One of America’s Greatest Olympians Ran Against Horses to Earn a Living

2020-12-14T22:28:34+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Features, People, Training|Tags: , , , |

In 1935, at the age of 22, he set three world records and tied a fourth in less than an hour at the Big Ten Track Meet in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Sportswriters dubbed it “the greatest 45 minutes ever in sport!” The following year he won more Olympic gold medals than any man before him. Jesse [...]

Retiring from the Top Rung of the Ladder

2020-12-14T22:29:17+00:00April 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 [...]

Charlotte & Valegro Dance to a New Tune

2020-12-14T22:29:43+00:00July 25th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

This past weekend Charlotte and Valegro won the Grand Prix Freestyle class at Hartpury (Gloucestershire UK). That they won is no surprise to those who follow dressage - Valegro and Charlotte Dujardin haven't lost a competition since 2012. What was a bit of a surprise at Hartpury was that they competed with their new Rio-themed music, [...]

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