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  • Discreet Cat: The most dominant horse of the last decade
    Discreet Cat: The most dominant horse of the last decade
    "Here is an undefeated phenom" Tom DurkinI remember as a kid watching a young Dwight Gooden pitch. In his first two years in the majors he was a force of nature to behold. People all over the city would stop what they were doing for two...
  • Negotiating trail obstacles is fun for horse and rider alike!
    Utah’s horse world; a few fun equine events coming up in August
    The month of August will begin with some easy, affordable show and clinic opportunities across the Wasatch front.On Saturday, August 1, the lovely Copper Hills Equestrian Center in Herriman will host the Tri-Equilon Show, open to riders of all...
  • Saratoga Race Track
    First Saturday at Saratoga, late pick
    The Saratoga meet began today, the first of a 36 day meet. The first day was highlighted by 55-1 shot Kelly’s Prize capping a pick 4 that paid over $88k and a pick 5 that paid an astounding $228K. So it goes without saying that there is...
  • Teequila
    Utah’s horse world; rodeo and more horse fun around Salt Lake City
    Earlier this month we shared information about the many fun horse events taken place across the Wasatch front during the month of July.Rodeos are always popular in Utah; no wonder considering the vast numbers of brave and skilled western riders we...
  • Savannah Animal Advocacy pickets carriage tour stand in Ellis Square
    Too hot for horses? Savannah protestors call for ban on carriage tour trade.
    The day time temperatures in Savannah have been hovering in the mid-nineties for five weeks now. It is Saturday, July 18 and it is in the lower nineties at noon, which is downright cool compared to a few days ago when it was ninety six and rising...
  • Lightning is lethal: Keep horses safe in storms
    Lightning is lethal: Keep horses safe in storms
    Summer storm season is here, with severe weather warnings cropping up nationwide and particularly across the Midwest. This season raises concern among horsemen, farmers, and others caring for animals. In fact, lightning strikes are often blamed...
  • Stable dogs and summer safety: Helping hot dogs at the barn
    Stable dogs and summer safety: Helping hot dogs at the barn
    For most equestrians, horses and dogs go together. Virtually every horse farm or equestrian facility has its share of canine companions, stable watchdogs, or pasture pups. Horse people often take their own dogs to the stables and even to horse...
  • Tullula looks pretty (and comfortable) in her pink fly sheet.
    Buzz off flies! Give your horses relief from biting bugs & annoying insects
    Flies, mosquitos and an assortment of flying, crawling, biting pests seek to torment our horses every summer. Some (such as the notorious mosquito with West Nile Virus) carry threatening disease, while others are simply an irritant.When it's...
  • US Dressage Team Wins Gold and Silver
    US Dressage Team Wins Gold and Silver
    The US dressage team of Olympic veterans Steffen Peters, Laura Graves, and teammates Kimberly Herslow and Sabine Schut-Kery could finally breathe a sigh of relief after winning a team gold Pan American Games medal. The Games are going on now in...
  • Pan American Games 2015
    2015 Pan Am Games off to a great gallop
    The Pan American Games are about to begin in Toronto, CAN with the opening ceremonies just a short time away. With the seats filling up and the enthusiasm high, these Games are looking to create a major stamp on Canada's ability to show the...
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    Where will super filly Lady Eli run next?
    Last week Monmouth Park confirmed that Triple Crown winner American Pharoah will be running in this year’s Haskell Invitational. This came as no real surprise because of the tight relationship that Bob Baffert has developed over the years...
  • Eventer Sarah Ellington on Raj.
    Utah’s horse world; July equine events in and around Salt Lake City
    July is packed full of fun and fascinating equestrian events. Don’t miss out on these opportunities to participate, or consider attending as a spectator and supporter of our dedicated local athletes.Saturday, July 11, 2015. Lynnleigh Farms 2...
  • Sarah's icy bandana keeps her cool in the show pen.
    Utah’s horse world – cool down when summer heats up
    With the recent summery weather heating up into the triple digits, our local Salt Lake horse community is reminded of the importance of keeping hydrated and cool when at horse events or participating in equine outings.Here we’ve put together...
  • Jaime Smith and Red in the cutting pen.
    Utah’s horse world – Cool stuff to do during our hot horsey weekend
    Utah’s always loaded with an array of fun things to do if you’re part of our thriving, local horse community, and the activity really heats up every summer!Why not head out for a weekend road trip (Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 27...
  • There are plenty of fun activities taking place around the Wasatch front this summer!
    Utah’s horse world – Fun summer horse events around the Wasatch front
    Coming up this week we have more exciting and inviting equine events taking place in the greater Salt Lake area and beyond. Here we’ve listed a few of the fun activities that you may want to go watch (all are free for spectators);South Salt...
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