As July nears, it’s almost time for my favorite event of the season: Rebecca Farm. If you’ve never been to Rebecca Farm in beautiful Kalispell, Montana, trust me, it is worth the trip. And if...» Read More!
Last week, the University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio, held its third annual eventing camp with more than 70 campers across English and Western disciplines. Campers came from all over the U.S., including California, New...» Read More!
If you’re ever feeling the horsey blues while vacationing in The Big Apple, the elixir is to make a stop at Manhattan Saddlery on the lower east side and check out one of the most historic...» Read More!
As we officially get into summer, I’ve become increasingly thankful for very early mornings. Here in the desert in California, it’s easy to be deceived in the morning hours when the air is still cool....» Read More!
Good God there is nothing better than a TBT from a professional upper level rider to let you know that we all came from the same barrel of horse crazy kids. This one comes from...» Read More!
Cows are one of those things that horses either don’t care at all about, or they are a little bit freaked out about their entire lives. I live in an area where it’s impossible to...» Read More!
Now that the U.S. Olympic Eventing Team has been named, it’s time to get pumped up for the mandatory team outing at Great Meadow International next month, where we’ll send Phillip Dutton, Lauren Kieffer, Boyd Martin...» Read More!
Today is a very big day. We’ll all be waiting with bated breath for the announcement that names the U.S. team for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. The Chinchillas are on high alert and...» Read More!
One of my favorite things about the eventing community is that whether it’s the very top of the sport or the adult amateurs braving their first beginner novice, there’s a particular flavor of camaraderie that...» Read More!
Hard to believe it but we’re already halfway through June. That means The Event at Rebecca Farm is creeping closer and closer, day by day. With time ticking down, we’re left with just a couple...» Read More!
Nyls gets a little mini summer vacation every year after the spring season quits, and then in June he starts coming back. By that I mean he spends about three weeks ballooning up like somebody...» Read More!
Exciting birth announcement! No, its not another professional rider, it’s the official UGA Eventing Team mascot, Fetty, who became a mother! A surprise mother, to be exact. Fetty turns out to be a girl, and...» Read More!
Peter Barry’s longtime partner, Kilrodan Abbott, was officially retired in a ceremony on home turf at Bromont this past weekend. The 17-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding carried Peter around the world, representing Canada at WEG...» Read More!
Congratulations to Belmont Winner Creator and all his connections on a shocking and gritty win! It’s now a virally established fact that I was rooting for Lani, and I was screaming at the top of...» Read More!
I love tack swaps. Shopping for that special find is always fun and they are a sporadic resource for my beloved rust breeches. I’m up to six pairs at last count, thank you very much....» Read More!
With the sudden cancellation of Kelly’s Ford recognized horse trials for both July and November, the USEA was delighted to have Full Moon Farm immediately offer to fill that spot on the calendar for July....» Read More!
This week I’m spending my time all taped up in KT tape, because like every other horse person in the world, my back is completely ruined already. If you fall off enough times (read: ride...» Read More!
It’s Bromont week! All eventing eyes will turn to our friends in the North this weekend as we’re set for some real Canadian action. Bromont is always a big test for both horse and rider,...» Read More!
After Buckharo ran a couple of seasons of Advanced with Kate Chadderton, Kate and Bucky’s owner Beth Sokohl decided it was time for him to give his experience to an up-and-coming young rider. Ryley Holdridge...» Read More!
Jackie Smith sent us this hilarious equestrian fashion moment over the weekend: “We were more than half way to the airport when Lucinda Green realized that she had left her new communication system and headsets...» Read More!
Hot. Brain melting. Words too hard. 105+ degrees. Send ice. Shade. Functional air-conditioning. Anything. In all seriousness, my air-conditioner died on the first truly scorching day of summer and it has been miserable. Fortunately, someone...» Read More!
Hot weather really makes drinking a cup of hot coffee first thing not as appealing, so I finally caved and made my first batch of cold brew tonight, ready for the humid heat of tomorrow....» Read More!
The first days of June, and my tan lines are already out of control. If you see me out riding a horse, you think I’m a normal person with a great summer tan. My arms,...» Read More!