So, we decided to take a look at the omnibus page, and find out which test we are to ride in our upcoming event. Loading it on the phone, and tacking up the horse after...» Read More!
“No, I can’t post that because I’m all sweaty!” I don’t know how many times I have thought or said that when trying to figure out what picture I was going to use for that...» Read More!
It takes all facets of the horse industry to make a massive event like Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event such an experience. Ainsley Jacobs gives us a glimpse into the event from a vendor’s perspective....» Read More!
“Disappointments are a result of failed expectations. To have less disappointments, either expect less from other people, or demand more from yourself.” — Kevin Ngo I remember driving to the facility that morning, my stomach full...» Read More!
When I first started riding competitively, I did hunter shows. Tiny, little local hunter shows. I rode pack-around ponies that were twice my age. I was a classic once-a-weeker who was lucky to ride the...» Read More!
We love sharing stories from eventing’s young riders chronicling their myriad paths to the 2018 FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC) for Eventing, which will return to the Event at Rebecca Farm, July 18-22, in Kalispell,...» Read More!
Photo by Alison Green for Shannon Brinkman Photo. “When you stopped wishing things wouldn’t fall apart, you’d stop suffering when they did.” — John Green I wish I had known how true this was 2.5...» Read More!
Cindy Adcock, creator of the blog Eventing Granny, describes herself as a “legit” Beginner Novice eventer; her partner-in-crime is Josie, a soon-to-be 16-year-old redheaded Irish Draught mare. “She is so awesome and the perfect partner for...» Read More!
The #BestWeekendAllYear is almost here! Here’s how to maximize your cross country day live stream goodness: Come to terms with the fact that you can’t fit in your trainer’s suitcase and actually go to Kentucky (*ahem*...» Read More!
Carla LaFleur, a longtime Nation Media friend and former Horse Nation editor, is an avid foxhunter, and she recently ticked a proper British hunting excursion off her bucket list! She kindly shares her story with...» Read More!
Join us in welcoming Cindy Adcock, creator of the blog Eventing Granny, to Blogger’s Row! Cindy describes herself as a “legit” Beginner Novice eventer; her partner-in-crime is Josie, a soon-to-be 16-year-old redheaded Irish Draught mare. “She is...» Read More!
I find myself as a father and spectator watching Elisa Wallace and Simply Priceless tackle their fifth four-star together and their third Kentucky. Each one of these competitions brings a range of emotions and at...» Read More!
The sport of endurance riding is the ultimate equestrian test of stamina. Horses and riders spend hours racing across rugged terrain covering 20, 50, or sometimes even 100 miles, checking in with veterinarians along the...» Read More!
Event Horse would like to talk to all his fellow event horses out there in Event Land about pokey things, thwapper sticks, stinger sticks, and snappy poles. Roughly translated, that means spurs, crops, dressage whips...» Read More!
“How do you make your parents understand your obsession with horses when they don’t ride?” A friend of mine recently posed this question. It’s a valid one, and a question with no easy answer. I’m...» Read More!
Disclaimer: horses are social animals and thrive with companionship. Some horses are happiest with other horses while others can thrive with a friend from a different species. This piece is meant as a humorous list...» Read More!
Sixteen months ago, Java was standing in a stall at Turfway Park. Race fit and knowing nothing but the track for the last four years of her life, she was ready to retire from racing....» Read More!
Three hours into trying to load our rescue mare into the trailer I had just about given up. We were trying to leave for her very first horse trials in our brand new trailer, and...» Read More!
Emma Young is a 17-year-old avid eventer and foxhunter in Ohio. Thanks for sharing, Emma! This May will mark two years since I lost my first horse to colic. To this day that was one...» Read More!
There have probably been a million blogs written on “how to cross country school,” and I guess this is the millionth-plus-one, but I’d like to talk about how I’ve learned to school my event horses...» Read More!
It has been said that when one door closes another one opens. I believe this to be true to a certain extent. Sometimes that new door is disguised or locked or made of concrete, and...» Read More!
The 2018 eventing season is upon us and perhaps you are looking to move up a level this year. But as you go up the ladder it’s not always about the height of the jump,...» Read More!
Training horses for success in a variety of disciplines calls for an intelligent and thorough approach to their upbringing. Over thousands of years, horse trainers have created numerous systematic approaches in order to develop a...» Read More!