In addition to all the other hype at Fair Hill this weekend, they also played host to the East Coast Young Event Horse Championships and crowned winning four-year-old and five-year-old horses. The winning five-year-old was...» Read More!
We finally got some rain in Northern California yesterday, which means it is very tempting to stay inside, bundled up in blankets stalking scores on the web all weekend long. In truth, it will be an even better...» Read More!
Emily Beshear and Silver Night Lady set the early bar yesterday in the CCI2* at the Dutta Corp Fair Hill International on 43.0, and like Marilyn Little and RF Scandalous in the CCI3*, no one...» Read More!
Dressage has concluded at the Dutta Corp Fair Hill International and the crowns have been handed out to the East Coast Young Event Horse champions. Now as we look ahead to the next task, the...» Read More!
Marilyn Little came out swinging yesterday in the CCI3* at the Dutta Corp Fair Hill International, delivering a dominant score of 41.5 with RF Scandalous that no one could catch today. RF Demeter came the closest...» Read More!
Boyd has two greys at Pau this week: Crackerjack, who sits 10th after dressage (47.7), and Welcome Shadow, who is in 25th (51.9)....» Read More!
Michael Jung is still leading Les Etoiles de Pau CCI4* at the conclusion of dressage, though today he’s topping the leaderboard on a different horse. fischerTakinou, a 9-year-old Anglo-Arabian gelding making his first four-star start,...» Read More!
Congratulations to the winners of the Best Dressed and Fair Hill and to everyone who made it through the first horse inspection on Wednesday. While it’s a great way to kick things off, I also know...» Read More!
October is the month where it’s suddenly 40 degrees at night (read: blankets for horses and a sweater/vest/jacket combo with a chance of scarf for humans) and then about 70-80 during the day, which changes...» Read More!
There was some serious dressage happening all around the world today as Michael Jung took the stage with Rolex winner fischerRocana FST, leading the field at Les Etoiles de Pau CCI4* on a score of...» Read More!
Day one of the Dutta Corp Fair Hill International is officially in the books, and we’ve seen a lot of fancy dancing in the white box today from both the two- and three-star horses as...» Read More!
We waited until the end of the day in the Dutta Corp Fair Hill International CCI2* for dressage tests that really wowed the judges, and Emily Beshear and Silver Night Lady delivered a superb performance...» Read More!
The first 13 horses in the CCI3* danced in the sandbox today at the Dutta Corp Fair Hill International, with Marilyn Little and RF Scandalous’ handily taking the early lead on 41.5 in the horse’s...» Read More!
It’s a busy weekend around the Eventing Nation, with Les Etoiles de Pau CCI4* in France running concurrently with the Dutta Corp Fair Hill International in the U.S. No surprises at Pau so far: Michael...» Read More!
This past weekend Area I ended the 2016 eventing season with not one but two sanctioned events. The Course Brook Farm Fall Horse Trials in Sherborn, Massachusetts took place on Saturday, Oct. 8, while the...» Read More!
It’s unbelievable that we’re already at Fair Hill again, with a chill in the air and the leaves beginning to fall. There’s a palpable level of excitement in the air every year for this event,...» Read More!
Ah, the terrifying underground tube of death (as my horse likes to call it) of Fair Hill International. Big events usually have something classic about them that only the riders can truly appreciate, and for...» Read More!
Alright, here we go ladies and gents! The Dutta Corp Fair Hill International cross country is a formidable, Derek di Grazia-designed beast that separates the cream from the crop each fall. It comes as no...» Read More!
It was a beautiful day here in the Maryland countryside and the setting was perfect for the first horse inspection at Fair Hill. Overall I thought the guys really turned it out today. I actually...» Read More!
Well, it’s that time of year again! The best of the best have gathered in Elkton, Md. for this year’s Dutta Corp Fair Hill International. It’s the ultimate fall event, and what better way to...» Read More!
All 46 horses that presented to the ground jury were accepted in the CCI2* at the Dutta Corp Fair Hill International on an unseasonably sunny and warm afternoon here in Elkton, Maryland. Only one horse,...» Read More!
I launched the “What’s in Your Ring?” series a few weeks ago with selfish motives, honestly, as I frequently find myself at a loss for new jumping exercises. I’m sure I’m not alone, so why...» Read More!
They say eventing is a sport of highs and lows — a expression very well expressed, I think, by our first #EventerProblems post of the day. Friday fail. I don't know how I didn't come...» Read More!