I’m pretty sure I have about 8 million half pads, wither-relief pads and assorted other accoutrement in my collection. But I recently had the opportunity to try the Acavallo Respira Air Release Gel Pad, which...» Read More!
We eventers are a pretty cool lot. We’re tough and hard-working, but we’re also friendly and fun-loving. And for the most part we love to give back to this insane sport we care so much...» Read More!
It’s time to mention the “unmentionables.” There are days when it’s over a hundred degrees when you ride. You might walk anywhere between 4 and 8 miles at any given horse trial, between your course...» Read More!
I have terrible feet. I’m an equestrian who spends too much time in my boots, and I’m a runner. (Well. Sometimes. Off and on. Occasionally.) Anyway … I have terrible feet. Think broken toes, high...» Read More!
It isn’t often that a rider of Kim Severson’s caliber comes to Arkansas to teach. While the natural state’s eventing community is growing, and some quality riders and horses are slowly putting us on the...» Read More!
What’s on your bucket list? If you’re like me: So. Many. Things. Some of them simple, some of them complicated. Or expensive. Or “once in a lifetime.” Or “never in a million years.” But they are...» Read More!
Drinking and EventClinics.com do not mix well — or perhaps they mix extremely well, depending upon who you ask. On the Fourth of July, after several American beers (I’m a patriot), I was scrolling through...» Read More!
According to Webster, the definition of “Easy” is A) causing or involving little difficulty or discomfort; or B) requiring or indicating little effort, thought, or reflection. Well, that’s according to Webster. And WOW! That definition totally does NOT feel...» Read More!
Syd hates his “football helmet” but I’d say we had a successful day. Photo by Savannah Meacham. I know you read the title of this article, and I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking, “What?!...» Read More!
Saddle pads for an equestrian are like shoes for the average woman. It doesn’t matter how many you have, there is always room for one more. I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one out...» Read More!
Photo courtesy of Bobby’s English Tack, from their NEW website! Love high quality, super soft leather? Hate high prices? (Duh!) Then Bobby’s English Tack is the manufacturer for you! As I’ve said before in previous...» Read More!
I took this photo to commemorate my rock star pony’s 16th Birthday, which I forgot. But it’s OK! Photo by Michelle Wadley. So I’ve been thinking a lot lately about pressure: the pressure to perform, the...» Read More!
“How do you make your parents understand your obsession with horses when they don’t ride?” A friend of mine recently posed this question. It’s a valid one, and a question with no easy answer. I’m...» Read More!