Trainers put up with a lot of characters, and they (generally) do it with an overflowing amount of grace. You know that one girl in the barn who just drives you up a wall if...» Read More!
We are happy to report that Phillip Dutton was named the 2016 USEF Equestrian of the Year and was awarded with the Robert P. Strub Trophy at last night’s Pegasus Awards in Lexington, Kentucky. We...» Read More!
The Kentucky Horse Park Commission has voted to withdraw from consideration to host the 2022 FEI World Equestrian Games, a press released stated today. The Horse Park was up against Slovakia’s Samorin venue as the...» Read More!
No trust, no us! Who would argue that riding is not about a partnership … and if we want partnership we need trust, so successful cross-country riding is all about trust. Your horse must trust...» Read More!
Big news, EN! William Fox-Pitt is competing at next month’s $100,000 Wellington Eventing Showcase aboard Steady Eddie, Boyd Martin confirmed to EN. The showcase will take place Feb. 3-4 at the Palm Beach International Equestrian...» Read More!
Health is something that many eventers take for granted. We go about our days without having to think too much about it — we eat what we want, we ride and are physically active, and we...» Read More!
It has been nearly eight months since Philippa Humphreys died on May 14, 2016, at the Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event, and donations are still coming in for the college fund created in support of Millie,...» Read More!
Among the 2017 Eventing 25 Program selected riders, 18-year-old Cornelia Dorr is a bit of a rookie. She is one of two riders named to the list who have never taken part in the USEF Emerging...» Read More!
What’s in Your Ring? is an EN series sponsored by Attwood Equestrian Surfaces in which riders share their favorite jumping exercises. It’s easy to get stuck in a training rut, and we hope this will...» Read More!
In past years EN has awarded the title of Evening Nation Horse and Rider of the Year based on popular vote. With 2016 being an Olympic year and one combination stepping up as the heroes of...» Read More!
The first horse trial of 2017, Ocala Winter I H.T., is in the books! Scrolling through social media it is clear to see how happy all of this year’s eventing trailblazers were to be back...» Read More!
Buck Davidson made the most of his Intermediate rides at Ocala Winter I, presented by The Brian Cox Farm Team, this weekend, finishing first and second and also sixth in the Open Intermediate to kick...» Read More!
It’s been over a year since we’ve seen Cambalda, longtime partner of Jennie Brannigan, out competing. After sustaining a collateral ligament injury at Pau in 2015, Jennie and owners Tim and Nina Gardner made the...» Read More!
Having nothing left to prove in his career as an event horse, William Fox-Pitt’s incredible partner Chilli Morning is now moving on to the next phase of his life, retiring to stand at stud for...» Read More!
It’s the end of an era as Maya Black has confirmed that Doesn’t Play Fair will no longer compete with her at the upper levels. “Cody,” a 12-year-old Holsteiner gelding owned by Dawn and Jon Dofelmier, will...» Read More!
The Saturday morning family explosion! Wake up calls, sock hunts, caffeine lifelines. Children and animals to be fed, hockey for Lara, piano for Jack, granny to be collected, shopping and dental hygienist … and of...» Read More!
Leslie Threlkeld’s year-end post 10 Eventers Who Inspired Us in 2016 and its reader-suggested sequel Six Eventers You Were Inspired By in 2016 are well worth the read, if you haven’t already. I thoroughly enjoyed helping brainstorm...» Read More!
Research has shown that writing down your goals substantially increases your chances of achieving them — check out this goals research study by Dr. Gail Matthews of California’s Dominican University. We all know that horses...» Read More!
We are delighted to host Sally Cousins as an EN guest blogger, as she shares her wealth of knowledge with us in the form of training tips. We hope these nuggets of information can be integrated directly into...» Read More!
Who needs a gym membership when you’ve got a barn aisle? If you’re ready to get back in shape after an overindulgent holiday season, or if you just need a good belly laugh (it’s good...» Read More!
This week we shared ten favorite standout stories about eventers that inspired us this year. Now it’s your turn. We asked who you were inspired by in 2016, and you had some great picks! Elisa...» Read More!
What you got in them pants, EN … velcro? From Beginner Novice horse trials to the Olympic Games, we spotlight the top six stickiest britches of 2016 and put it a vote: Who had the...» Read More!
EN has long celebrated U.S. breeders and horses bred in the U.S., and we’re excited to take an in-depth look at the top breeders and homebreds of 2016. The USEF has released the list of...» Read More!