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History

Not Your Typical Horse Sport

Cedar Creek, VA. The year, 2004. My mother and I packed our bags and prepared for battle. We joined up with a few friends and embarked…

2 years ago

History

The Legend of “Old Bones”

Exterminator (1915-1945) Chestnut gelding by McGee, out of Fair Empress, bred in Kentucky by F.D. “Dixie” Knight Nicknames: Old Bones, The Galloping Hatrack Record: 99…

2 years ago

History

The Ghosts of Saratoga

Summer at Saratoga is like a spiritual revival for North American horse racing. Opened in 1863, this iconic palace of thoroughbred purity is America’s oldest sporting venue…

2 years ago

History

From Frank, With Love

James H. Fairclough II takes us back to the year 1958 with this postcard to his grandfather, Dr. Robert Rost, from famed American show jumper Frank Chapot. Rost and…

3 years ago