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Medina Spirit, who won 2021 Kentucky Derby, dies during workout

by Bill Finley & Dan Ross Medina Spirit (Protonico), the winner of this year’s GI Kentucky Derby,  died of an apparent heart attack following a five-furlong workout Monday morning at Santa Anita. The incident happened after Medina Spirit completed a five-furlong workout in 1:01.40. The breeze took place at about 7:45 Pacific Time. “I just heard. …

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Motivational! Look this old man stops a horse that was galloping

A 70-year-old stops a horse that was galloping This is a unique video for me. You’ll see what I mean at the bottom of the description. Look at this 70-year-old man called Kevin Wynne as he races to halt a speeding horse. What happened? A horse appears to be going at full speed unchecked at …

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John Rudd foregoes his chance to win in order to save his opponent

In the horse race in Rome, John Rude stops Lillie Barr from falling. Horse racing, like any other sport, is an enjoyable event. Clubs and their players compete for victory in these races. And, of course, there are incidents and heroes, just as there are in any other sport. So it was with this incident. …

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This funny kangaroo joins the horse race and takes all the attention

Do you want to see a funny incident? Take a look at this video where a kangaroo joins in a horse race. I am sure that the kangaroo got into the race accidentally. It may have already been on the trace and hearing the horses’ hooves, it got frightened and bounded ahead. On the other …

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Amazing racehorse Monomoy Girl sold for $9,5 million at an auction

Did you ever hear about Monomoy Girl? Well, if not, take a look at this auction. Monomoy Girl is an American Thoroughbred racehorse who was the American Champion Three-Year-Old Filly of 2018 and Champion Older Female Horse of 2020. Monomoy Girl opened her career with three straight victories, including the Rags to Riches Stakes at …

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Shetland pony missed the start and came through at the post with a fine win

Shetland pony racing may be the cutest equestrian sport in existence. It has grown from a few charity races here and there to a fully-fledged competitive sport in just a few years. It’s a pleasure to watch these adorable creatures racing. The Shetland pony is a breed of pony native to the Shetland Islands, and …

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Incredible, The Queen visited Manor Farm Stables and fed carrots to racehorses

Let’s take a moment and admire Her Majesty getting off the train, beautiful as always, getting beautiful tiny flowers from those kids, and heading to Manor Farm Stables to meet and feed the horses with carrots. This is such a clear image of a peaceful and kind relationship between an animal and a person. The …

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Unbelievable horse race at Newcastle

Like successful human athletes, Winning horses must consistently train to be at their competitive peak when it comes to time to perform. Trainers will carefully formulate a specific training schedule that ensures each horse will be well-rested and capable of performing their best on the race day. The first thing to keep in mind is …

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Prince Philip’s favourite driving carriage arrived ahead of his funeral procession on Saturday.

Anyone who did not know might miss the significance of the carriage, and of the two ponies that were standing in the quadrangle of Windsor Castle as the Duke of Edinburgh’s coffin was carried to St George’s Chapel. But they will be a poignant reminder of one of the great loves of Philip’s life: carriage-driving. …

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Prince Philip’s passion for horses and Carriage Driving

The royal family had a longtime passion for the rough and sometimes tumble sport of carriage driving. The Duke of Edinburgh discovered his passion for outdoor sports in 1973 what soon became the world-famous Lowther Carriage Driving Trials, held in the historic grounds of Lowther Castle. The Duke of Edinburgh was well-known for his love …

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Liberty competition between Friesians takes an unexpected turn

I think we will all agree that Friesians are the fashion models of the equine world. We can see it very well in the way they look. They all match each other and they are all amazing. I mean, look at their movements. These all 4 horses look and move like models. But the last …

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Amazing How the horses travel to the FEI World Equestrian Games

FEI – The International Federation for Equestrian Sports is the international governing body of equestrian sports. Their vision is to grow the unique and mutually beneficial bond between horses and humans in sports globally. Also, their mission is to drive and develop the equestrian sport globally in a modern, sustainable and structured manner with guaranteed …

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Kitty perches atop horse’s back – this is cuteness overload

This little kitten isn’t afraid of adventure. In fact, he’s right at home on a horse’s back and shows no hesitation in playing with this tolerant horse’s back. Luckily for this cat, the horse doesn’t seem to mind the creature that’s climbing all over him. Cats and horses can get along well. There are many …

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Dirt bike races into arena, but its powerful challenger is a bit unexpected.

Barrel racing, a popular rodeo event, is a race against time as a horse and rider zoom around three barrels set in a triangular pattern in an arena. The pair circles each barrel once, finishing at the top of the triangle, then gallops as fast as possible back to the starting line. To run the …

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