Can’t say we didn’t see it coming. All week the Games had been struggling to accommodate crowd numbers that were less than half of 50,000 spectators Haras du Pin was anticipating for cross-country day. Jenni...» Read More!
Tales of horses and riders who triumphed at WEG will undoubtedly continue to pour out of Normandy in the coming weeks, and Camilla Spiers and Portersize Just A Jiff are one such combination on top of...» Read More!
In response to how Team USA will move forward after failing to finish a team at this year’s World Equestrian Games, part of coach David O’Connor’s answer hinged on our horse power: “We need more horses, there’s...» Read More!
Hot on the heels of WEG 2014, it’s Burghley week! If you think you’ve got a WEG hangover from following all the madness this past weekend, just think about the riders who are coming straight...» Read More!
Now that the EN team has landed back in the U.S. — land of late-night pizza delivery, 24-hour gas stations and high-speed internet — we’re playing catch up on all the content we hoped to...» Read More!
It’s a day off from WEG competition today, but there is still plenty of action to come in the next week. Vaulting, show jumping, driving… I’m not sure I could pick a favorite among those! So many sports to watch and not nearly enough time....» Read More!
While the dust from the eventing portion of WEG settles down, we’ve got another big weekend upcoming. Burghley starts this week! We’ve got a strong American contingent sent to contest one of the biggest tracks...» Read More!
It’s the end of a very interesting week in Normandy, and our weary eventers, both four-legged and two, are packing up and headed home for a much deserved rest. While I’m sure Buck, Boyd, and...» Read More!
There were more top eventers in the press room than you could shake a jumping bat at following today’s competition. All three medal-winning teams were in attendance to field questions about how they felt the...» Read More!
We came, we fought, we didn’t conquer. It’s been a heartbreaking week for the North American contingent — with Boyd Martin and Shamwari 4′s eighth-place finish standing out as a bright spot — and all...» Read More!
It’s been a nail-biting day here at D’Ornano Stadium complete with the sort of surprise ending that makes eventing such an exciting sport — it’s never over until the last jump of the last competitor...» Read More!
Here’s what would have happened today in a perfect world: Canada jumps clear rounds, while Ireland pulls enough rails to give the Cannucks a sixth-place team finish — and an automatic ticket to the 2016...» Read More!
William Fox-Pitt couldn’t afford a single rail to claim his first World Championship with Chilli Morning, and the final outcome was ultimately decided in a split second when they took a rail at the very...» Read More!
When I heard that WEG’s eventing show jumping was being held in a giant soccer, er, “futbol” stadium, I cringed, imagining a sad-looking sea of empty seats. But equestrian sport in Europe is an entirely...» Read More!
One rail was all it took for Germany’s Sandra Auffarth and Opgun Louvo to steal the lead from Britain’s William Fox-Pitt and secure a place atop eventing’s most prestigious podium. We’ll have a full report coming...» Read More!
We’ve reached the end of an intense and dramatic week for eventing, and now the grand finale is upon us. All of the remaining U.S. and Canadian horses have passed the jog, after some tense...» Read More!
What’s red on right, blue on left, white in the middle and insanity all over? French eventing. The home team is sitting in fourth heading into show jumping and it’s no surprise — their riders...» Read More!
Cross-country day at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games proved wild from start to finish, with the Badminton 2.0 prediction absolutely living up to expectations. We saw super scrappy rides and dramatic parting of ways...» Read More!
FEI TV put out this measly cross-country recap video yesterday, but French television station France 3 Normandy has totally come through in the clutch, publishing the full trips of leader William Fox-Pitt and Chilli Morning,...» Read More!
Team USA was first out to jog this morning in the final horse inspection at Haras du Pin, and things got off to a nail-biting start when Shamwari 4, sitting in ninth place after cross...» Read More!
If you missed watching cross country at WEG via FEI TV, here’s a quick highlights recap that gives you a look at some of the key moments of the day. And be sure to check...» Read More!
When Peter Barry set out on course at 10:24 a.m. local time on Kilrodan Abbott, he just wanted to make it through the finish flags. Of the six riders who’d gone before him, there were...» Read More!
With Team USA’s first five riders failing to produce a clear cross-country trip on a day that turned into Badminton 2.0, the pressure mounted on Boyd Martin and Shamwari 4 to deliver some form of redemption....» Read More!