Each week we’ll be rummaging through the Twittersphere in pursuit of the eventing world’s most interesting utterances as expressed in 140 characters or less. Here’s our latest batch! Old friends at the head of the...» Read More!
It’s been three years now since Udonna evented, but she left quite an impression on fans of the sport — anyone remember that gutsy derby cross performance where she left out a stride between those...» Read More!
We’ve been waiting to hear whether Doug Payne would contest Rolex with Crown Talisman or head to Saumur CCI3* with his Land Rover grant. Doug announced on his blog this morning that he and Tali will...» Read More!
Badminton unveiled Giuseppe Della Chiesa’s cross-country course this morning in an excellent 24-minute video in which Giuseppe and Hugh Thomas take viewers on a walk around the 30 jumping efforts. Hugh has designed the course for the...» Read More!
Well this isn’t a sad Rolex withdrawal announcement to make by any means! Jolie Wentworth announced tonight she is withdrawing Goodknight from Rolex because she is pregnant and expecting her first child in September. “My husband...» Read More!
We knew it was going to be a long shot for Boyd Martin to ride at Rolex, and he’s now officially made the call that he’ll sit out at Kentucky. Phillip Dutton will ride Trading...» Read More!
More details have emerged surrounding the fatal trailer accident in Sumter County, Fla., near Ocala last Thursday that claimed the life of Jody Harwood’s D-Vine. Lauren DeNeve, Jody’s trainer, was hauling three horses, Cindy One,...» Read More!
Good news coming from Camp Martin this week. Boyd posted an update on his blog with encouraging news that his recovery is going well and is, in fact, ahead of schedule. While there is still...» Read More!
More sad news in the eventing community as we’ve just learned Jody Harwood’s D-Vine passed away following a terrible trailer accident today on I-75 in Sumter County, Fla., near Ocala. Jody was hauling “Vinnie” in...» Read More!
The announcement on the next wave of spring grants came late last night, and Doug Payne and Crown Talisman and Liz Halliday-Sharp and HHS Cooley are the recipients of Land Rover Competition grants to compete...» Read More!
Rolex released draw numbers this morning, and Buck Davidson and Petite Flower drew the first spot to lead off on day one of dressage. The numbers go through 76, so we’ve lost a few entries...» Read More!
Talent spotting is an important part to producing eventing’s next international competitors. In the U.S., programs such as Eventing 25/Developing Athletes and the Eventing 18/Advancing Athletes are instrumental in developing...» Read More!
In the wake of the passing of both Powderhound and Conair at The Fork this past weekend, the USEA has released a statement. Posted on the USEA website earlier today, the statement provides not only...» Read More!
Horse & Hound picked up on a really interesting story about the Qatari eventing team, which has been based at Joss Gray’s yard in Oxfordshire, England, since 2012 in a four-year plan to qualify for the...» Read More!
Will Coleman has just released the following statement regarding Conair’s tragic passing yesterday at The Fork. As Will notes in the statement, the final necropsy report has not yet been released, but the preliminary vet...» Read More!
Andrew McConnon and Powderhound just show jumped in the CIC2* here at The Fork, and Jessica Bortner-Harris has confirmed the horse collapsed back at the barns and passed away soon after. Andrew was on the...» Read More!
Bunnie Sexton announced this morning via Facebook that she is withdrawing Rise Against (“Ecko”) from Rolex. This would have been the West Coast pair’s four-star debut, and I know we’re not the only ones who...» Read More!
The worldwide eventing community continues to mourn today at the loss of Headley Britannia, the greatest mare in the history of the sport and winner of Badminton, Burghley and Rolex. Brit, 21 at the time...» Read More!
Lucinda Fredericks just announced on her Facebook page that Headley Britannia was put to sleep today at 21 years of age. The details of her death are currently unclear. Brit — widely regarded as the top...» Read More!
Entries for the World Equestrian Games closed March 25, and the final tallies are now in — 29 national federations have applied to compete in eventing; that’s 23 teams with six countries sending individual riders....» Read More!
First British team stalwart Miners Frolic retired earlier this year, and now Nicola Wilson has announced Opposition Buzz will step down from running four-stars to finish out the season at the Advanced and CIC3* level, Horse...» Read More!
One more Rolex entry — Libby Head and Sir Rockstar — trickled onto the list since our last update, bringing the final number of entries to 82, which breaks the previous entry record of 73 set...» Read More!
Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP), the company heading up the host bid for Wellington, Fl. has withdrawn its bid to host the 2018 World Equestrian Games. This leaves just two cities in the running to host...» Read More!