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The Aug. 31 & Sept. 7 issue of The Chronicle of the Horse includes...

Commentary by Kimberly Loushin: Come Out To Watch The Hunter Derbies!

Editorial Staffer Loushin watched Brunello and Liza Boyd turn in a round that was so impressive she can still see, hear and feel the moment. But she wonders, why were so few people in the stands to see it? (Subscribers can read more.)

In The Country

Vegas May Lose 2018 FEI World Cup Bid; Studies Find Horsemeat In U.S. Products; Ritchard Temple Missing. (Subscribers can read more.)

Brunello Shines In Third Derby Championship Victory

With careful preparation, Liza Boyd keeps her longtime partner sharp for the biggest night of his year. (Subscribers can read more.)

MTM Personalized Etches His Name On USHJA Pre-Green Incentive Championship

Texas grand prix rider Tracy Fenney overcomes her hunter nerves. (Subscribers can read more.)

Free Rein With: John French

We found out what this top hunter rider would change about the sport if he could, what the best piece of advice he's ever received, and what the craziest thing he's ever done. (Subscribers can read more.)

Between Rounds With Carl Weeden: Where Is The Next Generation Of Horsemen Coming From?

Our new columnist suggests trainers make the time to pass on their horsemanship knowledge.   (Subscribers can read more.)

Dutch Team And Dujardin Take European Championships Gold

But Totilas steals much of the attention. (Subscribers can read more.)  

Holzer's Unstoppable At Centerline HITS-On-The-Hudson CSI-W

She takes two big wins for the third year in a row, this time on Unlimited. (Subscribers can read more.)

Judith Sloan Is An Agent Of Change

This amateur dressage rider and businesswoman knows how to set goals and make things happen.  (Subscribers can read more.)


And, the July/August issue of Untacked is The Travel Issue...

Editor's Letter by Kat Netzler: Invest In Experiences

Why do we travel, Kat Netzler, Editor, asks. "Sometimes we all need a little nudge to encourage our participation as citizens of the world, but as you'll read in the pages that follow, we're lucky to have horses as a powerful facilitator." (Subscribers can read more.)

Test Lab: Beat The Heat And Bid Sunscreen Bye-Bye

Every major equestrian brand seems to have a UV-blocking, moisture-wicking, body-cooling cute tech top on the market this summer, and we put them to the test. (Subscribers can read more.)

Test Lab: Fend Off Flies With The Perfect Spray

There are natural options and chemical-based ones, some made with oil and some with water, and some critics say that none truly work. But we put 10 different bug-repelling sprays to the test to discover the merits of each and come out with some clear winners.

Cover Story: Destination Showcation

The mercury's rising, the days are lengthening, and vacation season is here again. But summer doesn't have to mean scrimping on your saddle time—now's the time to pack up the whole family and check out some of our country's best destination horse shows. From surf lessons just a mile from the showgrounds in Southern California to a brewery crawl via kayak in Northern Michigan to wheeled luging and bobsledding down the mountains of upstate New York, these horse shows cater to more than just competition. They're serious about summer fun. (Subscribers can read more.)

Photo Feature: Il Palio É Vita

Dating back to the 13th century, this is more than just the world's oldest horse race: "The Palio is life.". (Subscribers can read more.)

Enrolling Now: The Safari School Of Life

Spotting South African wildlife from the back of a horse is a bucket list-worthy experience, but going off the grid is priceless. (Subscribers can read more.)

Unguided And Off The Grid

Facing a major birthday and a mild identity crisis, the author embarks with purpose on an Irish riding vacation without a plan. (Subscribers can read more.)

History: The Cleveland Grand Prix: An American Show Jumping First

Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015, this historic contest in Ohio's Chagrin Valley was once a giant step forward for American horse sport. In an excerpt from her book, author Betty Weibel details the inaugural event in 1965. (Subscribers can read more.)

A Thoroughly Modern Ghillie

Scottish pony trainer Lucy Riddell may be a fan of pearls and purple polish, but her skills on the hill match that of any man. (Subscribers can read more.)

The Horse In Art: Blue, Bold And Unbridled

Colorado's most famous and polarizing equine sculpture has been called everything from beautiful to "blucifer." (Subscribers can read more.)

History And Heartbreak Hide Behind Sandy Point's Genteel Exterior

This working hrose farm, once a crown jewel of notorioous playboy Reginald Vanderbilt's country estate, still houses memories of a bygone era.  (Subscribers can read more.)

The Patron Saint Of Thoroughbreds

The tragic loss of one horse inspired Jo Anne Normile to eventually save thousands more through her ingenious race horse rescue network, CANTER.  (Subscribers can read more.)

City Guide: Savor Summer In Saratoga Springs

The historic racetrack is the heart of this upstate New York town, but there are so many more wonderful attractions and amazing restaurants. (Subscribers can read more.)

Charity Spotlight: A Closer Look At SquirrelWood Equine Sanctuary

By focusing on treating each rescue as a unique individual, SES makes a significant impact on down-on-their-luck horses. (Subscribers can read more.)

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