Work-life balance, or lack thereof, is a tricky subject for anyone involved in the horse industry and scale always seems to be tipping towards the side that ends with potential burnout. Is this fierce work ethic and...» Read More!
In terms of horse shopping, the well known phrase “oldie but goodie” is a rarity. I find that most trainers, riders and horse enthusiasts would agree the most common attributes shoppers are on the look...» Read More!
“Three, two, one — GO!” Fling went; Fling always went. No jump was too wide, narrow, tall or tainted for Fling to get to the other side. No matter the length or level of the cross country course,...» Read More!
How does your eventer spend the off season? That’s the question we asked readers last week, and the answers we got ranged from napping in the sunshine to moonlighting in extreme equestrian sports that make...» Read More!
There are times in our lives we call “turning points.” When we are young, we are told that these will be significant, life-changing events for us, such as, graduations, marriage and having children. But for...» Read More!
This post originally appeared on our sister site, Horse Nation. All photos are courtesy of Elena Mass. Between the elegant traditions, the action and nature’s vibrant color palate, the sport of fox hunting is a...» Read More!
Michael Willham is a member of the Otterbein University Eventing Team in Ohio. You may have read an article he submitted a while ago about his adventures down in Aiken this Spring. Now he’s back to...» Read More!
Every horse seems to have a story behind where they came from. Jet has a saga. My mom Kim and I run a business out of northern New Jersey based around taking OTTBs directly from...» Read More!
Once upon a time … oh, no, wait. This is a real story so maybe it should start something like, “One fine day in August, 2014 … an 8-year-old little girl who had never really...» Read More!
I have been in the eventing world for 14 years as this woman’s student and recently have realized just how many people and horses I have read about over the years that have benefited from...» Read More!
As a longtime former horse trials organizer, I now seem to have a little more time on my hands before the Powder Basin Horse Trials in Gillette, Wyoming, next weekend and have come up with...» Read More!
Seema would be so mad at me right now. Instead of going for a run or riding my horse, I’m sitting here shedding tears and writing about her. She would hate that! She would brush...» Read More!
EN reader Cornelia Dorr sent us this great video from a recent school project that she produced. “I was assigned as my final project for English class to present my passion to my grade. That...» Read More!
My first love is and always will be eventing. Nothing gets me going like executing a harmonious dressage test, followed by a bad ass cross country ride and polished off with a graceful stadium round....» Read More!
After unpacking my suitcase and washing my muddy clothes, it’s time to get back to the books. As a first year veterinary student at Western University of Health Sciences in Southern California, it’s hard to find time to...» Read More!
New Zealand eventer Bruce Haskell penned an open letter regarding the recent decision by the FEI to change the 21 penalty rule in 2015. Catch up on the changes, and how they can impact eventers,...» Read More!
I recently was watching my trainer, Eric Dierks, as he worked with one of his up-and-coming competition horses, Monty. I was astounded at how much time and patience he was able to spend at the...» Read More!
There’s a fine line between healthy respect and weak-in-the-knees fear, and it’s one that East Tennessee area eventing trainer Erika Adams found herself negotiating at a recent clinic with The Master George Morris. She and...» Read More!
I am by no means a made, professional, career-in-horses equine business owner. I define myself as a motivated 20-something amateur eventer. I go to school full-time, work 30 hours a week and find time to...» Read More!
As the lucky winner of the auditing passes to the Mary King clinic, I bundled up this past Thursday and Friday and headed over to Morven Park in Leesburg, Va. I was eager to learn from...» Read More!
Eventing is a sport of breathtaking highs and gut-wrenching lows, and every person involved in this sport has probably experienced each of these at least once, if not several times over. We carefully select our...» Read More!
Katie Osborne attended David O’Connor’s demonstrations at Equine Affaire, held at the Eastern States Exposition Center in West Springfield, Mass., this past weekend, and was kind enough to send in a report and photos. Many thanks to...» Read More!
As a clinic organizer in Northern and Southern California, it’s hard work to get top talent’s time for clinics. Not only do I try to get known names with great teaching skills, but their schedule...» Read More!