Items

Forums
 
103" ! Easter Bunny      
Thoroughbred (100%)  |  Mare
Best Rank  2  | Best Jump  103"  | Winnings  3,170,500
PythonPonyPalaces   MOD 
This Barn was viewed 212,888 times
Best Rank  1  | Best Jump  103"  | Winnings  667,719,166
 Recent News  Popular News
Teach a Horse to Bend
PonyBox News Trending
In this article I shall be explaining in detail all the methods I have used to teach a horse to bend. Before I begin I wish to remind my readers that to try to follow these methods exactly step by step, or using any meth ...
30,047 Unique Views
 
Jobs on Horseback
28th Nov 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Have you ever dreamed of spending all day riding horses? There are a few jobs out there that might suit you. Whatever career on horse back you pursue, be prepared to work long hard hours, and some aspects of these are decidedly unglamorous. But, if you’re prepared to spend long h ...
Related PonyBox News Articles:
The Horseracing Integrity Act
21st Aug 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
One of the most contentious issues in horse racing is the use of drugs - both legal and illegal to improve performance. Race tracks across the U.S. have rules, with novel sized books of regulations, regarding the use and misuse of various drugs. Until now, each state had its own ...
Related PonyBox News Articles:
Improving The Seat Surviving The Warm-up Arena How Horses Are Like Governments Baby Horse Diaries - Starter Kit
 
Bush Tracks - The Darker Side of Horse Racing
31st May 2017   |   Horse Rescue and Abuse   |   Winniefield Park
Unsanctioned or bush races are held at racetracks and they can be held in open fields using things like barrels, old rails or natural obstacles to mark the track. There is often no barrier and little space between the racers and the spectators. The races are typically not held at ...
Related PonyBox News Articles:
How To Name A Racehorse
31st Mar 2017   |   General   |   Polo the Weirdo
Following the recent scandal of President Trump’s name being changed to Fake News after the horse received just a little too much attention from the press (which offended some people), it seems like a good time to consider just exactly what it takes to create a good racehorse nam ...
Related PonyBox News Articles:
Scandalous Horse Names
29th Mar 2017   |   General   |   Polo the Weirdo
We’ve all heard about the horse named President Trump by now, but his isn’t the first racehorse name to draw attention. The Jockey Club has banned many inappropriate names (most of which are too R-rated to appear here), and in fact allowed many a questionable or simply ‘odd’ one ...
Related PonyBox News Articles:
Women Horse Jockeys
14th Feb 2017   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
In most equine sports, there is a fairly equal number of men and women who compete. In fact, if you attend many horse shows, you may feel that there are far more women than men. In polo, jumping, dressage and most other sports, men, and women compete with equal rules, numbers and ...
Triple Crown Hopeful American Pharoah Name Registration Issue
27th May 2015   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
Did you realize that American Pharoah’s name is misspelled? My spellcheck picked it up right away! The Thoroughbred’s breeder, Zayat Stable held a contest to name their two-year-olds. And, the woman who submitted the winning name claims she checked the spelling before submitting ...
Related PonyBox News Articles:
How Many Riders Does It Take To Write An Essay
26th Jul 2014   |   General   |   Polo the Weirdo
Any of us who have ever been forced to attend some kind of educational institution have most likely encountered, at some point, that horrendous piece of mental strain that we call ‘the essay’. Essays may seem easy in theory, but who among us has not sat up all night with an energ ...
What You Can Learn From Your OTTB Tattoo
5th Jun 2014   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Off The Track Thoroughbreds can make great riding horses. In North America, horses that are headed for a racing career are lip tattooed for identification. (Many other breeds are lip tattooed as well.) Sometimes owners tattoo their horses with a DIY type kit, or they may call in ...
Related PonyBox News Articles:
Best Websites For Horse Pedigree Research
2nd Dec 2013   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
As I was strolling down memory lane again, thinking about my wonderful pony Caramel, I was curious about his pedigree and did a little research. I had his registration papers and, a pedigree of his father, but when I outgrew the pony, he was sold, and the papers, of course, went ...
Free Horse Vector Graphics #17 - Horse Jockey
21st Sep 2012   |   Graphics   |   PonyBox
For week 17 we introduce the horse and jockey Horse graphic. The CorelDRAW and Adobe Illustrator vector format have also been included. The only stipulation we have to these graphics is that you do not sell the graphics for monetary gain or include them in a downloadable library ...
Aspiring Female Jockey Represents the Sport on Ponybox
8th Jul 2012   |   Ponybox News   |   PonyBox
Ponybox member C h r i s has long represented the horse jockey community on Ponybox with works of art and writings that detail the struggles and accolades of this sport. She is an aspiring jockey that represents the passion, dedication and discipl ...
My Sweet Victory - Part 3
11th Apr 2012   |   Horse Fiction   |   MySweetButterfly
I barely moved from my bed for the whole day. I felt terrible. I had killed my own trainer. I still couldn’t get over the thought that I’d never see him again. My mom had said that as I’d crashed into him, he’d been slammed against the wooden fence and had broken his spine. Withi ...
Jockey With Stuttering Disorder Wins On Great Communicator
27th Jun 2011   |   Horse Stories   |   Chris Antley Memorial
The Breeders Cup is the World Series of horse racing. The one people remember the most is the Breeders Cup Classic because the best from the best from around the world meet up in that one race to determine who the best is. No one really pays attention to the other races of th ...
A Tribute To Eight Belles
4th Jun 2011   |   Horse Stories   |   Cowzers
When horse racing enthusiasts hear the words “Kentucky Derby 2008”, most think of the brilliant win by the all mighty Big Brown, rejoicing. Others weep; remembering a filly who gave it her all until her very last breaths. This is what happened on that day, May 3rd of 2008. Eig ...
A Racing Shocker - $120 Bet Nets 10 Grand
21st Mar 2011   |   General   |   Wanderin Boy Memorial
Handicappers in horse racing can be right or they can be wrong. On March 12, 1988, a horse was born and after one big race this horse had handicappers questioning themselves and wondering “What did I miss?” This foal was Arcangues. I bet most people don’t know how to pronoun ...
How To Become Popular On Ponybox
7th Mar 2011   |   General   |   Chris Antley Memorial
Lucy decides to join Ponybox. She already figured everything out and is now on the forums meeting all the other players and joining in on their discussions. Two weeks go by and she still views herself as a new player. She really wants to become popular because she sees all ...
The Coveted Triple Crown
4th Feb 2011   |   Shows and Events   |   Chris Antley Memorial
Winning the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing is considered the greatest accomplishment of a Thoroughbred racehorse. The Triple Crown consists of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes. One might think that this is easy to do, but it is not. A horse h ...
Related PonyBox News Articles:
The Race
13th Jan 2011   |   Horse Fiction   |   ImaCoolCowgirl
I was paraded in front of the grand stand. People clapped and cheered, I started to prance and toss my head excited by attention. “Settle Nevie, they aren’t clapping for you. You’re the long shot at 80 to 1. You can’t win this, Windswept Thunder has you beat by a mile before you ...
A Fighter to the End
4th Jan 2011   |   Horse Stories   |   Wanderin Boy Memorial
My ponybox barn on Morgan, Wanderin Boy Memorial, is dedicated to Wanderin Boy. I dedicated my barn to him because his life and career is a story about overcoming adversity and never giving up. I’m sure many people struggle with adversity and think about giving up, but imagine ...
AntMan Chris Antley - A Decade Later
12th Dec 2010   |   General   |   Chris Antley Memorial
Chris Antley was born on January 6, 1966 in South Carolina. He was an insecure kid, who was too small to make the football team. He fell into work at a stable in the town of Elloree, not because he knew anything about horses. He didn't. But he liked coming home with a few twent ...
Color Breed Confusion Resolved
11th Aug 2010   |   General   |   ImaCoolCowgirl
Color breeds are not BREEDS! Any Paint, Pinto, Palomino, or Appaloosa is also a non color breed. Just like there are sorrels, chestnuts, blacks, grays and whites, there are paints, pintos, palominos and appaloosas. They just have their own associations and registries ...
The Original Racehorse – Arabian Horse Racing
16th Jul 2010   |   General   |   mosquito
Most people think of thoroughbreds when they think of horse racing – but every thoroughbred can trace its ancestry back to at least one Arabian. And other breeds race – quarter horses, standardbreds – so why not Arabians? Well, Arabians do race, but Arabian horse racing has had ...
To Become A Jockey
27th Jun 2010   |   General   |   Rasdieren
A lot of people e-mail me with this question, especially young people from the US. The first thing one can say is that there is no real defined career path for people to become a jockey. Whilst this is advantageous in that you can succeed if you are good, the lack of a path means ...
Was the Greatest Racehorse a Gelding
8th Feb 2010   |   Shows and Events   |   mosquito
Since we recently had a story about Man O’War, I thought this month’s biography should take at look at what may have been his greatest descendant – his great grandson Kelso. Born in 1957, Kelso didn’t have the looks of his great grandfather, but he sure had his speed. ...
Related PonyBox News Articles:
Horse Racing: Is it Cruel or Not?
11th Jan 2010   |   General   |   Chris Antley Memorial
In 2007, I watched Rags to Riches beat the champion male Curlin in the Belmont Stakes. I also watched Curlin win the 2007 Breeders Cup Classic. In 2008, I saw Big Brown win the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. I also saw the undefeated Zenyatta win the Ladies Classic. ...
 
©2002 - 2021   PonyBox LLC Create Account Advertise Terms Privacy Contact Us
200 Members Online 270,382 Registered Members 2,872 News Articles 12,301,908 Unique News Article Views 295,368,323 Website Views