Infrared Imaging Used to Help Saddle Fit

Research has shown that the overall force applied by a saddle pad is approximately equivalent to the rider’s body mass while the horse is walking. However, as the horse’s gait changes, the force exerted by the rider also changes. During trotting, the force values increase to about twice the rider’s body mass, and at canter…

Design a Blaze Magazine Cover Contest

A lot of work goes into making a magazine! From sifting through story ideas to choosing the perfect photographs and colours, it is a lot of fun. Magazine covers have to get your attention. They tell you just enough about what’s inside to get you to take a look. To do that, designers use photos…

Scholarship Winners Announced

The Florida chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association has announced the winners of Allen J. Finkelson Scholarships. Preference for these scholarship awards were given to a student(s) majoring in journalism, communications or equine related studies. Applicants must be a resident of the State of Florida and currently accepted or enrolled in a fully…