The 2018 USEA American Eventing Championships will take place at the Colorado Horse Park this September. Horses and riders across the country are making their final preparations as we head into the home stretch before...» Read More!
Meet Elmegaardens Affair, “Affair”, a 12-year-old Knabstrupper Mare. Yes, you read that right, the keyboard did not go on the fritz. A Knabstrupper is a Warmblood breed originating from Denmark, numbering only about 1,500 in...» Read More!
From his golden coat to his larger-than-life personality, Pegasus Pure Gold seems to take his Horse of a Different Color status to heart. A 14-year-old eventing veteran, “Cosmo” is one of a small number of palomino...» Read More!
Sierra Summit, a bay Arabian/Appaloosa mare, is having a blast with her relatively new career as an eventer at 21 years young. Laura Robinson has owned Sierra for 16 years and says that this “15.2-hand dynamo” transformed from her...» Read More!
When Melissa Dowling first met Avatar’s Jazzman, the 2002 Morgan gelding was a green-broke 4-year-old at Cordia Pearson’s Avatar Morgans in Minnesota. Melissa was looking for a top quality Morgan to train for upper-level dressage and bought Jazz...» Read More!
While Dan Kreitl’s gray stallion isn’t necessarily a horse of a different color, he definitely has something you don’t see in many event horses: a thick, curly coat of hair. The 11-year-old horse known as Spartagon is a Curly...» Read More!
When Emma Lomangino was 13, she bought her Connemara/Appaloosa cross No Doubt as a green-broke 4-year-old. She originally intended “Salty” to be a resale project, but fell in love with the pony’s competitive nature and quirky...» Read More!
When Becca Willner competed her Prelim horse at the 2012 AECs, she jokingly commented “how low-stress and fun a pony would be,” she had no idea that her next “big” prospect would come in a 13.3-hand package....» Read More!
After years of riding lesson horses, Katharine Stancliff found herself frustrated with the lack of progress her riding was making. Living in Illinois at the time, Katharine decided that the time had come for her...» Read More!
Big talent can come in small packages. Take Maggie Gilbert’s pony, Toby Wan Kanobi: a 1999 bay pinto standing 14.1 hands high, Toby possesses springs in his legs that carried him and Maggie all the way to the 2014...» Read More!
Sometimes, a simple twist of fate can turn a tragedy into a story with a happy ending. This is one of those tales. Korbin is a dun medicine hat Paint, who had a rotten start in life...» Read More!
Standing just shy of 13.2 hands high (not including his traditionally-cut, yet totally rocking, mane), KO Aiken is an adorable Norwegian Fjord whose charming personality and love of jumping make him a definite “horse of a...» Read More!
In search of a new horse several years ago, Amanda Sylvia ventured to the Chincoteague Pony Swim, returning home with a precocious 4-month-old colt she named Southern Storm. “Amanda goes to the pony penning every year,”...» Read More!