We are so delighted to see Sara Kozumplik Murphy back aboard her main squeeze Rubens D’Ysieux for the first time since since their fall on August 6th at Millbrook Horse Trials from which she sustained multiple fractures...» Read More!
Well this is just about the cutest thing we’ve ever seen. Daisy Murphy, the 2-year-old daughter of Irish Olympian Joseph Murphy and his wife, Jill, absolutely stole the show with her wee pony, Pepsi, on...» Read More!
We’re terribly sorry to report the passing of Bonner Carpenter’s amazing four star Mexican Quarter Horse, Acapulco Jazz. He took Bonner around Kentucky in both 2008 and 2009, and was a fan favorite throughout his career....» Read More!
Merry Christmas, EN! We hope you are enjoying a day with family, whether that be horses or humans. Take the day to eat good food, have good conversations and dress your pets up with antlers....» Read More!
Since it’s right before Christmas, this is a big weekend for barn holiday parties. Got a potluck coming up? Here’s a surefire way to liven it it: get a NEW CLEAN set of muck fork...» Read More!
I’m so lucky that I live on a dirt road, because honestly this year I would have been so screwed without it. My hacking almost always involves crossing a river (or three) to access the...» Read More!
Well guys, I went for my first beach vacation since I was a kid last week, and it was weird. By weird I mean, my legs ACTUALLY TANNED for literally the first time since I...» Read More!
I sincerely hope anyone who made the early migration down to Florida packed their rain boots — or better yet possesses carpentry skills to build an ark. Ocala has been inundated with torrential rain over the past few days....» Read More!
Ocala, are y’all ok? Here in Georgia we’ve had buckets of rain, and I’ve heard that it’s even more saturated in Florida. On the bright side? Free water jump! Turn those trot sets into resistance...» Read More!
Warmest of congratulations to Kelly and Seth Beaver who welcomed their first child into the word this past Tuesday, December 11th. We featured Kelly here on EN about a year ago as the “Ambitious Amateur”...» Read More!
You probably saw all over equine social media yesterday (and right here in Thursday’s News & Notes!) that yesterday was National Day of the Horse. Ever since National Chocolate Pudding Day 2017 when we started more...» Read More!
This weekend, it snowed in Virginia. Like, a lot. Way more than anybody expected. And moreover, it’s Thursday and it hasn’t melted, which is just crazy because usually it is gone within a day or...» Read More!
The save of the week officially belongs to 10-year-old Isabella. All was going well for Isabella this weekend as she enjoyed a clinic with Kate Chadderton, until her pony decided to show off a few...» Read More!
Welcome to the Monday after the USEA Convention, a day on which everyone who attended feels like we have been collectively hit by a bus. Convention weekend is absolutely one of my favorite times of the...» Read More!
Not being at the USEA Annual Meeting and Convention this year has been giving me a huge amount of FOMO. Yes, there are a lot of meetings, but it’s always so fun to have a...» Read More!
In addition to recognizing many of the high achieving horses and riders in our country, the USEA Convention also shines the spotlight on the non-competing members who put so much love and effort into this crazy incredible...» Read More!
You’re 100% welcome for this little gem of a throwback to me as a kid, posing in my backyard with one of my horses. This horse belonged to a family friend and came to retire...» Read More!
It finally snowed for the first time in my neck of the woods yesterday, and it accumulated for a few hours before melting and turning weirdly sunny, which just about sums up Virginia weather, to...» Read More!
You just never know which spark is going to start a fire. In January of this year, reader Tiffany Morey won a Boyd Martin Eventing 4-Pack of boots for our Majyk Equipe New Year’s resolution contest. Her...» Read More!
Last week we said goodbye to one in our herd. She was a rescued pony with one eye and visibly crooked legs, but a big heart. She acted like a “shadow” of my retired event...» Read More!
Horses are getting into the holiday season! Somerset race trainer Jeremy Scott decked a chase fence out holiday style to promote the upcoming Boxing Day meeting at the Wincanton Racecourse. Rudolf has a new look this year,...» Read More!
It was a soggy day at the final event of the year at Sporting Days. Libby Head was one rider who took advantage of this late season competition with her rising star SRF Western Territory....» Read More!
Changes. They are a-coming. Among them, of course, are the new FEI categorizations for levels and we’re going to have to start getting used to them ASAP. Great Meadow International actually just announced that, in addition to...» Read More!