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Horseware Products, Belmont House, Ireland 2017
Have you spotted a horse horse wearing this colorful orange and aqua fly sheet? You might be wondering why Horseware chose this color scheme and pattern for the Amigo Evolution Fly Sheet. The answer is actually based in...
» Read More By on Jun 20, 2019 4:58 pm
Meg Pellegrini and RF Eloquence. Photo by Sherry Stewart.
Area VI has named the five riders who will travel to Rebecca Farm to compete in the North American Youth Championships. Congratulations to these California Gurls: Charlotte Babbitt with 2AM Sarah Ertl with Global Showtime Savannah...
» Read More By on Jun 20, 2019 2:00 pm
Photo courtesy of Mallory Stiver.
8EN received an overwhelming response to Hylofit’s Next Top Amateur Contest, in which we sent out a call for amateur eventers to share the big goals they’ve got their sights set on for this season. In...
» Read More By on Jun 20, 2019 8:00 am
Photo of my dog looking like a snack.
Today is National Take Your Dog To Work Day, but as horse riders, a lot of us are really lucky in that EVERY day is take your dog to work day. My dog follows me...
» Read More By on Jun 20, 2019 12:03 am
This helmet cam is the first of its kind, giving viewers the chance to see what upper level cross country prep looks like from the perspective of the groom. From the grooming, tacking, studding and greasing,...
» Read More By on Jun 19, 2019 12:00 pm
Shanghai Spring. Photo via New Vocations Racehorse Adoption.
Mares. It’s love ’em or hate ’em, apparently. I’ve met numerous people who have claimed that they’ll never own one. They’re just too opinionated, or moody, or sensitive, they say. I say that’s ridiculous. Get...
» Read More By on Jun 19, 2019 9:00 am
Future event rider of America! Photo courtesy of Melissa Fox.
We’ve had Mother’s Day and Father’s Day but now that those are behind, we should take some time to thank those patient kids of ours who show up to the shows with their parents and...
» Read More By on Jun 19, 2019 12:01 am
The amazing main stadium at Aachen. Photo by M.Strauch/Aachen 2015.
US Equestrian has named the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the CCIO4*-S at Aachen, which will take place July 19-20 in Aachen, Germany. While Aachen is not part of the 2019 FEI Nations Cup Eventing Series,...
» Read More By on Jun 18, 2019 4:22 pm
Larkin Hill H.T. Training A winners Cassie Sanger and Ultra Violet. Photo by Joan Davis / Flatlandsfoto.
Speaking of blue ribbons, you know who else deserves them? Horse show photographers. Exhibit A: Joan Davis of Flatlandsfoto, who stood out in what appears to be a hurricane to take pictures of Larkin Hill...
» Read More By on Jun 18, 2019 3:30 pm
From the archives: Steve Symansky cheering for Lynn at Kentucky.
Facebook on Father’s Day weekend is full of feels as horse-crazed girls and guys celebrate the dads who hauled the trailer, carried the buckets, and most importantly supported them in this undoubtedly bonkers hobby. ...
» Read More By on Jun 18, 2019 2:00 pm