Wednesday, Jul. 24, 2024



Birthdate: 1/18/62

Location: The Plains, Va.

Farm: O’Connor Eventing Team

Birthdate: 2/17/58

Location: The Plains, Va.

Farm: O’Connor Event Team

411: Karen began competing internationally in 1979, when she was just 21 years old.


Birthdate: 3/26/62

Location: Aldie, VA

Farm: Southern Edition Farm

411: From Virginia, Stephen got his first taste of competition riding in for the Loudon County

Fédération Equestre Internationale Secretary General Ingmar De Vos has dismissed remarks by Belgian national coach Pierre Arnould that endurance riding could become a banned sport if

Irene C. Acker

Horsewoman Irene C. Acker died of Alzheimer’s disease on Aug. 10 in Wilmington, N.C. She was 93.

Mrs. Acker was born in

As a child, Valarie Wolf was inspired to paint when she visited the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and saw a nearly life-sized Landseer

The ruler of Dubai has ordered a decree to criminalize the use of steroids on race horses following a doping scandal involving his horses in

Prominent European federations are pressuring the Fédération Equestre Internationale to “clean up” endurance riding in the Middle East, citing the high incidence of doping and

Cecelia “Tiny” Hunter

Lifelong equine enthusiast and late-in-life horse show champion Cecelia “Tiny” Hunter died Oct. 29 in Ocala, Fla.  She was 93.

Barney Ward

Barney Ward, former show jumper and father of two-time show jumping Olympic team gold medalist McLain Ward, died on Oct. 27 after a

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