Oh boy! Looks like another eventing dynasty is expanding after Doug & Jessica Payne announced this weekend that they are expecting their first child. Since we already know the gender, the real question is: will...» Read More!
Carrie Stryker and Just for Today had a great go at Stable View H.T. this weekend, making short work of what Carrie described as a “beefed-up maxed-out Olympic Novice course.” Carrie works as a vet...» Read More!
Horse trials and three-day events can be very stressful. But there are certain things you can do to prepare to help reduce anxiety for yourself and the family members you dragged along! Here are a...» Read More!
Happy anniversary, Groton House Farm H.T.! The event celebrated its 40th annual running over the weekend, with over 200 competitors contesting Novice through Intermediate-Prelim divisions....» Read More!
It was Jimmy Wofford who first introduced me to the idea that there are three types of riders: those that make it happen, those that wait for it to happen and those that say “what...» Read More!
Kaylen Wood has been riding at Inavale Farm in Philomath, Oregon since she was a girl. Now grown, she’s sharing that joy with her 10-week-old baby, who is learning the importance of volunteerism early in...» Read More!
What could be better on a hot summer weekend than donning skin tight riding pants and dark colored jackets to go out and horse show? Just kidding, sort of. While it may be hot as...» Read More!
What is Triple Crown winner American Pharoah up to these days in his retirement? Since his retirement to Coolmore in Lexington, Ky., America’s Horse has been living the easy life, enjoying endless days of grass...» Read More!
Where there are #EventerProblems there are #EventerSolutions, as horse folks tend to be a pretty crafty, resourceful and frugal (read: broke) bunch. In this spin-off series we spotlight some of your most inventive problem-solving masterpieces...» Read More!
It’s been just three months since Allie Knowles suffered a rotational fall while contesting the CIC2* at Red Hills International. On cross country, she and FE Crosby experienced one of an eventer’s worst nightmares, and...» Read More!
We’re 65 days away from the 2017 American Eventing Championships, and no one is more excited than USEA CEO Rob Burk! In all seriousness, Rob and the entire USEA office work their tails off to...» Read More!
What does it mean to follow your dreams when they involve horses? For Jessica Duffy, this picture looked a little different than she first imagined. As she journeys across the country to tackle the next...» Read More!
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to pit a bike against a horse? Sure, it’s been done before, but we’re always entertained when someone comes up with a fresh way to present...» Read More!
After seeing all of the incredible mounted combat in Wonder Woman, I was reminded of an excellent clinic I attended this past fall. Hands on Horse Training in Aumsville, Oregon, run by mounted weaponry extraordinaire...» Read More!
Have you taken a ride on the strugglebus lately? You’re not alone! That crapshow on wheels is full of smelly, stressed-out eventers just like me and you, and there’s always room for more. Here’s your...» Read More!
I played hooky from work yesterday (though I’m not sure I can technically call it hooky when I actually used a vacation day) to volunteer on dressage day at my local event, Groton House Farm....» Read More!
How much do you think about your saddle when you tack up for a ride? Perhaps you get it professionally reflocked and fitted to your horse’s changing shape every few months, or perhaps it’s been...» Read More!
Kelley Shetter-Ruiz of Carpe Diem Training and her “pole dancing” partner, Tristan the Wonder Horse, are Internet famous for their YouTube videos of pick-up sticks looking ground pole exercises....» Read More!
The new USEF/USEA Recognized Modified level made its debut earlier this spring at The Fork Horse Trials in Tryon, North Carolina. Measuring at 3’5″, the level was created as a stepping stone from Training to...» Read More!
First things first, congrats to Susan MacRae, an eventer from Kintnersville, PA, and recipient of a 2017 CANTER Pennsylvania Becky Julian scholarship. The annual award allots a sum of $500 each to three deserving recipients,...» Read More!
This weekend offers some respite from the FEI calendar, but that doesn’t make it any less busy for U.S. eventing. There’s plenty happening at the National levels, and with a number of horse trials around...» Read More!
Today is National Hydration Day, which is a good reminder for the summer sun (#nomoreheatstroke) but it’s ALSO National Take Your Dog To Work Day, which if you’re a horse person like me, every day...» Read More!
Today let’s #ThrowbackThursday to an event in the not-too-distant past, Area 8’s Indiana Eventing Association (IEA) Classic Three-Day, held June 1-4, 2017 in Edinburgh, IN....» Read More!