Springtime resolutions to improve riding were helped along in the St. Louis area by Sarah Monfort’s Fat Possum Farm bringing the legendary Bernie Traurig to the Midwest for a two day clinic April 2 and...» Read More!
Schooling a green horse on cross country could be described as anywhere from thrilling to nerve-wracking to downright frightening, and leave you with feelings of pride, exhilaration or desperately in need of a stiff drink....» Read More!
The USEA’s Young Event Horse Program is a key part to producing future superstars in the sport of eventing. With Young Event Horse symposiums and competitions all over the country, there is ample opportunity to...» Read More!
Hill work is an important component of conditioning the event horse as it builds strength in their hind end, teaches them balance and helps with cardio fitness. You may be familiar with the famous Nelson’s...» Read More!
Lesley Leslie Grant-Law at Eventing 18. Posted by David Frechette on Thursday, January 21, 2016 Leslie Law has been hard at work instructing the E25 and E18 riders in Ocala for the last couple of weeks,...» Read More!
Ah, yes. The 20-meter circle, something that seems like it should be so simple, but still winds up looking like amoeba with flailing pseudopodia. Is it because we all failed geometry in high school, or...» Read More!
Posted by Horsephysio on Monday, December 7, 2015 We are loving all of these videos from Horse Physio, which you should really check out when you get the chance. The horses and riders demonstrating these intricate...» Read More!
We’re all about education here at EN, and we found a great playlist from Absorbine which focuses on movement issues. Equine bodywork specialist Jim Masterson focuses on a different area of the body for each...» Read More!
Laine Ashker continues to post new ideas for grid exercises to cure that winter boredom. These are great exercises for riders at any level — you could even make these grids into pole gymnastics for...» Read More!
Ingrid Klimke visited our side of the world this weekend, teaching a clinic at Caledon Equestrian Park in Caledon, Ontario. The Ingrid Klimke Experience was hosted by DMF Productions, and both eventers and dressage riders...» Read More!
We recently found a few new pole exercises that may be helpful to add to your winter (or any season!) training routine. Here’s another one to add to the mix from Horsephysio....» Read More!
We are all familiar with Brody Robertson’s successful show jump design business, but did you know he’s also a well accomplished rider and effective clinician to boot? Area IV riders got to experience a Brody...» Read More!
For me, Thanksgiving not only means bountiful amounts of delicious food, it also marks the end of most of my horses’ holidays. After a 3-Day Event (or the end of the season), they get a...» Read More!
You may remember a video we shared earlier this year of Kelley Shetter-Ruiz and Tristan the “wonder horse” performing some really intricate ground pole exercises. Now, Kelly and her student, Breanna Kaho, have collaborated to...» Read More!
Hawley Bennett-Awad recently stopped over in Kansas City for a three-day clinic including dressage lessons and jumping lessons out in a jump field at West End Farm. As usual, she brought a whole arsenal of...» Read More!
This post originally appeared on our sister site, Horse Nation. Attending a clinic is a great way to introduce your horse to new environments, connect with fellow equestrians and expand both your practical riding skills...» Read More!
With the official start to the off-season, it’s time to start thinking outside the box when it comes to your winter training routine. For those of us not fortunate to winter somewhere warmer, this involves...» Read More!
Doug Payne’s book, The Riding Horse Repair Manual, has been well-received for its advice on training and developing horses. Doug just posted this video chronicling his work with Lysander, a horse we talent spotted awhile...» Read More!
The Oxford English Dictionary, the definitive historical dictionary of the English language, dates the first use of the noun scribe to 1377, and its first use for someone who “writes at another’s dictation” to 1513....» Read More!
Do you currently have a horse who gets spooky and tense in warm-up or other situations? Who better to give some timely advice than William Fox-Pitt himself? In this ‘Tips From the Top’ video from...» Read More!
When poles were flying in the Rolex Arena this April, Laine Ashker and her four-star OTTB superstar Anthony Patch were the first pair to deliver a double-clear show jumping round. In fact, fallen rails are...» Read More!
Charlotte Morris, creator of Phoenix Bodyworks, has always seen the world through the eyes of an athlete. A former triathlete, Charlotte found success before a herniated disc changed the course of her life. Now, she’s...» Read More!
Aside from nutrition and shoeing, fitness is the most important part of a performance horses program. I rate it above training. For a horse to answer the questions you ask him on the flat and...» Read More!