Happy Birthday to my big brother! Remember when you were young…#throwback #vaulting #goodolddays #rememberwhen #happybirthday @dpequestrian @cynthia_b_p A post shared by Holly Payne Caravella (@hollypayneequestrian) on Dec 2, 2017 at 4:34am PST Happy belated birthday...» Read More!
Leaving the comfort of home and traveling to an unfamiliar venue with a young horse can be pretty nerve wracking. You never really know what kind of horse you’re going to have when you get out there. Will...» Read More!
Last month we learned that Julia Krajewski’s horse Samourai du Thot tested positive for the controlled medication Firocoxib during the 2017 FEI European Championships at Strzegom, Poland, in August....» Read More!
Thinking about throwing your hat in the ring of this year’s Retired Racehorse Project Thoroughbred Makeover? Do it! The trainer application process opened yesterday, Dec. 1, and runs through Jan. 15, 2018, with trainer approvals...» Read More!
Many of you may know that it’s a personal passion of mine to find the best fitting saddle for each of my horses — and to figure out what saddles work for what types of...» Read More!
You know you’re going to have your work cut out for you when your barn-mate texts you a picture of your pony with the caption, “I want to be a brown horse!” Truly, I had...» Read More!
The humble water jump: omnipresent on cross country courses around the world, it lies in wait, ready to scare the living daylights out of those who tackle it. https://www.instagram.com/p/BZTmJf5DExY/?tagged=waterjumpfail There are two distinct types of...» Read More!
When an advertiser comes on board with any of Nation Media’s clusters of internet insanity, we try to prepare them for what’s about to go down. They’re going to come face-to-face with the most rabidly obsessed,...» Read More!
You did it! You made it to December 1st. #NoStirrupNovember 2017 is in the bag. Let’s see how you did....» Read More!
Kelly Beaver is not a professional event rider. She’s an adult amateur who works anywhere from 50-70 hours a week at a job completely unrelated to the equine industry. She rides after work and on...» Read More!
I’m super excited to say that I’ve decided to apply to participate in the Retired Racehorse Project for 2018 with my newest pony, Turkey. He had some time off that I didn’t plan, but you...» Read More!
Tweaking lyrics is a time-honored tradition at Horse Nation — every December we love to re-release our re-imagined Christmas carols so we can all sing about our equestrian problems in the holiday season, for example....» Read More!
As winter is fast approaching and Christmas is coming soon, I see dozens of sale ads flash across my social media pages on a daily basis. Sellers are scrambling to find new homes for their...» Read More!
Did you catch any of the National Dog Show on Thanksgiving? I cannot imagine the primping, preening spa routines those dogs must go through on a daily basis. Although, is this year’s “best in show”...» Read More!
The “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century,” or MAP-21 bill, was enacted in 2012 by Congress with ongoing implementation for the next few years. Of most concern for livestock haulers and horse owners...» Read More!
Warning: weather complaints coming. You know what’s really great? When it’s quite literally 70 degrees during the day, but also 32 at night. This makes everything SO simple in horse land, and I just adore...» Read More!
Sundays helmet cam!! 😁 Posted by Carmen Schatte on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Carmen Schatte and her Dutch Warmblood mare Lady Elvira won a Training division at the 2016 Pine Top Thanksgiving Horse Trials....» Read More!
This article is brought to you by Athletux Equine. For more Athletux articles, please click here. Hang on a second, did Barbie give up the ride on her loyal palomino? Wait a second … I don’t remember...» Read More!
Oh hay there! Welcome to yet another incarnation of #EventerProblems. This time, probably because I’m hungry and there is nothing in my fridge except beer, scary week-old Thanksgiving leftovers and some vials of Adequan, we’re...» Read More!
The 2028 U.S. Eventing Team is already out there somewhere, and it’s up to us all to nurture their talent and their big dreams. “2028 Olympic Talent Watch” is an (adorable) new series in which...» Read More!
It’s wonderful to see eventers giving back this time of year, and Will Faudree Eventing is making a tradition of it this year, recruiting Bobby Costello and John Zopatti to crew the 2nd Annual Celebrity Bartending...» Read More!
Maybe the racetrack isn’t just for Thoroughbreds! Each November at Exeter Racecourse’s Devon Day, thundering hoofbeats are heard far and wide as crowds draw for the charity Clydesdale Race....» Read More!
If you’ve been thinking about participating in the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover, your opportunity is coming up! Trainer applications for the 2018 edition of the event open this Friday, December 1st, and updated rules...» Read More!