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Photo courtesy of Shannon Brinkman.
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Did you celebrate Mardi Gras this week? Because the Chinch did! Eventers everywhere do a great job of keeping an eye out for our wiley critter in every day life, and we are delighted to...
» Read More By on Feb 12, 2016 12:03 am
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When Lynn Symansky announced the formation of the Donner Syndicate last year, she also planned for those syndicate members to become owners of a yet-to-be-purchased new horse...
» Read More By on Feb 11, 2016 5:00 pm
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I was 11 when I had my first ever riding lesson. My mom finally caved to my years of begging for it. She claims she waited until I was older so it was safer for...
» Read More By on Feb 11, 2016 3:31 pm
Justine Dutton and Jollybo (GBR). Photo by Jenni Autry.
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It’s pretty incredible to come to Ocala and essentially have your pick of who you’d like to train with. It’s a golden opportunity and one that I am doing my best to take full advantage...
» Read More By on Feb 11, 2016 1:30 pm
Kate Chadderton embodies all the horse crazy girls in this photos.
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Even when I end my day with toes that no longer have feeling, and ears that have considered falling off, I’m just so thankful that I get to spend my day riding horses and teaching...
» Read More By on Feb 11, 2016 12:03 am
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The Eventing 18 and 25 West Coast Training Session was held Feb. 1-4 at the lovely Tucalota Creek Ranch in Temecula, California. Led by Developing Rider Coach Leslie Law, by all accounts it was an...
» Read More By on Feb 10, 2016 2:00 pm
Photo courtesy of Kaitlin Spurlock
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I was planning on writing this blog about New Year’s resolutions. The usual: be a better person, use an oven for more than just frozen pizza, finally learn how to speak Spanish (fluently, not Spanglish)....
» Read More By on Feb 10, 2016 1:00 pm
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I think there’s a stereotype that hunter-jumper riders are all prim and proper, with their studied positions and George Morris-approved conservative turnout, and eventers are the balls-to-the-wall bonkers ones. But in the past few weeks...
» Read More By on Feb 10, 2016 11:00 am
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Ever fantasized about dropping everything to focus on your riding? Area V eventer and Tales from a Bad Eventer blogger Laura Szeremi’s dream was to go be a working student for a big-name rider --...
» Read More By on Feb 10, 2016 9:00 am
Let's all play Crack the Hat! Photo via Megan Duffield.
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A team of students at The Royal Agricultural University from across the pond have come up with campaign called Crack the Hat, similar to the Ice Bucket Challenge, to promote the wearing of a riding helmet at all...
» Read More By on Feb 10, 2016 12:01 am