‘Tis the season to have absolutely no idea what to get any of your friends or family, for the umpteenth year in a row. Every once in a while you find the perfect present, but especially for horsey friends, the pressure is on. Obviously you’ll be purchasing something horse-related, but does it have to be pink and have a fat pony on it? We here at Eventing Nation say NAY! That’s why this holiday season each one of our impressive staff writers is picking one unique, amazing, thoughtful and clever horsey gift to help you along during this time of stress. Happy holidays!...» Read More!
A few months ago, I wrote an article discussing whether or not I should syndicate Bug. After a lot of thought and conversations with Dr. Mark Hart of the Event Owners Task Force, I have decided...» Read More!
Arnold Schwarzenegger may be sort of a running joke, what with his exaggerated musculature and his perpetual accent, but gosh darn it, the man can make an inspirational speech! In this video, he highlights his...» Read More!
During the past several years, I’ve certainly had my share of hoof issues: sore feet, abscesses — you name it. And, of course, when these types of hoof situations arise, it can only mean a...» Read More!
The British paper The Daily Mail has a wonderful, inspirational story about Ellie Bishop, a 13-year-old with dreams to ride dressage in the Paralympics. Ellie was diagnosed with life-threatening meningitis at age five, and doctors...» Read More!
Last night marked the first hard freeze in Northern California, and with the drop in the temperature, it has finally started to feel like December. December is one of my favorite parts of the year...» Read More!
Friend of EN Paulick Report has a great weekly series called OTTB Showcase Presented by Cosequin. The most recent post featured a great Q&A session with Phillip Dutton on training off-track Thoroughbreds for second careers...» Read More!
Laura Millerick sent in a great post about why you should consider foxhunting your eventer this hunt season. Her arguments make a lot of sense: It sure beats endless trot sets and 20-meter circles in...» Read More!
EN guest blogger Katie Murphy and her husband, Roger, are building their dream farm in New Hampshire, and we’ve invited her to blog about the adventure. This first post detailed their year-long quest to buy...» Read More!
EN’s product reviewer Colleen Peachey is back with the first in a series on the game-changing products from our awesome EN sponsor Hamilton BioVet. The company’s line of STAYONS Instant Poultices is revolutionizing the way...» Read More!
Eventing Chef d’Equipe David O’Connor spoke at length over two days about how he envisions the development of the United States Young Horse Program at the USEF Young Horse Symposium held recently in Lexington, Ky....» Read More!
Rachel Wilks recently attended a clinic with Australian event rider Bill Levett. It sounds like it was a wonderful learning opportunity! Many thanks to Rachel for sharing with us, and thank you for reading....» Read More!
Thoroughbred racehorses that go on to second careers are unique in that they have two retirements in their lifetimes: the first from the track and the second from the show ring. Thoroughbred Legends, a new EN series presented by Cosequin, seeks to honor off-track Thoroughbreds that went on to accomplish great things as upper-level eventers and now enjoy a second retirement in their golden years....» Read More!
‘Tis the season to have absolutely no idea what to get any of your friends or family, for the umpteenth year in a row. Every once in a while you find the perfect present, but...» Read More!
[gearlive] Does the mall sound as appealing as cracking ice on waterbuckets bare handed? Grab a plate (or three) of leftovers and click through some specials from our friends instead. Deck the barn with … Himalayan...» Read More!
After a hard fought battle in the Make Your Own Stirrups Contest presented by our awesome sponsor World Equestrian Brands, I am very happy to announce that Kathy Cahoon is our winner! Kathy assembled her...» Read More!
Lesley Stevenson of MyVirtualEventingCoach.com has a few interesting observations on what makes Australian/New Zealand eventers different from us in the United States. A combination of culture and upbringing can shape a rider’s development in one...» Read More!
Joan Davis of Flatlands Foto passed on a tip to us about a fabulous gift idea: beautiful sculptures and mugs created by Lindsey Epstein. We asked Lindsey to introduce herself and her unique designs, which...» Read More!
Friend of EN Fran Jurga shared a fascinating Smithsonian.com story on her Scoop.it page today. Aptly titled “The Supreme Beauty of Horses in the Womb,” the story features images by photographer Tim Flach of a...» Read More!
This week’s episode of Evention features some valuable cold-weather tips, such as vehicle maintenance reminders for winter and how to quickly and easily lift dirt from fuzzy coats. But my favorite part of the episode...» Read More!
Horse fashion gets pretty crazy these days, and almost every product is offered in a variety of colors, shapes, sizes and with the option of glitter. However, these two products managed to go above and...» Read More!
The Horse published a great summary of a recent study for the Tromsø University Museum at the University of Tromsø in Norway, which evaluated the relationships between riders and their horses. The study concluded that horses...» Read More!
EN guest blogger Katie Murphy and her husband, Roger, are building their dream farm in New Hampshire, and we’ve invited her to blog about the adventure. This first installment details Kate and Roger’s year-long quest...» Read More!