When the powers that be first announced a return to showing, my emotions were all over the place. Part of me was thrilled. Before the virus hit, my horse and I were FINALLY on...» Read More!
I’m picky. There. I said it. I like what I like, and once I find something I like, I tend to stick with it until it’s been discontinued or is unavailable anymore. Food, boots, breeches,...» Read More!
“It’s time to go pony shopping!” I can’t tell you how many times I heard those words, or some variation of them, when I was pregnant with my son. And whether I ever really admitted...» Read More!
In recent weeks we have become intimately familiar with terms like “social distancing” and “quarantine.” Gatherings have been banned, businesses forced closed and some of the biggest events in the sport have been canceled worldwide....» Read More!
Today, we’re meeting a team of four trainers from Dappir Ridge Eventing in Charlottesville, Virginia....» Read More!
If you’re like most eventers, you understand the value of dressage work. But you also don’t wake up in the morning giddy thinking about working on transitions and leg yields and suppling your horse. That...» Read More!
I look normal, right? I mean, as normal as any horse-crazed eventer can be… Well, it’s been anything BUT a normal summer. Or really a normal past few months. In fact, I’m starting to doubt...» Read More!
There are many special awards each year at Area IV’s Catalpa Corner Charity Horse Trials in Iowa City, Iowa … but this year there is a special award for those saintly lesson horses who are...» Read More!
It seems like most areas of eventing in 2019 are turning into a rain forest. The deluge we have experienced so far the season has been breaking records all over, and canceling countless shows, cross...» Read More!
Have you ever played a game of “chicken?” Hopefully not … but maybe you have seen this madness in a movie, wherein two drivers in 1950s cars drive as fast as they can towards each...» Read More!
Earth Day is April 22, 2019! The human impact on the environment has been known for decades, but lately it has become an epidemic. From garbage in the oceans to mountains of plastic bottles and...» Read More!
As eventing season gets underway for 2019, depending on your region you may experience cooler temperatures as you enter at A, halt and salute at X. On those cool morning as you make your way...» Read More!