Maya Simmons’ iron nerve and thighs of steel were on show at Carolina International last weekend when she lost her stirrups, literally. EN’s Leslie Threlkeld was out on course photographing and watched the whole thing...» Read More!
“You’re going to sit back and ride this confidently, or you’re going to cry for your mommy.” That was course designer Ian Stark’s advice for negotiating the huge log drop at the Ship’s Quarters water...» Read More!
Just in time to help cure your horse show hangover, we’ve got just what the doctor ordered! Check out this fresh footage with CIC3* and Advanced pairs mixed in from the tricky water combination at...» Read More!
Kim Severson and Cooley Cross Border led the Advanced division from start to finish at Carolina International, jumping a clear show jumping round this morning to seal the deal on the win on a final...» Read More!
Start your Sunday right by riding around Ian Stark’s Carolina International CIC3* cross country course with Clark Montgomery and Loughan Glen, Doug Payne and Vandiver, and Elisa Wallace and Simply Priceless. Go Eventing. Carolina Links: Website,...» Read More!
Liz Halliday-Sharp’s Deniro Z has won his second two-star this spring with a wire-to-wire win in the Matt Faudree & Attwood Equestrian Surfaces CIC2* at Carolina International. The 9-year-old Dutch Warmblood took the lead in...» Read More!
Another exciting day of cross country has come to an end, and I’d like to personally congratulate Caroline Martin for being the hero of the day and taking home her first CIC3* win on a...» Read More!
The CIC3* cross country finale at Carolina International certainly lived up to expectations, with the top of the leaderboard shuffling in a nail-biting conclusion...» Read More!
The CIC* competitors were the first to tackle Ian Stark’s cross country course this week at the Cloud 11 ~ Gavilan North Carolina International in Southern Pines, NC and the big, imposing course had its...» Read More!
It’s been a massively busy day at the Carolina Horse Park, with Advanced dressage running amidst CIC3*/CIC2* show jumping and CIC* cross country. Kim Severson and Cooley Cross Border ultimately prevailed in the sandbox, scoring...» Read More!
Clark Montgomery and his Rio Olympic partner Loughan Glen are our new leaders in the CIC3* at Carolina International thanks to delivering a clear round over Marc Donovan’s show jumping course at the bucolic Carolina Horse...» Read More!
Liz Halliday-Sharp and her 9-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding Deniro Z jumped double-clear over Marc Donovan’s show jumping course to retain their lead in CIC2* at Carolina International...» Read More!
I arrived at Carolina International yesterday afternoon and immediately went for a course walk around the CIC3*, eager to check out what was in store for the riders come Saturday afternoon. This is the second...» Read More!
I almost feel as if we all get a bit spoiled when events start on Wednesdays; why wait for Friday to get the fun started? I’m loving following along with all of the Carolina International...» Read More!
Liz Halliday-Sharp’s Deniro Z and Elarona finished first and second, respectively, in the first CIC2* attempt for both horses last month at Pine Top Farm, and they’re in a good position to repeat their impressive...» Read More!
Allison Springer and Arthur delivered the leading dressage test today in the CIC3* at Carolina International, scoring 40.7 to hold the overnight lead as we look ahead to tomorrow’s show jumping. Last year they jumped...» Read More!
Allison Springer and Arthur are one step closer to defending their win in the CIC3* at Carolina International, scoring 40.7 to hold the lead following the conclusion of dressage. We have a video of their...» Read More!
Allison Springer and Arthur are back in familiar territory at Carolina International, leading the CIC3* on 40.7 at the lunch break on day two with just one more group to come this afternoon. These two...» Read More!
In what will develop into a busy week at the Cloud 11~Gavilan North LLC Carolina International CIC, today felt fairly low key. It was only the first of three (yes, three) days of dressage, and...» Read More!
Louis M is no stranger to EN readers. An EquiRatings record holder with his former pilot Pia Münker, imagine our delight when he arrived in America as a new mount for Eventing 25 rider Cornelia Dorr....» Read More!
With three ladies topping the CIC3* leaderboard at the Cloud 11 ~ Gavilan North Carolina International following the first day of dressage, this afternoon’s press conference had a definite girl power vibe. Our top three, Jennie Brannigan,...» Read More!
Carolina International was the very first event I traveled to as a part of the EN team four years ago, and it will always have a special place as one of my favorite spring prep...» Read More!
It’s a blustery day here at the Carolina Horse Park as we kick off three full days of dressage at the Cloud 11 ~ Gavilan North Carolina International, which has quickly grown to be one...» Read More!