One thing that caught me by surprise is that there are literally thousands of horses competing at the Kentucky Horse Park this weekend. The KHP is simultaneously hosting Young Riders and several other competitions, including...» Read More!
3…2…1…have a good ride It was raining at the Kentucky Horse Park early this morning, but the clouds parted soon after the cross country started and the sun poured down on a great day of...» Read More!
Pillip Dutton and Truluck through the first water complex. They finished third in the CIC3*-W. Sharon White and Rafferty’s Rules hop through the second water complex. They moved up from 20th after dressage to finish...» Read More!
I’m on the road to Lexington, Kentucky and took a brief break from driving to eat at my favorite fast food restaurant, which we all know is Steak ‘N Shake. Other than Steak ‘N Shake...» Read More!
The photo isn’t blurry, you just need glasses This post is going to be brief because the Eventing Nation corporate jet is in the repair shop and so I have a long drive to Lexington...» Read More!
Link: Burghley Entries JER was kind enough to let us know that the Burghley entries have been posted. Wonderful Will and Michael Pollard are the only US entries. Great Britain has 63 entries. There are several...» Read More!
It’s finally Friday! And time for another Lower-Level Event Rider Profile. We’ve met Nation members from all over the US and the world, and today we’re paying tribute to Montana (tip of the hat to...» Read More!
Jon Holling is a busy guy. He spent last week coaching the Puerto Rican team at the Central American Games, and this week he is in Lexington coaching the Area IV YR team. I had...» Read More!
Anisa Tracy and Tigger VIII represented Colorado eventing well today by taking a 6.5 point lead at the Young Riders 2* on a 45.4. Anisa’s strong dressage score also puts the Area V & IX...» Read More!
Ruy Fonseca The Brazilian World Equestrian Games eventing team has been announced according to Eventing Worldwide: Ruy Fonseca & Tom Bombadill Too: Based in the UK, a former gold medalist at ’95 Pan Am Games Guto...» Read More!
Back in June, I wrote an article about cross-country schooling a green horse, and how we all seek some special feeling this sport gives to us. This past weekend, the ex-broodmare officially became an Event...» Read More!
I can only imagine how excited everyone was when we announced earlier this month that Zara Phillips was designing her own fashion line for the British sportswear company Musto. Considering that Zara has virtually unlimited...» Read More!
It seems like a millennia ago now, but Lauren and I were teammates on the Area 8 YR team in ’05 and ’06. The team in ’06 was stacked–we had one Rolex horse, Bru McGuire, two...» Read More!
So, I was going to write a serious post–no, honestly, I was. It was going to have something to do with a British show jumper having a rotational, and the donkey parasailers getting let off the hook on...» Read More!
When a reader emailed me a link to JER’s post about FEI yellow cards on the COTH forums, the FEI’s decisions described therein struck me with that mixture of amusement and horror that our sport creates...» Read More!
This week we delve into the mysterious conundrum of colics. Anyone who’s ever had to stay up an entire night or ship a horse off to the hospital for a bout of colic knows it’s...» Read More!
During the weekend I mentioned that Mandiba’s full brother High Kingdom was competing with Zara Phillips at the Aston Le Walls advanced event in the UK this weekend. The Aston Le Walls event is a...» Read More!
Link: USEA CIC3* show jumping photos As a quick note before we get to Chelan’s final post from Rebecca Farm, in the advanced division, Amy Tryon and Leyland jumped from fourth to first with just...» Read More!
Karen and Mandiba jumped a double clear to win the CIC3* at Rebecca Farm. Mandiba was the only horse in the CIC3* to finish on his dressage score, he led wire to wire, and he...» Read More!
It’s show jumping Sunday at Rebecca Farm, and you can follow all the action here at EN: Rebecca Farm Live Scores Live Radio Broadcast of the Show Jumping Word from the jog is that First...» Read More!
The Rebecca Farm crowd–courtesy of Katy, a recent EN convert I think I speak for all of Eventing Nation when I say that the loss of Suzy Elliott’s Chauncy still weighs heavily on my mind...» Read More!
As we reported earlier this afternoon, Suzy Elliott’s horse Chauncy died on the advanced XC course at Rebecca Farm from a cardiac hemorrhage. Press Release from Rebecca Farm: “It is with deepest regret that we...» Read More!
Karen generously agreed to join us for a quick chat right from the FEI barns at Rebecca Farm in Montana. I’d like to extend a huge Eventing Nation thank you to Karen for taking the...» Read More!