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There’s nothing quite like watching the world’s best compete in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower! Here are a few pics of the weekend’s big winners.
Last month, the Bureau of Land Management – the government agency responsible for the oversight of wild horses and burros – released its 2018 budget, slashing funding for wild horses by $10 million. Noting the severe financial strain caused by… Continue Reading →
After a thrilling round 1 of the Global Champions League, the top individual riders in the 1.50/1.55m CSI5* class went through to a fast-paced jump off where riders took to the track to fight for the €62,000 prize purse. Last… Continue Reading →
The German horseman’s website says it best: “Marcus Ehning is to German show jumping like the stirrup to the saddle.” The decorated equestrian boasts an Olympic gold medal, is tied for a record three World Cup Final wins with Meredith… Continue Reading →
Hong Kong is a country where equestrian is a popular pastime. To a certain degree, the sport of horse racing is what baseball is to the United States, or soccer (football) is to the United Kingdom. One of the more… Continue Reading →
At just 25-years-old, Megan Lane has developed an extensive dressage resumé most only dream of. The Canadian rider and her Dutch Warmblood mare, Caravella, have represented Canada at the Rio Olympics, 2014 World Equestrian Games, and the 2015 Pan American… Continue Reading →
The investigative agency Animals’ Angels (AA) has released a detailed report on their findings pertaining to horse slaughter, focusing on the U.S. to Canada pipeline. According to AA, in 2015 67,894 horses were slaughtered for human consumption in Canada and… Continue Reading →