Saturday, June 6, 2020

What A Dog Trainer Can Teach Us About Training Horses

Regular training must be an essential part of your animal’s routine if you wish to improve the special connection with your furry friend and gain their loyalty. All animals and pets are...

Design Horse Shows to Build Confidence for Horse and Rider

BY R.L. JACOBS Now that horse shows are back in action after Covid-19 caused shows to be cancelled for over two months, it is interesting to see that some...

A Complete Guide to Equine Colic

(SAINT JOSEPH, Mo., June 3, 2020) Colic could certainly be labeled as the most common health concern in the modern horse. In a 2017 report by Pet Plan Equine, colic was reported to...

Returning to Our (New) Horse Show Normal

BY PONYMOMAMMY I never thought I would miss the inevitable horse show hangover, but after months of quarantine and cancelled shows, my body was craving the Monday morning exhaustion,...

Where to Begin Again?

How to get back in the tack after time away from riding Jane Ehrhart runs River Hill Farm, a private training facility based in Wellington, FL. River Hill...

How to Improve Your Odds at Online Roulette

The game of Roulette was developed in the 1600s. At that time, the odds in favour of the house were determined to be 2.7 per cent. When Roulette came to America, a...

Let Us Hope When Times are Hard

BY JONATHAN PORTEOUS Hope is one of the defining characteristics of human beings. It drives us to be better, to work harder, and to love stronger. Hope can be...

Needlepoint Belts Add Some Pop & Tradition to Your Show Attire

BY ELIZABETH SOUSA Tradition tells us that show attire should not stray from solid, dark shades. As of late however, we have seen more variation in colors in the...

A Thoroughbred Dream: Creating the Hunter Champion an Exercise Rider Rescued from the Slaughter...

BY FRAN BURNS I’ve always had affection for Thoroughbreds. Growing up riding and showing in Maryland, I rode with Jill French, John French’s mom (Yes, that John French), at...

Tom Brennan Provides a Virtual Look Inside the Judge’s Box

Brennan increases understanding and accessibility through his Judge My Round online platform. BY CATIE STASZAK Tom Brennan’s calendar is always full. Holding roles as a...

What They Don’t Tell You About Horseback Riding

BY TAYLOR SANTOSUOSSO  “Try horseback riding lessons,” they said. “Horses keep you out of trouble,” they said. Well, what they don’t tell you...

The Delinquent Client: A Potential Problem for All Involved in Equine Sport

By Armand Leone & Jessica Choper What’s The Stableman’s Lien? A state law that allows a stable owner to keep possession of a horse...

10 Things Every Rider Needs in their Barn Bag

This year, never be caught unprepared - make sure your barn bag is packed and with you at all times!  Here are 10 items we think every rider needs...

Royal Ascot 2020: Queen Elizabeth will not be there, but her horse will

Strange times indeed. That horses would run 36 races all alone in the equestrian event of the year, no one could have foreseen at the beginning of 2020. Royal Ascot is the...

Horses and princesses: the Windsor riding sportswomen

The times are long past when the British monarchs rode horses to lead their troops into battle, but some sort of blood, or perhaps soul, connection between the royals and their steeds...

7 Tips for Online Poker Players

We all value poker for the thrill and for the sums that come to us with these thrills. The adrenaline rush during distribution and happiness, when everything is in our favor, are...

Hidden Creek’s Rain Fox (1983-2014)

At the end of 2014, the pony world lost one of the greats, Hidden Creek’s Rain Fox, one of the first crossbred stallions. His life was both long – he was 31...

A Partner for Life

By Betsy Kelley Every horse crazy little girl grew up dreaming about that once in a lifetime horse. The magical steed from the movies...

Bets to Avoid When Playing Online Casino Games

A lot of things need to be considered when determining the best and worst bets in online casino games. The house advantage plays a crucial role, but it’s not the only factor.

5 Things Any Rider Can Do To Be Successful

BY EMILY ELEK I don't teach public riding lessons anymore. Instead, my business focuses on sales and leases so I can spend more time with my own family. I...

National Show Hunter Hall of Fame – Navy Commander

Research by Marianne Taylor, Text by Tim Wickes. It’s a lovely day in 1963 and the great Working Hunter, Navy Commander, and young Ernie Oare have had a fall...

The Entitlement of Victimhood

BY ELYSE SCHENK Unpopular opinion: winners aren’t villains, and losers aren’t victims.  Accusing competitors of winning without genuinely earning their success is a harmful, trendy habit...