by Jane Savoiehre Riding with soft hands is an awesome goal, and your horse will thank you for it. In this training tip, I'm going to give you both some simple physical exercises and also some fun mental exercises to help you achieve this goal.
Big D, a 16-year-old palomino draft cross named in honor of fallen officer Forrest Edward "Dino" Taylor, and Sergeant Robar, leader of the Baltimore Police Mounted Unit, received the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) Klinger Perpetual Award for Honor & Service sponsored by the EQUUS Foundation and the Stephens Family on Friday, October 26, 2018, in center ring during the annual WIHS Military Night.
by Gayle Ecker Fall and winter is a time of lovely colors, family get-togethers and winding down the busy show season. However, it is often a time of increased colic calls to veterinarians.
Q: I recently read the Q&A you wrote regarding the differences between an independent contractor and an employee. However, my question is a little bit different. I’m planning on being an independent contractor, as I’m training out of a few different barns. Is there anything I need to know, particularly regarding the legalities of this?
The Dressage Foundation (TDF) is pleased to announce that grants from the Cynthia Aspden Youth and Young Adult Development Fund have been awarded to three riders.
The 2018 WIHS Regional Horse Show and USHJA Zone 3 Championship, presented by The Bishop Family, returned to Prince George's Equestrian Center (PGEC) in Upper Marlboro, MD, from Friday, October 19, through Sunday, October 21. The annual event showcased local and regional riders, giving them a final chance to qualify for the coveted Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), which kicks off on Tuesday, October 23, at Capital One Arena in downtown Washington, D.C.
Frankie Thieriot Stutes' trek from California to The 2018 Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International Three-Day Event proved to be worth every mile yesterday as the amateur rider was crowned The Dutta Corp./USEF CCI3* Eventing National Champion. She is joined in the winner's circle by Boyd Martin who was both winner of the CCI2* and Reserve Champion of the CCI3*.
The 2018 Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International (FHI) was buzzing with excitement Thursday as International competitors and young horses performed their dressage tests. By day's end Bobby Meyerhoff led the way in The Dutta Corp./USEF CCI2* Eventing National Championship with his own Almanac.
Watching the magnificent 6666 Ranch colts charge into the Alltech Arena at Road to the Horse is simply unforgettable. The running of the Remuda will slide you to the edge of your seat; it’s the true magic of Road to the Horse. It’s generations of the world’s best American Quarter Horses, embodied in one exceptional remuda. As we anticipate their journey to the World Championship of Colt Starting, there’s no denying they’re set for stardom.
Stephanie Bulger's Hemingway, ridden by Sandra Ferrell, galloped away with the 3'6" Green Hunter Championship. The pair won three classes in the division and placed second in the remaining two classes. For their performance in the division, the pair was named Grand Green Hunter Champion and received the Kimberton Hills Challenge Trophy.