Charlotte Wilson is celebrating the end of the horse show! That’s all folks! See you next year! Posted by Pine Top Eventing on Sunday, November 29, 2015 That’s a wrap! The much-loved Pine Top Thanksgiving horse...» Read More!
I know, I know, 27 degrees isn’t THAT cold to most of you out there, but for those of us in Northern California it is positively arctic. In my part of California, it is rare that...» Read More!
I must admit, I partied way too hard on Thanksgiving this year. My husband and I had some friends over and despite spending all day in the kitchen and none of my time at the...» Read More!
Well, now that we’ve all gained at least ten pounds yesterday stuffing our faces full of mashed potatoes and turkey and gravy and stuffing and pie and all the ridiculously delicious things that are served...» Read More!
Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I’ve already had one Thanksgiving, and I’m on to two more today, as my tradition dictates the I have one with my extended family and one with my best friend’s family. I...» Read More!
There are very few things that will warm you heart more than getting a picture from a friend of your horse enjoying their life. Knowing she is hanging in the field, enjoying her down time and...» Read More!
Whether you like it or not, Old Man Winter is knocking at our doors. This morning was our first time here in central Maryland that the water troughs have had a nice layer of ice on top...» Read More!
West Coast event rider Gina Economou took her three-star horse Calidore to a jumper show this weekend and made it to not one, not two, but three jump offs, completing the competition without a single...» Read More!
Show season may be over or in the process of wrapping up for most of us, but that doesn’t mean it’s a sad time. No! It’s an awesome time. We’re moving directly in to Year...» Read More!
I love autumn and winter weddings, especially when they are in fabulous destinations with wonderful people and wonderful friends. By all accounts floating around on Facebook Lynn and Eric’s wedding was one for the ages,...» Read More!
Apropos of nothing, this here is Olaf. Olaf caught my eye on Facebook the other day, mostly because of his smart outfit. Now, I don’t agree with dressing your horse like this for a cross...» Read More!
It’s a week from Thanksgiving! In my world, this means massive amounts of pie baking. I went to my local wholesale produce store this week and bought an unreasonable amount of apples (read ~120 apples)...» Read More!
Winter doesn’t have to be dull. It’s clinic “season” and there are tons of educational opportunities to expand your knowledge and occupy your time until spring. Even if you aren’t riding in a clinic, you’ll...» Read More!
I am truly bummed that I didn’t get to make it down to Fresno County Horse Park yesterday to join in on the fun. Several of my friends took young horses to their first outings...» Read More!
This week I busted out my barn jacket for the first time this season. I also wore a hoodie to the office as well as some fleece lined riding tights. (No, seriously. It’s a very...» Read More!
TGIF!! Seriously though, you guys. I’m pretty excited for my weekend, because while I’m not attending the last show of the year like I planned (thank you, Leo, for spooking and running into the fence...» Read More!
Today we’re sending well wishes to beloved trainer Nadeem Noon, who has reportedly been moved to hospice care following a battle with Amyloidosis. According to an update last night on the Nadeem Noon Support Fund...» Read More!
It’s hard to believe the 2015 season is winding down. But even though the calendar is slowly coming vacant, I must say I love fall and winter. The air is crisp, the horses feel well...» Read More!
I once asked a friend of mine why she’d stopped competing. She told me that it was only in part due to costs and work, and that the majority of it was due to the...» Read More!
It is cold and black out. It hasn’t rained a ton yet, so the ground hasn’t gone to mud just yet but soon it will. Evenings are spent wondering if those reflective eyes were a the...» Read More!
Yesterday, not only was it boiling hot (Dear November: what the hell!!?) but I had a completely ridiculous thing happen to me. I was hacking along in the afternoon with my old man Nyls, and...» Read More!
You know what? I actually love clipping season. Almost everybody else hates it, but I actually love the satisfaction of turning a hairy, dirty beast into a svelte and shiny sleek clipped model. I...» Read More!
This weekend I made my return to eventing/adult rider debut, competing in my first recognized horse trials in eight years as a participant of the Adult Team Challenge at the Virginia Horse Trials. I was...» Read More!