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Our Responsibility As Riders

“If you interact with a horse, you have a responsibility toward him.” Christoph Hess, FEI “I” Judge in both dressage and eventing, explains this statement in an excerpt from his book Ride Better With Christoph Hess, reprinted here.

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Biz Stamm

‘Started From the Bottom Now We Here’

The bottom of the training pyramid, that is.

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Esther L. Roberts

Fat to Fit to First Level: The Mental Side of Losing Weight: On Beginnings

“0323 was in a pen of about fifteen yearling geldings in the far back corner of the arena. 0323 — who would become known as Kaliwohi — was brave and curious, gentle and willing to accept change, to begin a relationship with a human.”

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Standing Ovation by Ovation Riding

Today’s honoree: Friends of Ferdinand.

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Jenni Autry

USEF CEO Issues Direct Address on Sexual Abuse and Misconduct

“The safety and welfare of our members, especially our children, is of paramount importance to US Equestrian. This is why we are writing directly to every member and to the parents of our junior members.”

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Haley Ruffner

The Academic Equestrian: Baby Steps

Haley’s colt starting class continues!

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Kristen Kovatch

2019 BLM Budget Request Again Proposes Lifting Regulations on Sale & Slaughter

While the 2018 budget, requesting the same elimination of appropriations language that outlaws the sale and destruction of wild horses, slowly works its way through Congress, the Bureau of Land Management renews the request for the 2019 fiscal year.

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Photo Challenge: 32 Horsey Smooches

Happy Valentine’s Day, all across Horse Nation!

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