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Photo courtesy of Liz Storandt.
No, that photo above doesn’t have a horse in it, but doesn’t it remind you of countless early dew-laden, mist covered mornings spent at the barn? Super groom Liz took that picture at 6am in...
» Read More By on Aug 21, 2014 12:03 am
Photo courtesy of Hawley Bennett-Awad
One week from today is officially the start of the World Equestrian Games for the eventing competition. Jogs will be held in six days! I can’t even imagine the combination of focus and excitement that...
» Read More By on Aug 20, 2014 6:19 pm
'Pretty Boy' Mark is such a delicate flower. Photo by Lorraine Peachey.
The watch word of this week is vaccination. While most folks have likely already vaccinated their equines earlier in the season, some may have not. And, unfortunately, we are in the part of the season when...
» Read More By on Aug 20, 2014 5:00 pm
UltraShield Green Gel from Absorbine. Photo by Lorraine Peachey.
Flies are annoying. They bite my horses. Then they bite me. And then everyone ends up being irritated. I can definitely tell a difference if I totally forget to apply fly and insect repellants before...
» Read More By on Aug 20, 2014 3:30 pm
It’s Wayback Wednesday, and with that in mind we’ve been digging through the video archives to find some great World Equestrian Games footage from 2010. I went to the eventing portion of WEG in 2010 as...
» Read More By on Aug 20, 2014 2:00 pm
Michael Jung and La Biosthetique Sam. Photo by Julia Rau.
After the success of our Rolex By the Numbers series in Kentucky, the chinchillas are diligently at work compiling loads of statistics to make you number nerds jump for joy. But in the meantime, the FEI...
» Read More By on Aug 20, 2014 12:30 pm
Emily Beshear and Shame on the Moon. Photo by Jenni Autry.
Despite the impending madness of WEG that is almost upon us, it is necessary that we tip our hats to tradition and continue with our ritual of previewing important U.S. competitions. Richland Horse Trials is...
» Read More By on Aug 20, 2014 11:00 am
Sinead and Tate gallop at Chantilly Racecourse. Photo from USEF High Performance Facebook.
Hello, EN! As of today, we are exactly one week away from the jogs in Normandy. Right now, our team is diligently training in Chantilly, while the Canadians are hard at work at Maizey Manor....
» Read More By on Aug 20, 2014 12:01 am
Dom and some attentive clinic riders. Photo courtesy of Susan Horner.
I’ve always been a big fan of clinics. Even if I only audit one, the learning opportunities are endless. So, when I heard that Dom Schramm would be stopping in Columbia, Mo., on his clinic...
» Read More By on Aug 19, 2014 4:30 pm
The FEI European Junior Eventing Championships wrapped up at Bishop Burton College this weekend, with Anna Wilks triumphing for individual gold and Team Ireland taking home the team gold medal. Thanks to a wonderful YouTube...
» Read More By on Aug 19, 2014 1:30 pm