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Dressage

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.

The Art of Living: Horses

Kate Moulene | Posted 11.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Kate Moulene

Life is about learning our own limits as much as expanding them. It has been said that if you fail to prepare you are preparing for failure. I had epitomized that by buying a horse I did not have the experience or knowledge to safely ride.

The One Percent's Favorite Sports

CNBC | Daniel Bukszpan | Posted 08.29.2012 | Business

Anyone with a kid in Little League knows that standard equipment, like a bat, ball and a mitt, is only the beginning of the story. There are unexpecte...

What Stoners and Mitt Romney Have in Common

Carl Gibson | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics
Carl Gibson

Every smart weed smoker knows that while you're applying for jobs, it's best to stay clean. While all smokers have unique remedies they swear to when ...

In Defense of Dressage

Janet Turley | Posted 10.10.2012 | Sports
Janet Turley

It's easy to obtain corporate sponsorship as a world-ranked gymnast or swimmer. But wanting to fly you and your horse around the globe for international competition? You'd better be either a CEO's family or absolute royalty.

Romney's Most Laughable Lie Since He Said His Dog Liked to Ride on the Car Roof

Paul Slansky | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics
Paul Slansky

Your wife has a horse entered in the Olympics and you're not going to watch the event, whenever it's even on? This is a statement that rings so patently and idiotically false that it exempts all of his future utterances from the need to be taken seriously, or really even listened to.

"Cheat, Cheat" Goes the Shuttlecock

Brian Rooney | Posted 10.02.2012 | Comedy
Brian Rooney

The Olympics won't recognize women's ski jumping, but they're just fine with ping-pong and shooting skeet. Blasting clay discs with a 12 gauge is fun, but not athletic. Anything former Vice President Dick Cheney ever did is not an Olympic sport.

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 ...

WATCH: Biden Vs. Horse VP Debate? It Could Happen

Posted 08.01.2012 | Comedy

Call Mitt Romney boring all you want, the bottom line is, he has a car elevator in his house. That may be a little heavy on the one-percent-iness, but...

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.

Dressage Complaints

Jeff Danziger | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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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 ...

With Olympic Horse Folks -- Royal and Common

Heather Lende | Posted 07.29.2012 | Sports
Heather Lende

It may take a village to rear a child, but it takes more of a kingdom to raise an Olympic event horse. Which is why if you are just part of a rider's family like I am, it is a challenge to get one of Karen's packet of complimentary Olympic tickets.

Where Are the Gay Male Olympians?

Josh A. Goodman | Posted 09.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Josh A. Goodman

While acceptance of LGBT people has increased rapidly during the past couple decades, being gay retains a huge stigma in athletics.

Hey, Romney, Let Voters See What You Showed McCain

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

John McCain and Mitt Romney share a secret. It's 23 years of Mitt's tax returns.

Time For a Maximum Wage

Carl Gibson | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Carl Gibson

Mitt Romney made $15,080 every 6 hours in 2010, a year in which he grossed more than $21 million in income. It would take a minimum wage worker 1,436 years and 10 months to make what Mitt Romney made in 2010.

PHOTOS: These Girls Are Young, Rich & Riding Horses

Posted 07.05.2012 | Style

When they're not off attending fashion shows, throwing charitable balls and swilling champagne, how do pretty young socialites pass the time? By ridin...

Adelson Dressage

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.25.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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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 ...

Dressage

Jeff Danziger | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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