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The pressing need for riders to share responsibility for their own safety was a recurring theme at the Fédération Equestre Internationale Eventing...
McLain Ward is scoring some big wins with a new little horse in his string, emphasis on little: Ward’s newest ride, Catoki, stands just 15.2 hands...
After winning their first CDI outing since July of 2018, Olivia LaGoy-Weltz and Lonoir followed up in grand style, scoring a personal best of 80.49%...
If Cassanto were a person you wouldn’t be surprised to see him on a Wheaties box or on the cover of Sports Illustrated. He’s the whole package:...
New Zealand’s Sharn Wordley has a new five-star horse and Olympic hopeful in his stable. Carollo, owned by Anton and Michele Marano of Chicago,...
Georgina Bloomberg credits her exceptional string of horses for her successes over the last several years, but there's one in particular,...
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McLain Ward is scoring some big wins with a new little horse in his string, emphasis on little: Ward’s newest ride, Catoki, stands just 15.2 hands...
After winning their first CDI outing since July of 2018, Olivia LaGoy-Weltz and Lonoir followed up in grand style, scoring a personal best of 80.49%...
If Cassanto were a person you wouldn’t be surprised to see him on a Wheaties box or on the cover of Sports Illustrated. He’s the whole package:...
One summer afternoon in August of 2016, Danielle Ammeson went to bring in her 7-year-old American Warmblood Casino Royale from his paddock at her...
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Danash’s Northern Tempest is not hard to find at the Winter Equestrian Festival (Florida). She is quite literally spotted. The 7-year-old...
It didn’t take Ron Danta more than a few minutes to decide he wanted Lucca in his barn. The 2-year-old Thoroughbred had been bred to race, but Kip Elser of...
McLain Ward is scoring some big wins with a new little horse in his string, emphasis on little: Ward’s newest ride, Catoki, stands just 15.2 hands...
Charlotte Dujardin couldn't quite catch Isabell Werth in the Grand Prix freestyle at the Amsterdam CDI-W on Jan. 25, but Dujardin still set a new personal...
If you closed your eyes during the lessons at the Adequan/USDF FEI-Level Trainer’s Conference, held Jan. 20-21 in Loxahatchee, Florida, you might have...
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For the past few years, I’ve had the pleasure of writing about the off-track Thoroughbred for a variety of publications. I’ve run the gamut of...
If you closed your eyes during the lessons at the Adequan/USDF FEI-Level Trainer’s Conference, held Jan. 20-21 in Loxahatchee, Florida, you might...
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...
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...
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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,...
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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...
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