Just as you don’t have to be Irish to enjoy a Guinness on St. Patrick’s Day, there’s a fair amount of Irish cultural appropriation inherent in the naming of event horses. In fact, over 350...» Read More!
Top o’ the morning to you, Eventing Nation! What better way to ease into the day than with a breakfast-themed edition of “Event Horse Names”? This edition was inspired by Arizona eventer Ashlyn Durelle’s horse...» Read More!
Trivia: Of all the reindeer — Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen and, of course, Rudolph — only one doesn’t share its name with a USEA registered horse. Can you guess which is...» Read More!
Stalking creative names on the USEA horse database is one of our favorite leisure pastimes here at Eventing Nation. In case you missed them, check out these previous editions of Event Horse Names: Authors, Books & Characters, Battle...» Read More!
It’s been a hot minute since our last edition of “Event Horse Names” but the cold weather coupled with lack of actual eventing news to report has me feeling inspired to pick it back up....» Read More!
Eventers name their horses after the darnedest things. Thus far in this series, we’ve singled out hundreds of USEA-registered event horses named after literary references, booze, eventing empires and monster trucks. Today we turn our gaze...» Read More!
Many eventers have turned to the world of monster trucks for horse naming inspiration, for obvious reasons. I don’t care how big and scary that cross-country course is — if you’re riding a horse named...» Read More!
There’s no better advertising for your eventer sourcing/breeding operation than attaching your name to as many winning horses as possible. Here are the stories behind five of the most dominant prefixes in the USEA Horse...» Read More!
Probably because they drive us to drink, it is a common practice among eventers to name their horses after adult beverages. For part two of EN’s “Event Horse Names” series, I combed the USEA Horse...» Read More!