I sincerely hope anyone who made the early migration down to Florida packed their rain boots — or better yet possesses carpentry skills to build an ark. Ocala has been inundated with torrential rain over the past few days....» Read More!
Ocala, are y’all ok? Here in Georgia we’ve had buckets of rain, and I’ve heard that it’s even more saturated in Florida. On the bright side? Free water jump! Turn those trot sets into resistance...» Read More!
Warmest of congratulations to Kelly and Seth Beaver who welcomed their first child into the word this past Tuesday, December 11th. We featured Kelly here on EN about a year ago as the “Ambitious Amateur”...» Read More!
You probably saw all over equine social media yesterday (and right here in Thursday’s News & Notes!) that yesterday was National Day of the Horse. Ever since National Chocolate Pudding Day 2017 when we started more...» Read More!
This weekend, it snowed in Virginia. Like, a lot. Way more than anybody expected. And moreover, it’s Thursday and it hasn’t melted, which is just crazy because usually it is gone within a day or...» Read More!
The save of the week officially belongs to 10-year-old Isabella. All was going well for Isabella this weekend as she enjoyed a clinic with Kate Chadderton, until her pony decided to show off a few...» Read More!
Welcome to the Monday after the USEA Convention, a day on which everyone who attended feels like we have been collectively hit by a bus. Convention weekend is absolutely one of my favorite times of the...» Read More!
Not being at the USEA Annual Meeting and Convention this year has been giving me a huge amount of FOMO. Yes, there are a lot of meetings, but it’s always so fun to have a...» Read More!
In addition to recognizing many of the high achieving horses and riders in our country, the USEA Convention also shines the spotlight on the non-competing members who put so much love and effort into this crazy incredible...» Read More!
You’re 100% welcome for this little gem of a throwback to me as a kid, posing in my backyard with one of my horses. This horse belonged to a family friend and came to retire...» Read More!
It finally snowed for the first time in my neck of the woods yesterday, and it accumulated for a few hours before melting and turning weirdly sunny, which just about sums up Virginia weather, to...» Read More!
You just never know which spark is going to start a fire. In January of this year, reader Tiffany Morey won a Boyd Martin Eventing 4-Pack of boots for our Majyk Equipe New Year’s resolution contest. Her...» Read More!
Last week we said goodbye to one in our herd. She was a rescued pony with one eye and visibly crooked legs, but a big heart. She acted like a “shadow” of my retired event...» Read More!
Horses are getting into the holiday season! Somerset race trainer Jeremy Scott decked a chase fence out holiday style to promote the upcoming Boxing Day meeting at the Wincanton Racecourse. Rudolf has a new look this year,...» Read More!
It was a soggy day at the final event of the year at Sporting Days. Libby Head was one rider who took advantage of this late season competition with her rising star SRF Western Territory....» Read More!
Changes. They are a-coming. Among them, of course, are the new FEI categorizations for levels and we’re going to have to start getting used to them ASAP. Great Meadow International actually just announced that, in addition to...» Read More!
Well, it’s the last day of November, and I stepped up my game this year and got a tree yesterday, then got home and decorated it, while watching Elf. So, my holiday spirit is very...» Read More!
How can we unlock the full potential of our event horses? Sports Medicine Associates of Chester County (SMACC) and Goodall Equine hosted an education evening to tackle that topic on Tuesday at the Mendenhall Inn in Chadds...» Read More!
Here in the States we have giant carved fish and ducks we like to make our horses jump over at our big-time event. Down in Australia at Wallaby Hill they have, well, a wallaby. And his...» Read More!
While it’s no longer the final event of the year, Pine Top’s Thanksgiving HT is always the happiest season wrap up for me. This is one of my favorite events of the year. We always...» Read More!
The Horse Park of NJ recently hosted a Turkey Trot (for horse and rider), and ran a photo contest as part of the event. Michaela Schock won the “Individual Category” with this photo. The judges...» Read More!
Being home for Thanksgiving meant I got to spend some time with my old retired guy (fourth from the left) who lives a happy, fat life at my parent’s farm. He got to hangout with...» Read More!
While entry fees may not be on sale, pretty much everything else from every equestrian business ever is this weekend. This whole weekend after Thanksgiving has become quite an event in terms of shopping and I’ve...» Read More!