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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...

5 Tips for Horse Race Betting

One of the things that unite people of all kinds is betting, be it on sports competitions or casino games and tournaments. We do it for the thrill of the unknown and...

Did the Pandemic Prove We Rely Too Much on Showing?

BY GREGORY M. FRANKLIN, CANTERBURY FARM Let me preface this by stating two facts.  First, I love going to horse shows. I enjoy the competition, camaraderie,...

NARG Releases Sport Report: 2020 Winter Venues

May 21, 2020 -   When the North American Riders Group last sent a release about plans for the return of the NARG Top 25, the terms COVID-19 pandemic, shelter-in-place order, social...

Penny Carpenter: Turning a Passion for Horses Into 48 Years of Stewarding

BY KRISTIN PITZER Penny Carpenter has loved horses since she was a child. Originally from New York, she got her start at a stable within biking distance of her...

How to Start Riding in University

By Jeramy Ryanolds Being a high-school senior means that you have some important decisions to make. You have to finish your studies and make up your mind if and...

Three Appealing Bets for 2020/21 National Hunt Season

It won’t be long before the jumpers return to action in the UK and Ireland, kickstarting the 2020/21 campaign, where as ever, all roads lead to the Cheltenham Festival in March.

Boarding Barns Are Prepared for Anything… Even the Apocalypse

BY ELYSE SCHENK Those willing to pursue the unforgiving business of horse boarding aren’t in it for the promise of easy success. Only a certain type of entrepreneur will...

Royal Ascot 2020 will have to run behind closed doors while the Queen rides...

Back in April, two things were already clear: the first, Royal Ascot could only take place on its usual June time slot; the second, it would have to happen behind closed doors....

GIVE BACK FOR SPECIAL EQUESTRIANS ISSUES S.O.S. SAVE OUR STABLES PLEA FOR THERAPEUTIC HORSEBACK...

Emergency Relief Fund Launched to Care for Equines "For want of a nail, the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe, the horse was lost; for want of...

Recipients Announced for 2020 USHJA Gochman Grant for USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting...

Lexington, Ky.—May 20, 2020—The U.S. Hunter Jumper Association is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the USHJA Gochman Grant for USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm. Lulu Carney, Jocelyn Flannery and...

Triple Crown adds ButiPEARL™ Z EQ to all its feeds

11 June 2019 | Wayzata, Minnesota — Triple Crown Nutrition is leading the industry in horse nutrition as the first national equine-related feed company in America to add ButiPEARL™ Z EQ technology to...

Laura Connaway: Creating Her Own Path

BY EMILY DAILY/JUMP MEDIA As a life-long rider and fourth-generation equestrian, Laura Connaway always knew she wanted to center her livelihood around horses. But she also realized that a...
The Plaidcast 178: Yvonne Ocrant & Joe Norick by WEC

Plaidcast 178: Yvonne Ocrant & Joe Norick by World Equestrian Center

LISTEN NOW To listen to the Plaidcast, you can use the player below, the Horse Radio Network iOS App, Android App, Stitcher, Spotify, iTunes, Google Play Music, or your...

Carrico: a Stallion for All Rings

By Sissy Wickes Seaman and Dignelli met at Ludger Beerbaum’s farm in Germany to try a beautiful 16.3 stallion by Catoki out of Kapitale named Carrico. When they arrived...

Every Little Breath You Take… Can Improve Your Riding

By Tonya Johnston, MA The most powerful skill you possess is something you have in common with your horse: breathing. Of course, you were both born knowing how to...

Online Casino Software Worthy of Your Attention

By Frankie Wilde Everything about a casino depends on the software they use – quite literally! Without great software, casinos are not able to offer a quality gambling experience,...

Challenges Turn into Lessons for an Equestrian Duo

(SAINT JOSEPH, Mo., May 20, 2020) Once in a very great while someone new will walk into your world and make a profound difference in your life. And sometimes that “someone” will canter into...

How Horse Therapy Helps Reduce Students’ Stress

Modern psychology bases many of its treatment methods on animal therapy. Animals and pets are used as a source of emotional support, as well as actual physical assistance. The effects have been...

From the Ground Up: Rethinking the Relationship With Your Horse

BY ELYSE SCHENK “Running scared” is how I overheard a cowboy once characterize jumper horses. He criticized the discipline for forceful training, resulting in fearful horses that perform only...

How This Blind Jumper Rider Is Pursuing Her Dreams – and Paving the Way...

By Rennie Dyball As Wren Blae Zimmerman turns toward the first fence in her jumper classic at World Equestrian Center, she isn’t looking for a distance. She’s just counting....