Sometimes setbacks are opportunities disguised in ugly wrapping — at least, that’s what Andrew McConnon told himself last summer as he heard and felt an uncharacteristic and ominous pop in his leg. He’d hit his...» Read More!
A talented young Hanoverian mare kept popping up on my “Weekend Winners” column each Monday, earning eye-popping dressage scores and going on to finish on them more often than not. In fact, Lovely Lola has...» Read More!
Alexis Helffrich and M Creme de la Creme SE had less than ideal conditions for their CCI2*-S dressage test at the Fresno County Horse Park CCI & H.T. two weekends ago. “He went in during...» Read More!
It’s fitting to equate one of Boyd Martin’s newer mounts, Tsetserleg, to Clark Kent. Day by day in training he’s good, but unassuming — even mediocre at times. It’s not until he’s at a competition...» Read More!
When Hannah Salazar purchased Sandro’s Star last year, she joked that she’d have to eat only peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in order to afford him. Fortunately Sandro or “Jelly,” as he’s affectionately nicknamed, has put...» Read More!
Dani Sussman has always had an affinity for Thoroughbreds, particularly pocket sized ones well-suited to her diminutive 5’1″ frame. Throughout her career, though, Dani has ridden more than a few horses who were perhaps a...» Read More!
Just over a year ago, Erin Kellerhouse checked a big item off of her bucket list: a horse shopping trip to Ireland. It was a trip Erin had always wanted to take, and the opportunity...» Read More!
It’s difficult not to notice the stunning gray gelding galloping by on cross country, but then to see him fly high–just for fun–with perfect form, you’ll whip out the order of go asking yourself, “Who...» Read More!
Maintaining several jobs, a family, a farm of your own, and an eventing career is not a task for the faint of heart. When Colleen Orta made the decision to move from the Midwest to...» Read More!
Transitioning from one discipline to another is no easy task, but Michigan-based eventer Jennifer Gallas credits her cross training between show jumping and eventing with a lot of her confidence and education. A former hunter/jumper...» Read More!
Last week on EN’s Got Talent, we introduced you to Kelly Pugh’s talented young horse, Corazon, owned by David and Candace Garrett. Corazon recently completed his first CCI* with Kelly in the irons at Rebecca...» Read More!
The 8-year-old KWPN gelding owned by David and Candace Garrett is aptly nicknamed “Toddy” in the barn, after Sir Mark Todd, who won the Olympics the year he was born. He’s got the big shoes...» Read More!
Mia Farley had always big plans to go horse shopping in Ireland for her next upper level mount. After The Good Witch, whom she was leasing last year, retired in 2014, her plan came to...» Read More!
Last week on EN’s Got Talent, we got to know a little more about Santos, the newest upper-level prospect in Boyd Martin’s barn. Bearing a striking resemblance to Neville Bardos in both looks and demeanor,...» Read More!
The chestnut gelding with the white face and white eye caught a few eyes at Paradise Farm in Aiken last weekend. With the always recognizable Boyd Martin in the irons, a few onlookers thought perhaps...» Read More!
Last week on EN’s Got Talent, we met Katy Groesbeck’s newest upper-level prospect, Roman Place. The 7-year-old OTTB gelding found a new home with Katy after spending some time at Buck Davidson’s barn, and he’s...» Read More!
Katy Groesbeck is a California girl at heart. So when the opportunity presented itself to join Buck Davidson’s team in Pennsylvania last year, Katy knew it would be a big move, but she was excited...» Read More!
In the last edition of EN’s Got Talent, we chatted with Justine Dutton about Jollybo, her up and coming British Sport Horse mare. Preparing to contest the CIC2* at Plantation Field then, Justine said the...» Read More!
Justine Dutton made a name for herself on EN as “the Other Dutton,” and now she’s got another talented horse in her arsenal who will be making her CIC2* debut this afternoon at Plantation Field....» Read More!
In our last edition of EN’s Got Talent, we met Leslie Law and Beatrice Rey-Herme’s promising British Sport Horse gelding, Tout de Suite. Leslie saw a lot of potential in the horse when he first...» Read More!
Leslie Law was on a European horse shopping trip late in 2011 when he came upon a 4-year-old British Sport Horse gelding after hearing about the promising horse from JP Sheffield. “JP is a good...» Read More!
Last week, we met Megan Moore’s newest upper level prospect, Master Mind. A 6-year-old Irish Sport Horse, “Guinness” has made himself right at home at Team CEO Eventing and has shown sparks of promise when...» Read More!
Megan Moore went on a horse shopping trip to Ireland last year and had the time of her life. Part of the trip including bringing home a couple of new prized possessions, one of which...» Read More!