Foto Friday: Hobbyhorse Revolution

EQUESTRIAN SPORT — John Wilkinson reporting for the Horse Network writes: "Unlike other equestrian endeavors, this discipline does not require a sizable investment of money and time, and the safety risks are minimal. In fact, it does not even require an actual horse. "Turns out, all you need is a stick…and a dream. Welcome to… Continue reading Foto Friday: Hobbyhorse Revolution

High-end horses: The ultimate jet setters

Cross-posted from CNN Featured Image: Filed with this Report by HEATHER BUCHANAN for CNN (CNN)When the world's best athletes travel they receive first class treatment from expedited security to special meals to extra legroom. The same is true for the four-legged world of top show jumping horses. With major horse show competitions in Shanghai, Paris,… Continue reading High-end horses: The ultimate jet setters

Swiss and German Quarter Horse Associations raise the age for competition

AMT Equestrian Services posted the following to Facebook: Fantastic news for the welfare of horses coming out of Switzerland and Germany yet again! Their respective Quarter Horse associations have resolved to prohibit 3 year old horses from ridden competitions and futurities as of March 2016. Horses must be at least 4 years old before they… Continue reading Swiss and German Quarter Horse Associations raise the age for competition