Eventing Nation skipper and lead chinchilla wrangler Jenni Autry and Diarm Byrne of Equiratings don’t just share a passion for cats and horses, but also a real knack for podcast domination. They’ve gotten into a...» Read More!
I’m feeling pretty emotionally exhausted from the Olympics, and a bit short on sleep too, thanks to the prime time coverage running until midnight on NBC every night. If I’m this tired, I can’t begin...» Read More!
The Wellington Eventing Showcase looked to be pretty fantastic from where I was sitting, which was in my office chair. The photos turned out so lovely with that bold green backdrop and the impeccably built...» Read More!
My household has become approximately 45% creepier after the addition of a life-size horse head that I ordered on eBay to help me display and sell my handmade custom halters at the AEC trade fair next week. It has...» Read More!
Did everyone see the costume contest action from Roebke’s Run Horse Trials? Riders, horses, and dogs got decked out in their best “Over the Border” finery for the chance to win some big cash prizes at the...» Read More!
It’s Burghley weekend! Our very own Kate Samuels is checking in from Burghley, accompanied by the one and only Chinch. In addition to repeat offenders such as William Fox-Pitt and Andrew Nicholson, this weekend marks...» Read More!
Wow, the year just continues to fly by! It’s hard to believe that WEG, the event we were all waiting for, has come and gone, and Burghley is just around the corner. Onyx is shedding...» Read More!
It was a hot and humid weekend at the Steepleview Horse Trials. Jean and Walter Kunz’s gorgeous Steepleview Farm in Delano, Minnesota was teeming with horses and riders from Starter to Training level, and the air was...» Read More!
Woodloch Stable had an educational double whammy over the weekend; not one but two world-renowned clinicians visited us to teach us and our horses! California-based French eventer Yves Sauvignon graced Woodloch’s brand spanking new cross-country course...» Read More!
Hello, I am short. Make that 5’2″ on a good day. This makes mounting horses taller than 15 hands a feat of physical prowess, and climbing into a pickup truck is always somewhat of a...» Read More!
There are few things that can top a nice trail ride with your horse. Make that horses, plural. Last week, I found myself in a time crunch after working Onyx over a few fences, and...» Read More!
I had a blast at Roebke’s Run Horse Trials over the weekend! While my gelding Onyx decidedly did not care for cross-country on Sunday (resulting in a whoopsy-daisy unplanned dismount at our first fence), I had a fun...» Read More!
If there’s anything I love more than riding my horses, it’s bargain-hunting for tack and equipment to blow my paycheck on pamper my horses. Some of my favorite finds originated on none other than the...» Read More!
A few weeks ago, I posted a photo of a work in progress in my studio. Well, this curious Norwegian Fjord has been completed, and I wanted to share the finished drawing with everyone in...» Read More!
Well, it’s that time of year – April showers bring puddles and sloppy mud that turn your cleanest barn clothes into some kind of earth-toned Jackson Pollock painting. If you fear for the state of your...» Read More!
Let’s face it: some horse names stand out, whether it’s a racehorse named Arrrrr or (my personal favorite) a chunky pony I met at a Kentucky schooling show named Fatty McButterpants. How about a Thoroughbred stallion...» Read More!
Somewhere, people are splashing through the Caribbean with horses. I am not one of them. But it’s nice to dream. Today’s news includes dreams of August one-stars, better lives for OTTBs and a nod from...» Read More!
So apparently the EN chinchillas are not the only computer-savvy members of the species. Buzzfeed (but seriously, what other website would pay someone to do this) managed to find SEVEN chinchillas who have their own...» Read More!