This write-up is being posted so late because advanced division finished XC at 5:00 this evening. The weather in Georgia this afternoon was mild; the sun was warm and the wind was cold. Pine Top...» Read More!
I have no idea why, but I am heading over to Pine Top to watch the intermediate and advanced XC, instead of staying home and watching the rematch of the decade. Advanced wraps up around...» Read More!
Do you ever stare in awe at the sleek shiny horses, the glistening brass, perfect braids, and dazzling white marks at a CCI trot up? Do you ever wonder how they get that way?...» Read More!
Earlier this week a reader mentioned team chasing, noting it’s similarities to Eventing. Generally, cross-country officials at events attempt to keep a controlled number of horses on course at evenly spaced intervals to best avoid...» Read More!
Esprit, the official model horse of the 2010 World Equestrian Games My obsession with all things equine began much like every other little girl with a heart for horses and ponies. Even before I began...» Read More!
Compared to last Saturday, this weekend is a relative snooze. There are two scoring races, the Sham Stakes (G3) and the Borderland Derby (entries unavailable at this time). None of the really top Derby prospects...» Read More!
For some reason, the great response we got to the EN Census reminds me of my favorite Eventing Nation related comment ever, which was posted on a COTH thread. LisaB said something to the effect...» Read More!
The road to the World Equestrian Games really gets underway this weekend. —5/6 A-Listed horses are competing over the next couple of days, with Neville and Twizzel in the Pine Top OI, Woodburn and Tru...» Read More!
Show jumping Course Designer, Richard Jeffery makes a return visit to the show to talk about the USEA Course Designing Program and what’s in store for him this year with the Rolex KY event and...» Read More!
First off, let me say a big huge THANK YOU to all the EN readers who have already participated in our little census exercise. It has been really interesting reading your comments, getting a true...» Read More!
If you have been watching the US Olympic coverage on NBC, chances are you have seen the 2010 Census commercials. You know, the ads with catchy threats phrases like “we can’t move forward until you...» Read More!
The Pony Horse Today was almost a very bad day. Well, actually it was a bad day anyway because a yearling colt reared up and struck me in the head, smashing my nose, which has...» Read More!
Lets jump right into coverage of today’s training sessions, with Mark coaching only A&B listed riders. (1) I arrived just at the end of Jan’s flat lesson, but Waterfront looked great and it was...» Read More!
Straight from the horse’s mouth, a progress update on WEG developments from the offices of the World Equestrian Games Foundation and Alltech. Listen in… 2010 Radio Show Episode 79 – Alltech’s Equine News and...» Read More!
Alex Hua Tian has all the potential to be an eventing icon for years to come. Imagine being the first Olympic rider for the largest country on Earth, a country with tremendous equestrian heritage, and all...» Read More!
Olympian Darren Chiacchia had a plea of not guilty entered on his behalf Tuesday to felony charges of not disclosing that he was HIV positive to a sexual partner. Prosecutors charged Darren with a first degree...» Read More!
Dressage coach Oded Shimoni presided over the training sessions today here in Aiken. Several riders who worked with Oded earlier this Spring told me that they were really impressed, and I saw what they meant...» Read More!
When I was in KY this weekend, I had a few moments to walk around the snowy grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park. I walked out to the XC fields and it was amazing to...» Read More!
“Words and Toons” is the home of Angry Horse, Little Horse, and their friends. If you’re as cranky on Mondays as Angry Horse is every day, then this humor blog is the perfect place for you...» Read More!
It was a busy first weekend for Derby hopefuls, and some of our RTTR participants scored more points than a Totilas freestyle (while others flirted with Courageous Comet’s average horse trial dressage score). Complete race...» Read More!
This photo has nothing to do with this post, but I’m sure you can find a LLAMAPILLAR for sale somewhere on Craigslist. What’s the woolly worm weather prediction on this one? Some things in life...» Read More!
Noon Update: Bruce Davidson’s Rolex blog part 2, Leslie Law part 2 Jersey Fresh has joined the PRO tour Event Series. The only PRO event I remember from 2009 was the highly entertaining puissance at...» Read More!
Rocking Horse: Scores, Finally a great weekend of weather all around for eventing in the South. In fact, I got a text complaining about the heat today at Rocking Horse. Rocking Horse had 21 divisions...» Read More!