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153 Days Until WEG 2018: Is Tryon International Equestrian Center on Track?

Hosting all eight World Equestrian Games disciplines within a central venue is a logistical Rubik’s Cube, and TIEC’s

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Time Is Up: SafeSport Polices Sexual Abuse in Olympic Sports

Time is up for sexual abuse in Olympic sports thanks to SafeSport, a resource for reporting and investigating

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Let’s Discuss: What Is Your Fantasy 2022 WEG Venue?

Spoiler: scratch Slovakia’s Samorin right off the list.

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And They’re Off! An Online Black Friday Shopping Sale Roundup

Because we all know that shopping for your horse is much more fun than shopping for your weird

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No Bridle, No Problem for Elisa Wallace’s OTTB

Nobody knows how to make a bridleless statement like Elisa Wallace.

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Wylie vs. the Mongol Derby, Powered by SmartPak: The Race, Part 4 – Only the Wild Ones

Leslie Wylie tackled the 2017 Mongol Derby and lived to tell the story. Here is the long-awaited grand

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One Year Until WEG! Tickets Go On Sale October 16

The countdown is on! We’ve got the scoop on ticket information for the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games.

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Wylie vs. the Mongol Derby, Powered by SmartPak: The Race, Part 3 – But Wait, It Gets Worse

After a horse ran away with her gear on day 3, Leslie Wylie wondered if she had anything

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Wylie vs. the Mongol Derby, Powered by SmartPak: The Race, Part 2 – That Time I Lost My Horse Forever

“I jumped up and watched in disbelief as my Mongolian dream pony disappeared over a ridge, never to

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Wylie vs. the Mongol Derby, Powered by SmartPak, The Race Part I: ‘Wait, What, I’m Winning?’

Leslie Wylie’s latest “YOLO” adventure: the Mongol Derby. She’s home safe and sound, and boy, does she have

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Wylie vs. the Mongol Derby, Powered by SmartPak: The Eagle Has Landed

Leslie is ready for Mongolia… but is Mongolia ready for Leslie? Don’t miss Leslie’s final update prior to

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Wylie vs. the Mongol Derby, Powered by SmartPak: Montana Boot Camp!

As final boot camp for the Mongol Derby, Leslie spent a couple weeks de-prissifying myself in Montana, the

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Wylie vs. the Mongol Derby, Powered by SmartPak: The Unofficial Mongol Derby Betting Pool

The countdown is on! Who’s going to take this year’s Derby? Place your bet for a chance to

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Wylie vs. the Mongol Derby, Powered by SmartPak: What My Husband Thinks, Part II

“So what does your husband think about all this?” Leslie’s husband Tommy continues answering that question in part

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Wylie vs. the Mongol Derby, Powered by SmartPak: What My Husband Thinks, Part I

This week, while on a pack trip in Montana, Leslie Wylie hands the reins of her column over

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Wylie vs. the Mongol Derby, Powered by SmartPak: Don’t Mess With Texas, Part II

Last week Leslie Wylie, an eventer NOT an endurance rider, embarked upon a 100-mile Mongol Derby training ride

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Wylie vs. the Mongol Derby, Powered by SmartPak: Don’t Mess With Texas, Part I

If you don’t wanna sink, you better figure out how to swim. This week Leslie Wylie travels to

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Wylie vs. the Mongol Derby: What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Part II

In which Leslie Wylie continues to count down the ways in things could go south during the 2017

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Lost Stirrups, Patch’s Comeback & Tapwrit’s Big Win in the 2017 Belmont Stakes

From the first turn to the finish line, the 2017 Belmont Stakes was a thrill ride for viewers

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Wylie vs. the Mongol Derby: What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Part I

In this week’s edition Leslie Wylie embarks upon some pre-Derby “preparedness threat assessment,” starting with the horses themselves.

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Wylie vs. the Mongol Derby: Katniss Everdeen and Her Magical Wine Bra

In which Leslie Wylie unveals her secret weapon for surviving the Mongol Derby.

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Wylie vs. the Mongol Derby: What If?

In August 2017, Leslie Wylie will be attempting her most fearsome feat yet: a 620-mile race across Mongolia. Riding

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Product Review: Draper Equine Therapy All Purpose Saddle Pad

Leslie Wylie finds a lot to love about this saddle pad featuring a technologically advanced fiber that helps

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