There’s something special about seeing a driven and talented kid who is just starting out in the sport of eventing. There’s something even more special when you meet a pair of siblings who are each...» Read More!
After meeting Hawley Bennett-Awad on the side of the road while out hacking, Jennie Duke signed her daughter, Elise, up for lessons. Now, two years later, Elise has blossomed into a dedicated equestrian and Jennie...» Read More!
While some of the best American eventers congregated in Texas this past weekend for the Nutrena American Eventing Championships, some of Area 1’s future stars took the spotlight about a month ago at the inaugural...» Read More!
When I was a kid, in my pre-Eventing days, I spent more than a few dreary winter days daydreaming about competing at Spruce Meadows or Thunderbird in Canada. Sure, I could have gone to Indio...» Read More!
Many of us associate bareback riding with childhood barn adventures — bombing around on ponies beyond the four-board fence of adult supervision, testing the boundaries of our bravery and balance. Area VIII eventer Carrie Mulks,...» Read More!
Queeny Park is the St. Louis area’s only event, nestled in the heart of Area IV. Looking back on my childhood, some of my fondest memories are of walking our horses across the street to...» Read More!
Sarah Braun was on top of the world in 2012. She had just come off of winning team gold placing fifth individually in the CH-Y** at the North American Junior and Young Rider Championships and was...» Read More!
Eventers at this past weekend’s Plantation Field Horse Trials donned purple to honor the memory of rider, owner, mentor and volunteer Seema Sonnad, who passed away suddenly last month. The event was made all the...» Read More!
Dauntless Courage, an 18 hand Percheron/Thoroughbred cross gelding, was anything but an embodiment of his ironic name when Chelsea Kolman first met him. Chelsea, who makes her home in Lexington, Ky., first met “Dante” as...» Read More!
I’ve found at this age, I (and pretty much everyone in the Junior divisions) get caught up in the ribbons, scores and results of the shows more than we care about the experience and people...» Read More!
The USEA recently kicked off a great series of articles authored by Joe Verga celebrating the 2000-2010 decade of eventing highs. The first two articles recalled the glory of David O’Connor winning gold at the...» Read More!
As athletic as they are tough, it’s no wonder Irish Sport Horses have topped the World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses Eventing Studbook rankings for 8 out of the last 10 years. Last year, once...» Read More!
Last week we shared with you eight emerging stars that we were inspired by in 2014. We asked for you to add to our list by telling us about an eventer that inspires you, and...» Read More!
From Beth: When I’ve competed in horse trials, there are always wonderful volunteers who make it a great day. So, I volunteer at events to make it a great day for someone else. Plus, it’s...» Read More!
Another WEG year has come and gone, and the U.S. horses are enjoying some well-deserved downtime before being brought back into work. Horses are unique in that each individual requires a different training program. While...» Read More!
From Erika and Katherine: On what could have possibly been the last beautiful autumn weekend before winter, 24 riders gathered at River Glen Equestrian Park just outside of Knoxville, Tennessee, for a two-day clinic with Sinead...» Read More!
From Margaret: Let me tell you about a few very important volunteers from the Carolina Horse Park. Pat Gibson: Pat is the Volunteer Coordinator for all the recognized Horse Trials (four each year), unrecognized Starter...» Read More!
We posted an article on the new indoor eventing series in Southern California, Pacific Indoor Eventing, yesterday, and the idea was met with great popularity among our readers. Some readers thought it would be a...» Read More!
With the winter season quickly approaching, a new indoor eventing series is kicking off tonight in San Juan Capistrano, California. Designed for all levels from 12″-2′ all the way up to Advanced, the event promises...» Read More!
The Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover has just concluded, and the final votes were tallied to officially declare Herringswell Stable’s Icabad Crane the 2014 winner. Piloted by Phillip Dutton, Icabad Crane’s story has been a...» Read More!
This weekend, eventers and others from around the equine industry will be at Pimlico Racecourse to promote the wonderful OTTB. The Retired Racehorse Project has done a great job of putting together this event, which...» Read More!
To call a four-star cross-country course designer’s job “tough” is like calling the footing on last weekend’s WEG course “damp.” These people have one of the hardest jobs in the sporting world, imagining and then...» Read More!
In search of a new horse several years ago, Amanda Sylvia ventured to the Chincoteague Pony Swim, returning home with a precocious 4-month-old colt she named Southern Storm. “Amanda goes to the pony penning every year,”...» Read More!