Jim Wofford


A Legendary Horseman: James C. "Jim" Wofford

Renowned horseman James "Jimmy" Wofford has passed away at the age of 78.
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Lost in Translation

Jim explains why “drive with your seat bones” was probably not what the classical authorities of the sport were telling us to do.
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Managing Equine Osteoarthritis • What’s in Your Toolbox?

Olympian Jim Wofford helps you evaluate the tools you need for competition and if they need sharpening. Plus, two veterinarians define equine osteoarthritis and explain how to cope with the disease.
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Use the Off Season To Plan for Improvement • How To Keep Your Horse Hydrated During the Winter

Olympian Jim Wofford offers a plan to keep your horse fit during the off season. Plus, a veterinarian answers a reader’s question about keeping horses hydrated during the winter.
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What’s the Point?

Jim Wofford explains why incorporating dressage in an event horse’s training is effective … up to a point.
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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.
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Cross Country With Jim Winter 2020

Pandemic Report: Improved Sport but Worrisome Trends

Many riders got back to basics during quarantine, but Jim has some concerns about the bigger picture.
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Are You a Horseman—or Just a Rider?

Jim Wofford’s quiz may help you answer the question.
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The End of the Cavalry

In an excerpt from his upcoming memoir, Jim Wofford shares stories of growing up in a horse-crazy family that had military icons and Olympians at the breakfast table.
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What’s in Your Toolbox?

Do you have the tools you need for competition this year … and do any need sharpening?
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In Search of the Complete Horseman

Hunter/jumper, eventing or dressage—remember, they’re all parts of a whole.
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Practical Horseman Podcast: Jim Wofford, Part 2

Here’s a sneak peek at what eventing icon Jim Wofford discussed in Part 2 of his podcast interview for Practical Horseman.
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5 Things You Didn’t Know about Jim Wofford

Get the inside scoop on this week’s guest on the Practical Horseman podcast, eventing icon Jim Wofford.
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When the Best Riders Meet Great Course Design

Jim Wofford explores how Derek di Grazia, designer of the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event cross-country course, still stays a step ahead of elite competitors.
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