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North American Junior and Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC) Postcards: Day 1

News from the 2011 Adequan/FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC).

Horse Care

The Equine Herpesvirus: EHV-1 Prevention and Tips

Outbreaks of EHV-1 at racetracks and other horse facilities have been widely publicized with fatality rates as high as 40 percent. But don?t panic! The neurological form of equine herpes virus has occurred sporadically for many years, and although there does appear to be an increase in the EHV-1 outbreaks across the country recently, it?s still a relatively rare disease in the U.S. horse population. Your horse is much more likely to die from colic or respiratory disease than he is from EHV-1.


Show Us Your Helmet Contest Official Rules


Horse DVD Review: Horses: The Story of Equus

Horses: The Story of Equus is directed by Michael Caulfield and narrated by Gabriel Byrne. Horses: The Story of Equus follows the story of three Thoroughbred horses born on the same night and their very different journeys to finding a place in life.


Book Review: Long Reining to Break Horses to Harness

Long Reining to Break Horses to Harness, Training the Safe Way by Heinrich Freiherr von Senden explains how to introduce any horse to longeing and long reining--from draughts to sport-horses. Reviewed by Mary Daniels for Dressage Today magazine.


Saddle Fitting a Young Horse

Saddle-fitter Deborah Witty explains how to find the right saddle and make sure it keeps on fitting your young, growing horse.


The Intercollegiate Dressage Association Member Schools

Learn more about the national organization of college dressage programs that offers organized competitions for students around the country. View the official list of 2010 Intercollegiate Dressage Association member schools as listed on the IDA website (in alphabetical order).


Dressage for Children

What's the best way to introduce childen to dressage? Dressage coach and clinician, Deborah Lockemeyer, explains how the equitation pyramid found in the USDF Training Manual provides a guide for the rider's development from beginner to advanced.


Dressage Life: Ode to the Schoolmasters

Eager to recover from an injury, a dressage rider reflects on her riding experiences and the great schoolmasters who have helped her progress.

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