Category: Horses

Velvet Rider August Fitness Challenge

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Some of you might remember the last fitness challenge we did was back in June of last year.  I’m not sure why it has taken me so long to come up with another one…BUT it is here–the August fitness challenge. …

Happy Horse, Sound Horse, Winning Horse

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Horse showing weeks and weeks in a row can take a lot out of both horses and riders. Luckily, we riders are able to express our emotions and feelings, knowing what parts of us hurt or if we are just…

Horse Show Hacks by Pro Equine Grooms

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VR is thrilled to have Liv Gude of Pro Equine Grooms share this article for Horse Show Week.  She has given us some time saver tips and turnout tricks to ensure you have a successful horse show! Horse Show Hacks…

Five Secrets to Winning at the Horse Show

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VR is so excited to welcome Kathy Farrokhzad from Horse Listening to Horse Show Week!  She has been involved with horses for the last 20 years, and her website is full of great how-to’s, tips, advice, and much more.  She…

7 Tips for Surviving the Horse Show Marathon

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I am so excited to present VR Guest Blogger Justine Tainsh’s first article and it’s just perfect for Horse Show Week!   7 Tips for Surviving the Horse Show Marathon   As equestrians, we all know that waking up before…

Horse Boots Storage Idea

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I wanted to share with you all a very practical and ingenious storage tip for horse boots that I just came across.  It’s brilliant!  I’m totally having a “why didn’t I think of that?” moment.  What easier way to store…

OTTBs Entered for Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event 2013

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CANTER-Mid Atlantic compiled this list of 2013 Thoroughbred Entries for the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. Off Track Thoroughbreds from the United States, New Zealand, Great Britain and Canada will compete at one of the most prestigious horse shows in the…

Sarah Martin with Define “Lightness”

I thought this was an insightful post by one of my trainers, Sarah Martin.  If you have not had the chance to work with her yet, she is wonderful!! Define “Lightness” I have recently had some wonderful conversations with trainers…