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FEI Now Allowing Riders to Vote for Their Representatives

After 93 years of the FEI appointing  representatives for each discipline, now riders can vote for who they want to represent their sport.

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Sunday, April 20th, 2014

7 Bounces That Would Give the Easter Bunny a Run for His Money

And-a-one and-a-two and a-three…who’s got the best bounce?

 

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The 4 Most Expensive Horses in the World

American Hard Assets recently ranked the world’s most expensive horses. But I think they forgot one…

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Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Weekend Welcome from Kentucky Performance Products: Colic – to Walk or Not to Walk?

That is the question. KPP has the answer. continue reading »

Eventing Nation: How to Bubble Wrap Your Horse

Writer Sally Spickard and illustrator Lindsey Kahn team up to demonstrate this useful horse-keeping skill. continue reading »

Friday, April 18th, 2014

Best of Craigslist: ’3yr sorral gelding’

Personal floatation devices sold separately. Reader Michell S. writes, “Cool Craigslist ad, I bet this horse has gone to some desensitizing clinics….;)” continue reading »

Weekly Watering Hole, Presented by Horse Quencher: A Bath House for Horses?

This vintage newsreel from the 1950s shows clips of Japanese racehorses basking in a racetrack spa. continue reading »

Video: USEF ‘One with the Horse’

I love this just-released rehash of an older USEF promo — the video is new, but the William Shatner voiceover is a classic. continue reading »

Friday Flicks: 50 to 1

50 to 1 (2014), a Ten Furlongs production with Jim Wilson at the helm, tells the true story of 2009 Kentucky Derby longshot and eventual winner, Mine That Bird, and the misfit cowboys who got him there. continue reading »

The Ultimate Rolex Field Guide

Are you Rolex-bound? Holly Mooney imparts some “insiders” knowledge of all things awesome in Lexington, Ky. continue reading »

Diesel the Dancing Donkey Wins the Internet

Jessica Waddell Moore’s 3-year-old mini-donkey, Diesel, has music in his soul. AND IT’S A BEAUTIFUL THING. continue reading »

Friday Morning Feed from Ovation

Product review week! Colleen Peachey checks out the Ovation Schooler Helmet and finds a lot about it to love. continue reading »

Eventing Nation: The One-Eyed Pirate Takes on Prelim

Catie Costa’s event horse Sea Pirate may have lost his eye to uveitis, but it hasn’t slowed him down. continue reading »

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Faces of ‘Oh Crap,’ Part III

Sometimes you think you’re going to die… and it’s written all over your face. And when that moment comes you better hope nobody is standing nearby with a camera. continue reading »

Weird Horse Texts My Dad Sends Me: Redneck Horse Trailers

Does your non-horse parent try to find strange thoughtful ways to connect to your equine obsession? Mine does. continue reading »

Turns Out Dogs Are Everyone’s Best Friend

Just a foal and his dog. Playing a ridiculously adorable game of keep away. No biggie. continue reading »

SpectraVET Performance of the Week: Lauren Barwick

This demonstration by dressage paralympian Lauren Barwick at a recent Parelli Natural Horsemanship “Future of HorseManShip Tour” stop in Perry, Ga., is guaranteed to inspire. continue reading »

Video: The Horse Who Said ‘Hey’

“Prepare to be shocked by this hard-hitting investigative report about an astonishing horse named Taffy.” Or, at least be prepared to laugh. continue reading »

Thursday Morning Feed from Fleeceworks

From dressage to cross-country to show-jumping, when Jenn McFall tackles Rolex next week Fleeceworks will be with her every step of the way. continue reading »

‘We Don’t Have Tack for That,’ Presented by ThinLine: Bedazzling for a Cause

At first glance, this saddle might blind you. But at second glance, it might warm your heart. continue reading »

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Eventing Nation: Striking the Perfect Balance

In which Kate Samuels asks the million dollar question, “How in the world do you decide what is the best path to success for you and your horse?” continue reading »

The Idea of Order: Guest Comic Week!

Whenever Morgane Schmidt’s unhorsey husband steps in to help her out with a comic, you know there’s going to be trouble. continue reading »

Faces of ‘Oh Crap,’ Part II

Sometimes you think you’re going to die… and it’s written all over your face. And when that moment comes, you better hope nobody is standing nearby with a camera. continue reading »

THIS LLAMA Will MAKE YOUR DAY. You’re Welcome.

I’ve never understood why people keep llamas. You can’t ride them. They spit. They make odd little humming noises without moving their lips. It’s weird. Then I saw this Vine video and now I want to wake up to one every morning for the rest of my life.  continue reading »

The Wall Street Journal Hates Horse People. Or something.

Normally, when equestrians make the mainstream news, it’s cause for celebration. If there is one thing that horse sport needs to grow, it’s public awareness. continue reading »