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Wellington Showcase official timetables. Photo courtesy of Lainey Ashker.
Watch out, Dressage riders and Show Jumpers, the Eventing crowd is invading Wellington! The $50,000 Wellington Eventing Showcase kicks off today, with the test ride at 9:00 and Marilyn Little beginning the division at 9:30 with...
» Read More By on Jan 30, 2015 12:03 am
A birthday cake? For me??? Creative Commons Photo.
When I look at the coggins results that I have on file for my own horses, I notice something that bothers me. For on each sheet under the location where the ‘date of birth’ should...
» Read More By on Jan 29, 2015 6:30 pm
The new USEA area borders. Illustration by EN.
The USEA Board of Governors published a fact sheet this afternoon outlining some modifications to the redrawing of the Area VIII borders approved at the USEA Annual Meeting in December. Accommodations have been made for...
» Read More By on Jan 29, 2015 4:49 pm
Daniel, Pilgrim, and I at the end of the second day! I learned an immense amount over the two day clinic and 

can’t wait to ride with him again! Photo courtesy of Erin Gordon.
Yesterday, we brought you a recap on day one of a recent Daniel Stewart clinic. Now, we’re back with day two details to build on what riders worked on the previous day. Be sure to...
» Read More By on Jan 29, 2015 3:00 pm
Photo by Nikki Sherman for After the Races.
The Retired Racehorse Project released its latest entry update, and entries now total 130! It’s a good mix of amateurs and professionals, and it’s not too late to find a horse to take your shot...
» Read More By on Jan 29, 2015 1:00 pm
Ingrid Klimke and FRH Butts Abraxxas at the 2010 World Equestrian Games in Kentucky. Photo by Leslie Threlkeld
Just yesterday a student asked me what she should be reading to help her further her understanding of dressage theory. I told her to read and watch anything by Ingrid Klimke or her father. Ingrid,...
» Read More By on Jan 29, 2015 11:00 am
Leo is  suspicious of the pigs!
I may not have moved south for the winter, but I’m braving out the cold temps and delaying the start to my competition season by a few weeks this year by staying in Virginia. However,...
» Read More By on Jan 29, 2015 12:03 am
Photo by Kasey Mueller.
We are delighted to host Sally Cousins as a guest blogger, as she shares her wealth of knowledge with us in the form of weekly training tips. We hope these nuggets of information can be integrated directly into...
» Read More By on Jan 28, 2015 5:00 pm
Daniel Stewart with Tara O’Grady of An Equestrian Edge who hosted the clinic and Sophie Tallman, an 

aspiring upper level Young Rider and her 6-year-old OTTB. Photo courtesy of Danielle Zandirad.
A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to ride in a clinic with Daniel Stewart. For those readers who do not know Daniel Stewart, he is the author of the equestrian sport psychology “Tip...
» Read More By on Jan 28, 2015 3:00 pm
The moment we’ve all been waiting for is here! Budweiser has released their 2015 Super Bowl commercial, and it does not disappoint. It’s a follow-up to last year’s “Puppy Love” commercial, which featured a puppy...
» Read More By on Jan 28, 2015 1:00 pm