With the winter season quickly approaching, a new indoor eventing series is kicking off tonight in San Juan Capistrano, California. Designed for all levels from 12″-2′ all the way up to Advanced, the event promises...» Read More!
The Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover has just concluded, and the final votes were tallied to officially declare Herringswell Stable’s Icabad Crane the 2014 winner. Piloted by Phillip Dutton, Icabad Crane’s story has been a...» Read More!
This weekend, eventers and others from around the equine industry will be at Pimlico Racecourse to promote the wonderful OTTB. The Retired Racehorse Project has done a great job of putting together this event, which...» Read More!
To call a four-star cross-country course designer’s job “tough” is like calling the footing on last weekend’s WEG course “damp.” These people have one of the hardest jobs in the sporting world, imagining and then...» Read More!
In search of a new horse several years ago, Amanda Sylvia ventured to the Chincoteague Pony Swim, returning home with a precocious 4-month-old colt she named Southern Storm. “Amanda goes to the pony penning every year,”...» Read More!
The travel is officially over! Yesterday was a long, long day for horses, riders and most importantly, grooms, as they shipped all of Team USA over to their stay over farm in Chantilly, France. Team...» Read More!
Trainer A told me to do THIS but Trainer B told me to THAT — what gives? Lesley Stevenson of My Virtual Eventing Coach offers some advice on how to handle this confusing but common...» Read More!
Amanda Ronan tells the story of two women, one American and one British, who helped destroy the cliche that eventing was too tough a sport for the fairer sex. From Amanda: Equestrian is often applauded...» Read More!
Well. That was cold. I figured the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge might be fun with a little barn twist. The challenge, for those of us who don’t use Facebook or the Internet, is a movement sweeping through...» Read More!
When Denny Emerson gives a shout out to Buck Davidson via Facebook and an EN reader emails us also singing his praises all on the same morning, we post it here for you to see. With the...» Read More!
By now you know the story of small-town girl Meghan O’Donoghue and her scrappy Thoroughbred Pirate. If not, the quick recap is that they both hail from the middle of nowhere in the midwest and worked their way through...» Read More!
From Daniel: When Houston stepped on the van to leave for his new home in Minnesota, it marked the end of a long journey. It was one that began while I was still in high...» Read More!
Holly Davis, of Fox News DC, headed out to The Plains, Va., to meet the eventers on the USA’s WEG squad yesterday morning, providing two great video clips featuring WEG members Phillip Dutton, Boyd Martin, Sinead Halpin,...» Read More!
It’s been a wild ride for this year’s Blogger Contest! We had four truly amazing finalists, and we definitely had a difficult time choosing a winner, especially after seeing how incredibly close the votes were in the...» Read More!
From Kristen: We all know and love jockey Rosie Napravnik for breaking gender barriers in thoroughbred racing and championing OTTBs. Here’s yet another reason to love her. Being the first female jockey ever to have...» Read More!
Today, we celebrate the birthday and subsequent life achievements of EN’s fearless leader, Jenni Autry. It is a time-honored Nation Media tradition to celebrate coworkers’ birthdays by (1) giving them the day off, then (2)...» Read More!
As reported earlier this week, Taylor McFall is hard at work raising funds to purchase her leased pony, Prince. Supporters around the equestrian community have been happy to help! Taylor says she has a good start,...» Read More!
When Steph Rhodes-Bosch retired her 2010 WEG team silver medal partner Port Authority from upper-level eventing last year, she knew he wouldn’t be hanging up his horse shoes for good....» Read More!
From Brian: Well, to all the EN fans around the country (and the world) … “ORANGE” YOU SAD YOU COULDN’T BE PART OF THIS FUN? We got up early to go to Sharon White’s fundraising...» Read More!
This just may win for the best idea of all time. Recently, we posted a guest blog by California eventer Jen McFall, whose daughter Taylor has begun eventing and is leasing a pony named Kilbarry Prince....» Read More!
There’s no better advertising for your eventer sourcing/breeding operation than attaching your name to as many winning horses as possible. Here are the stories behind five of the most dominant prefixes in the USEA Horse...» Read More!
The last horse you want to be at an auction with kill buyers in attendance is a draft horse, for obvious reasons. Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue understands this and strategically stakes out area auctions,...» Read More!
It has been said countless times that the most brilliant horses are among the most eccentric. I suppose the same could be said for people as well: pure genius is often accompanied by oddities and...» Read More!