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Hawley Bennett: Olympic Ski Jumper? Photo via Hawley Bennett.
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Will we soon be seeing Hawley Bennett on the Canadian Olympic team … for ski jumping? It sure looks that way from this photo, but she’s decided that eventing is more her speed. If you’re...
» Read More By on Jun 30, 2015 12:01 am
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Katie Murphy posted an excellent recap of Groton House over on Bloggers Row this morning, and she also shared her helmet cam aboard Desert Sonorous, her lovely Thoroughbred mare, who finished third in the Open...
» Read More By on Jun 29, 2015 5:00 pm
Jennifer Chapin and Ivan Ivan. Photo by Joan Davis/Flatlandsfoto.
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It’s time to play Who Jumped It Best? Groton House Farm Edition! Take a look at these photos from the water complex in the Senior Novice A division at Groton House this past weekend and vote...
» Read More By on Jun 29, 2015 1:00 pm
Michael Jung and fischerTakinou. Photo via Michael Jung on Facebook.
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Without an FEI event running in the U.S. this past weekend, all eyes were on Strzegom Horse Trials in Poland, which hosted an impressive seven international levels ranging from a junior CIC* to a CCI3*, as well...
» Read More By on Jun 29, 2015 11:00 am
Wound Care+ treats skin abrasions, post-surgical sites, staph, rashes, ring worm, rain rot, mange, cinch fungus and scratches. Photo by Lorraine Peachey.
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Let’s talk equine first aid kits! My first aid kit for the barn is stocked with products to treat the typical injuries or accidents around the barn and pasture. Thankfully, the most common types of injuries...
» Read More By on Jun 29, 2015 9:00 am
A gorgeous morning at Chattahoochee Hills. Photo by Leslie Threlkeld.
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The weather wreaked havoc at events all over the country this weekend. Groton House in Massachusetts made the call to compress the show from three days to two when it became clear the weather was...
» Read More By on Jun 29, 2015 12:39 am
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We all have blooper moments in life, but we don’t all put them on video for the world to see. Here’s where we tip our cap once again to SmartPak for putting together this hilarious...
» Read More By on Jun 28, 2015 1:00 pm
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The time has come! We’ve had too many quality applicants to count this year, and we had the difficult task of narrowing the field down to three finalists. We’ve posted all three of their entries...
» Read More By on Jun 28, 2015 11:00 am
It's not every day you get a box of medals in the mail!
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Despite some awful rainfall that refused to let up, the crew at Encore Horse Trials worked to do their best to get the show in. Due to safety concerns of being able to get emergency vehicles on...
» Read More By on Jun 28, 2015 2:06 am
Riders enjoy the scenery at Queeny Park. Photo courtesy of Kick On Photo.
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Queeny Park is the St. Louis area’s only event, nestled in the heart of Area IV. Looking back on my childhood, some of my fondest memories are of walking our horses across the street to...
» Read More By on Jun 27, 2015 5:00 pm