Category: News

Black Friday Sales for Equestrians

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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…