BUILDING A PARTNERSHIP WITH YOUR HORSE In this article, I continue with the series “training outside the box.” The “box” is the confined areas, such as arenas and paddocks, where many riders spend most of their training time. Before we start training outside the box, however, it is important to recognize and learn how to “read the horse” to tell if he has inner energy and playfulness that needs to be released through a forced exercise like longeing. Any healthy, fit horse has some level of inner energy that must be released before he can concentrate on the task...Read More
Month: October 2017
Adding to this year’s stellar line-up of entertainment, the Mounted Branch of the Metropolitan Police will be returning with their breath-taking Activity Ride, a phenomenal demonstration of skill and bravery as they negotiate hazards, portraying complete trust between horse and Officer. Expect horses jumping through a solid paper wall, fire, and many more edge-of-the-seat moments as the horses boldly illustrate their nerves of steel, in perfect formation.Read More
he Kentucky Horse Park is thrilled to announce it will host the inaugural Bluegrass Rockin’ Rodeo, Nov. 17-18 in the Alltech Arena. Gates open at 5:00 p.m., with the show starting at 7:30 p.m.
The event is part of the International Pro Rodeo Association and serves as the IPRA National All-Region Finals.Read More
Tickets for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 (WEG) are now on sale to the public.Read More
Hunters with their Junior riders took to center ring on the first day of competition at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, held at the Farm Show Complex, October 12-21, in Harrisburg, PA.Read More