1912 Olympics part 3

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The following is the final part of the 1913 “RASP” article “American Officers in the Riding Competitions, Stockholm, Sweden” by Captain Ben Lear, Jr., Fifteenth Cavalry. Captain Lear’s description of the problems that the team faced during preparation and competition … Read More

Olympics 100 Years Ago – 1912 Olympics part 2

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This is the 2nd of 3 blogs from the 1913 “RASP” article “American Officers in the Riding Competitions, Stockholm, Sweden” by Captain Ben Lear, Jr., Fifteenth Cavalry The ship arrived at Stockholm, June 30, horses unloaded and taken to the … Read More

Was it the Chicken?

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by Barbara Ellin Fox I’m frequently asked about the differences between seats and systems of riding.  One question is sort of like the “chicken or the egg’.  Is Balanced Seat the result of a dressage seat with forward seat added … Read More

Fox Hunting in the U.S. Army

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by Barbara Ellin Fox “The hard riding, the real nerve tonic that tones up the individual for the emergencies of war, must usually be  obtained outside of drills and prescribed duties.” This excerpt is from “The Regimental Hunt Club” , … Read More

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