Tag: George Morris

  • When You’re Horse-Crazy, You Fly Toward a Hurricane, Apparently

    When You’re Horse-Crazy, You Fly Toward a Hurricane, Apparently

    The Opening Ceremonies for the FEI World Equestrian Games at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, North Carolina, are set to begin this evening, Tuesday, September 11, at 6:00 pm EST. The World Equestrian Games, or WEG, are held every four years in the middle of the Olympic cycle. And here’s the thing…they are […]

  • George Morris: “The School Horse Is Just as Valuable as Big Star”

    George Morris: “The School Horse Is Just as Valuable as Big Star”

    In 2017 and together with Kenilworth Press in the UK, TSB released the book SPORT HORSE SOUNDNESS AND PERFORMANCE by Dr. Cecilia Lönnell. George Morris was an enthusiastic supporter of the premise of Dr. Lönnell’s book, and so wrote a detailed foreword that makes many points that are of great value to all of those within […]

  • George Morris REALLY Said That? 21 “Georgisms” That Can Change Your Horse Life

    George Morris REALLY Said That? 21 “Georgisms” That Can Change Your Horse Life

    There’s nothing quite like the amazing array of George-Morris-memes that float around the internet. They are funny and harsh and thoughtful and on point…some of them are probably even true. Here are a few you may not have seen yet that George Morris actually DID say—ponder them, perhaps allow them to help improve your horsemanship. […]

  • Gone Fishing: Denny Emerson Relates Jack Le Goff’s Genius

    Gone Fishing: Denny Emerson Relates Jack Le Goff’s Genius

    In his bestselling book HOW GOOD RIDERS GET GOOD, famed rider, trainer, and coach Denny Emerson details seven areas of choice each of us face during our evolution as equestrians, and how our decisions in those areas transform us from “wannabes” to “gonnabes”…or don’t. He also shares experiences drawn from his lifetime working with horses—competing, […]

  • When I Said Yes to Scary: The “After George Morris” Report

    When I Said Yes to Scary: The “After George Morris” Report

    TSB author Karen Robertson shared her hopes and fears for her clinic date with The George in May (click here to read her first post). Now she’s back to tell us how it all went down. To tell the story about what it was like for me riding with George Morris in late May, I […]

  • Saying Yes to Scary: My Turn Riding for George Morris

    Saying Yes to Scary: My Turn Riding for George Morris

    TSB author Karen Robertson mulls over her upcoming date with The One and Only. I started considered riding in a George Morris clinic in recent years. I know, I know… most of you are probably wondering why on earth I’d throw myself into the fire like that. And you’re right – I’m kind of freaking […]

  • Like Winning the Lottery: Meet the Rider George Morris Says Has “Perfect” Position

    In November, things changed for Kelsey Horn of Corvallis, Oregon. That’s when THE George Morris called The Chronicle of the Horse to wax ecstatic over a photo of Kelsey that appeared in the October 24 & 31 issue of the magazine. “It’s a picture of perfect form,” he said. (You can read everything George Morris […]

  • Is George Morris Making Magic in Brazil?

    As we watch the Olympic Team Jumping Qualification and the jubilation in the Brazilian camp as members rack up clear rounds in search of a place on the podium in front of their home crowd, we are no doubt a little sad to acknowledge that in Rio, George Morris is focused on the success of someone other […]

  • George Morris on Dart-Throwers, Scandalizing Readers, and Having Fun with His Ghostwriter

    George Morris’s hugely anticipated autobiography UNRELENTING The Real Story: Horses, Bright Lights, and My Pursuit of Excellence has been officially out for about a month and is a red-hot bestseller. Morris knew that the release of the book, within which he reveals the private side he’s long kept hidden, would stir the big ol’ pot […]

  • Meet George Morris and His Writer at Two UNRELENTING Events in March

    Do you have your copy of UNRELENTING, the George Morris autobiography, yet? This is the book everyone is talking about…and it’s only just been officially released in stores. “Enlightening and inspiring. And insight into [Morris’s] human failings—his struggles and doubts and worries—made for a much more complete picture of him than has ever been painted. […]