From Holly: Hello Everyone! Well I am fresh off a solid run at Richland Park, and for those of you who have never been there, the place is AMAZING! Let me back up and fill...» Read More!
At some point most of us have an intermission of sorts in our riding careers, or at the very least a minor “hiccup” where we are horseless for a time. For many, this happens during...» Read More!
I am very pleased to report that I have gotten word from the Loudoun horse trials secretary that the rider who was airlifted from Loundoun was released from the hospital Monday night. Brittany suffered at...» Read More!
There’s an old proverb that says, “Change is the only constant.” I was thinking recently about all the changes Eventing has seen through the years. The more serious and definitely the most discussed ones involve...» Read More!
One of the first things Steph did after winning the advanced at Richland and then driving home to Virginia all night was sit down and write her EN guest blog. We appreciate the dedication Steph!...» Read More!
I have always been told that I have a face for radio. So when our friends at the Horse Radio Network asked me to come on their Stable Scoop radio show and chat about Hahahorses.com,...» Read More!
I just got word that Neville Bardos, Remington, Balynoecastle RM, My Boy Bobby, The Foreman, and Woodburn will not be required to run cross-country at the American Eventing Championships. The 6 horses received a full...» Read More!
One thing is clear: it’s an exciting time to be an eventer. We have Burghley this coming weekend, then the AECs in two weekends, and the World Equestrian Games in just under a month. Michael...» Read More!
We have some good news from Virginia this evening. I mentioned earlier today that a rider was airlifted from the intermediate XC at the Loudoun horse trials. I spoke with Margaret Good, who is Loudoun’s...» Read More!
Selena and Colombo Team Canada proved that their best can compete with anyone’s best by winning the CIC3* and one advanced division at Richland. Selena O’Hanlon and Colombo moved up from 3rd after the CIC3*...» Read More!
Link: Live Richland Scores***All horses passed the CIC3* jog, including Colombo. Running Order and Under the influence were held but passed on reinspection. Good luck to all the show jumpers today. Leslie Mintz took some...» 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? (LOTS...» Read More!
We aren’t all the artistic types, but at least we can appreciate art that has to do with horses. Right? According to the caption on the video, Holly Fisher and her assistant Kara Oberg built...» Read More!
Boyd and Remington The CIC3* and advanced divisions ran smoothly at Richland this afternoon. Just 7 out of 63 advanced riders had issues, which I attribute to both a high quality of riding and not...» Read More!
Gearing up for the annual course builder vs rider shootout at Richland on Friday night. The builders won, but only because I wasn’t shooting with the riders. It’s another beautiful day in Michigan and the...» Read More!
Links: Live Scores, Ride Times Hey Eventing Nation! I get the privilege of going through the CIC 3-star course with you tonight as I hammer it into my memory. The grounds here at Richland Park...» Read More!
OCET says “Hi Eventing Nation!“ Friday was a gap day for the CIC3*, advanced, and CIC2* horses. Most of them spent the day grazing with probably a light stretchy flatwork and a couple of the...» Read More!
Once again, it is time to meet a fellow member of our Eventing Nation. To see previous rider profiles, click on “Rider Profiles” in the Categories sidebar. These features have been interesting and insightful– I...» Read More!
It’s a beautiful cool summer day here at Richland Park today. I wish I had remembered to pack bug spray but I’m still very excited for a great weekend at Richland. I would like to...» Read More!
So when John introduces a great new idea for a reader series on Eventing Nation, his thoughts immediately after turn to finding someone else to manage and write the series for him! In this case,...» Read More!
The World Equestrian Games are less than a month away and it’s crunch time for the US and Canadian team hopefuls at Richland. Between Richland and the AECs, short listers have less than 30 minutes...» Read More!
Will Faudree and Phillip Dutton join us this week while they were on the road and on their journey to the final selection trials for WEG. Take a listen… Eventing Radio Episode 94 – Show...» Read More!
Getting new riding boots is so great, but breaking them in is so painful! This very moment, I sit before my computer monitor wearing new field boots that have passed the “worst blister you’ve ever...» Read More!