There aren’t a lot of young riders who can say that they’re sitting on an Olympic horse, but then again, there aren’t a lot of nineteen-year-old horses who can say they’ve been to the Olympics...» Read More!
It’s Fab Freebie Monday! We have a super exciting giveaway this week, one you’re definitely going to want to enter to win: a Sportz-Vibe Massage Therapy Blanket from our awesome sponsor Horseware Ireland, valued at $599!...» Read More!
Every year I say I’m going to travel for work a bit less, but it never works out that way … we eventers are a restless type. This weekend is the first I’ve spent at...» Read More!
Kim Severson and Cooley Cross Border were the winners of the CCI1* at the Virginia Horse Trials two years ago and ninth in the CIC2* in 2014. This weekend they returned to the Virginia Horse...» Read More!
With school out for the summer and all of us eagerly planning for longer daylight hours at the barn, it’s a great time to take on a new project. If you’re not sure where to...» Read More!
The popular Woodside Preliminary Challenge welcomed a record entries 57 this year. With $15,000 up for grabs in both the Horse and Rider divisions and an exciting evening Gala with the top 10 running in...» Read More!
Frenchman Mathieu Lemoine and the 9-year-old KWPN gelding Bart L were victorious in the horse’s first CCI3* at Saumur this weekend in France. Owned by M. Pierre Defrance and M. Jerome Pechenard, the gelding was...» Read More!
Katie Resnick and Amanda Katsman are inseparable. They are students at Texas A&M, sorority sisters in Alpha Epsilon Phi, horse lovers and, of course, best friends. This summer, they will meet up in Berlin, Germany...» Read More!
You know the pit of dread that bubbles up in your stomach after you over do-it on a Saturday? That feeling that comes when you realize that even though it was a super fun day, half...» Read More!
The wind blew the early morning fog out of the valley, and Ian Stark’s new cross country course got a great introduction with the Preliminary Challenge teams out on course first today at the Horse...» Read More!
Do you remember your introduction to eventing? We all had to start somewhere, and with more and more horse trials offering Intro and Starter divisions, there are plenty of opportunities for newcomers to the sport...» Read More!
#EventerProblems… we all have them — but at least we’re not alone. Here are 10 MORE eventers who took to Twitter to air their eventing grievances: #eventerproblems pic.twitter.com/gvuRCaXXbs — Presley Batchelor (@presbatchelor) May 16, 2015...» Read More!
Ashley Kehoe has always had big ambitions of training and competing in Europe, and it’s a goal she’s been working toward for several years. Now, it seems the stars are aligning for her as she...» Read More!
The small but mighty Advanced division at the Spring Event at Woodside will tackle Ian Stark’s redesigned cross country course this afternoon, with the first horse leaving the startbox at 1:00 p.m. Pacific. James Alliston...» Read More!
Welcome back to Area VI, where the Woodside International Horse Park is bringing you the Preliminary Challenge, a special event for horses and riders who have not competed beyond the Intermediate level. Held once a...» Read More!
This weekend is an absolute mad house when it comes to eventing. So much to see and do! My favorite West Coast event to watch is in full force today - Woodside’s Preliminary Challenge. Cross country starts bright and...» Read More!
Since Trading Aces was sold to be an equitation horse earlier this year, he’s been a busy guy. New rider Alexandra Pielet showed him at WEF in several Maclay, USEF Talent Search, and jumper clases....» Read More!
#EventerProblems… we all have them — but at least we’re not alone. Here are 10 eventers who took to Twitter to air their eventing grievances: Peeing in stalls, trailers and porta-potties more than you do...» Read More!
The spring season’s next CCI4* is quickly approaching as entries closed this week for Luhmühlen in Germany. We’ll have two American riders representing this year: Libby Head with Sir Rockstar and Clark Montgomery with Loughan...» Read More!
We’ve had some great news from the Phoenix camp this week, as Jessica Phoenix has been released from the hospital and is now recovering at home. She was transported from the hospital where she initially...» Read More!
Dwayne and Jennifer Holder are a husband and wife farrier duo making their living shoeing horses near their home in Midland, North Carolina. With every trim and every shoeing, their goal is always the same:...» Read More!
With the Virginia Horse Trials well underway, I’m getting antsy to arrive and compete and hang out with everyone this weekend. For me, growing up an hour away from the Virginia Horse Center was always...» Read More!
And suddenly, it feels like summer – okay, not everywhere it seems – but in much of the country the days are getting awfully hot and humid. Riders, farm employees and horses may start to...» Read More!