Articles with the topic Competition

The charming lakeside village of Ascona in southern Switzerland formed the backdrop for an arena polo tournament. When people think polo, they often have visions of fast horses carrying colorful players across large areas of fresh turf but this is arena polo- it’s quite different…More

Argentina is a nation with a passionate horse culture that is an important component of their national identity. Polo came to Argentina in the late nineteenth century and it has enthusiastically embraced the game ever since…More

Zenyatta is one of the great mares in racing history. Her owners, Jerry and Ann Moss, planned to retire the six-year-old after the 2010 Breeder’s Cup Classic in Louisville, Kentucky on November 7th. Instead of retiring with a perfect record of twenty wins, which would have been the best of any American horse in the history of Thoroughbred racing, she came in second…More

Chris Cox captures his third Road to the Horse title and is named the first Legends of Colt Starting Champion. It was without a doubt the most electrifying event in the eight-year history of Road to the Horse; The World Championship of Colt Starting…More

A recent survey of eventing riders found that none considered themselves overt ‘risk takers’, however, some did admit that they experience, “extreme fear and anxiety during competitions”. The survey was conducted by the University of South Australia and included riders aged 14-54 from beginner level to international competitors…More