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Navy vibes. Photo by Abby Powell.
International Helmet Awareness Day (IHAD) is upon us once again this weekend! Riders4Helmets created this campaign back in 2010 and since then has worked to encourage more equestrians to mind their melon when mounting up. IHAD brings...
» Read More By on Aug 18, 2018 12:01 am
Hannah Francis after performing the test ride at Tattersalls in 2016. Photo courtesy of Jack Lyons Media.
It’s been a big week here in the UK, with the announcement of the GB eventing team for the forthcoming WEG causing a ripple of controversy across social media. But there’s no time to dwell...
» Read More By on Aug 17, 2018 5:37 pm
I’m sure I’m not the only horse show photographer who keeps a little black book of fail pics. If you spend enough time watching horses jump through the lens of a camera, you’re bound to...
» Read More By on Aug 17, 2018 3:00 pm
Yoshiaki Oiwa and The Duke of Cavan set a record for Japan. Photo by Nico Morgan Media.
Japan is the latest team to announce their eventing squad for the 2018 World Equestrian Games, which will be held Sept. 12-16 at Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, North Carolina. Congratulations to the...
» Read More By on Aug 17, 2018 10:56 am
Margaret the dog is SO fashionable I can barely stand it. Photo by Whitney Weston.
Today is jump lesson day for me! I don’t have the opportunity to have lessons that often, so going for a day to have jump lessons is a real treat. Also, I get to jump...
» Read More By on Aug 17, 2018 12:03 am
Getting your wisdom teeth extracted is a miserable experience, but at least some good comedy can come out of the ordeal. You’ve seen the original David After Dentist video that put post-sedation wooziness on the map...
» Read More By on Aug 16, 2018 3:00 pm
In this excerpt from Jane Savoie’s “Dressage 101,” renowned motivational speaker and riding coach Jane Savoie gives us several tricks to straightening the squirmy horse-centipede that feels like he’s moving in a hundred different directions...
» Read More By on Aug 16, 2018 11:00 am
Jay Due in his element while setting courses in Venice, Florida.
Photo by Forever Photography.
Jay Duke believes that a good jump is a good jump, no matter what discipline the rider chooses. So for this international show jumping rider turned clinician, course designer and proponent of good horsemanship in...
» Read More By on Aug 16, 2018 9:00 am
Eventer Nicolette Merle Smith & fiancee Joel Scholz fording the river! Photo courtesy of the Mongol Derby.
Yesterday I had one of those days where I got home from the barn at 8 p.m. and then struggled to walk down my stairs to my kitchen from wobbly legs, but then I remembered...
» Read More By on Aug 16, 2018 12:03 am
There’s not much more enthralling than watching a fearless young rider and his spunky pony attack a jump-off, flying over fences taller ...
» Read More By on Aug 15, 2018 4:30 pm