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Kristen Kovatch

Kristen Kovatch

PAST Act Reintroduced For 2019

The Prevent All Soring Tactics, or PAST, Act was reintroduced yesterday in the House of Representatives, and if passed, would strengthen USDA regulations regarding the act of soring Tennessee Walking Horses for exaggerated gaits.

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Kristen Kovatch

Stop What You’re Doing Right Now & Watch: 2019 Budweiser Clydesdale Super Bowl Commercial Is Here

It’s not the tear-jerking Clydesdale-starring feel-good video you might have been hoping for, but it IS pretty horse-sexy…

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Kristen Kovatch

Equality, Diversity & Opportunity In the Equestrian World

“Think about your life if you had never had access to that first horse that lit that spark of joy in your heart. Would you have grown up knowing what you were missing if you had never been exposed to it?”

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Kristen Kovatch

Missed Connection in the Grocery Store

“Honestly, the first thing I noticed was the super-cute pair of red Noble Outfitters muck boots. That’s not an ‘over the counter’ brand that anyone can just pick up at Tractor Supply or Wal-Mart. That’s an equestrian brand.”

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Fallon Blackwood Arrested In Alabama

After her initial arrest last April on a warrant from North Carolina, Fallon Blackwood has again been arrested, this time to face indictment in Alabama for obtaining horses under false pretenses and likely selling them to slaughter.

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Kristen Kovatch

US Equestrian Award Winners Roundup

Who took home top honors for 2018, as awarded at last week’s US Equestrian Annual Meeting? We’ve got the scoop, plus some of the inspiring acceptance speeches from honorees.

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Kristen Kovatch

Product Review: The Outlander Wool Riding Skirt by Arctic Horse

Why fool around with chaps or snow pants AND a quarter sheet for your horse… when you could just have it all at once with the Outlander Wool Riding Skirt by Arctic Horse? Kristen Kovatch reviews.

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Kristen Kovatch

Proposed South Carolina Bill Would Help Track Horse Sales

The bill would require auctions and sales to keep records of transaction for at least five years, and network with national and local rescues to ensure that horses have not been reported missing or stolen.

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Kristen Kovatch

Watch This: World Equestrian Center Ocala Preview

Give me your poor, your tired, your muddy and covered in bits of hay, and let them take a gander at the World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Florida, slated to open in January 2021.

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Kristen Kovatch

#goriding ‘Grams of the Week

Another week of horse life, rounded up in your images!

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Race Horse to Ranch Horse: Passing It On

Autumn in review: Jobber teaches his first lesson.

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Kristen Kovatch

Fact Check Friday: The 52 Free Thoroughbreds

Yes, in 2011, there were 52 free Thoroughbreds in need of homes. No, they don’t still need homes. Get all the facts here so you can help set the record straight with your friends and family!

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Kristen Kovatch

Equestrichondria, or Basically Being a Horse Person

“You’re an equestrichondriac. You are always worried about that horse. He is FINE. Also, I just gave you a story idea for tomorrow. So you’re welcome.”

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