“He was 26, I was 74 – it was the Century Ride, with the requirements being that the horse and rider meet 100 years old together. Now, I want only for him to have a comfortable, safe, and happy retirement.”
Rockethorse Racing’s Race the Wild Coast ride is aptly named: tough terrain, unpredictable weather, dramatic river swims and some of the most intense riding to be found in the world. Check out the video highlights from the 2018 running!
Every Friday, Horse Nation teams up with Ovation Riding to spotlight an individual or organization doing good work in the horse world. Today, we recognize Luis Soriano and his two donkeys, who make up Biblioburro.
“Ah yes, so begins the joys of trying to decode what an advert says vs what it really means. Has the ‘experienced hunter’ taken someone for a mannerly, civil day out? Or has some poor Irish jockey just clung on to a neck strap until they ran out of hedges to aim at?”
“Coming home is humbling, moving from the comparative grandeur of a large, heated arena to a little old cow barn held together with generations of odds and ends, filled with well-loved but not necessarily high-priced or fancy-bred horses.”
The 2018 Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal Final at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show concluded in impressive fashion with a real test — watch Brian Moggre aboard Efendi show why he was named the winner!
Spotting a random horse or horse reference in your favorite form of pop culture always makes one do a double-take, feeling as though some secret has been revealed to the general public. Mary Hollis Baird dishes on five horses in current pop culture.
“Because of this price drop and catchy names for the color shades we expect to climb out of our three-year downward spiral of losses, and we all know most horse people are poor enough as it is, so this price break will really appeal to them.”
“I don’t think of myself as an un-confident person. But someone tells me I’m a ‘cowgirl’? I immediately feel the need to correct them. I am certain upon meeting real ranchers that they can sense I’m a total fraud — just an East Coaster who happens to ride in a cow pasture.”