According to 4-H member Makenzie Ross, her horse is “mostly nice but sometimes really ornery.” Ross plans to compete with her horse, Isaiah, in this year’s Horse and Pony contests at the Porter County Fair.
Jordan Olson, 13, of St. John, practices with her Appaloosa gelding He's Perfect Vision. The pair have won top prizes in major local, regional, state and national competitions.
Jordan Olson gets her horse, He's Perfect Vision, ready for a light workout. Jordan, who is the only person to ride and train Vision, is a prize-winning equestrian.
Jordan Olson, right, a prize-winning equestrian rides He's Perfect Vision while her sister Morgan rides Cooper. Jordan, 13, of St. John, and Vision have won top prizes in major local, regional, state and national competitions.
ST. JOHN | Jordan Olson puts her 13-year-old solid sorrel Appaloosa gelding, He’s Perfect Vision, through his paces in the indoor training ring at Red Oaks Ranch at Dyer.
Beth Gagliardi closes stable doors Tuesday after returning horses to their stalls at the Excelsior Equestrian Center.
Beth Gagliardi brings horses into their stalls Tuesday at the Excelsior Equestrian Center.
Beth Gagliardi brings horses into their stalls Tuesday at the Excelsior Equestrian Center, a dressage boarding and training facility in Hobart. Gagliardi, the center's owner, said she can board up to 20 horses and currently has 16. The center also offers training and sales. For more informat…
Horses wait to be taken to their stalls Tuesday at the Excelsior Equestrian Center in Hobart.
The latest newsletter from LARC showed up in our mailbox this week so I thought I would share some of the organization’s latest news. With the holidays coming up quickly now, it’s good to make room on the calendar for some time to give back.
Austin Cannon, 13, of Mount Zion, Ill., watches a group of children receive riding lessons at his home in Mount Zion. Cannon is an award-winning rider despite being born with a chromosomal abnormality that affects his communication, balance and fine-motor skills.
Austin Cannon, 13, cues his horse, Chole, to speed up during his horse riding demonstration.
DECATUR, Ill. | Austin Cannon's belt buckle gleamed and glinted in the sun as he helped his little sister, Sydney, lead Chloe, the 6-year-old mare they both show, out of the arena at Lazy Creek Acres.
It will be an All-American party at beach volleyball when Kerri Walsh Jennings and Misty May-Treanor take on April Ross and Jennifer Kessy in Wednesday night's final.
LONDON | Diana Taurasi scored 22 points, and the U.S. women's basketball matched its Olympic scoring record in a 114-66 rout of China on Sunday.
LONDON | Kayla Harrison tried to keep it together. Once the national anthem started, so did the tears.
LONDON | Vincent Hancock is putting together quite the Olympic resume.
LONDON | North Korea's Om Yun Chol said he wanted to lift a big weight and make the other athletes nervous.
LONDON | Wimbledon champions Roger Federer and Serena Williams each won their opening matches Saturday — one struggled, one didn't.
Watching the college basketball season ramp up to its pulse-pounding close is a grim reminder of college years gone by.
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