It’s not often that I get to go to horse shows to ride rather than work, and it’s even less often that someone takes pictures of me as I’m usually the one behind the camera....» Read More!
One K Helmets is Eventing Nation’s new sponsor for Sunday Links and I am absurdly excited about this. A few weekends ago, I dropped in to Tack Warehouse up in Woodland, CA in the interest of trying on...» Read More!
It’s nice to see hard work pay off. All of the recent clinics and training sessions that our West Coast based riders have been tackling are really showing some impact in the scores at Galway...» Read More!
The very first three-star of the year is commencing today at Galway Downs, and I think I can even feel the excitement all the way over here in Virginia! I’ve been watching videos of the...» Read More!
Yesterday, the local fox hunt came through my farm, and in a rather crazy way, went careening through the main barn and paddock facilities, hounds and all swarming through the fields. I was trapped in...» Read More!
I haven’t been to the Carolina Horse Park in 10 years. The last time was in 2005 when I competed my Thoroughbred Sam in the Junior Novice division at the AEC. So being at the...» Read More!
I will own up to the fact that when I was a kid I was much more competitive. In my teens, I went in to the show ring with an “I’m here to win this”...» Read More!
I’ll be up front – I’m one of those women who has always known that she does. not. want. kids. Period. End of story. Not up for debate. I mean, I stayed short enough to ride large ponies,...» Read More!
Despite the drizzling and the cold-ish weather, Carolina International continues to be awesome. I arrived yesterday, and I’m all settled in for a great weekend. The beast is full of fire, and will be doing...» Read More!
I can’t WAIT to get to Carolina International today, even though I’m only running the Intermediate with Nyls this weekend. It truly is one of the best events of the year, and I mean that...» Read More!
John Kelly, father of Mattie Kelly, who is the barn manager/head groom at Kim Severson Eventing, sent EN a big hello from the other side of the world. He also sent the above feature photo...» Read More!
One of the things that I didn’t get to do as a kid was Pony Club. To my knowledge we didn’t really have one in the area and my mother was terrified of the prospect...» Read More!
I’ve been late to the competition game this season, as I didn’t go south at all, but stayed in Virginia to keep working and doing long slow fitness and flatwork hours with my horses. I...» Read More!
What’s that? You still think all thoroughbreds are crazy? Here is example one of a million that they aren’t: the above photo is EN reader Mari Heybroek with her 19 month old son, Oscar, riding...» Read More!
It’s just so cool to me that we’ve graduated from constantly refreshing live scores to being able to tune right in to the action at an event via an audio feed like PRO Tour Radio...» Read More!
OMGOMGOMGOMGOMG SO MUCH SUNLIGHT! As much as I hate getting up earlier, it’s all worth it. Sunlight at the barn until 7 p.m. I can hardly stand it. Seriously, I am freaking out over here....» Read More!
My husband recently quit his job in the tech sector and has been on this kick of buying power tools and lumber. I’m strangely more okay with this than one might expect. I recently borrowed...» Read More!
First FEI event of the year this weekend at Red Hills!! This is very exciting stuff, and I’m buried in fresh snow watching from afar as my friends and fellow competitors enjoy warmer but classically...» Read More!
I’ll admit, I’m pretty jealous of Jenni Autry right now, who is down in Florida enjoying the 80 degrees and horse activities. Meanwhile, I’m back in VA and we have more snow predicted for today,...» Read More!
Boyd Martin hung up his helmet and donned a suit to attend the Buckaroo Ball to benefit the Saratoga WarHorse Foundation this weekend in Aiken. The ball raised more than $60,000 for the nonprofit organization...» Read More!
Ever have one of those days where it feels like nothing is going your way? I’ve been fighting through a string of those for a while and decided I needed some retail therapy. Frustratingly, when I...» Read More!
I normally don’t get too flustered when celebrities die but the news of Leonard Nimoy’s passing hit in just the right way and has had me quite sad. You see, even though Nimoy never rode a...» Read More!
If that picture doesn’t put a smile on your face, I don’t know what will. Indiana eventer Lee Ann Zobbe sent us this photo of her youngest student, Addie, riding her fantastic horse Blaze. Addie...» Read More!