Born in 1861 to free black parents, Isaac Murphy became one of the greatest jockeys in America. . . and then white people squeezed him out of horse racing.
The Kentucky Derby takes place on the first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. This premier horse race culminates two weeks of races, parties, and many other special events.
Held five weeks after the Kentucky Derby, the Belmont Stakes is the third leg of the Triple Crown and may determine the Triple Crown winner if that prestigious racing honor is still in contention.
A part of the annual Mul-Chu-Tha Fair, the people of the Akimel O'Odham (Pima) and Pee Posh (Maricopa) tribes welcome rodeo fans to the All-Indian rodeo in Sacaton. Community spirit meets rough stock!
Rosie Napravnik is on a mission to rewrite the record books when it comes to the success of female riders. However, she also would love nothing more than to be considered the best jockey overall.
What can miniature horses do? PLENTY! Combined Driving is the fastest-growing equine sport, and miniature horses are the fastest-growing division!
A comprehensive article explaining the ways to prevent falling off a horse, with instructional videos which you can use at home to learn the best way to fall off a horse as safely as possible.
Here's a list, photo, and description of all the different types of horse riding saddles associated with English and Western riding that you'll find.
Every May, two weeks after "The Run for the Roses," the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland hosts the Preakness Stakes, which is the second leg of the prestigious Triple Crown.
We've all been there... you watch National Velvet, or read Black Beauty, and suddenly you just have to ride a horse. If this is your case, don't rush out and saddle up a pony quite yet. Here's what you need to know first.
The Easy Entry cart is the generally accepted "standard" first cart, but there are alternatives. One of these is the Hyper Bike. Here's how they compare.
A curated, easy-to-understand list of dog sports in the United States. Includes training expectations and physical requirements for both dogs and humans.
While there are no dog sports in the Summer or Winter Olympics, the 2016 Rio Olympic games did provide dog sport competitors with plenty of lessons.