April 10 2021
- Chatt Hills, Fair Hill CCI4*-S Winners Named, Twin Rivers CCI4*-L Cross Country In the Books
With three FEI events occurring this weekend in different parts of the country – many of them containing Kentucky-bound riders looking for one last fitness-peaking prep – there’s much action to recap. CCI4*-S divisions can
- Carrie Skelton Sets British Eventing Dressage Record of 5.5 (Yes, Really)
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Carrie Skelton (@bo_carrie) It’s not often that an early-season one-day event becomes the stage for a history-making ride, but that’s exactly what Norton Disney Horse Trials in
- Twin Rivers: Levine, Patterson & Nielsen Lead Long Formats Heading into Cross Country
Black stallion antics after the CCI4*-L jog inspection yesterday were not a preview of Cinzano‘s dressage test today. “When you are riding and working him, he’s all into what you are doing,” says Amber Levine,
- Road to the 2020/2021 Thoroughbred Makeover: Embracing the Unexpected (and the Gray Mares)
For over 1,000 accepted trainers in this year’s unique blend of 2020 and 2021 competitors, the journey to the Retired Racehorse Project’s 2020/2021 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America, is underway! The event, which
- C Z Rocket Prevails Over Whitmore in Count Fleet
Delivering a three-wide move under Florent Geroux in the far turn, C Z Rocket seized the lead in early stretch and scampered to a two-length victory over local favorite Whitmore in the Count Fleet Sprint Handicap (G3) April 10 at Oaklawn Park.
- Longtime Trainer French Dies at 68
A highly respected horseman, trainer Neil French died from heart failure April 10 at age 68 at Arcadia Methodist Hospital, according to the Santa Anita Park publicity department.
- Delaware, Horologist Capture Aqueduct Stakes
In his seventh start since coming to North America, the Delaware (GB) set an Aqueduct Racetrack inner turf course record at one mile with a three-quarter length score in the $100,000 Danger's Hour Stakes April 10.
- TOC Announces Annual Owner Award Winners
The Thoroughbred Owners of California has announced the winners of its 2020 statistical awards for leading California owners.
- The Show Won’t Go on at Devon This Year
Devon Horse Show and Country Fair (DHSCF) will not run in 2021, show organizers announced today. But this time it’s not the pandemic shouldering the blame. It’s bureaucracy. Originally scheduled for May 27–June 6, 2021, Devon Horse Show would have hosted its the 125th edition but has been cancelled due to the current spectator restrictions imposed […]
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- What the Hell Is a Crupper? And Other Important Questions
Before I describe my recent foray into the driving world, I’d like to take a moment and issue a blanket apology to everyone. I may have, occasionally in the past, been guilty of saying, “How hard can driving be?” After several weeks of driving lessons, I stand before you, whip held (probably incorrectly) in hand, […]
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- 4 Reasons Horses Are the Ultimate Way to Practice Self-Care
Ah, self-care. We’ve heard a lot about you in 2020. Self-care can look a whole lot different from one person to the next. For one individual, it may be a glass of wine and a bubble bath. For someone else, it can be a candlelit yoga session and some light bullet journaling. Or you may […]
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