In 2018, word of a frightening new proposal slid across the proverbial desk at the Ocala Horse Properties office: the Coastal Connector toll road. The proposed plan meant that two interstates would cut through the...» Read More!
Let’s face facts: this sport wouldn’t exist in the same format it does today without grooms. Can you imagine riders managing multiple horses in different divisions over a competition weekend without help? Grooms may be...» Read More!
Welcome to The Debrief, where we’ll recap the experience of a rider following a big result or otherwise memorable competition. Lea Adams-Blackmore has had a busy season. In the last year, Lea conquered her first...» Read More!
I hate to jolt you out of your post-Thanksgiving haze, but there’s only 21 days until Christmas. Have you done your holiday shopping yet? (I haven’t started yet either). But that’s okay! I’ve come up...» Read More!
We love celebrating and learning about the #supergrooms who make this sport go around — quite literally! — so we’re on a mission to interview as many grooms as we can to learn about their...» Read More!
My winter barn routine goes something like this: I slide my way down the hill to the barn and slog through the mud to get my bedraggled and fuzzy horse. Then I morosely groom the...» Read More!
For us as riders, we prepare for events ahead of time: making sure our horse is fit, sending in our entry, and fine-tuning our dressage test. For all the people who make our competitions go...» Read More!
There’s not much better than having a great run at your first attempt at a new level. If you’ve put the hard work and prep in, the moving up should feel more natural — but...» Read More!
Alright shopaholics, your favorite day of the year is nearly here! Eventing is expensive enough. Why not save some money this Black Friday? We’ve pulled together the best deals from our stable of sponsors in...» Read More!
Going south affordably is all about the answer to one question: how much sweat equity are you willing to put in? If you’re willing to work your tail off, you can go to Ocala for...» Read More!
Welcome to The Debrief, where we’ll recap the experience of a rider following a big result or otherwise memorable competition. For Allie Knowles, Les 5 Étoiles de Pau was one such competition. While Allie has...» Read More!
It’s nearly time for the 2023 Goresbridge Go For Gold Select Event Horse Sale, which features a full catalog of hand-selected eventing prospects for its annual auction. The sale will kick off tomorrow (Wednesday, November...» Read More!
We’re just a couple of days away from the commencement of the 2023 Goresbridge Go For Gold Sale, which has a stocked line-up of three-to-five-year-old event prospects on its roster and plenty among those that...» Read More!
The 2023 Monart Sale will see a record number of 170+ 3-year-olds enter the sales ring, and as day two of bidding begins, the action’s really hitting up — but what are these young horses’...» Read More!
This article was sponsored by World Equestrian Brands, a supporter and sponsor of both Dan Kreitl and Sharon White, who was also mentioned in this article. When I asked Dan what his favorite World Equestrian...» Read More!
Oh, you thought I was done with shopping for the horse that would somehow take me from extraordinarily busy equestrian journalist who’s barely had time to throw a leg over a saddle in six months...» Read More!
I love this time of year, because for me, as a thirty-something lifelong horse addict, the launch of the winter event horse sales catalogues is a little bit like that moment that the new Dover...» Read More!
As the owner of an opinionated off-the-track Thoroughbred mare, I’ve always been fascinated by eventing’s love affair with the Thoroughbred. Though purebred Thoroughbreds have now gone out of fashion, many top riders, if not all,...» Read More!
If you ask a group of eventers to write down a list of qualities that make a good event horse, there’s a good bet that a few things will show up on nearly everyone’s list....» Read More!
We’re very happy to be here in Cecil County, MD for the MARS Maryland 5 Star, presented by Brown Advisory, and we want to celebrate with a few contests and opportunities to win throughout the...» Read More!
This season, we’re following along with Peru’s Diego Farje and his new ride, EQ Scorpio, a part of the newly-formed Equestly Horses program. This series is brought to you in partnership with Equestly, purveyors of...» Read More!
In this excerpt from Dressage School, rider, trainer, and judge Britta Schöffmann explains in the simplest terms why riding down the centerline is more than a start and end to a dressage test. Riding Down...» Read More!
Nothing gets me ready for a big event than looking back through videos from previous years. I like to see how the venue and courses change, and as someone who has yet to make it...» Read More!