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My Life: A Dressage Queen Breaks Out promo image

My Life: A Dressage Queen Breaks Out

A horseback riding vacation in Ireland gives a dressage rider a renewed zest in her own training at home.

Jim Wofford: Our Sport Changes; Horses Do Not promo image

Jim Wofford: Our Sport Changes; Horses Do Not

Jim has had the time and opportunity to observe what has shifted in our sport—and what remains constant.

The Ride of Your Life - Charlotte Bredahl- Baker: “Winning Will Come to You” promo image

The Ride of Your Life - Charlotte Bredahl- Baker: “Winning Will Come to You”

This Olympic medalist and youth mentor believes that if you act with integrity and persistence, the accolades will follow.

Susan Artes and U.S. coach Robert Ridland

Blogger Susan Artes says goodbye

She didn't get to ride in the final after her horse got hurt, but walking the courses and rooting on the U.S. contingent was the next-best thing.

Jack Towell: ‘Make the Shot When it Counts’ promo image

Jack Towell: ‘Make the Shot When it Counts’

This National Show Hunter Hall of Fame trainer shares why he’s been successful and the biggest moment of his career

My Life: From the A-Circuit to Donkey Rescue promo image

My Life: From the A-Circuit to Donkey Rescue

Valerie Lowe, a former A-circuit hunter/jumper rider and trainer, shares the tale of how she became the founder of a miniature donkey rescue.

Cross Country with Jim Wofford: Some Tips for Trainers promo image

Cross Country with Jim Wofford: Some Tips for Trainers

Jim shares insights from his decades as a trainer and coach.

The Secret Motivations Of Adult Riders promo image

The Secret Motivations Of Adult Riders

An adult-amateur rider shares why she makes time for her riding lessons, amidst the hustle and bustle of her busy life, juggling her job and family responsibilities.

FEI World Cup™ Finals Omaha 2017: Breaking New Ground promo image

FEI World Cup™ Finals Omaha 2017: Breaking New Ground

Get to know Lisa Roskens, an amateur rider who is spearheading the daunting challenge of the FEI World Cup™ Finals 2017 in Omaha, Nebraska.

Jim Wofford: The Future of Horse Sports in the Olympics promo image

Jim Wofford: The Future of Horse Sports in the Olympics

There are upsides to the possibility that eventing could soon lose its Olympic status.

Good Horsemanship Goes Beyond Good Riding promo image

Good Horsemanship Goes Beyond Good Riding

Two young riders share their experiences participating in this year's George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session in Wellington.

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Boxing up the Blues

While going through her old ribbons, a rider reflects on the memories of past horse shows.

A Return to Eventing— On a Pura Raza Española promo image

A Return to Eventing— On a Pura Raza Española

A rider's return to eventing on a rare Spanish breed culminates in a successful trip to the national championships.

My Life: From Saudi Stables to the American University Barn promo image

My Life: From Saudi Stables to the American University Barn

A 31-year-old Algerian woman joins her college's IHSA riding team.

Horse of a Lifetime: The Gentleman Pirate promo image

Horse of a Lifetime: The Gentleman Pirate

Learn how an off-the-track Thoroughbred event horse overcame a devastating injury and returned to the top levels of his sport.

Intercollegiate Champion Dances to Her Own Beat promo image

Intercollegiate Champion Dances to Her Own Beat

The 2015 USEF/IHSA Cacchione Cup winner Eliza Hay shares her favorite hobby: contra dancing.

Can my girth be too tight? promo image

Can My Girth Be Too Tight?

A too-tight girth could be uncomfortable for your horse and actually limit his performance.

Cross Country with Jim Wofford: A Touch of Blarney promo image

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.

Deck the Stalls - The Joy of Stall Decorating During the Holidays promo image

Deck the Stalls! The Joy of Stall Decorating During the Holidays

Stall decorating contests throughout the year brings a group lets a group of boarders show off their creative side.

Jim Wofford's History of Eventing: From Completion To Competition promo image

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.

Autumn horse grazing

Are Acorns Poisonous to Horses?

There are many unknowns about acorn toxicity in horses, but it’s wise to take whatever preventive measures you can to minimize your horse’s exposure.

A Dressage Scribe Shares her Learning Experience promo image

A Dressage Scribe Shares her Learning Experience

Scribing for a dressage judge at a show can be both fun and informative.

Making My Way In the Horse World promo image

Making My Way In the Horse World

An IHSA college student shares his challenging journey in the equine industry.

Jim Wofford: Change the Rules—And Change the Sport promo image

Jim Wofford: Change the Rules—And Change the Sport

Jim voices his concerns about rule changes in eventing.