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Barns are reopening their doors, clinics are being scheduled, and shows are starting to creep back onto the calendar. But whether showing is a thing...
Today marks the seventh day since the brutal murder of George Floyd. Yet mentions of his death from fellow riders have been few and far...
“I use the heart rate monitor on her when I ride her,” Nicole Shahinian-Simpson told veterinarian David Freeman, MVB, Ph.D., DACVS, in a...
Like most members of the class of 2020, high school senior Brighton Craig missed out on the opportunity to celebrate her graduation in front of a...
Any good foxhunter will keep his cool if hounds are running nearby as he canters along, but while show hunters evolved from that time-honored...
Any good foxhunter will keep his cool if hounds are running nearby as he canters along, but while show hunters evolved from that time-honored...
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“I use the heart rate monitor on her when I ride her,” Nicole Shahinian-Simpson told veterinarian David Freeman, MVB, Ph.D., DACVS, in a...
Missing the Devon Horse Show this week? We are too, so we’re traveling back in time to bring you some of the highlights and our favorite moments...
If you’d asked amateur rider and second-year medical resident Dr. Karley Koch to predict what would be the hardest part of working in Oklahoma’s...
The show’s culinary traditions date back more than a century, and horsemen across the country look forward to eating their way across the...
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Missing the Devon Horse Show this week? We are too, so we’re traveling back in time to bring you some of the highlights and our favorite moments from this...
Today marks the seventh day since the brutal murder of George Floyd. Yet mentions of his death from fellow riders have been few and far between. For too...
Any good foxhunter will keep his cool if hounds are running nearby as he canters along, but while show hunters evolved from that time-honored tradition, few of...
Edna Reynolds was probably shaking in her boots watching her daughter, Betty Oare (née Reynolds), enter the ring. But Oare wasn't scared. Just 21 years...
“I use the heart rate monitor on her when I ride her,” Nicole Shahinian-Simpson told veterinarian David Freeman, MVB, Ph.D., DACVS, in a follow-up...
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Barns are reopening their doors, clinics are being scheduled, and shows are starting to creep back onto the calendar. But whether showing is a thing...
Today marks the seventh day since the brutal murder of George Floyd. Yet mentions of his death from fellow riders have been few and far...
At 22, Juan Matute Guimón isn't much older than the young riders he coached during a Feb. 15-16 clinic in Southern California. His lifetime...
Although she’s an accomplished rider in the hunter and jumper divisions, Shachine Belle has a true passion for teaching. When she isn’t...
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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...
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Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, commenters on The Chronicle of the Horse forums have offered one another support and advice for navigating the...
With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting all aspects of the horse industry, from boarding barns to shows to horse sales, if you’re a farm owner or...
Whether it’s a mild stomachache or a surgical situation, it’s good to know the basics of one of the most common equine ailments. Colic is one...
The United States Equestrian Federation Board of Directors has voted to prohibit the use of medroxyprogesterone acetate in horses competing in...
I've been considering whether to write this for months now, and I know what I'm about to say is likely to be wildly unpopular. However, the...
Fédération Equestre Internationale officials have confirmed rule changes are on the table with regard to blood on the horse and the use of the whip...

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