The thought of having to sell my pony has crept closer and closer in recent years. Every time the topic came up, a feeling of dread washed over me, and I would shut down because I...» Read More!
In the space of eight days, I made an expedition to a World Championship three day event, survived a major hurricane, worked long days driving 12 to 14 hours in the bowels of a major...» Read More!
Holy smokes Batman! Day one of showjumping at the World Equestrian Games in Tryon was nothing short of spectacular. The leader board is full to the brim with phenomenal names in showjumping such as Markus...» Read More!
I feel like the moms of eventing do not nearly get enough recognition for everything they do. For over 10 years now, my mom has been me and my sister’s biggest supporter in all of...» Read More!
I grew up in the land of the horse. Everyone was so sure I was going to have a career within that world; even I was quite sure that would be my destiny. Life is...» Read More!
This past weekend, Lyric and I headed south to Flying Cross for our second recognized training level event. Since we live in the sticks, we took the scenic route, all the way down IN 421...» Read More!
How was your day on cross country? Our day started with another good bus ride, and we selected the cross country bus which took us directly down a paved driveway to be dropped off at...» Read More!
Golf cart after golf cart passed us old ladies and who stops for us but the chief course builder and course designer. They gave us a ride up Heartbreak. It’s an amazing course but to...» Read More!
Briana Delacruz is a 14-year-old Area V eventer from San Antonio, Texas, who contested the 2018 American Eventing Championships earlier this month. Riding Alleged Waki, a 15-year-old OTTB she trained to event herself, the pair had...» Read More!
I had so much in store for the summer: going to Tryon for Pony Club Championships, moving back up to Novice with confident cross country rounds, actually being competitive at events with improved dressage scores,...» Read More!
The classic format three-day event has long been a personal goal of mine. As a teenaged pony clubber growing up in England, I obsessively read Lucinda Green’s books about her early eventing experiences and made...» Read More!
Social media has become such a big part of the horse world, but who has time to get pictures and videos, edit them, post them, and write a good caption while riding full-time? Social media...» Read More!
My name is Rachel and I wear many hats. I’m a mom, a paramedic, a riding instructor, a trainer, a Pony Club supporter, and of course, an eventer. Staying busy and diverse keeps me out...» Read More!
According to Webster, the definition of “Easy” is A) causing or involving little difficulty or discomfort; or B) requiring or indicating little effort, thought, or reflection. Well, that’s according to Webster. And WOW! That definition totally does NOT feel...» Read More!
Ruth Mock, age 16, and her horse Wodie worked hard to qualify for the 2018 American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena. In the five Beginner Novice events they’ve contested in 2018, they finished 1st, 2nd,...» Read More!
Today I was reminded, in dramatic fashion, of how grateful I am to be part of the horse community. We all know that the horses are our first love, but there is something particularly unique...» Read More!
There’s a lot of excitement coming up this fall. The United States is hosting the World Equestrian Games. Wow. Just saying that gets me excited, you too, I bet. If you don’t have your tickets,...» Read More!
Some of you may remember me from last year when I wrote about the wonderful season I had despite losing my mom in January of 2017. Unfortunately the event season of 2018 would not be...» Read More!
Presented by: This week’s comic was inspired by a friend of mine (that would be you, Rachael Rosenthal!). I shamelessly stole from a post about her mare, Lyric, who seems to embody just what it...» Read More!
Twenty years had passed since the last time a six-horse hitch had rumbled into the show ring at the Warren County Fairgrounds. Hundreds of horses and rolling wheels had kicked up plenty of dust over...» Read More!
Kate Brown, age 14, shares her story of the benefits of being involved with the Thoroughbred Incentive Program as a Youth Ambassador and OTTB owner. Best of luck with Sport, Kate! My name is Kate Brown...» Read More!
With everything we love about eventing, it also comes with hard decisions. Recently, I’ve made the tough decision to put my unicorn on the market, Archie Rocks. And believe me when I say he’s not...» Read More!
We have enjoyed following Callia Englund’s journey to the 2018 North American Youth Championships (NAYC) for Eventing, took place during The Event at Rebecca Farm, July 18-22, in Kalispell, Montana — read her original blog...» Read More!