By Lauren R. Giannini Christine Vanneck lives by lessons she learned from her polo-playing grandfather, John Vanneck. “He always said don’t push the envelope, because the envelope will break,” she recalled. “We don’t push our horses, but they learn everything important by the time they are yearlings: to stand quietly for grooming, the farrier,
By Doris Degner-Foster Rita Mae Brown is well known for the entertaining novels she writes where household pets and other animals take an active part in solving the murder mystery. She is also an advocate for equal rights and an Emmy nominated screenwriter and poet. But before any of those accomplishments, Rita Mae rode
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Quentin Judge is a professional rider at Double H Farm, a world-class competition, sales and breeding operation based in Ridgefield, Connecticut, and Wellington, Florida. Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Quentin has worked with some of the top professionals in the industry, including Missy Clark, Joe Fargis, Jan Tops and Margie Engle. In 2012, Quentin
By Dani Moritz Sidelines Magazine recently partnered with Tucci, makers of beautiful handcrafted riding boots, to host the “Anything Is Possible” contest, in which the winner would receive a custom pair of Tucci boots. The entries ranged from touching to inspiring to amazing – but one entry, sent in by a 16-year-old girl in
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.
Saturday, October 05 2013 by Editor
By Jan Westmark Peter Wylde looking very handsome on the cover of the November issue of Sidelines Magazine.
By Doris Degner-Foster In 2009, Peter Wylde considered retiring from grand prix jumping. He wanted to focus on teaching, but that changed when a special horse came along and convinced him otherwise. “Sanctos made me realize all the parts I love about show jumping,” Peter said, adding that he was proud that Sanctos went
By Doris Degner-Foster George Morris is a charming man with impeccable manners. “What you see is what I am: old breeches, old sweaters, that’s me,” he said modestly. Perhaps someone who didn’t know him might think he was just a kind uncle who had come to the barn to visit his young relatives.
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By Jan Westmark-Allan When 14-year-old Jack Lube created his video for the Sidelines Magazine Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) Exclusive Showing Vacation Contest, he had no idea that it would change his life. The Orlando, Florida rider had never competed at WEF or any rated show, but it was definitely a dream he had in
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