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ThoroughBlog

TRAVEL

TRANQUILITY AT THE TRACK. Jeff Bowen captured this quiet moment on a beautiful morning at Woodbine in July.     COLTIMUS  primes at the Fort Field for...


Straight-Up Blog

Elusive Ones

I know there are those of you out there who believed that the Aachen dressage this year would be more interesting than WEG, but I beg to differ. I think Aachen has been a...


Health & Nutrition Blog

Who Makes Nutrition Choices for Your Horse?

I was interested to find the recent paper by Roberts and Murray titled, “Equine Nutrition in the USA: A review of perceptions and practices of horse owners and veterinarians,”...


Horses & History Blog

Northern Dancer: The Canadian Super Horse that Nobody Wanted

Northern Dancer with E.P Taylor. Born May 27, 1961, Northern Dancer was the yearling that nobody wanted. Small horses were overlooked at the sales and his owner, Canadian...


The Pony Fairy Blog

Use Clicker Training to Making Doctoring Your Horse Easier

When you live every day with clicker trained horses you often forget just how easy it makes all the day-to-day and emergency procedures that you may find yourself needing to do....


Morag's Blog

Farewell Colombo

Colombo, one of the greats, will be sadly missed. Photo by Nancy Jaffer This past weekend was sad and black for the eventing world. We are all numb with the loss of Jordan...


Alex's Blog

Rainy, Rainy, Rainy Florida

Vitall and I at the show last weekend. Everyone is always telling me they don't stay in Florida for the spring/summer because it’s too hot, but it’s not that bad at all,...


Winnie's Blog

A New Challenge: Shipping to Oklahoma

We’re trying to find a way to get Spring Song to Guthrie, Oklahoma (just north of Oklahoma City) to arrive October 1st and she has to leave before noon on October 6th. Dominique...


Lesley's Blog

On the Road and Back and Back Again

Bounce winning at Chatt Hills. I have received the friendly ‘push’ that my blog here is past due. I have a good defense. I have been a smidge busy. As I have mentioned...


The Rusty Stirrup

A Tale of Two Greys

Luc and Misty, my two greys for the day. Last week I had the opportunity to do something I haven’t done in more than a decade – ride at the same time as my sister. Sure...


Blazing a Trail

We Are Going WEG!

Leanna and Sam at the 100-mile WEG qualifier. It has been awhile between posts but I have been hectically busy. Sam and I were selected to represent Canada at the World...


A Real Western Challenge

So Many Firsts

Heat haze over the valley and the last day of round pen solitude for the 'Challenge' youngster, It’s-all-Goo. The level-minded Pinto, The Apache, went into that well-worked...