Cruise around the Ocala Jockey Club CCI* with Lainey Ashker and Call Him Paddy, an 8-year-old off-the-track Thoroughbred sourced by her mother, Valerie Ashker....» Read More!
It’s World Horse Appreciation Day, apparently, although I only discovered this a few minutes ago (cheers to the Burghley Instagram page for enlightening me; I feel like a sufficiently dreadful equestrian journalist). Anyway, it made...» Read More!
Put on your dancing shoes and get down to this jazzy freestyle by James Koford and Adiah HP. For the second consecutive year, they won the Grand Prix open freestyle championship...» Read More!
Sometimes finding a daily feature video is super easy — perhaps there’s an eye-catching video on social media that we can’t pass up sharing or you awesome readers send in something to [email protected] Other times it’s a...» Read More!
As you know, eventing’s roots are in the military. A sport once reserved for cavalry officers and their mounts is now a worldwide hobby and profession for people from all walks of life. On this Veterans Day, as...» Read More!
I am firm in my belief that, whether you’re three, thirteen, thirty, or some derivative thereof, if you have a pony (or, indeed, a horse that you lovingly refer to as a pony), then you’ve...» Read More!
Whereas some parts of the country are on fire with colorful autumn foliage right now, Rocking Horse Stables feels winterproof with its palms and Spanish moss, and it’s already firing up for snowbird season. The Altoona,...» Read More!
People think I’m crazy when I tell them I foxhunt my event horse, but it’s been the very best thing for him as he grows into himself and learns where his feet are. Hunting has...» Read More!
The $20,000 Horseware Indoor Eventing Challenge took place this past weekend during the annual Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, Ontario. The competition, now in it’s 11th year, is an invitation-only event that see’s riders...» Read More!
Is anyone else suffering from horrendous Pau withdrawals? It’s a funny old time of year; for those of us on this side of the pond, the final four-star wrapped up eventing in 2018 and placed...» Read More!
When it comes to combined driving, I have SO many questions. I drive a duallie through a gas station and there’s a 50/50 chance I’m going to take off a fender, despite having side and...» Read More!
The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is unique for two main reasons. 1) It’s smack in the middle of Washington, D.C.; the stabling is literally set up in the street. 2) It takes place in...» Read More!
The Guinness Book of Records cites just a couple of records relating to horses jumping. There’s an official record for puissance (8 ft 1.25 in), for highest jump by a Miniature Horse (42.5 in), and for...» Read More!
Ireland’s Joseph Murphy and his longtime partner Sportsfield Othello are the old pros of the 2018 Pau field. This is their fourth crack at the event together, having finished 27th in 2011, 5th in 2014,...» Read More!
William Fox-Pitt. You know the guy – five Olympic Games, four World Equestrian Games, SIX Burghley titles. Throughout his glittering career, what does he consider his biggest triumph (you might be surprised!) and his most...» Read More!
If you’ve ever wondered what it might be like to gallop through the looking glass and around Wonderland (someone out there must have thought about this, I’m sure) wonder no more. The cross country course...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram This is Cooley Moonshine’s happy face after taking the lead at @mondialdulion on day one on a 22.4! Very very proud of this super 6yr old! 😍😍 #lovehim @cooleyfarmhorses...» Read More!
There’s a saying that you shouldn’t body clip a horse before Halloween or after Valentine’s Day. It’s a good thing we’re getting close to October 31 because the horses are already getting awfully fuzzy! My...» Read More!
One of the best things about working in the horse industry is the people in it. Okay, okay, hear me out here — I know we’re all absolutely bonkers, and we drive one another mad,...» Read More!
The Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover is a very different kind of horse show for a number of reasons. Perhaps the most obvious difference is the fact that there are 12 different disciples all competing...» Read More!
Grooms are integral to top equestrian programs around the world. While the riders focus on training and performance, grooms tend to the needs of their charges around the clock. Not only do they make sure the horses are...» Read More!
Skye Liikanen had a banner weekend at the 2018 Retired Racehorse Project Thoroughbred Makeover, placing second after the first round of Dressage competition before going on to win in the Finale. They also won the...» Read More!
Guys. It’s happened. We’ve run out of opening dates and ballot dates. I’m distraught. I’ve clipped (and am now eating freshly shaved hair for every meal; delish), I’ve started mentally calculating what I’ll spend that...» Read More!