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Nov 6, 2017
Best State Ever - A Florida Man Defends His Homeland
Florida

Nov 1, 2017
International Polo Club Awarded U.S. Open Polo Championship® for 2019-2021
Wellington, FL
The United States Polo Association® (USPA) Board of Governors, Committees, Subsidiary Boards, Club Delegates, Members and staff met in the Pacific Northwest Circuit in Stevenson, Washington, September 27-30, for the 2017 USPA Board of Governors and Annual Member Meeting. Following much discussion, the top USPA national tournaments: U.S. Open Polo Championship® along with the USPA Gold Cup®, C.V. Whitney and Butler Handicap were awarded to the International Polo Club Palm Beach (IPC) in Wellington, Florida, for the years 2019-2021. More info...

Oct 30, 2017
5 Ways to Encourage Bare Hooves on Horses
NANCY RICH-GUTIERREZ
Horseshoe-free hoof proponents can be very enthusiastic and are often devoutly committed to the theory of “natural is best.”

Often, natural is best. However, shaming people for putting shoes on their horses doesn’t fix anything, nor does discrediting farriers who are just trying to help keep horses sound.

The reasons for the prevalence of shoeing in modern horses is more complicated than many assume. It is rarely a simple issue of horse owners “being lazy” about their horse’s hoof care, nor is it about farriers trying to extract more money by putting shoes on every horse. (In fact, many farriers prefer trims because they’re faster, easier on the body, and require less supplies). More info...

Oct 30, 2017
7 Ways to Conquer Your Riding Fears
John P. Haime
The wisdom of that master Jedi also applies to riding—identifying your fears is the first step toward conquering them.

I think we can agree that fear isn’t fun. It makes you feel anxious, unsure of yourself and can have a significant impact on how much you enjoy your riding. It also shrinks confidence, a secret weapon you need to ride your best. And, don’t forget, your fear will quickly become a part of your partner’s ride too, so addressing your fears is important for you and your horse!

What is it you’re afraid of in your riding? More info...

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