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As a winner of the inaugural EN Blogger Contest, this year’s panel of judges encouraged me to offer some advice to those considering throwing their hat in the ring this go-round. Here are some pearls...
» Read More By on Jun 29, 2016 1:00 pm
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Eventer horses are known for always giving it their 150% effort … even though sometimes closer to 50% effort would probably suffice. Our first jumping effort in warmup was, erm, exuberant #ohcrapgrabmane #eventerproblems A photo...
» Read More By on Jun 29, 2016 11:00 am
Carl and his buddy Uthopia. Photo via Carl Hester's FB page.
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Everyone loves a happy ending and thankfully that’s what Uthopia got, as Carl Hester has been able to bring the Olympic champion home to his yard. Coincidentally, he comes home just in time to celebrate...
» Read More By on Jun 29, 2016 12:01 am
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Thoroughly intrigued by yesterday’s U.S. Olympic Eventing Team media conference, or whatever it was, which was live streamed on the FEI Facebook page, I started wondering what other random acts of social media the organization...
» Read More By on Jun 28, 2016 5:30 pm
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Rebecca Farm is a community affair. Family run by the Broussard family and supplemented by the hard work of countless volunteers, this event is truly a marquee benchmark for competitors and spectators alike. The story...
» Read More By on Jun 28, 2016 1:00 pm
Mia models the Rambo Ionic Stable Sheet from Horseware Ireland. Photo by Jenni Autry.
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It’s common to spot horses wearing therapy sheets and blankets at competitions. Our horses are athletes, and we all want them to feel their very best so they can perform to the highest level of their...
» Read More By on Jun 28, 2016 11:30 am
Colleen Loach and Qorry Blue D'Argouges. Photo by Leslie Threlkeld.
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All around the world Olympic eventing team announcements are being dropped, but Canada is biding its time with the big reveal. A statement yesterday from Equine Canada indicates that the team will be officially announced...
» Read More By on Jun 28, 2016 10:00 am
Kurt Martin and Delux Z. Photo by Sally Spickard.
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As July nears, it’s almost time for my favorite event of the season: Rebecca Farm. If you’ve never been to Rebecca Farm in beautiful Kalispell, Montana, trust me, it is worth the trip. And if...
» Read More By on Jun 28, 2016 12:01 am
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The USEF has announced the dressage squad for the 2016 Olympics in Rio! The following athlete-and-horse combinations will comprise Team USA...
» Read More By on Jun 27, 2016 3:00 pm
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I’ve always been #teamfoam because of my experience with various saddles over the years, and the fact that I’ve always ridden lots of different horses throughout my life. Since I was 21 and just graduating...
» Read More By on Jun 27, 2016 1:00 pm