Marcella Gruchalak

Triple Trouble: Would You Please Just Be Good?

Buns raced around the warm up pen bouncing me all over the place like that scene in Yellowstone where Jimmy is taped to the horse.

31 views
Gillian Warner

Best of JN: On Horses and Hope

“Hold on to your hopes and dreams. Horses are one of the best parts of our lives and the great joy we get from our partnership with them is too often tempered by sadness, frustration, anger, or grief.”

24 views
Noelle Maxwell

Reader Photo Challenge: Game Face On

Get your competition face ready — show season is coming!

31 views
Jenny Kammerer

Gibson and the Apocalypse: Perspective

It’s all in how you look at things.

84 views
Contributor

Op-Ed: Is American Horseracing Going to Allow the Ship to Sink?

“While racing enthusiasts sip their signature black-eyed Susan cocktails at the Preakness, we will all have to wonder whether the racing industry will continue to allow those who are doping horses to give the sport another black eye …”

145 views
40 views
Contributor

Riding a Rollercoaster: Britany & Kittie

“The last several weeks have been a rollercoaster. One moment she’s fine and the next every little thing sets her off and she’s shuffling backwards, away from whatever it is she doesn’t like…”

62 views
Edited Press Release

New Study Investigates Whether Obesity a Risk Factor for Asthma in Horses

May is asthma allergy and awareness month, so it’s only fitting that Texas A&M University would launch a new study exploring the correlation between obesity and asthma in horses.

18 views
Edited Press Release

New COVID-19 Protocols from USEF: Fully Vaccinated Individuals May Forego Masks at Outdoor Competitions

US Equestrian has issued the following directive updating its COVID-19 protocols for competitions.

17 views
DeAnn Long Sloan

Let Your Child Lose: Teaching Sportsmanship

Raising a child who is both a good loser and a good winner is hard. Teaching perseverance, determination and good sportsmanship is nuanced and difficult. The conclusion I’ve come to? Don’t be afraid to let your child lose.

227 views