The horse world was vastly different in the early 20th century. Warrenton, Virginia was famous for breeding and show hunters, and equine enthusiasts traveled to the area for the quality horses that were bred and trained.
In 1899, Warrenton horsemen Julian Kieth and Charlie Smith decided to hold a Warrenton horse show. They…Continue
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Kelly Champion of Washington, NJ rode her horse All In to victory in the $10,000 North American League (NAL) Adult Hunter Finals at the 66th annual Pennsylvania National Horse Show.
The win was bittersweet for Champion, who was on tap to show at the Capital Challenge two weeks ago, but was unable to compete because her husband, Tony, suddenly fell ill and was rushed to the hospital where he was diagnosed with a…Continue
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Double Down gave Elizabeth Adelson of Tulsa, OK a belated birthday present with a win in the $10,000 North American League (NAL) Children’s Hunter Finals at the 66th annual Pennsylvania National Horse Show. Adelson just turned 14 last week and she had even more reason to celebrate in Harrisburg after receiving a score of 90 points in the first round of competition, the highest of the 29 qualifiers in the class.
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The Hampton Classic Horse Show returns to Bridgehampton, NY, August 28 – September 4, for its 36th year of bringing world-class equestrian competition, shopping and entertainment to the eastern end of Long Island. The horse show's scope, however, extends far beyond the Hamptons, attracting masses of spectators, socialites and celebrity riders from across the world, who turn out to see and be seen at this iconic end-of-summer event.
The Hampton Classic features 6…Continue
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The 36th annual Hampton Classic Horse Show returns to Bridgehampton, NY, with an exciting schedule of events planned for Opening Day on Sunday, August 28.
The Hampton Classic, which takes place August 28 – September 4, is one of the most prestigious horse shows in the nation and features competitors at every level from young children in leadline to Olympic veterans in the Classic’s feature event, the $250,000 FTI Grand Prix and FEI World Cup…Continue
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As you can tell by the superlatives in the title, I'm about to go overboard. Much gushing about the Sainted Bay Mare will follow, so here's your warning to either pull on your waders or abandon ship now!
Last Saturday we showed at the Sussex County Farm and Horse Show in the…
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I read something this week that totally mazed my mind. Since I am unable to even think about anything else I guess I will write about it.
On Barbara Ellin Fox's US Horsemanship blog she has a posting on the modern misuse of draw reins (the web address is at the end.) As a general rule I do not like draw reins, I know that, in experienced well trained hands, they can be an extremely…Continue
We all recognize the Trakehner as a world class horse. They have excelled in the hunter/jumper and dressage ring as well in various other equestrian pursuits and made numerous appearances at the Olympics for years. They have also played influence in developing more modern types of warmbloods such as Canadian and American warmbloods. So it’s hard to believe such an elegant and versatile breed was nearly lost during World War II.
Trakehners were first bred and developed in…
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Ottawa, ON — Jump Canada is pleased to announce the members of the 2011 Jump Canada Talent Squad. During the 2010 season, 13 Talent Squad qualifying competitions were held in the Eastern Division while 10 qualifying competitions comprised the Western Division. The top five riders from each division form the 2011 Jump Canada Talent Squad.
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SARAH WARD WINS $2,000 A/O HANDY HUNTERS AGAINST BEST RIDERS IN COUTNRY WITH TORN ACL & MENISCUS WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW
Washington, DC, October 2010 -- Despite riding with a torn ACL and meniscus and year-long effort to earn a place to compete at the 52nd annual Washington International Horse Show in DC, the payoff was…Continue
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40 Tips for the Competitor from Lynn Palm
1. It is your responsibility as a horse owner and competitor to bring out the best in your horse.
2. Always show in disciplines in which you and your horse are prepared to perform required maneuvers confidently.
3. Familiarize yourself with the show grounds when you get there. Know where the office,…
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Marengo with Napoleon
Bert de Nemethy
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