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Polo: A Way of Life for Hope Arellano

Hope Arellano is 16 years old and is a fourth-generation polo player – the sport was actually a part of her life before she was even born.
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Victoria Colvin: The Quick Road to a Long Career

“Victoria “Tori” Colvin is no stranger to the winner’s circle, but each time it’s special. Most recently, she made history …”

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Andora Farm – Bringing the West to the East

"Whether you're an experienced cattle driver, new to horseback riding, or just want to learn a little Virginia history, Andora Farm has something for everyone…"

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Hedge and Turf: Catching up with Robert Stucky

"'...be patient, just because goals aren’t met in your expected time frame, doesn’t mean they won’t happen. The best thing about riding is it’s a life-long sport.'"

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Horsepower from 1 to 10,000 - Catching up w/ Ainsley Jacobs

“'I’ve loved horses ever since I was born. I wasn’t the little girl who wanted teacups and dollies, I wanted horses and racecars right from the beginning.'”

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Bree and Agustin “Chicho” Rosales

“'Take a year ... or 5 ... to be a groom or a working student. Find someone who rides well and has horses that look happy and healthy...riding is just the half of it!'”

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The Rhinestone Cowgirl ... Heidi Herriott

“‘My earliest memories are of drafts that pulled the circus wagons, ponies that performed a liberty drill, and dancing horses….’”

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Checking out the Carolinas with Danny and Zully

“Danny Moguel and Zully Martinez moved their base of operations from Mexico to Shelby, NC, last year so we caught up with them to see how they are settling in…”

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Overseas with Daryl Kinney

“…I have always wanted to go to Ireland. Not just because of all the fabulous horses, but [also] the beautiful countryside and history the small country contains…”

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Eventing Riders Association of North America

“The ERA of NA works …in pursuit of enhancing and growing the sport of Eventing in North America.”

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Jump Up with Danica Meyerhoff

“In this digital age… it can “appear” that everyone else is doing so much better than you, but stay in your lane, focus on your goals… everyone has their own path.”

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Romfh…there it is!

“Advice from Laura for Riders and Entrepreneurs: Don't be afraid and don't let people discourage you from your goals and dreams!”

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