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!
Well, well, well. What a day yesterday, huh? I know I’m probably not the only one whose sleep schedule is entirely sideways by now! It’s definitely been a trying week at WEG, and the big...» Read More!
What type of praise does my horse actually respond to the most? Me talking to him and telling him that he is a good boy? Giving him a pat on his neck? Or a good,...» 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!
Haras du Pin is reeling with the terrible news that Wild Lone, ridden by Great Britain’s Harry Meade and owned by Charlotte Oppleman, collapsed and died shortly after jumping clear cross country at the Alltech...» Read More!
We have just learned that Wild Lone collapsed and died after jumping clear cross country this afternoon with Great Britain’s Harry Meade at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Our thoughts are with Harry, Alf’s...» Read More!
While all of the insanity is ensuing over in Normandy, we can’t forget about the rest of us back stateside who are getting ready to compete this weekend. Several events are running (hey, if you...» Read More!
I haven’t found the word yet to describe the agony of being on the west coast during WEGs. It’s in the same family as the feeling you get when you missed the latest episode of...» Read More!
Team USA may be in bronze position overall but when it comes to helmets, we’re leading the pack. All six American riders completed their WEG dressage tests in helmets, making an unprecedented statement about where...» Read More!
The two days of dressage are officially over! I’m thrilled to report that Team USA did us proud, and currently stand in bronze medal position after the first phase. Our reporters, Jenni and Leslie, are...» Read More!
Well, well, well – whoever said “the third time’s a charm” must have been thinking of Charlotte Dujardin, who is definitely having a charmed weekend in Normandy. Charlotte and Valegro went to town on their...» Read More!
I stood by the warmup ring for a long time today, watching. I watched grooms giving horses one last scratch, coaches giving riders one final piece of advice, riders giving their best for their country,...» Read More!
Team USA came to WEG to #stormnormandy and #bringbackthegold, and so far, things are going according to plan. All four team members — and our two individuals — are sitting in the top 50 after...» Read More!