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The Nov. 23 & 30 issue of The Chronicle of the Horse is the Foxhunting Issue...

Commentary by Beth Rasin: Going In The Right Direction

Editor Beth Rasin points out that this issue is full of stories of positive news in horse sports, from a factual look at microchipping to the way the Big Sky Hounds win fans for foxhunting across riding styles, and more. (Subscribers can read more.)

In The Country

Three Men Take Plea Deals In Illegal Slaughter Farms Case In Florida; Karen Healey Stables To Close; FEI Vows Continued Litigation Against GCL; Great Meadow Named First U.S. Host For FEI Eventing Nations Cup; USEF Names Winter/Spring 2016 Eventing Training Lists; Send Us Your Holiday Pet Pics. (Subscribers can read more.)

Leslie Rhett Crosby Keeps Family Tradition Alive At Mooreland Hunt

Her involvement in the sport reaches back to the legacy of her father and forward to 2021, when she'll become the second female president of the MFHA. (Subscribers can read more.)

On The Hunt For A Couch To Call Their Own

The approaches hunts take to the question of what to do with their hounds when their working lives are over are as varied as the packs themselves. (Subscribers can read more.)

The Golden Thread

Nowhere is foxhunting's love for tradition more clearly illustrated than in the businesses that supply foxhunters with their specialty kit. (Subscribers can read more.)

East Meets The Wild, Wild West

A bit of tradition and a bit of cowboy combine for a whole lot of fun with the newly registered Big Sky Hounds of Montana.   (Subscribers can read more.)

Gwen Poulin Continues The Family Legacy At U.S. Dressage Finals

A solid and patient program helps the young professional win big on the national stage. (Subscribers can read more.)  

Davis Returns To Her Roots To Win The $350,000 Sunshine Grand Prix

She tacks up Barron at the site of their first show together and wins a serious check. (Subscribers can read more.)

Mythbusting: Microchipping And Positive Horse ID

The author shares what the USEF Horse Recording & ID Task Force Committee has learned in relation to common misconceptions about micro-chipping. (Subscribers can read more.)

Buchanan Finds Good Fortune At Junior North American Field Hunter Championships

She and her versatile pony win the first field, 12 and under, title and a young rider who has known her mount since she was a foal also takes blue. (Subscribers can read more.)

Pony Clubbers Celebrate The Joys Of Foxhunting

Three young writers wax poetic on the topic of hunting with horse and hounds for the annual Hildegard Neill Ritchie writing contest. (Subscribers can read more.)

Gone Away

Carol O. Easter; Charles Wayne Williams.  (Subscribers can read more.)

And, the November/December issue of Untacked includes...

Editor's Letter by Kat Netzler: What Do You Bring To The Table?

Editor Kat Netzler points out that four inspiring equestrians are included on the pages of this issue of Untacked, women who do much good in their respective communities. She asks readers to reflect on their own roles in their communities as well. (Subscribers can read more.)

Test Lab: Take A Short Cut To The Show Ring

With all the clipper options out there today, how do you know which works best for touching up legs, ears and whiskers to get your horse competition-ready? We askd Kiira Lizza, who rides and manages horses for hunter professioanl Amanda Steege at Ashmeadow Farm in Califon, N.J., to put them to the test and find out. (Subscribers can read more.)

The Clothes Horse: Blaze Of Glory

As hunting season approaches, anyone hacking out wants—and needs—to be visible, and there are plenty of stylish safety accessories available for horses and humans alike.  (Subscribers can read more.)

The Clothes Horse: Say Hello To The Holidays

From whimsical to weatherproof, we've got gifts that'll suit almost everyone on your list.  (Subscribers can read more.)

Cover Story: Rita Mae Brown: The Rabble-Rouser Of Feminism And Foxhunting

As a pioneer of the women's movement, a political activist, an Emmy-nominated screenwriter, a New York Times bestselling author and the Master and huntsman of the Oak Ridge Hunt, there isn't much this larger-than-life icon hasn't experienced in her seven decades. And she's just getting started. (Subscribers can read more.)

Urban Legends

After more than a quarter of a century and through some of the deadliest years in Los Angeles history, the Compton Jr. Posse continues to change lives and defy expectations for inner-city youth. (Subscribers can read more.)

Profile: The Peaceful Warrior

The equine subjects of Ashley Collins' paintings are just the beginning of the artist's story.  (Subscribers can read more.)

Q&A: Old Sport, Young Blood

In the centuries-old tradition of foxhunting, Sarah Farnsworth still finds room to specialize in unique perspectives. See some stunning images from this talented artist's work and find out more about her background and approach.   (Subscribers can read more.)

History: Through Hell And Back: The Horse On The Battlefield

As Veteran's Day approaches, we remember equine heroes from three major wars that were more than just vehicles for their officers and platoons—they were best friends to their comrades in arms. (Subscribers can read more.)

Feed Room: Mash It Up

Whether you're looking for a way to keep a picky drinker hydrated in colder weather or just want to pamper your pony with a special treat around the holidays, many members of our Chronicle forums community still swear by a good old-fashioned bran mash. Herewith, some of their tips and tricks.  (Subscribers can read more.)

Charity Spotlight: A Closer Look At Horses Healing Hearts

This Florida-based organization uses horses to connect children affected by family members' alcoholism and addiction. (Subscribers can read more.)

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