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Trivia Tuesday! 4-H Horse Bowl Edition

It’s Trivia Tuesday and this week we will be answering 4-H Horse Bowl questions. Good luck! continue reading »

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Tuesday Morning Feed From Dubarry

Dubarry Boots look great in and out of the barn. Check out these fresh, summery, Festival-inspired looks. continue reading »

7 Horses Who Are Winning At Summer

These horses have figured out the secrets to cooling off in summer’s hottest days. continue reading »

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Dalahäst: The Little Wooden Horse of Sweden

You may have seen images of the little red tailless horse on signs, clothing, or in IKEA. What’s the origin of this equestrian symbol of Sweden? continue reading »

Horse Wins Race, Joy Ensues

Horse racing, by its very nature, creates some of the highest of the highs and lowest of the lows when cheering on your favorite horse. And when some people win big, their joy knows no bounds. continue reading »

Best of Craigslist: ‘Red Roan Quarter Horse Gelding – $2500′

I’ve seen some pretty ridiculous horse-for-sale photos on Craigslist but this one takes the cake. continue reading »

20 Amazing Horse Tattoos

These equestrians are wearing their horsey hearts on their sleeves, er, arms and various other body parts.

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Weekly Instagram Round-up

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

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Welcome to Horse Nation, Hamilton BioVet!

We are very excited to announce our newest member of the Horse Nation sponsor dream team, Hamilton BioVet. continue reading »

Monday Morning Feed From SmartPak

This close-up photo of a fly makes me dislike them even more. Luckily, SmartPak has the ammo we need to fight back against these weird, bristly, alien-like pests. continue reading »

Play-by-Play: What a Horse Show Looks Like to the Uninitiated

A rider’s weekend looks a little different than the average person’s.  Here’s a side-by-side comparison. continue reading »

Sunday, July 20th, 2014

Eventing Nation: Rosie Napravnik Tackles Eventing

Earlier this year jockey Rosie Napravnik expressed an interest in taking her horse, Sugar, eventing and last weekend she put her money where her mouth is. Kristen Kovatch reports. continue reading »

Porsche Puts the Cart Before the Horse in New Ad Campaign

Lindsay Rausch gets the scoop on the sportscar’s new “Rear Horsepower” ad campaign. Rear horsepower… get it? continue reading »

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Horse Sports You’ve Never Heard Of: Draft Horse Feed Team Racing

Lindsay Rausch gives us the rundown on this exciting event that puts practical farm skills to the test. continue reading »

Weekend Welcome From Kentucky Permance Products: Digestive Upset

Some horses are more at risk for it than others. Should you be worried? continue reading »

Random Horse Commercial of the Day: Pavonine Fashion

“I want to be a famous rider. I should like to hunt, ride to hounds, I should like to race.” Well, kiddo, I’d start by putting on some pants. continue reading »

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Horse Addiction: A Non-horsey Husband Speaks Out

Julie of the blog My Dog & Pony Show granted us permission to republish this hilarious and painfully familiar post, guest-authored by her husband Sutton. continue reading »

‘Weekly Watering Hole’ Presented by Horse Quencher: Beach Horses

Last week we asked readers how their horses would react if they saw the ocean. You sent in your videos and photos to show us! continue reading »

Friday Flicks: ‘Shergar’

Shergar (1999), starring Ian Holm and Mickey Rourke, is a classic horse and boy battle against evil henchman story. Let’s watch! continue reading »

‘Oh Crap’ Moment of the Day: Reader Showcase

When the going gets tough, the tough make hilarious faces. Enjoy this latest batch of photos sent in by HN readers. continue reading »

Meet Lajos Kassai, the Chuck Norris of Horseback Archery

This guy can juggle, throw axes and beat up punching bags — all while riding a horse bareback and bridleless. continue reading »

Friday Standing Ovation: Finger Lakes Finest

Each week HN and Ovation Riding applaud an organization that is doing good work in the horse world. Today we recognize Finger Lakes Finest. continue reading »

DIY Nation: Turn Your Feed/Tack Room Door into a Handy Chalkboard

It’s easy! Lindsay Rausch shows us how. continue reading »

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

An Off and On Again Relationship

Last Friday’s 8th race at Ellis Park in Kentucky had a little added drama when favored Firespike, with jockey Juan Saez aboard, decided to try a “seat check” in mid-stretch. continue reading »

NickerDoodles: ‘Choose Me or the Horse’

File under “things a significant other should never to say to a horseperson because he or she is NOT going to like the answer.” Take it away, Melanie Eberhardt! continue reading »