UK eventer Nana Dalton’s three-star ride, Uwald, owned by Sheila Barker, was euthanized last week after sustaining an injury to his hind suspensory at the Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials earlier this month, where he was...» Read More!
So how can I sum up Bramham in four words? Let’s try “wildly exceeded my expectations”! I’m not sure what those expectations were exactly, but what I found was easy access and egress, helpful stewards and...» Read More!
Gorgeous architecture, forward flowing courses, the fact that our girls Lauren Kieffer and Caroline Martin did us so very proud… we just can’t get enough of Bramham Horse Trials. Thankfully the event has uploaded several...» Read More!
By the time you read this both both Lauren and Caroline will either be well on their way back to the U.S, or may even have landed and might well be riding — Lauren had...» Read More!
Lauren Kieffer capped off a great weekend at Equi-Trek Bramham CCI3* with a clear round in the show jumping to move up to eventual 7th place, and Veronica also takes home the Angela Cotton Memorial...» Read More!
Caroline Martin and Quantum Solace jumped one of only two clear rounds within the time today to finish on their overnight score and complete the Bishop Burton College Bramham U25 CCI3* in a very creditable...» Read More!
Two horses were sent to the holding box in each division in the final horse inspection at the Equi-Trek Bramham Horse Trials. One withdrew from the U25, Michelle Kenny’s Asilomar Independence, and Bert Bolton’s Purple...» Read More!
As expected today’s cross country shook up the leaderboard, but the top three remain unchanged with Flora Harris and Bayano still in pole position after a flawless clear round inside the time. There were 13...» Read More!
Lauren Kieffer and Caroline Martin represented the Stars and Stripes in fine fashion today in drizzly, damp North Yorkshire, bringing Veronica and Quantum Solace home safe and sound, and in real style. Veronica jumped clear...» Read More!
Many thanks to Kitty King and Nana Dalton for letting me tag along while they walked the course on Thursday. It’s always fascinating to get a rider’s perspective, especially two riders as experienced as these,...» Read More!
At the end of the dressage phase at Bramham Pippa Funnell finds herself leading the CIC division on Billy The Biz and in equal third position in the CCI on Sandman. (All scores here). Both horses...» Read More!
It’s been a long build up to Caroline Martin’s first CCI3* on an international stage, and the Bramham arena is a pretty intimidating one in which to make your debut. That being said she coped...» Read More!
First to go at 9am sharp Friday morning Flora Harris cemented her good form on the flat this year with a stunning test on Bayano to set a commanding lead with a score of 36.8;...» Read More!
All 22 horses presented at the Bishop Burton College U25 CCI3* First Horse Inspection this afternoon were accepted, although spare a thought for poor Bethany Stephenson who had to endure a visit to the holding...» Read More!
Buck and Caroline were kind enough to stop and chat after they’d worked Quantum Solace (Nacho) on the flat this morning. We talked about doing Tattersalls as a warm-up event, what it’s like to only...» Read More!
Lauren rode with her customary cool and precision to deliver an accurate, smooth and calm test this afternoon in the Bramham arena, walking out with a score of 44.7 which was good enough for equal...» Read More!
Lauren Kieffer brought Veronica out for a brief work on the flat this morning ahead of her 3:40pm GB time dressage test later today. Despite a little tension and once getting her tongue over the...» Read More!
Course Designer Ian Stark has made a few changes to the Bramham cross country this year — some that the riders will welcome, for example the roofed house at fence 3 that caused so much...» Read More!
Another big ticket European event is approaching this weekend, and a small but mighty American contingent will be representing the Stars and Stripes. Lauren Kieffer and Veronica are entered in the CCI3* after receiving a...» Read More!
The Equi-Trek Bramham CCI3* First Horse Inspection took place as it normally does in front of the house, with the competitors walking onto the main front lawn from the picturesque stable yard, but unusually this...» Read More!
Hot on the heels of last night’s announcement of the Pan American Games team and alternates, the USEF has also released the recipients of Land Rover Competition Grants for this spring and summer. Two grants...» Read More!
The USEF posted spring grant applications online this week for Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event CCI4*, Jersey Fresh International CCI3*, Badminton CCI4*, Saumur CCI3*, Bromont CCI3*, Bramham CCI3* and Luhmühlen CCI4*....» Read More!
The leaderboard for the CCI3* saw another shakeup today after show jumping completed, and it was Aoife Clark and Fenyas Elegance that ended up on top when all was said and done. Overnight leader Izzy...» Read More!