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July 10, 2012

Greenhalgh Found Dead After Fire

Regular Chronicle contributor Sarah L. Greenhalgh’s cottage burned down on the morning of Monday, July 9, and authorities have now confirmed that the body found was that of Greenhalgh.

Greenhalgh, 48, began contributing regularly to the Chronicle in 1990, and she moved into the cottage near Upperville, Va., approximately a year ago.

July 3, 2012

The Chronicle Over The Decades: 2000s

The Chronicle of the Horse is celebrating its 75th birthday in 2012. This is the last article in a seven-week series in which we’ve brought you a decade-by-decade look at the history that has filled its pages since 1937.

June 29, 2012

Colorado Fires Displace Livestock, Horses

Scorching temperatures and little rain caused several wildfires to blaze near Fort Collins, Colo., this month, and horses and humans were forced to evacuate.

June 20, 2012

Updated: Tryon Died Of Accidental Overdose

Olympic eventer Amy Tryon died due to an accidental opiate overdose, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office (Wash.).

Tryon died on April 12 in her sleep at the age of 42.

June 17, 2012

Roffman And Hafner Finish On Top At USEF Dressage Festival Of Champions

Gladstone, N.J. – June 17

After winning the Prix St. Georges and the Intermediaire I, Caroline Roffman was in a good position to take home the National Intermediaire I championship as she headed into the freestyle. But fireworks and horses seldom make a good combination, and a wedding celebration that went late into the night near the stabling meant Pie had a less than restful night.

June 16, 2012

Roffman And Hafner Prevail At The USEF Dressage Festival Of Champions

Caroline Roffman and Pie stood out again at the U.S. Equestrian Federation Dressage Festival of Champions, this time winning the Intermediaire I test with a 75.39 percent.

“He was so good yesterday, and I was a little bit nervous that I couldn’t do it again,” she said. “He was different. He was a little more nervous, but he tried for me, so I couldn’t be happier.”

June 16, 2012

Peters Proves Unstoppable In Olympic Dressage Selection Trials

Gladstone, N.J. – June 16

Steffen Peters and Legolas secured their place on top of the rankings of the National Grand Prix Dressage Championship with a winning Grand Prix Special (77.95%) at the U.S. Equestrian Federation Dressage Festival Of Champions. Their average score over four tests and two weekends was 77.65 percent.

“Out of all four days, I think today he did the best piaffe and passage. He wants to do it,” said Peters. “I can’t believe how generous this horse really is.”

June 15, 2012

Konyot Shines In The Third Leg Of The Olympic Selection Trials

Gladstone, N.J. – June 15

Tina Konyot blew away the judges with her Grand Prix test at the U.S. Equestrian Federation Dressage Festival of Champions, scoring an 80.14 percent, the first score out of the 70s for the Olympic selection trials this year.

Her test started with the most square and elegant halt of the group on her Calecto V, which impressed the judges enough to start her with an average of 92 percent for the first movement.

June 14, 2012

Pie Picks Up A Prix St. Georges Win At The USEF Dressage Festival Of Champions

Gladstone, N.J. – June 14

Caroline Roffman got it right when she said, "Pie had the best ride we've ever had. Luckily, it was in the ring."

The ride earned them the Prix St. Georges win at the U.S. Equestrian Federation Dresssage Festival of Champions.

Pie’s score of 73.97 percent took the lead early in the day, and no one could quite catch them. Steffen Peters and Sundance 8 came the closest with a 72.23 percent, good enough for second.

June 12, 2012

National Show Hunter Hall Of Fame Inducts 2012 Class

Two horses and six horsemen were inducted into the National Show Hunter Hall of Fame at the annual year-end award dinner, held in Haverford, Pa., on May 29.

The horses were Super Flash, owned by Mrs. Sylvester Johnson, and All The Gold, owned by Billie Steffee.

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