In exciting news for UK riders, with the 2017 FEI European Championships at Strzegom looming, eventer Jeanette Brakewell, part of the silver medal-winning British teams at the 2000 and 2004 Olympics, has joined the British Eventing...» Read More!
British Eventing announced today that the organization will pilot the EquiRatings Quality Index (ERQI) at specific levels in the 2017 season. Chris Farr, British Eventing Sport Operations Manager…...» Read More!
Looking for a relaxing way to spend your Sunday? Grab another cup of coffee and watch the Baileys Jumping and Style Competition live from Hartpury College. Thanks to British Eventing TV you can watch the...» Read More!
Our friend, David Robinson, sat down and wrote about his background as an equestrian videographer and where his journey has taken him through the years. It’s a great look into the behind-the-scenes of some of...» Read More!
As we look ahead to the East Coast Young Event Horse Championships this weekend at Fair Hill, we take a look back at...» 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!
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!
Areas I, VII, and IX rejoice! In what is a surer sign of spring, the first opening dates of the year have arrived! As an added bonus, Area I Young Riders can benefit from an...» Read More!
British Eventing has confirmed that the organization will keep a new rule that bans “fixed peaks,” or brims, on helmets in cross country at all BE sanctioned events, meaning skull caps are now required on...» Read More!
We received word yesterday that a horse from eventer Courtney Sendak’s barn has gone missing. Located in Upperco, Maryland, Iron League is a gray/white Oldenburg gelding standing 16.3hh. He jumped a fence and ran off...» Read More!
Mike Etherington-Smith announced today he will step down as chief executive of British Eventing, a position he’s held since 2009, to focus more on cross country course designing and consulting. “It’s no secret that my...» Read More!
As we all begin to migrate indoors for our training through the winter, here’s a great video from British Eventing with tips on recreating cross country questions using poles at home. Many of these exercises can...» Read More!
British Eventing’s Eventing Cinema competition provides videographers the opportunity to showcase their skills by capturing the essence of the sport....» Read More!
The skinny fence is a popular option used by course designers to test a horse and rider’s communication and ability to stay straight. They can look rather unassuming, but the width of the fence makes...» Read More!
Here at EN we’ve been having a heyday with British Eventing’s new Social Media Rule. And by “we” I mean “the Chinch,” EN’s furry freedom fighter who sprang into action upon learning that BE’s members...» Read More!
British Eventing announced an intense social media policy on June 3 that we’re surprised doesn’t have more members questioning its legitimacy on Facebook and Twitter. But that’s exactly what the rule has now banned. Click here...» Read More!
If there’s anything I love more than riding my horses, it’s bargain-hunting for tack and equipment to blow my paycheck on pamper my horses. Some of my favorite finds originated on none other than the...» Read More!
Erin Go Irish is our newest series highlighting the success of Irish-bred horses and ponies in eventing. Michael Doherty of Irish Horse Gateway will be writing each week to discuss what makes Irish horses so competitive...» Read More!
Responding to riders’ demand for more prize money (see @EPrizemoney on Twitter), British Eventing announced a 3% increase in rewards at events next year. However, the increase is not without a price– and riders are...» Read More!
Last week, EN contributor ‘lec‘ wrote about grassroots eventing in the UK. This week, lec was kind enough to write about the UK young rider system. Thanks for writing this lec and thank you for...» Read More!
One of Eventing Nation’s most prolific and knowledgeable commenters, ‘lec‘ hails from the UK and was kind enough to send us a description of the grassroots levels and issues in British Eventing. Thanks for writing...» Read More!
We are spending a lot of time covering The Fork because it is such a big prep event, but, of course there were other important events in the US and around the World this weekend....» Read More!
For our many readers that have been added since Lindsay’s last post, Lindsay is a Canadian rider who is training in England with Lucy Wiegersma. As an aside, Lucy leads 2010’s British Eventing Top 20...» Read More!