If this works, I'll be able to post directly to the blog from my phone. I'm at home now, but I was in Saratoga for the 2017 Whitney a couple of days ago. I only used the phone camera instead of schlepping the Nikon to the track, so I had to conserve power in the ...
Grab your tea, your strawberries and cream, your toast, but come as you are? To Royal Ascot? (more…)
https://youtu.be/RMjhe-bX4YM Live stream on the USEF website from April 27 - 20, 2017. I'm still searching to find out when the recorded highlights will be on TV. Our Friend Google keeps giving me articles from five years or so ago. I'll update this post when I find the updated info. Enjoy! :)
Heads up, y'all. CBS "60 Minutes" correspondent will be taking us to the timber races this Sunday. Maybe you're more familiar with the term "steeplechase?" This is steeplechase, American-style. "60 Minutes" airs, unless live sports delays it, the same time it always has - 7 pm EDT on Sunday. Here's the link to the "America's Steeplechase" story page. ...
Embed from Getty Images Don't miss out. Click through the slideshow above. Thank you, Getty Images, for your embeddable images. 2017 will be one of those New Year's that bummed me out as a kid. With New Year's Day on Sunday, the Rose Parade will be held on Monday, when everyone has to go back to school ...
https://youtu.be/TiRc70kV6b8 May the holidays amaze you with beauty and joy. Video: the seniors on the 2015-15 Ethel Walker School equestrian drill team. For more video from the Ethel Walker equestrian team, including this year's holiday shows, check out the team's Facebook page.
Before we get any deeper into December 2016, here's a treat from Across The Pond (across from the US, that is). The My Shetland Advent Calendar built by Frances of Thordale Shetland Stud. Enjoy!
Morning works at Saratoga Racecourse. Photo by Rhonda Lane Want some input on how horse racing is conducted, regulated, and promoted? Take the survey from ARCI, aka Racing Commissioners International. (more…)
https://youtu.be/eyifzFZT7_Q Not the Stephen Spielberg movie, but the one with all the horse puppets. The holiday season gets busy fast, so you may want to save the date. If you haven't seen it, you may want to consider it. (more…)
The 2016 Massachusetts Equine Affaire will feature a panel of equestrian novelists on Thursday and Friday mornings. Of the seven authors, only two write books specifically for teens. The others write for adults. Here's the schedule, as listed on the Equine Affaire website. (more…)