Ema Klugman

The Excitement of Planning Season

It’s upon us. It is nearly the end of 2020, the weirdest year in recent memory. Depending on where you live, the end of the year might mean a break from riding ...

Slow is Smooth, Smooth is Fast

“Slow is smooth, smooth is fast.” That was the mantra of Emily Harrington, the first woman and fourth person ever to free-climb El Capitan via the Golden Gate r...

A Case for the Classic Three-Day Event

Jumper Nation writer Ema Klugman is also a four-star eventer!  Ema won the Training Three-Day at Waredaca last weekend with RF Redfern, a 7-year-old Westphalian...

To Young Riders: The Case for Not Going Pro

Love what you do, and you’ll never work a day in your life. That’s what the inspirational speakers and books tell you. Most young riders who spend their waki...

Keeping the Main Thing, the Main Thing

What does it mean to keep the main thing, the main thing? In other words, how can a person prioritize their primary goal while also committing time and effort t...

Learning to Think Like Shakespeare

Given the popular saying that sport is 90% mental, gaining command over our mind and thoughts is important for optimizing our training and competition as equest...