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February 18, 2019

Feel Good Story of the Day: Cedric and Quick Study Are Pasture Buddies

For nearly a decade, Laura Kraut's great grey gelding Cedric and Lauren Hough's quirky bay...

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April 2, 2020

Pivoting During a Pandemic

Boston-based manufacturer EquiFit specializes in designing stylish and technologically advanced products for horses—typically in black. Now, they’re making one for humans. It’s also black. Last week as COVID-19 continued its...
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March 30, 2020

New Dates Set for Tokyo Olympics

Save the date! The Tokyo Olympics have been rescheduled for Jul. 23, 2021 to Aug. 9, 2021, nearly one year to the day after the Games were due to start this summer....
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March 27, 2020

May Tournaments Canceled at Thunderbird Show Park

Pandemic event cancellations continue this week worldwide. Joining the likes of Hickstead (GBR) and Aachen (GER), Thunderbird Show Park in Langley, BC has called off its May tournaments, including the...
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March 24, 2020

It’s Official: Tokyo 2020 Postponed

COVID-19 has won this round. But the Games will go on. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Tuesday, Mar. 24 that the Toyko 2020 Games have officially been postponed by...
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March 23, 2020

Second Longines Masters Event of 2020 Cancelled

With COVID-19 spurred event cancellations now spreading into June and July, the Longines Masters has pulled the plug on the Lausanne leg of their 2020 season. It's the second event...
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Spruce Meadows’ Summer Series Cancelled Amid Growing COVID-19 Concerns

The 45th anniversary of North America's top show jumping facility is not to be. Equestrian event heavyweight Spruce Meadows, of Calgary, AB, announced Monday that the 2020 Summer Series has...

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Sports
April 6, 2020

Kathy Kusner, Equestrian Rebel

Kathy Kusner is celebrated in American history for her show jumping prowess. Born in 1940 to a family of modest means and zero horse connections, she was an unlikely candidate...
Sports
April 3, 2020

Confessions of a Polo Groom

Polo: the game of kings. We've all seen it depicted on TV at some point—gorgeous horses galloping madly after a tiny white ball, players swinging cane mallets, while spectators clad...
Sports
March 27, 2020

3 Online Horse Shows to Help Fill the Self Isolation Hours

The [horse] show must go on online! COVID-19 restrictions have led to the cancelation or rescheduling of competitions nationwide. But, a new trend is rising in their absence—online horse shows....
Racing

Haru Urara: Japan’s Lovable Loser

"Winning isn’t everything; it's the only thing."  Henry Russell Sanders, UCLA Bruins Coach 1950 “Do your best” Ganbatte (Japanese) Ever since Commodore Perry’s “black ships”—so-called because they belched black smoke...
Sports
March 24, 2020

Canceled by COVID-19: How Event Organizers Are Coping

COVID-19 restrictions have led organizers to cancel equestrian competitions and other events nationwide—but at what cost? We caught up with Derek Braun, founder and president of the Split Rock Jumping...
Racing
March 18, 2020

Horseracing Has a Place in America’s Challenging Times

Sporting events have long served as a comfort in difficult times and racing is no exception. It was 1945. The Allies were still in the midst of World War II...

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April 1, 2020

How to Manage Anxiety as a Horse Owner during COVID-19

Every horse owner I know is experiencing some level of anxiety around how COVID-19 is or might affect them as...
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March 30, 2020

What It’s Like to Be a Para Rider, According to Evie Toombes

When I tell other riders I'm para, they tend to worry I'm more likely to fall off, have an accident,...
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March 10, 2020

Unbridled: Discovering a Horse of a Lifetime

Seven years ago, Larisa Quirk was feeling frustrated and disheartened with her recently adopted mare, Starbucks. The spicy Thoroughbred had...
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February 29, 2020

The Day I Found a New Horse in My Barn

It seems that I’ve been blessed with a love for all horses. But some have, at times, been difficult to...

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