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We've ALL heard it countless times from non-riders: "Riding isn't a sport." "Riding isn't good exercise." And the most annoying: "You just sit there ...
» Read More By on Jan 17, 2018 1:30 pm
USEF Emerging Athlete Coach Leslie Law debriefs the riders after the first jumping lesson of the day. Photo by Jenni Autry.
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Hello from Ocala, Florida! The riders named to the USEF Emerging Athletes Eventing 25 program participated in training sessions with Emerging Athlete Coach Leslie Law last week at Liz Halliday-Sharp’s ...
» Read More By on Jan 17, 2018 11:00 am
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Want to volunteer at the 2018 Tryon World Equestrian Games? Good on you. If selected, not only do you get to play a helpful role in what is expected to be the largest event in...
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It may have been cold for Stable View down in Aiken but since it’s a lot colder up in Philadelphia, I wasn’t complaining. Much. OK, a little, when I realized my show jumping jacket is...
» Read More By on Jan 17, 2018 12:01 am
Carl Hester riding Nip Tuck, winner of the FEI World Cup Dressage Grand Prix Freestyle at Olympia in 2016. Photo by FEI/Kit Houghton.
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Today William Micklem continues his articulate recap of a presentation by British Olympic dressage gold medalist Carl Hester to top British and Irish coaches. If you missed part one, read it here.  Carl was asked...
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Stubert and Shelby doing the official muzzle bump greeting. They are now friends forever. A post shared by Courtney (@aneqlife) on Jan 15, 2018 at 7:25am PST I hope you all enjoyed a long holiday...
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Cold snaps and blizzard abound; odds are that you’ve been experiencing some nutty weather over the past couple weeks which is putting a damper on your winter training. If you’re grounded from the saddle due...
» Read More By on Jan 15, 2018 6:00 pm
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Every year like clockwork on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I climb up on my EN soapbox and squeamishly point out the lack of diversity in equestrian sport. And every year I feel underqualified, overprivileged....
» Read More By on Jan 15, 2018 3:30 pm
Carl Hester and Nip Tuck. Photo courtesy of FEI/Jon Stroud.
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Even senior coaches can be inspired! An elite group of senior coaches from all disciplines recently spent a unique morning with Carl Hester, at his exquisite training base near Bristol, watching nine of his horses...
» Read More By on Jan 15, 2018 11:00 am
“The Allisons” (Allison Thompson and Alison Wilaby), who finished 1st and 2nd in the Thoroughbred Makeover Eventing division in 2017; Alison Wilaby also won Dressage. Photo by Stephanie Griffiths.
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If you’re thinking about throwing your hat in the ring of this year’s Retired Racehorse Project Thoroughbred Makeover, the time is now! Today marks the deadline for trainer applications, with trainer approvals to be announced...
» Read More By on Jan 15, 2018 9:00 am