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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
Will Faudree and Hans Dampf. Photo courtesy of Allie Conrad Photography.
Will Faudree is recovering from neck surgery after he sustained an injury following a fall at Five Points last month. He broke the C6 and C7 vertebrae in his neck after falling from Hans Dampf...
» Read More By on Oct 8, 2015 11:00 am
Photo by Leslie Wylie.
For all you maniacs out there who are nutty enough to get up in the wee hours to watch an overseas event, the Boekelo CCI3O* is streaming live. It took me a hot minute to...
» Read More By on Oct 8, 2015 8:30 am
Liz Halliday and HHS Cooley looking spiffy at the Boekelo jogs. Photo courtesy of Liz's FB.
Wylie is over covering Boekelo (which you can tell because she did a music video full of swag for the jogs on our Instagram account), which is pretty cool I guess, but more importantly than...
» Read More By on Oct 8, 2015 12:03 am
You have to see this video from the UK Jockey Club showcasing the pure power of the Thoroughbred racehorse. Whether a horse is galloping freely, on a racetrack or around a cross country course, the...
» Read More By on Oct 7, 2015 5:00 pm