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The Quarter Horse: America's Breed

The Quarter Horse can trace its roots to England and the Middle East, but it was born on the farms, ranches, and race tracks of the U.S.



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All in a Day's Shooting

Grab your gun and head to the arena--it's time to ride. Follow a cowboy mounted shooter.



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The Great Rodeo Circuits

Follow this nationwide primer for your summer rodeo viewing pleasure. From American Cowboy magazine. Story by Nathalie Herrera, Kyla Jones, Mahala Proch, and Bob Welch.


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A Primer for Enjoying Rated Horse Shows

Make the step up from local schooling shows to USEF-recognized competition with confidence, using these tips a licensed steward, judge, and course designer.



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Equestrian Tentpegging

Although it hasn?t quite gained the international following of the more mainstream disciplines, tent-pegging is recognized and governed by the FEI and has a wide following in some parts of the world.


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Get Started in Dressage

An excerpt from the book, The USDF Guide to Dressage.



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Five Great American Horse Events for Spectators--Must Sees

Horse racing is one of the most ancient past-times. The types of racing we are most familiar with today, steeple chasing (which involves hurdles) and flat racing (which requires speed and stamina over a flat track), hail to aristocratic and royal British society.


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2011 Pan American Games Primer

October 14, 2011--The 2011 Pan American Games are underway--ending October 30. Here's how the event evolved and what riders and horses can expect this year.


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All About Olympic Show Jumping

World championships of four equestrian sports will be contested at the 2016 Olympics and whether you're a horse enthusiast or someone who has never touched a horse, we can bet you don't know about every single discipline.


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All About Olympic Eventing

The ultimate all-around test of horse and rider, the three day event (CCI)is made up of three distinct tests taking place on separate days, during which the competitor rides the same horse.


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