America has a lot of literary references galloping around its cross-country courses. Here is a not-even-close-to-exhaustive list of authors, book titles and characters that I found roaming the USEA Horse Registry. But no literary genre...» Read More!
“I write this blog to all of those who have loved and lost in this sport at every level. We have cheered for you and cried for you … together.” — Sinead Halpin Sinead Halpin...» Read More!
When Carrie Mulks and High Octane head out onto a cross-country course, the obstacles they encounter pale in comparison to the obstacles they’ve already conquered. Their story begins in January 2013, when one of Carrie’s...» Read More!
Watching cross-country in realtime, everything happens so fast that it’s hard to comprehend the countless turning cogs that ultimately produce a successful — or unsuccessful — jump. The more experienced and educated your eye, the...» Read More!
William Fox-Pitt is not just a winner in the saddle, he is a wonderful person and ambassador for our sport. Many thanks to Dennis Holmes for sending us this story of how William took a moment...» Read More!
A cross-country course is a pinball chute of highs and lows that can sending riders crashing from ecstasy to defeat at any given second. To locate where a rider — or a horse — is...» Read More!
She may be the #5 jockey on the North American leader board, but this 26-year-old racing phenom can do more than gallop horses around in a circle. Rosie was a featured guest at this year’s...» Read More!
Owners and supporters of Eventing are what make our little world go around, and without them we would be left without a leg to stand on. Often times I find myself wondering, what makes for...» Read More!
In order to succeed at any level in this sport, you must be hard-working, dedicated, and a tad bit crazy. They don’t call it “insanity in the middle” for nothing, do they? Sometimes, the most...» Read More!
Kelsey Briggs and her OTTB, The Gentleman Pirate, have become one of our more popular stories of late. After Kelsey wrote in and told us the tearjerker story of her beloved Pirate’s recovery from what...» Read More!
Collegiate eventing is growing leaps and bounds. We’ve featured quite a few colleges, including the University of South Carolina-Aiken, Alabama, Clemson, Georgia, Virginia, UC-Davis, and Otterbein University....» Read More!
Clark Montgomery and Canada’s Rebecca Howard are busy training on the European circuit, and the PRO Blog has had a chance to catch up with these two as they begin their season in earnest. Clark...» Read More!
Elisa Wallace and “super pony” As You Wish, owned by Katie Bartz, finished fourth in the Preliminary Horse division this weekend at Poplar Place March Horse Trials. [Results] That’s one really cute set of ears...» Read More!
The ﬁrst-ever $10,000 Ocala Horse Properties Eventing Jumping Challenge, presented by Southern Cross Equestrian, was held at Anne and Dave Quanbeck’s farm in Reddick, Florida on March 4th....» Read More!
Congratulations to Jeannette Cash, whose submission “When I Grow Up, I Want to Be a Good Rider” has been selected as Reader Submission of the Month for February. A good rider is smart and empathetic....» Read More!
Last year, the New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program introduced a seminar coinciding with Rolex Kentucky called “Thoroughbreds For All.”...» Read More!
After much work, the Great Meadow Foundation, located in The Plains, Va., is ready to announce their final plans for a world class competition this spring to help prepare the members of the 2014 World...» Read More!
Last week on EN’s Got Talent, we talked with Laine Ashker about her homebred gelding, Calling All Comets. Laine commented that the son of Comet Shine is an excellent mover, one that is blessed with...» Read More!
What do you do when your mother is a six-time Olympian, among many other lifetime achievements? You become a rockstar eventer yourself, naturally. Emily King is Mary King’s eighteen year old daughter who has stepped...» Read More!
Julie Wolfert enjoyed a breakout 2013 season with her 13-year-old OTTB gelding, Buenos Aires. The pair campaigned primarily at the Intermediate and two-star level in 2013 and took home third in excellent company in Buenos...» Read More!
Lauren Sumner and her family were casually horse shopping as Lauren’s eleventh birthday approached. Golden Memories, known around the barn as Ella, is a chocolate palomino Morgan/Mustang/Saddlebred mare who came to the Sumner family as...» Read More!
Nicole Le May is a young eventer from Area X who suffered a traumatic brain injury after a fall from a horse this week. She is currently in the ICU at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital,...» Read More!
Sarah Jeffrey is a converted hunter/jumper rider who caught the eventing bug after her first trip to Rolex in 2013. While at Rolex, Sarah was able to meet Daniel Clasing, who was competing in his...» Read More!