The year was 1996, and the setting, the Atlanta Olympics. Australia’s eventing team, comprised of Andrew Hoy, Wendy Schaeffer, Phillip Dutton, and Gillian Rolton, was within touching distance of a gold medal, but it was to...» Read More!
Eventer Ashley Adams has relocated to New South Wales, Australia, to start her new year, and she’s graciously agreed to blog about her experiences down under. Stay tuned for more from Ashley as she experiences...» Read More!
Australia named its long list for the World Equestrian Games squad last week and has just released the names of the six horses and riders selected for Normandy. The horses and riders in alphabetical order,...» Read More!
When I first bought Onyx, my Morgan gelding, my inner horse-crazy child was going absolutely bonkers with glee. Images of Black Beauty, the Black Stallion, and [insert other famous fictional dark horse’s name here] pranced in...» Read More!
We couldn’t help bringing back this shot of jockey A.P. McCoy on Dr. Livingstone resplendent in Christmas sweaters, er, jumpers. The horse was painted as part of the U.K. Jockey Club’s interactive advent calendar...» Read More!
Lesley Stevenson of MyVirtualEventingCoach.com has a few interesting observations on what makes Australian/New Zealand eventers different from us in the United States. A combination of culture and upbringing can shape a rider’s development in one...» Read More!
Deadspin recently posted a story and video of a race held earlier this month at Bathurst Racecourse in New South Wales, Australia. As the horses rounded the final turn, the track’s sprinklers suddenly erupted. The jockeys...» Read More!
– Today in Adelaide, it was action packed in so many ways, take the Double Dans (above) for instance, this trick was tried today for the first time, the horse jumping is a one star...» Read More!
Hey EN, it’s ESJ remember me? I know it has been over a month since my last post on EN, it actually feels like longer. It’s not that I don’t love you anymore, it has...» Read More!
Sometime in the next two weeks I expect the Aussie selectors to finally declare their hands. My guess is at the moment, they are currently cutting up little squares of paper and writing horse names...» Read More!
Well, this year’s Eventing Equestriad has been run and won. The top four pairs had less than a rail between them so the show jumping was tense, when the fourth placed Christine Bates with Adelaide...» Read More!
As day one of the Eventing Equestriad at Camden’s Bicentennial Park draws to a close, Tim Boland and GV Billy Elliot lead the field. Tim and Billy are a full 4.8 penalties in front of...» Read More!
This weekend sees one of Australia’s best events happening the Eventing Equestriad at Camden. This relatively new event (only a few years old) has quickly become a favourite for Eventers from around Australia. There are...» Read More!
Eventing Nation brief turns to Australia for a glance at another three-day course this weekend. Here is the lovely new three star track at the Sydney CCI3*, designed by Mike Etherington Smith. I had lovely...» Read More!
Stuart Tinney and Panamera, winners at the Aus Three Day CCI4* last year If you have been following this series so far, you will know I have tackled the Canadian, US and New Zealand teams...» Read More!
1. INONOTHING Paul Tapner (AUS) +0 44.9 2. EURORIDINGS BUTTS LEON Andreas Dibowski (GER) +0 49.5 3. SPRING ALONG Daisy Berkeley +0 50.4 4. IMPERIAL CAVALIER Mary King +4 51.2 5. LENAMORE Caroline Powell (NZL)...» Read More!