This weekend, I’m becoming a girl for a whole night and doing an incredibly not-horsey thing: going to my college roommate’s black tie wedding! All I ever do is have my hair in a messy...» Read More!
Every year I say I’m going to travel for work a bit less, but it never works out that way … we eventers are a restless type. This weekend is the first I’ve spent at...» Read More!
You know the pit of dread that bubbles up in your stomach after you over do-it on a Saturday? That feeling that comes when you realize that even though it was a super fun day, half...» Read More!
This weekend is an absolute mad house when it comes to eventing. So much to see and do! My favorite West Coast event to watch is in full force today - Woodside’s Preliminary Challenge. Cross country starts bright and...» Read More!
With the Virginia Horse Trials well underway, I’m getting antsy to arrive and compete and hang out with everyone this weekend. For me, growing up an hour away from the Virginia Horse Center was always...» Read More!
Having a backup horse is a really great idea, for a number of reasons. While Nyls’ season started out great with a win at Carolina and a sixth at The Fork….it sorta fizzled after that...» Read More!
Phillip Dutton may have been competing seven horses (finishing with five in the top five) at the Training, Preliminary and Intermediate levels at the Fair Hill May Horse Trials this weekend. However, he of course...» Read More!
Congratulations to Kate Lassiter, the winner of our Caption That contest sponsored by One K helmets! Kate received the most votes for her caption ““Oh my god is that fischerRocana? Stop mom, you’re embarrassing me!”...» Read More!
Today is going to be obscenely busy. Tomorrow is going to be spent at the West Coast’s only recognized one-day Event and I’m looking forward to getting back out and zipping around a cross country course...» Read More!
U.S. Weekend Preview: Hitching Post Farm H.T. [Website] [Entry Status/Ride Times] Fair Hill International May H.T. [Website] [Entry Status] CHC International H.T. & CIC [Website] [Entry Status] Otter Creek Spring H.T. [Website] [Entry Status]...» Read More!
Yesterday I had the joy of starting my new once-a-week job as instructor at a local barn, wherein I give group lessons to a variety of adorable children on lesson ponies. I never got the...» Read More!
Sophie Barnes’ parents made this totally awesome rocking horse costume for her and her pony Barley to wear during a costume contest at a Wilson College Equestrian Center horse show. Made from PVC pipe and...» Read More!
Happy Mother’s Day, EN! Whether you are a mom with human children of your own, equine children or are the barn-mom of other people’s kids, hopefully today is a great day. I’m looking forward to...» Read More!
Happy Saturday, EN! Hopefully you’re out doing something fantastic this weekend like treating your horse to a mani-pedi from the farrier or a fabulous massage from the equine masseuse. Oh, wait, that’s the stuff we’re...» Read More!
While I wish I was competing at Jersey Fresh this weekend, I realized today that while my bank account might not agree, and my competitive side definitely thinks I’m a lunatic, hacking through the woods...» Read More!
This is a very exciting weekend, with Badminton and Jersey Fresh running at the same time! I’m particularly bummed that I’m not at Jersey, but my horse just had an ill timed hoof soreness issue...» Read More!
Some of us first discovered this sport when the long format was standard, and others got started after the long format disappeared at the international level. I identify with the former, and I have always...» Read More!
One of these days, when I have enough vacation time saved up I plan on making a multi week vacation to Kentucky to see Rolex and then the Kentucky Derby. Yesterday’s race was highly entertaining...» Read More!
New foals are so exciting! There’s nothing quite like the anticipation and the guessing game that comes with a pregnant mare. Plenty of long conversations will be had in the barn isle with everyone sharing...» Read More!
For your Flashback Friday of the week, I present to you an awesome photo that is literally proof that horse obsession is at least partially genetic. Above is my mother, looking like a badass and...» Read More!
One of my my favorite parts of the whole week at Rolex Kentucky was looking up at the jumbotron in the Rolex Arena moments after Michael Jung had won the event on his first attempt,...» Read More!
One of the great traditions of the West Coast is stopping by the Ride On Video RV to catch a little Rolex action during the horse trials at Fresno County Horse Park. There’s something surreal...» Read More!
Rolex is more than just an incredible 4* event with world class horses and riders in attendance. There truly is something for everyone and all sorts of ways to be involved. The Carter family participated...» Read More!