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Your New Favorite Wine Country Show: The Temecula Valley National Horse Show is the Ultimate Showcation

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

If you’re looking for a new and creative horse show on the West Coast to go to next year, then stop right now: we have the horse show for you, and we're a little obsessed (hint: it's in wine country, naturally). The newly-founded Nilforushan Equisport Events (NEE) brought a new hunter/jumper competition to Southern California ...

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Retiring the Show Horse: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Over the last few years, more and more once well-loved horses are being abandoned. It’s that taboo thing that no one seems to talk about in our sport. We have too many ways to help for us, as riders and owners, to keep dropping the ball on our equine partners. So what exactly do you do ...

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Inside a Winning Mindset with International Competitor Michelle Rodal

Friday, March 9, 2018

When it comes to crafting a winning mindset, Michelle Rodal is the champ. Michelle's an accomplished Grand Prix rider (and that's putting it lightly) who has participated in four FEI World Cup Finals. She's represented the United States in numerous Nations Cup competitions before recently beginning to ride in International competition under the Mexican flag. ...

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Horse Shows: It Takes a Village

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Once you step into the show ring, it's easy to feel alone, and like the weight of doing well is all on you. What we often forget is that even though rider and horse cross the start timers or enter a hunter ring alone, we all really enter the ring with a huge support team behind us. Family, ...

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Tips from a Trainer: Setting Riding & Horse Show Goals Together

Saturday, January 27, 2018

We're almost a month into 2018, and while New Years Resolutions may have come and gone (c'mon, we went to the gym for a whole week!), it's the perfect time to start looking at your riding goals for this year. USHJA certified trainer & instructor Jasmin Stair of Jasmin Stair Stables at Fortuna Del Charro ...

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Must Haves: Rider Off Duty

Friday, January 19, 2018

January has us tiptoeing around muddy footing and getting rained out of lesson days while daydreaming of upcoming trips to Thermal and Florida. With warmer conditions and the first big shows of the season drawing near, it's easy to just mentally check out of winter altogether. For this edition of our monthly must-haves, we're going rider ...

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