Category Archives: All RHD News

Eventing is a Galloping Sport

Ainsley Jacobs and JJ Spot, Eventing at Chatt Hills

I’ve had a lot of ups and downs lately. We’ve had struggles and successes, but it’s been tricky to do anything regularly. I figure the more events we can go to, the more practice we’ll get, and we’ll start being more consistent. I’ve been talking to a few of my more-experienced eventer friends lately, and […]

A Muddy Birthday Weekend

Ainsley Jacobs and JJ Spot at Chatt Hills Eventing

We’ve been getting better and better each time out lately, so I was especially excited to celebrate my 31st birthday at an event with my awesome husband, wonderful team, and fantastic horse! It’s been a really wet Spring, and this weekend was no different. We tried to minimize Friday night’s cross country schooling session so […]

Race Horses, Eventing, and Slumber Parties

Ainsley Jacobs and JJ Spot at North Atlanta Equestrian

We’ve been eventing for a few months now, and slowly but steadily it’s getting easier. I hope I didn’t just jinx myself by saying that! For our next event, we went somewhere new – North Atlanta Equestrian. It was a little far from our barn, so we reserved some stalls and trailered up the day […]

Beginner Novice Success (Finally!)

Eventing at Poplar Place Farm

Our first two attempts at Beginner Novice eventing did not go as planned, so we stuck to the motto of “try, try again.” Eventually, I figured, the odds would work out in our favor and we’d manage to get through one of these things… It was a new year, and I decided that I was […]

Beginner Novice… Take Two.

Beginner Novice Eventing at Chattahoochee Hills

After such a rough first Beginner Novice event, we decided to try again. It doesn’t get any easier if you don’t keep working at it, right? So, I signed up for another 3-phase, but made sure it was a schooling show this time as JJ and I clearly needed a little more practice on cross […]

Our First Beginner Novice & Recognized 3-Phase Event

Beginner Novice Eventing at Chattahoochee Hills

After such a great eventing debut, I couldn’t have been more excited about trying it again! As everything had gone so well, my trainer and I decided that I should move up to Beginner Novice. The next event was a USEA recognized one, and we decided I should go for it… We arrived at Chatt […]

Tadpole 3-Phase at Chatt Hills – Our First Event!

Tadpole Eventing at Chattahoochee Hills

I’ve loved horses ever since I was born, but I didn’t start riding until I was eight years old. I spent about twenty years riding huntseat equitation and competing at local shows as well as on the IHSA circuit while I was in college. It wasn’t until I started working with JJ, however, that I […]