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I hate December. It’s cold; it’s dark, and it’s time spent twiddling my thumbs waiting to get to Florida. When I’ve had serious upper-level...
The US Equestrian Eventing Sport Committee has approved the following athletes for the Emerging Athlete Eventing 18 and Eventing 25 programs for...
Geneva, Switzerland—Dec. 10 Many of the biggest names in show jumping gathered in the Palexpo arena for the CHI Geneva, Dec. 6-9, to contest two...
Sixty-one rule change proposals will dominate the conversation at the U.S. Hunter Jumper Association Annual Meeting, which takes place Dec. 9-13 in...
Sixty-one rule change proposals will dominate the conversation at the U.S. Hunter Jumper Association Annual Meeting, which takes place Dec. 9-13 in...
Sixty-one rule change proposals will dominate the conversation at the U.S. Hunter Jumper Association Annual Meeting, which takes place Dec. 9-13 in...
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When I was growing up taking group lessons at a hunter/jumper barn in central Virginia, I occasionally witnessed other students fall off horses. It...
When I was growing up taking group lessons at a hunter/jumper barn in central Virginia, I occasionally witnessed other students fall off horses. It...
It’s a situation that happens often—a horse-crazy kid has to put his favorite hobby on hold to attend university. That was Dale Hailstones'...
Plastic bags, flower boxes, their own shadows—horses find anything and everything to spook at. Fortunately for Australian rider Charmaine Fuller,...
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She was known for her extended trot, and she was known for her presence and expression. But almost more than anything else, Grand Prix dressage horse Rocher...
Plastic bags, flower boxes, their own shadows—horses find anything and everything to spook at. Fortunately for Australian rider Charmaine Fuller, her...
The FEI World Cup Finals are returning to Las Vegas and the newly renovated Thomas & Mack Center in 2020. The world's best show jumping and dressage...
We all have a favorite horse show, the one we prioritize over the other shows, taking a real vacation, or a respectable professional wardrobe. For me that show...
Sixty-one rule change proposals will dominate the conversation at the U.S. Hunter Jumper Association Annual Meeting, which takes place Dec. 9-13 in Tampa,...
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How to approach hay issue Around The Farm 1481 42 Dec 4, 2018 11:21 AM
Clipping someone's horse without permission Horse Care 1319 26 Dec 8, 2018 5:49 PM
Mind my own business or should I say something? Off Course 1302 35 Dec 10, 2018 12:10 PM
All horses required to jog- potential rule change Hunter/Jumper 1253 22 Dec 9, 2018 11:23 PM
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I hate December. It’s cold; it’s dark, and it’s time spent twiddling my thumbs waiting to get to Florida. When I’ve had serious upper-level...
I recently found myself musing over a COTH blog titled “In Case Of Apocalypse, Give Me A Mare.” It got me to wondering how the horses I had known...
So just what makes Charlotte Dujardin so good? Sure, she’s sitting on nice horses, but how did she become such a dominant player in the dressage...
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
Pergolide has been the mainstay treatment of Equine Cushing’s disease, also known as pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction, for several decades....
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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