Giving an ex-racehorse a second career and creating a partnership with them is reward enough, but The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (TIP) makes it even sweeter by rewarding high-performing OTTBs with prizes and swag...» Read More!
There’s absolutely a certain attention to detail that is required to run a barn, a quality that can sometimes border on obsessiveness. Whether it’s the pattern in the barn aisle or the organization of a...» Read More!
It was a soggy weekend at Fresno County Horse Park CCI & H.T. over the weekend, with no trademark California sunshine in sight. But the rain, wind and cold couldn’t stop Tamie Smith and Danito...» Read More!
You may know Amanda Chance from her witty blog the $900 Facebook Pony where she chronicles her adventures with horses “Henry” and “Presto.” She took Henry for a spin around the Preliminary track at Pine Hill’s schooling show this weekend, and she shares her helmet cam...» Read More!
If you were hoping to see three-time winner Michael Jung at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event this year, we can sadly confirm that he will not be competing. Michael shared the news on Instagram this morning. Michael...» Read More!
Sam Watson, founder and product director at EquiRatings and 2018 World Equestrian Games team silver medalist for Ireland, wrote a thought-provoking opinion piece last week about the future of eventing....» Read More!
Last week was a big one for Jonty Evans. He jumped for the first time aboard his partner Cooley Rorkes Drift for the first time since his cross country accident last summer. “Remember everyone this is...» Read More!
David Frechette, a.k.a. HorsePesterer, has uploaded 13,698 eventing videos (and counting) to YouTube since 2010 and garnered almost 2 million views. We often share David’s videos here on EN, referring to him as the Patron Saint of...» Read More!
It’s Presidents Day! Pop quiz: Whose idea was it to replace the White House stables with a four-car garage? From the archives of Horse Nation‘s “Horses in History” series, Lorraine Jackson explores a bit of...» Read More!
‘Tis the season to hit the refresh button on your flatwork foundation! You’ll see the extra effort pay off not just in improved dressage scores, but in improved performance in the jumping phases as the...» Read More!
Lots of winter eventing action afoot this weekend, from Rocking Horse in Ocala and Paradise Farm in Aiken to the first FEI event of the year at Fresno County Horse Park in California. That amounts...» Read More!
If you’re anything like me, you struggle to do one clean flying change at any given time, much less five on a diagonal in a dressage test. On that note, we’re sending three cheers to Liz Halliday-Sharp for tackling her first Prix St. Georges...» 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!
Rocking Horse Stable’s winter event series rolls on with its Winter II H.T. taking place this weekend. The upper-level divisions are done and dusted, with several Novice and Beginner Novice divisions still unfolding this afternoon....» Read More!
In this excerpt from “Training Horses the Ingrid Klimke Way,” Olympian Ingrid Klimke shares why she feels hill workouts are necessary fitness builders for the equine athlete....» Read More!
Free jumping a horse is a great way to see what kind of scope they might be bringing to the table. Some thrive in this structured environment, others don’t know quite what to do with...» Read More!
Eventers are a resourceful bunch. Cash-strapped and feeling thrifty, you’ll see many clever endeavors under the #EventerSolutions hashtag....» Read More!
For horses who stay in heavy work over the winter, a full or partial clip can be a lifesaver, ensuring that horses don’t overheat in those thick winter coats. When it’s all the same to...» Read More!
The answer to the question, “What can I gain from this?” can easily be answered by the Aging Eventer. “Pain.” Pretty much that is the state of most of my days, and most of the...» Read More!
In the market for a new four-legged partner? You may find your unicorn on our sister site, Sport Horse Nation. To help with the search, we’re going to feature a selection of current listings here on...» Read More!
Horse Nation contributor, equestrian and certified life coach Julie Saillant understands the dark downward spiral that can mentally hobble an equestrian after injury....» Read More!
This week I’ve gotten to check something off my eventing bucket list: I’ve now experienced Aiken! Granted, it’s only been for a couple days, but I think I’ve gotten a good taste of what it’s all...» Read More!
Ahh, Valentine’s Day – that most contentious of ‘holidays’. Once again, it’s come and gone, leaving pink and red devastation and more than a little bit of romantic ennui in its wake. (But hey, also...» Read More!