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I still smirk whenever a non-horse person foolishly declares that a horse is not as intelligent as other domesticated animals. Certainly, horse¬†intelligence is a different sort of intelligence from a dog or cat, but there’s...
» Read More By on Oct 10, 2015 12:01 am
You have to see this great save sent to us by Amy Langeler of her 9-year-old daughter, Naomi, and her horse Max. Naomi was finishing her course in a lesson when Max left a little...
» Read More By on Oct 9, 2015 6:00 pm
Fire Fly, a 5-year-old sold at today's Boekelo KWPN auction for $32,000. Photo by Leslie Wylie.
Event horse auctions don’t happen so much in the States but in Europe it’s definitely a thing. Have a glass of wine! Have another! Fall in love! Have one more glass of wine! Open your...
» Read More By on Oct 9, 2015 2:17 pm
Mo’ horses, mo’ problems. Here are 30 more of your realest eventing struggles. If you missed them: Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17,...
» Read More By on Oct 9, 2015 9:00 am
Ronald Zabala-Goetschel has another winner today in the 3 year-old east coast championship division, Wise Pirello. Photo courtesy of USEA FB
Oh my goodness thank god it’s Friday! I am so very ready for a few free hours this weekend in which I can do absolutely nothing! My idea of a vacation is nothingness plus sleeping,...
» Read More By on Oct 9, 2015 12:03 am
Did you know that yawning can be a symptom of excitement, physical discomfort, or even fear in a horse? Photo by Andrew Lever.
I’m a creature of habit, and it seems like the same can be said of my horses. It seems like every time I’m untacking after a ride, that my young gelding Rufus starts yawning. No...
» Read More By on Oct 8, 2015 5:00 pm
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JM Durr made the trip all the way from California to North Carolina to campaign some sales horses on the hunter/jumper circuit at Tryon International this fall. Aside from eventing through the CCI3* level, JM...
» Read More By on Oct 8, 2015 3:00 pm
Marilyn Little and RF Scandalous. Photo by Leslie Wylie.
Buck Davidson and Copper Beach got the ball rolling this morning and the girls came out to play this afternoon at the Boekelo CCIO3*. First up… Marilyn Little and RF Scandalous (45.50, 11th) Marilyn and...
» Read More By on Oct 8, 2015 12:30 pm
Photo by Leslie Wylie.
For all you maniacs out there who are nutty enough to get up in the wee hours to watch an overseas event, the Boekelo CCI3O* is streaming live. It took me a hot minute to...
» Read More By on Oct 8, 2015 8:30 am
Buck Davidson and Copper Beach. Photo by Leslie Wylie.
The rain started coming down just as Buck Davidson entered at A this morning here in the Netherlands — “Boekelo weather,” as they call it. This week’s CCIO3* is the final leg of the FEI...
» Read More By on Oct 8, 2015 6:11 am