Author Archives: Marina Callahan

The Horse Heroines of Canada

Canadian women are on top of the world in show jumping right now. Specifically, Tiffany Foster, who is now the leading lady rider on the Longines World Ranking List after...

Chacco Kid Retires from Sport

“My favorite memory with Chacco was winning the RBC Grand Prix when I wasn't well. The win was 70% horse and 30% rider.  He knew he had to take care...

The Down Low on High-Low Syndrome

Horses naturally have one front heel that is higher than the other, but when the degree of "high-low" syndrome is more severe, can it resolve itself? Professional farrier Jude Floiro,...

Cutting Loose with Ashlee Bond

Israeli show jumper Ashlee Bond has a secret edge when it comes to winning jump-offs—something she does quite a lot. Bond, who is both manager and member of the Major...

Data Mining in the Arena

Sean Jobin (CAN) is riding into the future one data point at a time. "Dr. Tim Worden is a really good friend of mine, and we started having a lot...

The Irish Team Fights Like Family

"[When we] fight together, we can win anywhere. But to make us fight together isn't easy sometimes," said Daniel Coyle (IRL). Irish riders have made it a game to knock...

Kent Farrington Has a Type

World number seven Kent Farrington is known for his lightning fast clip, gutsy jump-offs and preference for agile, hot-blooded horses. "Hyper-careful horses sort of suit my style of riding. Naturally...

Teddy Z Was the Dark Horse

During the JUMPR App Newsdesk, show jumping sports analyst Catie Staszak predicted Callie Schott and her 11-year-old Zangersheide would be the "dark horse" of the CSI2* 1.45m tbird Grand Prix...

All’s Swail that Ends Swail

"It's hard to win the class when you're 20th to go in the order and there are 30 good riders chasing you," said current world number five Conor Swail (IRL)....

Can’t Beat Coyle

Jordan Coyle (IRL) and Ariso won their first 5* Grand Prix at the 2021 Major League Show Jumping (MLSJ) Final last December. Unforgettably, Ariso took the liberty of several impromptu...

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

Some wear saddles, like nine-year-old stallion Nadal Hero & DB. With Eye Candy's Conor Swail (IRL) in the tack, Nadal Hero is two for two on 5* wins this week...

Nayel Nassar Has Someone to Rely On

"He's a really special horse to have in the barn," said Nassar (EGY) of his Olympic mount, Igor Van De Wittemoere. The 14-year-old gelding demonstrated his exceptionality once again by...

New Horse, Same Results

Eye Candy rider Conor Swail (IRL) is currently sitting comfortably at number five on the Longines World Ranking list. Translated, that means he wins a lot. But Swail is no...

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