What is Jumping?

October 4, 2017 0

Jumping enjoys its place, both nationally and internationally, as one of the most popular and perhaps most recognizable equestrian events, aside from Thoroughbred horse racing.  At its highest competitive level, Jumping is recognized as one [Read More…]

What Is My Donkey DOING!?

July 21, 2017 0

We have partnered up with Rachel from Foghorn Farm Donkey Training again to bring you another informative article about Donkeys! Donkeys are not small horses with long ears and small tails. Oftentimes owners get surprised at [Read More…]

What is Eventing?

June 28, 2017 0

Eventing is the equestrian equivalent to a human triathalon, consisting of dressage, cross-country, and show jumping. This event is usually contested over three days, hence the other popular term for the discipline, three-day event. By performing [Read More…]

What is Vaulting?

May 23, 2017 0

Vaulting enjoys an ancient heritage and can probably be described as one of the oldest known forms of equestrian sport. Often described as gymnastics performed on horseback, vaulting’s origins can be traced back to Roman [Read More…]

What is Endurance Riding?

May 7, 2017 0

Endurance is a long distance sport covering variations in altitude, terrain, and weather that tests the fitness and stamina of the horse as well as the athlete’s discipline and horsemanship skills. Periodic checkpoints occur throughout [Read More…]

Hands in Horses

May 1, 2017 0

As you may (or may not) know, horses are measured in hands. And not everyone knows exactly what that means; we will clarify that for you. One hand = 4 inches. A “tall horse” to [Read More…]

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