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Old friends back together again! Photo from Lauren Sutkus' Facebook page
For a time, I taught riding lessons at a barn that was very much oriented towards beginners. While I was there, I made a lot of friends. Most of the riders who were there when I was...
» Read More By on Nov 23, 2014 12:01 am
Emily Rusinyak and Reatta HW. Photo via Emily on Facebook.
The EN team is extending its condolences to Emily Resinyak, whose lovely mare, Reatta HW, broke her leg in what appears to be a pasture accident last night. Reatta HW was transported to Auburn University...
» Read More By on Nov 22, 2014 4:30 pm
Photo courtesy of New Vocations.
CANTER bridges the gap between the race and sport world; we offer a safe outlet for retiring ex-racehorses and an opportunity for sport and pleasure riders to find quality prospects well below their market value,...
» Read More By on Nov 22, 2014 3:00 pm
Avery Klunick and It It to Win It. Photo by Sally Spickard.
Avery Klunick had a great season competing at the Advanced level in 2014 and has taken to her blog to reflect on her growing career. She’s graciously agreed to share her blog post with us....
» Read More By on Nov 22, 2014 1:30 pm
Colleen Rutledge and Shiraz. Photo by Jenni Autry.
One of the most popular chestnuts on the scene, Shiraz, has officially made his return to work after suffering a shoulder strain at Rolex this spring. Colleen Rutledge and “Luke” went over to Sharon White’s...
» Read More By on Nov 22, 2014 12:00 pm
Natascha Barrientos and Clifton Peekachu after their winning dressage test. Photo by Hector Garrido.
Go Natascha and Mr. Chu! All of our Venezuelan riders tried very hard, and two of them put in personal bests at this level. Last year when Natascha did her first event ever, she was...
» Read More By on Nov 22, 2014 10:30 am
Looking like a great day today at JBF!
Happy weekend, EN!  Dana wrote in to let us know about some excitement happening at the Jumping Branch Schooling Horse Trials in Aiken. Organized by property-owner Julie Zapapas,  JBF is really a fall destination event for...
» Read More By on Nov 22, 2014 12:01 am
As winter sets in, it’s a great time to set about preparing for the impending cold weather by clipping your horse. A sweaty horse in the cold weather is not only time-consuming but, more importantly,...
» Read More By on Nov 21, 2014 4:30 pm
A three-year-old chestnut stallion struts his stuff at a YEH Symposium. Photo by
The Young Event Horse series here in the U.S. is a growing program, and one that is an integral part of producing the next generation of eventing stars. All over the country, young horses who...
» Read More By on Nov 21, 2014 3:00 pm
Francisco Mendoza, General Ruben Rojas, Sara Kozumplik-Murphy, Gabriela Suarez, and Natascha Barrientos. Photo from Sara Kozumplik-Murphy.
The eventing segment of the Central American Games has gotten underway, with the 26 riders presenting their horses to the ground jury yesterday and riding their dressage tests today. Sara Kozumplik-Murphy is coaching the Venezuelan...
» Read More By on Nov 21, 2014 1:30 pm