Leslie Law was kind enough to give me a few minutes to chat about his decision to apply for the US Team coaching job. The first thing we discussed is that Leslie is applying to...» Read More!
If you haven’t already noticed it, we have a new SmartPak banner graphic posted in the EN sidebar. The banner is pretty self explanatory–it means that you can get free shipping for SmartPaks over $40!...» Read More!
Photo courtesy of Allie Conrad Today is the deadline for applying for the USEF Technical Advisor/Chef position, and here are a few notes about the things we know, the things we don’t know, and what...» Read More!
Nice pants Buck [photo courtesy of someone who may or may not be named Jon Holling] As the story goes, Buck Davidson and Jon Holling made a bet on the NFL wild card playoff game...» Read More!
In my news and notes this morning I mentioned a tweet by Ecogold that it was rumored My Boy Bobby had retired and would continue being ridden at the lower levels. The Chronicle has confirmed...» Read More!
A few weeks ago ESJ wrote on the EventingSafety blog that the FEI would be holding a National Safety Officer seminar in Greenwich. What ESJ asked for at the time, and we seconded, was to...» Read More!
If you didn’t catch the news last night (don’t worry, only Coren reads Eventing Nation on Sunday nights), Leslie Law became the 5th confirmed application for the US coaching position. I say ‘application’ because there...» Read More!
I have just confirmed that Leslie Law has sent in an application for the USEF Eventing Technical Advisor and the Chef d’Equipe position. Leslie joins a growing list of now 5 confirmed applications: Bettina and...» Read More!
I used to pick up the local equine sale catalogue when I visited the tack store, not because I was in the market for another horse, but because I loved oogling what was out there...» Read More!
My friend Kim brought her newly adopted greyhound Obi over this afternoon, to meet Leo. What a handsome fellow, and I learnt such a lot. For instance, did you know that greyhounds are the second...» Read More!
For 16 days last autumn all equestrian eyes, along with many others, were trained on the Kentucky Horse Park to watch the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, held in North America for the very first...» Read More!
This article was also published on Eventing Nation For 16 days last autumn all equestrian eyes, along with many others, were trained on the Kentucky Horse Park to watch the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games,...» Read More!
EN’s good friends Holly and Chuck Hudspeth will be having a baby girl in early June! Holly told me they are naming her Hailey Charles Hudspeth so that Chuck won’t have to change the monograms...» Read More!
Hopefully this won’t be you this season! Stay mounted. [Image via We Are Flying Solo] I know the event season has been under way for a couple of weeks now but this weekend was the...» Read More!
Apart from the obvious – Churchill Downs, and the first saturday of May, which incidentally is also the title of a wonderful documentary about the Kentucky Derby and would make a great gift for anyone,...» Read More!
What would a Saturday be on Eventing Nation without a La Biosthetique Sam update? I’m starting to feel like one of those reporters that your local news station sends to the zoo in Panda mating...» Read More!
Having now settled into life in Aiken, I am reminded of what I love about South Carolina. It’s different here. While the pace on the event scene might move in a blur, the pace for...» Read More!
But can he defeat the British? Photo courtesy of Allie Conrad The USEF might not be a democracy but Eventing Nation is, more or less. The Eventing Nation community is larger and stronger than ever,...» Read More!
Greetings Eventing Nation, I hope your Friday afternoon is going swimmingly. The Rocking Horse Winter 1 horse trials is underway today with three intermediate divisions doing the dressage and show jumping. Buck Davidson, Jon Holling,...» Read More!
A source close to the Hoys has confirmed for Eventing Nation this afternoon that Bettina and Andrew are applying to fill the USEF eventing Chef/Technical advisor position that will become available when Mark Phillips retires...» Read More!
After a long week around Eventing Nation we have finally made it to Friday. Thankfully the Team didn’t party too hard at the EN corporate headquarters while I was away, although the Chinchillas did shoot...» Read More!
A few days ago, I found myself standing beside one of the fields on the farm, lost in my thoughts, as so often happens to me! This particular field contained four mares, all of them...» Read More!
First, let me say thanks to Annie for covering my shift with the morning News & Notes. I assure you that Annie has overstated my condition; I only have a head cold–you know, the kind...» Read More!