September 22 2020
- Weekend Winners: Apple Knoll Farm, Meadowcreek Park, Sundance Farm, Twin Rivers
From coast to coast, we round up the winners from the weekend that was at recognized events around the country. Congratulations to all! Our Low Score Award this week was earned at Twin Rivers by
- What’s Next? Six North American FEI Events Still to Come in 2020
It’s been an up and down year filled with uncertainty, and the eventing calendar has been a shapeshifting work-in-progress with lots of moving parts. If you’re anything like me you’ve been left scratching your head
- What’s Happening? Your Weekly Guide to Clinics, Schooling Shows & More [Updated 9/21]
“What’s Happening This Summer,” presented in partnership with Strider (formerly Event Clinics), is your complete guide to clinics, schooling shows
- Monday News & Notes from Fleeceworks
View this post on Instagram Thank you, RBG. A post shared by Mary Steenburgen (@mary_steenburgen) on Sep 18, 2020 at 7:31pm PDT Ordinarily when I’m covering a major three-day event, I’m so deep in the
- Not This Time Colt Tops Solid Keeneland Sale Session
It was another solid day of trade during the Sept. 21 session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale as buyers continued to vie for future racing prospects with vigor during the eighth day of sales.
- T.I.P. Horse Show, Ambassador Program Applications Due
The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) reminds relevant parties that horse show applications are due September 30 and Youth Ambassador Program applications are due October 1.
- Kinane Sets September Sale Record for Teofilo Colt
A full brother to unbeaten Tattersalls Acomb Stakes (G3) winner Gear Up set a Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale record on Monday, when the Hong Kong Jockey Club's Mick Kinane went to £325,000 (US$419,784) for the son of Teofilo.
- Fravel, Pimlico Prepare for Fall Preakness Date
As Craig Fravel, along with The Stronach Group and the Maryland Jockey Club, prepares for a renewal of the Preakness Stakes (G1) like none before, it reminds him of a saying made famous by boxer Mike Tyson.
- ‘Horse-Fit’ Is the Latest Exercise Craze For Workout-Deprived Professionals
PHILADELPHIA—With the new wave of COVID-19 regulations affecting gym hours and capacity, time-strapped, upwardly mobile young professionals are ponying-up for the latest indoor/outdoor fitness craze: Horse-Fit. “My gym has been closed or working on really limited hours since the COVID-19 pandemic began, so I did some research, and realized a Horse-Fit class was being offered […]
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- Op Ed: What Is a Plantation, Anyway?
Of all of the things I thought I’d be debating this fall (masks, political candidates, whether a hotdog is a sandwich), “is the word plantation racist” was not on the list. I guess that’s 2020 for you. Many in the equestrian community, and not just event riders, are up in arms about land owner Cuyler […]
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- 4 Horse Racing Films to Watch As We Wait For the Preakness
From the Black Stallion to Secretariat, Hidalgo to Seabiscuit, horse racing and film are often a perfect match. One reason for this, of course, is speed. A very tiny percentage of the population will ever feel a horse gallop underneath them, and fewer still will experience the heart thumping break from the starting gate and […]
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