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With the arrival of cold temperatures, staying warm is definitely a bit of a challenge. Especially for someone like me…because I’m what you would call ‘perpetually cold’. Unfortunate? Sure. But that just means that I...
» Read More By on Dec 19, 2014 3:00 pm
Buck Davidson and Petite Flower. Photo by Sally Spickard.
As the USEA begins planning ahead for the 2016 competition season, host sites interested in hosting the Nutrena American Eventing Championships beginning in 2016 are encouraged to submit expressions of interest. While the AECs have...
» Read More By on Dec 19, 2014 1:30 pm
Seema Sonnad in her element! Photo by Cynthia Gilbert/Gazworks Inc.
It takes a village to keep eventing thriving in the U.S., and there’s no question volunteers are vitally important to the success of the sport. It’s something we say all the time: Without volunteers, this sport couldn’t...
» Read More By on Dec 19, 2014 12:00 pm
Matt Brown and Happenstance at this year's AECs. Photo by Sally Spickard.
Matt Brown’s determination is evident when he outlines his plans and goals for next season as he looks back on what can only be called a successful 2014 campaign. Holding onto a childhood dream of representing...
» Read More By on Dec 19, 2014 9:00 am
Flash Back Friday: Nyls' first Preliminary in 2006!
On Wednesday, I decided that I was going to give Nyls a teensy little jump school over baby jumps after his two month fake vacation, and I would just have a little fun and pop...
» Read More By on Dec 19, 2014 12:03 am
Photo by Maria Linden.
As the eventing masses begin their migration south for the winter, many are still looking to fill working student positions. If you’re in a position to do so, being a working student is an invaluable...
» Read More By on Dec 18, 2014 4:30 pm
Kevin Keane and Fernhill Flutter at Rolex. Photo by Jenni Autry.
Our friends at Practical Horseman have been running an excellent series called “Reaching for Rolex,” in which first-timers Kevin Keane, Jen McFall and Rachel Jurgens talk about completing their first CCI4* this past spring. They all...
» Read More By on Dec 18, 2014 3:00 pm
Photo via CANTER Ohio.
We’ve been thrilled to share our first OTTB Wishlist success story over on Bloggers Row, and David Taylor has kindly agreed to continue blogging about Dancing Ruth so we can follow along with her progress. We...
» Read More By on Dec 18, 2014 1:30 pm
Photo courtesy of Marley Stone.
Massive congrats go out today to Marley Stone and Tim Bourke, who are brand new farm owners! They’ve been able to snag Stone’s Throw Farm in Berryville, Virginia and will continue to work closely with...
» Read More By on Dec 18, 2014 12:03 am
Muffins from Santa!
I always make a point of feeding some extra goodies to my boys this time of year. Even though they don’t understand the holiday season, they always prick up their ears and get an extra...
» Read More By on Dec 17, 2014 4:30 pm