Holiday gift giving season has set in, or as my mother calls it, “ho ho hell.” The FEI has read the tea leaves and they’ve predicted what your horse will kindly be gifting you. Find your...» Read More!
Let’s be honest — in a sport as humbling as eventing, having the ability to laugh at ourselves is practically a prerequisite for participation. That’s why we love Australian eventer Maryanne Wallace’s comic series called Horse...» Read More!
Getting your wisdom teeth extracted is a miserable experience, but at least some good comedy can come out of the ordeal. You’ve seen the original David After Dentist video that put post-sedation wooziness on the map...» Read More!
Equine facial expressions are an open book. Take, for instance, these photos of EN staffer Leslie Threlkeld’s horse Beau: 🤦🏻♀️ #beaumonster #naughty A post shared by Leslie Threlkeld (@lathrelkeld) on May 31, 2018 at 6:48am...» Read More!
One-hundred fifty editions of #EventerProblems in and still going strong. That’s worth a congratulations … or something. Keep ’em coming, EN — we know you will (because as long as there are horses, there will...» Read More!
How much struggle can you fit in 280 characters? PLENTY. Here’s your latest batch of #EventerProblems as shared on Twitter. Friend: I think there’s a hair in your food…Me: nope it’s a piece of hay...» Read More!
Eventers are visionaries. They see the world in a different way from their un-horsey brethren. For eventers, even the most mundane everyday object can suddenly seem full of potential … to be jumped. Your latest...» Read More!
Washington State eventer Robin Loch had us in stitches with her latest YouTube video parodying cross country jump judge stereotypes. Any of them ring familiar? Be sure to subscribe to Robin’s YouTube channel, EventerGirlProbs, and...» Read More!
Just as you don’t have to be Irish to enjoy a Guinness on St. Patrick’s Day, there’s a fair amount of Irish cultural appropriation inherent in the naming of event horses. In fact, over 350...» Read More!
Earlier this week I finally went to the doctor about an infection that wouldn’t clear up, despite putting myself on a course of expired SMZs my friend found in her tack truck and was about...» Read More!
Baby horses do the darnedest things. Lissa Green handled this dramatic moment in true eventer fashion — with a laugh and plentiful rocketship/heart emoji. That escalated quickly 😂😉 Fresh baby WOLF MASTER deciding to buck...» Read More!
For many riders, the thought of raising the fences to new heights gets our blood pumping. Hours of lessons and critique have all led up to this moment — jumping a fence bigger than you...» Read More!
It’s that time of the year when spring seems sooooo close yet also sooooo far away. And in some parts of the country, it feels even further — more like soooooooooooooooooo far away. Michigan, for instance....» Read More!
Being “extra” is a phrase that linguistic pioneers of the Internet have been bandying about lately, meaning over-the-top, excessive, dramatic, etc. Example: I don’t know what is going on in that GIF, but I think...» Read More!
Earlier this week I listed out some unwritten, unspoken lessons I’ve learned while participating in this magnificent sport (see “Never Look Down in the Port-a-Potty and Other Eventing Rules to Live By“). I invited our...» Read More!
After a long hiatus, #EventerFailFriday is back with a vengeance! This week’s theme: Horses for whom this shirt does NOT apply. Because they’ve got just one deep, dark, scary problem. Those fake ditches be scary,...» Read More!
On Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, USEF Managing Director of Eventing and lifelong Patriots fan Joanie Morris lost a Super Bowl bet to lifelong Eagles fan Buck Davidson....» Read More!
Whether you studied Dante’s Inferno, or you just have vaguely concerning taste in literature, I’m sure you’ll agree that, where real-life application is concerned, there are some parts that are just … problematic. And I don’t...» Read More!
Are you snowed in from this bombo-whatever-it-is blizzard that’s whalloping the east coast today? Well, citizens of EN, you’re in luck because here’s a real boredom buster that will test your knife skills and artistic capabilities. All...» Read More!
Over the last couple of days, an incredibly clever AI system called Botnik has been garnering considerable media attention for its absolutely barmy addition to the Harry Potter oeuvre. After having all seven novels in...» Read More!
Did you catch any of the National Dog Show on Thanksgiving? I cannot imagine the primping, preening spa routines those dogs must go through on a daily basis. Although, is this year’s “best in show”...» Read More!
Oh hay there! Welcome to yet another incarnation of #EventerProblems. This time, probably because I’m hungry and there is nothing in my fridge except beer, scary week-old Thanksgiving leftovers and some vials of Adequan, we’re...» Read More!
Sir Mark Todd, you may have heard of him, double Olympic gold medalist, Rider of the 20th Century, multiple four-star winner, etc., he’s kind of a big deal. You might also recall that he’s rather tall...» Read More!