Monday, September 15 2014 by Editor
Olympic-caliber horses and riders will return to New York City this August for the first time since 2001. The first-ever Central Park Horse Show is scheduled to run from September 18 th through September 21 st .
Monday, September 01 2014 by Editor
Whereas many racehorses are renowned for their incredible winning careers, there’s one racehorse who is known for just the opposite. Zippy Chippy, a 1991 Thoroughbred gelding, lost an incredible 100 races during his racing career, the 100 th race being at the Northampton Fair in Northampton, Massachusetts on September 10, 2004.
Monday, August 04 2014 by Editor
The horse world was vastly different in the early 20 th century.
Monday, July 07 2014 by Editor
On July 22 of 1817, Figure, the foundation stallion of the Morgan breed, carried President James Monroe through a parade. The bay stallion’s dependability and strength in carrying the president through the parade’s busy atmosphere are just some of the great traits for which the Morgan breed would become known. Figure was born in West Springfield, Massachusetts in 1789.
Monday, June 09 2014 by Editor
June 9 th, 1973 was a historic day in horse racing: It’s the day that Secretariat won the Belmont Stakes with a stunning 31-length lead. With that victory the chestnut Thoroughbred stallion became the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years, and he became a household name at the same time. Secretariat was born on March 30, 1970.
She may have been born on April Fool’s Day, but Zenyatta’s racing career was no joke.
Monday, February 03 2014 by Editor
February 4, 1997: Cigar was named Horse of the Year for the second year in a row. “Horse of the Year” is an Eclipse award which is given to the Thoroughbred racehorse whose performance during the past year is most impressive.