Month: August 2021Page 1 of 21

Dressage results: Pachesham, Surrey, 28 August 2021

Image: Mojca Usnik returns to competition with Libertino for the first time since December to record a best-yet 74.54% grand prix before judge Sara-Jane Lanning The post Dressage results:…

All Good Things Must Come To An End

“Hanz, Sami, Rosie & Blue” Rosie and I had a nice ride down “The Alleyway” last weekend            I started this blog on October…

Limited Liability Steps Up for With Anticipation

While the surface, surroundings, and distance will be the same, the stakes will be much higher as Limited Liability makes the step up from a debut maiden score to graded company…

Alfieri Reappointed to California Horse Racing Board

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Aug. 30 seven appointments, among them a reappointment to the California Horse Racing Board. Dennis Alfieri, 62, of Pasadena, Calif., has served on the CHRB…

Hurricane Ida Damages Fair Grounds Barns, Tote Board

Hurricane Ida, which battered New Orleans and other parts of the Gulf Coast Aug. 29, damaged portions of Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, though no on-site injuries…

News & views from Warren Chase

http://ollymurphyracing.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/img_7029.mp4 The post News & views from Warren Chase appeared first on Olly Murphy Racing. Take all the Work out of Currying The New Powered CurryVac will do…

A Virtual World (Pivo!)

Over the weekend, I tried to re-watch the Sandra Bullock movie, The Net, but it just didn’t ring true enough for me to finish it. It’s from 1995,…

Tokyo Paralympic dressage freestyle start times: all four British riders in with a shot of further medal glory

The final quest for Tokyo Paralympic dressage medals takes place today (30 August) with four British riders in the mix for freestyle glory. Britain has already had a…

Double Tokyo Paralympic medal winner withdrawn ahead of freestyle: ‘her health and well-being is above all else’

Netherland’s Rixt van der Horst riding Findsley competes in the Dressage Individual test – Grade Three at the Equestrian Park during day three of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic…

Tokyo Paralympics: British groom Liz Walsh – ‘when you’re a groom, it’s in your blood’

In the second of H&H’s two-part instalment, we catch five minutes with Paralympic GB groom Liz Walsh on her career, advice for aspiring grooms and what it’s like…

#SundaySchool: How to collect your horse

Showjumper Charly Edwards, who specialises in breeding, breaking and producing young horses for top sport, explains how to collect your horse while riding Credit: JK Riding Photography The…

Texas Summer Yearling Sale Sees Solid Gains

The Aug. 30 Texas Summer Yearling and Horses of Racing Age Sale at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie recorded sizable increases in gross sales, average and median…

Hay Jude, Dam of BC Turf Winner Little Mike, Dies at 26

Hay Jude, the dam of Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1T) winner Little Mike, died peacefully from an apparent heart attacked, Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm announced Aug. 30. The…

Indian Lake, Experienced Battle Again in Virginia Derby

The top three finishers from the July 24 Bald Eagle Derby at Pimlico Race Course will again duke it out in the $250,000 Virginia Derby (G3T) Aug. 31…

Los Angeles County Fair Meet Begins Sept. 10 at Los Al

Five stakes worth a combined $400,000 highlight the 2021 Los Angeles County Fair meet at Los Alamitos Race Course. Take all the Work out of Currying The New…

Stay Denied, Valdivia Will Continue Fighting Suspension

Jose Valdivia received a 10-day suspension related to a Aug. 22 spill at Del Mar. The rider sees the suspension as excessive when another rider in the race…

Kentucky Oaks Winner Summerly Dies at Age 19

Summerly, the 2005 Kentucky Oaks (G1) winner, died after a bout of colic earlier this year. She was 19. Take all the Work out of Currying The New…

Oregon Cowboy Dressage Alliance Fall Gathering

  Congratulations to all of the ORCDA winners at the Fall Gathering! Hi point open-Alyssa Hauser Reserve Hi point open-Donna Patterson Hi point amateur-Madison Johanson Reserve Hi point…

Rockefeller, Hail To Among First-Out Winners

Nine notable 2-year-old maidens earned their trip to the winner’s circle during the week of Aug. 23-29. Take all the Work out of Currying The New Powered CurryVac…

F-T Midlantic Fall Yearlings Catalog Now Online

Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 500 yearlings for its 2021 Midlantic Fall Yearlings Sale, to be held on Oct. 4 and 5, at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Md….

Roxanne Trunnell and Dolton Break Paralympic Record to Clinch Gold on Final Day of Competition at Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 

Tokyo, Japan – August 30, 2021 – Roxanne Trunnell (Royal Palm Beach, Fla.) and Dolton, a nine-year-old Hanoverian gelding owned by Flintewoode Farms LLC & Karin Flint, secured…

New Youth Division Champions Crowned on Final Day of U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions

Wayne, Ill. – Aug. 30, 2021 – The final phases of youth championships were decided at the Lamplight Equestrian Center Sunday, as part of the U.S. Dressage Festival…

Sam Smith – Career Turning Point

NRHA Professional Sam Smith talks about the turning point of his career. Take all the Work out of Currying The New Powered CurryVac will do all the work…

All to play for: six top stories from a blistering first day of team dressage at the Tokyo Paralympics

The Tokyo Paralympic team dressage competition has set off to a blistering start. Find out what happened on the third day of action in the Equestrian Park… Sir…

‘This is the start of the journey’: Irish hopes lift after mixed fortunes in early stages of Tokyo Paralympic dressage

Ireland’s Tokyo Paralympic campaign took a welcome lift in today’s team test, following a challenging start for some squad members. Michael Murphy (Cleverboy) headed into the Games tipped…