Area III Young Riders closed out their weekend with pitchforks in hand. They’re mucking their way to Rebecca Farm for the 2018 NAJYRC....» Read More!
It was a glorious, sunny day yesterday, and for the first time since November I popped my horse over a little cross rail in the ring, just for kicks. About two strides out you could...» Read More!
A post shared by Will Coleman Equestrian (@willcolemanequestrian) on Feb 16, 2018 at 5:51am PST Not even a year old, Charlotte Coleman has mastered Blue Steel. What a cutie! She’s certainly keeping busy this weekend...» Read More!
Beyond happy to be teaching my students again! #longerdays #warmerdays A post shared by Austin Anderson Eventing |16| (@ama.eventing) on Feb 16, 2018 at 5:06am PST Northeastern eventers have been blessed this week with some...» Read More!
Today is my 30th birthday, which frankly, is a little terrifying. Now I’m supposed to have all my ducks in a row officially, even though I feel more or less the same as I did...» Read More!
Yesterday’s weather was just fantastic! We saw nearly 70 degrees in Georgia and it finally stopped raining. I rode in a t-shirt! In February! While I don’t think obsession with weather is exclusive to horse...» Read More!
My first show of the year is in the books! I spent the weekend working at one of my all-time favorite events: Pine Top Farm. The off-season has felt especially long and I was getting...» Read More!
Have you gotten really into the winter Olympics? I have, and it’s getting me so excited for the World Equestrian Games this year! Sure I didn’t know anything about figure skating earlier today, but now...» Read More!
With each turned-page of the calendar during winter I start to look for small signs of spring to keep me grasping on to the hope that warmer, sunnier weather will come sooner rather than later....» Read More!
Welly World, Welly World, I am heading to Welly World! How to explain to the rest of the universe exactly what is Wellington? The best I’ve done so far is find a video (taken from the...» Read More!
Tomorrow I am escaping the cold and wet and mud of Virginia for three-point-five blissful days of Florida weather. I can’t wait to show off my ghostly pale skin, and take pictures of pretty ponies...» Read More!
When your barn pup decides to be poorly behaved while you’re playing horse holder, you get creative. A rein quickly becomes a leash with optional stopper attachment. Then of course you’re in charge of two...» Read More!
If you don’t know the man behind almost all my photos, he is a huge Eagles fan. It’s hard to pull him away from football on Sundays for horse shows, especially when the Birds are...» Read More!
They are never to young to learn about helmet safety! Stephanie Rhodes Bosch’s daughter, Izzy, demonstrates how important it is to mind your melon, even if you’re riding a unicorn! Too cute. National Holiday: National Homemade...» Read More!
I know it’s not Friday anymore, but I still can’t help sharing the above infographic that EquiRatings posted yesterday. Stop and think about that for a second — 1 in 107.5 trillion. That’s pretty nuts....» Read More!
Weekend! Weekend! Weekend! Ok, so for horse people, a weekend isn’t really a weekend, but sometimes it still feels special. If you’re competing it’s special! If you’re here in Virginia in the cold and expecting...» Read More!
Look, I love young horses, maybe more than the average person. What I don’t necessarily love is when they discover fun new ways to become airborne during normal type activities. My OTTB, Turkey, is feeling...» Read More!
Like Courtney Cooper’s barn, the working students at my barn are absolutely the lifeblood of my trainer’s operation, keeping things flowing smoothly on a daily basis. Being a working student is a tough job, for those...» Read More!
It was a soggy Sunday in Aiken this weekend for Full Gallop Farm’s January HT. Despite the weather, it was great to be back and see the hard work that Lara Anderson and her team...» Read More!
I rode in the rain a bunch last week, so I didn’t even feel bad about hiding inside all day yesterday. But it has been so nice to get back to work and start tentatively...» Read More!
Let’s all say a silent prayer for grey competition horse owners. As a two-time victim of this harmful attribute, I so empathize with you. You bathe and bathe and bathe and they never quite stop...» Read More!
While our warm weather compatriots are already enjoying the start of the competition season, we snowbound eventers have to entertain ourselves somehow. Actress, comedian, and equestrian Pam Stone invites fellow cold weather barn-goers to come one...» Read More!
You guys. This is not a drill. You can have one of these unicorn bonnets. There is a real Etsy shop that sells “horse fashion, fly bonnets and unicorns”. I’m really, really tempted to get...» Read More!