Category Archives: History

#HallOfFameThursday: Michael Matz

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 historic article about a Show Jumping...

#HallOfFameThursday: Sympatico

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 historic article about a Show Jumping...

#HallOfFameThursday: Karen Golding

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 historic article about a Show Jumping...

Thunderbirds and Horses

Between Thunderbird Show Park in British Columbia and Spruce Meadows in Alberta, we know western Canada has a rich history in horses. The question is, how did they get there...

#HallOfFameThursday: Sapphire

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 historic article about a Show Jumping...

#HallOfFameThursday: Susan Hutchison

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 historic article about a Show Jumping...

#HallOfFameThursday: Gem 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 historic article about a Show Jumping...

#HallOfFameThursday: Fitz Dixon Jr.

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 historic article about a Show Jumping...

#HallOfFameThursday: Pat Dixon

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 historic article about a Show Jumping...

#HallOfFameThursday: I Love You

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 historic article about a Show Jumping...

Currying Combs and Favor

Every self-respecting horse person owns a curry comb, and we use it diligently on our horses to remove the remnants of a mud bath, erase sweat marks and/or give a...

#HallOfFameThursday: Carol Hagerman Durand

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 historic article about a Show Jumping...

#HallOfFameThursday: Melanie Smith Taylor

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 historic article about a Show Jumping...

#HallOfFameThursday: Mary Mairs Chapot

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 historic article about a Show Jumping...

What’s with the White Breeches?

Who was the bright spark that decided we should wear white or light-colored breeches when showing? Obviously, not a competitor. Competitors know the daily struggle of keeping clean around horses....

Why We Measure Horses in Hands

“I can’t talk right now; I have 16 hands between my legs.” Fifteen years on and I still remember the moment my boss spouted out that gem. She was a...

#HallOfFameThursday: The Natural

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 historic article on a major...

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