Month: July 2021Page 1 of 23

Saturday 31st July, 2021

Some much needed rain has arrived at Adlestrop and the string look in rude health and we had a very pleasing work morning today as we look forward…

Dressage results: Parwood, Surrey, 29 July 2021

Image: Nichol Dew’s 17.3hh Kilnhangers One In A Million scores first plus-70% elementary The post Dressage results: Parwood, Surrey, 29 July 2021 appeared first on Out and About…

Dressage results: Belmoredean, 29 July 2021

Image: Eliza Moody and Hattrick Warren win the Medium 75 qualifier overall with 68.78% The post Dressage results: Belmoredean, 29 July 2021 appeared first on Out and About…

Dumpster Diving

This horse. Izzy hasn’t quite figured out whether or not he wants to actually come through the doorway like Speedy, but he’s getting close. Just like Speedy, Izzy…

World number one horse retires after Tokyo Olympics team gold and individual silver

Isabell Werth ( GER) riding Bella Rose 2 during the Grand Prix – Team and Individual Qualifier for the Olympic Dressage Competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games…

Change-of-Plea Hearing Set Aug. 11 for Navarro

Trainer Jorge Navarro, who pled not guilty in April 2020 to charges involving the use of performance-enhancing drugs in racehorses, has a change of plea hearing scheduled Aug….

Britain Olympic eventers in team gold and individual silver position after dressage

Tom McEwen and Toledo de Kerser score 28.9 on final day of dressage © FEI/Christophe Taniére After a 3am dressage conclusion, British viewers wake up to a British…

Dynamic One Enters Travers Picture After Curlin Win

While chaos was unfolding in the 3-year-old division, trainer Todd Pletcher was biding his time with his grade 2-placed Dynamic One, waiting for the right time to bring…

Saratoga Will Host Fabulous Fillies Day Aug. 5

NYRA will honor local breast cancer survivors during Fabulous Fillies Day Aug. 5 at Saratoga Race Course. All fans are encouraged to wear pink to the races. Gates…

As Expected, No 2022 Dates Application for Arlington  

The Illinois Racing Board received no applications for 2022 racing dates at Arlington International Racecourse by the July 30 deadline, leaving Hawthorne Race Course the only track set…

Basketball Game for NY Race Track Chaplaincy on Sept. 1

The 13th annual jockeys-versus-horsemen charity basketball game, which benefits the programs of the New York Race Track Chaplaincy, will be played Sept. 1 at the Saratoga Springs Recreation Center…

Pletcher Plotting Stakes Dates for Star-Studded Stable

While trainer Todd Pletcher prepares his acceptance speech for his Aug. 6 induction into Racing’s Hall of Fame, the sport’s all-time leader in earnings also has his hands…

Stakes Preview: Vanderbilt, Jim Dandy, & Bowling Green

Acacia Courtney and Andy Serling look ahead at exciting graded-stakes action from Saratoga this weekend. Take all the Work out of Currying The New Powered CurryVac will do…

Brown Named Winner of AVMA Meritorious Service Award

The American Veterinary Medical Association named Dr. Stuart Brown, vice president of equine safety at Keeneland, as the winner of the 2021 AVMA Meritorious Service Award. Take all…

Handicapping: Mischevious Alex, Weyburn Two ‘A’ Plays

Dave Litfin handicaps the July 31 stakes action from Saratoga, Monmouth, and Del Mar. Take all the Work out of Currying The New Powered CurryVac will do all…

Bernardini Succumbs to Laminitis at Age 18

Preakness Stakes (G1) winner and the Eclipse Award winner Bernardini has been euthanized at Jonabell Farm due to complications from laminitis, Darley America announced July 30. Take all the…

Test classes produce some notable achievements but top marks go to freestyles

Speedgate Summer Area Festival, Kent, 16-19 July 2021 Speedgate Farm Events put on its usual friendly and efficient competition attracting as many competitors — and winners — from…

Three Stakes Picks to Close Out July

July is set to wind down in style with a bevy of competitive stakes races. J. Keeler Johnson handicaps three of those from coast-to-coast. Take all the Work…

Oliver Townend the one to beat after day one of Tokyo 2020 eventing dressage

Oliver Townend and Ballaghmor Class lead on 23.60 after dressage © BEF / Jon Stroud Media Laura Collett and Oliver Townend in the top five after first day…

Is It Fall Yet?

 Honestly? This is has been the hottest summer that I can remember and unfortunately, this is likely the new normal.  Summer is my favorite season but getting up…

Fingers Crossed

Last week, Dover sent me one of those daily emails highlighting some product or other. Most of the time I delete them without checking out the “special” sale,…

The Horse & Hound Podcast: Daily Tokyo Special – episode four

Welcome to episode four of The Horse & Hound Podcast: Daily Tokyo Special, supported by Toggi, in which our Olympic reporters Pippa Roome and Polly Bryan review the…

‘The Brits pulled it out of the bag’: Peter Storr reviews the Olympic team dressage

Former championship team rider and a top level international judge, Peter Storr, reflects on the top combinations after the team competition in Tokyo, and shares his thoughts on…

H&H Tokyo rider of the day: Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu impresses on 11th hour call-up to Olympic dressage freestyle

Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu and All In. Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu found out that she had a place in the Tokyo Olympic dressage individual final just hours before she headed up the…

Tokyo Olympics dressage freestyle highlights: bronze for Britain, a first-time champion and Les Misérables

The Tokyo Olympics dressage freestyle provided an incredible climax to the four days of dressage competition in Japan. Here are the five things you need to know about…