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The French were unrivaled in the FEI Pony European Championships in Strzegom, taking home the gold medals in showjumping and eventing.   Eventing   Both individual and team gold medals in eventing went to riders from France. Germany took silver, and Ireland finished...

CMSA MN State Shoot Photos

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Mild temperatures greeted visitors, spectators, vendors, riders and horses to the Minnesota State Championship hosted by the Wild Rice Peacemakers who were joined by other Cowboy Mounted Shooters around the region at the Town and Country Saddle Club near...
At the ongoing roundup at the Antelope Complex pilot conduct is extreme. High speed stampedes are causing foals to be left behind, collisions and reckless actions including the skids of the chopper (appearing) to knock over a wild horse! Wild...
The French team was unbeatable in the fight for the showjumping team gold medal at the FEI Pony European Championships in Strzegom. Silver went to The Netherlands, and bronze to Norway.   The French took the lead after yesterday’s class where...
Lexington, Ky – Aug. 10, 2021 – After a year out of the spotlight, hundreds of the nation’s top young pony riders took center stage at the Kentucky Horse Park for the inaugural 2021 USEF Pony Finals, presented by Honor...
The German squad was victorious in the team competition during the FEI Pony European Championships in dressage. Silver went to Denmark, and bronze to the Netherlands.   German riders: Rose Oatley with Daddy Moon, Antonia Roth with Daily Pleasure WE, Julie...
Jumpers, eventers and dressage riders will be fighting for medals in the European championships in the ponies’ category from Wednesday at the arenas in Strzegom.   162 young riders, representing 21 countries will take part in the competition.   The arenas of the...
Lexington, Ky. – Aug. 7, 2021 – Top show jumping competition took to the Rolex Stadium Saturday evening during the Kentucky Summer Classic for the feature class of the week, the $50,000 Hagyard Grand Prix. The luck of the night belonged to...

Stall Manners

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-By Charles Wilhelm- I saw an article video on YouTube by another recognized trainer suggested that, basically, horses are entitled to their space and we should not just barge into their stalls but accommodate them. Sometimes areas like this are...
Memories of harvesting grain with a horse drawn implement.
Traverse City, Mich. – July 15, 2021 – The Wrenwood Farms Green Conformation Hunter Division came to a close during World Champion Hunter Rider (WCHR) of the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF) Week 2, presented by CaptiveOne Advisors. With a...
  The EQUUS Foundation is pleased to welcome Rapidash, owned and ridden by Serena Marron, as an EQUUS Foundation Equine Ambassador. Rapidash joins Cacan, the first mount of Serena Marron's to become an Equine Ambassador. Serena Marron and Rapidash after a WEF...
    Devon, Pa. - July 12, 2021 - The 2021 Brandywine Horse Shows, sponsored by Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund and presented by Taylor Harris Insurance Services, concluded Sunday, July 11, wrapping up two weeks of top hunter and jumper competition at...
-By Orv Alveshere-INTENTLY WATCHING A TALENTED PROFESSIONALWe’d unhitched horses.  A car drove into our yard at noon.The driver asked us “If our piano was out of tune?There’s a piano tuner in my car.  He tunes with his ears.He is...

Cowboy Up is Back!

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We hope you will join us in McLeod ND for the 2021 ride. Cowboy Up Ride Against Cancer is August 20 and 21, 2021. There will be a ride both Friday and Saturday. The Extreme Race will be Friday evening. The...
The Carter-Fitzpatrick Amendment to the INVEST in America Act bans the transport of equines for the purpose of slaughter WASHINGTON  – The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Carter-Fitzpatrick Amendment to the INVEST in America Act, which would ban...
-By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.- Allergies are a common complaint, especially during the warmer months. The typical treatment involves antihistamines or steroids. And these drugs often give good results. In fact, I would likely do the same for my horses...
-By Charles Wilhelm- We’ve been talking about the part that personality plays in the training of a horse. We know about the herd instinct and the fight or flight mechanism, but the personality of the horse is also an important factor...
In 2017, the American Horse Council evaluated the economic impact of the horse industry in the United States. They further looked at the economic impact in individual states including Minnesota, which was made possible through support from the Minnesota Horse...
    The German team was the best in the second leg of the FEI Eventing Nations Cup in Strzegom. Second place went to the home squad and third to Belgium.   The German riders took the lead in the showjumping, besting the...
Personality and How It Can Effect the Training of Your Horse - Part I -By Charles Wilhelm- We often hear about the herd instinct and the role it plays in leadership and the development of a relationship with a horse. What we don’t...
-by Orv Alveshere- WATCHING REAL LIFE, NOT MOVIESDad trained, drove and rode horses, and like movie stars, rode tall in the saddle.He told of long rides and cattle drives, with a cow pony to straddle.One cattle drive to Manfred’s stockyards...