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Meet the Man Who Rides His Horse to the Bar, No Big Deal

Ever wished you could let your horse be your designated driver? In Norco, CA, no one would even

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Your Turn: So I got an Equine Studies degree… Now what?

As college kids go back to school, we’re asking: what’s an equine-related degree good for?

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Wisconsin Winter Games: One barn’s tradition

The indoor loses its charm after about a million 20-meter circles. Caitrin O’Shea explains how the facility where

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Remix: Short Riders with Huge Horses – Are we compensating for something?

Krissy Singleton explains what tiny ladies on giant horses have in common with balding men in sportcars.

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Your Turn: The chocolate clause

“How do you treat falling as something to be avoided but not something to be excessively feared?” Chelsea

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Jumping Past Cancer: A comeback story, part III

Susan Corwin has been blogging for HN about her quest to complete her first mini horse trial since

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Snapshot: The Walnut Grove Driving Competition

Megan Kaiser fills us in on the grand traditions of the largest annual pleasure driving show in the

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Jumping Past Cancer: A comeback story, part 2

Susan Corwin has one last jumping lesson with Susan Harris before attempting her first mini-horse trials back since

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Your Turn: In search of the perfect dressage mule

Bernadette Kilcer’s friend really, really, really wants to go trotting proudly down the center line… on a mule.

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Jumping Past Cancer: A comeback story

If life is a jump course, cancer is the bogey fence that terrifies us all. Susan Corwin kicked

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Megan vs. Stuart plus Doug

We’ll get around to the full story of how Megan Kaiser fared at Stuart Horse Trials in a

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Hope for the Horseless: How to bum a ride

Jessie Widner was excited to spend a university semester abroad in England, but the prospect of going months

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Megan vs. Stuart, Part 3: The homestretch

Megan Kaiser has a goal: To compete at Beginner Novice at Stuart Horse Trials this weekend. For Megan,

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Mine!!! Young riders and ‘their’ horses

While teaching horse camp recently, Chelsea Alexander encountered a recurring issue of young riders feeling possessive about lesson

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Megan vs. Stuart, Part 2: A comedy of errors

Megan Kaiser has a goal: To compete at Beginner Novice at Stuart Horse Trials next weekend. For Megan,

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Your Turn: Stuart Horse Trials, here we come!

Megan Kaiser has a goal: To compete at Beginner Novice at Stuart Horse Trials next month. For Megan,

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Confessions of a Horse Show Mom’s Daughter: Nerves, and dealing with them

“Confessions” columnist Barbara Hamilton’s daughter, Emma Bond, chimes in with her take on horse show stress.

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Your Turn: The plight of the perfectionist

Have you ever felt like nothing you did was good enough? Kelsea Brockmeier writes about her struggle to

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Reflection: A very generous benefactor

Chelsea Alexander, a 20-year-old rider and student at Queen Mary University of London, sent us this wonderful essay

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Your Turn: Going treeless

Does all the hype about treeless saddles have you curious? Kelsea Brockmeier shares her experience of trading in

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True Story: I spayed my mare

After ruling out Regumate and uterine implants, Amanda Moretz decided to have her “marish” mare, Gracie, spayed. Two

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Your Turn: Wherever you are (is where you are)

Caitrin O’Shea is a Wisconsin event rider who’s doing the best she can with the geographic hand she’s

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Confessions of a Show Mom: It’s all about preparation

It’s still Mother’s Day week, right? We’re going to keep the maternal ball rolling with this piece submitted

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