Three British riders received FEI sanctions at the Land Rover Blair Castle International Horse Trials, held Aug. 25-29 in Scotland, including FEI World No. 1 Oliver Townend. Oliver received a verbal warning for abuse of horse...» Read More!
If there’s one thing we learned from the 2015 European Championships, it’s that when it rains at Blair, it pours. And it doesn’t just pour in any normal capacity; it thoroughly tips it down, as...» Read More!
Was there ever any doubt? After his total domination of the non-Masters CIC3* class, Oliver Townend entered the arena a man on a mission in Blair’s ERM. Riding his 2016 winner Cillnabradden Evo, he produced an unbeatable score...» Read More!
There’s still another day of Blair to go, and I’ve already typed a certain Yorkshireman’s name so many times that all of my devices autocorrect any disyllabic word beginning with ‘t’ to ‘Townend’. On the hunt...» Read More!
The Alec Lochore-designed courses at Blair Castle never disappoint. Making use of the striking – and incredibly varied – natural terrain, with its dramatic inconsistencies, sweeping slopes, and craggy outcrops, it twists and turns and begs...» Read More!
Day three of the Land Rover Blair Castle International Horse Trials saw a well-stocked CIC3* section get underway, with a full day of dressage overseen by judges Les Smith, Katrin Eichinger-Kniely, and Xavier Lesauce....» Read More!
Welcome to Thursday at Blair Castle, and the commencement of eventing proper: the CCI3* dressage got underway this afternoon, and I stopped Googling ‘what do Scottish men wear under their kilts?’ for just long enough...» Read More!
Hello, Eventing Nation, and welcome to somewhere very, very north! Somewhere higher than Edinburgh! Somewhere I had to get on a plane to get to, even though I’ve been reliably informed that I’m still on...» Read More!
Great Britain’s Gemma Tattersall has solidified victory in the 2017 Event Rider Masters Series with a fourth place finish at the Blair Castle Equi-Trek International Horse Trials CIC3* in Scotland. Riding Clive Smith’s 10-year-old Hanoverian...» Read More!
At the penultimate leg of the Event Rider Masters Series at the Blair Castle Equi-Trek International Horse Trials, Germany’s Niklas Bschorer has taken the early lead with Tristan Bschorer’s 14-year-old Holsteiner Tom Tom Go 3....» Read More!
Amidst the creation of the new eventing series, Event Rider Masters, it seems we’ve also invented a new illustrious achievement to which a top rider can aspire: The ERM double double. By winning back to...» Read More!
World class dressage performed in tails and braids has a whole new depth when performed on the grounds of a 12th century castle in the Scottish countryside! Such was the backdrop for the penultimate leg of...» Read More!
We’re eagerly anticipating an exciting day of cross country action at Blair Castle in the Scottish Highlands. You can watch the free live stream on Blair’s website here, and Event Rider Masters will air CIC3* cross country...» Read More!
Between Richland Park in Michigan, Millstreet in Ireland and the fifth Event Rider Masters leg at Blair Castle in Scotland, eventing fans around the world will be in total sensory overload this weekend. The EN crew will...» Read More!
As the 2015 Longines FEI European Eventing Championships will be held at Blair Castle this September, the British team is permitted to have 12 combinations compete instead of the six allowed for the guest nations. To...» Read More!
EN’s good friend David Robinson, better known as harveywetdog on YouTube, has been digging through his archives and uploading old videos from horse trials. This time, he’s uploaded video from the 1993 Blair Castle Horse...» Read More!
Astier Nicolas winner of the CCI3* @BCIHT #Blair2014 pic.twitter.com/bGQ8cLO3YH — Blair Horse Trials (@BCIHT) August 24, 2014 The leaderboard changed hands after each phase of the CCI3* at Blair Castle this weekend, making for an...» Read More!
Cross country has completed at Blair Castle, and France’s Gwendolen Fer has taken over the lead after a clear and fast run today. Gwendolen was sitting in third place after dressage and added nothing to...» Read More!
While Richland Park Horse Trials is the big event here in the States this weekend, all eyes across the pond will be on Blair Castle International Horse Trials in Scotland, the first key CCI3* of the...» Read More!
The 2015 FEI European Eventing Championships are slated to be held at Blair Castle in Scotland. The scenery is gorgeous, and the European Championships always promise an elite competition among the world’s best....» Read More!