WARHorses’ Interview with Becky Desmond a Lifelong Equestrian with a Competitive Drive

January 5th, 2019|Categories: Interviews|Tags: , , , |

Becky Desmond, 70, and husband, Jim, a Vietnam vet and career Army man, have a shared love of horses and riding. They live in Idaho’s high country, a relatively flat area of temperate climate and few trees that is visually embraced by the Boise Foothills. As a young couple living in Montana they became friends with [...]

Retiring from the Top Rung of the Ladder

April 7th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

This week Nick Skelton, 59, announced his retirement from show jumping. His partner, Big Star, the 14 year-old KWPN stallion will also be retired. Nick became Britain’s second oldest Olympic gold medalist at the Rio Olympics in 2016. His jumping achievements include 16 championship medals – two Olympic golds, five world championships, nine European medals and [...]

The Inspiring Women Behind The Dublin Horse Show

July 26th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Last week’s Dublin Horse Show (July 20 to 24) saw more competitors than any previous show, an astounding 1500 competitors. Pulling off a 5-day, international competition requires a great deal of logistics coordinated by many people (mostly volunteers). It will be surprise to WARHorses that this year’s successful show was due largely to the organizational skills [...]