Biz Stamm

Biz Stamm

5 Things Long Distance Trail Running Has Taught Me About Riding

Aside from the obvious fitness benefits, there are plenty of other lessons to be drawn from long distance trail running. Biz Stamm draws on her own experience to find the parallels.

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‘Horse Sense For the Modern World’: A Conversation With Chris Irwin

Biz Stamm takes a closer look at Horse Lifestyle TV’s new production featuring the unique and pragmatic Chris Irwin, and speaks with the trainer about his approach to horsemanship.

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Working Equitation Consolidated Rule Book Impacts Bilaterally Blind Horses

A hotly-deliberated rule would bar horses with complete loss of vision from competing — which currently includes a particularly high-profile horse named Endo the Blind. Biz Stamm brings us the scoop.

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Winter Bingo for Equestrians

With, of course, a drinking-game twist.

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What Kind of Mind Reader Is Your Horse?

Ever felt like your horse was telepathic?

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Back to Basics: What Color IS Helix? Part I

Mystery: why does Biz’s dun mustang appear to be turning gray?

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Back to Basics: The Elusive 20-Meter Circle

Such a simple shape in theory, but in practice…

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Lady Gaga Got a White Horse for Christmas

And yes, there was a bow on it. Biz Stamm gets the celebrity scoop.

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Back to Basics: Teaching to the Test

Dressage should test the quality of training — not how well you practiced the manuever.

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Clinic Report: George Morris in Wilsonville, Oregon… With Memes

“Just like people expect a bit of a show when they attend a George Morris clinic, they also expect George Morris clinic recaps to be presented in meme form.” Biz Stamm reports on her recent experience.

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Back to Basics: Reach for the Sky!

… we promise the pipe-cleaner jockey is relevant.

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A Horsey Addition to the Chanukah Song

Adam Sandler, we’ve got your song covered.

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Back to Basics: The Fear of Being Judged

(Not by judges, but by fellow equestrians.)

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Back to Basics: Human Conformation

We analyze our horses’ conformation … why not our own?

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What’s in a Name?

Biz Stamm shares the story of her horse’s very special prefix.

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Back to Basics: Relax!

Biz blinds us with science! (Don’t worry, she explains.)

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Back to Basics: Project Top Line, Baseline Edition

Follow the journey of a “somewhat ordinary” horse and rider pair as they strive for greatness. Today Biz takes a look at Helix’s “baseline” starting point in the quest to develop a top line.

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Back to Basics: Basic B!tches

Introducing a new column by Biz Stamm, following the journey of a “somewhat ordinary” horse and rider pair as they strive for greatness. Today, Biz defines why she’s so basic (and what exactly that means.)

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