Tracy Hanes

Articles by Tracy Hanes - 69 results

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Conquering Ditches, Drops & Banks

How to safely introduce these cross-country obstacles.

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Chasing the Elusive Clear Round – Danny Foster

During his days as a member of the Canadian show jumping team, Danny Foster rode around some of the top show jumping courses in the world.

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Kelsey Currie

East coast phenom sets her sights on NAJYRC

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Cross-Country @ Home

With a little imagination and a few props, you can create - in your ring at home - reasonable facsimiles of many of the obstacles you and yo

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Movin’ On Up

How can you tell if it's time for you to move up to the next level of your particular discipline? Here's what three experts have to say on t

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Setting the Cross-Country Pace

One of the keys to successful cross-country riding is having a sense for pace and completing as close as possible to optimum time.

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Navigating Brush Jumps in Eventing

Whether you or your horse are making your eventing debut at entry level or competing in the highest divisions, you’ll have to deal with brush jumps.

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The Start Box, Minus the Hysterics

Before you tackle the first course at an event, there’s one initial factor that might present a challenge for you and your horse: the start box.

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Jessica Ruppel: Never Say Never

As a child, Jessica Ruppel had a short Christmas and birthday wish list. She wanted just one thing: a pony.

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Rocking the Jog

Make sure the rhythm is consistent because this is the jog the judges want to see, says top judge and trainer Kitty Bowland.