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She may be 14, but she still acts like she's 5.
Happy 14th Birthday to my funny little mare. There’s nothing quite like getting older with a horse that has seen you through the good times and the bad. While most of Team DF is off...
» Read More By on Jul 2, 2016 12:01 am
Avery Klunick and It It to Win It at the AECs. Photo by Sally Spickard.
Avery Klunick’s devastating announcement that In It To Win It didn’t make it out of colic surgery last night was met with a wave of support and well-wishes from eventers around the nation. “Winston” was...
» Read More By on Jul 1, 2016 5:30 pm
Phillip Dutton has enough ex-racers in his barn right now to field a season of “America’s Next Top OTTB Event Horse.” Here are a few just-posted videos documenting their progress from the Herringswell Stables YouTube channel....
» Read More By on Jul 1, 2016 3:30 pm
Supporting a fellow rider, literally, after a fall. Photo courtesy of Claire Tyner.
As the list of recent tragedies in the world seems to expand at an ever-increasing rate, I’ve felt lately like I’m grasping at straws, unable to catch my breath or move forward in any productive...
» Read More By on Jul 1, 2016 11:00 am
Some snaps from the clinic at Bay Point Equestrian Center. Photos by Mary Pat Stone, shared by Emma Ford.
Look at these photos of kids and adults alike learning all the skills from none other than Olympic Grooms Emma Ford and Cat Hill. Aren’t you jealous? World Class Grooming offers clinics like this all...
» Read More By on Jul 1, 2016 12:03 am
We’re continuing our summer helmet cam tour with a trip to the Kentucky Horse Park, where Midsouth Pony Club Horse Trials ran this past weekend. Michael Willham and Fernhill Cayenne, an 8-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding,...
» Read More By on Jun 30, 2016 5:00 pm
Uncle George is cranky, he’s misplaced his reading glasses, and he’s dialing it in big-time. See how this week’s batch of riders stack up. From George: This attractive pair shows potential but needs polish to...
» Read More By on Jun 30, 2016 3:30 pm
The Sixth Annual EN Blogger Contest deadline fast approaches (tomorrow! Friday, July 1), and with that in mind, here’s a last minute inspirational FAQ, as originally penned by the one and only Abby Gibbon. Who can enter...
» Read More By on Jun 30, 2016 1:00 pm
Sarah Morton and Tuxedo, winners of the Senior Open Novice-B division. Photo by Joan Davis/ Flatlandsfoto.
Area 1 eventers made their annual pilgrimage to the beloved Groton House Farm Horse Trials in Hamilton, Massachusetts this past weekend, where competitors, volunteers and organizers alike were rewarded with a picture-perfect weekend of eventing fun....
» Read More By on Jun 30, 2016 11:30 am
Aerial view of the new arena at Great Meadow. Photo by Jamie Rees.
If you missed out on EN’s last giveaway to win a weekend car pass to next week’s Land Rover Great Meadow International, you’re in luck! We’re partnering with our friends at Horsefly Group to give away...
» Read More By on Jun 30, 2016 10:30 am