Have you ever heard of the Trait du Nord ? This beautiful draft breed originated in the 1800s, yet it is endangered today and its future remains uncertain. History The Trait du Nord originated in the grasslands of the southern Netherlands, northern France, and throughout Belgium
You’ve just purchased a new pair of tall boots – congratulations! Now the oh-so-fun process of breaking them in begins. Breaking in tall boots is uncomfortable, sometimes painful, and even a bit frustrating.
Does your horse hate to leave his friends behind when it’s time to head out on a ride? Riding a herd-bound horse can be a challenge, but there are steps you can take to help make separation from his buddies less stressful for your horse
Wednesday, August 27 2014 by Editor
Win tickets to see the American Gold Cup! With the American Gold Cup will be here soon and Sidelines Magazine is honored to be able to give out five pairs of tickets to the American Gold Cup, held September 10-14 at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, New York. How do you win tickets?
A truly American breed, the Missouri Fox Trotter originated from crossbreeding various popular breeds of horses .
Monday, August 25 2014 by Editor
“Chess piece” (horse) being directed to its next move on the “chessboard” that was created on the arena floor with grid lighting By Darlene Ricker Photo by Diana De Rosa Who else but the French can turn the floor of a soccer stadium into a magical mystery tour? That’s the only way to describe Saturday night’s Opening Ceremony for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy.
The USCA eventing team had a great day at the August Full Gallop HT this past Sunday! We had four members riding and some other members came out to support! We of course want to thank Chris Quinn for taking pictures and the trainers who coached some of the riders; Lynn Coates Holmes and Kate Halvorsen. Brendan Quinn and Smoke competed in the large Preliminary division
Tuesday, August 19 2014 by Editor
Devon, PA (August 5, 2014) – Each year, the Dressage at Devon Breed Show hosts hundreds of well-bred colts and fillies.
If your horse just has too much energy and is too excitable, your first impulse might be to put him on a calming supplement. But before you reach for that supplement bucket, there are a few other things that you should try first that can make a big difference in your horse’s energy levels
Friday, August 08 2014 by Editor
Many riding camps offer campers the option of bringing home a camp horse at the end of the summer. Camps save on the upkeep costs of their horses, and some lucky campers get to enjoy having “a horse of their own” for the year until it’s time for the horse to return to the camp in the early summer.