With 2016 being an Olympic year, we’ve all got the podium on our minds. While we’re in the mood, our friend David Robinson posted some great throwback footage of the 2004 Athens cross country for...» Read More!
Horse girls are different. We don’t think like “normal” people. Our main boy toy is probably our gelding, we never mind getting dirty, and we’re tough as nails. You can say what you want about...» Read More!
This post originally appeared on our sister site, Horse Nation. Did you miss out on last year’s opportunities to wordsmith your way to ownership of Rock Spring Farm or Big South Fork Lodge? Don’t worry,...» Read More!
Taylor McFall had her Pony Club kick ready for her Training debut aboard Kilbarry Prince, the pony she purchased after a summer of hard work, last weekend at the Galway Downs Winter Event. The pair...» Read More!
Clayton Fredericks and FE Bowman are an exciting pair to watch — well, really, any of the horses in Clayton’s barn are well deserving of praise! — and they handily took home the honors in...» Read More!
One of the big challenges for someone involved in any sort of sporting endeavor is choosing the right coach. On top of having the required knowledge, the teaching style of the coach has to mesh...» Read More!
We are saddened to learn that Atlanta, an 8-year-old Argentinian Sport Horse owned and ridden by Juan Larrazabal, was euthanized today after breaking his leg on cross country while competing in the Open Intermediate-B division...» Read More!
Colleen Rutledge, Kim Severson and Peter Barry emerged as the big winners today across the three Intermediate divisions at Pine Top Horse Trials in Thomson, Georgia, which packed in more than 50 horses between them....» Read More!
Boyd Martin is recovering after undergoing successful collarbone surgery yesterday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, and he explains the procedure in detail in an update on his blog. He broke his right...» Read More!
The show jumping time played a huge factor in yesterday’s Advanced combined test at Ocala Horse Properties Winter II Horse Trials, with just four of the combinations going clear and beating the clock. Clayton Fredericks...» Read More!
Going to the Olympics is kind of a big deal. Whether you’re an athlete, a journalist, an owner or connected in some other way to these magnificent animals that compete in equestrian sport, the Olympic Games are the...» Read More!
A new FEI series called Event Rider Masters will kick off this year, linking six already existing events in Great Britain with a goal of eventually expanding the series to continental Europe and other nations....» Read More!
Did you celebrate Mardi Gras this week? Because the Chinch did! Eventers everywhere do a great job of keeping an eye out for our wiley critter in every day life, and we are delighted to...» Read More!
When Lynn Symansky announced the formation of the Donner Syndicate last year, she also planned for those syndicate members to become owners of a yet-to-be-purchased new horse...» Read More!
I was 11 when I had my first ever riding lesson. My mom finally caved to my years of begging for it. She claims she waited until I was older so it was safer for...» Read More!
It’s pretty incredible to come to Ocala and essentially have your pick of who you’d like to train with. It’s a golden opportunity and one that I am doing my best to take full advantage...» Read More!
The highly anticipated Pine Top Intermediate Horse Trials are nearly upon us, and more than 50 horses are entered across three Intermediate divisions, with many of them making their first competition appearance of the 2016 season...» Read More!
It all started a couple months ago when a friend posited the classic ice-breaker question, “If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be?” Bypassing all sensible responses — the...» Read More!
Even when I end my day with toes that no longer have feeling, and ears that have considered falling off, I’m just so thankful that I get to spend my day riding horses and teaching...» Read More!
It’s back to reality for Boyd Martin. After winning the $75,000 Wellington Eventing Showcase last weekend, he took a spill today at Full Gallop Farm Horse Trials in Aiken and broke his collarbone. The accident occurred when...» Read More!
The Eventing 18 and 25 West Coast Training Session was held Feb. 1-4 at the lovely Tucalota Creek Ranch in Temecula, California. Led by Developing Rider Coach Leslie Law, by all accounts it was an...» Read More!
I was planning on writing this blog about New Year’s resolutions. The usual: be a better person, use an oven for more than just frozen pizza, finally learn how to speak Spanish (fluently, not Spanglish)....» Read More!
I think there’s a stereotype that hunter-jumper riders are all prim and proper, with their studied positions and George Morris-approved conservative turnout, and eventers are the balls-to-the-wall bonkers ones. But in the past few weeks...» Read More!