Dressage Star Laura’s Tribute to Retiring ‘Great Friend’ Verdades

Dressage Star Laura’s Tribute to Retiring ‘Great Friend’ Verdades

Multiple medal-winning bay gelding ‘Diddy’ has been retired by US Dressage star Laura Graves… Laura Graves has paid an emotional tribute to her champion horse Verdades after announcing his retirement. She described her ‘Diddy’ as a “great friend” and added that “he fulfilled dreams that I never knew I had” in a heart-rending Instagram post.

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Home Ground Gold for Guerdat

Home Ground Gold for Guerdat

Defending champion Steve Guerdat of Switzerland took the top prize in Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ action on Sunday in Basel, beating out a field of 14 other riders in a hotly contested jump off… Guerdat and his 11-year-old Selle Français mount, Victorio des Frotards, laid down a blistering time to beat midway through the

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Deusser and Killer Queen Rock Mechelen

Deusser and Killer Queen Rock Mechelen

Daniel Deusser thrilled the crowd in Belgium with a glorious display in the final round of the day… Germany’s Daniel Deusser won Monday’s Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ 2019/2020 Western European League qualifier at Mechelen in Belgium with a spectacular last-to-go performance from the nine-year-old mare Killer Queen VDM. In a 12-horse jump-off, the 2014

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A Ghost—And Gift—Of Christmas Past

A Ghost—And Gift—Of Christmas Past

From our earliest memories, we’re taught that Christmas is a time for magic, for unexpected surprises and dreams turned into realities. Not just in the “stuff” we give but in the fantastical tales we spin of Santa coming down the chimney, the elf on the shelf hiding around the house, and reindeer that fly, all

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6 eye-wateringly expensive items of tack with price tags you won’t believe

6 eye-wateringly expensive items of tack with price tags you won’t believe

If you think you’re pushing the boat out by splashing out for a few Swarovski crystals on your browband or a matchy-matchy dressage set, then check out this jaw-droppingly expensive tack… Revolutionary’s ride Until 2015, the most expensive saddle ever sold was that of the Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa; a General during the Mexican Revolution

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2020 Goal Setting

2020 Goal Setting

Greetings from Florida, where my team is safely ensconced. We had a boring drive down—my favorite kind—and the horses arrived safely. We’re all settled in, we’re riding, we’re working, we’re juggling the holidays and the persistent rain days, and we’re absolutely ready to go… but don’t really have anywhere to go. This is my longest

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