I entered into the actual world of Combined Driving as a competitor a bit later in life. That said for my entire career as a photographer and journalist I have covered major competitions, including many World Championships, Aachen CHIO, World Cup...
Posted on Jun 5, 2019
he goal was to create a progression of movements throughout the levels that ultimately connects to the skills and abilities required of the horses/ponies and the driver when they progress to the FEI level.
Posted on Jun 19, 2020
My ponies off to Europe last summer, learned the benefits of steamed hay. Even hay that has good nutrient quality and looks clean can be loaded with inhalable irritants. Dust, mold spores, bacteria and other allergens are not limited to hay that looks and smells bad.
Posted on Jun 7, 2020
Did you know Over 80% of competition horses are affected by Inflammatory Airway Disease? IAD is amazingly asymptomatic. Whenever we scope a horse, we often have owners think their horse doesn't have IAD at all. Yet, we often find signs of it.
Posted on Jun 7, 2020
Starting from scratch with five acres of former nursery, Emma put flooring first in prioritizing her budget. She knew what she didn't want: traditional stall mats. These provide little cushion for the horse and are a heavyweight hassle when they and whatever they're laid on top of need to be cleaned and aired out because of urine seepage and accumulation.
Posted on May 21, 2020
In equestrian sport, whether you have reached the level of an FEI Athlete, aspire to compete as one for your country, are an active competitor, or just love to follow equestrian sport, this article addresses the current climate of our sport. As we...
Posted on Apr 30, 2020
As a longtime Markel Equine and Farm Insurance Specialist, I am here for you, along with my assistant and Customer Sales Representative, Tracey Scharf, to provide the personal assistance and services needed in our industry.
Posted on Apr 20, 2020
We are all waiting out the long term affects that COVID 19 “ said Director of Flight Operations and Director of biosecurity at Brook Ledge, Scarlette Gotwals DVM. “ Meanwhile, we have ramped up all biosecurity measures, to protect our drivers, staff, clients and the horses in our care.”
Posted on Apr 18, 2020
In a note to all FEI officials and Judges Hans-Christian Matthiesen clarifies the rules regarding on-line competitions. Best we all consider a more educational approach to sharing our ideas, on how best to keep active in training and maintaining conditioning in these unprecedented times.
Posted on Apr 14, 2020
This first impression exudes confidence. Horse looks active and the driver capable.
Posted on Apr 13, 2020