Yesterday I took my sausage dog (it’s her body type) and my fat pony (his preferred nomenclature) on a long two hour adventure down the road, through the woods, and over the rivers. It is...» Read More!
One of the many reasons why we love Boyd is that he’s not afraid to show his sticky moments online, as evidenced by the above photo. More than a few riders had some funky moments...» Read More!
We’ve kept up with 10-year-old Addie Neumeyer and her pony, Blaze, through the years, and coach Lee Ann Zobbe was kind enough to send in the latest update: “Addie is now 10, her feet reach...» Read More!
Maya Simmons and her 9-year-old Thoroughbred Archie Rocks were having a good round on their first Advanced cross country course at Carolina International, but after they dropped into the first water complex, something unusual happened....» Read More!
I’ve been to an awful lot of cross country days in my lifetime, and still I am positive I have never done it as well as this little lady. I hereby solemnly swear to reconsider...» Read More!
It’s another busy day at Carolina International! The actions starts early as the first horse leaves the start box at 8:00 AM sharp for the Open Intermediate division, but for those of us not on...» Read More!
Saturday at the Carolina International, the old Tobacco Barn on the cross country course will become the Village Smithy as a tribute to Evan Mickle, a local farrier who passed away suddenly last December. At...» Read More!
On my way to my favorite event today! I’m only running the Open Intermediate, as it is my horse’s first event of the year. This sounds kinda nuts now, because these days the event season...» Read More!
It’s easy to look around any given event and find a volunteer. Which makes it even easier to say ‘thank you’ to that volunteer and to all of the others whom you encounter throughout the...» Read More!
It was Barb Crabo, in an interview at the 2013 AEC at the Texas Rose Horse Park, who said, “just get a nice book on tape and drive.”...» Read More!
One of my absolute favorite parts of my job here at “Insanity in the Middle Headquarters” is seeing an email or a Facebook post from a friend notifying me that they have something that “needs...» Read More!
We did it, you guys. We have almost made it to the end of the first week of hell daylight savings time. I don’t know about the rest of you all, but this week has felt...» Read More!
Look, we always joke around here about the Virginia weather, but this is just out of hand. When it’s 65 one day, and literally 20 the next….I just don’t even know how to respond to...» Read More!
The EN family is thrilled to welcome Kristen and Andrew Bond’s newest addition, Berkley Lisbeth Csik Bond, who was born on February 28. Phillip Dutton will be competing Kristen’s usual ride, I’m Sew Ready, owned...» Read More!
It’s not often there’s a snow delay at an event, but the conditions were such that the Ground Jury at the Southern Pines Horse Trials in North Carolina opted to cancel cross country on Sunday....» Read More!
If you’d like to see a demonstration in the best way to “spring forward” for Daylight Savings Time, Madeline Backus and P.S. Arianna would be more than happy to demonstrate. That cute little 16-year-old Anglo-Trakhener...» Read More!
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Every time I do gallops early in the season with Nyls, I think to myself “Could I ever put another human being on you and have them survive this experience?”. The short answer is, no,...» Read More!
We’re getting excited for Red Hills to kick off this week, with competition beginning on Friday. As always, we’ll be bringing you the best coverage there is of #RHHT17, and just to get you pumped...» Read More!
Quincy- just because you got 4th in your first Prelim doesn’t mean you can act like a fool @janemd4902 #prelimpony #eventer #awesome #payneequestrian #goofball A post shared by Courtney Carson (@courtlee26) on Mar 4, 2017...» Read More!
Skyline Eventing Park in Mt. Pleasant, Utah hosted its first schooling show of the year today for our beloved little region, and not a one of us could believe that we were packed up and...» Read More!
As soon as I flip the calendar from February to March, my brain immediately goes into horse show planning mode. During the winter I don’t dare let myself think too seriously about an upcoming show season schedule...» Read More!
Ok, so NOW I finally get it. I get the Foxhunting thing. It took me only 29 years and finally having a horse that is genuinely good at it and enjoys it, but now I...» Read More!