Have you ever had a horse who underwent general anesthesia for surgery? If so (or even if you haven’t), then you may know that anesthesia, in particular the recovery from anesthesia, can be one of the...» Read More!
Eventers gotta keep themselves entertained in the off-season somehow! As such, Rebecca Farm is gearing up to host its first skijoring (think: skiing behind horses) competition on Dec. 30-31. It’s actually the first time Rebecca...» Read More!
In the market for a new four-legged partner? You may find your unicorn on our sister site, Sport Horse Nation. To help with the search, we’re going to feature a selection of current listings here on...» Read More!
A critical element of a strong relationship is the ability to be equally excited about important experiences. @normancook and I are perfectly exemplifying this important attribute beautifully, ahh I love you so much honey A...» Read More!
Last month we learned that Julia Krajewski’s horse Samourai du Thot tested positive for the controlled medication Firocoxib during the 2017 FEI European Championships at Strzegom, Poland, in August....» Read More!
The humble water jump: omnipresent on cross country courses around the world, it lies in wait, ready to scare the living daylights out of those who tackle it. https://www.instagram.com/p/BZTmJf5DExY/?tagged=waterjumpfail There are two distinct types of...» Read More!
When an advertiser comes on board with any of Nation Media’s clusters of internet insanity, we try to prepare them for what’s about to go down. They’re going to come face-to-face with the most rabidly obsessed,...» Read More!
Kelly Beaver is not a professional event rider. She’s an adult amateur who works anywhere from 50-70 hours a week at a job completely unrelated to the equine industry. She rides after work and on...» Read More!
Tweaking lyrics is a time-honored tradition at Horse Nation — every December we love to re-release our re-imagined Christmas carols so we can all sing about our equestrian problems in the holiday season, for example....» Read More!
As winter is fast approaching and Christmas is coming soon, I see dozens of sale ads flash across my social media pages on a daily basis. Sellers are scrambling to find new homes for their...» Read More!
The “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century,” or MAP-21 bill, was enacted in 2012 by Congress with ongoing implementation for the next few years. Of most concern for livestock haulers and horse owners...» Read More!
This article is brought to you by Athletux Equine. For more Athletux articles, please click here. Hang on a second, did Barbie give up the ride on her loyal palomino? Wait a second … I don’t remember...» Read More!
Oh hay there! Welcome to yet another incarnation of #EventerProblems. This time, probably because I’m hungry and there is nothing in my fridge except beer, scary week-old Thanksgiving leftovers and some vials of Adequan, we’re...» Read More!
The 2028 U.S. Eventing Team is already out there somewhere, and it’s up to us all to nurture their talent and their big dreams. “2028 Olympic Talent Watch” is an (adorable) new series in which...» Read More!
Maybe the racetrack isn’t just for Thoroughbreds! Each November at Exeter Racecourse’s Devon Day, thundering hoofbeats are heard far and wide as crowds draw for the charity Clydesdale Race....» Read More!
If you’ve been thinking about participating in the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover, your opportunity is coming up! Trainer applications for the 2018 edition of the event open this Friday, December 1st, and updated rules...» Read More!
We are heartbroken to report that Avery Lewis’ The Manx Man has been euthanized following a rotational fall at Pine Top Farm’s Thanksgiving H.T. Avery and “Toby” were competing in the Preliminary/Training division at the...» Read More!
Sir Mark Todd, you may have heard of him, double Olympic gold medalist, Rider of the 20th Century, multiple four-star winner, etc., he’s kind of a big deal. You might also recall that he’s rather tall...» Read More!
We know that good riders become great through hours and hours of honing their skills, pushing themselves, undergoing intense training and finding the perfect equine partners. But in order to achieve success and then maintain...» Read More!
William Fox-Pitt came stateside recently and taught a series of clinics, leaving a number of American riders and auditors more educated in his wake! Lynne Kaye sent us this account of a lightbulb moment she...» Read More!
First there was Apples to Apples. The premise of the game is simple: a group card game, everyone holds a hand of “thing” cards — objects, concepts, proper nouns, etc. The active player in each...» Read More!
Eric Winter has designed some of the biggest, baddest courses in the world. He lead the charge at Blenheim Palace CCI3* for a decade before taking the reins over at the formidable Badminton Horse Trials...» Read More!
Maybe it’s emotional residue from one too many The Black Stallion viewings as a kid, but there’s just something about seeing an event horse the color of polished onyx that makes my heart skip a...» Read More!