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Lauren Billys and Castle Larchfield Purdy at Rebecca Farm in 2019. Photo by Shelby Allen.
It’s often quoted that up to 90% of sports performance is psychological. Even it it’s not quite that high, how much time do you spend working on the mental and emotional parts of your rides?...
» Read More By on Aug 4, 2020 1:22 pm
One of the best parts of eventing, as a recent interview subject put it recently, is the fact that at any given moment, you could be in the warm-up area almost touching elbows...
» Read More By on Aug 4, 2020 11:00 am
View this post on Instagram SO. MANY. PHOTOS. Novice riders from the July Horse Park of New Jersey at Stone Tavern, Inc. event, your proof galleries are loading. Credit codes have been sent to those...
» Read More By on Aug 4, 2020 12:01 am
It’s no secret that Tamie Smith and Mai Baum can d-a-n-c-e DANCE. Tamie and 14-year-old German Sport Horse gelding owned by Alex and Ellen Ahearn and Eric Markell, have been topping first phase leaderboards for a while...
» Read More By on Aug 3, 2020 5:00 pm
Isabelle Santamauro working on a head-to-the-wall leg yield under Peter's watchful eye. Photo by Joan Davis / Flatlandsfoto.
During this year’s competition hiatus, Peter Gray continued doing what he does best — helping horses and riders improve — via his Remote Centerline Workshop series, in which he virtually judged dressage tests. Now, as...
» Read More By on Aug 3, 2020 1:15 pm
View this post on Instagram Kehinde Wiley “Officer of the Hussars” 2007 oil on linen 9×9 feet @diadetroit @kehindewiley #blacklivesmatter A post shared by Kehinde Wiley (@kehindewiley) on Jun 15, 2020 at 8:31am PDT As...
» Read More By on Aug 3, 2020 7:58 am
Artwork via The Art of Michelle Clarke.
Michelle Clarke has pretty much nailed the anatomy of the Eventer. There are so many good ones here, but my favorite has to be “Learnt dressage test the morning of the event.” It’s like she...
» Read More By on Aug 2, 2020 12:01 am
William Fox-Pitt and Chilli Morning. Photo by Jenni  Autry.
If everything had gone as planned this year, we would all be hunkered down for an exciting weekend of eventing in Tokyo right now. We’d all be a little groggy this morning, having stayed up...
» Read More By on Aug 1, 2020 12:01 am
I’m not sure there’s a horse person out there who doesn’t relish the opportunity to go ‘through the keyhole’ for a good snoop around another rider’s operation – and if that glimpse behind the scenes...
» Read More By on Jul 31, 2020 10:50 pm
Earlier this month we launched a 1st Annual $5,000 Diversity Scholarship with the support of generous donors, inviting minority equestrians to contribute to the discussion of diversity and inclusion in equestrian sport. It is the mission of this...
» Read More By on Jul 31, 2020 4:32 pm