Happy Halloween everybody! While we’ve got two incredibly exciting events happening at both ends of the coast today, I must admit that I was a teensy bit disappointed that nobody went ahead and wore a...» Read More!
Two incredibly awesome things are happening this weekend: Galway Downs….and Halloween! I’m sure there’s also some other stuff that’s pretty great this weekend (cheering on my pals in the VA CCI*!!) but for me, those...» Read More!
With the season coming to a close we’re starting to get exciting information about the 2014 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention. The convention takes place December 3rd thru 7th at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel...» Read More!
An exciting conclusion to the action at Pau should be expected this morning. The final jog takes place at 3:10am Eastern (12:10am Pacific) with riders heading to the ring for show jumping at about 8:30...» Read More!
Today will be an early day of watching the live stream from Pau and then out in to the world to soak up every minute of available light. I’m going to pretend that it’s still...» Read More!
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!