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Does anyone else out there get a weird and strangely satisfying kick out of draining abscesses? One time I popped out out the back of my horse’s heel and the gunk shot out like a...
» Read More By on May 29, 2017 1:00 pm
James Alliston and Parker. Photo by Sherry Stewart.
While all eyes were on the Preliminary Challenge this weekend, Woodside also hosted a small but mighty Advanced division which was won by James Alliston and his own Parker. Coming off an unlucky tumble in...
» Read More By on May 29, 2017 9:00 am
All smiles from the Clemson Tigers! Photo by Leslie Threlkeld.
The USEA Intercollegiate Championships wrapped up at Virginia Horse Trials over the weekend, and it was the Clemson University Eventing Team who took home the top honors. Texas A&M secured the coveted Spirit Award. The...
» Read More By on May 29, 2017 12:01 am
Taylor St. Jacques and Charisma. Photo courtesy of Phelps Media
In Jumper Nation’s first post-win interview, Taylor St. Jacques of Glen Allen, Virginia made it clear that she came to Devon full of warmth for the venue and fire for the win – four wins...
» Read More By on May 28, 2017 5:00 pm
Arena eventing is coming to Devon. Photo by Chris Gosnell/Creative Commons.
Get excited, EN! The entry list is up and we’re ready for a night of action packed Arena Eventing from the iconic Dixon Oval at the Devon Horse Show. This marks the first foray into...
» Read More By on May 28, 2017 12:47 pm
Bec Braitling and Mallory Hogan. Photo by Shelby Allen.
This year’s Preliminary Challenge certainly did not disappoint! Both cross country and show jumping took their toll on the final standings, and it was finally Mallory Hogan in the rider division and Rebecca Braitling in...
» Read More By on May 28, 2017 9:00 am
Jenna DeLisle and On The Spot. Photo by Shelby Allen.
It’s been a big weekend for eventing around the world, but no matter how many high-profile competitions I visit, I always find myself gravitating toward the lower levels. This is the heart and soul of the...
» Read More By on May 28, 2017 12:01 am
The upper levels as well as the FEI divisions completed cross country today at the Virginia Horse Trials, which provides a beautiful backdrop for one of the most highly anticipated end of spring events of...
» Read More By on May 27, 2017 4:00 pm
Caroline Martin and Pebbly Maximus. Photo by Jenni Autry.
Show jumping proved to be quite the influencer for the Nations Cup competitors at the Houghton Hall CICO3* today, with Bettina Hoy remaining steady at the top of the board to break a tie with...
» Read More By on May 27, 2017 2:00 pm
Photo courtesy of Carol Stephens.
It’s that time of year when everyone is finishing up school for the semester (or, for us old folks, remembering the times when we had months of freedom stretching ahead of us and bemoaning adulthood),...
» Read More By on May 27, 2017 11:30 am