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The Badminton Horse Trials grounds under a fresh blanket of snow. Photo by Whirlybird Imaging.
A fresh dusting of snow really does make for a magical-looking landscape. Whirlybird Imaging and Carole Mortimer captured some lovely photos, including the one above, of the Badminton Horse Trials grounds looking like a winter wonderland!...
» Read More By on Dec 16, 2017 12:01 am
The year was 1996, and the setting, the Atlanta Olympics. Australia’s eventing team, comprised of Andrew Hoy, Wendy Schaeffer, Phillip Dutton, and Gillian Rolton, was within touching distance of a gold medal, but it was to...
» Read More By on Dec 15, 2017 7:22 pm
Kate Chadderton and VS McCuan Civil Liberty at the 2015 Blenheim Palace CCI3* Photo by Shannon Brinkman.
Kate Chadderton is an Australian native who operates her competition and training business in Woodbine, MD, and Aiken, SC. She’s back again this winter to share weekly tips and advice with EN readers. Keep an...
» Read More By on Dec 15, 2017 11:00 am
Snow Pony! Photo courtesy of Taylor Harris Insurance FB.
Okay guys, this weekend is the last chance to get your holiday shopping in order. I personally spend all year adding to my Amazon wish list of random things that I know my friends and...
» Read More By on Dec 15, 2017 12:00 am
Photo by Leslie Wylie.
Embarrassing top riders with bad Christmas carol parodies and/or elf-yourself videos is a time-honored EN holiday tradition. Two years ago our victim was 2015 USEA Overall Rider of the Year, Buck Davidson, performed to the...
» Read More By on Dec 14, 2017 11:00 am
Good morning, EN, and welcome to day three of EN’s 12 Days of Christmas! Up for grabs today: a Deluxe Dressage Friction Free Saddle Pad from our star sponsor Success Equestrian. If you want your...
» Read More By on Dec 14, 2017 8:00 am
The Diesel Boy is really enjoying his holiday! Photo by Molly Sue Kinnamon.
I spent all of yesterday driving my horse several hours down the road to Virginia Tech so that he could see an ophthalmologist, and I always really enjoy when new people meet my horse. Can...
» Read More By on Dec 14, 2017 12:03 am
Erin Sylvester and Mettraise. Photo by Leslie Threlkeld.
Erin Sylvester won the $30,000 Rebecca Broussard International Developing Rider Grant last weekend at the USEA Year-End Awards. We’re delighted for her, so we’re throwing it back to her cross country round at the 2017 Kentucky...
» Read More By on Dec 13, 2017 4:00 pm
On Dec. 2-3, Mid-South Eventing & Dressage Association welcomed David O’Connor to the bluegrass for two-day educational forum. The first day consisted of in-seat education — read highlights from that in Part 1 here. The second...
» Read More By on Dec 13, 2017 2:00 pm
All smiles from the Clemson Tigers! Photo by Leslie Threlkeld.
The USEA has announced that the USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championship will return to Virginia Horse Trials (VHT) in Lexington, Va. May 24-27, 2018. VHT hosted the first two years of the Intercollegiate Championship in 2016 and...
» Read More By on Dec 13, 2017 11:00 am