On the 2nd of February, 794 lucky equestrians across America found out that they’d be taking part in this year’s Thoroughbred Makeover and, as such, playing a pivotal role in demonstrating how game and multi-talented...» Read More!
Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve decided to get a bit more serious about fitness. Why, I asked myself, do I spend so many hours sweating over the German Princess’ interval training regime, making...» Read More!
Alycia Burton of Free Riding NZ and her incredible palomino paint gelding GoldRush have gained international fame through viral videos featuring amazing tackless feats, from blazing fast beach gallops...» Read More!
I’m probably not the only one with a serious case of cabin fever right now, so thank goodness for Facebook and groups like As Seen Through Horses’ Ears. ASTHE is a public Facebook group where...» Read More!
With three phases to perfect–dressage, marathon and cones–and often multiple horses to guide at one time, eventing’s sister sport of combined driving is equal parts elegance, accuracy, and a little bit...» Read More!
What? OH, you thought I was talking about American football, didn’t you? Like that big game that was on last night? Sorry! What we call soccer here is a known as football to the rest...» Read More!
It is a truth universally acknowledged that I am really rather partial to a throwback video. Is it grainy, jumpy, overlaid with ludicrously posh narration and does its footage flagrantly disregard any commitment to health...» Read More!
We’ve all heard it: if your friends jumped off a cliff, would you do it too? Well, as eventers, as a matter of fact yes, yes we would! Guess we’re all just a bunch of...» Read More!
With all the careful training, schooling and preparation we provide our horses before competitions, we can only hope they not only love but understand their job. Then ideally when their rider makes a mistake, the...» Read More!
… is the ground, natch. But just as there’s a million different ways to clear a fence — some more impressive than others — there’s a million different ways of hitting the deck, too....» Read More!
Social media has made it all too easy for people to speak negatively and indiscriminately toward others under the guise of relative anonymity. The breadth of cyber-bullying is boundless and sadly extends to our equestrian...» Read More!
Finally got the okay to ride a race with my gopro! Here it is! 6th race at Tampa Bay Downs #2 Go Hippo Go finished 3rd at 30-1. Posted by Ashley Castrenze on Friday,...» Read More!
The Event at Rebecca Farm is a bucket-list competition for eventers around the country. Last year, young riders from around the country fundraised their hearts out to make the trip and compete in the North American Junior and Young...» Read More!
In the bleak midwinter, we look forward to the small glimmers of hope offered to us (at least here in the U.K., where we don’t have nice things like Aiken and Ocala). One of those gems...» Read More!
We’ve ALL heard it countless times from non-riders: “Riding isn’t a sport.” “Riding isn’t good exercise.” And the most annoying: “You just sit there...» Read More!
Cold snaps and blizzard abound; odds are that you’ve been experiencing some nutty weather over the past couple weeks which is putting a damper on your winter training. If you’re grounded from the saddle due...» Read More!
High-stakes cross-country, the chance to make judgment calls about your favourite rider’s taste in music, and a jolly good soaking with a few bottles of Pol Roger: it’s what eventing’s all about, really, right? The...» Read More!
While arena eventing is gaining popularity worldwide, it still garners some criticism for the fact that a timed round may encourage riders to run too fast at solid fences....» Read More!
From May to September last year, the Event Rider Masters brought us the excitement and adrenaline of eventing from across the pond right to our computer screens. Now in its second year running, the series...» Read More!
We got some ❄️⛄️ A post shared by Caroline Teich (@teicheventing) on Jan 4, 2018 at 11:17am PST Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow…ok now please make it stop thankyouverymuch. The 18″...» Read More!
Wellington is one of those places that doesn’t really require any further description in order for equestrians to be able to pinpoint it on a map. It’s like Cher, but with states instead of surnames,...» Read More!
Are you snowed in from this bombo-whatever-it-is blizzard that’s whalloping the east coast today? Well, citizens of EN, you’re in luck because here’s a real boredom buster that will test your knife skills and artistic capabilities. All...» Read More!
We all know that when it comes to balancing a riding, work, family and social life, efficiency is paramount. Sometimes making small investments in products and tools to help you work smarter and not harder...» Read More!