Susan Stafford-Pooley

Articles by Susan Stafford-Pooley - 67 results

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Profiles

Hickstead: Mega-Horsepower in a Compact Vehicle

Hickstead, an Olympic champion with lifetime earnings of over $3 million who is ranked the number-one show jumper in the world by the World

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Breeding

Mares Gone Wild

It can be difficult to tell when mares are in heat, some develop extreme behaviours that can interfere with training or showing, or be outright dangerous.

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Nancy Benson – Life in Balance

A glance at the results of the low adult jumper division at the Winter Equestrian Festival and amateur jumper classes at major Ontario tourn

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Cheryl Meisner

Cheryl Meisner can partly thank her first horse and a bit of 'blind' luck for her choice of career.

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Rider Health

Blinded By The Light

The dangers of ultraviolet (UV) radiation on the eyes

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Samantha Buirs: Riding the Momentum of Success

Samantha Buirs is on her way.

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Late Bloomer Catches up in Leaps and Bounds

The average person might not consider taking up riding at the age of 40, let alone eventing.

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Equine Ownership

Your First Horse

After years of begging and pleading, working and saving, your parents have finally agreed to buy you a horse! Now what do you do?

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Equine Ownership

Housing Options for Horses

You may be able to switch it up a bit - pasture board your horse at a friend's place in the summer, then move to another facility for the winter.

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Training

Catch and Release

Armin Arnoldt of Dreamscape Farm in BC describes the catch and release methods he uses to avoid frustration and ensure safety.