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Patriot can be described in a few ways. He’s childproof, a carrot connoisseur, a bit of a slow walker, and a consistent ride in the ring—so much...
Patriot can be described in a few ways. He’s childproof, a carrot connoisseur, a bit of a slow walker, and a consistent ride in the ring—so much...
Kent Farrington and Gazelle came away with top honors in the $132,000 Adequan Grand Prix CSI*** after a tense jump-off competition at Tryon...
The Badminton Horse Trials announced on Oct. 12 that 2019 will be the last year Mitsubishi Motors acts as the title sponsor. The 2019 Badminton Horse...
Harrisburg, Pa.—Oct. 15 238 starters had been whittled down to just six riders, and the judges had one final test they wanted to see before they...
Harrisburg, Pa.—Oct. 15 238 starters had been whittled down to just six riders, and the judges had one final test they wanted to see before they...
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Patriot can be described in a few ways. He’s childproof, a carrot connoisseur, a bit of a slow walker, and a consistent ride in the ring—so much...
Harrisburg, Pa.—Oct. 13 It’s no secret that competing in the big equitation isn’t just about hard work and talent, it also requires a...
First level at any dressage show is highly competitive, but especially at the Col. Bengt Ljungquist Memorial Championships, where two large divisions...
His coat may be fluffy and faded from spending his days grazing in a paddock with his miniature horse companions, but at 30, Diplomacy’s eyes are...
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We’re here in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, yet again for the Dover Saddlery/U.S. Hunter Seat Medal Finals, where 241 of the country’s top junior riders aspire...
The U.S. Equestrian Federation announced on Oct. 9 that the George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session is postponed until 2020 to allow for a...
Every now and then, I’ve seen a horse run away with an inexperienced rider. Or rather, I’ve seen a horse dutifully canter around the ring while an...
Harrisburg, Pa.—Oct. 14 When judge Geoff Teall was asked what put Brian Moggre on top in the Dover Saddlery/U.S. Hunter Seat Medal he was unequivocal in...
“OK, when you meet Spike, you can stroke him, but you’ve got to stroke him in one place. Right between his eyes—that’s the safe zone.” Gemma...
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From time to time, Humans insist upon playing dress-up with their quadruped instructors. I don’t mean “Halloween,” which I’m convinced is the...
Every now and then, I’ve seen a horse run away with an inexperienced rider. Or rather, I’ve seen a horse dutifully canter around the ring while...
Aldie, Va.—Aug. 14 Proper flatwork is the foundation for nearly every equestrian discipline, and it’s especially critical for jumping. How...
Although she’s an accomplished rider in the hunter and jumper divisions, Shachine Belle has a true passion for teaching. When she isn’t...
On St. Patrick’s Day, between 30 and 40 foot-pack enthusiasts gathered at the Strathalbyn Farms Club gazebo in Weldon Spring, Mo., for the 38th...
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As I write it’s the morning of the fifth and final day of the 2018 Chicago regional session of the USHJA’s Emerging Athletes Program. In front of me at HITS-Chicago sits a...
There isn’t a gentle way to start this post, so I’m just starting: [In March], my horse passed away. It was a Monday, so the barn was closed until 3 p.m. As you can...
Summer has hit us like a freight train, with heat indexes over 100* and high humidity here in Virginia. Summer is long and unrelenting here in the South, so it’s acclimate or...
In my teens and 20s, becoming a better rider was about surviving in the sport. As a kid from a non-horsey family without enough money to buy and care for a horse, learning to...
This afternoon I got a phone call from a friend and fellow event rider who has just been named to the reserve list of a certain team competition in September. I was really hoping...
I have to admit that this might be my favorite portion of this series to write. What I normally see when an equine job ad pops up on social media is something so abrasive,...
Horse Care
On May 16 the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services confirmed a diagnosis of Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy in one horse...
Fédération Equestre Internationale officials have confirmed rule changes are on the table with regards to blood on the horse and the use of the...
After nine months of rest, rehab, surgery and lots of anxiety, Danny took a big step forward in his return to work—he was cleared to go back under...
Our columnist shares what she’s learned from years of handling horses during wildfires. During the horrific fires that ripped through California...
Education for those who create horses and those who want them will benefit everyone. The breeders in America face many challenges in producing...
After spending more than two weeks at the U.S. Department of Agriculture quarantine center at the Miami International Airport due to a positive...

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