I’ve seen a lot of people sharing and nominating each other for the equestrian photo challenge where each person shares a favorite horse photo every day for 10 days. There have been many really inspiring...» Read More!
Happy whatever-day-of-the-week-it-is! Time means nothing and UberEats means everything, and the thought of leaving a start box again one day in the not-too-distant future is the glue holding it all together right now. If I...» Read More!
I’ve been very proud to see so many eventers making the most out of their downtime lately. Some have been especially productive and revamped their show jumping sets Camille Kierstead here. This is a girl...» Read More!
I think the ‘pot of gold’ that everyone would like to find at the end of a rainbow right now is a sense of normalcy. For us eventers, it seems like we might start to...» Read More!
I never got to compete this spring before the cancellation of everything, so it’s been a really long weird winter season for me, only slightly improved by the generally good weather and good horses. Let...» Read More!
My unabashed favorite competition announced yesterday that they have rescheduled the Virginia Horse Trials spring competition to July 21-24th, which is exciting news. As events start to slowly come back to the calendar, I’ll be...» Read More!
Are you and your horse dreaming of this?? Loch Moy Farm is open for schooling!! We have our XC schooling course open,… Posted by The Maryland Horse Trials @ Loch Moy Farm on Friday, May 8,...» Read More!
June heralds in the return of equestrian competition and riders are getting creative to ensure safety. Area III Chair Cyndi Kurth passed along an idea from Pat Bunge of Red Roses Farm in Illinois, who...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram Sunday Suspense – with the rigours of Saturday’s cross country behind them, those surviving gather for the vet’s inspection and decision on soundness, enabling them to proceed to the final...» Read More!
Remember when finding (and remembering) your courses was the toughest part of your weekend.. ha.. ha… I’ve never missed them so much!...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram XC fun day with 11 horses and all were fresh and fabulous! 😍 These two 7yr old half brothers both gave a little extra today into the water – who...» Read More!
I don’t know how or why this started, but I seem to only ride plain bays. My own two horses are plain bays, with about one spot of white between the two, and the barn...» Read More!
We’re all finding ways to amuse ourselves during this strange time, and Laine Ashker has adopted some baby birds that fell from the ceiling of her indoor, and tamed them. Anybody else tamed some unexpected pets?...» Read More!
Happy Wednesday! We’re one more day closer to seeing some competitions resume, and I know I’m not the only one itching to get back to some sort of normalcy. Here’s hoping we continue to make...» Read More!
Going through some old stuff at my parents house led me to a CD of photos from a schooling show in 2005. I was 12 at the time, and my horse, Ginger, was six. These...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram Nothing to see here just me & my eventing pals Oli, Pippa, Piggy & Willie off to pick up our numbers… . . I don’t care if no-one rose thinks...» Read More!
To all the horse moms out there, but especially to my horse mom, thank you! Thank you for encouraging and supporting us in a sport and in a career with horses. Happy Mother’s Day! National...» Read More!
THANK YOU… to everyone who has donated! ⭐️We want to help our front line workers world-wide and we can't do it… Posted by Virtual Eventing on Friday, May 8, 2020 Have you been tuning into the NAF...» Read More!
I’ve been getting really into complicated pole and cavaletti exercises this spring, in an attempt to build strength on my horses, keep their brains engaged, and do flatwork without doing dressage. This one was particularly...» Read More!
You know, it feels like summer in the way that I have a rocking farmer’s tan from Monday, but also I live in Virginia, which means that it’s going back down to 32 this weekend....» Read More!
With the news that competitions may soon see a return, it’s got me thinking a little about future goals and learning to be adaptable. While I’m not currently riding/competing, I’m still a very goal-driven person....» Read More!
Happy Tuesday! You guys hanging in there? We’re all in this together — and the best news is that today is Cinco de Mayo, so go self medicate with a margarita! National Holiday: Happy Cinco...» Read More!
We say it time and time again, but the eventing community is a pretty terrific one, particularly in a crisis. After Sussex-based Lauren Sapsted’s yard burned down last week, she was touched to receive donations of...» Read More!