The very first three-star of the year is commencing today at Galway Downs, and I think I can even feel the excitement all the way over here in Virginia! I’ve been watching videos of the...» Read More!
Geldings. Mares. Geldings. Mares. The age old debate — which makes for the better equine partner? Every rider most likely has their own opinion on this hot topic. And some have (very) strong opinions on...» Read More!
Jennie Brannigan made a splash in the racing world this past weekend, piloting Tim and Nina Gardner’s Where’s The Beef to a fourth place finish in an allowance turf race at the Aiken Spring Steeplechase....» Read More!
Big talent can come in small packages. Take Maggie Gilbert’s pony, Toby Wan Kanobi: a 1999 bay pinto standing 14.1 hands high, Toby possesses springs in his legs that carried him and Maggie all the way to the 2014...» Read More!
Entries for Rolex closed on Tuesday, so we’re seeing the last few entries trickling in right now. This morning, Boyd Martin finally made his appearance on the list with three horses who will be contesting...» Read More!
While I’m not the most ‘blingy’ person per say, I’ve developed an affinity for things that offer an extra bit of sparkle or shine in recent years. And I’ve actually got a theory about that: when you’re 5...» Read More!
Cody Sturgess has always seen something special in his OTTB mare, Imperial Melody. Purchased off the track as a two-year-old who had just raced one time, Imperial Melody (My Imperial Slew – Golden Melody, by Geiger...» Read More!
Yesterday, the local fox hunt came through my farm, and in a rather crazy way, went careening through the main barn and paddock facilities, hounds and all swarming through the fields. I was trapped in...» Read More!
Entries for the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event close today, and we’ve already exceeded last year’s record high of 82 entries. As of today, 84 horses and riders are entered to contest the event, and we’ll...» Read More!
We got lucky with the coverage from Carolina International this past weekend, as RNS Video was also on site to bring us video of the action. Check out the above footage from the CIC3* Cloud...» Read More!
Is there a critical shortage of Thoroughbred blood in eventing? Tom Reed, of the Warmblood Studbook of Ireland and Morningside Stud in Co Clare, Ireland, tackled that topic in the most recent issue of Horse International....» Read More!
It’s always a tough choice, choosing the right pad that works for both you and your horse. Fortunately, there are a multitude of options on the market today for just about every shape, size, and...» Read More!
There is not much left to be said about the Cloud 11-Gavilan North Carolina International Horse Trials. I had not been before so can’t compare it to the inaugural year, but it is clear the...» Read More!
Galway Downs is lucky enough to host both the final three-star in the fall on the West Coast, as well as the first three-star in the spring. The event this weekend will be full of...» Read More!
I’m pretty much bouncing up and down every day as more and more riders are appearing on the Rolex list. It’s so much fun to check throughout the name, as they add names periodically, instead...» Read More!
Hot off the presses! The USEF has just announced the the recipients of the USEF Land Rover Competition Grants for the Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event in Allentown, New Jersey, on May 6-10 and the Equi-Trek Bramham...» Read More!
Elisa Wallace brought out her upper level campaigners as well as two of her mustangs to Poplar Place over the weekend. Competing her newest mustang, Hwin, at the Novice level, she picked up a fifth...» Read More!
While all eyes in U.S. eventing were focused on the CIC3* events at Carolina International and Poplar Place this past weekend, Jennie Brannigan quietly made her debut as a jockey in an allowance turf race...» Read More!
Rolex is just around the corner, and the tickets we’ve all ordered are making their appearances in our mailboxes as we speak. Chinch has already started packing, and we can’t say we blame him! In...» Read More!
The USEF announced today that it is accepting bids to host a leg of the 2016 FEI Nations Cup Eventing Series here on U.S. soil, which would be a huge step forward for eventing in North America....» Read More!
Andrew McConnon made a good friend when he met Rachel Jurgens, who produced the 19-year-old OTTB gelding, Ziggy, to the CCI4* level as an amateur. After Rachel and Ziggy finished in the top 30 in...» Read More!
Hold onto your hats, EN — the Germans are coming to Rolex! We reported last month that both Andreas Dibowski and Michael Jung were planning to head for Rolex, and we finally have confirmation. Michael Jung will...» Read More!
Jumping obstacles, slogging through mud, and pushing one’s strength, speed and endurance to the limits are all part of eventing. It comes as no surprise that eventers Daniel Sarango and Michael Pollard also seek thrills...» Read More!