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You may know Amanda Chance from her witty blog the $900 Facebook Pony where she chronicles her adventures with horses "Henry" and "Presto." She took Henry for a spin around the Preliminary track at Pine Hill's schooling show this weekend, and she shares her helmet cam ...
» Read More By on Feb 19, 2019 2:30 pm
Jonty and Art. Photo by Joy Pither.
Last week was a big one for Jonty Evans. He jumped for the first time aboard his partner Cooley Rorkes Drift for the first time since his cross country accident last summer. “Remember everyone this is...
» Read More By on Feb 19, 2019 12:01 am
It’s Presidents Day! Pop quiz: Whose idea was it to replace the White House stables with a four-car garage? From the archives of Horse Nation‘s “Horses in History” series, Lorraine Jackson explores a bit of...
» Read More By on Feb 18, 2019 3:30 pm
‘Tis the season to hit the refresh button on your flatwork foundation! You’ll see the extra effort pay off not just in improved dressage scores, but in improved performance in the jumping phases as the...
» Read More By on Feb 18, 2019 11:30 am
Lots of winter eventing action afoot this weekend, from Rocking Horse in Ocala and Paradise Farm in Aiken to the first FEI event of the year at Fresno County Horse Park in California. That amounts...
» Read More By on Feb 18, 2019 8:00 am
If you’re anything like me, you struggle to do one clean flying change at any given time, much less five on a diagonal in a dressage test. On that note, we’re sending three cheers to Liz Halliday-Sharp for tackling her first Prix St. Georges...
» Read More By on Feb 18, 2019 12:01 am
'Tis the season for learning stuff! Sinead Halpin braved 20-something temps to teach a clinic at Road Less Traveled Eventing    earlier this year. Photo by Katherine McDonough.
What’s Happening is EN’s guide to lessons, clinics, schooling shows and other riding and educational opportunities during the winter. It’s free to post a listing. Just email the date, location, contact information and any other details to...
» Read More By on Feb 17, 2019 4:00 pm
Rocking Horse Stable’s winter event series rolls on with its Winter II H.T. taking place this weekend. The upper-level divisions are done and dusted, with several Novice and Beginner Novice divisions still unfolding this afternoon....
» Read More By on Feb 17, 2019 1:30 pm
Photo by Horst Streitferdt.
In this excerpt from “Training Horses the Ingrid Klimke Way,” Olympian Ingrid Klimke shares why she feels hill workouts are necessary fitness builders for the equine athlete. ...
» Read More By on Feb 17, 2019 11:00 am
Free jumping a horse is a great way to see what kind of scope they might be bringing to the table. Some thrive in this structured environment, others don’t know quite what to do with...
» Read More By on Feb 17, 2019 9:00 am