Channel Archives: Opinion

The Generalization Game

I have been asked to write on a lot of topics. Why are Thoroughbreds better than other breeds? Why are geldings better than mares? Why do I love bay horses...

“A Kid-Broke Hoss”

“First pony” stories are the stuff of legend. We all have them—mental records of the goodhearted babysitters and the devils on four legs that gave us the start we needed...

Every Sport Needs a World Champion

From my observation, every Olympic sport has a world championship. Arguably, the two greatest titles athletes can earn are Olympic gold medalist and world champion. These competitions shape a sport's...

For the Love of Mares

In my younger (ok, MUCH younger) days, I didn’t like mares. They seemed unpredictable and difficult compared to geldings, or even stallions. I was wrong. In the feral society of...