Ok, it’s the first week of November and I was wearing a tank top yesterday, and quite warm at that. I don’t want to complain about the weather too much, but as somebody who works...» Read More!
I think my favorite part of training horses is the baby parts, and when they start to figure out the pieces and put them together. Above you’ll see my most recent project, an eight-year-old OTTB...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by @jet.hoekstra I just canNOT with baby photos of eventual five-star winners. The latest winner, Jonelle Price’s Pau partner, the 11-year-old KWPN mare Grappa Nera, is the...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Les 5 Étoiles de Pau (@5etoilesdepau) And just like that, my 2022 competition reporting season is over! I’m a little blue, and a little...» Read More!
As eventers, we’re well-versed in the role horses have played in military history. Our sport did evolve from cavalry training after all; and when eventing first arrived on the Olympic scene only commissioned officers were...» Read More!
It’s the end of an era at Payne Equestrian! Not just because of the big man Vandiver’s retirement, but yesterday Doug announced that long-time groom Courtney Carson would be leaving their program for her next...» Read More!
I’m reminiscing on the time that I was lucky enough to go to Pau, and how nice it was to go to the south of France when it was already frigid at home! I am...» Read More!
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about my relationships of trust between my horses, and how my view on consciously cultivating this has changed over the years. Even as a teenager, I always loved working...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Strides for Equality (@stridesforequality) Have you heard? There are quite a few things up for grabs in this month’s fundraising auction benefitting Strides for Equality Equestrians!...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jennie Brannigan (@branniganeventing) I loved this Instagram post from Jennie Brannigan, who has a long relationship with Nina and Tim Gardner, who themselves are legendary supporters...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by USEF Eventing (@usefeventing) It was a very busy weekend of eventing as the season winds closer to the end, and there was one more USEF National...» Read More!
Watch out citizens of Eventing Nation, it’s a a cold one out there! Or, well, maybe it is at venues other than TerraNova for example. The full winter is still ahead of us, but it...» Read More!
How exciting is it to see an American on top at Mondial du Lion! Caroline Martin has certainly found an amazing group of young horses to keep in her string, and having pretty much tromped...» Read More!
One of my bucket list events to attend, either as a competitor or a spectator, is definitely Le Mondial du Lion. The jump designs on cross country every year are out of this world. I...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Samantha Haynie (@sdh_photography_) This had to be one of my favorite stories from Maryland 5 Star last week. All day, each day, Jarret Ortega not only...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Nico Morgan (@nicomorgan) You can’t always be away winning five-stars in the family Price — sometimes, you’ve got to wrangle the, um, greener ones on their...» Read More!
In every aspect of the sport — from the organizers, to the day-of volunteers, to the athletes’ teams — this whole eventing thing takes a village to pull off. Some of the sometimes unsung heroes...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by @elle.sisimcd This young eventer is going to be the coolest kid at the barn with Team SmartPak rider Boyd Martin’s autograph on her toes. How many...» Read More!
There’s a new Napravnik on top at the Thoroughbred Makeover! Retired Thoroughbred jockey Rosie Napravnik won the eventing division at the 2019 Retired Racehorse Project Thoroughbred Makeover with Sanimo, older sister Jazz won in 2020...» Read More!
If you’re all dressage-d out today, you can watch another kind of magic with Elisa Wallace’s mustang demonstration! She uses relational horsemanship methods to train some amazing things with very little (or no) tack. Can...» Read More!
Dressage begins! Honestly, I’m still not accustomed to the idea of a fall five-star in the US, but as only the second annual Fair Hill 5*, I think I’m excused. The weather this weekend looks...» Read More!
Eventing Nation is once again delighted to have collaborated with the Maryland 5 Star Event Committee to bring you the digital program and form guide for the MARS Maryland 5 Star presented by Brown Advisory....» Read More!
Exciting news! Sharon White has been added as our special World Equestrian Brands guest for our cross country course walk Friday at Maryland 5 Star. We’ll be touring Ian Stark’s course with Sharon and Ride...» Read More!