It was an action-packed Wednesday in Oklahoma City where the 37th edition of the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby is taking place. The finalists of the $190,000-added Non Pro Derby were determined yesterday. Today, the first section of the qualifying go-round of the $435,000-added Open Derby lit the stage.
One of the most exciting developments for this year’s National Dressage Pony Cup (NDPC) Championship Show (being held July 8-10 in Lexington, Ky.) is the addition of a showcase for young ponies and their breeders with the addition of the new NDPC Young Pony Futurity and Dressage Sport Horse Breeding classes. Modeled after wildly-successful national […]
It all started trotting around in my brain while I was reading a book on relationships. It is a book on human relationships written by a marriage counselor. The resounding theme throughout the book is that humans need to bond, it is "wired" into us; we cannot ignore or defeat the need for each other because the wiring evolved over millions of years of trial and error with life and death. We experience stress when those bonds are, or appear to be, in jeopardy.
The National Reining Horse Association will host the NRHA High School Reining Championship during the 2016 NRHA Derby. Eight of the most talented high school riders will represent their association to compete for the ‘Slide of their Lives’: four riders from the 2015 NRHA Youth 14-18 Top Ten and four from the 2015 14-18 North American Affiliate Championship (NAAC) class.
This July, the Land Rover Great Meadow International will be hosting the very first FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing competition ever held in the United States. Great Meadow has teamed up with one of its sponsors, Equi Cool Down, to provide another first for this exciting event – Emergency Cooling Stations for horses, riders and even […]
(Artwork by Marion Tubiana) Do you have a human or animal you want to honor. Now you have the chance because the EQUUS Film Festival has just created a Memorial level sponsorship honoring horses and humans. This category entitles one of its WINNIE Award Winner sponsorship trophies to be named after a human or animal […]
Top riders will turn up the heat on Christian Ahlmann (GER) in Monaco this weekend in a bid to close the gap on his formidable championship ranking lead. The race to be 2016 overall LGCT Champion of Champions will kick into a higher gear in the famous Principality as world class combinations descend on the breathtaking stage […]
The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), one of the most prestigious equestrian sport and entertainment events in North America, is pleased to announce Katherine F. McCoy, 16, of Arlington, Va., as the 2016 Youth Ambassador, and to welcome 24 local teens attending schools in Virginia, Maryland, and D.C. to serve on the 2016 WIHS Junior Committee.
As evidenced by ever increasing participation numbers, the popularity of ponies for dressage in the U.S. is skyrocketing. Now pony fans from across the country will have the opportunity to see what all the excitement is about as the National Dressage Pony Cup (NDPC) announces that its showcase event to be held July 8-10, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. will be available via free live video streaming on the USEF Network.
I have a question about the proper conformation for a candidate for a Western Pleasure horse,ie, mainly the neck. I have been told by some that the neck needs to come out of the shoulders fairly high so ...I have a question about the proper conformation for a candidate for a Western Pleasure horse,ie, mainly the neck. I have been told by some that the neck needs to come out of the shoulders fairly high so ...