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Jumping My Polo Horse Bareback
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This video shows myself and my Polo horse simply being ourselves and having a great time! Everything in this video is bareback, it is a complete no saddle zone! The only tack used is always either a bridle or a halter an ...
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FEI Longines Nations Cup
27th Jul 2019   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
FEI Longines Nations Cup series is well underway with the first competition way back in February at Deeridge Farm in Wellington, Florida. The latest competition was held in Falsterbo, Sweden and ended in hometown pride for the Swedish team who took the gold, narrowly beating out ...
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The Queen of Show Jumping Wins In Paris
6th Apr 2019   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
Beezie Madden continues to prove she is the queen of show jumping. Her second World Cup win at the 40th Longines FEI World Cup Final in Paris followed three days of competition with nearly faultless rides. She won both day one and two, and accrued only one fault on the second rid ...
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Among The Stars - Part 5 of 8
3rd Mar 2019   |   Horse Stories   |   Polo the Weirdo
After the setback with Moo’s suspensory ligament, I pretty much decided that 2017 was going to be a write-off. Because we have so few events, because I’d been so cautious in protecting both Moo’s confidence and my own, the idea of trying to actually achieve anything in only the s ...
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Team Horse Sports
15th Feb 2019   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
I’d be the first to claim that there is nothing more relaxing than a solitary ride out on my horse. But, sometimes being on a team can be fun too. Being on a team often requires showing up for practices, buying and wearing a team uniform, and of course showing up for any competit ...
Show Jumping Refresher
29th Sep 2018   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
Unlike a lot of sports like dressage, figure skating and gymnastics, the scoring in show jumping is fairly non-subjective. A horse either knocks down a rail or doesn’t. Refusals and falls are very well defined and scores aren’t influenced by anyone’s opinion. Scoring is based on ...
Horse News and Events
22nd Sep 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
For the first time, mules have been allowed to compete in dressage in Great Britain. And for the first time, a mule, a former rescue, won his event at a British dressage show. The ruling is now changed to allow any offspring of a horse mare to compete. ...
2018 FEI World Equestrian Games Hurricane
11th Sep 2018   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
The 2018 WEG is set to begin September 11, 2018 near Mill Springs, North Carolina. But, a weather emergency threatens the games. At this point, it's not known what the exact track of the hurricane will be, or how intense the storm will be once it hits. The coastal regions of Nort ...
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Horse Identification Records and Templates
26th May 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Every year companion animals go missing and are lost forever to their owner. This includes horses. Search stolen horses sold at auction and you’ll get many results that go to stories about horses that were sent for slaughter unknown to their owner. ...
Worlds First Cloned Super Horse
31st Jan 2018   |   Equine Technology   |   Winniefield Park
Up until now, cloned horses did not have any significant edge over their non-cloned brethren. That could change with a technology with the acronym CRISPR. With CRISPR, it is possible to not only replicate genes but actually edit them. ...
Should Kids Ride Stallions
14th Nov 2017   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Should youth riders ride stallions? I think it depends on the situation. There are probably situations where it will work, and many where it definitely will not. ...
Horse Fails Drug Test After Worker Pees in Stall
19th Aug 2017   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Asking your staff not to pee in the horse stalls seems a little weird, but apparently this is a real problem. A race horse named Wotadoll was given a drug test after a race. The results showed traces of a painkilling drug called Tramadol. After an investigation as to how the drug ...
Equestrian Sports Too Confusing For Olympic Audience
17th Aug 2016   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
Adelinde Cornelissen pulls her horse Parzival out of competition minutes into their first dressage test, claiming he didn’t feel right after a bug bit him, causing swelling in his jaw and neck. Most media however spins the story as a heroic sacrifice made by Cornelissen for the l ...
Recent News Worthy Horse Abusers
17th Jun 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Just when you thought it was quiet, a brand new bunch of abusers are making headlines in the horse world. Stories of race horse drugging, soring, slaughter and other abuse seem to just go on and on. Some stories though, seem to reveal a new level of stupid, or sad. Here’s a few p ...
What is a Rotational Fall
9th Jun 2016   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
There is still a lot of 2016 to go and already, three riders have been lost in the sport of eventing. Most recently, 33 year old British rider Philippa Humphreys died at the Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event in New Jersey. Many of you have read about or even participated ...
Equestrian Sports in the Olympics
25th May 2016   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
Over the history of the modern Olympics, several sports have gone by the wayside. Of the three that were part of the first modern Olympics, only show jumping remains. Polo made a brief appearance, but like modern day decathlon, it was not considered an equestrian sport, just a te ...
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How Much Do Ponys Cost
16th May 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
So just how much do horses or ponies cost? Most of the time, the answer will start with ‘it depends’. There are a lot of variables when it comes to buying kid's ponies. And, I’ve said this before, as many of you have: the purchase price of a horse is only the tip of the iceberg. ...
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Hiroshi Hoketsu at 74 Years Old to Qualify for Rio Olympics
14th Feb 2016   |   Dressage   |   Winniefield Park
If Hoketsu qualifies for this year’s 2016 Rio Olympics he will be the oldest Olympic athlete in history. He was the oldest athlete competing at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics. Now, in 2016 at 74 years old, he is well over twice the average age of an Olympic athlete. If he qualifies h ...
Will Rio Summer Olympics Equestrian Venue be Ready After Troubled Start
9th Feb 2016   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
The start of the Rio Summer Olympics is just a few months off. The test events for eventing, stadium jumping and dressage, held in August 2015 were deemed successes by organizers. But it seems as with every other big event, there are many stumbling blocks and mini-dramas before ...
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Horse Stories of 2015 [Video]
29th Dec 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
There have been a lot of great horse stories in 2015. Some captured the public’s imagination, others simply left many of us shaking our heads. Here’s a look at some of the horse headlines from 2015. ...
The Para-Equestrian Sport
21st Sep 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Para-equestrian officially encompasses two sports, dressage and driving. In both sports, riders are fit into different grades, depending on their abilities. This ensures that everyone competing is doing so against riders with the same abilities and makes the competition fair. ...
Deadly Equine Glanders Disease Outbreak at Rio Olympic Stables
14th Aug 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Winniefield Park
There are a few horse diseases I think of as being ‘old fashioned’ because you just don’t hear about horses getting them any more. So, I was surprised to learn that a deadly disease called Glanders, one of the oldest recognized diseases, is responsible for creating concern near t ...
Pan Am Games - Cross Country
1st Aug 2015   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
After my Pan Am dressage experience I couldn’t wait to attend the cross-country portion of the eventing competition. The Toronto 2015 competition was a FEI** event, with riders from North and South America vying for a team medal. The site was a newly built course in the rolling ...
Equestrian Associations Around the World
11th Jul 2015   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
Almost every country in the world has an governing body that oversees rules and regulations of horse competitions, specifically those sanctioned by the international body, Federation Equestre International or FEI. The United States Equestrian Federation was established in 1917 an ...
2015 Equestrian Pan-Am Games
14th Feb 2015   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
I’ve got tickets to see dressage and cross country jumping at the Pan-Am Games in July, and I’m so excited! Tickets are on sale now, and going fast, so thankfully, my daughter grabbed them early. Long side dressage tickets were a little pricey, so I’ll be sitting on the short sid ...
Is Eventing Really Too Dangerous
13th Jul 2014   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
The eventing world has again attracted some unwanted attention following the unfortunate deaths of two top riders on one day. Thirty-year-old Canadian Jordan McDonald died after falling during an event in Somerset. Twenty-five year-old German rider Benjamin Winter was killed duri ...
The World Equestrian Games are Headed for Canada
29th Jun 2014   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
The World Equestrian games are headed for Canada. As the FEI narrowed its choices for where the 2018 Games will be held, two contenders remained. Bromont Horse Park near Montreal, Quebec and Lexington, Kentucky. Lexington, as you may remember hosted the 2010 WEG. Bromont was the ...
The Impossible - The Story of Choc - Part 5
12th Mar 2014   |   Horse Stories   |   Polo the Weirdo
There were just two options - A second surgery to remove the plate that had been put in just eight months earlier, or... Putting Choc down. All at once, I was thrown back into a nightmare from which I had barely awoken. Had we really come all this way for nothing? The answer, whe ...
Top 2014 Equestrian Events [Video]
14th Jan 2014   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
In terms of really huge equestrian events, 2013 was a relatively quiet year. The excitement of the 2012 Olympics was long over and the 2011 Pan-American games a dusty memory. The last World Equestrian Games was held in 2010. Of course, the Quarter Horse Congress is an annual even ...
How to Become an Olympic Rider
4th Oct 2013   |   Dressage   |   Winniefield Park
When I was still in grade school, I visited the booth of the Canadian Equestrian Team at the Royal Winter Fair. For a small donation, I received a ribbon slip printed with gold lettering that said, 'I support the Canadian Equestrian Team.' For weeks afterwards, I wore the ribbo ...
The Better You Ride The Harder You Fall [Video]
30th Sep 2013   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
I have some very strong feelings about riding helmet use. I've had two concussions, one because of a fall from a horse, another thanks to a drunk driver (but that's another soapbox). So, I am always excited to see the progress of a group called Riders4Helmets. How did Riders4H ...
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