By Doris Degner Foster Ashlee Bond Clarke is having a great year. During the HITS Thermal Grand Prix classes this winter, she qualified for the AIG Million Dollar Prix in Thermal, California. She won it riding Little Valley Farm’s Chela LS, which then qualified her for the 2014 World Cup in Lyon, France, in April.
By Emily Riden Let’s play the association game. Your words: Ben Maher. Chances are that words such as “winning,” “unstoppable” and “talented” all come to mind. That’s because this winter, Ben Maher’s name became synonymous with success as the English show jumper led what many lightheartedly dubbed the “British invasion” of the Winter Equestrian Festival.
By Suzie Haynes Hallé Imagine a span of 440 years … it’s a long time for something to endure. Yet, day by day in Vienna, Austria, a wealth of classical training knowledge has endured, passed from Chief Rider to pupil with patience and expertise for centuries. At the Spanish Riding School (SRS), the oldest institution of
Tuesday, April 29 2014 by Editor
Well another Rolex has come and gone, but this will certainly be one I will remember fondly for a long time to come. Friday, the second day of dressage, was the only day of the weekend that saw bad weather but that didn’t stop nearly 14,000 people from attending
Friday, April 25 2014 by Editor
Wow! Who ever would have thought little old me would find myself the middle of so much Rolex excitement! In my wildest dreams, I wouldn’t have imagined that I would be sitting here, writing this blog, from the official media center of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by Land Rover . And when I’m not in the media center (or walking through the trade fair trying not to even look at anything), I enjoy watching the action from the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation tent. Or I’m attending the competitor’s party, rubbing elbows some of the best riders in the world
Sunday, April 13 2014 by Editor
At the Women's Championship Tournament at Grand Champions Polo Club, Sunny and Dale discuss the WCT from its inception to the future.
Friday, April 04 2014 by Editor
As spring arrives, you’ll want to take advantage of the good weather and maximize the amount of time that you have available to ride.
Saturday, March 29 2014 by Editor
Wellington, Florida – Victoria Colvin emerged the winner of the fourth annual Artisan Farms Young Rider Grand Prix Series (AFYRGPS), presented by The Dutta Corp.
As horse people we often joke that we don’t need to go to the gym; our work around the barn more than suffices as a workout. And it’s true – when you think about the amount of lifting you do in the barn, you’re putting your body through a pretty intense workout every day. But as with any workout, it’s important to keep your body protected from injury.