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Tuesday Video from Dubarry: Horses Inside Out

It’s not yet Halloween but skeleton horses and riders were out in full force at the World Equestrian Games. continue reading »

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

9 Snazzy Norwegian Fjord Haircuts

How many horse breeds have a built-in two-tone mohawk? A little snip-snip with the scissors and… voila! You’ve gotta check it out. continue reading »

Monday, September 15th, 2014

The Barn in Black and White

Barns are full of universally familiar sights and unique sounds that, for horse people, can be music to the ears. Reader Julien Guntz of Strasbourg, France, sent us this video she made that captures both in high definition. continue reading »

My One-Eyed, $500 TB Intermediare Dressage Horse

“You don’t have to have an unending check book to have success in this sport,” says Elizabeth O’Connor, an adult amateur who earned USDF Bronze and Silver medals on an unlikely horse. continue reading »

Sea-horses: A Look at Belgium’s Horse Fishermen

Combining the power of draft horses with the shrimp fishing industry, this tradition still lives strong in just one Belgian coastal village. continue reading »

Weekly Instagram Round-Up

The best of last week’s Instagram submissions, rounded up for your viewing pleasure. #horsenation

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Monday Morning Feed from SmartPak: Taking Your Horse’s Vitals

Do you know how to take your horse’s temperature, pulse and respiration? Dr. Lydia Gray shows us how. continue reading »

5 Tack Ads to Make You Giggle

In my late-night wanderings on the dangerous streets of Facebook tack trader groups, I’ve found many ads that made me laugh, whether intentionally or not. continue reading »

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

A Day in the Life of a Horse Show Groom

Once the horses are bathed, braided, and loaded on the trailer, a horse show groom’s day is just getting started. continue reading »

A Bunch of Horses That Are Really Unhappy About Living in 1895

Or, “A Review of The Standard Horse Book: Comprising the Taming, Controlling and Education of Unbroken and Vicious Horses.” continue reading »

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

The Secret Life of McKenna: Horseless in College

Starting college is tough, and it’s tougher still when you have to fly solo without your horse. McKenna Oxenden checks in. continue reading »

‘Chasing Girls on Horseback’ Among Bizarre Events at World Nomad Games

If the boy catches the girl, he gets to kiss her three times. If the girl escapes, she gets to whip him three times. Seems fair. continue reading »

Meet the Horse Who Makes Fart Noises With His Mouth

Because we bring you only top-shelf entertainment here.

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Weekend Welcome from Kentucky Performance Products: On the Road Again

KPP-sponsored event rider Megan Lynn and her horse Hoosier are ramping up for an exciting fall season. She checks in. continue reading »

Cowboy Dirty Dancing or… a Lesson in Sitting Trot?

Clinician Max Jefferson had a little fun with the concept of teaching riders how to stay with their horse’s motion. Hey, whatever works: Free your mind and your hips will follow! continue reading »

Friday, September 12th, 2014

Welcome to Horse Nation, Total Saddle Fit!

We are very excited to announce our newest member of the HN sponsor dream team, Total Saddle Fit. continue reading »

Celebrity Equestrians: Christie Brinkley

Christie Brinkley is an internationally successful model, actress, author, Cover Girl and cowgirl. continue reading »

The Horse Soldiers of 9-11

Watch this video about the first American troops in Afghanistan post 9-11.  Spoiler Alert:  They rode horses into combat. continue reading »

5 Hilarious ‘Mary-Kate Olsen Rode at a Horse Show’ Tabloid Headlines

When the 28-year-old competed at the Hampton Classic a couple weeks ago, the paparazzi did what they do best: lose their minds completely. continue reading »

Best of Craigslist: Baby on a Horse — Classic!

Reader Debra saw Wednesday’s “Best of Craigslist” headliner featuring a 2-year-old on a Belgian Draft and raised us THIS. continue reading »

Friday Standing Ovation by Ovation Ridiing: Equine Encore Foundation

Each week we recognize an organization that is doing good work in the horse world. Today we salute the Equine Encore Foundation. continue reading »

Remembering 9/11: Two Tributes

It’s hard to believe that it has been 13 years since the fateful day that would change the course of American history forever. continue reading »

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Nice Catch! A Day in the Life of an Outrider

Running down a totally fit racehorse that has dumped its rider and is careening down the track at 40mph takes a special kind of rider — like Robert Love. continue reading »

OneRepublic’s ‘Love Runs Out’ Music Video Has Dressage Horses In It

They are piaffing to the beat, yeah-yeah. continue reading »

The Athletic Rider: Hop, Skip and Jump to Rider Fitness

Don’t worry, we’re not talking about Prancercise. Personal trainer Leah Hinnefeld explains the benefits of agility training. continue reading »