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Fritz is significantly less excited about eventing than I am. Photo by Ingvill Ramberg
Let’s hear it for the barn cats and dogs, those faithful (well, sometimes) companions who keep a watchful eye on our priceless equine friends and equipment, keep our barns clear of pests, and provide us...
» Read More By on Jul 22, 2014 1:05 am
Photo by Kirstyn Neunson.
BOY! Kristen and her husband Andrew were originally supposed to find out the big news on Friday, but the announcement ended up being delayed to today. “(Owners) John and Kristie Norton were here this morning when...
» Read More By on Jul 21, 2014 4:03 pm
Jess Payne and Trevor at The Fork in 2012. Photo by Kate Samuels.
Thoroughbred racehorses that go on to second careers are unique in that they have two retirements in their lifetimes: the first from the track and the second from the show ring. Thoroughbred Legends seeks to...
» Read More By on Jul 21, 2014 1:30 pm
The North American Young Riders Championships is the most thrilling competition that a rider under 21 can attend, and the memories last a lifetime. There is just nothing quite like the camaraderie that comes with...
» Read More By on Jul 21, 2014 12:00 pm
Trolling YouTube for cross-country videos is a Monday morning EN tradition, and YouTube user Yves Gielen uploaded a great 8-minute video of all the action on Saturday at Aachen. As you’ll see in the video, it...
» Read More By on Jul 21, 2014 10:30 am
Area VI coach Hawley Bennett-Awad with Tamie Smith, center, and Kaylawna, right. Photo by Samantha Clark for PRO.
We’re so grateful to EN guest blogger Tamie Smith for taking us on the journey as a parent with a child competing at NAJYRC. Her daughter, Kaylawna, represented Area VI in the CH-J* and had...
» Read More By on Jul 21, 2014 9:00 am
Break out the booze, the Chinch has arrived in Montana!
Chinch knows how to get a party started. A very jovial friend of mine once told me that if you’re drinking, you should always order two drinks. That way you have one drink to celebrate...
» Read More By on Jul 21, 2014 3:29 am
Laine Ashker and Anthony Patch. Photo by Jenni Autry.
Laine Ashker had her veteran partner, Anthony Patch, out to stretch his legs in the Open Preliminary at Maryland HT this weekend. Laine and Al picked up third place in the Open Preliminary-C division after...
» Read More By on Jul 20, 2014 1:30 pm
Ralph Hill demonstrates what Onyx SHOULD look like in the trot. Photo by Jackie Metelak
Well, after riding in Ralph Hill‘s clinic at Woodloch Stable, I can confidently say that I feel better about my unexpected dismount during cross-country at Roebke’s Run Horse Trials last weekend; not only did Onyx...
» Read More By on Jul 20, 2014 12:00 pm
Patience O'Neal and Markus. Photo by Tamie Smith.
The final horse inspections have concluded in Lexington, and all CH-J* horses will be moving on to show jumping, which begins at 12:30 pm EST. In the CH-Y**, the live scores showed a withdrawal from...
» Read More By on Jul 20, 2014 11:00 am