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!
Whether or not you have heard of Danny Ward, if you have interest in a horse you have been touched by his work. Danny was a teacher, a mentor and a friend. He had taught...» Read More!
Hello, fabulous EN readers! This year I’ll be starting a new column in which I bring you behind-the-scenes tidbits from events that might not have made it into EN’s actual event coverage. Feel free to pepper...» Read More!
This video is horrible. The trainer must have no experience in introducing side-reins for lunging. Let me give you some tips on how to lunge a horse. 1. Make sure your horse understands how to...» Read More!
The Internet can be a fabulous resource to have some of your horsey questions answered: by browsing reputable websites with trusted sources, I can learn books’ worth of information about horse heath, horse behavior or...» Read More!
Dasha Ivandaeva’s two-star partner DB Cooper returned to competing this past weekend at Ocala II Winter Horse Trials after a lengthy period of time off in which he battled through three surgeries. He skipped around the Open...» Read More!
Amateur eventing blogger Ainsley Jacobs took a tumble during Friday’s cross country schooling session. How did she fare at the same fence on Saturday? After kicking butt at Poplar Place Farm two weeks ago at our first Novice...» Read More!
I’ve seen some pretty weird things on the various farms and ranches on which I’ve worked over the years, but this incident might just the cake. Other than a week of false-hope-inducing warm temperatures in...» Read More!
Valentine, a Friesian mare with more personality than she knows what to do with, was my first horse. She gave me confidence as a rider that I didn’t know I could have, and made me...» Read More!
This weekend I did a thing … and maybe not the smartest of things I’ve ever done. This weekend, the weekend of Daylight Saving Time, I decided it would be a great idea to attend...» Read More!
Every coach I’ve had has made it clear that the words “I can’t” are unacceptable from their riders. Those words are an admission of defeat, an acknowledgement that you don’t believe you can improve, and...» Read More!
Cleaning the tack room. Photo by Holly Covey. There is a rhythm to life with horses. We are one with universe when we are with our horses, or in our barn and peace space. Except...» Read More!
I got a text from my mother a few nights ago: “A friend’s very savvy trail horse spooked at a group of shirtless men jogging on the public trail today. Perhaps he startled at their...» Read More!
After such an awesome, easy experience running BN3P at Rocking Horse Stables in Florida last month, I knew it was time to move back up to Novice where we were two years ago, before our injuries. My friend and...» Read More!
It seems surreal to finally be reflecting back on this long, dramatic, emotional, but also incredibly inspiring journey. Over the years I was told time and time again that her career with me was most...» Read More!
We talk about sexual harassment in the barn; we talk about bullying in the equine industry. We work hard to bring light to the problems we face and to find solutions to make our sport...» Read More!
Anyone ever feel that way? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? I do. And I’m pretty sure I’m not alone. We live in this fast paced, over-achieving, have it all exactly the way you want it exactly when...» Read More!
“The only thing you should doubt is doubt.” It seems like kind of a silly quote, but if you let it sink in, really absorb it, it is absolutely the truth. Here’s another good one...» Read More!
I’m a horse girl, and my horsey lifestyle combined with a busy work schedule often leaves little time for other non-horse/work related activities. My lack of free time can sometimes leave my friends and family...» Read More!
Photo by One Tulsa Photography. I started this blog last week (seems to be a trend with me lately) fully intending to finish it quickly because the love story I want to tell should be...» Read More!
It’s been a rough winter in the frozen south, and I for one am so ridiculously ready for spring! Can it please hurry up and get warm already?! Can we please fast forward past the...» Read More!
We love getting to know our readers and their horses. Share YOUR story to [email protected]! My name is Ainslee Myers and I am a 15-year-old girl who started out as a hunter. When I was...» Read More!
Trainer announcements for the RRP Thoroughbred Makeover class of 2018 have been made! A whopping 812 trainers applied to compete at this year’s event and 794 were accepted – the largest group of trainers in...» Read More!