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Horse Jumping

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  • Safety Should Be Major Concern

    I once heard a horse described as "1,000 pounds of muscle balancing on glass legs." That's not far from the truth, and recent tragedies have forced leaders in two sports — horse racing and eventing — to focus on making their competitions...
  • Steamy Weather Greets Olympians

    Many of the 200 horses and riders from 41 nations — including New Milford's Courtney King-Dye and her horse Harmony's Mythilus — that will compete in the Olympics arrived in steamy Hong Kong yesterday. Hong Kong was chosen, rather than...
  • Local Event For Riders Of All Ages

    As the Olympic equestrian team prepares for competition next week, riders in Connecticut will have a chance to compete in their own version of a three-day event at the Lord Creek Horse Trials in Lyme next Sunday. Marianne "Mickey" Lorenzen, a member of...
  • Ellicott City's Valentine sets national record at USA Track and Field championships

    Email rec sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. on Monday. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the write-up. Track and Field Ellicott City resident Anthony (Ace)...
  • Kimberly McBroom's Blog

    Kimberly McBroom's Blog
    Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend!  Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday...  We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
  • 1996 archive story: Jim Kincaid leaves lights, camera for slower action

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || [This story originally appeared in the Daily Press May 6, 1996. Jim Kincaid died Sunday, July 17, 2011, at his home in Farmville.] Jim Kincaid had already enjoyed his 15 minutes of fame. This time, he was looking for some...
  • Jumping and jiving

    Jumping and jiving
    What started as something to do for fun turned into a lifetime passion for Richard Spooner. Growing up in Fountain Valley, Spooner, 40, enjoyed baseball and other sports, but when relatives came out for riding lessons, it sparked a new interest in...
  • Serious horseplay

    There is only one trauma center in the San Gabriel Valley and only one children's equestrian show dedicated to enhancing it. The 89th annual Children's Horse Show will be held Friday through Sunday at Flintridge Riding Club. It is the longest-running...
  • G-8, NATO summits are just latest call to public service for former Daley chief of staff

    G-8, NATO summits are just latest call to public service for former Daley chief of staff
    Organizing the G-8 and NATO summits is like preparing for a hurricane. You can't entirely control the outcome, and any violence could be catastrophic for the city, the mayor and the president. Leslie Fox, the first person selected to run the May 19-21...
  • 100 things we love about Baltimore -- Printable list

    100 things we love about Baltimore -- Printable list
    A moody tavern. An extraordinary cocktail. The easy lapping of bay water against the banks of the Inner Harbor. Duckpin lanes. Old Bay. Art in an otherwise empty storefront. For all of these things, and for so many more, people love Baltimore. People feel...
  • News of the Weird: Going 'Horseless'

    News of the Weird: Going 'Horseless'
    Horse show jumping is a longtime Olympics sport, but for the last 10 years, equestrians have been performing in “horseless” show jumping, in which horse courses are run by “riders” on foot (who, by the way, do not straddle...