Horse Sports
Denver—Dec .11 It was standing room only during the SafeSport presentation at the U.S. Hunter Jumper Association Annual Meeting. U.S. Center for...
Jenny Spain is the first to admit that she didn’t start riding off-the-track Thoroughbreds by choice. “The reality is I probably got into it...
Never Outfoxed fits the stereotype of Thoroughbred event horse to a T. A bit high strung and sensitive, the 13-year-old gelding (Veronica’s...
Patience is a virtue. It's also Jessica Springsteen's lasting lesson of 2019. "There was a point this summer where I felt like I could...
Sixty-six rule change proposals will dominate conversation at the U.S. Hunter Jumper Association Annual Meeting, which takes place Dec. 8-12 in...
Sixty-six rule change proposals will dominate conversation at the U.S. Hunter Jumper Association Annual Meeting, which takes place Dec. 8-12 in...
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When Master Sgt. Luann Van Peursem retired after 33 years in the service, she was a highly decorated combat veteran, having earned the U.S. Air Force...
Jenny Spain is the first to admit that she didn’t start riding off-the-track Thoroughbreds by choice. “The reality is I probably got into it...
Never Outfoxed fits the stereotype of Thoroughbred event horse to a T. A bit high strung and sensitive, the 13-year-old gelding (Veronica’s...
Patience is a virtue. It's also Jessica Springsteen's lasting lesson of 2019. "There was a point this summer where I felt like I could...
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This hilarious, ever-popular piece by humor columnist Jody Lynne Werner originally ran on Dec. 1, 2014, on www.coth.com.  The question of whether or not to...
You are losing sleep over details. You are angry on a hundred fronts. You are a powder keg of emotion. All it takes is Donna innocently asking, “Did you feed...
Patience is a virtue. It's also Jessica Springsteen's lasting lesson of 2019. "There was a point this summer where I felt like I could not jump a...
Diane Carney, the president of a new group seeking to reform the SafeSport process, discusses the reasons behind the organization. Why was Athletes For...
Sixty-six rule change proposals will dominate conversation at the U.S. Hunter Jumper Association Annual Meeting, which takes place Dec. 8-12 in Denver....
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You are losing sleep over details. You are angry on a hundred fronts. You are a powder keg of emotion. All it takes is Donna innocently asking,...
This hilarious, ever-popular piece by humor columnist Jody Lynne Werner originally ran on Dec. 1, 2014, on www.coth.com.  The question of whether...
Riders went back to basics and were pushed outside their comfort zone in Anne Kursinski’s annual show jumping clinic at Market Street, Inc., in...
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
The United States Equestrian Federation Board of Directors has voted to prohibit the use of medroxyprogesterone acetate in horses competing in...
Emma Fletcher was sitting at the table at her aunt’s house for Thanksgiving dinner last year when she received a phone call from the barn manager...
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 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...

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