This post originally appeared on Horse Nation. Who didn’t relish their barn rat days? Spending the entire day at the barn with your other barn rat friends, only to sleep for a few hours and...» Read More!
The United States Equestrian Federation looks to be taking a page from British Eventing’s book in its list of administrative penalties for June, which issued fines to two USEF judges for comments made last year...» Read More!
It’s Riders4Helmets International Helmet Awareness Day, and we here at EN got to thinking about the importance of helmets. I sent out a request for all of our writers to tell me why they wear...» Read More!
So you’re on the hunt for your next partner in crime, your future Olympic champion, or soon-to-be best friend. Congrats! You are now involved in the most exciting and simultaneously frustrating process in the entire...» Read More!
Carla Lake over at Horse Nation has composed a list of particular habits only horse people can relate to. While we aren’t as bad as victims on TLC’s freak show “My Crazy Obsession,” face it:...» Read More!
Denny Emerson is always a favorite of mine to read; I remember reading his “Between Rounds” columns in the Chronicle many years ago. He shares his wisdom freely, whether it’s tips on riding skills or...» Read More!
In this day and age, selling horses should be easy, right? There are dozens of advertising sites available online. Every cell phone has a camera, so it’s possible to get at least one photo of...» Read More!
The USEF released the High Performance Summer/Fall Training Lists Wednesday night, and there are a number of changes from November’s Winter/Spring List. Who moved up or down? Who are the newcomers? Which names are noticeably...» Read More!
Here at EN we’ve been having a heyday with British Eventing’s new Social Media Rule. And by “we” I mean “the Chinch,” EN’s furry freedom fighter who sprang into action upon learning that BE’s members...» Read More!
The world that we live in is fast and only getting faster. We walk fast, talk fast, post pictures on the internet fast, text with blazing fingers of lightning, and expect everyone and everything to...» Read More!
British Eventing announced an intense social media policy on June 3 that we’re surprised doesn’t have more members questioning its legitimacy on Facebook and Twitter. But that’s exactly what the rule has now banned. Click here...» Read More!
Remember a few short weeks ago when we were all moaning and groaning about the cold, the snow and the unseasonably long winter weather? Well, no worries because Mother Nature knows just how to be...» Read More!
You always wonder exactly what you’re going to get with a new group of selectors. With all the emphasis that’s been placed on getting U.S. dressage scores as close to the 45 mark as possible...» Read More!
Technically, trainers and coaches are people that we pay to critique our skills (or lack thereof) because we have seen them work miracles on horseback that we could only dream of accomplishing. We go to...» Read More!
At the conclusion of seven selection trials this year, we’re oh so close to finding out who will represent Team USA in Normandy at the World Equestrian Games. The final vet checks before naming the squad are taking...» Read More!
Today we wish to thank all of the wonderful dads out there the happiest of Father’s Days. Much like our horse-show moms, our dads are there to hold a horse or drive a trailer, all...» Read More!
That’s a wrap on the first day of dressage here at Luhmühlen. There’s a lot that goes unsaid when I’m manically typing reports and snapping photos all day — not to mention shooting the shakiest video since...» Read More!
The times they are a-changin’. Five years ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find a single helmet on dressage day at an FEI competition. Now more and more big-name riders are strapping on their crash hats...» Read More!
I love babies…horse babies that is. They’re just so darn adorable and impressionable and fun to work with. Every step you take is a huge achievement, which for me makes training them all the more...» Read More!
Today at 8 p.m. EST, we will once again start the journey to finding our next fabulous EN writer. While it is not an easy process to go through (the nerves and obsessive compulsive checking...» Read More!
“When we really think about the Games, your primary way to go is through Kentucky or Jersey Fresh because of the time between those and the WEG. If that doesn’t work out and we need to...» Read More!
The Fourth Annual EN Blogger Contest deadline fast approaches (Monday, June 9 at 8 p.m. EST), and with that in mind, here’s a last minute inspirational FAQ, as originally penned by the one and only Abby...» Read More!
With three selection trials left to go, the WEG picture for Team USA is anything but clear, and there’s a lot riding on Bromont, Bramham and Luhmühlen as pairs look to earn a ticket to Normandy....» Read More!