There’s nothing that says “horse person” quite as much as the sensation of a buzzing clipper in your hand for two hours straight, wearing a rain coat and rain pants inside the barn, and sneezing...» Read More!
Standing just shy of 13.2 hands high (not including his traditionally-cut, yet totally rocking, mane), KO Aiken is an adorable Norwegian Fjord whose charming personality and love of jumping make him a definite “horse of a...» Read More!
As the lucky winner of the auditing passes to the Mary King clinic, I bundled up this past Thursday and Friday and headed over to Morven Park in Leesburg, Va. I was eager to learn from...» Read More!
Medal positions remained unchanged after the cross country competition yesterday at the Central American games. Guatemala leads the way in gold medal position on a cumulative score of 148.10....» Read More!
For a time, I taught riding lessons at a barn that was very much oriented towards beginners. While I was there, I made a lot of friends. Most of the riders who were there when I was...» Read More!
The EN team is extending its condolences to Emily Resinyak, whose lovely mare, Reatta HW, broke her leg in what appears to be a pasture accident last night. Reatta HW was transported to Auburn University...» Read More!
CANTER bridges the gap between the race and sport world; we offer a safe outlet for retiring ex-racehorses and an opportunity for sport and pleasure riders to find quality prospects well below their market value,...» Read More!
Avery Klunick had a great season competing at the Advanced level in 2014 and has taken to her blog to reflect on her growing career. She’s graciously agreed to share her blog post with us....» Read More!
One of the most popular chestnuts on the scene, Shiraz, has officially made his return to work after suffering a shoulder strain at Rolex this spring. Colleen Rutledge and “Luke” went over to Sharon White’s...» Read More!
Go Natascha and Mr. Chu! All of our Venezuelan riders tried very hard, and two of them put in personal bests at this level. Last year when Natascha did her first event ever, she was...» Read More!
Mary King’s clinic at Morven Park, hosted by Kelly Gage of Team EnGaged Clinics wrapped up yesterday with the various groups doing a bit of jumping. Although there were just a handful of jumps being...» Read More!
Happy weekend, EN! Dana wrote in to let us know about some excitement happening at the Jumping Branch Schooling Horse Trials in Aiken. Organized by property-owner Julie Zapapas, JBF is really a fall destination event for...» Read More!
As winter sets in, it’s a great time to set about preparing for the impending cold weather by clipping your horse. A sweaty horse in the cold weather is not only time-consuming but, more importantly,...» Read More!
The Young Event Horse series here in the U.S. is a growing program, and one that is an integral part of producing the next generation of eventing stars. All over the country, young horses who...» Read More!
The eventing segment of the Central American Games has gotten underway, with the 26 riders presenting their horses to the ground jury yesterday and riding their dressage tests today. Sara Kozumplik-Murphy is coaching the Venezuelan...» Read More!
As I see snow flurries swirling outside my window, it’s surreal that a week ago I was watching dressage in Adelaide, wearing shorts, sandals, and wilting in the 34 degree Celsius temperatures. A recent trip to Oz...» Read More!
Mary King is teaching a clinic hosted by Kelly Gage of Team EnGaged Clinics at Morven Park this week, imparting wisdom coming from many years as an international competitor. Mary did some work with younger horses...» Read More!
Meghan O’Donoghue and her OTTB Pirate leapt into the hearts of the eventing community last spring when they stormed around their first Rolex CCI4* with a fast and clear cross country round to ultimately finish...» Read More!
The above photo is related to my feeling right now, which is related to the recent weather changes. Every year, the first few weeks that it gets really cold, my body first becomes super hungry,...» Read More!
It’s a little hard for me to believe that I’ve been a horse owner for over a decade now. During that time, just one of the many important decisions that I’ve made as a horse...» Read More!
Every year, eventers flee the frigid temperatures and precipitation that’s not conducive to training horses and head south. This annual “Great Migration” is coming up fast. Do you have a place to hang your helmet? In...» Read More!
With the holidays right around the corner, it’s a great time to be looking for your next prospect. Who doesn’t love buying themselves a Christmas present with four legs? Whether you’re looking for a fun...» Read More!
Welcome back to our qualification series. Today we will be looking at the two star level qualifications. If you aren’t ready to compete at this level or need a refresher on all the ins and...» Read More!