By Lyssette Williams Portraits by Lori Ovanessian Most people would find it hard to believe that FEI 3* vaulter Geoffrey Woolson’s first brush with horses left him with a negative impression. “I didn’t like horses,” Geoffrey said. “My first time riding was at the Griffith Park pony rides in Los Angeles, California. The pony bucked
By Tafra Donberger Portraits by Shelby Phillips When the Olympic Games roll around, there aren’t many athletes in the world who could say they haven’t imagined what it might be like to compete there. As the ultimate expression of athletic ability and pinnacle of achievement for so many, there are untold numbers of children who
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By Lindsay Brock Born and raised in Tipperary, Ireland, Alan Wade grew up immersed in horse sport. When he was young, he could be found trailing his father, course designer and international show jumping competitor Tommy Wade, at horse shows throughout Ireland. With early dreams of one day building a course at the famed Dublin
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By Darlene Ricker When you’re eventing legend Mark Todd, who has won more titles than most people can count, what could another gold medal mean? Everything, if it comes at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy. “The World Championships is the one thing I haven’t won, and I’m probably not going to
Polo, Roping, Mounted Shooting, Barrel Racing, PoloCrosse: Is there anything Kerstie Allen CAN’T do on a horse? By Lauren R. Giannini After growing up in Australia, Kerstie Allen took off to explore the world, literally and figuratively, on horseback. She has played high goal polo alongside royalty and some of the best professional players, competed
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Lexington, Ky. -The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named four show jumping athletes to Phase I of the Short List for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.
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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