Channel Archives: Sports

Wathelet Is California Dreamin’

Most people come to California for the temperate weather, tropical palm trees and tranquil beaches. Belgium’s Gregory Wathelet simply wanted a change of scenery. “It was just to try something...

Bec Alter Ego Is the Modern Jumper/Pet

“She's the best mare I've ever ridden.” So said trainer Sean Leckie (USA) of his winning mount in the $10,000 Platinum Performance Welcome Speed 1.35m at Desert International Horse Park...

Teens Dominate the Desert

"I honestly can't even explain the feeling. It is incredible!" That was 18-year-old Skylar Wireman after winning the first Grand Prix of her pro career, the first week of her...

Wireman Is a Pro, Officially

Skylar Wireman launched her professional career at Desert International Horse Park on Wednesday from precisely where her junior career ended—on top. The 18-year-old California native was named the Junior Equestrian...

#HallOfFameThursday: Frances B. Steinwedell

Each week on #HallOfFameThursday, Horse Network recognizes members of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame with an inductee’s plaque, historical photos and, on the first Thursday of every month, an article written by a...

#HallOfFameThursday: Harry D. Chamberlin

Each week on #HallOfFameThursday, Horse Network recognizes members of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame with an inductee’s plaque, historical photos and, on the first Thursday of every month, an article written by a...

Aaron Vale’s Welcome Home

It's been over 30 years since American show jumper Aaron Vale has returned to his home state of Texas to compete. His full service training and sales facility Thinkslikeahorse operates...

#HallOfFameThursday: Good Twist

Each week on #HallOfFameThursday, Horse Network recognizes members of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame with an inductee’s plaque, historical photos and, on the first Thursday of every month, an article written by a...

Reunited and It Feels so Good

Emma Marlowe came to the desert for one purpose: Major League Show Jumping. But her former trainer had other plans. David Bustillos and Pam Stewart brought out Marlowe’s former equitation...