Presented by: This week’s comic was inspired by a friend of mine (that would be you, Rachael Rosenthal!). I shamelessly stole from a post about her mare, Lyric, who seems to embody just what it...» Read More!
Broken bones are usually a pretty good reason to back off on the training and riding for a bit, let oneself heal and recuperate. And while we may have just reminded equestrians that the lost...» Read More!
Twenty years had passed since the last time a six-horse hitch had rumbled into the show ring at the Warren County Fairgrounds. Hundreds of horses and rolling wheels had kicked up plenty of dust over...» Read More!
When Gus Peterson decided to pop the big question to his girlfriend Sarah Bryan, he had no idea he was about to go viral — but nothing adorable on the horsey internet stays a secret...» Read More!
There’s a certain heaviness that settles on the heart when you can sense that something just isn’t right, and that sensation was growing heavier with every step I took across the long pasture on Monday,...» Read More!
Remember when Purina made us all bawl around Christmas a few years ago with this emotional punch-in-the-gut of a commercial? Well, they’ve done it again. If you’re at work or in a public place, consider...» Read More!
I am a HUGE fan of text messaging, particularly because I’m always overbooked and running around like my hair is on fire. I rarely check my voicemail (and by rarely I mean “I have voicemail?”)...» Read More!
I used to love galloping bareback in the woods on my lease pony when I was teenager — back in those days in which I was young, fearless and had the ability to bounce and...» Read More!
Riding helmets have come a long way in recent years — and that’s a good thing. According to Riders 4 Helmets, referencing NEISS data from 2007, 78,279 people visited the emergency room that year due...» Read More!
If you missed our first article, we here at Horse Nation are following Angela Gross Kemerer and her Arabian mare Shae as they prepare to compete in the Vermont 100 endurance ride. A hundred miles...» Read More!
Two years ago during my brief stint away from horses, I met a wonderful man named Dale Gaebler. I had just moved back to my hometown and was adjusting to my new life as a...» Read More!
The sport of endurance riding is the ultimate equestrian test of stamina. Horses and riders spend hours racing across rugged terrain covering 20, 50, or sometimes even 100 miles, checking in with veterinarians along the...» Read More!
Disclaimer: horses are social animals and thrive with companionship. Some horses are happiest with other horses while others can thrive with a friend from a different species. This piece is meant as a humorous list...» Read More!
Some time a few years into my first job as a full-time professional horseperson, I opened my car to drive home from the barn on a cold winter night and sat down to immediately realize that I had achieved a certain benchmark status: I had an equestrian car....» Read More!