Horse Sports
U.S. Hunter Jumper Association officials announced the USHJA Young Jumper Championships, set to debut in 2021. This new competition will serve as the...
In 2009, after 17 years of work under Robert Dover, Katherine Bateson-Chandler was pushed to leave the nest. Bateson-Chandler, 44, was a teenager...
The British populace understands one certain universal truth: Nothing is certain at the Grand National. Established more than 180 years ago, the...
The Chronicle will present the Junior Gallery in our annual Junior & Pony Issue, published July 6. All readers 18 years and younger may submit...
Devon Horse Show and Country Fair organizers announced on March 30 that the 124th DHSCF scheduled for May 21-31 has been canceled. This is only the...
The U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation has awarded the 2020 Amanda Pirie Warrington Grant to Mia Farley, a current member of the U.S. Equestrian...
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The British populace understands one certain universal truth: Nothing is certain at the Grand National. Established more than 180 years ago, the...
Down an unassuming country lane flanked by wheat fields, through a gate and neatly trimmed hedges, is a well-ordered stable yard bustling with...
When Penny Brennan rode into the ring at the Gulf Coast Magnolia Classic in Gulfport, Mississippi, for the $25,000 Purina Grand Prix in February, a...
In the Chronicle’s new series, we follow various equine professionals throughout a typical day. In this installment, Jennifer Gates took us...
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On Tuesday, after watching the numbers rise, after seeing the growing numbers of states restrict movement, and after listening to recommendations from the CDC...
When Penny Brennan rode into the ring at the Gulf Coast Magnolia Classic in Gulfport, Mississippi, for the $25,000 Purina Grand Prix in February, a bluebird...
In the Chronicle’s new series, we follow various equine professionals throughout a typical day. In this installment, Jennifer Gates took us through her day...
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Beezie Madden announced April 2 that top partner Darry Lou has been sold to Jennifer Gates. Madden initially planned to...
Devon Horse Show and Country Fair organizers announced on March 30 that the 124th DHSCF scheduled for May 21-31 has been canceled. This is only the second time...
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News of COVID-19 was just starting to hit the Pacific Northwest in early March, and as a journalist and avid news reader, I was getting nervous. I...
It’s been more than two weeks since Italy was put in quarantine to contain the world’s deadliest coronavirus outbreak. It's an experience...
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...
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
As the coronavirus continues to spread, it seems like we are asked every day to make new adjustments to our personal and professional lives. The...
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 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...

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