Tokyo 2020: Countdown to Show Jumping Disaster?

By Erin Gilmore The only time I’ve ever seen a crash in show jumping bad…

Warm Up For Cross-Country With 5 Confidence Boosting Tips

Olympian Kyle Carter began his day watching 5-star cross-country at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day…

Failing is a Drag. Literally.

As adult amateurs, failing is a typical part of our existence. We don’t always know…

I Will Quit Riding

As riders we always strive to make ourselves and our horses better athletes and competitors.…

Expensive Breeches Don’t Make You Ride Better

When I started riding, I wore jeans and sneakers. I was exactly who I appeared…

I Get Knocked Down But Get Up Again

Picture this. I’m in high school. I have a talented horse I’ve been putting together…

Heartbreak Is Part Of The Sport. But So Is Community.

It’s the stuff of nightmares. Injury is unfortunately just part of our sport, with great…

Heels Down Happy Hour Podcast 56: Epic Fails & Why Georgina Bloomberg Loves All Critters

Everybody fails, even the pros. This week, we’re reminiscing on our biggest mess ups and…

All Breeds Go At The American Eventing Championships

Earlier this summer, I came across an “ISO” post on Facebook for someone looking to…

The Horrors of Explaining Sheath Cleaning To Your Boyfriend

When I first started dating my now-husband, he knew nothing about horses. Like many of…