For many upper level upper level riders, the weekend before Rolex is filled with last minute preparations, for horse and rider alike. But at Tuscany Hollow Stables, located just north of Louisville, Kentucky, the weekend...» Read More!
It was slightly surprising to find Sinead Halpin teaching a full two days of lower level eventers this weekend at Antebellum Farm in Georgetown, Kentucky, as in just a couple of weeks time I’m hoping...» Read More!
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!
Posted by Lainey Ashker on Friday, February 26, 2016 If you’re looking for some more gymnastic work to up your training ante this winter (which is almost over!), Laine Ashker has been a good resource for...» Read More!
It was one of those cross country clinics that makes you think, “Why haven’t we had him out before? After all he is the master cross country rider of all time.” While I was out...» Read More!
Richard Lamb recently visited Silverthorn Farm in Athens, Georgia to teach a weekend clinic for riders in the area. Riders had the choice of either cross country or show jumping focus for the clinic and...» Read More!
It’s a constant battle to find new ideas for your training regimen, and the off-season exacerbates the difficulty of breaking monotony. Thankfully, many riders are also tinkering with their training and sharing their tips along...» Read More!
A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to ride in a clinic with Daniel Stewart. For those readers who do not know Daniel Stewart, he is the author of the equestrian sport psychology “Tip...» Read More!
What happens when a group of everyday eventers win a clinic with Phillip Dutton? Fortunately for us, Practical Horseman and Cosequin provided such an opportunity for “Team Misfits,” a group of eventers from Georgia, earlier...» Read More!
#Whereswhittington? British four-star event rider Francis Whittington recently traveled to Kelsey Briggs’ farm in Fort Mill, South Carolina, to teach three days of private dressage lessons...» Read More!
The next time you’re out walking your course and you get to a jump that looks kinda big and scary, here’s what I want you to remind yourself: AT LEAST IT’S NOT A CAR. And,...» Read More!
Welcome to the EN Book Club! We’re always looking for new riding and training resources to add to our libraries. Today we’re taking a look at The Riding Horse Repair Manual by Doug Payne, which...» Read More!
Anne Ward is a former eventer trying to get back into it after 11 years of not competing. She has been hosting Sara Mittleider in Montana for Eventing clinics, and kindly sent us a report from Sara’s...» Read More!
Meet the “galloping vet” Dr. Kevin Keane, as interviewed by PRO. Dr. Keane talks about how he came to be involved in the sport through Phillip Dutton, and his first one-star event back in the...» Read More!
I recently had the opportunity to chat with Gina Miles, 2008 individual Olympic silver medalist, about her philosophy on bitting. As you’d imagine, Gina has become very knowledgeable about the function and proper usage of bits during her career,...» Read More!
Samantha Clark was in attendance again at the USEF High Performance Training Sessions at Aston Le Walls in the UK, and provided a fantastic write-up for the PRO Blog. British-based US riders Clark Montgomery, Liz...» Read More!
Ah, the spooky horse. Especially during the winter months, sometimes you just can’t help but be frustrated by spooks, leaps and snorting antics from your equine partner. Whether you’re riding a young horse, a chronic...» Read More!
Earlier this week at the Young Event Horse Seminar there was a lot of discussion about what makes a good gallop in a horse. Robin Walker mentioned one of his favorite examples for an exceptional...» Read More!
The second day of the Hawley Bennett clinic had a wide variety of challenges. The skinnies from the previous day also featured heavily in the day’s coursework, as well as an exercise reminiscent of last...» Read More!
Hawley Bennett dropped in at Dragonfire this past weekend for another one of her fabulous clinics. Everyone was excited to show off how much they’ve improved since she last stopped by. Saturday’s coursework was primarily focused...» Read More!
While Monday primarily focused on Future Event Horse judging and conformation at the USEA Young Event Horse Seminar [Day 1 recap], Tuesday’s session was all about the Young Event Horses and under saddle performance. The...» Read More!
I had great fortune to attend the USEA’s Future Event Horse (FEH) and Young Event Horse educational seminar in Ocala, FL. The first day’s session concentrated on conformation and movement, with judging and evaluation of...» Read More!
Have you ever ridden a horse who prefers to decide that he’d rather not jump the fences you present him to? Me too. Thankfully, Dom and Jimmie Schramm have focused their latest EventionTV episode on...» Read More!