Good morning! It’s been a soggy weekend thus far in Tallahassee, where the Red Hills International Horse Trials are underway. The forecast for the remainder of the weekend looks much more promising, so here’s hoping...» Read More!
Good morning Eventing Nation! Today marks the beginning of Red Hills in Tallahassee, FL, which always hosts a huge amount of upper level competitors in a beautiful setting. They are boasting a brand new cross...» Read More!
Well, EN, I have officially returned from Aiken to my hometown in Virginia, and I can officially tell you that returning too early is literally painful. I was in t-shirt mode in Aiken, and I...» Read More!
Good morning! I’m currently watching the weather forecasts, as the weathermen are predicting more snow for the Midwest. Isn’t it almost spring? I am well over this, especially since it seems that every time I...» Read More!
I caught up on this week’s episodes of The Bachelor yesterday, and this week there was a cursory date that included horses, western saddles, and the beach. I have to say, I was quite proud...» Read More!
Good morning EN! British-based US event rider Liz Halliday won the CIC2* at Vale Sabroso in Portugal aboard her mount Fernhill By Night last weekend, taking home the impressive prize you see pictured in the photo...» Read More!
Let’s face it: some horse names stand out, whether it’s a racehorse named Arrrrr or (my personal favorite) a chunky pony I met at a Kentucky schooling show named Fatty McButterpants. How about a Thoroughbred stallion...» Read More!
I’m probably dating myself by asking this, but who else remembers the Dennis Leary album ‘No Cure For Cancer’? Dennis got it wrong – it’s EVENTING that leads to carpentry. One of the best things about...» Read More!
One of my favorite things about clinic weekends at Dragonfire is the creative things that get show up in our arena. Today, I arrived early and noticed an invasion of deely-boppers atop some straw bales....» Read More!
Well, I survived another exciting day at Pine Top Advanced, and only suffered some windburn and a few sore shoulder muscles from riding an over enthusiastic horse on cross country. After arriving in the morning...» Read More!
It’s Pine Top Advanced weekend! This will be the first big test for many pairs at the start of the season, so keep an eye out for a competitive dressage competition and some fast cross...» Read More!
We are pleased to report that Olivia Loiacono’s Rolex horse, Subway, appears to be steadily recovering from his colic surgery earlier this week. Olivia and her connections have been diligently updating us through their Facebook...» Read More!
Are you surviving the snow EN? One of our loyal readers is not just surviving, but even getting creative. Shawna White sent us the above photo of herself and her horse Chunder jumping an ingenious...» Read More!
Hang in there, Aiken friends! Reader Carrie Wehle (Rochester, New York) submitted this photo, saying, “Sight for sore eyes in Aiken after a week without power.” After this winter storm from hell, I think we...» Read More!
There is a point where exhaustion gives over to goofiness and a strange sense of euphoria. I hit that point last night, driving home from a long day at a local jumper show. Queen’s “We...» Read More!
I love living in the digital age. There is nothing better than having information available at your fingertips whether it’s scores from an event or race results. Last night, my husband and I went out...» Read More!
Good morning Eventing Nation! Welcome to one of the best days of the year: Valentines candy all goes on sale today!! This is one of the only days that you can pretty much shamelessly purchase...» Read More!
Happy Valentine’s Day! I don’t know about you, but I’ve never fully bought into this “holiday” as I feel that it is rather corporate and tacky. However, I do accept gifts in the form of...» Read More!
I’ve come to the conclusion that this is quite possibly the worst winter I’ve experienced in a very, very long time. While I am still fairly buried under eight inches of snow, I at least...» Read More!
Good morning EN, today is yet another day of snowpocalypse across America- or at least the Northwest and East Coast. I’m currently in Aiken stocked up on a blankets and batteries, crossing my fingers that...» Read More!
I have a feeling that each week, I complain more and more about the cold and snow. Well, this week is no different. Minnesotans stubbornly cling to whatever remaining dreams of spring they might have...» Read More!
Fabulous News, EN! We are one month away from the most magical day of the year! I’ve been bouncing around jubilantly in celebration of this small bit of joy. My coworkers don’t quite understand and...» Read More!
The rain has finally come to California. It blasted us hard all day Saturday which meant for me, no riding and a chance to go do “regular people things”, like hit the grocery store. Of...» Read More!