In 1952, the staff of the Chronicle was discussing which sports and disciplines the Chronicle should cover, and that debate continues today.
One of the most difficult problems with which the staff of The Chronicle has to deal from day to day is just what should go into the paper and what should stay out. Continually we get suggestions from readers, advertisers and contributors—critical and friendly.
The Chronicle reports on the debate over women riding in the show jumping at the Olympic Games.
Urgent representations that American women be permitted to ride in the Prix des Nations contest of the 1952 Olympics at Helsinki are being pressed by the U.S. Equestrian Team, Inc., Whitney Stone, Chairman of the Team’s Executive Committee, declared here today.
TheChronicle brings up the importance of the local horse show, a subject that’s still an issue today in an age of big horse show business.
The small country Horse Show has an especial appeal, which is lacking in the great shows, the appeal of friendliness, of mutual cooperation, and the knowledge that whether the judges provide you with a ribbon or not, it still is fun to show the horse, and it is a fair test of his ability.