More than 10,000 people are still without power in Aiken this morning. That’s a lot of horse people who haven’t had a shower since before the historic ice storm struck last week. At first, it’s...» Read More!
First, a historic ice storm that Gov. Nikki Haley compared to 1989’s Hurricane Hugo. Then, an earthquake that registered as one of the strongest in state history. We can logically conclude that a plague of locusts...» Read More!
Aikenites are still trying to dig out and clean up following Wednesday’s ice storm, which dumped more than 1 inch of ice on parts of the county. About 45,000 residents in Aiken County are still...» Read More!
More than 50,000 Aiken County residents are without power today following yesterday’s ice storm, the Aiken Standard reports. Kate Samuels sent me this video of her drive to the barn this morning. As you’ll see, the...» Read More!
We satirically reported two weeks ago that a couple inches of snow had crippled Aiken, but a particularly nasty ice storm that hit early this morning really has shut down the area. Gov. Nikki Haley has...» Read More!
A crippling blizzard has brought Aiken to its knees this morning. The Aiken Standard reported that the area received between 1 and 4 inches of snow, leaving roadways in treacherous conditions. By 7:30 a.m. EST this...» Read More!
Brendan Quinn, a freshman at the University of South Carolina-Aiken, approached us about blogging on collegiate eventing for EN, and, as big fans of supporting the growth of collegiate eventing, we of course told him yes!...» Read More!
So you aren’t packing the four legged kids up and high tailing it to Aiken or Ocala. Maybe it just wasn’t in the cards financially, or your boss simply didn’t understand the importance of wintering...» Read More!
So you’re thinking of joining the great migration, and you’re not sure how to start. Do you go to Aiken? Or do you trek to Ocala? How do you go about finding a barn with...» Read More!
As we all slowly exit our holiday hangover, most horses and riders are suffering through tolerating the cold winter weather, including ice, snow and bitter winds. Some horses are starting to go back into more structured...» Read More!
I’m always a little ambivalent about heading South to Aiken for the winter, although this year’s weather has made me less so. As I’ve been crunching through the frozen puddles in the morning and twisting...» Read More!
If only this really worked! (Photo Courtesy of makolane) Good Morning EN Readers! It’s Friday! Let’s all cheer in celebration for another long week nearly over! Somedays I feel like I need Pony GPS (pictured above)...» Read More!
Undoubtedly, Ocala, FL and Aiken, SC are the two premier US winter eventing training locations, but which is best? I have been fortunate to spend two full winters in Ocala, and one in Aiken over...» Read More!
I only have enough computer battery for a very short post. Aiken has gotten 4-6 inches, and, at least where our barn is, we have completely lost power. I can only imagine what Pine Top...» Read More!
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