Articles Tagged 'Competition'

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Ride and Tie:  Trail Running, Endurance Riding, and Strategy

Gain a newfound respect for the meaning of teamwork in this fun and competitive sport. by Jocelyn Pierce Ride and Tie is not your typical endurance ride. A team of one horse and two people race on a predetermined course while taking turns riding and running. Depending on the race, courses are ...

Expert Equestrian Articles

TREC: “The Adventure Sport for Trail Riding Enthusiasts”

Originating from the equestrian tourism industry, TREC is an international sport that tests horses and riders over three phases. by Jocelyn Pierce with photos by TREC-USA TREC, or Techniques de Rondonee Equestre de Competition, began in France as a way to test trekking guides working in the e...

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Off-Track Thoroughbreds & the USET- Back to the Future?

Do Off-the-Track-Thoroughbreds (OTTB's) make good competition horses? Karen Prell makes the case that OTTB's could have a bright future in the show ring, even at Olympic levels. by Karen Prell Now that the 2012 London Olympics are over, and we’ve all had a chance to catch ...