“The most rewarding part is seeing their faces the moment they see the horses – they just light up and it’s amazing! It’s like, a shy child – their parents are like, ‘they never read...» Read More!
It’s Presidents Day! Pop quiz: Whose idea was it to replace the White House stables with a four-car garage? From the archives of Horse Nation‘s “Horses in History” series, Lorraine Jackson explores a bit of...» Read More!
Living in a rural area means that truthfully, a lot of my tack shopping is performed over the internet, with packages arriving on a regular schedule from various supplement and supply companies. (I do wonder...» Read More!
Shout-out to Rossy Morillo for inspiring this list and providing sign #3! For all the fuss and bother we equestrians make about things being absolutely just the way we want them — yes, I love...» Read More!
This article originally appeared on our sister site, Horse Nation. Your horse called. He said he has a monkey on his back. No, he wasn’t referring to his increasingly problematic peppermint addiction — he was...» Read More!
Austen Gage chronicles her partnership with her OTTB “Guinness” at her blog Guinness On Tap, where readers can typically find the pair working on dressage. In August, however, Austen got the opportunity to try something...» Read More!
It’s the little things in life, right? The little things that give us the most pleasure … or remind us that we’re totally, completely insane. We as equestrians already know that we’re special, set apart...» Read More!
Join us over on Horse Nation for a week of holiday caroling! Today’s tune: Gray Show Horse (sung to “White Christmas.”) I’m dreaming of a gray show horse Because I bathed him yesterday. The show’s...» Read More!
You know these kids because, once upon a time, you WERE these kids. (OK, maybe not this kid, but it probably crossed your mind.) A few weeks ago, on Horse Radio Network’s 12-hour holiday radiothon...» Read More!
This post originally appeared on EN’s sister site, Horse Nation. We’re one week into No-Stirrup November — and everyone knows that the first week is the hardest. How are those legs feeling? (Sorry. You don’t...» Read More!
Love horses? Want to build a career in the horse industry? Equestrian Trailblazers might be just the motivation you need. This post originally appeared on Horse Nation. “Want to make a small fortune in the...» Read More!
This post originally appeared on EN’s awesome sister site, Horse Nation, and was reprinted with permission from The Poor Amateur’s Almanac. There are few creatures as patient, forgiving and downright saintly as a good lesson...» Read More!
Combing YouTube for videos of surprise Christmas horses is a much-beloved holiday tradition over on our sister site, Horse Nation, and something we always share on EN too. Grab some tissues and cry along! From squealing to...» Read More!
This post originally appeared on Horse Nation. The Retired Racehorse Project’s annual banner event is getting a new home. For 2015, the Thoroughbred Makeover is moving to the world-class Kentucky Horse Park facilities in 2015,...» Read More!
Someone isn’t happy about the cooler weather! My barn hosted a schooling show for our students over the weekend, and I found myself bundled up in a parka with a winter hat and gloves while...» Read More!
It’s Sunday. For many, that means popping open the newspaper or internet browser and catching up on all of the latest headlines from the week. We know you come here to EN for all of...» Read More!
This post originally appeared on Horse Nation: I’m about to wax poetic about the ups and downs of horse ownership. Prepare yourselves… I hate the way you poop all day. I hate the price of...» Read More!
This post originally appeared on Horse Nation. From Carla: No money. No transportation. And no one around you can tell a forelock from a fetlock. Is this hell? No, just college. Five riders share their...» Read More!
This post originally appeared on Horse Nation. Who didn’t relish their barn rat days? Spending the entire day at the barn with your other barn rat friends, only to sleep for a few hours and...» Read More!
Carla Lake over at Horse Nation has composed a list of particular habits only horse people can relate to. While we aren’t as bad as victims on TLC’s freak show “My Crazy Obsession,” face it:...» Read More!
We’ve all been there. While they certainly mean well, non-horsey folk just seem to ask the most out-of-the-blue questions about our chosen paths in life. I think the one I get the most is whether...» Read More!
From Carla/Horse Nation: Oh George. This Sunday marks the end of this year’s George H. Morris Gladstone Program, an annual opportunity for talented young showjumpers to learn how to develop their skills for team riding...» Read More!
This one is too good not to share. Originally appearing on Horse Nation earlier this week, California eventer Katie Murphy sent this photo in with the following note: “I thought I’d share this picture of me...» Read More!