Category: News

Rolex Kentucky 3 Day Event Info for 2015

One of the best equestrian weeks of the year is upon us!  It’s Rolex week.  And although I am saddened I will not be attending in person this year, I will still be able to watch and keep up with…

Black Friday Sales for Equestrians

Who doesn’t love a good sale?  And Black Friday is the most exciting shopping day of the year!  I have rounded up a list of some pretty amazing sales happening at your favorite equestrian companies so check it out and…

New Book Jump Girl Released Today

Show jumping is an extreme sport with a dress code, one this girl doesn’t follow… Imagine being dumped by your mother as a newborn and shifted between foster homes your entire childhood. Imagine being taken in and offered hope for…

Our Move to Wellington By Jeanine Biemond

Our move to Wellington! I have been busy busy busy!  We are now in Wellington for one month and the horses are settling in great! Our new complex features a custom state of the art barn with beautiful center aisle…

Working Student Opportunity in Wellington, Florida

An AMAZING opportunity is available at our guest blogger Jeanine Biemond’s place in Wellington!  Read on for more info! ***Do you want the European experience without having to travel to Europe?*** Working Student position available at Exclusive Dutch Complex in…

Welcome VR Ambassador/Guest Blogger Madelyn Bricken

Please take a moment to welcome the newest addition to our team at Velvet Rider, Madelyn Bricken!  She is a 21 year-old Dressage rider, currently residing in San Antonio, Texas. Growing up riding in the Hunter/Jumper Divisions on the East…

Welcome VR Guest Bloggger/Ambassador Jeanine Biemond

Please take a moment to welcome the newest addition to our team at Velvet Rider, Jeanine Biemond!  Originally from The Netherlands, Jeanine now lives and works at a stable with her mom in Wellington, Florida.  You can find her competing…

Eventing Through The Alphabet by Ashley Harvey

It’s easy to categorize people. You can make a few judgments based on their personality, place them in the appropriate stereotypes, then box them away. I am very easy to stereotype. Picture a young woman who is just type A enough…

My Journey to Lyon by Bebe Davis

Hi all! Sorry for not writing in a while! I have decided to dedicate this blog post to one of the most amazing horse shows of all time, the Reem Acra Dressage World Cup Final.  This year I was lucky…