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Mare. Gelding. Mare. Gelding. Do you have a preference? Creative Commons Photo.
Geldings. Mares. Geldings. Mares. The age old debate — which makes for the better equine partner? Every rider most likely has their own opinion on this hot topic. And some have (very) strong opinions on...
» Read More By on Mar 26, 2015 5:00 pm
Jennie Brannigan and Where's The Beef lead the race. Photo by Tod Marks Photography.
Jennie Brannigan made a splash in the racing world this past weekend, piloting Tim and Nina Gardner’s Where’s The Beef to a fourth place finish in an allowance turf race at the Aiken Spring Steeplechase....
» Read More By on Mar 26, 2015 3:00 pm
Maggie Gilbert and Toby Wan Kanobi take on Novice XC at the Rocking Horse Winter I Horse Trials. Photo courtesy of Xpress Foto.
Big talent can come in small packages. Take Maggie Gilbert’s pony, Toby Wan Kanobi: a 1999 bay pinto standing 14.1 hands high, Toby possesses springs in his legs that carried him and Maggie all the way to the 2014...
» Read More By on Mar 26, 2015 1:00 pm
Cody Sturgress and Imperial Melody at Poplar Place. Photo courtesy of Bailey Moran.
Cody Sturgess has always seen something special in his OTTB mare, Imperial Melody. Purchased off the track as a two-year-old who had just raced one time, Imperial Melody (My Imperial Slew – Golden Melody, by Geiger...
» Read More By on Mar 26, 2015 9:00 am
This is how Dom Schramm teaches cross country in the Hitchcock Woods. Photo courtesy of Dom.
Yesterday, the local fox hunt came through my farm, and in a rather crazy way, went careening through the main barn and paddock facilities, hounds and all swarming through the fields. I was trapped in...
» Read More By on Mar 26, 2015 12:03 am
Marilyn Little and RF Demeter. Photo by Jenni Autry.
Entries for the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event close today, and we’ve already exceeded last year’s record high of 82 entries. As of today, 84 horses and riders are entered to contest the event, and we’ll...
» Read More By on Mar 25, 2015 5:00 pm
We got lucky with the coverage from Carolina International this past weekend, as RNS Video was also on site to bring us video of the action. Check out the above footage from the CIC3* Cloud...
» Read More By on Mar 25, 2015 3:00 pm
Meghan O'Donoghue and her OTTB Pirate are always smiling. Photo by Leslie Threlkeld
There is not much left to be said about the Cloud 11-Gavilan North Carolina International Horse Trials. I had not been before so can’t compare it to the inaugural year, but it is clear the...
» Read More By on Mar 25, 2015 11:00 am
Matt Brown & Co. is headed to Galway, then east in their brand new rig! Photo via Matt Brown's FB page.
I’m pretty much bouncing up and down every day as more and more riders are appearing on the Rolex list. It’s so much fun to check throughout the name, as they add names periodically, instead...
» Read More By on Mar 25, 2015 12:01 am
Matt Brown and Happenstance. Photo by Sally Spickard.
Hot off the presses! The USEF has just announced the the recipients of the USEF Land Rover Competition Grants for the Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event in Allentown, New Jersey, on May 6-10 and the Equi-Trek Bramham...
» Read More By on Mar 24, 2015 9:30 pm