Balancing Act: Riding And School

Balancing Act: Riding and School

Alivia Hart opens up about the challenges of being a student and rider in her guest blog post "Balancing Act: Riding and School". "School is a lot like horse showing. You set a goal, you work hard and prepare yourself and then you take the hard work and put it to the test. As soon as I worked in school like I worked with my horses, I found that not only was it easier, but I also felt more motivated to learn and succeed in school."
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Jen Worthington: My Crazy Horse Show Life

Jen Worthington: My Crazy Horse Show Life

Jen Worthington sheds light on the joys and challenges of being a horse show mom in her guest blog post "Show Mom Confessions". "Whatever level your child is riding, I believe this sport is an extraordinary character building exercise. The hard work, the personal sacrifice, the heartbreak, trying to understand your partner when they can’t tell you what is ailing them, the exhilaration of winning are all amazing life lessons."
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A Look Back At The American Jumping Derby

A Look Back at the American Jumping Derby

Here is a priceless look back at some archival footage filmed by Gordon Wright & narrated by George Morris of Mason Phelps’ the American Jumping Derby. This challenging and rugged derby brought the grit of European show jumping to the U.S. courtesy of Mr. Phelps. Held at his stunning family estate in Rhode Island, the Derby was truly a gem of the show jumping circuit from 1976 through 1988.
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