Members of the Hunterdon County 4H Club turned out to volunteer this weekend at the Horse Park of New Jersey II Horse Trials this weekend. Donna Younkin reports that the unusual summer weather required sweatshirts...» Read More!
Taking my horse for a swim is one of my favorite things to do in the summer. It’s a great filler for a hack day, or a great way to cool off after trot sets....» Read More!
A couple of big-name event riders are doing some cross-discipline training and taking stage at The Kentucky Summer Classic hunter/jumper show throughout the weekend. Phillip Dutton, Boyd Martin, and Will Coleman are all there with several...» Read More!
Yesterday, it rained at my house. For like two hours, it lightly drizzled. I’ve never been so excited. Today, there are thunderstorms predicted! At like 80% chance!! It hasn’t rained for 7 weeks, so this...» Read More!
The jump is lava! The jump is lava! Don’t you just love baby horses? I jumped my overly enthusiastic 4-year-old mare yesterday and I had my working student film all of the jumps that I...» Read More!
The phrase “when in doubt, leave it out!” came to mind right after I snapped this photo. Erin saw the spot and Paddy enthusiastically rose to the challenge. I saw this horse win the Advanced...» Read More!
While many eyes were on The Event at Rebecca Farm and The Nations Cup at Aachen, two four-star riders, Colleen Rutledge and Allie Sacksen have been busy coaching students during the Pony Club Championships at the...» Read More!
There are many eventers who were surely celebrating last night after a successful day of cross country at Rebecca Farm. It’s been warm in Montana this week, but a breeze blessed the Flathead Valley yesterday. I...» Read More!
You ever have one of those weeks where nothing really goes according to plan? That was my week. My commute has been a mess, my job has been stressful, my pony has been a touch...» Read More!
Everyone, let’s just take a minute and say a prayer for Jon Holling. He needs our thoughts and prayers, seeing as he tried to use a spray gun to tackle some fencing at home, and...» Read More!
Rebecca Farm is on my bucket list. I mean, Montana in general is on my bucket list, but certainly competing at Rebecca Farm. One day, I’ll decide to uproot myself and drive halfway across the...» Read More!
It’s here! The Event at Rebecca Farm kicks off today with the USEA’s Young and Future Event Horse divisions. Going to Rebecca Farm has always been a big bucket list item, and I’m happy to say...» Read More!
We’re in the homestretch to the start of The AMAZING Event at Rebecca Farm. Nestled in the Flathead Valley surrounded by gorgeous mountain views, there are few events so picturesque. Not to mention Halt Cancer...» Read More!
There’s a lot to love about ponies! Unless you own a pony or take care of a pony or god forbid you have to muzzle a pony. Mostly they’re just concentrated forms of cuteness and...» Read More!
YOU GUYS, it’s National I Love Horses Day! That’s right — apparently July 15th is the official day “we recognize the love of one magnificent creature,” as the website says. But really I think ‘I...» Read More!
Via Sheep: “Normally, sheep doesn’t care for others. However, she counts at least three Olympians amongst her fan club (thank you Jonty, Kyle, Heike) and that’s a pretty big deal for a sheep. So when...» Read More!
Looking at all the photos of the Area II young riders prepping for their big excursion to Montana really has me reminiscing about my trip to NAJYRC. Initially I thought it would be silly, but...» Read More!
It’s the lazy days of summer and while some of you hot-house flowers for some reason enjoy competing in these muggy conditions, I am enjoying easing off on the competition schedule. In the height of...» Read More!
I came across this photo through the Facebook Group “OTTB Connect.” Eventer Claire Louise Wightman shows off her horse’s laid back attitude toward drops into water. I’m always impressed with pictures like these because when...» Read More!
Great day at the office #deBANKey #lowerlevelchamps A post shared by Lainey Ashker (@laineyea) on Jul 9, 2017 at 1:55pm PDT While all eyes were on Great Meadow International this weekend, there was plenty of...» Read More!
Chinch had a great day at Great Meadow International getting his apprentice hours in! His friendly demeanor did him well in warm up, but his Chinch-sized arms gave him a heck of a hard time...» Read More!
Evan Coluccio and Fluttershy cleared 5’5″ to win the bareback puissance at Great Meadow International, which took place after yesterday’s FEI Nation’s Cup dressage rides. I imagine that in order to successfully compete in a bareback...» Read More!
Virginia finally got some rain this week after a straight up drought, which is awesome because now the ground isn’t 100% concrete. The downside is that it’s now hovering somewhere around 10,000% humidity and I...» Read More!