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The Prince of Dressage ~ The Canter Pirouette

Mastering the canter pirouette is not as hard as you may think. Like any dressage movement it simply requires correct preparation. By Nikki Alvin-Smith

  • 26 January 2017
  • Author: canpubco
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The Prince of Dressage ~ The Canter Pirouette
The iconic Carl Hester teaches it saying you need two things; a good walk pirouette and a canter on the spot. While that is essentially true, there are a variety of components that must also be in place and not assumed.

Harry and Snowman

Award winning documentary

  • 20 January 2017
  • Author: Horsebits
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Harry and Snowman

Dutch immigrant, Harry deLeyer, journeyed to the United States after World War II and developed a transformative relationship with a broken down Amish plow horse he rescued off a slaughter truck bound for the glue factory. Harry paid eighty dollars for the horse and named him Snowman. In less than two years, Harry & Snowman went on to win the triple crown of show jumping, beating the nations blue bloods. They were famous for their day and traveled around the world together. Their chance meeting at a Pennsylvania horse auction saved them both and crafted a friendship that lasted a lifetime. Eighty-six year old Harry tells their Cinderella love story firsthand, as he continues to train on today's show jumping circuit.

Successful Stallion Selection Starts Here

By Nikki Alvin-Smith

  • 17 January 2017
  • Author: Horsebits
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Successful Stallion Selection Starts Here
January and February are the prime months for stallion selection in the horse breeding world. Thoroughbred farms are busy with foals hitting the floor already and the other breeds are not far behind.

Equestrian Organizations to Take Part in Inaugural Parade

Washington, DC

  • 17 January 2017
  • Author: Horsebits
  • Number of views: 588
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Equestrian Organizations to Take Part in Inaugural Parade
On January 20th, the transfer of power in Washington, DC officially begins with the traditional Inaugural Parade.

Valegro Bids Farwell

London - December 14, 2016

  • 13 January 2017
  • Author: canpubco
  • Number of views: 551
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Valegro Bids Farwell
The achievements of the legendary Valegro and Charlotte Dujardin were recognized in a very special ceremony on Wednesday December 14, 2016 at the Olympia London International Horse Show. 
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