Wondering what your fur-pal might be able to compete in? Check out this curated, easy-to-understand list of dog sports in the United States. Each sport listed includes training expectations and physical requirements for both dogs and humans.
We've all been there . . .you watched "National Velvet" or read "Black Beauty," and suddenly, you just have to ride a horse. If this is the case, don't rush out and saddle up a pony quite yet. Here's what you need to know first.
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.
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!
Here's a list (with photos and descriptions) of 10 of the most important types of horse riding saddles associated with English and Western riding
The so-called “sport of kings” has a nasty dark side that the industry would rather have the public not know about.
The Kentucky Derby takes place on the first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. This premier horse race culminates in two weeks of races, parties, and many other special events.
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 comprehensive article explaining the ways to prevent falling off a horse, with instructional videos that you can use at home to learn the best way to fall off a horse as safely as possible.
What can miniature horses do? PLENTY! Combined Driving is the fastest-growing equine sport, and miniature horses are the fastest-growing division!
Queen Elizabeth, grandmother of Prince William and Harry, is a passionate horse racing fan and owns a large number of horses. Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson also owns racehorses, as does striker and former David Beckham team-mate Michael Owen.
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.
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. Learn more about his story here.
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.