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Andrew Nicholson and Nereo at WEG. Photo by Jenni Autry.
Equestrian Sports New Zealand announced its High Performance eventing squads today, and Andrew Nicholson remains absent from the list after choosing to "withdraw from negotiations to reintegrate"...
» Read More By on Jun 30, 2015 4:43 pm
David O'Connor and Mike Etherington-Smith at Red Hills. Photo by Shems Hamilton.
Red Hills International Horse Trials named Mike Etherington-Smith and David O’Connor as the new course designers for the event last month, and they both made their first planning visit to the venue in Tallahassee, Florida, yesterday to start...
» Read More By on Jun 30, 2015 3:00 pm
German team coach Chris Bartle taught an ICP clinic in California earlier this year, and we now have a sneak peek of his discussion on position with the riders thanks to our friends at Eventing Training...
» Read More By on Jun 30, 2015 1:00 pm
The great Kauto Star. Photo via KT/Creative Commons.
Kauto Star, the National Hunt champion that was trying his hand at a new career in dressage with event rider Laura Collett, has been euthanized after fracturing his neck and pelvis in a pasture accident last week. Devastated to...
» Read More By on Jun 30, 2015 10:08 am
Doug Payne and Vandiver. Photo courtesy of Doug Payne.
Doug Payne has a new upper-level ride in Debi Crowley’s Vandiver, an 11-year-old Trakehner gelding by Windfall that Werner Geven campaigned through the CCI3* level and competed at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event this spring. While Doug...
» Read More By on Jun 30, 2015 9:00 am
Hawley Bennett: Olympic Ski Jumper? Photo via Hawley Bennett.
Will we soon be seeing Hawley Bennett on the Canadian Olympic team … for ski jumping? It sure looks that way from this photo, but she’s decided that eventing is more her speed. If you’re...
» Read More By on Jun 30, 2015 12:01 am
Katie Murphy posted an excellent recap of Groton House over on Bloggers Row this morning, and she also shared her helmet cam aboard Desert Sonorous, her lovely Thoroughbred mare, who finished third in the Open...
» Read More By on Jun 29, 2015 5:00 pm
Wound Care+ treats skin abrasions, post-surgical sites, staph, rashes, ring worm, rain rot, mange, cinch fungus and scratches. Photo by Lorraine Peachey.
Let’s talk equine first aid kits! My first aid kit for the barn is stocked with products to treat the typical injuries or accidents around the barn and pasture. Thankfully, the most common types of injuries...
» Read More By on Jun 29, 2015 9:00 am
A gorgeous morning at Chattahoochee Hills. Photo by Leslie Threlkeld.
The weather wreaked havoc at events all over the country this weekend. Groton House in Massachusetts made the call to compress the show from three days to two when it became clear the weather was...
» Read More By on Jun 29, 2015 12:39 am
Allie Knowles and Sound Prospect.  Photo by
The Horse Park of New Jersey hosted the New Jersey H.T. 1 this weekend, welcome starters from Advanced down through Beginner Novice — a busy weekend on all accounts! Allie Knowles and Sound Prospect LLC’s...
» Read More By on Jun 28, 2015 5:00 pm