You can ask my family, I am probably the most unlucky person on the planet. I can’t even win a free ticket on a scratch-off, but despite the handful of lemons life throws my way,...» Read More!
Meghan O’Donoghue and her OTTB Pirate leapt into the hearts of the eventing community last spring when they stormed around their first Rolex CCI4* with a fast and clear cross country round to ultimately finish...» Read More!
Everybody loves a good OTTB story, and they don’t get much better than Meghan O’Donoghue and Pirate. Purchased as a scraggly 3-year old when Meghan was 15, Pirate was intended to be a project, but...» Read More!
By now you know the story of small-town girl Meghan O’Donoghue and her scrappy Thoroughbred Pirate. If not, the quick recap is that they both hail from the middle of nowhere in the midwest and worked their way through...» Read More!
After being the sole owner of Pirate since he came off the track as a 3-year-old, Meghan O’Donoghue has decided to take the syndication plunge, and she picked a pretty exciting time to make the...» Read More!
How did you do on our mystery rider? We thought perhaps you’d be able to guess! This young lady has been running around competitions throughout Area IV for as long as any of us can...» Read More!
Meghan O’Donoghue and her scrappy OTTB, Pirate, took the eventing world by storm (and stole a few hearts along the way as well) last year when they rocked around their CCI4* debut to the tune...» Read More!
The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event is right around the corner! As in recent years, the official Rolex site (www.rk3de.org) is hosting blogs from three featured riders. This year’s participants are Will Faudree, Ellen Doughty, and...» Read More!
From Courtney: I finally think I am almost back to normal after getting home from Aiken. After 10 amazing days of riding, watching and learning, we have all made it back to the tundra that...» Read More!
From Courtney: Aiken: the one word almost every event rider in the midwest dreams of hearing during the terrible months of December through March. While we sit around and read the posts from everyone on...» Read More!
Many thanks to Shelly at Ivegotyourpicture.com for sharing her beautiful photos from the High Performance Training Sessions in Ocala. Click here to read the report from yesterday....» Read More!
I was unable to attend yesterday’s session — thankfully our good friend Thehorsepester did! — but I caught almost all of today’s jump lessons with coach David O’Connor at Meredyth South in Ocala. The day...» Read More!
Meghan O’Donoghue, who has had nothing short of an eye-popping year aboard her own Pirate, an 11-year-old off-track Thoroughbred gelding, will receive up to $5,000 to help with training expenses in 2014 thanks to the...» Read More!
The USEF published a fantastic recap yesterday of how the 17 riders in the new Developing Riders/Eventing 25 program fared at major competitions this year. From Lauren Kieffer and Veronica’s winning streak at major CIC...» Read More!
US Eventing High Performance has to be in a good mood after Blenheim CCI3*. Clark Montgomery and Loughan Glen finished third (tied for second, really) and first-timer Meghan O’Donoghue was 11th with Pirate. Meghan received...» Read More!