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Reining Team Gold

The 2014 World Equestrian Games took place in Normandy, France. The games have been held every four years since 1990. 1. Between the first games and 2014, how many times have the World Equestrian Games been held? One of the many equestrian events included in the games is reining. Reining is a western riding competition where a rider guides…

Measuring a Horse for a Bridle

A snaffle bridle is the simplest kind of bridle for young riders. It is made up of the following different parts: cheek piece 1 (attaches to the crownpiece) crown piece 1a (attaches to the cheekpiece) browband 2 noseband 3 throatlatch 4 reins bit Snaffle bridles come in four main sizes: pony, cob, full and oversize. How…

First Woman to Win!

One of the top show jumping events in the world, the Longines King George V Gold Cup is held every year at Hickstead in England. In over a century of competition, no woman has ever won—until 2014, when American Beezie Madden, riding Cortes ‘C’, made history by becoming the first woman to win this prestigious Grand Prix event.…