“But deep down, that horse crazy girl is still inside. Living vicariously through others. Those of us blessed with our horses’ breath upon us each day should stand a bit straighter, hold our heads higher and carry her with us.” Read the rest of Sophia McKee’s Round Two entry!
Who took team gold in the reining? How did the first day of dressage go? Why did endurance suffer a false start — and then cancel altogether? Your pint-sized recap of all the day’s goings-on at the World Equestrian Games.
“I brought him up close and personal to the event and let him get his hands dirty. Suddenly he had a first-hand experience in the horse world and it actually meant something to him.” Read the rest of Carson Nelson’s Round Two entry here!
“To most of us, a lame horse is a horse in pain. While this is true in the majority of cases, gait abnormalities can also be generated by issues that don’t hurt.” Dr. Bob Grisel explains in this excerpt from Equine Lameness For the Layman.
“Sometimes I wonder where he would be with a more dedicated rider. I wonder if he would be leg-yielding yet, or starting over crossrails. Maybe. But I doubt he would care about any of that.” Read the rest of HN Blogger Contest finalist Victoria Shields’ Round One entry here!