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  • Ancient people were quite content to ride horses without saddles. Indeed, in many parts of the world people still do ride 'bareback' and it can even be a useful way for riders to improve their balance and feel for the horses's movements. But anybody...

    Different Types of Horse Riding Saddles

    Different Types of Horse Riding Saddles

    by Rickrideshorses18

  • 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.

    Kentucky Derby History and Trivia

    Kentucky Derby History and Trivia

    by Harry Nielsen1

  • 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.

    The Best Female Jockey of All-Time Is Rosie Napravnik

    The Best Female Jockey of All-Time Is Rosie Napravnik

    by Kenneth Claude0

  • 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

    Famous Racehorse Owners (Including the Queen!)

    Famous Racehorse Owners (Including the Queen!)

    by Rickrideshorses4

  • 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.

    How To Fall Off A Horse

    How To Fall Off A Horse

    by Trinity M14

  • Held five weeks after the Kentucky Derby, the Belmont Stakes is the third leg of the Triple Crown and may determine a Triple Crown winner, if the prestigious racing honor is still in contention.

    The History of the Belmont Stakes

    The History of the Belmont Stakes

    by Harry Nielsen0

  • What can miniature horses do? PLENTY! Combined Driving is the fastest growing equine sport - and miniature horses are the fastest growing division!

    Combined Driving With Miniature Horses

    Combined Driving With Miniature Horses

    by Cheryl Nunez3

  • 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.

    Everything You Need to Know About Horseback Riding

    Everything You Need to Know About Horseback Riding

    by CharlotteDiane0

  • A curated, easy-to-understand list of dog sports in the United States. Includes training expectations and physical requirements for both dogs and humans.

    A Quick List of Canine Sports for Your Dog

    A Quick List of Canine Sports for Your Dog

    by Kristin Kaldahl0

  • 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.

    Isaac Murphy: Black Champion Jockey

    Isaac Murphy: Black Champion Jockey

    by Rupert Taylor1

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