Month: November 2021Page 2 of 20

Roberts Communications to Offer Streaming of Symposium

The University of Arizona’s Race Track Industry Program Global Symposium on Racing, scheduled Dec. 6-8, will be streamed live online, so that those unable to attend the conference…

Lukas to be Keynote Speaker at HBPA Convention in March

D. Wayne Lukas will be the keynote speaker at the national Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association’s convention in March in Hot Springs, Ark.   Take all the Work…

‘Make the most of what you have’: How to improve your dressage scores with any horse

If you are working on improving your dressage scores, you might spend time watching the world’s top horses and riders in action, hoping for tips or inspiration. And…

The Chapters of Our Lives

2021 has been a chapter-ending year.  It started early, on January 5th to be exact, when  Alfie, came in from turnout with a very lame leg.  That chapter…

Monday 29th November, 2021

Ocho Grande (pictured) runs in the 4pm at Wolverhampton today, the mile and three quarters handicap with Jonny Peate onboard.  He is a bit of a character to…

Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool One Closes

With the Kentucky Derby (G1) still 23 weeks away, the pari-mutuel field of “All Other 3-Year-Old Colts and Geldings” closed as the 3-5 favorite in Pool 1 of…

Gaffalione, Asmussen, Earn Churchill Downs Fall Titles

Jockey Tyler Gaffalione has clinched his sixth-straight Churchill Downs meet riding title. The Florida-native entered the Nov. 28 closing day program with an insurmountable win lead at the fall meet and…

Lots to Watch at Tattersalls December Mare Sale

The four-day Tattersalls December Mare Sale begins Nov. 29, with plenty of offerings of note in the 1,170-horse catalog.  Take all the Work out of Currying The New Powered…

2021 NRHA Futurity – Jared Leclair

While preparing Gunningthebay for his wife, Karla, to show, Jared Leclair swept all levels of the NAAC and NRHA Novice Horse Open classes at the NRHA Futurity. The…

Southwest Trainer Morris Nicks Dies at 74

Longtime trainer Morris Nicks, also the father of trainer Ralph Nicks, died Nov. 25 at home in Waskom, Texas, at age 74. He had been battling cancer.  Take all…

Gun Runner Breaks Freshman Sire Progeny Earnings Record

Three Chimneys’ Gun Runner has established an all-time progeny earnings record for a first crop sire, eclipsing super sire Uncle Mo’s first crop earnings record established in 2015….

Regal Glory Goes All the Way in Matriarch

A grade 1 victory had eluded Regal Glory heading into the $400,000 Matriarch Stakes (G1T) Nov. 28 at Del Mar. Then she went straight to the front in the mile…

Hernandez Sweeps Woodbine’s Weekend Stakes Action

After guiding Pink Lloyd to his final career victory in the Nov. 27 Kennedy Road Stakes (G2), jockey Rafael Hernandez makes a clean sweep of Woodbine’s weekend stakes…

Hopeful Treasure Digs Deep in Fall Highweight Score

Just In Time Racing’s Hopeful Treasure wore down the pacesetter Chateau and staved off a late charge from Green Light Go to post an 18-1 upset in the…

12 Horse Books for the Holidays

I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again, horse books make great gifts. I have teamed up with several amazing authors to share our best book ideas…

Scholars | December Enrollment Open

We have opened up December enrollment for Scholars. It’s our monthly coaching program where we coach you live to help you take yourself, your horsemanship, and your life…

Coming up in December

Check out our wide variety of classes happening at the ST Academy: It’s the Netflix of Straightness Training: You can watch as much as you want, whenever you…

Contrail Bows Out With Japan Cup Win

Contrail heads off to stud with an impressive victory in the Japan Cup (G1) and high expectations for his second career at Shadai Stallion Station. Take all the…

Back to Ayr tomorrow

Wintery tonight, bits of snow on the ground and sharp frost forecast, plenty of “weather” in last 48 hours and we were fortunate to miss the worst of…

Is your horse a fidget? Helpful tips to teach them to stand still

If you compete in the show ring or dressage arena, it is essential that you can teach a horse to stand still. Without a secure, tidy halt at…

Ever wondered what music Carl Hester loves? Here are the songs he can’t live without…

Carl Hester riding Uthopia at the London Olympic Games Have you ever wondered what music the top riders love to listen to – and what songs form the…

No more FOMO! All the equestrian sport you want to watch via online streaming or on TV

We know that equestrian fans have been missing watching their favourite sport, whether that is in person or on screen, in recent times – but it’s back. We’ve…

How You Hold the Reins Can Make You Unbalanced

Did you know that how you hold the reins affects how balanced and stable you will be when your horse spooks or trips? Or that it also affects…

Arm Position for Riders – Hands at the Withers?

A lot of riding advice is given as though every rider has the same type of body. Of course, we don’t – some of us have long arms,…

Training Self Carriage in the way Horses Learn with Angelo Telatin

Whether jumping down a line, practicing dressage, or riding down the trail, we all want our horses to move with balance. We want them to be able to…