Honestly, I’m still having a hard time wrapping my head around the new FEI level labels. Every time I see an event or a result posted, I read the number of stars, and immediately have...» Read More!
Last week was a big one for Jonty Evans. He jumped for the first time aboard his partner Cooley Rorkes Drift for the first time since his cross country accident last summer. “Remember everyone this is...» Read More!
If you’re anything like me, you struggle to do one clean flying change at any given time, much less five on a diagonal in a dressage test. On that note, we’re sending three cheers to Liz Halliday-Sharp for tackling her first Prix St. Georges...» Read More!
Eventers are a resourceful bunch. Cash-strapped and feeling thrifty, you’ll see many clever endeavors under the #EventerSolutions hashtag....» Read More!
This week I’ve gotten to check something off my eventing bucket list: I’ve now experienced Aiken! Granted, it’s only been for a couple days, but I think I’ve gotten a good taste of what it’s all...» Read More!
I celebrated Valentine’s Day yesterday by riding, teaching, feeding carrots to my ponies, dragging my ring and setting new jumps, hanging out with dogs, cleaning the barn, eating pasta, and taking photos. Honestly, sounds like...» Read More!
Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope everyone gets at least one flower and several chocolates today, no matter what your relationship status. Also, fellas, pro tip here, save your money on the fancy dinner, and treat...» Read More!
Do you know your love language? What about your partner’s love language? Knowing the way you and your closest people receive love can transform your relationships. Use the template above for the horse people in...» Read More!
We’re so glad to see dogs like Sally Cousin’s Tiny Thomas finally getting the recognition they deserve. All those hours they spend following you around at horse shows and sitting in the arena with you...» Read More!
Sorry to sound like your mother, but I hope y’all are taking cold and flu season very seriously and are washing your hands and covering your nasty coughs and sneezes. I don’t know exactly what...» Read More!
I think that my thoroughbred, Turkey, has a split personality disorder. I’ve never had a horse that can be the sweetest, cuddliest, quietest little angel one day and then the next day just be the...» Read More!
It’s beginning to look a lot like … foaling season! That means so many cute photos you could die, and if you’re lucky, a friend or two with some little squirts that you can squeeze...» Read More!
Competitors may see some new stuff around Pine Top Farm this season. Here’s one of the new Advanced corners made by Rob Mobley. Good luck to all of this weekend’s competitors! National Holiday: World Nutella Day...» Read More!
The New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams on a score of 13-3 last night to claim their sixth Super Bowl Championship title. Regardless of your feelings about football, you have to admit that the Patriots jump at...» Read More!
Well, the horses and the Groundhog agree this year! Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow yesterday morning, predicting an early spring. Here’s hoping he’s right and the ponies shed out quickly! National Holiday: National Women Physicians...» Read More!
Just in case you need a little more winter goals motivation, here we have Ingrid Klimke looking downright magical on a dapple grey in the snow. Bridleless....» Read More!
February! Welcome to February! The month of Valentine’s Day, the transitional month between winter and spring (can you see my fingers crossed here?), the shortest month of the year, and some other things like my...» Read More!
I would REALLY like to be able to ride my horses with some kind of regularity, but between the freezing rain and the just plain freezing frozen ground, not much action has been going on around...» Read More!
Some say “strong willed” where others might say “brave,” but either way, Sam Gillespie’s horse decided he was finished following this grid as prescribed. At least he had the scope to pull it off! National...» Read More!
Heads up to everyone in Ocala this winter! Tik Maynard and Cathy Wieschhoff are teaming up to host a clinic series on natural horsemanship solutions to eventer training problems, with sessions scheduled for every Tuesday...» Read More!
Stephanie Rhodes Bosch Jenkins is expertly managing parenthood with her teaching and training business, and sometimes that means your kid has to take a nap in the tack room. I don’t have children, but I’d...» Read More!
This picture was taken at 5:17 PM yesterday. You know what that means? It wasn’t pitch black by the time I got to the barn after work yesterday! Winter is about small victories – and...» Read More!
On today, National Florida Day, I will say that I actually wish I was down there. If I could be somewhere with less mud, less cold, less frozen ground, and more tan lines, I would...» Read More!