iOS app Android app

Rafalca

Reflections on Dressage and Dancing With Horses in Florida

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.15.2013 | Sports
Georgianne Nienaber

During the last presidential election cycle dressage took a hammering from liberal pundits who circled like jackals around Ann Romney and her Olympic contender, Rafalca. It was heartbreaking to witness such vicious assaults on a sport that offers so much joy to riders from all walks of life.

Ten Females Who Cost Mitt Romney the Presidency

Will Durst | Posted 01.09.2013 | Comedy
Will Durst

So here they are, the top 10 females who cost Mitt Romney the presidency, each of them representing one of the myriad factors that helped construct the unelectable mosaic that became Bain's Captain of Industry.

Christina Wilkie

Polo Ponies, Vacation Homes, Art Collections: What The Wealthy Label 'Small Businesses' On Their Taxes

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.18.2012 | Small Business

WASHINGTON -- Polo ponies, vineyards in Napa Valley and racing yachts are some of the trappings of the ultra-wealthy all over the world. But in the U....

Ann Romney Reacts To Rafalca's Performance

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD and MARGARET FREEMAN | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics

LONDON — Britain ended Germany's decades-long domination of equestrian team dressage by winning Olympic gold Tuesday, with a boost from a hometo...

A Staggeringly Stumbling Trip

Will Durst | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics
Will Durst

The American electorate may harbor an ambivalent attitude towards the former governor of Massachusetts, but the reaction to his European vacation from folks across the big pond could only be described as decisively derisive.

Ann Romney 'Thrilled To Death' Over Horse's Olympic Performance

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

LONDON — The horse with the weight of a U.S. presidential campaign riding on her back didn't disappoint. Ann Romney said Thursday that Rafalca ...

Olympics Competition Turns Attention To Romney

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

LONDON — Rarely has an Olympic dressage horse received as much attention as Rafalca. The 15-year-old, German-bred mare is part-owned by Mitt Ro...

Veepstakes: The Pros and Cons of Picking Your Horse

James Kotecki | Posted 09.30.2012 | Comedy
James Kotecki

What if Ann Romney's horse was Mitt Romney's vice presidential pick? Here's a look at the pros and cons of a having a famous horse for a running mate.

Is Ann Romney's Horse A Factor In Timing Of Mitt Romney's VP Pick?

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics

When Mitt Romney returns from his week-long trip to Europe this week, the media's obsessive coverage over who the Republican will pick as his running ...

Jason Linkins

The DNC Is Sorry For Those Terrible Dressage Campaign Ads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

Last week's ad from Obama for America -- the "Firms" spot that made use of Mitt Romney's warbling, pitch-averse rendition of "America the Beautiful" -...

The Cognitive Dissonance of Republican Logic

Jason Stanford | Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics
Jason Stanford

Republicans believe that government spending causes unemployment. But we can't cut the defense budget, because that would put people out of work.

In London, Mitt Banks on the Wrong Horse

Michael Winship | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics
Michael Winship

So, what do you get when you combine Mitt Romney, expensive horseflesh, fancy dinners and a financial scandal in the City of London?

WATCH: Colbert Takes On The Romneys' Favorite Sport

Posted 06.20.2012 | Comedy

Just as Summer 2012 has already declared an official Summer Jam, courtesy a certain Ms. Rae Jepsen, it's about time that a summer sport arose. And on ...