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Saratoga Icons: The Whitney Stakes & Marylou Whitney

Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimney’s Gun Runner was the clear favorite to take home the $1.2 million purse at the 90th running of the Whitney Stakes at Saratoga Springs, New York this year. This fact, however, did not diminish the excitement of the race. The vibe at the racecourse was …

I ON EXCEPTIONAL LIVING: Trudy Midas

Trudy Midas and her husband, Bob Hansen, are the owners of the Espana SILK, an all-natural product line specially formulated to promote hydration while enhancing the natural luster and shine of manes, tails, and coats.

Qatar Airways Chicago Beach Polo Cup

Chicago’s North Avenue Beach will be home to the “King of Sports,” as the Qatar Airways Chicago Beach Polo Cup gets underway September 9 through 11. Make sure you’re following I On The Scene on social media as we will be on location covering the three-day tournament. Polo stars from around …

Top Six Horses To Ever Step On The Track At Saratoga Springs

The thoroughbred is the star of the Summer at the Spa, just as the New York City Ballet rules at SPAC. The horses are the racetrack’s life heartbeat. The task here is to list the best six of the top race horses to ever step on the track at Saratoga. …

Louisville, Kentucky Travel – A Lot To Explore

Just as Kentucky the largest city, Louisville is jam packed with entertainment and cultural attractions that attract a lot of tourists every single year. Perhaps is most popular for being the site of the Kentucky Derby, Louisville is more than mere horses, though. Regardless of whether you take pleasure in …

Get Ready for the New “Sport of Kings” Documentary Series

As an avid follower of polo, and after my recent interview with Nacho Figueras, one of its champion players, I’ve been keeping close tabs on everything related to the sport. In this case, I’m excited about the upcoming release of the feature documentary television series Sport of Kings which digs …

The History and Traditions of the Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby is rightly known as “the most thrilling two minutes in sports.” About 170,000 spectators attend the event every year, with hundreds of thousands more watching from their TVs. The in-person crowds have included well-known celebs, from presidents to royals. The derby is designed for three-year-old Thoroughbreds which …

An Angel Among Us: Donna Ewing

Donna Ewing has been caring for animals since she was 10 years old, when she first released a dog whose collar had been nailed to a playhouse by other children.

Lamplight Equestrian Center: A Guiding Light For All Aspiring Riders

About 41 miles West of Chicago nestled in the little town of Wayne lies a world – class sportsman’s paradise: Lamplight Equestrian Center… even Mr. Ed would be jealous!

Tradition Since 1975: The 38th Annual Hampton Classic

Horse back riding aficionados from across the country and around the world recently gathered at one of the biggest and most prestigious horse shows in the U.S., 38th Annual Hampton Classic. Located in Bridgehampton, N.Y. this equestrian extravaganza is positioned on a 65-acre show ground, boasting six show rings and over 70 vendors.