I think most of us know what it’s like to escape for a couple of hours on horseback. For General Robert E. Lee, who wrote the poignant words in this title, Traveller offered him similar peace after many years of war.
While Lee, who commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, rode several horses during his campaign in the American Civil War (1861-1865), his favorite of all was Traveller.
The first Saturday in May always makes me excited. One, the month of May means the good weather is here to stay (generally speaking—a May snowstorm is not an unheard of occurrence), everything is blooming and green, and in Louisville, Ky., a chance for a new legend to emerge is about to take place.
Check back on Wednesday, May 12, for the next article—Accident Prevention and Driving Tips—in our continuing series on Towing and Trailer Safety.
Most horse owners are guilty of at least occasionally throwing the horses on the trailer, jumping in the truck and hitting the road without more than a quick glance over the rig. However, going through a quick checklist before every trip will keep you up-to-date on the condition of your vehicles, which will, in return, contribute to your horses’ safety.
I really want to like Sam Worthington, but frankly, I’m just not impressed. While I could spend the next 1000 words telling you why I didn’t like Avatar, that’s probably not what you’re expecting to read on a Chronicle horse history blog!
So what is the point? Sam Worthington plays the hero Perseus in Clash of the Titans. Furthermore, Sam Worthington, who plays the hero Perseus, gets to ride Pegasus in Clash of the Titans.
Check back on Wednesday, May 5, for Part 5: Preparing To Hit The Road, the next article in our continuing series on Towing and Trailer Safety.
Once you’ve purchased the horses and bought the trailer, it’s time to make the final step and find a tow vehicle. However, the process isn’t as easy as going to a dealership and picking out a truck or SUV. Choosing a vehicle that will safely haul your trailer and horses requires some research and a little bit of math.
Virginia Intermont College did their homework before showing up at the Intercollegiate Dressage Association National Championship at St. Andrews Presbyterian College, Laurinburg, N.C., yesterday, Saturday, April 24. Their hard work paid off when they walked away with the school’s third championship.
“You never know,” said Lisa Moosmueller-Terry, VIC’s coach for the past ten years. “I knew we would do well, the girls were strong, and we were hoping for a top five finish but we’ll take first!”