Kristen Kovatch

Kristen Kovatch

Halloween Short Story: The Ghost Rider of Castle Creek

“They say he had learned the lay of the land up here in the hills faster than anyone,

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Kristen Kovatch

Hitting the Trails: Allegany State Park, Red House, NY

With 55 miles of trails, overnight options and interconnecting loops, Allegany State Park in Red House, NY has

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Kristen Kovatch

2020 Kentucky Derby Need-to-Know Guide

Everything you need to know for the first Saturday in… September.

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Kristen Kovatch

Race Horse to Ranch Horse: Form Follows Function, Except When It Doesn’t

“Physically speaking, Jobber is not the right horse for this job… Try telling him that when he’s got

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Kristen Kovatch

Henry Cavill Is, Like, a Legitimate Horseman

Yes, he’s also a gorgeous actor, but that’s not the point.

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Kristen Kovatch

5 Reasons I Bought an Already-Restarted OTTB for My Next Horse

“It takes a brave and self-aware equestrian to take on the challenge of transitioning a recently retired racehorse,

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Why I’ll Always Have Senior Horses Around

“These senior horses know who they are, they know what they like, and they’re comfortable with themselves. I

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2019 Readers’ Choice Awards: Kentucky Performance Products ‘Oh Crap’ Moment of the Year

Monday is already the crappiest day of the week and every week we make it official by bringing

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Kristen Kovatch

2019 Readers’ Choice Awards: The Idea of Order Cartoon of the Year

The Idea of Order has been keeping us in stitches for years at Horse Nation with its brilliantly witty take on

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2019 Readers’ Choice Awards: World Equestrian Brands Helmet/Drone Cam of the Year

Which video should be crowned the best helmet or drone cam video of the year? You decide!

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Kristen Kovatch

Product Review: Nikwax Rug Wash & Rug Proof

Blankets need a refresh? We’ve got just the thing.

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2019 Readers’ Choice Awards: Fleeceworks Photo Challenge Gallery of the Year

The year that was… in photo challenge form! Check out our most popular reader photo challenges of 2019 and vote for

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2019 Readers’ Choice Awards: Legends Video of the Year

The year that was… in video form! Check out our most popular videos of 2019 and vote for

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Kristen Kovatch

The Ultimate Holiday Gifting Guide for Western Riders

Spoiler alert: “western” is as all-encompassing of a term as “English” when it comes to equestrians. Here’s how

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Kristen Kovatch

Davey & Dan Go Home

In honor of Halloween Horse Nation held a spooky short story contest. This submission by none other than our

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Kristen Kovatch

International Helmet Awareness Day: The Clothes Don’t Make the Cowgirl

“…truthfully, I forget most of the time that I’m wearing that helmet. It’s just become an extension of

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Kristen Kovatch

Farewell Letter From the Editor

“My goal has always been to educate our readers, to remind readers to think objectively or see another

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Kristen Kovatch

Race Horse to Ranch Horse: Push, Don’t Pull

“The reality that I had learned to accept by Sunday was that my horse simply is not at

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Kristen Kovatch

2019 Belmont Stakes Need-to-Know Guide

All the links you need, plus one you don’t.

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