While all the WEG madness is happening, lets not forget the select group of amazing Americans who are sequestered at Maizey Manor preparing for Burghley next week! I might be more aware of the upcoming...» Read More!
Our thoughts are with the many individuals whose lives were touched by Shear H20 (“Solo”), the great grey Irish-bred gelding who was successfully competed by Leslie Law in the 2000 Olympics and beyond. From Lesley...» Read More!
Heather Benson of Retired Racehorse Project researches the breeding and racing history of Lynn Symansky’s Donner, one of two American-bred OTTBs competing at WEG. From Heather: Not only is Donner the only OTTB on Team...» Read More!
Another exciting (albeit muddy!) day is wrapping up in Normandy, with more medals decided and others being hotly contested....» Read More!
That’s a wrap on Day 1 of dressage here at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, and William Fox-Pitt and Chilli Morning showed the brilliance we’ve come to expect from them to score 37.5...» Read More!
Welcome to the afternoon session of dressage at WEG! We’ll be bringing you live updates from the competition each day, so keep refreshing this page for all of the insanity (or as much insanity as...» Read More!
We’re halfway through the first day of dressage here at WEG, and Michael Jung and fischerRocana FST are holding the lead at the lunch break on a score of 40.7. And though we’re likely to...» Read More!
Welcome to the first morning of WEG competition! We’ll be bringing you live updates from the competition each day, so keep refreshing this page for all of the insanity (or as much insanity as there...» Read More!
First of all, check out this adorable photo of Hawley posing on a very large skinny jump. Second of all, if you haven’t seen the course walk that our hard working Jenni Autry ran around...» Read More!
On the heels of a mostly successful first horse inspection for the eventers in Normandy, the team and individual riders are being announced for their respective countries. As we announced earlier this week, the U.S....» Read More!
Doug Payne has just announced the sale of one of the top horses in his barn, Crown Talisman, to UK eventer Nick Gauntlett. Doug and Crown Talisman had enjoyed success together at the three-star level,...» Read More!
The top 30 riders from the Grand Prix competition moved forward to the Grand Prix Special today, and it was the Charlotte Dujardin game again as she and Valegro claimed the top prize....» Read More!
It’s finally here – eventing time at #WEG2014! While the dressage, para-dressage, and reining competitions will continue, the endurance and eventing phases will begin, bringing us to what we’ve all been waiting for here at...» Read More!
It’s a quiet day here at Haras du Pin but there’s anticipation in the air and quite a lot going on behind the scenes. We wandered around with a camera, capturing the calm before the...» Read More!
If you are not an FEI TV subscriber, the FEI Channel and Universal Sports are doing a wonderful job of providing highlights and a look behind the scenes at WEG this year. It helps those...» Read More!
Bonjour, EN! Today is the day we’ve all been waiting for: the first day of the eventing portion of the 2014 World Equestrian Games! Later this morning, our six US WEG pairs will present for...» Read More!
Going back to revisit my personal mission statement here, I’m going to say that my number one goal for every ride I take is that the outing is both FUN and SAFE. Obviously fun is...» Read More!
The FEI’s talk show, Chez Phillip, is back with a third episode today. In this episode, we’ll meet some prominent para-dressage figures as well as some reining riders who are vying for a medal this...» Read More!
Team Great Britain was all smiles today after a brilliant ride from Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro. The pair danced their way through a fluid test to earn a provisional score of 85.214%, which was later...» Read More!
After considering applications for riders interested in the Eventing 18 program for 2015, the USEF has named its selections for participants. These young riders will participate in training sessions with Chef d’Equipe David O’Connor. Training...» Read More!
For those of us stuck at home while WEG is in full swing, the FEI Channel on YouTube has a good fix. Between talk shows and interviews, each video gives viewers a behind the scenes...» Read More!
It was a hot and humid weekend at the Steepleview Horse Trials. Jean and Walter Kunz’s gorgeous Steepleview Farm in Delano, Minnesota was teeming with horses and riders from Starter to Training level, and the air was...» Read More!
On the eve of Team USA’s arrival at Haras du Pin, the USEF has officially announced both Team and Individual riders for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Four horse and rider combinations will compete...» Read More!