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Once every September, Wollman Rink is transformed into the venue of the Rolex Central Park Horse Show. What’s it like to take a turn around this one-of-a-kind arena? Let’s #FlashbackFriday to 2015, when Louise Serio...
» Read More By on Sep 22, 2017 4:30 pm
If a photo is worth 1,000 words, a video is worth … what … 10,000? 20,000? We’re going with 100,000, judging from these reader-submitted gems. Enjoy! Time for #eventerfailfriday 😱 Got a really bad...
» Read More By on Sep 22, 2017 9:00 am
A very happy Jen McFall with homebred Hallelujah DF, Champion 2-year-old FEH. Photo courtesy of Jen.
Packing rules: try not to wait until the last minute, wait until the last minute anyway, don’t forget to pack underwear that won’t be pink polka dots under your white competition britches, bring a cooler,...
» Read More By on Sep 22, 2017 12:03 am
Your dogs were out and about over the weekend at Plantation Field International Horse Trials in Unionville, Pennsylvania! This canine-friendly event even featured demonstrations from Tail Blazers Agility Club of the Brandywine Valley, PA. is taking...
» Read More By on Sep 21, 2017 5:02 pm
Kim Keppick. Photo by Nick Snider.
Instructors, trainers, coaches. Is there a difference? Yes, although there is overlap, too. Riding instructors typically teach people to ride on safe, school-type horses, even if they are privately owned. They provide an important introduction...
» Read More By on Sep 21, 2017 4:03 pm
Just a little racehorse enjoying his new lifestyle. Photo by Kate Samuels.
Holy poop it’s been so hot lately. It was really nice for a few weeks, but now it’s like July again and I feel like I’m dying. I’m one of the special people who turns...
» Read More By on Sep 21, 2017 12:03 am
If you weren’t able to watch the British Eventing live stream of cross country from Blenheim, here is more than 30 minutes of footage thanks to good friend of EN David Robinson, better known as...
» Read More By on Sep 20, 2017 5:38 pm
Jennie Brannigan and Twilightslastgleam. Photo by Shelby Allen.
It's an exciting day for Tim and Nina Gardner and their homebred Thoroughbred Twilightslastgleam, as the horse has received the Holekamp/Turner Young Event Horse Le Lion d’Angers Grant to compete with Jennie Brannigan ...
» Read More By on Sep 20, 2017 3:10 pm
Kaitlin Spurlock of Clasing Equestrian demonstrating a wall sit. Photo by Laura Crump Anderson.
To be successful in eventing you must be able to navigate a dressage test with accuracy and precision, breathe and jump around a quick but demanding show jumping course, and...
» Read More By on Sep 20, 2017 1:19 pm
Advanced Level eventer and psychotherapist Andrea Waldo tells us why we need to screw up (a lot!) if we want to be better riders.
Everyone has heard the old adage, “Practice makes perfect.” Then, somewhere along the way, someone upped the ante on us and said, “Practice doesn’t make perfect; perfect practice makes perfect.” The theory goes that if...
» Read More By on Sep 20, 2017 12:46 pm