Dar-ling / Because you break them / I had to take them away…. This week’s edition of #EventerProblems is brought to you by Haygain, Taylor Swift lyrics, horses everywhere who can’t keep their clothes on,...» Read More!
The Harry Potter universe is littered with equine-esque creatures that we all recognize from mythology or folk lore of some kind. I’m talking centaurs, hippogriffs (half-eagle, half-horse, flying creature of legend), unicorns, or Abraxans (the...» Read More!
The U.S. eventing season kicked off over the weekend, so that means it’s time for the first edition of Who Jumped It Best for 2019. We had fabulous weather at Majestic Oaks Horse Trials in...» Read More!
There’s no cure for the Monday blues, right? Wrong-o, friends — there most certainly is, and it comes in the form of jolly good news. Today, that news — and that bit of sunshine on...» Read More!
Majestic Oaks kicked off the season in #EventingSunnyFL this weekend. These January competitions are a great opportunity to show off skills accomplished during your winter homework. Kristin Rubash and Capone (pictured above) were among the...» Read More!
It all started with a Facebook post: 52 Thoroughbreds who needed immediate relocation. The story was spread far and wide and concluded with a happy ending as all horses were homed. But that success doesn’t stop the...» Read More!
After being sentenced to ten years in prison for money laundering this past November, Alejandro Andrade’s string of top showjumpers are set to be sold via online auction. The horses were seized by US authorities...» Read More!
We are delighted to announce that The Chatwin Group’s Chatwin has been named 2018 EN Horse of the Year after besting the field of five nominees and garnering more than 50% of the vote. As the only horse of...» Read More!
EN reader Marjean McIntyre recently pointed me toward “Kizzy & Etties Pony Adventures” on Facebook and Instagram and now I am obsessed. The pages chronicle the horsey adventures of two British toddlers: Kizzy, who just turned 5,...» Read More!
Invitations have been sent out for the $50,000 Grand-Prix Eventing Invitational, and top international event riders have expressed interesting in competing in Aiken’s inaugural eventing showcase on March 1-2, 2019, at Bruce’s Field. EN confirmed with event...» Read More!
Fear. We all have it in one way or another. In a sport where one is under constant criticism, constructive or otherwise, and constant judgement, putting down the “you are now being judged” cap can...» Read More!
Britain’s Tom McEwen today announced the sad passing of 12-year-old Strike Smartly, his 2017 Chatsworth CCI4*-S (CIC3*) and Camphire CCI4*-L (CCI3*) winner. Known as Paddy, the Irish Sport Horse (Ghareeb x Ramble Way, by Diamond Lad) was bred...» Read More!
Ah, eventers — a half-crazed bunch of adrenaline seekers with a questionable approach to self-preservation. This hilarious illustration from Emily Cole perfectly captures the desperation to get back in the saddle as soon as possible after an...» Read More!
Carol Gee of Fernhill Sport Horses posted this video of Ian Stark pummeling a student repeatedly with directives to use her inside leg — “Inside leg! Inside leg! Inside leg!” — and it put a little smile on my face....» Read More!
Laura Collett’s three-star mount London 52 is rearing to get the 2019 season started! He had his first jump this week since finishing second at Boekelo last fall, and I think we can all agree he’s just a little excited....» Read More!
Chances are you’ve heard about the new World Equestrian Center currently under construction in Ocala, Florida, and set to open in January 2021. With 4,000 acres reserved for the project, the World Equestrian Center is set...» Read More!
Believe it or not, if you told a member of the general public that you simply “ride,” horses might not be the first thing they think of. After all, snowboarders and mountain bikers are riders...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram “When you’re riding, think as if you were a painter. If you go up to a canvas and you have nothing in your head, how are you going...» Read More!
The 6-year-old French champion California d’Horset has been sold to America as a new mount for Phillip Dutton. The Selle Francais mare (Soliman X Palm Beach d’Horset, by Trophee du Rozel) won the 6-year-old French Championships...» Read More!
Where there are #EventerProblems there are #EventerSolutions, as we horsefolks tend to be a pretty crafty, resourceful and frugal (read: broke) bunch. In this spinoff series we spotlight some of your most inventive problem-solving masterpieces....» Read More!
It’s time to kick off the voting for 2018 Eventing Nation Horse of the Year! Now in its sixth year, ENHOTY gives us the opportunity to recognize the achievements of standout horses in North America during the prior season. This year...» Read More!
Eric Bull and his team have been hard at work building the cross country course for the $50,000 Grand-Prix Eventing Invitational in Aiken....» Read More!
Let’s be honest — in a sport as humbling as eventing, having the ability to laugh at ourselves is practically a prerequisite for participation. That’s why we love Australian eventer Maryanne Wallace’s comic series called Horse...» Read More!