My Clinic in Tryon, North Carolina.

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  The Chronicle of the Horse published a great review of my clinic in Tryon. Click        

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Finally… Gold on home soil!

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The USA had never won Gold at the World Equestrian Games since they began in 1990.  USA had won Silver in 2006 and Bronze in 2014, but the Gold Medal had eluded them until Friday.  McLain Ward, Laura Kraut, Devin Ryan, and Adrienne Sternlicht brought it home with their wonderful group of horses: Clinta, Zeremonie, Eddie Blue, and Christalline respectively.  …


Toronto World Cup Qualifier – Color Commentary

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The Toronto Royal Winter Fair World Cup Qualifier held on November 8th with Melanie’s color commentary will be aired on NBCSN on November 26th at 4 PM EST.  Kent Farrington of the United States claimed the $150,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Toronto riding Voyeur.

Radio Interview

Radio Interview with Melanie

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2018 WEG Show 20 by – The Voices of John Kyle and Melanie Smith Taylor Nov 17, 2017 The latest WEG news and we focus on the voices of WEG, that’s right, the announcers and broadcasters.  We have two of the world’s leading announcers with us today, show announcer extraordinaire John Kyle and TV Announcer and Show Jumping Legend Melanie Smith Taylor.  …


Celebration in Central Park

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Kent Farrington and Creedance Central Park in September is a glorious place to be… especially for a horse show on a warm and sunny day. That’s what last Friday brought to the fans of show jumping along with an exhilarating jump off won by Kent Farrington and his diminutive but fiery mount, Creedance. Katharine and Melanie I was able to …


Wyoming Wranglers

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Jamie Caton, Katharine Heller, Robyn Miller, Elena Smith, me, Buck, and Harriet McFadden –  some of our group I just returned from a wonderful experience at Buck Brannaman’s ranch in Sheridan, Wyoming.  He and his daughter Reata invited a group of top hands to start 35 colts over 4 days the first week of June.  A friend from here, Robyn …

Rolex Kentucky wide

Rolex Kentucky on NBC This Sunday

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Watch the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event airing on NBC Sunday May 7th at 1:30 PM EDT with my color commentary and play-by-play by Kenny Rice.