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June 19, 2012

The Chronicle Over The Decades: 1980s

The Chronicle of the Horse is celebrating its 75th birthday in 2012. For seven weeks we’ll bring you a decade-by-decade look at the history that has filled its pages since 1937.

In a July 29, 1988, commentary, editor John Strassburger took stock of the last eight years in horse sport, marveling at the expansion at the top levels of the sport:

June 12, 2012

The Chronicle Over The Decades: 1970s

The Chronicle of the Horse is celebrating its 75th birthday in 2012. For seven weeks we’ll bring you a decade-by-decade look at the history that has filled its pages since 1937.

Plenty of major changes swept through the equestrian community during the 1970s. In international competition, the U.S. Equestrian Team was a major international force, with show jumping, dressage and eventing squads sweeping the 1975 Pan American Games (Mexico City) gold medals, and all three teams earning medals over the course of the Olympic Games in Munich (1972) and Montreal (1976).

June 12, 2012

New Bedfellows

Jan. 18, 1974

The addition of non-Thoroughbreds to The Chronicle of the Horse’s 1974 stallion issue was such a bold move, then-editorial assistant Peter Winants wrote an editorial to explain the decision.

June 12, 2012

A Progress Report on Combined Training And Dressage

May 19, 1978

Major General Jonathan R. Burton was invited to evaluate the state of both sports in a guest editorial for The Chronicle of the Horse’s “First Annual Combined Training and Dressage Issue."

June 5, 2012

The Chronicle Over The Decades: 1960s

The Chronicle of the Horse is celebrating its 75th birthday in 2012. For seven weeks we’ll bring you a decade-by-decade look at the history that has filled its pages since 1937.

June 5, 2012

Amateurs Appear

In a report on the Devon Horse Show in the June 14, 1963, issue of the Chronicle, correspondent "Fencepost" writes...

New Hunter Division

June 5, 2012

Waiting Home Letter

Jan. 1, 1960

Letters to the Editor

That’s What The Photographer Said

Dear Sir:

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