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75th Anniversary

May 29, 2012

Benny Beats The Heat

Sept. 17, 1954

This account of the selection trials for the Pan American Games and the Olympic Games leaves the reader wondering how any combinations were fit to compete!

May 29, 2012

The Chronicle Over The Decades: 1950s

The Chronicle of the Horse is celebrating its 75th birthday in 2012. For seven weeks we’ll bring you a decade-by-decade look at the history that has filled its pages since 1937.

The 1950s brought big changes for horse sports, and for The Chronicle, as it was still known throughout the ‘50s.

May 29, 2012

The Scope Of The Chronicle

Oct. 10, 1952

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.

May 29, 2012

Rights For Women

Aug. 17, 1951

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.

May 21, 2012

The Country Horse Show

June 3, 1938

The Chronicle 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.

May 21, 2012

The Chronicle Over The Decades: 1930s And 1940s

The Chronicle of the Horse is celebrating its 75th birthday in 2012. For seven weeks we’ll bring you a decade-by-decade look at the history that has filled its pages since 1937.

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