This photo of new barn rules has been circulating on social media this week, and I have to say it’s brilliant. The fines are hefty! I do disagree with the horse treats part, but that’s...» Read More!
Sunday am Starbucks run ☕️ #aqhaproud #sundayfunday A post shared by Cody Cali (@ridingonroan) on Feb 19, 2017 at 1:56pm PST Um, can we say #goals? For real, if I thought my horse would keep...» Read More!
Just a few more weeks until Daylight Savings Time (don’t worry they will fly by), but the days are already getting longer and there’s been light enough to linger at the barn until almost 6:00...» Read More!
While much of the country was ravaged by strange or simply abundant winter weather, the skies held out for the fine folks at the Fresno County Horse Park on cross country day, a fine reward...» Read More!
It is another soggy weekend in California, but eventers will always go on. The storms hitting the West Coast this weekend are supposed to be pretty significant and judging by everything I’ve seen on Facebook so far,...» Read More!
Yesterday was my birthday, which of course meant that I basically did the same thing I do every day (wake up at 6, clean the barn, ride horses for 10 hours, clean the barn, eat...» Read More!
Note to self: never, ever assume that a horse you’ve owned for almost 12 years who is going on his 16th year of life has “grown up” and decided to start “acting trained”. This applies...» Read More!
And so begins another Valentine’s Day, otherwise known as Singles Awareness Day for many. I have always had mixed feelings about Valentine’s Day. Even in a relationship, I kind of feel guilty for professing love...» Read More!
As the day wore on on Saturday every person on the grounds at Pine Top HT in Georgia slowly peeled off layers as the temperatures fluctuated 30 degrees from morning to late afternoon. And suddenly...» Read More!
If you can’t have a little fun as an event organizer by terrorizing perfectly nice competitors who have paid good money to be there, WHAT EVEN IS THE POINT. Normally you can develop a...» Read More!
Remember that little rhyme – ‘Rain, rain go away, come again some other day’? We’ve been singing it for several days now here in Northern California and it seems to have worked. It’s set to...» Read More!
Remember Icabad Crane? The original Retired Racehorse Makeover champion? He’s stayed in Phillip Dutton’s barn, and competed through the 1* level with Phillip, but now he is the ride of Olivia Dutton. She has two...» Read More!
Those of you who attended EquiRatings‘ standing-room only presentation at the 2016 USEA Convention will not be surprised to hear that Diarm Byrne captivated the International Eventing Forum audience...» Read More!
While eyes were on the $100,000 Land Rover Wellington Eventing Showcase this weekend, some of our event riders were working on their dressage moves at the USEF/USDF Jubilee Dressage show hosted by Southeast Horse Shows...» Read More!
Wellington sure put on a spectacle of a show, as they do every year. As someone who spends a good chunk of my day covering the H/J side of Welly World, I can only imagine...» Read More!
It’s that time of year where all eyes are on Wellington. While eventers are focused on today’s action at the Wellington Eventing Showcase, the entire week has been crammed full of exciting horse-related activities. Earlier...» Read More!
Ahhhh today I’m off to join Jenni at the Wellington Showcase!! Unfortunately I will miss the dressage, but I’m getting there in time for the exciting stuff, don’t worry. I’ve packed several different kinds of...» Read More!
So, I’m going to the Wellington Showcase this weekend, courtesy of my sister hosting me in her house in Wellington, and I’m actually pretty psyched. I haven’t been to Florida for several years now, and...» Read More!
Our friends at Kentucky Equine Research sent us this great story on Blue Stockings, one of their former research horses who just finished the Intermediate Rider division at Rocking Horse with rider Maggie Baker this...» Read More!
I believe it’s really important to try to find something positive to say about every ride, no matter what, even if it’s as simple as “I stayed on today.” Especially for active competitors, it can...» Read More!
It’s so nice to have live scores to stalk every weekend again. Although, as Leslie Wylie pointed out earlier, the length of time in between seasons seems to be getting shorter and shorter. Nonetheless, it’s...» Read More!
With Fresno Country Horse Park hosting it’s Combined Test this weekend, it can only mean one thing! Our season is officially underway on the West Coast. Hooray! This is one of my favorite times of year because...» Read More!
Kate Chadderton celebrated Australia Day this week by welcoming a brand new Australian horse to her herd! Fresh off the boat, this striking looking filly is bred by Finch Farms, in Toowoomba Australia. Her name...» Read More!