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Best placed first timer pair after XC at Burghley: Hannah Sue & Harbour Pilot. Photo by Kate Samuels.
The weekend is nearly upon us, and one of the most highly anticipated fall competitions is happening up in Pennsylvania, starting today. I am, of course, talking about Plantation Field Horse Trials, which includes levels...
» Read More By on Sep 18, 2014 12:03 am
Jen McFall and Classic Twain DF. Photo by Sherry Stewart.
In our next Athletux rider blog, Jen McFall shares the philosophy behind the breeding program at Dragonfire Farm, which has produced Classic Twain DF, 2013 USEA 4-Year-Old Young Event Horse West Coast Champion, and Axiom...
» Read More By on Sep 17, 2014 5:45 pm
The eventing community mourns the loss of the great Connaught, who was euthanized this morning due to complications from old age. A sentimental favorite for many eventing fans, the big, quirky gelding enjoyed much success...
» Read More By on Sep 17, 2014 4:15 pm
William Fox-Pitt and Cool Mountain. Photo by Jenni Autry.
Another Fox-Pitt (eventing superstar?) entered the world yesterday, a yet-t0-be-named baby girl who was born healthy at 8 pounds, Horse & Hound reports. Alice and William have three children already: Oliver, Thomas, and Chloe. Having...
» Read More By on Sep 17, 2014 2:35 pm
Photo by Kasey Mueller
We are delighted to host Sally Cousins as our newest guest blogger, as she shares her wealth of knowledge with us in the form of weekly training tips. We hope these nuggets of information can be integrated directly...
» Read More By on Sep 17, 2014 1:30 pm
Boyd Martin and Trading Aces. Photo by Jenni Autry.
With 53 horses entered in the CIC3* at Plantation Field, I certainly had my work cut out for me in deciding a top five. So I didn’t; I picked a top ten instead, along with a...
» Read More By on Sep 17, 2014 11:58 am
Photo via the Nadeem Noon Support Fund Facebook page.
The eventing community is rallying around Nadeem Noon, a cornerstone of Area VIII eventing who is suffering from a serious condition called Amyloidosis...
» Read More By on Sep 17, 2014 9:00 am
Best. Nails. Ever. Photo courtesy of Tori Long.
It’s finally the week of Plantation Field, one of my favorite shows of the year. Plantation Field touts itself as the ‘Best. Event. Ever.’ and I can hardly disagree. It’s certainly up there in the...
» Read More By on Sep 17, 2014 12:01 am
Elizabeth O'Connor and Bugsy. Photo by
This story originally appeared on Horse Nation, our rockin’ sister site you should check out every day. “You don’t have to have an unending check book to have success in this sport,” says Elizabeth O’Connor, an...
» Read More By on Sep 16, 2014 4:30 pm
Phillip Dutton and Fernhill Cubalawn competed in just their fourth event together at Blenheim Palace CCI3* this past weekend, coming in to show jumping in ninth place after a clear cross-country round. Unfortunately, they pulled the...
» Read More By on Sep 16, 2014 3:00 pm