The USEF released a statement today in support of the FEI’s decision to allow bute and other NSAID’s at competitions. “The USEF is supportive of the rule change allowing certain non-steroidal medications included on the “Progressive...» Read More!
If this is your first time checking back with us after the Thanksgiving break, thanks for coming and I hope you had a good holiday. Please make sure you check out our posts about a...» Read More!
Ex-racehorse Lukas rated as World’s smartest horse. “Lukas’ repertoire now includes nodding “yes” and shaking his head “no,” kissing, catching and fetching, giving curtsies, waving, performing a Spanish walk, bowing, playing hide-and-seek, staying and...» Read More!
FEI President Princess Haya responded today to the growing dissent within the equestrian community about the FEI’s decision to allow low levels of bute and other NSAID’s. “…In equestrian sport, the predominant argument in recent...» Read More!
At a recent press conference, Breido Graf zu Rantzau, President of the German Equestrian Federation, discussed the possibility of a European boycott of the 2010 World Equestrian Games over the FEI’s decision to allow low...» Read More!
Eventing Nation’s good friend Boyd Martin teams up with the Horse Radio Network once again, and the result is a great episode that I know you will enjoy. Adelaide Four-star winner, Stuart Tinney and organizer...» Read More!
Happy Thanksgiving Eventing Nation! Today we celebrate that incredible moment in US history when, as the story goes, the members of a fledgling nation celebrated their first harvest at Plymouth Plantation in 1621 with the...» Read More!
We recently reported that Sheryl Crow had contacted the Obama administration about halting the relocation of wild mustangs but the Bureau of Land Management. The plot thickens as more celebrities join the fray, and as...» Read More!
Now is a good time to point out that Eventing Nation will have complete eventing coverage throughout the holiday weekend. In between the traveling, turkey, family, stuffing, and taking out my friends at football, we...» Read More!
Eventing Nation has obtained a copy of a letter sent from a group of high-ranking FEI vets, including past and current members for the FEI veterinary commission. The letter was sent on Tuesday to FEI...» Read More!
Eventing Nation is going to the USEA convention! While I have technically been banned from USEA gatherings of more than 30 people after that incident at the ’03 Area 7 convention with the karaoke machine...» Read More!
A website has just been established to petition the FEI to reverse its ruling to allow small amounts of bute and other PED’s. The petition website is here, and read more about the story at...» Read More!
On November 2nd, we reported that the UK Department of Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs (Defra) was considering a tax on horse ownership of up to 100 British pounds. Click here for our original post,...» Read More!
The Chronicle has a very interesting article posted by Tik Maynard. Â Tik spent the last year traveling to different working student positions in dressage, eventing, and show jumping, and wroteÂ extensivelyÂ about his experiences. Â His latest venture...» Read More!
Amazing story. Â 15 year old Elizabeth Walters was diagnosed with cancer in 2008. Â ”My second thought was: what was I going to do with my horse?” Â Elizabeth was treated at St. Jude’s Children Hospital, and,...» Read More!
“Lambourn-based Jenny Hall, who apart from a daily involvement treating racehorses, is the veterinary services manager for the 2012 Olympics, said she was surprised by the decision and could envisage no crossover to racing. She...» Read More!
Originally posted Saturday: The only event this weekend was the Florida Horse Park Fall Event. Earlier this year, there were questions about whether eventing at the FHP would continue due to funding and organizational issues....» Read More!
Here is some video from Poplar Place (last weekend) that was just posted online. Go eventing....» Read More!
Buck eats it in this eventing cross-country crash. This picture is from TMZ, one of the biggest gossip and celebrity news sites. Thanks to MC for posting this on the COTH forum....» Read More!
The Grammy Award-winning singer has asked President Barack Obama and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to scrap a proposed roundup of 2,500 mustangs in northern Nevada. ”With one voice we are insisting that our government stop...» Read More!
Emma Winter talks about her frenetic life in eventing and the tragic loss of Kingpin at Rolex on this week’s Stable Scoop Radio Show. Great job again by our friends at the HRN. Click here...» Read More!
We have enjoyed covering some big issues surrounding the FEI conference over the past few days. I want to make sure that we don’t start to take ourselves too seriously here at Eventing Nation, and nothing says...» Read More!
The Chronicle chimes in on the performance enhancers scandal at the FEI with this article. The article doesn’t break any incredible news, but is a good summary of the situation and is definitely worth a...» Read More!