Pandemic Report: Improved Sport but Worrisome Trends
Many riders got back to basics during quarantine, but Jim has some concerns about the bigger picture.
Hoofprints Through History Part 2: Orphans Preferred
… in which Jim highlights some of the ways horses were central to all sides during the U.S. upheavals of the 19th century.
Cross Country with Jim Wofford: One ‘Yeah, but …’ Leads to Another
Thought-provoking questions leave Jim contemplating the future of eventing.
The Importance of Knowing Your Horse's Stride Length
Do you know the length of your horse’s stride? Jim tells you why it’s important and how to figure it out.
Jim Wofford: Some Res … er, Wishes For the New Riding Year
Jim shares his thoughts on making your life with your horse even more beneficial to you both in the year ahead.
This Is Your Horse Speaking … But Are You Listening?
In a departure from the norm and in the spirit of Christmas Eve myths, Jim lets Prince, the talking horse, take over his column and speak his mind.
Cross Country with Jim Wofford: Some Tips for Trainers
Jim shares insights from his decades as a trainer and coach.
Jim Wofford's Rolex 2016 Report: Déjà Vu For Two Top Riders
Michael Jung and Lauren Kieffer left no room at the top for a leaderboard of promising up-and-comers.
Jim Wofford: The Future of Horse Sports in the Olympics
There are upsides to the possibility that eventing could soon lose its Olympic status.
Jim Wofford: Anticipating Consequences of Changing the Sport of Eventing
This column is adapted from remarks that Jim recently addressed to the 2016 International Eventing Forum in Gloucestershire, England.
Cross Country with Jim Wofford: A Touch of Blarney
For Jim Wofford, judging the Dublin Horse Show is a window to the past and the future.
Jim Wofford's History of Eventing: From Completion To Competition
Jim Wofford's analysis of eventing’s century of evolution shows a shift of emphasis.
Tack Choices Can Affect Your Horse's Performance and Attitude
When it comes to matching the right tack to different horses, says Jim Wofford, there is no one-type-suits-all.
Jim Wofford: Change the Rules—And Change the Sport
Jim voices his concerns about rule changes in eventing.
Jim Wofford: 2015 Rolex Kentucky Scoreboard Tells The Tale
Jim Wofford weighs in on the 2015 Rolex Kentucky CCI****.
Different Horse Training Techniques: Try It, You’ll Like It
When it comes to horse training, there’s no one size fits all.