It was an action-packed day in Temecula, California as the competition got underway for the Galway Downs International Horse Trials. Frankie Thieriot Stutes, Gina Miles and Harper Click were the big names of the day as they...» Read More!
Hello from sunny California! There wasn’t a cloud in the sky this afternoon at the sprawling Galway Downs Equestrian Center in Temecula, California, and after last weekend’s freeze-out at Carolina, this is quite nice! Eric...» Read More!
Now in his third year of designing the CIC3* course at Carolina International, Ian Stark has upped the ante for the 2018 running of the event. In reversing the direction of the track to allow...» Read More!
Three Intermediate divisions have wrapped up at the Rocking Horse Winter 3 Horse Trials in Altoona, FL on this sunny–albeit windy–weekend. On Friday’s one-day format competition, Lynn Symansky won the 25-horse Open Intermediate division riding...» Read More!
While the International levels had their fun on Friday, the action was still in full swing with four Intermediate divisions in the Pine Top Farm Advanced, CIC2*, CIC* and Horse Trials this weekend. Kevin Keane...» Read More!
Pine Top Farm in Thomson, Ga., hosted the East Coast’s first FEI event of the season at the Pine Top Farm Advanced, CIC2*, CIC* and Horse Trials. The FEI and Advanced divisions completed a one-day format...» Read More!
Sunny & 75 in February? Yes, Please! Welcome to winter in Aiken. Paradise Farm hosted a bustling one-day event Friday with Beginner Novice through Preliminary levels. It was a full day practically running from sun-up to...» Read More!
Stable View hosted their second recognized event of the year earlier this week, January 30th-31st, offering Preliminary through Beginner Novice divisions. With 132 riders and the beautiful South Carolina weather, this event was a massive weekday...» Read More!
As winter is fast approaching and Christmas is coming soon, I see dozens of sale ads flash across my social media pages on a daily basis. Sellers are scrambling to find new homes for their...» Read More!
James Alliston and Happenstance. Photo by Shelby Allen. What a weekend it was for James Alliston at Galway Downs! He won the three-star aboard Mary McKee’s Happenstance — his third CCI3* win at this venue (2011 –...» Read More!
The CCI3* final horse inspection kept everyone on their toes this morning at Galway Downs. Of the seven cross country finishers, three were sent to the hold box: Helen Bouscaren & Ben, Ellen Doughty-Hume and...» Read More!
A quick and clear cross country run today at Galway Downs puts James Alliston on track for his best ever CCI3* finishing score. He and Mary McKee’s Happenstance remain on their dressage score (43.3) to keep hold...» Read More!
Rachel McDonough cut valuable seconds off the clock by taking a tricky inside turn through a narrow space between two jumps to grab the lead on the first night of the $20,000 Horseware Indoor Eventing...» Read More!
It was a big day for James Alliston at Galway Downs. Not only did he earn the lead in the CCI3* division, he also earned a career best dressage score at this level. Riding Mary Mckee’s...» Read More!
Cool breezes and cloud dotted skies greeted competitors this morning at the Galway Downs International Three-Day Event. This group of horses were miraculously well behaved...» Read More!
Forget what you’ve heard: there’s nothing soft about Pau. Designed by Pierre Michelet — the man responsible for that Rio course, as well as last week’s courses at Le Lion d’Angers, France’s four-star makes the most...» Read More!
We all put our own riders up on a pedestal in international competition, but nothing can rival the French and their unerring enthusiasm for the cavaliers who wear the tricolour. Le Lion d’Angers has been packed...» Read More!
It’s been Izzy Taylor‘s week, and a fitting last hurrah to what has been her most successful season ever. Rounding off the morning’s showjumping session, she jumped an effortless double-clear to clinch the six-year-old World...» Read More!
You’d be forgiven for suspecting that 24 CCI* dressage tests in a row might be a bit boring — but at the World Championships for Perfect Baby Ponies, as it shall henceforth be called, it’s...» Read More!
OTTB lovers everywhere, rejoice! It’s time for the Retired Race Horse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover! Samantha Clark already brought us a preview of the event featuring several of the competitors that will be there this weekend. Now, the...» Read More!
Sue Benson returns to Military Boekelo CCIO3* in 2017 as the cross country course designer for the 17th year. The first part of the course this year looks quite different than in the past because the event...» Read More!
It was Wednesday afternoon when Anna Loschiavo of Bradford, Vermont picked up the phone for a call that would lead to a whirlwind weekend. Buck Davidson was on the other end of the line and he...» Read More!
Boyd Martin enjoyed a big pay day at the second annual Stable View Oktoberfest Advanced Horse Trials. With four finishing in the money in the Advanced division and one more in Intermediate, his rides earned...» Read More!