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75th Anniversary

January 1, 2013

Beyond The Legend Of George H. Morris

Just one year younger than the Chronicle, he’s graced its pages countless times and been a subscriber for more than 60 years. In addition to his major milestones, find out about his acting career, lack of abilities with the microwave and when he listens to Lady Gaga. This article appeared in the 75th Anniversary Edition of The Chronicle of the Horse, the July 9, 2012 issue. Throughout January, we will feature some of the most popular articles that appeared in print in the Chronicle in 2012.

July 3, 2012

The Freestyle Is Still Evolving

Jan. 31, 2003

Although freestyles were a normal part of the dressage world by 2003, the debate continued over how to marry the artistic and technical merits.

The musical freestyle, once a rarity, is now firmly entrenched in the world of competitive dressage. The World Cup first required freestyles in 1986, and they were added to the Olympic format in 1996. And while it is growing in popularity among riders and spectators, many people are not sure just what it should be.

July 3, 2012

Showing, And Showing Support

Sept. 28, 2001

Business as usual is the way of the horse world, but after the Sept. 11 attacks, even the riders were shaken and thought hard about how to honor the victims of the attacks.

Following the tragedy of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, many questioned the wisdom of continuing with a normal horse show schedule while the nation seemed to come to a halt. On a weekend when professional sports such as football, baseball and golf canceled their activities, many horse shows, including the Lincoln American Gold Cup, carried on.

July 3, 2012

The Chronicle Over The Decades: 2000s

The Chronicle of the Horse is celebrating its 75th birthday in 2012. This is the last article in a seven-week series in which we’ve brought you a decade-by-decade look at the history that has filled its pages since 1937.

June 26, 2012

The Chronicle Over The Decades: 1990s

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 26, 2012

My Reply To Some Unsolicited Advice

Nov. 26, 1999

June 26, 2012

Vote For the Greater Good, AHSA

Jan. 4, 1991

Editor John Strassburger argued that it was a good decision to require ASTM-SEI helmets, even if riders weren't eager to don them.

June 26, 2012

Our Fragile Times

Dec. 28, 1990

While horses have always been the main focus of the Chronicle's editorial pages, sometimes world events are too big to ignore.

How different the world looks today than a year ago. Do you remember that almost giddy time? We were talking about the “peace dividend” as the Cold War ended following the destruction of the Berlin Wall and the democratization of Eastern Europe. Peace seemed to have really arrived at last.

June 26, 2012

A Tough Act To Follow

Aug. 24, 1990

The first World Equestrian Games were held in Stockholm, and Chronicle President Peter Winants was there to document it.

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