Claire walking with Peter Atkins last week Sixteen days after starting her journey, paralyzed ex-eventer Claire Lomas has finished the 26.2 mile journey of the London Marathon. Her story has been followed worldwide on Twitter,...» Read More!
Claire Lomas and Peter Atkins (all photos used with Peter’s kind permission) Peter Atkins has settled in quite nicely in England by now, and we caught up after he’d joined Claire Lomas on a portion...» Read More!
Claire Lomas with Mark Todd and Bettina Hoy It’s hard to describe Claire Lomas without using words everyone else has already – inspirational, courageous, bionic, amazing…Paralysed from the chest down, she is continuing to walk...» Read More!
I was hoping to be able to post this much earlier today as Peter and both his horses, HJ Hampton of Run Henny Run fame, and his younger, but Peter believes equally talented, stablemate Firedrake...» Read More!
One of the many things that I love about our great sport is how the eventing community bands together and supports each other in times of hardship. Last week we learned the heartbreaking news that...» Read More!
At EN, we are happy to promote events…without the tireless work of organizers, secretaries, and volunteers behind the scenes, this great sport would not exist. We are delighted to share the preparations and excitement for...» Read More!
There’s nothing like attending Rolex in person, but thanks to a great partnership between NBC, the USEF Network, and the event, viewers at home will experience the next best thing this year. Rolex continues to...» Read More!
When HN contributor Katy won the Galway Downs CIC**, I encouraged her to indulge in some well-deserved bragging. Being the humble type, she let her horse do the talking. Photos by Kate Erickson of Grey...» Read More!
After “many hours of hunting,” our friends at the Retired Racehorse Training Project have compiled an awesome list, complete with pedigrees and earnings, of the 24 OTTBs entered at Rolex. With names like Clifton Promise, Parklane...» Read More!
It’s no secret that I, like many of you, am a pretty big William Fox-Pitt fan. But were you aware that his full name is actually William Speed Lane Fox-Pitt? Like, not only is he...» Read More!
Sabrina Levere and Yuri Zhivago compete at Woodside in 2010. This morning we heard from Langley, British Columbia-based eventer Sabrina Levere, who inevitably ran into some tire trouble along the route of her the multi-day...» Read More!
This week, winners of different categories are being announced each morning via YouTube on the ESMA website. The Equestrian Social Media Awards were created to recognize the best horse-related websites from around the globe that...» Read More!
EN introduced our newest writer, Abby Gibbon, on Tuesday. I caught up with Organizer Molly Hutchins yesterday afternoon, who credited the support of the eventing community in helping to re-vamp the venue. “We got...» Read More!
As if he wasn’t already awesome enough, Phillip Dutton has announced a partnership with the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Phillip has agreed to make a donation to the Philadelphia chapter of MDA for every event he...» Read More!
Once upon a time, John had a crazy idea dream. His dream was that he could share all the things that make EN great–its sense of community, its behind-the-scenes reporting, its sheer ridiculousness–with an...» Read More!
(Photo: Herald Sun) EN is always looking for new and improved ways to serve the horse community–and we’ve got an idea we think you will love. We can’t share the details, yet, but it involves...» Read More!
Photo via Twitter @AndreGStock 2009 Preakness winner and Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra delivered a healthy bay colt on Sunday afternoon, 1/22/12. His sire is 2008 HOTY Curlin. This little guy has a...» Read More!
Well, it appears EN has been honored with nominations in the 2012 Page Play Equestrian Social Media Awards. Until a couple days ago, I didn’t even know there was such a thing as the “ESMAs.” Apparently,...» Read More!
…Neville Bardos. Congratulations to Neville, Boyd and their team–none are more deserving of this prestigious honor. Neville is one of those rare athletes that has not only excelled at his sport, but also managed to capture the imagination...» Read More!
There’s a reason Lexington, Kentucky is known as the Horse Capital of the World. Where else would you go for a walk in the park one afternoon, and find a man grazing his mini horse?...» Read More!
In case you hadn’t heard, one of GB’s top eventers, and ERA chairman Francis Whittington is returning to the US next week to give a clinic before his Badminton preparations, and the sixteen-odd competition horses on...» Read More!
Photo courtesy of the awesome Katie Thornton Congratulations to Michael and Nathalie Pollard on the birth of their fourth child this morning. Axel Emerson Pollard was born 8lbs, 6oz and 21 inches tall at 8:16am...» Read More!
Thanks to EN reader Lucy for sending us this touching email from the frozen tundra that is Northwest Montana. We can always use a reminder of how much we should be thankful to be part...» Read More!