The FEI’s leaders and its Swiss-based staff need to develop an entirely different outlook on what their job is and on how they do it.
The most vital factors are: How it fits and the type of riding you do.
Horses move and perform better after he’s worked on them.
The canter requires strength and conditioning.
Do they not understand that he’s a living, breathing creature?
The language we have to teach our horses, continuously, is a language centered around communication with our bodies.
We just trail ride, but if I should use a bit, how do I get him to accept it?
Phillip’s mantra: The horse must be in front of your leg and on your aids whenever you put him to work. And he must be immediately there.
I’m thinking that, instead of decrying California Chrome as just another not-quite-champion, that we should be impressed by his courage.
The 2010 Games in Lexington were beyond anything we’ve seen before.
Horses mature and develop at their own speed and in their own ways.
The truth is that some riders and trainers fit together better than others.
Every year I go to Rolex Kentucky, and I see things that help me to become a better trainer and horseman.
It’s apparently easier to get a felony trial and conviction with a dead animal.
Too often riders forget this and think that if some work is good, then more must be better.
The USEA's new medical rule clarified, with medical ID still required.
Event riders have added $1 to their starter fees to support equine medical research. And they’ve challenged others to do the same for their horses.
Seeing the squeal-worthy photos of fuzzy wee foals always causes a pang in my heart
This book is a blueprint for success in three-day eventing.