Channel Archives: Sports

Brett Kidding’s Thoughts While Riding His First Grand Prix

And people say dressage riders don’t have a sense of humor… (Watch for the Carl Hester cameo at the end!) [fb-video src='https://www.facebook.com/trtmethod/videos/441043972753891/'] When he’s not busy posing as dressage rider extraordinaire “Brett Kidding,”...

World’s Oldest Horse Passes Away

A horse believed to be the world’s oldest equine, passed away over the weekend at the ripe old age of 50. FIFTY! Fiddy. 5-0. Half-a-hunny. Orchid, a thoroughbred-arabian cross, was...

Chester Weber, Winning Machine

The 2015 USEF Four-in-Hand Driving National Championship started out cold and rainy, but was warm and sunny for Sunday’s cones phase in the Rolex Stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park....

Off the Grid Polo…In Mongolia

Hundreds of miles of untouched, virgin land, speckled with a myriad of horses, goats, sheep, cattle, yak and little running ground squirrels lie before me. Falcons fly overhead, as scavenging...

Sh*t Hunter Trainers Say

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3AJ2-VqwxAE In theory, riding hunters should be an easy proposition. The jumps are natural-looking and mostly inviting, the courses are straight-forward (line diagonal, line diagonal, maybe a single?), and if you’re...

The Pharoah and the Pony

[caption id="attachment_422" align="alignnone" width="640"] Smokey leads American Pharoah onto the track for a jog on Friday morning.[/caption] “He’s my favorite horse in the barn,” Baffert boasted. “He’s such a cool...