Penelope and Kipper Still Riding!

When I was growing up, “Thelwell ponies” were part of the lexicon. Those fat, willful ponies with their determined young riders captured the imaginations of young and old equestrians. Norman Thelwell (1923-2004) was a British illustrator who created the intrepid Penelope and her beloved pony Kipper. His first cartoon appeared in Punch in 1953 and […]

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If OSHA Regulated Equestrian Safety . . .

There’s been a lot of debate recently in the eventing world on how to improve the safety of both horse and rider . . .¬† Here’s how cartoonist¬†J. N. Devin pictured that a cowboy would appear after OSHA! This cartoon was published in 1972.

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