I know everybody was kinda bummed to get rained on yesterday during the jogs at Fair Hill, but bless anything and everything because we SERIOUSLY needed it. I don’t even remember the last time it rained, and I feel like I’ve had a layer of dust on me for years at this point. A whole day of cold rain in October never felt like such a dream.
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A twenty-year-old Thoroughbred conquers racing on the flat, racing over fences, hunters, jumpers, and now sidesaddle. In a true example of the versatility of the breed, Epilogue took rider Ashleigh Glorioso to two championship titles at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show. Displaying elegance, superior manners, and a strong performance, Glorioso and Epilogue won both the Ladies Hunter Sidesaddle Over Fences class and the Sallie Jones Sexton Perpetual Trophy in the Ladies Hunter Sidesaddle Hack. [Thoroughbred Takes All At PNHS]
Ready to enter Horse Nation’s super spooky short story contest? We can’t wait to hear from you! Give us goosebumps and the story will get published and maybe read on Horse Radio Network live! Entries are due by midnight on Sunday the 27th. [Enter HN’s Spooky Essay Contest]
Thinking about a companion for your horse? Outside of getting a new horse (and we would never talk you out of that) you should seriously consider a donkey. I have a miniature donkey named Pepe and he is the cutest little ding dong of all time, and also gets along with almost anybody and doesn’t put up with any crap. [Are Donkeys The New Black?]