Lesson Planning Got You Stumped?

Let me take care of that for you! In my experience, it’s when the show jumping community operates as a whole rather than a group of individuals that magic happens. To that end, I recently began a project to help trainers and coaches work together to mold educated, well-rounded horses and riders at any level. […]Read More »

Johanna Siefert; Happiness and Success in the Horse Business

The sport of Show Jumping may be the most diverse sport in the world. Men and women compete against each other in the same arena, a 16-year-old will go head to head with a 60-year-old, and professionals ride against amateurs. Add in the complexity that a riders only teammate is a 1,200-pound athletic, intelligent animal and […]Read More »

The Lost Pony Divisions

I rode show jumping horses for 40 years, I have so many amazing memories and am grateful for the success I enjoyed in my career. My most precious recollections go back to my years of riding ponies in the hunter and jumper divisions. Of the many topics I address in my blog, the destruction of […]Read More »

American Show Jumping Under Attack; An Exclusive Interview with USHJA President Mary Babick

July has been a very difficult month for the powers that be in Show Jumping in the United States. First there was the fallout from the unprecedented lengthy suspension of renowned trainer Larry Glefke and superstar hunter rider Kelley Farmer. The second hit was legendary American rider and trainer Katie Prudent ripping the current state of […]Read More »

The Wizard Of HITS Exposed

Deloise In America has laid down the gauntlet to HITS and Tom Struzzieri. For so many years riders, owners, trainers, vendors, staff, grooms, fans, and horses have been victimized by the money machine that has debilitated the horse show industry in America. I am interested to see if Struzzieri will acknowledge her open letter […]Read More »

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