What would we do without David Frechette, better known in the YouTube jungle as TheHorsePesterer? Well, for one we’d have far fewer opportunities to replay action we missed over the weekend! This past weekend saw him...» Read More!
All three of this week’s wished-for OTTBs are available through the New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program, a nonprofit founded in 1992 to offer retiring racehorses a safe-haven, rehabilitation, and continued education through placement in experienced,...» Read More!
How stunning are the sunrise photos coming out of this weekend’s horse trials? Stable View Aiken Opener and Three Lakes H.T. in Florida both enjoyed gorgeous weather, and horses and riders alike looked happy to...» Read More!
We are delighted to host Sally Cousins as an EN guest blogger, as she shares her wealth of knowledge with us in the form of training tips. We hope these nuggets of information can be integrated directly into...» Read More!
When it comes to blanketing my horses, I’ve been known to go a bit overboard. I’m someone who likes to be prepared for anything … which somehow translates into me stocking my tack room with...» Read More!
Considering it was 9 degrees with six inches of snow on the ground in Western NC this time last week, it was an odd thing to dig up a short sleeve tee to go outside...» Read More!
Where there are eventers, there are dogs. Let’s show them off! Tag your favorite pup pics on Instagram for inclusion in a future edition. What better place to nap than a freshly cleaned Rambo #eventerproblems...» Read More!
Trainers put up with a lot of characters, and they (generally) do it with an overflowing amount of grace. You know that one girl in the barn who just drives you up a wall if...» Read More!
Tim and Nina Gardner’s Cambalda officially stepped back into competition this weekend at Three Lakes Horse Trials in Groveland, Florida with super groom Erin Rose in the irons. After Jennie Brannigan elected to let Cambalda...» Read More!
On the heels of the USEF’s naming of Phillip Dutton as the 2016 Equestrian of the Year, the HND Group’s Mighty Nice has now been crowned the 2016 International Horse of the Year. Mighty Nice,...» Read More!
Will you take a gander at that darling face? Aber Oak is a Dutch Warmblood gelding who made his novice debut with rider and owner Madison Gilbert this weekend at Stable View, and the pair...» Read More!
Tristan Tucker of TRTMethod is back with another hilarious video featuring his alter ego Brett Kidding working through trials and tribulations in the dressage arena. This time Brett performs his first Grand Prix Freestyle as...» Read More!
You may have noticed that the United States Equestrian Federation website and social media pages are looking significantly different this week. That’s because on Wednesday, incoming President Murray Kessler unveiled the organization’s “refreshed identity” as...» Read More!
What’s Happening is EN’s guide to lessons, clinics, schooling shows and other riding and educational opportunities during the winter. It’s free to post a listing. Just email the date, location, contact information and any other details to...» Read More!
We are happy to report that Phillip Dutton was named the 2016 USEF Equestrian of the Year and was awarded with the Robert P. Strub Trophy at last night’s Pegasus Awards in Lexington, Kentucky. We...» Read More!
So how are those New Year’s Resolutions going? We’ve hit that halfway point in the first month of the year, which is traditionally when the resolve for most of those New Year’s Resolutions start to...» Read More!
The Kentucky Horse Park Commission has voted to withdraw from consideration to host the 2022 FEI World Equestrian Games, a press released stated today. The Horse Park was up against Slovakia’s Samorin venue as the...» Read More!
The USEF launched a new video website, the US Equestrian Learning Center, yesterday aimed at educating equestrians of all disciplines and skill levels — eventers, included. From the website: Whether you’re new to equestrian sport,...» Read More!
Is it too early to start getting pumped for Badminton 2017? Nah! EN Badders correspondent Jenni already bought her plane ticket last week for this year’s event, May 3-7; if you’re thinking about going it’s...» Read More!
Some time a few years into my first job as a full-time professional horseperson, I opened my car to drive home from the barn on a cold winter night and sat down to immediately realize that I had achieved a certain benchmark status: I had an equestrian car....» Read More!
No trust, no us! Who would argue that riding is not about a partnership … and if we want partnership we need trust, so successful cross-country riding is all about trust. Your horse must trust...» Read More!
Arden Stephens’ new 5-year-old Diablo may be young but he has quite an opinion about things. The horse had been with Arden, an Area V young rider named to the 2017 Eventing 18 list, for...» Read More!
I’ve started pony-ing my horses on trot sets down my dirt road, because frankly, it’s way more efficient. With the footing all gross everywhere else, a lot of my winter is walking and trotting up...» Read More!