Endurance editor Sharalyn Hay writes about her recent experience of training so hard she and her horse hit a wall–and how they busted through it. (more…)
Going the Distance: Starting an endurance horse
When it comes to introducing a horse to endurance, there are two schools of thought. Sharalyn Hay explains the pros and cons of each. (more…)
Going the Distance: Rules of the road, er, trail
Trail etiquette isn’t just about being nice. It’s also about safety. Horse Nation endurance editor Sharalyn Hay gives us a rundown of trail “dos” and “don’ts.” (more…)
Going the Distance: After you’ve gone the distance, where do you go next?
Having successfully completed her first 50 mile race, Horse Nation endurance editor Sharalyn Hay had some thinking to do. What now? (more…)
Going the Distance: My first 50
Fifty miles on a horse is a loooonng waaayyyy. Horse Nation endurance editor Sharalyn Hay takes us along on her most epic journey yet.
Going the Distance: Hello, my name is Sharalyn and I’m an addict
Sharalyn Hay addresses the #1 question endurance riders get asked: “Why on earth would you want to ride your horse that f^%$(& far, anyway?” (more…)
Going the Distance: Race day!
For weeks now, Sharalyn Hay has been walking us through the steps leading up to an endurance ride: the horse, the equipment, the strategy. Today, it’s go-time. (more…)
Going the Distance: Conditioning, Demystified
Now that Sharalyn’s led us through the basics of selecting an endurance mount, it’s time to shape up. But just how many miles should we be riding per week? (more…)
Going the Distance: Conformationally Speaking
Is your horse built like a radiator? Then he’ll probably excel at endurance. Sharalyn Hay follows up last week’s column with some prospect-selecting tips. (more…)
Going the Distance: You’re gonna need a horse
Horse Nation’s endurance editor Sharalyn Hay is back this week with some advice about the most important piece of the endurance equation. (more…)
Going the Distance: Packing for the race
In the endurance world, you can’t Go Riding until you’ve packed up your supplies. This week, Sharalyn Hay outlines what you’re going to need for your trip. (more…)
Going the Distance: Introducing our new endurance riding editor
Up until now, Horse Nation has been mum on the subject of endurance riding–simply because I don’t know enough about the sport. Enter our new endurance editor, Sharalyn Hay. (more…)