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Leah Lang-Gluscic and AP Prime. Photo by Leslie Threlkeld.
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One of my favorite things about our sport is that as much as it is about witnessing Michael Jung be the absolute, cool-as-a-cucumber master of winning, it’s also about rooting for every single horse and...
» Read More By on May 2, 2016 12:06 am
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Michael Jung has plenty to “write home about” at the conclusion of Rolex 2016. Here are a few letters we’d like to imagine him penning on his long flight back across the pond. Congratulations to...
» Read More By on May 1, 2016 6:27 pm
Michael Jung with his parents Joachin and Brigitte. Photo by Leslie Threlkeld.
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Michael Jung won his second Rolex in grand, dominating fashion on a final score of 39.2, the only rider to finish in the 30s and finishing well ahead of second placed USEF National Champion Lauren...
» Read More By on May 1, 2016 5:20 pm
Winner winner! Photo by Leslie Threlkeld.
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Germany’s Michael Jung remains undefeated at the Kentucky Horse Park, after winning the 2010 World Equestrian Games, Rolex 2015, and now Rolex 2016. Jung dominated from start to finish, expanding his lead in each phase...
» Read More By on May 1, 2016 12:52 pm
Daniela Moguel and Cecelia. Photo by Leslie Threlkeld.
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There’s a certain energy in the air at the final horse inspection at Rolex Kentucky. Hundreds of people crowd together on the hill above the jog strip, with a view of the infield and the...
» Read More By on May 1, 2016 12:20 pm
Biko, Prince Panache, Custom Made and Giltedge at Stonehall Farm. Photo by Susan Clarke.
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The EN team was sad to learn that Karen O’Connor’s iconic partner Prince Panache was euthanized today at the age of 32. “Nash,” a Thoroughbred gelding owned by Jacqueline Mars, had many accolades to his name,...
» Read More By on May 1, 2016 12:09 pm
Boyd Martin and Blackfoot Mystery. Photo by Leslie Threlkeld.
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Thoroughbreds have a long history of eating up the Rolex Kentucky cross-country track. The wide-open galloping suits them — it’s almost as if they know they’re on stage in the heart of Thoroughbred country. Yesterday...
» Read More By on May 1, 2016 11:57 am
A map of today's show jumping.
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We’re just under an hour to go until we finish out another Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. Riders will be tackling a very tough course designed by Richard Jeffery, and add in the factor of a...
» Read More By on May 1, 2016 11:28 am
Michael Jung and fischerRocana FST are ready to defend their title. Photo by Jenni Autry.
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Fifty-four horses will move on to show jumping following this morning’s final horse inspection at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. Sadly, Holly Payne’s mount Never OutFoxed, who looked so impressive on cross country and jumped...
» Read More By on May 1, 2016 10:30 am
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Derek di Grazia’s cross-country course proved not to be a walk in the park (the Horse Park, that is!) for any competitor. A twisty track full of questions kept riders thinking fast right up until the...
» Read More By on May 1, 2016 10:12 am