Cowgirls in History

Did you know there is a museum that is totally about cowgirls? The Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, Texas holds over 5,000 objects in their collection, over 6,000 historic and modern images of women honoured by the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame and other historic cowgirls, and a library containing over 2,000 books and serial…

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Morgan Gets Third at Dressage at Devon

Dressage is a popular international equestrian sport. It is one of the Olympic equestrian events and is considered to be the highest expression of horse training.  Sometimes it’s been called dancing on horseback. One of the top international dressage shows in the U.S. is Dressage at Devon. It is held each year in September at the Devon Horse Show…

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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 2019, 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…

Months in the Saddle—A Long Ride

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to ride long distances on horseback, camping and sleeping under the stars like people did long ago? Well, some people are still making these long rides today. They call themselves Long Riders and Bernice Ende is one of them.   Bernice’s first long ride was in 2005. On May…

Creating a Life-Sized Horse Sculpture

Have you ever looked at a life-sized horse sculpture and imagined what it would be like to make one? Artist Kevin Hockley shared with us the steps he took in making the horse model shown above for a display at the Western Development Museum, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. And guess what—math played a huge role! What was…