• Ingate – Thomas Edwards has received a $2,500 grant from The Dressage Foundation

    Thomas Edwards Photo by Arielle Perry The Dressage Foundation is pleased to announce that Thomas Edwards of Fairview Farm in Minnesota has received a $2,500 grant from The Dressage Foundation’s U.S. Breeder Excellence Fund. Thomas has been a breeder for three years with the goal of producing three or four high-quality, well-bred warmblood foals per...


  • Ponies, Pencils and Preservation

    Name: Caroline “Mosie” Pennington City/State: Washington, D.C. Grade: 6th How long have you been part of the horse world? I’ve been around horses my whole life. Our family has a racehorse farm in Virginia with breeding, training and re-training operations. My mom also rides and was responsible for putting me on my first pony at...


  • Ana Bertozzi: The Value of the NCEA Junior Hunt Seat Medal

    By Carter Anderson Ana Bertozzi, a freshman at Fresno State University, didn’t always want to ride at the NCEA level in college — because she didn’t know about it. Ana competed in the Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) throughout high school and loved the format. What led her to NCAA Equestrian was her success in the...


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By Summer Grace On the opening day of the FEI Children’s Nations Cup at the Palm Beach Masters, 12-year-old Brooks Hull mounted a borrowed horse he had only ridden three times. Despite an obvious shiner on his left eye along with the challenge of competing on an unfamiliar horse, the young rider and his new

By Britney Grover Portraits by Shawna Simmons To anyone who’s followed the national hunter-jumper world in the last decade, Victoria “Tori” Colvin is a household name. Her record-setting talent on horseback seems almost magical. From ponies and Best Child Rider awards to three consecutive wins in the USHJA International Hunter Derby Championships, Tori’s accomplishments remain

By Laura Scaletti Portraits by Michelle LaVasque Do what you love, love what you do, do it with whom you love. If Joey and Cristal Brumbaugh’s Free Flight Farm in Tulsa, Oklahoma, had a motto, that statement would definitely fit the bill. For the past 30-plus years, Joey and Cristal have been partners in every

By Ruby Tevis Portraits by Allie Conrad Will Faudree has been fiercely independent since he was a young boy. The eventing star, based in Hoffman, North Carolina, has proven time and time again that he can handle anything that comes his way. Will’s resilient attitude and fighting spirit has led him to ride for the

By Britney Grover Some people, like Jacqui Avis, have dedicated their entire lives to horses. Others may never have even seen a horse in person when they decide to spend some time riding the trails from a dude or guest ranch. They ride incredibly calm, well-broke, beginner-friendly horses for a weekend and go back to

By Lyssette Williams Portraits by Kristie Nichols Four years ago, trainer Sarah Invicta Williams-Echols suffered a horrific fall off her heart-horse, Quincy Z, during the grand prix at the HIPICO Santa Fe Summer Series horse show. As she hit the ground, she knew she wouldn’t be dusting herself off and walking away easily from the

By Jan Westmark From her fame on the pony Seldom Seen to competing in the Olympics to starting Dressage4Kids, Lendon Gray has been a driving force in the dressage world. Lendon founded Dressage4Kids 22 years ago, giving kids opportunities and encouraging them to become the best they can be. “Now my life is totally about