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Maryland 5 Star Show Jumping Photo Gallery

Here's a look at CCI5*-L and CCI3*-L winners at the inaugural Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill.

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Townend Remains on Top After Cross-Country at the Maryland 5 Star

Oliver Townend and Cooley Master Class maintain their lead in the CCI5*-L after a double-clear cross-country round.

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Maryland 5 Star Dressage Day 2 Photo Gallery

Here's a look at day two of dressage at the CCI5*-L and CCI3*-L competition at the inaugural Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill.

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Townend and Cooley Master Class On Top After Day 1 Dressage at Maryland 5 Star

Great Britain’s Oliver Townend and his two-time Kentucky Three-Star Winner take the lead at the Maryland Five Star at Fair Hill.


Winning a Training Day with Margie Engle

This Olympian traveled to Maine to teach the winner of a contest and 10 barn mates. Engle’s takeaway: Use more leg.


Oliver Townend Takes LRK3DE CCI5*-L Third Time in a Row

Townend and Ballaghmor Class wins the Kentucky Three-Day Event CCI5*-L. Alyssa Phillips and Oskar in top spot for CCI4*-S.

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Oliver Townend and Ballaghmor Class Take the Lead in the LRK3DE CCI5*-L

Great Britain’s Townend holds a slim lead after cross-country. Tamie Smith and EnVogue maintain their lead in the CCI4*-S.


Tamie Smith and Mai Baum Move in to Second on Day 2 of the LRK3DE CCI5*-L

Marilyn Little still holds the CCI5* lead from Day 1, but Tamie Smith is close behind at the Kentucky Three-Day Event. In the CCI4*-S, Smith moved into the lead.


Marilyn Little and RF Scandalous Take the Lead in the LRK3DE CCI5*-L

After the first day of dressage, Marilyn Little sits in first in the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event CCI5*-L; for the CCI4*-S, there's a three-way tie for the top spot.


The 2021 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event Kicks Off

There were no spectators—but there was snow—as the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event got underway.


Practical Horseman Podcast Transcript: Ron Danta

Ron Danta talks about hunter derbies, what makes a good horseman, Thoroughbreds, Danny & Ron's Rescue and more.

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3 Questions with Sarah Maslin Nir

This New York Times reporter and hunter rider shares stories from her newly released book, Horse Crazy, in the latest Practical Horseman Podcast.


5 Questions with French Olympian Eric Navet

Double-gold World Equestrian Games medalist Eric Navet shares what it was like to compete on the world stage in the latest Practical Horseman Podcast.

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5 Questions with Don Stewart

Get the inside scoop on Practical Horseman’s latest podcast with hunter and equitation trainer Don Stewart.

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Practical Horseman Offers Special Podcast Episodes

To help you get your horse fix during the coronavirus pandemic, the PH staff will be reading their favorite articles from the magazine in special podcast episodes.


4 Questions with Karl Cook

Get the inside scoop on Practical Horseman’s latest podcast with grand-prix rider Karl Cook.

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3 Questions with Olympian Beezie Madden

Olympic gold medalist Beezie Madden share what she looks for in a horse, her favorite exercise and what makes a strong competitor.

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6 Tips to Improve Your Horse’s Health

In the latest Practical Horseman podcast episode, top groom Liv Gude shares tips on how to keep your horse healthy, happy and safe.

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Practical Horseman Podcast: IHSA’s Bob Cacchione and Peter Cashman

In this week’s Practical Horseman podcast, we catch up with the two leaders of the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association.

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Sinead Halpin’s Jumping Exercise Plus Winter Blanketing Tips

A favorite exercise from this top eventer to help you improve you show jumping. BONUS: Tips to help you decide whether your horse needs a blanket.

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The Practical Horseman Podcast: Tom Brennan

Tom Brennan shares how he began riding in weekly lesson and gives his training and judging insights in the Practical Horseman Podcast.

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Practical Horseman Podcast: Liza Towell

Top hunter rider Liza Towell shares her path to success, which includes learning how to handle mistakes and manage nerves, in Practical Horseman’s podcast.

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Practical Horseman Podcast: Shelley Campf

Pacific Northwest hunter/equitation rider and trainer Shelley Campf shares her strategy for “seeing a distance” in Practical Horseman’s new podcast.

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Practical Horseman Podcast: Anne Kursinski

Olympic show jumper Anne Kursinski talks about her horses, how she handles losing and her involvement in Safe Sport.

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Beezie Madden Takes the Reins

The legendary George Morris passes his photo- critique column to two-time Olympic gold medalist and two-time World Cup Final champion Beezie Madden.

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Practical Horseman Podcast: Margie Goldstein Engle

Olympian Margie Goldstein Engle talks about the secrets to her success in Practical Horseman’s new podcast.

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Practical Horseman Podcast: George Morris

A behind-the-scenes look at Practical Horseman’s debut podcast with the legendary George Morris.

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15 Riding Tips from George Morris

Legendary rider and coach George Morris shares classically correct riding principles.

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Hunter Jumper Course-Savvy Strategies

Olympian Laura Kraut says knowing your horse and how he is likely to react to the elements of the course is the key to riding a successful hunter-jumper round.

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Third Postcard: 2010 George Morris Horsemastership

On the final day of the 2010 George Morris Horsemastership Training Session, the young riders learn about jumping a course.

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Second Postcard: 2010 George Morris Horsemastership

On the fourth day of the 2010 George Morris Horsemastership Training Session, the young riders learn to develop feeling without stirrups.

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First Postcard: 2010 George Morris Horsemastership

Ten top American young riders face banks, water jumps and more in the first few days of the 2010 George Morris Horsemastership Training Session.

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The Fundamentals of Good Riding

Three Olympians answer spectators' questions about the fundamentals of good riding, including communication with the horse, how long they ride each day and more. By Sandra Oliynyk for Practical Horseman magazine.


Joe Fargis: Keep Your Riding Simple

Show jumping Olympian Joe Fargis' simple system focuses on rhythm, balance and precision.

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Help for a Horse Who Pulls Past the Distance

Olympic show-jumper Laura Kraut helps a rider during the 2009 George Morris Horsemastership Training Session with a horse who pulls past the optimum distance from the jumps. From the editors of Practical Horseman magazine.

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Limber Your Senior Horse by Stretching

A series of on-the-ground stretches for legs and neck will do wonders for the senior horse.