And the patient horse award goes to . . .

While you need to give Rick Wallace credit for “stickability” (for those who don’t compete, if the rider’s feet touch the ground they are disqualified), I think the real prize goes to Ultimate Decision who was very, very patient and understanding while his rider swung around his neck like he was a jungle gym. I […]

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Great save!

Kudos to Buck Davidson for managing to stay out of the water.

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Zelda makes me smile

I love it when your horse makes you look good. You know, when they behave themselves and it looks like you can ride? I took Zelda for a cross country schooling adventure and she was a star! My expectations were modest. I wanted to jump some small fences, get some eyes on the ground and […]

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Why don’t more horses think of this?

I’ve certainly seen some xc jumps that I would consider going under! Of course, once they learn this is an option (or are overfaced) then how do you convince them that going over the jump is better?

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Faster than a speeding bullet

Those Shetland ponies sure can go! Future steeplechase jocks in the making. From the Washington International Horse Show. Those kids and ponies are adorable.    

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This girl is wearing Velcro breeches

This girl gives an impressive ride — not only does she stay on during an epic bucking fit, she stays on course and finishes the jumps without stirrups.

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