Horse people log a lot of miles on the road, and my little Toyota and I are coming up on our 100,000 mile-versary! Most of those miles have been racked up driving to the barn...» Read More!
Even if you aren’t competing, there is so much to do and learn at an event. One great way to learn is to sit behind a camera and shoot pictures all day. It exposes you...» Read More!
Guess who’s expecting! Buck and Andrea announced some very big and very exciting news today. I must admit, with all of the Eventer-Babies having been born in the last few years I find myself imagining...» Read More!
Lee Ann Zobbe sent us this picture, as a shot that explains what our sport is about, and I think it’s pretty fantastic. Her student, Robin Thomas, had a goal of going Training level for...» Read More!
Sadly, I will not be joining all of you looking to drown at Morven Park this weekend. While it is usually one of my staple events, two of my best friends from high school are...» Read More!
Lacey Messick competed in the Preliminary Amateur division at the American Eventing Championships this weekend, and she entered her adorable 8-month-old German Shepherd puppy in the popular dog show, too. ‘Mako’ looks so cute in...» Read More!
If you leave horse people unattended with anything for any length of time, they will find a way to make it in to something horse related. If you leave an Eventer unattended with anything for...» Read More!
Dorothy got one thing right. There’s no place like home. I love to travel and to go to shows, but coming home is often what I look forward to most. Even when there is a...» Read More!
As long as summer always seems to last, it’s basically well into the fall season now, and the end of the competition year always sneaks up on me. It should come as no surprise then,...» Read More!
I. Love. Sweater. Weather. Seriously though! I have never been so excited in my life to wear long sleeves all day long! September might be my most favorite month. The weather is so perfect….not too...» Read More!
It was a couple of years ago that the brand new U.S. Team Coach David O’Connor was specifically outlining the steps it would take to get the USA back on the international podium, and we...» Read More!
For those of us on the West Coast, following the action back East means getting up super early. Following the action in Europe means deciding between pulling an all-nighter or getting up exceptionally early. This...» Read More!
Yesterday I celebrated the fall weather by taking Nyls cross country schooling, which is always a great combination of super fun times and hilariously stupid times, as he spooks sideways violently as he passes every...» Read More!
I’m so bummed not to be going to Plantation Field this weekend, as I was hoping to be able to contest the CIC3*. Unfortunately, I was amongst the many who were at the whim of...» Read More!
Last month we reported that Just Ironic, a 17-year-old gelding ridden at the four-star level by Craig Nicolai, had been seized at Hartpury by a UK debt collection agency as a result of a financial...» Read More!
Maizey Manor is the place to be this week it seems! My Facebook feed has been filled with awesome pictures from the other side of the pond. Each one is so full of green grass...» Read More!
When Monday is a holiday, it sure makes the week feel short! I’m not complaining about the weekend being here once again, but I am not so secretly worried that if the week felt fast,...» Read More!
Anybody who has endured the rock-hard-ground drought of summer in Virginia will know the pure glory and revelation that comes from the first rain storm after several weeks of hot dry dustbowl weather. Yesterday afternoon,...» Read More!
Yesterday the “Fantastic Four” started their journey from the East Coast to the UK by way of Brussels, heading towards Blenheim CCI3*! Civil Liberty, Simply Priceless, Obos O’Reilly and Shame On The Moon shared a...» Read More!
This weekend was a weekend dreams are made of for Tamie Smith while competing at Copper Meadows Horse Trials. When glancing at EventingScores.com, her name appears over and over and over again. Tamie took top...» Read More!
I might say that I was feeling far from the action during Burghley this weekend, but thanks to the power of social media I was able to follow along with the U.S.-based riders’ progress while...» Read More!
Labor Day weekend is here and that means sales galore! What to buy? What to purchase? Days like today make me sad that I can only wear one helmet at a time. I’m beginning to...» Read More!
I still haven’t mastered the horse-show selfie. I typically find myself squinting in to my iPhone, trying to get a decent angle. Then of course, my pony moves and some how I bump it over...» Read More!