Please join us in welcoming new EN contributor and Blogger Contest runner-up Allie Heninger! Allie, or the Autoimmune Equestrian on most platforms, is 25 and resides in Utah with her husband, fiery little NightMare, Curly...» Read More!
When a determined 14-year-old Cassandre Leblanc showed up on trainer Holly Jack’s doorstep, she didn’t speak a word of English and had one goal: to find out what she was made of. Seven years later,...» Read More!
Upon winning the CCIY3*-L championship last month at Tryon, Jordan Riske had perhaps the biggest smile on her face of any winner that weekend. The 20-year-old who hails from Manchester, MI had conquered not only...» Read More!
In her first run at the CCI3*-L level, 18-year-old Cassie Sanger claimed the top Young Rider award and third place overall at the Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill last weekend. She and Alice Roosevelt’s...» Read More!
Last fall, Lucia Strini was just getting back in the saddle after the birth of her second child, and certainly wasn’t planning her first trip competing abroad. However, a fated trip to Dassett Eventing in...» Read More!
In July, 29 year-old New Zealander Hayley Frielick bought a one-way ticket to the United States. She traveled across the world from Australia with two horses to base herself in America, quitting her job as...» Read More!
It was Saturday night, post-cross country at Kentucky, and the barns were bustling. But instead of the hand-walking, icing, and poulticing one does when they’re looking ahead to Sunday’s show jumping, Courtney Cooper was sitting...» Read More!
When Vicky Scott-Legendre left her native South Africa and arrived in France with the goal of getting to the top level of eventing in 2013, she had one problem: she didn’t speak a word of...» Read More!
With an exciting Young Rider career and kick off as a professional, Cornelia Dorr has had an exciting season, most recently picking up a top 10 finish in the CCIO4* at Avenches in July. We...» Read More!
In the Devon arena eventing class a couple of weeks ago, Arielle Aharoni and Dutch Times (Goodtimes – Alino Queen, by Michellino) may have had an advantage over their fellow eventing competitors: not only do...» Read More!
This isn’t the first time Lexi Scovil has prepped for her 5* debut with Chico’s Man VDF Z (Chico’s Boy – Chardonnay Z, by Caretano Z) — in fact, she’d originally thought she might debut...» Read More!
After Alex MacLeod and Newmarket Jack (Newmarket Jewel – Newmarket Chantepie, by Newmarket Venture) won their second 4*-L, the Area VI fall finale at Galway Downs last November, the question started coming: are you going...» Read More!
Woods Baughman was around six years old when he accompanied his grandfather to “some horse thing happening over at the horse park” in Lexington, Ky. That “horse thing” was what was then known as the...» Read More!
“Everybody thinks they’re busy.” Those are the words of Alex MacLeod, a full-time veterinarian and four-star event rider. When Alex topped the leaderboard at the CCI4*L at Galway Downs last fall, you had probably never...» Read More!
Here at EN, we love to hear from riders as they accomplish their goals throughout the season. This update comes to us from Martha Figueroa, who earlier this summer competed on the wings of a...» Read More!
Ashlynn Meuchel has vivid memories of her first year partnering with the gray Dutch Warmblood gelding, Emporium. Many of them involve her trying to stay on. Emporium, or “Theo” as he’s known at home, has...» Read More!
It’s safe to say that Emma Lomangino enjoys a good challenge. If you want to find a common thread among successful riders — athletes in general, really — you might find one in their childhood...» Read More!
The eventing bug bit Helen Casteel early. It’s a story that’s all at once familiar and unique: the one of how we catch that thing often dubbed the “eventing bug”. A story that I, frankly,...» Read More!
It was a bit of good-natured peer pressure that first brought a younger Amber Birtcil (neé Levine) to the eventing scene after spending the majority of her early riding career in the jumper ring. Growing...» Read More!
Valerie Vizcarrondo Pride never thought she would be 40 and doing her first five-star. It doesn’t seem that long ago – but all at once also feels like a lifetime ago – that a younger...» Read More!
Welcome to EN’s annual series celebrating the first-timers making their five-star debut at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event! We’re excited to spotlight these exciting pairs as they head toward their first crack at this...» Read More!
Welcome to EN’s annual series celebrating the first-timers making their five-star debut at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event! This one is a special one for us, as Ema Klugman is a part of the...» Read More!
We all dream of an ideal, rose colored life. A gorgeous farm on hundreds of acres of lush green land. A barn full of elite, upper level horses. Access to the greatest coaching and competition...» Read More!