Entries by The Hacked Horse

HH Horse Spotlight: Herbert

Horse Spotlight: Herbert Read all about the gentle giant who is helping owner/rider Kristin Spaulding overcome her showing nerves and making her adult equitation (and jumper!) dreams come true! By HH Contributor Kristina McCombie   HH: Tell us about your horse (age, breeding, owner, barn name, etc). KS: My horse is named Herbert aka Herbie…

HH Rider Spotlight: Aedan Mooney

Being a trainer’s kid is not always glamorous, but it sure comes with some perks. Read all about this hard-working junior rider who’s finding success in every ring she enters! By: HH Contributor Kristina McCombie HH: Who is Aedan? Tell us a little about yourself … AM: I am 14 and going to be a…

Rider Spotlight – Devon Eret

A top amateur jumper, business owner and entrepreneur, cancer survivor, and friend to all – is there anything Devon Eret can’t do? By HH Contributor Kristina McCombie HH: Who is Devon? Tell us a little about yourself: DE: I am a 29 year old who grew up in Colorado and am lucky enough to have…

HH Rider Spotlight – Kirbi Spanbauer

HH: Who is Kirbi? Tell us a little about yourself … KS: Recent graduate from CU Denver. I’m studying to get my insurance license to go work for my dad. I’d do anything for my family or barn family no matter what the situation.  HH: What horse(s) do you have right now and what are…

26 Horse Show Tips

Show time is here folks. Check out these useful tips for making your show a successful one. If you haven’t already, attend a show and watch the classes you plan on entering so that you know exactly what to expect. If your horse is a greenie, take him to a show and don’t enter any…

That’s a Wrap!

The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) Zone 8 Finals were held in sunny Arizona this past weekend. Colorado was well-represented and many riders and teams will move on to Nationals in April. By HH Contributor Kristina McCombie Queen Creek, Ariz. – The weather couldn’t have been better for the IEA Zone 8 Finals show at the…