The Steeplechase Horse

Would you like to own a racehorse? It may be more possible than you think. Do you own a thoroughbred? You’re halfway there! The National Steeplechase Associate would actually like you to consider it. They have a campaign called Go Jump Racing with the aim to increase participation among horses and owners, and promote the […]

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National Velvet (1944)

Originally I was planning on reviewing this movie like I’ve reviewed horse movies in the past – basically, pointing out all the absurd plot points and inaccurate horse information. But, this is actually a good movie, and I just can’t. I first saw this movie as a kid, and I loved it then. I loved […]

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Dream Alliance

With a new movie coming, Dream Alliance is being thrust into the spotlight again. A horse, bred and raised in a former mining village in Wales, owned by working class owners, ended up winning the Welsh Grand National, and competing in some of the greatest steeplechases in the world. It was one of the most […]

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What is Steeplechase?

Everyone knows the Kentucky Derby – all the horses run around a big circle, women wear hats, and eventually, a winner is declared. Also, one of the horses wins the race. But lesser known to the general public are steeplechase races, which are run cross country and include jumps. They are great events to attend. […]

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