Jenny Susser: Mental Strategies to Improve Your Ride

Top sport psychologist Jenny Susser offers tools to help you flex your mental muscle to improve riding at home and in the show ring.

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Kelly Gage: Engaging Riders and Opening Doors

Kelly Gage and the 14.1 Welsh Cob mare, Bro A Bryn SwirnaiTeamed EnGaged LLC founder Kelly Gage works to offer affordable, accessible clinics with world-class instructors. “I also discovered something that many riders never realize: Most top-level trainers are friendly...

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Giving Talent Wings: Victoria Colvin

With the support of her family and trainers, Victoria Colvin has left stardom in the pony ring to pursue even bigger dreams.

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Jim Wofford: The Line Between Good and Great

Many riders are good; few are great. What’s the difference?

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Reaching for Rolex, Part II: Happy to Finish

Three eventers who completed the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event for the first time this year share what it was like to actually be there after all the getting ready.

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A Fresh Look at Horse Fencing

Whether you’re building a new fence or upgrading an existing one, this new system will help you make the best choices.

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Jim Wofford: The Kaleidoscope: Our Sport Is Changing As We Watch

Jim analyzes trends he sees and trends he would like to see in eventing.

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A Passion for Horses Emerges

Chincoteague ponies teach young rider Georgia Kalmoutis the value of doing what you love.

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Big Lessons from A Small Island

A visit to the tiny island of Guam taught this rider to change herself instead of changing horses.

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What Happens in Vegas: The 2015 World Cup

Here’s a preview of what will happen when the jumping and dressage finals shine under the glamorous city’s bright lights next spring.

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USEF Names Team and Individuals for the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

The United States Equestrian Federation has named Team and Individuals for the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

Aug 25, 2014

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Olivia Champ: Inspired to Build a Lasting Connection

Olivia Champ learns how to be a companion and teammate to her horse in the George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session.

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Listen: Dressage Freestyle Playlist

Read your September 2014 Special Dressage Issue while listening to a playlist of the songs riders would love to use for a freestyle.

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One Singular Sensation: WeeZee

Author, artist, seamstress and horse and rider aficionado, WeeZee was a beloved presence at Minnesota horse shows.

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Lesson of a Lifetime: Riding with Phillip Dutton

Shannon Brown, the winner of the "Win a Day with Phillip Dutton" contest, recounts her experience training with an Olympian.

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