Sports / Horses

Roy Moore rides a horse to the polls

Some have compared elections to horse races -- and Alabama Senate Republican primary candidate Roy Moore is literally galloping to the finish line of his runoff campaign. The GOP candidate and his wife arrived to their polling place in Gallant, Alabama, Tuesday on horseback. Moo...

Stewards won’t tolerate cowboys

STEWARDS have put jockeys on early notice as the spring carnival heats up — take unnecessary risks at your peril. Craig Williams (23), Ben Melham (12) and Regan Bayliss (seven) were outed for a total of 42 meetings on careless riding charges at Flemington on Saturday. Chief s...

Hampton Classic Horse Show begins today

Sunday marks the beginning of the 42nd annual Hampton Classic Horse Show, an eight-day equestrian event that draws celebrities and horse lovers alike to Bridgehampton every summer. “It’s world-class showjumping,” said Marty Bauman, a spokesperson for the festivities. “Ma...

Roma campdrafter takes out Classic title

AUSTRALIA’S top campdrafters and performance horses hit the course at Tamworth last week for one of the most prestigious events on the sport’s calendar, the annual Landmark Classic Campdraft and Sale. About 600 competitors had more than 1600 runs over five days of campdraft...

Top stock horse genetics on offer at Dalby sale

CAMPDRAFTERS, challenge riders, and show riders will meet at Dalby next week for the biggest sale of Australian Stock Horses (ASH) in the country. The Dalby ASH approved sale, run by the Darl...

The 'Kardashian of horses' makes a home in Arkansas

Publisher Alan Leveritt rushed in breathlessly following his lunchtime reading of the New York Times with big news: An Arkansas horse is going to be a star of theThe Arkansas horse, owned by, mak...

Modern pentathletes barely know their horses

Modern pentathlon is a grueling event, but convincing horses to jump obstacles after 20 minutes to bond with them may be the most challenging part. Modern pentathlon is, honestly, a very strange...

David Beckham shows off his new horse tattoo

David Beckham has added something unquestionably equestrian to his collection of tattoos. Believe it or not, the football legend appears to have had a portrait of a horse drawn between his ne...

Modern Pentathlon Event Brings the Pain

The modern pentathlon is one of the most unusual Olympic events. It’s a single-day competition, with athletes vying against each other in four (not five!) events — fencing, swimming, runn...

German Quiroga returns to Red Horse Racing at Texas

German Quiroga is returning to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for Friday night's race at Texas Motor Speedway near Ft. Worth, Texas. He'll be behind the wheel of Red Horse Racing's No. 11 ...

Liverpool International Horse Show returns to ECHO Arena

The Liverpool International Horse Show (LIHS) will return to Liverpool in style later this year with world-class sport, music and entertainment. The 2017 event, which begins on Saturday, Decembe...

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