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Ainsley Vince is Hanging Tough

After suffering multiple horse-related concussions, professional equestrian Ainsey Vince speaks on injury, recovery and what her life is like now.

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10 Facts About Cowboy Boots

Learn about the evolution of the boot that won the West, then went from functional to fashionable, with these 10 amazing facts about cowboy boots.

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Canadian Legends Reflect on the 1988 Olympics

Canada’s bronze medal-winning dressage team - Cindy Ishoy, Ashley Holzer, Gina Smith and Evi Pracht - reflects on their experiences at the 1988 Olympics.

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The Growing Trend of Riding Ponies for Adults

There is a growing trend of riding ponies and other ‘small but mighty’ equines for adults. So, what’s the appeal of these petite equines?

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Northlands Park Bids Farewell

A look at how local media covered the end of Thoroughbred racing at Northlands Park, after 118 years. In the end, the Edmonton track went out with a bang.

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Paulick: Legal Sports Betting Poses Threat to Horse Racing

Ray Paulick says racing – especially horse owners – will have a tough time convincing politicians it deserves a piece of the action from sports gambling.

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30 Point Trailer Safety Check

Follow this essential checklist for horse, vehicle and trailer to ensure you and your horse arrive safe and sound every time you travel.

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Treating Veterans with Equine-Assisted Therapy

Equine-assisted therapy is gaining popularity for people with PTSD, including war veterans. How can it help, and who is regulating its practice?

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What Kinds of Abuse do Stewards Watch for?

Jan Stephens explains that in the equine world, horse show stewards identify three major areas of abuse: physical, emotional, and chemical.

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Bringing Horses Inside the Pen

A registered not-for-profit, Spirit Horse NL is based in Portugal Cove, Newfoundland, and stands for Supporting Peers In Recovery-based Interactive Therapy.