After initially decided to dial down his four-star mount’s competition schedule last year, UK rider Francis Whittington has decided to fully retire Sir Percival III. After Pau last year, Francis decided to continue competing “Percy,”...» Read More!
Yesterday, we reported that Silva Martin had been involved in a freak accident leading to her hospitalization. Boyd immediately left Tallahassee, where he was slated to compete at Red Hills, and drove to Delray Beach...» Read More!
We just received confirmation from Boyd Martin that his wife Silva has been hospitalized following a freak accident this morning at her winter base in Wellington. Silva was teaching a lesson on horseback when the...» Read More!
Is eventing due for a new “Sylvester”? Rick Hansberry thinks so. A screenwriter/producer from Lancaster, Pa., Rick isn’t a rider himself, but his wife and daughter compete in hunter/jumpers. Last year for his wife’s 50th...» Read More!
Jock Paget is expected to appear before the FEI tribunal in late April or early May to decide his fate following Clifton Promise’s positive Reserpine test after Burghley, the New Zealand Herald reported today. The...» Read More!
We’re just days away from the first cross-country trips on Hugh Lochore’s brand new course at Red Hills International Horse Trials, which will greatly benefit both spectators and competitors alike. For the first time, all...» Read More!
The USEA just announced that the USEF voted in January to allow riders to wear medical bracelets in place of medical armbands in jumping phases. The new rule goes into effect April 1, and medical armbands must...» Read More!
Some sad news today for Hawley Bennett’s working student Sarah Braun. Her mare, Perfect Intentions, had to have emergency colic surgery today. “Candy” and Sarah have been together for six years. Two years ago the...» Read More!
In their first outing of the season, Tiffani Loudon-Meetze and her OTTB Hap continued a winning streak they started in the fall by finishing first on a score of 30.9 in Open Prelim at Full...» Read More!
Holly Payne and Madeline have enjoyed a wonderful partnership together. Over the last seven years, Holly and Madeline have campaigned at the Advanced level, internationally at the CCI3* level and at the CCI4* level at...» Read More!
The USEA has released the updated list of the top 50 highest scoring event horses, which is re-analyzed at the end of each year. Buck Davidson’s ride, Ballynoe Castle RM, owned by Carl and Cassie...» Read More!
Area IV eventer and loyal EN fan Julie Poveromo lost her Thoroughbred partner No Trouble last year in a tragic pasture accident. In honor of Trouble, the 2014 Wayne Eventing Derby will feature a new...» Read More!
Horse Sport Ireland announced this morning that the FEI has awarded a round of the FEI Nations Cup series to Ballindenisk in Co. Cork, Ireland, on April 11-14 this year. With nine legs in all, the...» Read More!
First, a historic ice storm that Gov. Nikki Haley compared to 1989′s Hurricane Hugo. Then, an earthquake that registered as one of the strongest in state history. We can logically conclude that a plague of locusts...» Read More!
Aikenites are still trying to dig out and clean up following Wednesday’s ice storm, which dumped more than 1 inch of ice on parts of the county. About 45,000 residents in Aiken County are still...» Read More!
More than 50,000 Aiken County residents are without power today following yesterday’s ice storm, the Aiken Standard reports. Kate Samuels sent me this video of her drive to the barn this morning. As you’ll see, the...» Read More!
We satirically reported two weeks ago that a couple inches of snow had crippled Aiken, but a particularly nasty ice storm that hit early this morning really has shut down the area. Gov. Nikki Haley has...» Read More!
In November, the USEF announced that a show jumping coach would be brought on to assist the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team in their training. In a press release issued today, Silvio Mazzoni was named...» Read More!
The USEF Eventing Safety Committee proposed last year using a Shockbox to monitor concussion probability following falls on cross, and the product manufacturer has since updated the software to allow the product to be used on...» Read More!
There’s been a lot of buzz about the new cross-country course at Red Hills this year, and the Tallahassee Democrat attended a planning meeting yesterday to document how organizers Jane Barron and Marvin Mayer plan...» Read More!
Erin Go Irish is our newest series highlighting the success of Irish-bred horses and ponies in eventing. Michael Doherty of Irish Horse Gateway will be writing each week to discuss what makes Irish horses so competitive in...» Read More!
USEF’s Equestrian Magazine released its inaugural 30 Under 30 list last week, and scanning through it is like reading Who’s Who of eventing. It’s exciting to see so many eventers and young professionals working in...» Read More!
Friday dawned bright and early, starting the day with horse trailers rolling in to Pine Top Farm in Thomson, Georgia in the dark of morning. As usual, it was bitter cold in the early hours,...» Read More!