Stories of Standardbreds Part XVI: Patricia and Eli
Patricia Clark and her Standardbred East Meets West are true trailblazers when it comes to endurance riding. They are racking up awards and showing how well Standardbreds can do in a sport like endurance. (more…)
Stories of Standardbreds Part XV: Griffin and Sully
In part 15 of her stories on Standardbreds, Ashley Francese offers another testament to the versatility of Standardbreds — especially when it comes to endurance riding. (more…)
US Equestrian Seeks Endurance Affiliate Association
USEF seeks expressions of interest for an endurance recognized affiliate. (more…)
Stories of Standardbreds Part XIV: Anita and Shag
Standardbreds as endurance mounts? Absolutely! In our next installment of Stories of Standardbreds, we introduce you to Anita Rees and her fleet of Standardbreds. (more…)
“Tougher Than A Box of Concrete” & Good Enough to Win: Meet Bob Long, Mongol Derby Winner
“Somebody had to win, it might as well be me, was my approach.” – Bob Long
Equine Welfare, Rule Changes & More: Q&A With FEI Endurance Committee
Noelle Maxwell has been following the developments of the FEI Temporary Endurance Committee for Horse Nation, and reports back with a recent Q&A with a representative of the FEI.
AERC Terminates Affiliation Agreement with USEF
The American Endurance Ride Conference voted in mid-January to terminate its USEF affiliation. Noelle Maxwell catches up with AERC President Monica Chapman for the details.
Temporary Committee Set Up By FEI to Create ‘Roadmap’ For Future of Endurance
The FEI seeks to return endurance riding back to its “roots” with a re-emphasis on horse welfare and horsemanship, with a Temporary Committee charged with an in-depth rule review.
Going the Distance: It’s Gotta Be the Shoes!
How does one care for the hooves of an endurance horse that’s covering hundreds of miles for conditioning? What about a HUMAN endurance athlete? Biz Stamm shares the scoop on our featured endurance horse Shae, plus her own shoeing snafu.
‘Though She Be But Little, She Is Fierce’: Meet Kricket, the Internet’s Favorite Endurance Mini
Jen Joines and her rescued miniature horse Kricket didn’t set out to become inspirational icons to show that no dream is too big — but here they are, living the dream, fresh off a 65-mile riding tour. We caught up with Jen to learn Kricket’s story!
2018 Tevis Cup Is In the Books
100 miles in 24 hours: the Tevis Cup took place last weekend!
Going the Distance: The Anatomy of an Endurance Ride
From setting up camp to the hold box and the finish, an endurance race is like no other equestrian event. In the latest installment of “Going the Distance,” we break down the anatomy of an endurance ride!
Going the Distance: Just the Essentials (& Maybe a Few Other Things)
An important part of any discipline is the necessary equipment to make sure horse and rider are comfortable, safe and healthy. In our series on endurance with Angela Gross Kemerer, we’re taking a closer look at tack and equipment!
Going the Distance: Training For 100 Miles
A hundred-mile endurance race is no small feat: how does one train and condition for such a ride? Biz Stamm chats with our featured endurance pair Angela Gross Kemerer and her horse Shae as they prepare for the Vermont 100.
Going the Distance: Angela & Shae vs. the Vermont 100
Angela Gross Kemerer and her Arabian mare Shae have completed FIVE 100-mile rides in their partnership, and they’re preparing for a return to the Vermont 100 in 2018. Horse Nation is tagging along for the ride!
2017 Tevis Cup Need-to-Know Guide
Formally known as the “Western States Trail Ride,” the 2017 running of the Tevis Cup one-hundred-mile race takes place on August 5! Here’s everything you need to know.
6 Horses Die In January in Dubai Endurance Races
Six horses have died this month as a result of injuries sustained while endurance racing in Dubai International Endurance City, prompting the FEI Endurance Committee to again review the rules.
Crossing Disciplines & Rivers: A Dressage Rider Tries Endurance, Part II
Never stop learning! Austen Gage details the second half of her adventure far from the comforts of her usual dressage when she joined her friend for a 30-mile endurance race.
Crossing Disciplines & Rivers: A Dressage Rider Tries Endurance, Part I
Never stop learning!
American Endurance Ride Conference Members Ride the Rose Parade
While the five-and-a-half mile parade route may have been a good deal shorter than the average ride, the AERC’s participation in the Rose Parade was no less significant to the lucky riders.
Run, Ride, Run: The Ride-and-Tie
How do you compete with two people and only one horse? Check out the ride-and-tie. (more…)
Instagram’s 8 Most Beautiful Images of Thursday’s Endurance Race
WEG brought us the ultimate test of a horse and rider over hours and hours and miles and miles. Instagram brought us the photos. (more…)
Surviving My First Tevis Cup
Not only did Parry Macdonald Kietzman survive this legendarily grueling 100-mile endurance ride, she finished with flying colors! Parry shares her story. (more…)