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April 17, 2014

Throwback Thursday: U.S. Gets Lucky In World Cup Final

As the Longines FEI World Cup Final in Lyon, France gets underway tomorrow, we thought it would be fun to look back at the heyday of U.S. results at the World Cup Final and at another French World Cup Final. The United States dominated the FEI Volvo World Cup Final in the 1980s, taking home the trophy in 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986 and 1987.

June 26, 2012

Vote For the Greater Good, AHSA

Jan. 4, 1991

Editor John Strassburger argued that it was a good decision to require ASTM-SEI helmets, even if riders weren't eager to don them.

June 26, 2012

Our Fragile Times

Dec. 28, 1990

While horses have always been the main focus of the Chronicle's editorial pages, sometimes world events are too big to ignore.

How different the world looks today than a year ago. Do you remember that almost giddy time? We were talking about the “peace dividend” as the Cold War ended following the destruction of the Berlin Wall and the democratization of Eastern Europe. Peace seemed to have really arrived at last.

February 6, 2011

Overall Horseman Of The Year: Jane Beshear, John Nicholson, Jamie Link, John Long

"A lot of serendipity was involved with the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games,” suggested John Nicholson, for whom the 16 days in September and October were the climax of a 16-year dream.

“People were doing things 30 and 40 years ago that led to these Games, when they really didn’t know that they were doing it.”

January 18, 2011

Judge Rules Erikssons' Case Against Nunnink Can Proceed

A California appellate judge ruled on Jan. 10 that the case brought by the parents of event rider Mia Eriksson against her former trainer can go to trial. Justice Jeffrey King ruled against trainer Kristi Nunnink’s request for summary judgment in the parents’ claim of negligence.

June 5, 2009

The Time Is Right For Jan Brons To Return To Europe

And the Carol Lavell Advanced Dressage Prize is making it possible.

January 19, 2009

At Last, A Chance To Use Our Biggest Events

 
Finally, it looks as if we really have a single national federation that combines the attributes of both USA Equestrian and the U.S. Equestrian Team (April 11, p. 55).

January 19, 2009

It's All About The Attitude

A lot more often than we realize, attitude is the difference between first place and fourth or 14th. Yes, neither humans nor horses can be triumphant athletes without the blessing of pure ability, subsequently sharpened by proper and rigorous training. But the rest of the equation is completed by confidence, by believing in yourself, by believing that you can produce the kind of performance that could win, and by believing--really even expecting--that you best your competitors.

January 19, 2009

Your Comments Always Welcome

One of the elements that makes a magazine lively and interesting is the readers' involvement in it, and the Chronicle is blessed that way. Since our readers are also the subjects of our articles, photos and long lists of results, it ensures that each week's issue has a certain personal touch.

January 19, 2009

Yes, America, We Really Do Breed Sport Horses

When we began publishing American Horses In Sport, in 1987, it's purpose was to support domestic horse breeding by providing a centralized format for performance results.

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