Show jumpers Edwina Tops-Alexander and Scott Keach, along with their respective horses Caretina De Joter and Fedor, have earned early selection on the Rio 2016 Olympic Team with their outstanding performances. For 51-year-old Keach, RIO is his second Olympics and remarkably 28 years since his Olympic debut at the Seoul Games in 1988.
Source: Keach creates history with Rio selection alongside Tops-Alexander | Equestrian Australia
A miniature horse in Colorado is standing on his own feet again. Or most of his own feet. Tiny Shine left one of his feet behind at Colorado State University where he underwent amputation surgery last
Source: Miniature horse is trotting again after amputation surgery at Colorado State | EQUUS Magazine
Improve your horse’s jumping form with this progression of three exercises from World Champion hunter rider Peter Pletcher.
Source: Build a Better Bascule with Peter Pletcher | Practical Horseman Magazine
FEI trainer and instructor Eliza Sydnor Romm explains the best mental approach to handle learning curves.
Source: How to Embrace “Incompetence” | Dressage Today
The dressage horse who retains his relaxation at the highest levels of collection is the ideal. He is dynamic and elastic, swinging, steady and beautiful to watch. The rider doesn’t have to push or
Source: Building Power In Relaxation with Hubertus Schmidt | Dressage Today
Get up to speed with how the eventing competition works at the Olympic Games in Rio this summer
Source: Beginners’ guide to Olympic eventing at Rio 2016 – Horse & Hound
COMMENTOne of the big selling points of the latest crop of family-friendly, dual-cab utes is their impressive three-tonne-plus towing capabilities. When the new Toyota HiLux arrives here in October, there will be no fewer than six one-tonne utes capable of towing up to 3500kg, including the Holden Colorado, Isuzu D-MAX, Nissan Navara, Mazda BT-50, Ford
Source: The truth about 3500kg towing – motoring.com.au
Kim Severson and Fernhill Fearless became celebrities over the weekend when photos surfaced on social media of their amazing save at the big hammock tables on Derek di Grazia’s Pine Top CIC3* cross country course.
Source: Finding the Fifth Leg: Kim and Sparky’s Amazing Save | Eventing Nation – Three-Day Eventing News, Results, Videos, and Commentary
Understanding your horse’s jumping mechanics can make you a better rider and trainer–and help him stay sounder.
Source: How Your Horse Jumps | Practical Horseman Magazine
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Source: Life is too short to ride the wrong horse | Eventing Connect