As we enter the final weeks prior to the World Equestrian Games, the U.S. Team for Eventing only has one final hurdle in their way: the mandatory preparatory trial at Great Meadow. This event has...» Read More!
From Colleen: A trip to Normandy has been on the minds of many upper level riders for months and months, and the anticipation is coming to an end in a few short weeks. An integral...» Read More!
Rolex entries closed Tuesday, and fans of a certain Flying Deer will notice two names notably absent from the list: Lynn Symansky and Donner. After the team vets found a little fill in one of...» Read More!
Samantha Clark was in attendance again at the USEF High Performance Training Sessions at Aston Le Walls in the UK, and provided a fantastic write-up for the PRO Blog. British-based US riders Clark Montgomery, Liz...» Read More!
You all did extremely well in our mystery guessing game this week! Here we thought we may have stumped you, but we have been proven wrong! The rider pictured below is… …Kate Chadderton! Kate sent...» Read More!
After much work, the Great Meadow Foundation, located in The Plains, Va., is ready to announce their final plans for a world class competition this spring to help prepare the members of the 2014 World...» Read More!
We’re partnering with Athletux this year to bring you blogs from several of the company’s sponsored riders. Tamie Smith will be bringing us the scoop on eventing on the West Coast, and today she talks...» Read More!
Brandi Williams of Foxy Photography was kind enough to send us her photos from this week’s USEF High Performance Training Sessions in Aiken. Riders worked with both David O’Connor and Silvio Mazzoni, the new show...» Read More!
For the first time in a long time, the Aiken Training Sessions were not frigidly cold and blustery, but instead a lovely sunny day with a light breeze that kept both horses and riders comfortable....» Read More!
Ellen Doughty and Sir Oberon, her 10-year-old Holsteiner/Thoroughbred gelding, had a breakout year in 2013, leading to their designation on the 2014 USEF Winter/Spring Training Lists on the National level. Ellen traveled from her home...» Read More!
Many thanks to Shelly at Ivegotyourpicture.com for sharing her beautiful photos from the High Performance Training Sessions in Ocala. Click here to read the report from yesterday....» Read More!
I was unable to attend yesterday’s session — thankfully our good friend Thehorsepester did! — but I caught almost all of today’s jump lessons with coach David O’Connor at Meredyth South in Ocala. The day...» Read More!
Today dawned the second day of USEF High Performance Training Sessions here in Aiken, and true to tradition at this point, it was positively freezing. The unseasonably bitter wind combined with the freshly clipped horses...» Read More!
Today was the first day of USEF High Performance Training Sessions in Aiken, S.C., and everyone was excited to see the upper-level horses after their winter break. For me, it’s really fun to see how...» Read More!
A championship year means higher stakes, especially for the USEF Eventing Selection Committee. And with one year of experience under their belts, the selectors — Chair Bobby Costello; Marcia Kulak; Derek DiGrazia; Deborah Furnas, who...» Read More!
I was fortunate enough to attend a little bit of the Eventing 25 training sessions in Ocala, Fla., this week. Formerly known as the Developing Rider list, the Eventing 25 group is selected from successful...» Read More!
We here at EN have had no choice but to begin searching for Michael Pollard’s cloning technology, as the man seems to literally be in a million places at once. When he is not blazing...» Read More!
Yesterday we brought you Part One of the Nutrena USEA Top Ten Horses of The Year, presented by SmartPak, and today we bring you the second half of those amazing athletes. Determined by USEA year...» Read More!
As 2013 comes to a close, there are lots of wonderful memories to look back on. Eventing Nation became a whole new beast this year, sending reporters to all the top competitions armed with wi-fi,...» Read More!
Hot on the heels of the USEF’s announcement of the US team for Boekelo, the fall Land Rover travel grants have also been announced. The fall travel grants will send the recipients to either the...» Read More!
Aoife Clark jumped a clear round in the final phase to clinch the win of the Fidelity Blenheim Palace International CCI***. [Results] Unsportingly, I watched with a sinking heart as Jean Teulere’s Matelot...» Read More!
If there were even the tiniest doubts about why Meghan O’Donoghue and Pirate deserved the Mrs Jacqueline Mars travel grant that enabled them to travel over to England to compete in the Fidelity Blenheim...» Read More!
Team Rebecca’s Ben jumped beautifully around Eric Winter’s testing CCI*** track at Blenheim Palace Saturday, despite losing a shoe early on course. I caught up with his rider Phillip Dutton, and Phillip’s wife Evie, to...» Read More!