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The Military-Boekelo Enschede in the Netherlands isn’t just a horse show, it’s an outing. Spectators turn out in droves to enjoy the festivities. There are bouncy castles for the kids, beer gardens for the adults...
» Read More By on Oct 10, 2015 3:30 pm
Rachel Medley riding Hope the Wonderhorse. Photo via Facebook.
When Hope the Wonderhorse was rescued from severe neglect almost one year ago, it was uncertain whether she would survive. The prospect of her one day becoming a riding horse was not even considered for...
» Read More By on Oct 10, 2015 11:15 am
I still smirk whenever a non-horse person foolishly declares that a horse is not as intelligent as other domesticated animals. Certainly, horse¬†intelligence is a different sort of intelligence from a dog or cat, but there’s...
» Read More By on Oct 10, 2015 12:01 am
You have to see this great save sent to us by Amy Langeler of her 9-year-old daughter, Naomi, and her horse Max. Naomi was finishing her course in a lesson when Max left a little...
» Read More By on Oct 9, 2015 6:00 pm
Fire Fly, a 5-year-old sold at today's Boekelo KWPN auction for $32,000. Photo by Leslie Wylie.
Event horse auctions don’t happen so much in the States but in Europe it’s definitely a thing. Have a glass of wine! Have another! Fall in love! Have one more glass of wine! Open your...
» Read More By on Oct 9, 2015 2:17 pm
The view of the main stadium at Deodoro, site for the equestrian events at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Photo by Leslie Wylie.
Concerns that the 2016 Olympic equestrian events could be moved out of Brazil have been swirling since Luiz Roberto Giugni, president of the Brazilian Equestrian Confederation...
» Read More By on Oct 9, 2015 10:36 am
Mo’ horses, mo’ problems. Here are 30 more of your realest eventing struggles. If you missed them: Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17,...
» Read More By on Oct 9, 2015 9:00 am
Ronald Zabala-Goetschel has another winner today in the 3 year-old east coast championship division, Wise Pirello. Photo courtesy of USEA FB
Oh my goodness thank god it’s Friday! I am so very ready for a few free hours this weekend in which I can do absolutely nothing! My idea of a vacation is nothingness plus sleeping,...
» Read More By on Oct 9, 2015 12:03 am
Did you know that yawning can be a symptom of excitement, physical discomfort, or even fear in a horse? Photo by Andrew Lever.
I’m a creature of habit, and it seems like the same can be said of my horses. It seems like every time I’m untacking after a ride, that my young gelding Rufus starts yawning. No...
» Read More By on Oct 8, 2015 5:00 pm
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JM Durr made the trip all the way from California to North Carolina to campaign some sales horses on the hunter/jumper circuit at Tryon International this fall. Aside from eventing through the CCI3* level, JM...
» Read More By on Oct 8, 2015 3:00 pm