No matter what station we’re watching on television or which social media site we’re browsing, COVID-19 is being discussed everywhere. It’s global, it’s severe and we’re all worried in some way, shape or form. However, as...» Read More!
Horseback riding can be an incredibly lonely sport. Although I do not believe this is unique to riding and can be true of many individual sports, those of us reading (or writing, as the case may be)...» Read More!
Everyone at work makes fun of me because my life seems to revolve around horses 24/7. Shopping for horses on my lunch break? Yep. Drinking my morning coffee out of an equestrian mug? You betcha....» Read More!
Dear Santa, I’m writing to let you know I’ve been a very good boy this year. You see, I’m a dressage horse, and I’ve been doing some reading so that I can be the very...» Read More!
A trip to Wally-world can be quite the adventure. For some unknown reason we become entranced upon entering. We wander up and down every aisle and, even though we have a list, we feel the...» Read More!
With winter coming on, ’tis the season to curl up in one’s pajamas to Netflix (or Amazon Prime, or Redbox, or Hulu, etc.) and chill with a good movie — especially one with horses involved....» Read More!
Described as “tougher than a box of concrete,” Bob Long, 70, of Boise, Idaho, won the 2019 Mongol Derby. Long, the oldest winner, said in the race summary, “Age is just a number – preparation trumps...» Read More!
On the eve of the 2019 USEF Para Dressage National Championship at TIEC, Rebecca kindly shares an update on her horses, her goals (hint: Tokyo) and the role riding has played in her life. Photo...» Read More!
There is a grassroots Facebook movement afoot to storm Area 51 in order to “see them aliens.” Wait. What? Although we don’t get it, we can think of 51 other reasons to storm Area 51,...» Read More!
Bullying can have devastating effects on its targets. In recent years, our attention to and addressing of bullying has increased – and rightfully so. However, we are served with constant reminders that how we address...» Read More!
The jumps are up and the course is set. One rider enters the ring, sails over the jumps and delivers a flawless ride. The crowd claps as the rider leaves the ring without knowing the...» Read More!
Our sister site Horse Nation takes us back to 2014 when they welcomed Colleen Hofstetter to outline the benefits of chiropractic work for your horse. Colleen Hofstetter outlines the benefits of this increasingly popular alternative medicine...» Read More!
Keeping your horses yourself is essentially one long non-stop chorefest, but there are a few chores that are standouts for being basically the worst things ever. Kristen Kovatch counts down her personal list. Horses are...» Read More!
This summer, Maccabi USA will be sending a combined delegation of approximately 700 team members to represent the USA delegation at the Pan American Maccabi Games and European Maccabi Games. The Pan Am Games will...» Read More!
Thirteen horses will be contending for the second jewel of the Triple Crown on Saturday at the 144th running of the Preakness Stakes. While there is no Triple Crown on the line this year, the Preakness...» Read More!
Grab some wine and settle in… Presented by: Having just come back from our first show of the season, I have a renewed amusement at the deciphering of the handwriting on dressage tests. To be...» Read More!
… really, it’s a valid thought experiment. Humankind’s relationship to the horse is fraught with emotion. After all, there’s no other large livestock species that we keep purely for personal relationships, whether for companionship or...» Read More!
What are bisphosphonates, and why are they suddenly in the headlines? This class of drugs is intended to treat horses with symptoms of navicular syndrome — but off-label use may be doing more harm than...» Read More!
Let’s pour a little out for the fallen blankets of 2019. Spring is coming, and not soon enough for these reader-submitted blankets! “I feel like my blanket should be in a Harry Potter story!” Photo...» Read More!