From EN reader Janet: I would like to know personal training and nutrition tips from the riders. Hawley Bennett-Awad: Fitness is a huge part of our job, and there’s no point of us not being...» Read More!
The votes have been tallied, and we’re ready to name the 2013 EN Horse and Rider of the Year! The polls were incredibly close, with just seven votes deciding Rider of the Year and 28...» Read More!
The second day of the Hawley Bennett-Awad clinic at Dragonfire Farm in Wilton, Calif., was just as challenging as the first. Perhaps even more so as we all partied a bit hard at the McFall’s...» Read More!
Hawley Bennett-Awad dropped in for a wild time at Dragonfire Farm in Wilton, Calif., last weekend. Stretching over two days, the exercises and insights Hawley brought to the clinic were very valuable and educational for...» Read More!
As a horse-person I always get a kick out of Mondays on Facebook. All of my non-horsey friends post things like “Oh no, it’s Monday again! Boo!” or “I could use one more weekend day!”...» Read More!
Today kicks off day two of the Hawley Bennett-Awad Clinic at Dragonfire. I’m not going to lie, today is going to be pretty challenging considering how absurd last night was. One of the Team DF...» Read More!
As 2013 comes to a close, there are lots of wonderful memories to look back on. Eventing Nation became a whole new beast this year, sending reporters to all the top competitions armed with wi-fi,...» Read More!
Canada’s 2014 short list, based on 2013 performances, has been released. Hawley Bennett-Awad announced the good news on Instagram, noting that her firecracker little bay mare Gin N Juice has appeared on this list...» Read More!
From Bill: Tami Smith holds her overnight lead in the CCI1* on Fleur de Lis after posting a double clear on Cross Country. This was a difficult test; 8 horse & rider combinations failed...» Read More!
Happy Monday, EN. While all eyes have been on Pau, the West Coast has been preparing for Galway! Team DF is taking a fleet of horses down and starts the trip south this morning. A...» Read More!
This afternoon’s show jumping finale at Les Etoiles de Pau can only be described as a wild ride. Just four pairs jumped double clear rounds in the top 30 over Bernard Basque’s course, and only...» Read More!
All 50 horses that presented at the final inspection here at Les Etoiles de Pau passed and will move on to the show jumping, which begins at noon local time (7 a.m. EST). Only Helene...» Read More!
The cross country today here at Pau could not have been nicer, with warm temperatures and a light breeze, the crowds from all over the world packed in to see the horses and riders navigate...» Read More!
With the judges cracking down on scoring today, Kate and I wondered if we’d see any scores in the 30s before the conclusion of the dressage at Les Etoiles de Pau. Lucinda Fredericks and Flying...» Read More!
I stopped by Hawley’s stalls yesterday after watching her typically beautiful dressage test. Hawley was nice enough to introduce me to Ginny and talk with me for a few minutes about her test and her...» Read More!