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ThoroughBlog

WILD

  SNOW DAY - an amazing image of a young Thoroughbred playing in the early snow in Ontario. Photo by Santino DiPaola   157-156 That is the score in...


Straight-Up Blog

A Photo Correction, with Apologies to Mr. Genecand

After I posted my 'meet the candidates' blog yesterday, it was brought to my attention that the photo of Pierre Genecand (which I suggested would have been superior if it had a...


Health & Nutrition Blog

Horses and Food Allergies

Often, I am asked about feeding horses with allergies, which tends to confuse me because there are very few documented cases of true food allergies. In fact, most allergens for...


Horses & History Blog

The Sand Pounders: The U.S. Coast Guard Mounted Patrol

Jarman, a World War II Coast Guard beach patrol veteran, just before he passed away at the ripe old age of 40 in 1974. He served as a patrol horse with the Coast Guard's Beach...


The Pony Fairy Blog

What to Leave Behind, What to Take Forward: Part 3

Opening the First Lock I always go back to this: I did some of my very best training when I knew the very least. At the time I was surrounded by people who knew how to muscle...


Morag's Blog

Selena’s Royal Crash

So, it wasn’t the best Royal Winter Fair we have had. It has not been a ‘lucky’ competition for O’Hanlon Eventing, although it is always a very enjoyable one, as we all...


Alex's Blog

Special. Special. Special

I was really looking forward to riding the Grand Prix Special at the Regional 3 Championships at the Global Show Grounds, Wellington, Florida which took place last week. Although...


Winnie's Blog

Spring Song and Kye Will Winter Together

With winter just around the corner I’ve been figuring out which paddocks the horses will be in. Currently Spring Song goes up the driveway, past the arena and into the largest...


Lesley's Blog

It’s Time to Get Crazy Fit

Here I am, working out hard at my new crazy gym. So. I joined a gym. Not just any gym. A crazy gym. When I was younger, and didn’t need a gym, I joined loads of typical...


The Rusty Stirrup

Luc’s Least Favourite Word

Jen and Luc conquer some difficult jumping exercises. This week I took a break from riding to watch Jen and Luc rock a clinic at their home stable. Trainer Melissandre...


Blazing a Trail

The Trip Home

The Provins moat. As you have likely heard, all of the Canadians were pulled from the Endurance race at WEG. Disappointing, but understandable in the very tough conditions...


A Real Western Challenge

Long-Lining in the Snow

Almost a perfect example of human-to-horse body language mirrored, as Mops long-lines in powder snow in the front pastures. Photo by Shannon Daly Photography Alberta’s...


Cuckson Report

How to Make Up a Presidential Campaign as You Go Along

I recently heard a fantastic put-down in a trailer for a TV show. A new boss introduces himself: “Hello, I am replacing Professor Dalton.” A waspish underling retorts: “No,...


The Practical Farm

Preparation Prevents Panic

Several doors makes for easier accessibility in case of emergency. Equestrians are passionate individuals and would do anything for their equine friends. Although many would...