Want to care for your horse like a top groom? Really, the top grooms don’t use many “secrets” — it’s all about time, attention to detail, and understanding what horses need to feel well in...» Read More!
I remember a time when all of the virtual education options available at our fingertips now did not exist. I wish I could find the book I read religiously when I didn’t have the opportunity...» Read More!
This training series on YouTube is a few years old, but good training advice never goes out of style. In this clip, Heidi Woodhead of DHI Event Horses advises us on our body position when...» Read More!
No Stirrup November, or riding without stirrups in general, always stirs up a generous amount of debate. Some riders, especially those who grew up with their stirrups frequently taken away, say practicing sans irons is...» Read More!
I cannot believe that we are already midway through October! This fall has been a whirlwind for me; I had the opportunity this month to put my 4-year-old homebred (Still Stanley) in training with Team...» Read More!
I had the awesome opportunity to work with Boyd Martin on the production of his Equestrian Masterclass for NOELLE FLOYD (it’s available now, you can check it out here!), and you can check out a...» Read More!
We’ve all learned throughout our riding journeys that the quality of a horse’s canter directly affects the quality of a horse’s jump. But it can be more complicated to put this theory into practice. I...» Read More!
Welcome to a new column brought to you by the team at Galway Downs in Temecula, CA! As we gear up for a full slate of fun at the Galway Eventing Championships (November 1-5), which...» Read More!
In this excerpt from The Horse in Positive Tension, movement analysis specialist Stefan Stammer takes a close look at the term “supple,” what it is and what it is not, and how it all applies...» Read More!
FEI dressage rider and judge Ally O’Neill teamed up with the FEI recently to provide her top five tips for all of us hoping to squeeze just a few more points of favor when we...» Read More!
I’ve recently stumbled upon the content gold mine that is FEI dressage rider JJ Tate’s Team Tate Academy YouTube channel. You know we are all about online education here at EN (and full disclosure, you...» Read More!
We’ve shared Evie Llewellyn-Smith’s awesome vlogs here on EN before, and one of her latest was worth a share! How would it be to go and spend some time training at European Champion Nicola Wilson’s...» Read More!
In this excerpt from Ridden: Dressage from the Horse’s Point of View, dressage judge and classical trainer Ulrike Thiel gives us nine principles we must understand to communicate efficiently, fluidly, and understandably with our horses....» Read More!
In this excerpt from Margaret Rizzo McKelvy’s popular book Grid Pro Quo: 52 Powerful Jumping Exercises from the World’s Top Riders, we hear from 5* eventer Ariel Grald about the gymnastic exercise she likes to...» Read More!
In this excerpt from his book Arena Tracks, Christian Baier of Southern Blues Equestrian Center gives us two foundational exercises that help teach horse and rider to adjust stride length and balance and find the...» Read More!
Did you know you can learn from newly-crowned Luhmühlen winner Laura Collett without having to fly to England to beg her to teach you her ways? Laura carved some time out over the off-season to...» Read More!
In this excerpt from his book “Horses Came First, Second, and Last,” the late great Olympic event coach Jack Le Goff gives us his seven tried-and-true rules for mentally and physically preparing the horse for...» Read More!
I think as event riders we focus so, so much on jump position and gallop position — and for good reason! These positions are obviously key to success and safety in this sport — but...» Read More!
A simple change of lead through the trot will appear on your dressage tests as you move into the Preliminary and above level of eventing, so it’s a good thing to practice these transitions at...» Read More!
You know we love a good educational video here at EN, and here’s another that’s popped back up on our feeds this week. Liz Halliday-Sharp shares some advice for using your warm-up fences when preparing...» Read More!
There are plenty of us who ride at home without a full dressage court setup in the arena or field. This can make it difficult to practice geometry in our tests — a skill that...» Read More!
Do you know your cross country speeds? Pace training isn’t the sexiest thing in the world, but it’s key to finding success as you step up the levels (and even before). I know I’ve always...» Read More!
We love a good educational video here at EN, and thanks to our friends at Millbrook Horse Trials, we’ve got a fresh new grid exercise for you to integrate into your practice at home. 5*...» Read More!