Wednesday, November 25, 2020

What is the National Show Hunter Hall of Fame?

Originally printed in the May/June 2017 Print Issue By Prue Draper Osborn Every spring a light is shined on the great names and faces in our...

Breaking Down The Pre-Purchase Exam with Palm Beach Equine Clinic

Winter is coming! For riders looking ahead to the beasts that are the winter circuits from coast to coast in North America, that phrase means more than an ode to Game of...

No Place Like Home? Bridgewater College to Sell Equestrian Center and Shift Riding Teams

BY WALTER ROBB Bridgewater College used to feel like home.  I'm a junior here, and heavily involved in the equestrian program. Being able to learn to...

Analysis of Horse Race Betting For 2017-2020 and Advice For Subsequent Competitions

Horse racing is one of the incredibly popular betting competitions established in the United Kingdom. As part of the process, you will be placing bets on the final placement of participating horses....

Developing Lightness and Feel: Exercises from Geoff Teall

Within the 263 pages of “Geoff Teall on Riding Hunters, Jumpers and Equitation,” Teall covers an impressive multitude of topics aimed at helping riders increase the effectiveness of their time spent in...

Wit and Wisdom from a Horse

BY TRISH LEMKE “Don’t apologize (or if you’re an apology addict, do it less)” If you’ve ever studied or even watched horse behavior, you’ll notice that...

Normalizing Rider Safety One Vest at a Time

Two months ago, Catherine Winter launched Ride EquiSafe, a one-stop shop for all things safety. BY KRISTIN PITZER A few years ago, Catherine Winter, who had...

Depression in the Equestrian Community: My Quest for Safety

BY ELSPETH ROAKE At first it was difficult for me to speak publicly about my depression, but when I do I am usually met with similar accounts. As a...

The World’s Fastest Horse Breeds

Horses interest so many different people for so many different reasons. For equestrians, horses are part of their job. The same goes for trainers. Ditto for breeders. Some people...

Get to Know Top Junior Rider, John Angus

BY DANI SCHNEIDER John Angus is an eighteen-year-old top junior rider competing successfully in all three rings. That’s impressive on its own, but even more so when you take...

Disney Made a New Black Beauty Movie and I Have FEELINGS About It

BY LAUREN MAULDIN I've never been one to cry in movies, especially when I was younger. My late husband once challenged me to watch Life is Beautiful without tearing...

The History and Future of Horse Racing

Horse racing is one of the oldest types of sports betting in existence, but it is no longer the same sport that it was when our grandparents were little. The rising growth...

Every Horse Has Something to Teach Us

BY MICHAELA MANGUS “This one will teach you how to hold your shoulders back,” I say as I hand Theo’s reins back over to my dirt-covered student, her expression...

Some Signs to Know That Your Horse Trusts You

Do you know what one thing that every horseback rider would want to know is? We guess that if you have been around horses or horses interest you, you may already know...

A Perfect Morning Riding in Spain

I wake up in the morning to a sore butt and a stiff back.  My body groans a little bit as I roust myself out of my cozy, little bed in the...

The Top Jockeys In History

Jockeys are key figures when it comes to successful horse racing. It takes skill, technique and master ship to be a great jockey. However, the best jockeys can also be measured for...

The Freedom in Movement After Living Through an Eating Disorder

BY EMMA SHUPPER Today, I am me and nothing else. I am a person going through this crazy, beautiful, scary journey we call life. It’s a task of continually...

Life Hacks for Maintaining a Proper Pace on Course

BY PONYMOMAMMY We all know that the secret to finding 8-10 proper jump distances in a course is to stop looking for the distances. Easier said than done, right?...

Helpful Tips If Your Horse Stressing Out on Shows

Is your horse stressing out on shows? Check out the interesting facts to keep your horses healthy and stress-free from shows. Be sure to stay stress-free yourself. Horse shows...

What makes online scratch cards popular?

Any player, who has been associated with the gambling industry for a long time, has heard of the word scratch cards. Scratch cards are not typical casino games. In fact, they were...

Bernie Traurig – A Man for All Disciplines

BY ANN JAMIESON "My first ride on a horse was with my mother, and I was 11 years old. It was at a place called Whitey's Stables on Long...

How Getting Your Kid a Horse Impacts Their Health and Education

Nowadays, every household looks to have a family pet, whether it be a cat or a dog. Understand that having a pet usually has a lot of advantages for the family. In...