By Alan Korotkin Editor’s Note: Alan is at a horse show and sent in his blog, but didn’t have access to a photo to go with it – so we picked out the photo. After you read his blog, hopefully you will agree that the photo fits. Thanks for this great lesson Alan – enjoy the read (and the ride) everyone - Everyone gets frightened at some point before they enter the riding ring, either because they are nervous about doing poorly, or they think they are going to fall off and crush themselves.
Equine Behavioral Ecologist Mary Ann Simonds joins Sidelines Magazine Web Blogs Writing “Between the Ears” with Focus on Horse-Rider Psychology
Wednesday, July 31 2013 by Editor
One of only a few Equine Behavioral Ecologists globally, Mary Ann Simonds has been educating trainers, veterinarians, and other equestrians for over 35 years. > From sport horse breeders and Grand Prix riders to veterinarians and Olympians such as Bonaparte and Heike Kemmer, Mary Ann has influenced a number of well-known trainers today. Growing up showing jumpers in California she earned her degrees in wildlife biology and range management studying the social ecology of wild horses as well as their natural diets at the University of Wyoming.
Tuesday, July 02 2013 by Editor
Pablo Barrios and Zara Leandra Win $33,000 West Canadian Cup 1.50m (SPRUCE MEADOWS, Calgary, AB): The ‘Canada One’ Tournament came to a close today with two top competitions in the Meadows on the Green at Spruce Meadows.
By Dani Moritz For 11 year-old Hannah Rohrbach, it’s all about two things – jumping higher and riding faster. Hannah’s riding career began at age two in the saddle with her dad, Paul Rohrbach, on one of his grand prix jumpers. Growing up at Wells Bridge Farm, a hunter/jumper facility in Parker, Colorado,
By Jan Westmark-Allan My daughter Abby, who is also a Sidelines writer, is currently living in Boston while earning her culinary degree at Le Cordon Bleu.