A cuff Bracelet for Horse Lovers

Equestrian Cuff bracelet

With plenty of time at home, surfing the Internet, I’ve been searching for an equestrian-inspired cuff bracelet — one that was fun, but didn’t break the bank. When I saw this, I could just picture it on my wrist. What do I like about it? I’ve always had a soft spot for South Western art. […]

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Watch out for Turtles

Turtle

‘Tis the season when turtles are leaving the comfort of their watery homes to set off cross country to find the ideal place to bury their eggs. For several of them, it appears that place is the grass ring where I ride or the field next to it, where I also ride. It amazes me […]

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The Equestrian’s Car – What’s in Yours?

Equestrian's Car

Let’s face it an equestrian’s car is an extension of our barn and our tackroom. In the backseat of my car today is a saddle (no surprise there) and a Saddleright pad. On most days there’s usually a pair of breeches, a spare set of paddock boots and various incarnations of gloves — usually left […]

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3 Easy Cavaletti Exercises

3 Easy Cavaletti Exercises

As part of Zelda’s coronavirus fitness program, today I added 3 easy cavaletti exercises to my ride. Ground poles are a great way to teach your horse to use her body more correctly by improving strength and flexibility, balance, and coordination. Once your horse gets comfortable with poles on the ground, you can increase the […]

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#LRK3DE Virtual Event Starts NOW

#LRK3DE Virtual Event

For those suffering from Rolex Kentucky Three-Day withdrawal, the answer is clear: watch the LRK3DE virtual event! Even better, you can watch for free. Become a US Equestrian Fan Member and use the promotional code LRK3DE2. USEF Network is proud to host the first-ever #LRK3DE Virtual Event so you don’t have to miss the #BestWeekendAllYear! […]

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Saudi Jockey Club Withholds Cup for Saudi Cup Pending Investigation

Purse held for Saudi Cup pending investigation

Maximum Security may be the unluckiest horse in history. After being DQ’d from the Kentucky Derby, the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia is now withholding his winnings from the Saudi Cup ($10 million) pending further investigation of his trainer, Jason Servis, who was indicted for doping horses. Currently, there is no indication that “Max” was […]

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Baby Zebra Alert! Cuteness Overload

Hartmann's Mountain Zebra foal

On March 21st, A filly Zebra foal has been born into the herd of Hartmann’s Mountian Zebra at Walt Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Orlando. This 65-pound bundle of cuteness has been frolicking with her mother, Heidi. She is the third zebra foal born as part of the Species Survival Plan (SSP) program this year The […]

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Foal Patrol Season 3

Foal Patrol

Now this is the kind of reality TV that I can get behind. The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame is running a third season of Foal Patrol, an interactive web project. Foal Patrol allows viewers to get an “up close and personal” look at some of the mares and foals at major […]

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