Holy Turkey Hangover!! I’m surely not the only one who is feeling a little sluggish today after an exciting and exhausting day of family, friends, wine, and lots of stuffing with gravy. Those of you...» Read More!
Happy Turkey Day, y’all!! Much of the east coast experienced the first snow fall of the season, which pretty much solidifies the feelings of the holidays. My hat is off to those riders who persevered...» Read More!
It was certainly one of those weekends where I feel like I need to go to work to recover from it. I stayed out far too late last night at Tack Warehouse’s annual barn party...» Read More!
For a time, I taught riding lessons at a barn that was very much oriented towards beginners. While I was there, I made a lot of friends. Most of the riders who were there when I was...» Read More!
Happy weekend, EN! Dana wrote in to let us know about some excitement happening at the Jumping Branch Schooling Horse Trials in Aiken. Organized by property-owner Julie Zapapas, JBF is really a fall destination event for...» Read More!
The above photo is related to my feeling right now, which is related to the recent weather changes. Every year, the first few weeks that it gets really cold, my body first becomes super hungry,...» Read More!
[Insert generalized winter weather complaints here]. But seriously, you guys. I’m pretty glad that I don’t live in New York right now, as places like Buffalo just got hit with record snow fall, while I’m...» Read More!
All I have to say is WOW. What an interesting weekend. I normally associate the last event of the season with plenty of double clears, some happy move ups, and the occasional first show out for...» Read More!
Saturday was an interesting day at Fresno County Horse Park. I don’t know if it is just the end of the season or lots of green horses and less experienced riders, or maybe some sort...» Read More!
The weather in Northern California has finally started to turn. Growing up in the Monterey Bay area, the skies were always grey and the temperature always perfect. That grey has made it’s way out from...» Read More!
Horses like selfies too! Riding in the winter can be pretty awful a lot of the time, so it’s important to figure out ways to have fun with it. Apparently if you live in New...» Read More!
It’s happened: Virginia has seen its first snow forecast for the fall of 2014. I am tentatively NOT going south this year, but actually already regretting it. Yesterday was 70 and beautiful, and then in...» Read More!
According to my weather app, today is the last warm day for the foreseeable future. 70 degrees today, followed by the rest of the week in the low to mid 30s. Wonderful. I suppose we’ve...» Read More!
It isn’t quite time for the winter migration to Florida, but you’ll find a lot of eventers in the south east this weekend. Why? Because Buck and Andrea tied the knot yesterday! Hooray for weddings!...» Read More!
Time for a PSA because I did a bad bad thing, EN. Last night, I ruined my barn winter boots. We’ve all done it. You arrive home and just want out of the big ol’...» Read More!
Thank goodness it’s Friday! I am very much looking forward to the weekend, because at this time of the year, a weekend is actually…a weekend! I get to relax a little bit, instead of traveling...» Read More!
After last weekend was so horrible and cold, Virginia has gone back to being unseasonably warm this week, which is brilliant for me. Most of my horses are on their semi-vacation, which means long hacks through...» Read More!
One of the things I love most about eventing is that we’re all family. It doesn’t matter what barn you ride with or how far apart you live. We’re all tied together through the love...» Read More!
Did you remember to “Fall Back” last night, EN? Today marks the end of Daylight Saving Time, or as I like to call it Erin’s Least Favorite Day Of The Year. Don’t get me wrong,...» Read More!
Good Morning, EN! It’s one of my favorite days of the year Half Off Candy Day! The Halloween spirit was in full effect at Galway Downs yesterday where riders had the honor of having their...» Read More!
Happy Halloween everybody! While we’ve got two incredibly exciting events happening at both ends of the coast today, I must admit that I was a teensy bit disappointed that nobody went ahead and wore a...» Read More!
Two incredibly awesome things are happening this weekend: Galway Downs….and Halloween! I’m sure there’s also some other stuff that’s pretty great this weekend (cheering on my pals in the VA CCI*!!) but for me, those...» Read More!
With the season coming to a close we’re starting to get exciting information about the 2014 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention. The convention takes place December 3rd thru 7th at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel...» Read More!