Tuesday, September 28, 2021

29 USEF Competitions Added to Florida Winter Circuit Calendar

After review, the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has announced the addition of 29 sanctioned competitions to the Florida competition calendar for the 2022 season. In April, the national federation's Board of Directors approved a...

Unstoppable Margie Goldstein Engle

BY ANN JAMIESON Like so many of us, Margie Goldstein Engle's love for horses came from out of nowhere. Although her family is athletic and enjoys sports, no one else had ever fallen in love...

5 Tips When Using Waivers in Your Horse Program

By Kimbrell J. Hines, Esq. Interacting with even the most gentle horse always involves some risk—accidents do happen, after all. Horse owners and professionals can help protect their businesses by requiring all clients, guests, and...

Top US Harness Racing Tracks

When one thinks of horse racing in the United States, two events immediately spring to mind. The Kentucky Derby, one of the most historic and lucrative thoroughbred races in the world, and the Breeders’...

John Bragg’s Bridgeport Farms: Building Success From the Ground, Up

BY LINDSEY LONG If you’ve seen Bridgeport Farms at a horse show, chances are you’ve been impressed. The sheer size of the show setup is remarkable, with aisle after aisle of beautiful horses and ponies...

Who Jumped It Best? 2021 3’3″ Green Incentive Hunter Championship

PHOTOS © HEATHER N. PHOTOGRAPHY The champions may have already been crowned in Kentucky, but that doesn't mean we still don't have some awards to dole out. We need your help picking from these amazing...

We Must Accelerate Investment in Reducing Gas Emissions

In May 2021, an assessment report was released on global methane levels. This was conducted by CCAC, Climate and Clean Air Coalition and UNEP, United Nations Environment Program. It showed that methane emissions could...

War Films Classic

Love action movies? Then certain classic films on wars should be on your binge list. Here we look at classic old and modern movies that have won accolades and awards and impart information about...

F you, cancer. Thank you, CZ.

By Janina Lagemann-Doné This is the story of a horse and a diagnosis. The horse, Cayenne Z (CZ for short), is a 16.2 gelding I’d never met before. The diagnosis—a 6-centimeter tumor I didn’t know...

Harness Racing Returns To Meadowlands

With the summer days now ending, the racing calendar will soon switch its focus to the fall and as the nights begin to get much longer, the temperature within the Meadowlands Racetrack will only...

5 Strides With Thunder D’Azure

An “interview” with the pony jumper (via his rider of three years, Kenzie Chang!) The 14-year-old Connemara buckskin gelding, who goes by Thunder or Tutu at the barn, qualified for Pony Finals in 2021. 1. What’s...

Athletes Who Put Their Horses First During The Olympic Games

By StreamHorseTV Staff While the world grumbled about Simone Biles pulling out of most of her Olympic events, athletes’ mental health has been thrust to the forefront of most Olympic conversations.  It’s been interesting to...

When you’re at Mechlin Farm, You’re Family

BY NINA FEDRIZZI Barbecue is serious business in the Midwest, and St. Louis, Missouri might well be the capital. At Mechlin Farm in Wright City, less than an hour from St. Louis’s iconic downtown Gateway...

These Derby Hunters Give New Meaning to Jumping a “10”

You've heard of freak jumpers. You've heard of knees to nose, but what abut knees to eyeballs? These derby horses are hard to describe with words. The pictures do all the talking here!

The Invisible Fault: How do you Talk to Your Riders About Mental Health?

BY JENNY SWANSON Mental health needs a more open and diverse discussion with the professionals in our industry that juniors and amateurs regard as leaders. As a mental health professional, I have recently spent a...

What Does Digital Accountability Mean?

Rapidly advancing information and communication technologies encourage individuals to use the internet and social media platforms intensively. Millions of transactions per minute are made online, especially for searching (for example, captain cooks casino login),...

Beginner’s Guide to Horse Betting

With the increasing popularity of horse betting, it isn’t surprising why many people are wondering how to start. In today’s article, we will explain the main aspects of horse betting, give useful tips for...

‘ParaGold’ Documentary to Follow Paralympic Equestrian Athletes on the Road to Tokyo

Ron Davis is hard at work on his next project. The director of Harry and the Snowman and Life in the Doghouse, Davis has announced his next film will be a documentary on Para...

The Silent Loophole

By Piper Klemm In June, USEF announced that it had rescinded Peggy Fackrell's licenses as a USEF judge and steward for violating the Social Media and Ethics policy. Fackrell’s content in question included a Facebook post from...

Protected: Five Reasons Why I Love Pony Finals in the Rolex Arena

By Piper Klemm The return of the USEF Pony Finals to the Kentucky Horse Park earlier this month was more than a celebratory occasion, and I'm still basking in the jubilance that comes with being...

Valuing Your Team: More Than a ‘Thank You’

By Kara Pinato Scro/Jump Media   As an owner, trainer, or manager of an equestrian operation, your team extends beyond your day-to-day staff. Veterinarians, farriers, bodyworkers, and part-time help all play an integral part in...

“Horse Grrls,” Get Ready to Sing Along

If you liked James Crosby's "Grand Prix Girl," get ready for a playlist. The "American indie punk rock quartet" Tacocat's catchy tune "Horse Grrls" is an anthem. From Seattle, WA, Tacocat was founded in...