I know I’m not the only eventer who goes gaga when I spot someone wearing a non-traditional stock tie. I’m drawn to the concept like a moth to the flame, but every time I think...» Read More!
There’s an old saying — “never say never” — and that statement has never been truer for me than it is now. In 2012, my life changed dramatically for a few reasons. It was the year that I became a USEF “r” licensed official, the year that I had to say goodbye to one of my best friends, and the year that Carol Singh and Betawave came into my life....» Read More!
It was a super busy weekend around the Eventing Nation and beyond, with a slew of USEA recognized events running in the States and major horse trials also taking place at Millstreet in Ireland, where all of...» Read More!
Can you believe it’s already Burghley week? We’re going to be cheering hard for our North American contingent who will be tackling arguably the toughest CCI4* in the world. EN’s very own Samantha Clark will...» Read More!
It’s been one week since the Closing Ceremony of the 2016 Olympics, and this beautifully produced video from the BBC does as good a job as we’ve seen of reviewing everything we saw, felt...» Read More!
If a picture is worth a thousand words, Richland Park’s competitors, spectators and volunteers wrote a novel on Instagram this weekend. I’ll let you tell the story of how we’ll remember this year’s event. Chapter...» Read More!
You may have read my article last fall on how to survive your first long format event. Now I’ve officially survived my first CIC* at Richland Park Horse Trials, and I’m here with the next survival guide....» Read More!
With International Helmet Awareness Day coming up in just a few weeks on Sept. 17, EN is teaming up with Tipperary to give away a Sportage 8500 Helmet as this week’s Fab Freebie. There are many reasons...» Read More!
May the day never arrive that the ladies of Eventing Nation ever tire of cooing and squealing over baby Nox Martin, particularly when he is sporting his very own Charles Owen baby helmet and sitting...» Read More!
Amidst the creation of the new eventing series, Event Rider Masters, it seems we’ve also invented a new illustrious achievement to which a top rider can aspire: The ERM double double. By winning back to...» Read More!
Even the announcer’s voice was cracking when it came time for the Philippa Humphreys Advanced division awards ceremony. Katie Ruppel and Houdini won the class by a landslide 10 points — and a more fitting...» Read More!
When overnight leader Whitney Mahloch ran into some trouble on today’s show jumping course, second-placed Will Coleman and Tight Lines suddenly found themselves in possession of the blue. Will describes “Phish” as an unorthodox jumper, but...» Read More!
There were three other nations waiting in the wings, but Ireland put on a show on their home turf to sweep the proverbial podium in the Millstreet International Horse Trials CCI3* — and they did...» Read More!
The FEI announced Saturday afternoon that all human and equine samples taken for drug testing during the Olympics came back negative for each of the disciplines of eventing, show jumping and dressage. Sixty equine samples...» Read More!
After a soggy Saturday everyone was happy to rise and shine with the sun this morning at Richland Park. By 8 a.m. the first horse in Open Training was sprinting away from the start box....» Read More!
“If you can dream it, we can build it.” Those are words to live by at Brody Robertson Show Jumps, whose signature creations are easy to spot at events around the country: Rolex, Carolina International,...» Read More!
Tom Tierney and Annie Jones’ Fernhill Fugitive is fighting fit & ready for @LRBHT_Official! He’s flying out tomorrow pic.twitter.com/24P8IjUErT — Phillip Dutton (@DuttonEventing) August 26, 2016 The time that world class equestrians spend flying themselves...» Read More!
Whitney Mahloch couldn’t wipe the smile off her face all the way around her first CIC3* track here at Richland Park this afternoon. I watched her storm through two of the trickiest questions on the...» Read More!
World class dressage performed in tails and braids has a whole new depth when performed on the grounds of a 12th century castle in the Scottish countryside! Such was the backdrop for the penultimate leg of...» Read More!
The Millstreet Ireland International Horse Trials lived up to its reputation as a strong test of horsemanship today as riders from Ireland, Great Britain, the United States and beyond tackled the slightly rainy Mike Etherington-Smith...» Read More!
Here in America, we’re fortunate to have many great event riders to act as teachers, role models and downright heroes to the rest of us. Boyd Martin is one such rider, having carved himself a...» Read More!
Looking to improve on your show jumping phase before the season is out? Try seeing the course through the eyes of a pure hunter/jumper professional! Past Canadian team member and certified course designer Jay Duke...» Read More!
Sometimes there’s so much going on it makes your head spin. My Facebook feed is filled with all sorts of awesomeness from around Eventerland. The awesomeness runs the gamut from new gear and new ponies to move-up...» Read More!