Tickets on sale now for NYC horse show

Tickets for theĀ Central Park Horse Show Presented by Rolex, the first-ever, outdoor four-day equestrian sporting event coming to New York City from Sept. 18-21 are now available. Tickets are priced at $30 for matinees and $250 for evening events, and are available through the event website. The event will take place in the skating rink […]

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Gravity defying jumping form

For all of the picture perfect advanced ridersĀ  there are always a few who make you wonder how they not only survived, but actually won using their unconventional jumping styles. Annette Lewis is one of those. George Morris, hide your eyes! In the video above she is shown on her horse Tutein winning the Hickstead […]

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Now that’s power

Check out this video shot at the London Olympics. I’ve watched a lot of show jumping — at some big venues — but it’s a real treat to see horses jump so that they appear suspended in time and you can enjoy every second. Now, if they had only taken similar video of the cross […]

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It is hard to imagine winning Burghley six times

Burghley is always a tough event and this year the fences were enormous. To finish in the top 10 on a regular basis would be a triumph of skill, luck and the ability to find and develop amazingly talented horses. To win Burghley six times is hard to imagine but that’s exactly what William Fox-Pitt […]

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Keep it simple

“My main philosophy of riding is to keep it as simple as possible. Good riding is about doing it in a nice peaceful way. Keep it simple, keep your mind fresh. We are lucky to do this and you should enjoy your time in the saddle.” – Rodrigo Pessoa at Sonoma Horse Park, 8/2/11   […]

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Does this chick have superglue on her breeches?

I can’t imagine jumping a 6′ fence. Jumping a 6′ fence bareback on a mare that is only 15.1 hands? Beyond imagination. But apparently, not beyond the realm of possibility. Check out New Zealand’s Vicki Wilson jumping Showtym Girl at the New Zealand Horse of the Year Show, March 19, 2011.

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