Horse Capital

Veteran reporter Samantha Lederman's beat is all things equine - from trail riding to top-level competition and everything in between.

Samantha's reports provide a vital window into Lexington's reputation as the "Horse Capital of the World."

Jung Charges To The Front In Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event

Apr 29, 2016
Samantha Lederman

As expected, after the first day of dressage at the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event Michael Jung has taken a commanding lead on last year’s winner Fischerrocanna.  Samantha Lederman has this recap from the Kentucky Horse Park.

Sizing Up The Competition At This Year's Rolex

Apr 26, 2016
Samantha Lederman

A few years ago professional golf tournament prognosticators often based their analysis on a "Tiger or the field" thesis.  Going into this year's Rolex Kentucky 3 Day Event, champion rider Michael Jung might be in a similar position.  Samantha Lederman profiles a couple of Americans who'll be aiming for the upset.

Samantha Lederman

Final preparations are under way as the top horses and riders in the world will meet at the Kentucky Horse Park next weekend in the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event. Samantha Lederman takes us behind the scenes.

Twizz Connections Thrilled For Chance At Stakes Glory

Apr 9, 2016
Samantha Lederman

When Twizz breaks out the gates for the Toyota Bluegrass Stakes at Keeneland on Saturday he’ll carry a whole lot of local hope with him. Samantha Lederman caught up with a couple of his owners.