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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Photo from Mara Whitten's Facebook page
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It was certainly one of those weekends where I feel like I need to go to work to recover from it. I stayed out far too late last night at Tack Warehouse’s annual barn-party for...
» Read More By on Nov 24, 2014 1:49 am
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It seems that every horse person’s dream is to go riding in Ireland. We see countless equestrian vacations geared towards the Irish at heart and constantly find ourselves drooling over Irish sale ads or auction...
» Read More By on Nov 23, 2014 4:30 pm
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There’s nothing that says “horse person” quite as much as the sensation of a buzzing clipper in your hand for two hours straight, wearing a rain coat and rain pants inside the barn, and sneezing...
» Read More By on Nov 23, 2014 1:30 pm
Stephanie Kleinbauer and KO Aiken. Photo courtesy of Kathleen Haak.
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Standing just shy of 13.2 hands high (not including his traditionally-cut, yet totally rocking, mane), KO Aiken is an adorable Norwegian Fjord whose charming personality and love of jumping make him a definite “horse of a...
» Read More By on Nov 23, 2014 12:00 pm
Photo courtesy of Valerie Durbon.
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As the lucky winner of the auditing passes to the Mary King clinic, I bundled up this past Thursday and Friday and headed over to Morven Park in Leesburg, VA. I was eager to learn...
» Read More By on Nov 23, 2014 10:30 am
Pedro Gutiérrez  (MEX) Racques Biats. Photo courtesy of Phyllis Dawson.
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Medal positions remained unchanged after the cross country competition yesterday at the Central American games. Guatemala leads the way in gold medal position on a cumulative score of 148.10....
» Read More By on Nov 23, 2014 9:00 am
Old friends back together again! Photo from Lauren Sutkus' Facebook page
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For a time, I taught riding lessons at a barn that was very much oriented towards beginners. While I was there, I made a lot of friends. Most of the riders who were there when I was...
» Read More By on Nov 23, 2014 12:01 am
Avery Klunick and It It to Win It. Photo by Sally Spickard.
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Avery Klunick had a great season competing at the Advanced level in 2014 and has taken to her blog to reflect on her growing career. She’s graciously agreed to share her blog post with us....
» Read More By on Nov 22, 2014 1:30 pm
Colleen Rutledge and Shiraz. Photo by Jenni Autry.
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One of the most popular chestnuts on the scene, Shiraz, has officially made his return to work after suffering a shoulder strain at Rolex this spring. Colleen Rutledge and “Luke” went over to Sharon White’s...
» Read More By on Nov 22, 2014 12:00 pm
Natascha Barrientos and Clifton Peekachu after their winning dressage test. Photo by Hector Garrido.
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Go Natascha and Mr. Chu! All of our Venezuelan riders tried very hard, and two of them put in personal bests at this level. Last year when Natascha did her first event ever, she was...
» Read More By on Nov 22, 2014 10:30 am
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