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...

Recent News

May 21, 2020

Temporary Injunction Halts Planned Culling of Australian Wild Horses

The Australian state of Victoria has temporarily halted its plans to shoot wild horses after a cattleman filed an injunction in the Supreme Court of Victoria to stop the cull....
May 15, 2020

Tryon to Re-Open, Lake Placid Is a Scratch

Horse showing is set to resume at Tryon International Equestrian Center in North Carolina on May 27. Or, more accurately, the post-COVID lockdown version of horse showing is to start....
May 13, 2020

World Equestrian Center Ohio Cancels Fall and Winter Season

In the longest spanning COVID-19 related cancellation yet, the World Equestrian Center (WEC) in Ohio is shuttering its doors to competition September 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021. Located in...
May 7, 2020

Horse Enthusiasts in Canada Step Up to Support School Horses At Risk Due to Lockdown Restrictions

Canada’s governing body for equestrian sport is expressing disappointment that horse farms were excluded from a $252 million COVID-19 support package for agri-business that was announced by the federal government...
May 5, 2020

Spruce Meadows Masters Tournament Canceled *Heave Sobs*

We're not crying. You're crying. The Spruce Meadows Masters tournament is not to be in 2020. Originally slated for September 9–13, Spruce Meadows announced that the annual 5* event, which...
May 1, 2020

Equestrian Canada Extends Competition Suspension to June 30

There will be no sanctioned horse shows this month or next in Canada. Equestrian Canada (EC) has extended its suspension on sanctioned competition to June 30, 2020, due to the...

Sports & Racing

May 26, 2020

Ellie Wood Baxter Remembers When Hunters Galloped Up the Ramp at Madison Square Garden

Ellie Wood Baxter says it’s her straight back that helped her achieve prolific success in the hunter ring through the 1930s to 1960s. The pioneering rider was the most famous...
May 25, 2020

Remembering the Palm Beach Masters Series, Gone Too Soon

Three of the most spectacular weeks on the Wellington winter circuit have been relegated to a footnote in history. The organizers of the Palm Beach Masters announced on Friday that...

Joy Is Postponed Until 2021, Along with the GCT/GCL

Here that distant whimper? It's the sound of a million show jumping fans' hearts being collectively crushed the world over. The Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT) and League (GCL) announced...
May 22, 2020

How the Return to USEF Sanctioned Competition Will Work, According to the USEF

You had questions about how USEF sanctioned horse shows will operate when competition restarts on June 1. We've got (some) answers. Earlier this month, the USEF released their COVID-19 competition...
May 18, 2020

Sara Hassler Has Found Her Prince Charming

Sara Hassler was all but born on a horse. The daughter of two top American dressage trainers, Susanne and Scott Hassler, Sara grew up in a barn and into the...
May 15, 2020

The Pageant: A Show Fit for a Queen, Streamed for the People

The Pageant is a show quite literally fit for a queen. Put on for Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth herself, the annual evening spectacle crowns a weekend of elite competition at...


May 12, 2020

Beating the Odds

On August 19, 2015, when staff from Days End Farm Horse Rescue (DEFHR) first laid eyes on Quest, a tiny...
May 9, 2020

Not Out of the Game

In this time of quarantine, we've all learned to live differently, each in our own way, reflecting on what’s important...
May 6, 2020

Clinics, COVID, and Community: How The Online Riders Collective & Equestrian Aid Foundation are Helping

What a difference a few weeks makes. At the beginning of April, people were going to the grocery store without...
April 15, 2020

When This Is Over We Will Ride Again

To pass time in self-isolation during the COVID-19 crisis, I cleaned my favorite bridle. It belonged to the horse I...

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