This time last year, I was enjoying the warm weather in the south of France, soaking up the awesomeness of my first international CCI4*, Pau! Jenni and I had a great time there, and basically...» Read More!
Ahhh Halloween time is almost upon us! Willa and Sofie from the above photo are aspiring beginner novice event riders from Sun Valley Idaho. Their pony club, Sawtooth Pony Club, hosted a Halloween Fun Show last...» Read More!
It’s hard to believe that the season is almost over! With Fair Hill a wrap, it’s time to start heading west for Galway. Just ten days away, Galway is sure to bring awesome weather and...» Read More!
Hey there EN, what’s shakin’? I don’t know about you, but my last couple of weeks have been filled with crazy ups and downs. I got a promotion at my office job, which is totally awesome. This...» Read More!
Cross country day always brings the rush of emotions often associated with this sport. All around the country, riders are zipping up their vests, polishing their boots, and mentally reviewing everything they’ve been planning for...» Read More!
It’s not such a happy Friday for me, as I am currently wanting to crawl into a hole after the Cardinals threw away the National League pennant last night. But, as heartbroken as I am,...» Read More!
Dressage day one! The CCI2* starts bright and early tomorrow at 8 a.m. and eight of the CCI3* competitors ride later in the afternoon, starting with Boyd Martin & Steady Eddie at 4:15 p.m. I’ve...» Read More!
Have I mentioned that I love Halloween? There’s nothing more amusing to me than an excuse to dress up and eat a bunch of candy. One year, I ended up going out in my show-clothes....» Read More!
Even though we’re winding down the season, there are still some very big competitions left in 2014. Horses are heading over to Pau this week ahead of the competition there. Veronica will be joined at Pau...» Read More!
It’s another one of those big weekends where I find myself pining not just for a trailer, but for a teleporter that can bend space and time in order to put me wherever it is...» Read More!
TGIF everybody! By this time, Boekelo dressage is more than halfway through, with several of our American riders completing their first phase already. Yesterday Liz Halliday squeezed into the top ten with a 47.9 on...» Read More!
Faster than a speeding Ford Escort! More powerful than a John Deer! Able to leap tall fences at a single bound! Please tell me that you’re looking at the horse above and laughing your butt...» Read More!
Who’s got two thumbs and has already started obsessively planning multiple-Halloween costumes for her pony? This girl right here! There’s something about the season that brings out the kid in me. If I’m honest it...» Read More!
One of my favorite things about eventing is that we get awards ceremonies right. Victory gallops and awards dinners make me smile. Maybe it’s simply because it’s one ribbon for the whole weekend, but my...» Read More!
What a weekend! Right on the heels of the AECs we have tons of intense competition around the country. The Area VI Championships are taking place in California at Woodside Horse Park while back east...» Read More!
Nyls and I have arrived at Morven, and we are ready to take on the CIC3*! I’m going to try to bring you some updates from the action this weekend, as many of the pairs...» Read More!
OCTOBER?! I can’t believe it’s October already. Fall and the holiday season always sneaks up on me. Maybe it’s because I live in Virginia, and the weather is basically hot and muggy until it snows,...» Read More!
And with that, the AECs are in the books for 2014! Safe travels and best wishes for those of you on the road home today and tomorrow. It blows my mind how fast this year...» Read More!
It must be a happy morning for Buck Davidson after his win at the AECs! I must confess that Petite Flower is fast becoming my favorite one in Buck’s string. I’m really excited to see what she’ll do...» Read More!
Excitement and anxiety at the AECs this weekend. On the excitement side, Laine Ashker is primed for a repeat of last year’s victory after a bold romp around cross country yesterday. On the anxiety side,...» Read More!
Today is a very special day, because it is AEC competitor Rachel Cosker’s SWEET 16! Rachel is competing in the Beginner Novice division with her horse Jamaican Me Crazy and celebrating her 16th birthday today!...» Read More!
AEC Week! The American Eventing Championships are a wonderful competition, full of all the bravest and most ambitious riders that our country has to offer. Take these three ladies above, who traveled from Billings, Mont.,...» Read More!
By the time many of you read this, I will be on the road from Minnesota to Tyler, Texas, for the 2014 Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships. I’m traveling down with my wonderful bosses and...» Read More!