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!
I am a total trade fair junkie. I love to wander around and buy/lust over/eat/drink all the things. Here are a few of our favorite 2014 Games Village discoveries: #1. This swanky gear you can’t...» Read More!
Another exciting (albeit muddy!) day is wrapping up in Normandy, with more medals decided and others being hotly contested....» Read More!
The sun is finally shining at the end of the first day of dressage here at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, but the rain that fell for hours today only added to the growing...» Read More!
It’s amazing what eventing enthusiasts will go through to watch the rock stars of their sport perform. Wind, rain, cold… we’ll sit through it all with a smile on our face. Yet WEG 2014, which...» 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!
Phillip and Trading Aces took off in hot pursuit of morning leader Michael Jung after the lunch break, laying down a top-three score of 43.8. Jenni caught up with the U.S.’s veteran team rider after...» 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!
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!
3 ladies at the top again! @CSJDujardin #WhereAreYouGuys #WEG2014 #Dressage pic.twitter.com/XJepfCIP3R — Normandie2014 (@normandie2014) August 27, 2014 The top 30 riders from the Grand Prix competition moved forward to the Grand Prix Special today, and...» 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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
Day One of competition at the 2014 World Equestrian Games is officially in the books! Today, the reining, dressage, and para-dressage horses riders duked it out for the first time, and both the German and the U.S. teams for each sport are currently atop the leaderboard going into Day Two....» Read More!
Competition is officially underway at the World Equestrian Games, with dressage, para dressage and reining kicking off as the first events of the 2014 Games. And that means Chez Philip, FEI TV’s official daily talk show, also...» Read More!
Another whirlwind weekend is wrapping up, and we’re once again amazed at our new number guru Maggie’s predictions for the Richland Park Advanced division. Earlier this week, Maggie predicted the top finishers in both the...» Read More!
Astier Nicolas winner of the CCI3* @BCIHT #Blair2014 pic.twitter.com/bGQ8cLO3YH — Blair Horse Trials (@BCIHT) August 24, 2014 The leaderboard changed hands after each phase of the CCI3* at Blair Castle this weekend, making for an...» Read More!
All (horse) paths lead to Normandy. That was the undercurrent of the opening ceremony for the 2014 World Equestrian Games yesterday. After a colorful and exuberant National Delegations Parade, the party kicked off with 30...» Read More!