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APRIL 25, 2016

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* James C. Wofford Handicaps The Rolex Kentucky CCI**** Field

Just as he has every year since the four-star's debut in 1998, two-time Kentucky winner James C. Wofford evaluates the field.

* Luckaun Quality Has Led Tim Bourke On A Wonderful Adventure


When Tim Bourke first met Luckaun Quality, the rank Irish-bred 3-year-old would hardly stand to be bridled. Bourke was 22 and had just returned to Ireland after his visa ran out following a two-year stint in the States working for Bruce Davidson.

* Between Rounds With Buck Davidson: Who's Really Ready For Rolex?

As riders, we all have a responsibility to the sport. In this era, with social media and the media the way it is, it's a big boon to your career if you go well at Rolex Kentucky CCI****. The flip side is that it can finish your career as well if it doesn't go well.

* Between Rounds With Jon Holling: When Is Enough Enough?

At some point we have to decide, as a sport, if it really matters so much to be in the Olympics that we are willing to completely change the heart of eventing.

* Horse Of A Lifetime: Smiley Begorrah

The charismatic chestnut came into Alexandra "Po" Tatham's life at just the right time.

* Horse Care: Harnessing Tech For Four-Star Fitness

KER is making it easy to get metrics about a horse's heart rate via the ClockIt Sport app, but will riders give up tradition in favor of technology?

* Stories from The Fork (N.C.), Galway Downs (Calif.), Longines Global Champions Tour Of Miami Beach, $500,000 Rolex Grand Prix, Pin Oak II (Texas), Atlanta Spring Classic II, San Juan Capistrano CDI (Calif.), Wellington Nations Cup CDIO*** (Fla.) and the FEI's Sports Forum in Switzerland.

Plus: In The Country, In The Frame, Finish Line, Gone Away, Art Gallery, photo galleries, results and much more. 



March/April Untacked 



* Clea's Own

Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward’s youngest daughter reflects on her privileged but principled upbringing, her outstanding equitation career, and the philanthropic passion that now guides her life. 

Famous Forever: The Lives And Times Of Horse Show Trophies

There's a story behind each of these prestigious awards.

Adventure With A Purpose

What began as a romantic pipe dream more than a decade ago is today Relief Riders International: a “voluntourism” organization that offers a horseback service opportunity like no other.

The Faint Of Heart Need Not Apply

Stout drinks and stouter horses keep drawing the author back to the Irish hunting fields year after year. 

* Fashion Finds For Spring And Foxhunting

Plus: Editor's Letter, Editor's Picks, Tech Spotlight, City Guide, Film Review, Parting Ways, Around The Arena, Charity Spotlight and much, much more!

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