Emily Daily

Emily Daily is Practical Horseman's managing editor and website manager. She lives on a farm in Virginia with her husband, daughter, two corgis, several Connemaras and a few naughty goats. 


Sights Set on Sacramento

Next stop on this year's Longines FEI Jumping World Cup ™ North American League is in Sacramento, California, where international riders battle for qualifying points for the 2020 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final.


The Practical Horseman Podcast: Georgina Bloomberg

In this week's Practical Horseman Podcast, we catch up with international-level show jumper Georgina Bloomberg to chat about her charity work, competition strategies and training philosophies, and also how she handles setbacks and stays motivated as a rider to get better every day


Top Show Jumpers Flocking to Thunderbird

Find out why show jumpers from all over the world are headed to the Thunderbird Show Park in Langley, British Columbia, for the inaugural event of this season's Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ North American League.


Practical Horseman Podcast: Matt Brown

In this week's Practical Horseman Podcast, get to know top event rider Matt Brown. Learn about his unique background, training philosophies, top horses and find out how he overcomes challenges to stay focused on his goals.


Dancing Their Way to the Top

Cornelia Dorr's talented off-the-track Thoroughbred Brush Dance wowed the judges at a recent USEA Young Event Horse class, nearly earning a perfect score.


4 Exercises to Help Strengthen Your Lower Leg

Are you having trouble with lower-leg strength while riding? Try these four simple exercises!


5 Benefits to Riding Outside the Ring

Whether it's just a leisurely hack through the woods or a conditioning ride up and down hills, getting your horse outside the ring on a frequent basis can be hugely beneficial to both of you. Five expert horsemen weigh in on how cross-training can help boost you and your horse's mental and physical skills.

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2020 FEI World Cup™ Finals Preview: Viva Las Vegas!

Six reasons to attend the 2020 FEI World Cup™ Finals

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Practical Horseman Podcast: Allison Springer

Meet Allison Springer, our guest on this week's Practical Horseman Podcast. Allison is one of the top event riders in the United States and a huge advocate for safety.

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The Irish Blessing: Memories of a Special Pony

Prac's managing editor reminisces about her childhood Connemara pony who won over the hearts of everyone who knew him.


Practical Horseman Podcast: Dom & Jimmie Schramm

In this week's podcast, you'll get to know this husband-and-wife duo who are taking the eventing world by storm.

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3 Summer Equine Health Issues and How to Avoid Them

Here are a few ways to combat these common equine health issues this summer.


Practical Horseman Podcast: William Fox-Pitt

The inside scoop on Practical Horseman's latest podcast featuring British Olympic eventer William Fox-Pitt.

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Two in a Row for Townend at Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event

Great Britain's Oliver Townend performed under pressure to clinch a repeat win at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Mars Equestrian, while Boyd Martin finished as runner-up.

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Oliver Townend Holds His Lead at 2019 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event

After an action-packed cross-country day, Oliver Townend remains atop the pack, while Boyd Martin moves into second.

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Oliver Townend Hoping for Repeat Victory at Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event

Last year's winner of the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event, Oliver Townend of Great Britain, once again found himself at the top of the leaderboard heading into cross-country day.

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Felix Vogg Takes the Early Lead at Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event

Swiss rider Felix Vogg finished his day at the top of the pack at the completion of day one at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day in Lexington, Kentucky.


Lexington Lead-Up: Get to Know Chris Talley and Unmarked Bills

Find out more about eventer Chris Talley and his off-the-track Thoroughbred Unmarked Bills as they gear up for their CCI5* debut at Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event.

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Frankie Thieriot Stutes: Believing in Her Plan

An amateur eventer learns to have faith in her horses and, ultimately, herself.


Lexington Lead-Up: Get to Know Sara Gumbiner and Polaris

Sara Gumbiner and her longtime partner Polaris are gearing up for their second trip to the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event. Find out more about this hard-working rising star and her quirky, but talented, Irish Sport Horse.


Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event Releases Draw List

Get a closer look at the 52 horse-and-rider combinations that are entered in the United States' only CCI5* event.


Lexington Lead-Up: Get to Know Colleen Loach and Qorry Blue d'Argouges

Canadian Colleen Loach is making her plans for this year's Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event. Find out more about this hard-working Olympic eventer and her partnership with the very special Qorry Blue d'Argouges.


Photo Gallery: XC Highlights from Carolina International

Check out snapshots from the top finishers along with some of our favorite moments on cross country at this weekend's Cloud 11 ~ Gavilan North LLC Carolina International.


Halliday-Sharp Dominates Carolina International

Liz Halliday-Sharp led wire-to-wire at the Cloud 11 ~ Gavilan North LLC Carolina International, picking up both first and second in the CCI4*-S.


Halliday-Sharp Holds Top Two Spots at Carolina International

Eventer Liz Halliday-Sharp sits in first and second heading into tomorrow's final phase at the Cloud 11 ~ Gavilan North LLC Carolina International.

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Halliday-Sharp Leads the Field at Carolina International

After the dressage phase at the Cloud 11 ~ Gavilan North LLC Carolina International CCI4*-S, Halliday-Sharp claims two of the top three positions.


Lexington Lead-Up: Get to Know Leslie Law and Voltaire de Tre

Get the inside scoop on this Olympic gold medalist's return to the Kentucky Three-Day Event after nearly a decade, and learn all about his talented, flashy partner, Voltaire de Tre.

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Lexington Lead-Up: Get to Know Hawley Bennett-Awad & Jollybo

Canadian Hawley Bennett-Awad and her little powerhouse mare, Jollybo, are aiming for a return trip to Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event this spring. Get to know more about these fan favorites.


Photo Gallery: Highlights from Aiken Eventing Showcase

Favorite cross-country moments during the $50,000 LiftMaster Grand-Prix Eventing Invitational in Aiken, South Carolina.


Wire-to-Wire Win for Halliday-Sharp at $50,000 LiftMaster Grand-Prix Eventing Invitational

Halliday-Sharp and her longtime partner Fernhill By Night took home top honors at the inaugural eventing showcase at the Aiken Horse Park.

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Photo Gallery: Aiken Eventing Showcase

Highlights from the show jumping portion of the $50,000 Grand-Prix Eventing Invitational at Bruce's Field in Aiken, South Carolina.


Halliday-Sharp Leads Day One of $50,000 LiftMaster Grand-Prix Eventing Invitational at Bruce's Field

Event riders braved the stormy weather at the first day of the action-packed $50,000 LiftMaster Grand-Prix Eventing Invitational at Bruce's Field in Aiken, South Carolina.


5 Dressage Tips from the Masters

Learn how to polish your flatwork and boost your dressage scores with these five world-class riders.

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From Jumper Champion to TV Star

A Connemara stallion steals the spotlight during a recent guest appearance on a popular television show

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5 Show-Ring Tips to Help You Ace Your Hunter Rounds

Are you gearing up for show season? Here are a few tips from some of our favorite experts to help you and your horse perform your best hunter rounds.


5 Non-Riding Barn Activities to do This Winter

If riding isn't an option on a frigid winter day, then consider knocking out a few of these organizational chores at your barn instead.

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Winter Woes: Owning Horses vs. Riding Horses

No, having your horse at home doesn’t always mean you ride more often. Prac’s senior editor weighs in on the pros and cons of owning your own farm.


Maryland Horsewoman Raises Over $10,000 to Support Veterans

Over Veterans Day weekend, an eventer and her family helped raise thousands of dollars for a local nonprofit, committed to helping veterans.


6 Articles to Help You Survive Blanketing This Winter

Trying to figure out which blanket to buy, which one to put on your horse tonight or how to properly take care of these expensive essentials? Top grooms and stable managers share their wisdom on blanketing to help you make the best decision for your horse this winter.


Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Thermal Preview

Everything you need to know about the star-studded line-up at this week's Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ North American League event in Thermal, California

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A Wimpy Rider's Guide to Surviving Chilly Weather

Autumn: full of pumpkin spice, gorgeous weather and trying not to get dumped off your spooking horse.


North American League Heats Up: Del Mar Preview

Check out which top riders are gearing up for this week's $100,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Del Mar in California.


Top Riders Take Center Stage at Sacramento International World Cup™

Some of the world's best riders are flocking to the Murieta Equestrian Center in Sacramento, California, to compete in the prestigious $100,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Sacramento.

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Eventing at #Tryon2018: Final Day

Great Britain takes both team and individual gold medals in the eventing at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ with Ireland winning silver and France earning the bronze. Find out which riders are taking home medals!


Eventing at #Tryon2018: Day 2

A fierce day of competition at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon shuffles the standings, but Team USA moves into the top three.


Eventing at #Tryon2018: Day 1

Find out which rider scored an incredible 19.1, how the U.S. team fared and what the competitors think of the demanding cross-country course.


#Tryon2018: 6 Instagram Accounts to Follow for Eventing

Get the inside scoop from these six eventing riders competing at next week's FEI World Equestrian Games™!


Coleman Clinches Win at Brook Ledge Great Meadow International; Brits Win Nations Cup

Will Coleman pulls off a huge surprise win with Off The Record at the Brook Ledge Great Meadow CICO3*, presented by Adquan, while the Brits gallop away with the win in the Nations Cup team competition.

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The Look of Eagles

How do you say goodbye to a pony you've owned for more than half your life?


Final Entry List for Upcoming Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final

Check out the complete list of international riders for the highly-anticipated Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final in Omaha, Nebraska March 27-April 2, 2017.