Profiles

Paddys Day – On the Track to History

Paddys Day wins at Monmouth 2017

17 March 2018, USA -“The Kahayla Classic has long been a goal,“ said Scott Powell of the winning Quarter Moon Ranch team. Even though we are speaking on the phone for this interview, I can mentally see him tipping back the brim of his ever-present cowboy hat as we speak. Powell grew up on a…

Norma Corbin and Shane

“This horse is not right for you. You are both green,” declared my instructor, which after forty-five years I still remember clearly, as it was also the beginning of one of the most rewarding relationships of my life and the fulfillment of my childhood dream. “I grew up in Argentina, a country that takes pride…

Awarded Best International Photographer, UK’s Debbie Burt

Horsereporter speaks with Debbie Burt about her photography, art and future goals  8 April 2017, USA ~ Debbie, congratulations on winning the 2016 HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley Best Photographer Award. Could you share with us more about your creative process and your goals? HR: We know you are a sculptor, journalist, and photographer.…

Can Jockeys Benefit from Vitamin Therapy?

Beverly Hills to Abu Dhabi 28 October 2016, USA ~ As a health advisor to movie stars and multi-million dollar athletes, Matea Polisoto N.D.,a licensed Naturopathic Medical Doctor based in Beverly Hills, California, combines medical art, advanced dietary knowledge, and holistic healing with the tact of Mahatma Gandhi. We met up with Dr. Matea in…

Gary Capewell, Born to Broadcast

16 August 2016, USA ~ UK race commentator Gary Capewell seems to have started calling races soon after he learned to talk. His sports broadcast repertoire includes many types of horse races and football, and he’s gone to the dogs with Greyhound racing. As an Arabian race horse aficionado, Gary has called over 1,000 Arabian…

We Remember Erwin Escher (1959-2016)

It is with a heavy heart that I write these lines – completely surprising — photographer and our colleague Erwin Escher has passed away. I still cannot comprehend that the next shows will be without him without his grin, without his humor, without his sometimes snappy comments about the horses in the ring. Born in…

Jockey Anna van den Troost Shares her Love of Racing

Making weight, finding rides, but loving the sport18 April 2016, USA ~ Congratulations Anna van den Troost on your recent win in St. Moritz on the Arabian Nil Kamla in the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Racing Championship.  Horsereporter knows many would love to know more about how you started into racing and more…