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John Wilkinson


John Wilkinson Managing Editor As Horse Networks managing editor, John wrangles the passionate outpouring of content from the community and is always on the hunt for new stories to tell. A Kentucky bred, thoroughbreds are his passion but he believes all equines are created equal. Some of John’s most revered work includes long form pieces such as, “Ruffian’s Last Dance.” For more about John, Read Carley’s story “Compromising Photos of John.

Racing

Lady Eli Fights On

How do you measure a horse’s will to win? Past performances are the logical starting point, but statistics only tell part of the story. Horses…

4 days ago

Racing

The Queen’s Plate: Come and Get It

Here’s a handy little trivia nugget for you… What is the longest continuously run horse race in North America? Kentucky Derby? Belmont Stakes? Preakness? Travers?…

4 weeks ago

Racing

The King of Canada: Northern Dancer

On the evening of September 17, 1962, dozens of horsemen gathered just outside Toronto for the annual thoroughbred yearling sale at Windfields Farm. The farm’s…

4 weeks ago

Racing

You Bet Your Ascot!

Ascot Racecourse has been staging horse races since its establishment in 1711 by Queen Anne. Her Majesty was enjoying a ride near Windsor Castle, so…

1 month ago

Show Jumping

Heads Up, Nations Cup

The final leg of the FEI Nations Cup for North and Central America took place at Thunderbird Show Park in Langley, BC on Friday, with the…

2 months ago

Eventing

Horse Rehab With Will Coleman

What a difference a year can make. Back in April of 2015, Olympian Will Coleman finished 6th overall at the Rolex Kentucky CCI4* on his…

3 months ago

Racing

Dream On!

The First Saturday in May could not have come soon enough for Todd Pletcher. The venerable trainer who has won (*cue the Eagles*) everything, all…

3 months ago

Art

The White Horses of Camargue

Life in France’s Camargue region is not for the fragile. Surviving in these vast, salted wetlands where the mighty Rhône meets the sea is a…

5 months ago