About a month ago, I saw an ad for a Doug Payne clinic being held at Oldfields School. I knew that I had to do whatever it took to be able to go. I’ve always wanted to ride with Doug, but I have never seen any clinics with him nearby. Oldfields is about 30 minutes away from me,...» Read More!
On Saturday, Oct. 26, two-time Olympic eventing gold-medalist Phillip Dutton returned to Rutledge Farm in Middleburg, Virginia to host his second clinic as a part of the Rutledge Farm Sessions clinic series. Set on the picturesque grass...» Read More!
What we bring to the barn in the mornings affects our horses. If we bring love and compassion to the barn as we hear greetings of nickers and inquisitive heads popping over stall doors, our...» Read More!
Each year the USEA brings a top international event rider to the States to teach at the Instructors’ Certification Program (ICP) Symposium, and this year’s clinician did not disappoint. In addition to being a five-star...» Read More!
Many thanks to Greta Hallgren, USEA Area V Adult Rider Coordinator, for sharing this Matt Brown clinic report from Weatherford, Texas! Have a clinic report to submit? Email it to [email protected] My first connection with Matt...» Read More!
Earlier this fall, Maya Black made the trip to Silverthorn Farm in Athens, Georgia for a clinic with the Eventing Team at The University of Georgia. As a team alum, I was excited to return for...» Read More!
It isn’t often that a rider of Kim Severson’s caliber comes to Arkansas to teach. While the natural state’s eventing community is growing, and some quality riders and horses are slowly putting us on the...» Read More!
There are a slew of reasons that make Bromont such a special event: the charm of a bustling ski town where everyone speaks French, the breathtaking backdrop of towering mountain peaks, and fabulous hospitality from our Canadian friends....» Read More!
When I texted Sinead a screenshot of the East Tennessee weather forecast for the weekend of her two-day show jumping clinic, her response was short and appropriate: “OMG.”...» Read More!
Over here in sunny California, 2017 ended with a small group of eventers trying to learn the ways of arguably America’s most winning hunter/jumper rider John French. John recently relocated to the barn where I...» Read More!
On Dec. 2-3, Mid-South Eventing & Dressage Association welcomed David O’Connor to the bluegrass for two-day educational forum. The first day consisted of in-seat education — read highlights from that in Part 1 here. The second...» Read More!
During a well attended afternoon session yesterday at the USEA Annual Meeting and Convention in Long Beach, CA, renowned groom and barn manager, Max Corcoran, reminded us to make good decisions when working with and...» 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!
I confess, that when my non-horsey husband gave me a two day pass to audit Carl Hester’s Oct. 21-22 Masterclass in Palgrave, Ontario, I was amazed (how on earth did he come up with that!)...» Read More!
After rave reviews, we knew the Michigan eventing community had to have Bobby Meyerhoff back for a clinic this summer, this time minus the snow!...» Read More!
The Australian Equine Performance Center in Midway, Kentucky, home of Double Dan Horsemanship USA (you might’ve seen Dan James at Rolex), recently hosted its first ever eventing clinic with Clayton Fredericks....» Read More!
Pure Gold Stables in Salem, Ohio hosted its second annual GPS (Galloping, Pace and Steeplechase) clinic last month and it was a huge hit. While some riders were prepping for their first long format events, others...» Read More!
“If you’re going to ride, you’re going to fall.” “It’s not a matter of if, it’s when and how bad it’s going to be.” These are phrases horseback riders of all disciplines have heard and...» Read More!
EN’s good friend Laura Szeremi AKA Bad Eventer recently had the opportunity to participate in a clinic with LandSafe, whose Landsafe Rider Fall Safety System training program is designed to teach the best practices of fall...» Read More!
While it feels like most of the general population has migrated south for the winter, those up north are trucking through trying to stay warm and keep their skills up to par. Jackie Smith of...» Read More!
The Aiken Horse Park Foundation hosted a World Class Grooming Clinic with Emma Ford and Lizzie Olmstead at beautiful Bruce’s Field on Monday, and I was lucky enough to observe. Emma is the head groom for...» 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 inspire you...» Read More!
In case you missed the first two recaps from William Fox-Pitt’s recent clinic in Ocala, here are the links: dressage and show jumping. Thanks so much for sharing, Laura! Check out Laura’s blog, Tales from a Bad Eventer (editor’s note:...» Read More!