Aside from being a successful event rider Lissa Green also has a delightful sense of humor that shines through on nearly all of her social media posts. Whilst scrolling recently, I realized I was learning...» Read More!
With every passing day, a new present joins the growing pile beneath my tree, but one person who is stumping me completely when it comes to gift-giving is my trainer. Shopping for horse-people is supposed...» Read More!
After a year of restructuring, U.S. Equestrian has begun to implement their new U.S. Eventing Pathway Program. Led by Erik Duvander, the U.S. Eventing Director of High Performance, the new program aims to create a “culture of competitiveness,”...» Read More!
It’s hard to believe, but we’ve made it through another exciting season of eventing. That means it’s time for the 4th Annual EquiRatings Horse of the Year contest. You’ve done the Americans proud before — voting Loughan...» Read More!
Warmest of congratulations to Kelly and Seth Beaver who welcomed their first child into the word this past Tuesday, December 11th. We featured Kelly here on EN about a year ago as the “Ambitious Amateur”...» Read More!
Lord knows we all love a challenge, but with ice buckets no longer an appealing option and Keke, frankly, a little bit played out, we’ve been stuck in a bit of a rut, quite frankly....» Read More!
You know Brian O’Connor as the voice of U.S. eventing in Area II and beyond, but did you know he is also an actor? While he ultimately pursued a career in announcing, Brian’s background is in theater,...» Read More!
A bay with a dainty blaze, “Binky,” as she became known, was a 2008 Kentucky-bred by Songandaprayer who made 16 starts in the United States before the end of her 3-year-old career. Fairly noncompetitive, she...» Read More!
How do you keep your ears warm under your helmet while you ride in the winter? Normal winter hats don’t fit properly and render your helmet unsafe. What if you want to listen to music...» Read More!
Eventers gotta keep themselves entertained in the off-season somehow! As such, Rebecca Farm is gearing up to host its second annual skijoring (think: skiing behind horses) competition on Dec. 29-30. Last year’s skijoring event was...» Read More!
You probably saw all over equine social media yesterday (and right here in Thursday’s News & Notes!) that yesterday was National Day of the Horse. Ever since National Chocolate Pudding Day 2017 when we started more...» Read More!
Hat tip to Lainey Ashker for sharing this very cool video that shows a dressage test through the lens of infrared technology. It’s fascinating to see the different muscle groups that are engaged on the horse depending...» Read More!
In this excerpt from 55 Corrective Exercises for Horses, respected trainer Jec Aristotle Ballou explains how and why to use trot poles with the outer edge raised in your schooling. Schooling horses over ground poles...» 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!
Winter is a state of mind. The state I’m in is Illinois, and cold and snow are rampant this time of year. Our eventing season is short — it only runs from May until October...» Read More!
This weekend, it snowed in Virginia. Like, a lot. Way more than anybody expected. And moreover, it’s Thursday and it hasn’t melted, which is just crazy because usually it is gone within a day or...» Read More!
Eventing Team nominated for RTE Sport Awards ‘Team of the Year’ ✨Ireland’s Eventing Team World Silver Medallists have been nominated for the RTE Sports Awards ‘Team of the Year’!✨ To support the team what you...» Read More!
Where there are horse people, there are dogs … and they deserve a moment in the spotlight, too! Don’t forget to tag your pup pics on Instagram with #DogsOfEN for inclusion in a future edition....» Read More!
I’d like to think that I’ve enjoyed a truly cross-disciplinary equestrian background: I started riding huntseat equitation at a local 4H barn as a kid; then dabbled in western riding and gymkhana; learned the art...» Read More!
Super groom Max Corcoran was carrying a bag of ice to her equine charges when Katherine Cooper approached her at Millbrook Horse Trials to ask if she would consider becoming the next president of the...» Read More!
‘Tis the time of year to start bringing our horses back into work, which in bone cold weather can be less than fun. Thanks to my brand new toy (a Soloshot3) I managed to capture...» Read More!
While eventers on the east coast bunkered down for a snowstorm this week, our New Zealand friends are enjoying their major spring events. Held at the Puhinui Reserve outside of Auckland, the Puhinui International Horse Trials...» Read More!
I have an undergraduate degree in Liberal Arts. That means I overthink and overanalyze … everything. Sometimes, this can be a bad thing, such as inflating anxiety, but other times it can be a boon....» Read More!