From JER: Today’s New York Times has an article by the always interesting Gina Kolata about cycling accidents and why even dedicated athletes – herself included – will often swear off the bike forever following...» Read More!
I don’t know about you, but I love the TV show Dirty Jobs on the Discovery Channel. The host, Mike Rowe, takes a humorous first-hand look at some pretty disgusting but often fascinating jobs. Tonight’s...» Read More!
I’m always fascinated to see what different eventers do in the proverbial offseason. Many eventers spent last weekend at Pine Top, but the Carolina Horse Park hosted their second annual Thanksgiving Classic hunter/jumper event and...» Read More!
The Henny situation is unlike anything we have written about on Eventing Nation before in the sense that the eventual outcome will have nothing to do with horses at a competition–it’s about judges, lawyers, and...» Read More!
By far the most exciting news of today is contained in the e-mail below from Jen Carter of Ocala, FL, wife of Canadian Olympian and WEG team silver medalist: “I was filling Kyle in on...» Read More!
The powers at Eventing Nation have decided to launch a new column for the offseason called Mailbag! Basically, here’s how it works: Any loyal EN fan can send their question about anything related to eventing...» Read More!
Sunday Morning in Thomson, Georgia dawned brisk and nippy, and, despite a layer of thermal underwear, gloves and a hat, the only remaining option to warm up seemed to be to march around the training...» Read More!
The bad news is that it’s Monday. The good news is that, if you’re anything like me, there are still plenty of leftovers…dare I say left over from Thankgiving. So, let’s all enjoy our Turkey...» Read More!
Sally Cousins is a well known rider and coach here in the US and Sally has been a good friend of Eventing Nation from our early days. To learn more about Sally, check out her website....» Read More!
It was a huge relief to arrive at sunny, sandy Pine Top Farm late Saturday morning for their Thanksgiving Event, although I have to say, there was definitely a seasonal chill in the air, especially...» Read More!
Tonight we bring you part 7 of Jenny’s adventure as a working student and EN guest blogger. Jenny has ambitiously decided to spend the next year as a working student in Lexington, Kentucky. Recently, Jenny’s...» Read More!
EN’s Chinchillas are still full from Thanksgiving Are there two days out of the year more American than Thanksgiving and Black Friday? After spending all of Thursday gorging ourselves with food, most Americans spent the...» Read More!
As most of us were either making fattening food for Thanksgiving, or eating the fattening food at Thanksgiving, one of our loyal readers was using the holiday break to refine her dressage skills. You go,...» Read More!
By now, most should be recovered from severly stuffed tummys. Slowly, I am awakening from my food coma and becoming capable of holding my eyes open long enough to write this. Right now, having proper rest is most important. I feel...» Read More!
A few days ago, I e-mailed several riders asking them to explain what the Thanksgiving holiday meant to them. It was funny but very fitting that every single response echoed some version of the same...» Read More!
Happy Thanksgiving Eventing Nation! Annie will be along shortly with a fun post about what some of your favorite riders are thankful for today. But first, Christmas comes early–our friends at Point-Two are offering another...» Read More!
Not that we’re trying to turn Eventing Nation into the go-to source for all eventing baby making news, but it’s a slow news day and I want to welcome Henry Elliott Bull into Eventing Nation....» Read More!
‘Tis the season to be thankful. Personally, one of the things I am really thankful for in my eventing career is getting to know Jon and Jenn Holling, and the positive impact they have had...» Read More!
Happy day-before-Thanksgiving Eventing Nation! I want to start off today by giving a big congratulations to Holly and Chuck Hudspeth. Holly finally gave me the go-ahead to tell Eventing Nation that she is eating for...» Read More!
How does someone become a certified member of the EN Team, earn a keycard to the Eventing Nation corporate headquarters, and get a reserved seat engraved with their name at the EN round table? Most...» Read More!
Sally Cousins is a well known rider and coach here in the US and Sally has been a good friend of Eventing Nation from our early days. To learn more about Sally, check out her...» Read More!
It’s time for a Pau CCI4* relapse here on EN. Patricia from Ecogold sent me a link to this video from a gentleman she described as the “French Buzzterbrown.” How cool is it that one...» Read More!
First, it would be impolite for me not to say thanks to everyone for the birthday wishes yesterday. The attention that comes with writing for Eventing Nation is something that feels a bit unnatural for...» Read More!