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Saddle Up Series - Understanding Your Horse's Back - Part One
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When it comes to selecting a saddle, any knowledgeable horse person will tell you that this is a task not to be taken lightly. The fit of a saddle can make or break a horseís performance, and a poorly fitting one can cau ...
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2020 Triple Crown Schedule with COVID Impacts
10th Aug 2020   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
Horse racing is one of the few professional sports that has resumed, albeit without the cheering crowds in the stands. Some of the biggest contests of the year in several countries have gone by almost without fanfare. And the famous Belmont Stakes is over. But of course, ICYMI, y ...
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Kentucky Derby Horse Drugging Probe Ongoing
10th Jul 2020   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
Bob Baffert, trainer of five Kentucky Derby winning horses is going for a sixth win. But, his efforts are shadowed by reports of horses in his care are again testing positive for performance enhancing drugs. Details are sparse as there are confidentiality rules surrounding the in ...
Horse Parenting 101 Getsu - Chapter One The Bit Dictionary - Snaffles - Part 2 of 3 Baby Horse Diaries - Meet The Babies
 
400 Horses Killed Each Month Due to COVID Lockdown
17th May 2020   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Polo the Weirdo
The elongated shutdown of racing brings with it many great consequences, many of which are already beginning to show as owners, breeders and trainers alike are forced to begin euthanasia of horses they can no longer afford to keep. ...
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Why Equestrians Relate to Tiger King
23rd Apr 2020   |   General   |   Polo the Weirdo
With the Covid-19 pandemic sweeping the globe, people the world over are doing exactly what one would expect modern man to do in a time of great crisis. They are binge-watching eccentric Netflix documentaries. The specific documentary to which I refer is, of course, the infamous ...
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27 Charged in Huge Race Horse Doping Scandal
18th Apr 2020   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Twenty-seven people have been charged in a racehorse doping scandal that has international connections. After an FBI investigation, it was discovered veterinarians, top trainers including the trainer of last yearís Kentucky Derby contender. ...
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Horse Racing During COVID Lockdown
10th Apr 2020   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Weíre all social distancing and any event that involves more than a few dozen people is probably cancelled. Horse racing, like so many other sports, is having to adapt quickly. Some tracks are running races without crowds in the grandstands. Others are shut down or are currently ...
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PonyBox Highest Jumpers
1st Mar 2020   |   Ponybox News   |   Winniefield Park
So, is there a difference between mares, geldings and stallions on PonyBox.com? Geldings aren't a thing on Ponybox, so we donít need to consider them. Taking a sample of the top 120 highest jumping horses competing on Ponybox right now shows an interesting result. Of the top 120 ...
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The Eastern Cape Bajodini Bush Race
4th Feb 2020   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
Bush racing is common in many areas. These races take place in remote countryside spaces were an impromptu track is set up, and spectators stand on the sidelines, separated by a small rope, if that. One such race takes place in a province of South Africa called The Eastern Cape. ...
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More Horses Die Over Weekend At Santa Anita
1st Feb 2020   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
Santa Anita Park canít shake scrutiny, and now, after three horses have died after one weekend questions are being asked again. Two horses shattered pasterns during racing and one was euthanized after an unspecified injury during training. A total of five horses have died in the ...
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Interview of a Horse Kill Buyer
8th Jan 2020   |   Horse Rescue and Abuse   |   Winniefield Park
The public may be more aware of the negative side of horse racing as the number of race horse deaths at Santa Anita and other tracks becomes publicized. Now, USA Today has shone an unflattering light on another dark side of the sport. While the public focus may be on track deaths ...
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Horse Magazine Apps
4th Jan 2020   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
An interesting magazine is a good way to pass the time on the bus or in a waiting room. But who wants to read those germ laden, dogeared waiting room magazines, or yesterday's newspaper? And, your Facebook Instagram feeds can get equally uninspiring. Why not try a horse magazine ...
Chuckwagon Racing Under Review
2nd Aug 2019   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
After six horses died during chuckwagon racing at this yearís Calgary Stampede the sport is under scrutiny. July 14, three horses on the same team were euthanized after sustaining irreparable injuries. After one horse broke a hind leg the team went down, and three of the four hor ...
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Baby Horse Diaries - Sass Levels Reach All Time High
7th Jul 2019   |   Horse Stories   |   Polo the Weirdo
This is not fake news. Our sources have confirmed that Baby Niro displayed excessively high levels of sass recently when being ridden in the arena after a week off work. Witnesses report high levels of head tossing and neck flicking, followed by many grunts and the occasional buc ...
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Santa Anita Racing Investigation Ordered by Newsome
22nd Jun 2019   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
Governor Newsome of California is calling for a moratorium on racing until all horses have been examined by an independent team of experts. Despite calls to close down the track and suspend racing following the 29th horse death on the track since December 26, 2018, racing has con ...
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Derby Winner Foals Slaughtered in South Korea Race Industry
31st May 2019   |   Horse Rescue and Abuse   |   Winniefield Park
As the popularity of horse racing increases in South Korea, so has the number of horses that are sent for slaughter. Most sources claim the number of horses slaughtered has tripled. And while most of the horses are raised for that purpose, several Thoroughbreds, some bought for t ...
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Another Santa Anita Breakdown
16th Apr 2019   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
After only two days of racing another horse has suffered fatal injuries at Santa Anita racetrack. Santa Anita was shut down March 5 and during the shut down, investigations into why twenty-two horses suffered fatal break downs since the middle of December were conducted. ...
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Difference Between Trotters and Pacers
13th Apr 2019   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
What is the difference really, beside the gait at which they race? The biggest difference between a trotter and a pace may be something we canít see. Horses can be trained to pace, but with mixed success. The natural tendency of a horse to pace is determined by its genes. Researc ...
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Santa Anita Park Horse Racing Resumes After 22 Deaths
9th Apr 2019   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
Horse racing has resumed at Santa Anita Park. Racing was temporarily suspended following the fatal breakdowns of twenty-two horses in less than sixteen weeks. That is over double the number that died in the same period last year. The track closed March 5, and since that time, off ...
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Horse Versus Machine
29th Mar 2019   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
The first steam engines were invented in the late 1600s, but these were stationary. It took about a hundred years before the first moving engines that traveled down a road or track were developed and a few decades beyond that before they were really practical. But even in the ear ...
Among The Stars - Part 1 of 8
2nd Feb 2019   |   Horse Stories   |   Polo the Weirdo
As humans we love to look on the bright side, we love our silver linings and positive spins. We love to feel moved and inspired. Sorry, but I donít have anything like that for you today. What Iím here to share with you isnít graceful, or inspirational, or Ďniceí on any level. Iím ...
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Equine Hall of Fame Locations
5th Jan 2019   |   Equine History and Culture   |   Winniefield Park
The new year is here, and it seems like a natural time to take a look back at the highs and lows in the horse world. Really, weíve had enough of the lows havenít we? So Iíll just take a look at some bright spots, which include annual inductions into various halls of fame. Now the ...
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Making Winter More Bearable
4th Jan 2019   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Winter has arrived and if youíre a horse owner, you may feel like everything you do to look after your horse takes twice as long, and the time you have to enjoy your horse has been cut in half - if it happens at all. There is not much we can do about the weather. But we can do a ...
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 doesnít. Refusals and falls are very well defined and scores arenít influenced by anyoneís opinion. Scoring is based on ...
How To Make Money With Horses
6th Sep 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Lots of the jobs in the horse industry are lower paying, minimum wage or slightly higher. But there are jobs that will bring you a much higher wage. Most of them will require college, university or an apprenticeship, and perhaps some specialized training. But, once youíre done yo ...
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The Horseracing Integrity Act
21st Aug 2018   |   Shows and Events   |   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 ...
Rodeo Horses
25th Jul 2018   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
The Calgary Stampede has just ended as I write this, and the controversies around the rights of the animals performing always swirl. Those controversies havenít seemed to dampen the spirits of the people who attended that Stampede. This yearís event attracted 1,271,241, attendees ...
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Horse Racing Scandals and Cheats
8th Jul 2018   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
The newest triple crown winner may have been aided by a block. The newest Triple Crown winner may have taken his lead thanks to another horse, a long shot, Restoring Hope, swerving and then pinning another horse to the rail, keeping other contenders away from Justify. ...
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The Economics of Horses
2nd Jun 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
A 2017 study of the horse industry by the American Horse Council found that the horse industry has a $50 billion impact on the overall economy in the United States. This did not take into account the spending of race and competition fans outside the actual events they attended. C ...
Good News in the Horse World
6th May 2018   |   Horse Stories   |   Winniefield Park
Is it all bad news? Sometimes it feels like it. But, it really isnít. Thereís lots of good news out there. And, some of it is horse news. ...
Types of Western Saddles
29th Apr 2018   |   Horse Tack   |   Winniefield Park
Older western saddles tend to be narrower and have deeper seats with a very thin upright horn. But, since old-west cowboying has ceased to be a way of life, the western saddle has taken on further refinements depending the specific use. No longer is there a one-style-fits-all wes ...
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