For Sale: Frank Baines Engima 18" Wide

18 W Frank Baines Enigma. Dark brown. Narrow twist, great for wide horses but comfortable for rider. Very lightly used, excellent condition. Asking $2,000. Located in Bedford, MA. Trial available with deposit and you pick up (or we can meet locally). Or buyer pays shipping. PayPal only for online orders.

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Seija Samoylenko
Blossom's Spring

The first lesson horses teach us is to never, ever, pretend that we KNOW what will happen next.  Not the next second, the next minute or even the next year.  Treat them as if you do know, train them as if you do know, but keep close the knowledge that horses will forever and always surprise us.

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Join Our Team: Working Student

It may be the dead of winter, but we're gearing up for an exciting season of dressage, eventing and jumping at EDF! (Stay tuned for the upcoming 2017 competition calendar.) We're looking for a trustworthy individual to join our team as a working student. More details below.

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Seija Samoylenko
What It's Really Like to Train Your Own Young Horse

Admit it, we’ve all been enamored at one point or another about how great it would be to get a young horse and end up at a CCI4* or [insert level here]. Often build-your-own appears to be the only option because young horses are often cheaper than made horses. But as someone that has actually bred and is attempting to ride a young horse, I can tell you the three truths that I have found.

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Seija Samoylenko
The Gold Medal Gift

What amazes me about Charlotte (Dujardin, in case you are not a horse person in the know) and Valegro is NOT all the gold, all the accolades, all the coolers and ribbons and the press. What amazes me is that DESPITE all of that they continue to rise to the top.

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Congratulations Sarah

EDF alumna Sarah (Fletcher) Harper recently joined the staff as a Junior Account Executive at Phelps Media Group. Sarah started riding at EDF when she was 12. She leased several horses before she bought her horse Spirit (Dom Seitgeist) that she competed to USDF Third-Level.  Sarah also evented and worked for event rider Jane Sleeper in PA. Sarah currently lives in Florida with her husband, Travis and dog Theodore. 

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Seija Samoylenko
From Dragons to Butterflies

I rode horses before I walked.  My father was raised on a farm and that is where his early horse experience came from, but it was first in ROTC (they had a cavalry division) and then in the Army in VA where he became an educated horseman.  He rode daily and hunted until an injury prevented him from riding, but I am eternally grateful for the lessons taught.  

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