Ann Cottongim sits on the Public Relations Committee for the American Trakehner Association and kindly wrote this piece in honor of Veteran’s Day. Thank you to all those who have served and continue to serve...» Read More!
Over the past two years, college eventing has experienced rapid growth. More and more colleges are forming eventing teams each year. The USEA has recognized college eventing and is offering a Collegiate Program Membership for...» Read More!
As autumn saturates our New England landscape with leaves of golden hues and flaming reds, I have been reflecting on our season. As reflection comes and goes, my attention quickly turns to the future and...» Read More!
We published a look at some of the dilemmas facing the American Eventing Championships earlier this month, and now Mary Hirsch returns with a detailed analysis of how holding the AECs at the Texas Rose Horse...» Read More!
Seth Beaver competes at Training level and also grooms for his wife Kelly Beaver, who competes her horse Hobbs at the Intermediate level. In this reader submission, he shares his thoughts on the grueling task...» Read More!
As our sport evolves and cross country courses become a different type of test than days gone by, it is natural that concerns arise about how we design that phase and how much of an...» Read More!
Julie Howard is back with more confessions of a Master Event Rider. This time around, she addresses the idea of sportsmanship and how she has changed her definition of it. What thoughts would you add...» Read More!
From Anita: I was lucky enough to attend the Phillip Dutton clinic this past Tuesday and Wednesday with two horses. The clinic was organized by Nicole Parkin and her husband Frank. It was held at...» Read More!
From Emily: Often our paths are not a straight line, and Suzy’s story of her entrance into driving demonstrates persistence and a love of horses and competition. Suzy began riding at a young age and competed...» Read More!
Gillian Warner recently had the wonderful opportunity to take a lesson on Jane Sleeper’s four-star mare UN to prepare for her Pony Club C-3 rating. We would be fangirling over a ride on UN too! Thank...» Read More!
Arthur Tateishi partner with Eventing Canada[!] to host a Blythe Tate clinic at Pommele Acres in Tottenham, Ontario, earlier this month. Stephanie St. Pierre was kind enough to send in a wonderful clinic report. Remember to send your...» Read More!
EN’s blogger friend Bad Eventer is still glowing from the Doug Payne clinic she rode in a couple weekends ago at Meadowcreek Park in Kosse, Texas. She chronicled the experience in her infamous blog, Bad...» Read More!
From MMC Eventing: Want to be a working student? Want to know what it takes to excel at it. Read the following advice. It is all important. The decision. First you must decide if being...» Read More!
I’ll be the first to admit that there’s nothing more refreshing than an ice cold beer during a late afternoon course walk … or more comforting than a Bloody Mary first thing in the morning...» Read More!
Thank you. It can never be said enough to the selfless men and women who give up their weekends all season long so that the rest of us can compete in this sport. I make...» Read More!
Jessica Agner is the daughter of Anne Ward and a horse lover by birth right. She competed in dressage and hunter/jumpers as a teenager and into her 20s. She now is living in Butte, Mont.,...» Read More!
George Morris descended upon the Midwest last weekend, armed with sarcasm and brilliant training tips. EN reader Jana Lyle was able to check an item off of her bucket list and participate in the clinic,...» Read More!
From Annika: This was taken today on my very own Reason in Fort Collins, CO. Reason is a 6 year old warmblood, who was raised as an orphan as he was a twin and his...» Read More!
From Colleen: A trip to Normandy has been on the minds of many upper level riders for months and months, and the anticipation is coming to an end in a few short weeks. An integral...» Read More!
Tim Price’s win at Luhmuhlen may have come as a surprise to many, but not to those that know the story of his and Wesko’s journey to get there. The acceptance speech that Tim gave...» Read More!
Leave it to a bunch of eventers to turn their pickup truck into a swimming pool after a hot day of competing. That’s exactly what the Gold Chip Eventing gang did this past weekend at...» Read More!
Brooke Schafer sent in our winning Reader Submission for the month of May. Her touching reflection on her weekend grooming for Rolex Rookies Julie Norman and Consensus gave us a great insiders’ perspective on what...» Read More!
Day 1: Dressage Auditor: Karen O’Connor’s in the house—I mean the arena-and she’s setting the bar. Wait, who am I kidding? She is the bar. Now she’s chatting with each horse and rider pair, asking about...» Read More!