It’s Ocala/Aiken season, y’all! It seems the winter has passed relatively quickly for those who head to warmer climates for a few months. Now that the first events of the new season are coming up...» Read More!
Liz Halliday-Sharp knew she wanted to ride at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event from the moment she stepped foot on the cross country course at the inaugural CCI4* in 1998. “That was what made me...» Read More!
Liz Halliday-Sharp had a great weekend at the Pine Top Advanced Horse Trials, winning Advanced Test A with Fernhill By Night and coming second in Advanced Test B with HHS Cooley. With a fourth-place finish at...» Read More!
It’s going to be a busy off season for Liz Halliday-Sharp. After basing in England for the past 15 years, she’s relocated to Ocala for the winter and spring to both launch Cooley Horses International with Richard...» Read More!
The first day of dressage is complete at Boekelo CCIO3* in the Netherlands, with the first two riders already out for the U.S. Nations Cup team. Paul Tapner and Indian Mill led for much of the...» Read More!
Liz Halliday-Sharp and Fernhill By Night did the stars and stripes proud today at Blair Castle International Horse Trials, scoring 41.5 to lead the 31-horse CCI3* field by a two-point margin. “Blackie” always shines in...» Read More!
Liz Halliday-Sharp and Fernhill By Night held their own at Bramham today, scoring 44.4 for 10th place out of the big field of 65 in the CCI3*. Unlike yesterday when the rain and wind marred...» Read More!
With the second day of dressage at Saumur almost complete, both Doug Payne and Liz Halliday-Sharp are sitting in the top 10 in the CCI3*. Liz and Fernhill By Night went very early this morning,...» Read More!
We’re super lucky to have both Doug Payne and Liz Halliday-Sharp keeping us up to date on what’s happening at Saumur! Liz checked in with her first blog today after both Fernhill By Night and...» Read More!
While this weekend is relatively quiet on the home front, there is much excitement in Saumur, France, for the annual Saumur CCI3*. This is a notoriously difficult competition, and this year it has a whopping...» Read More!
Samantha Clark was in attendance again at the USEF High Performance Training Sessions at Aston Le Walls in the UK, and provided a fantastic write-up for the PRO Blog. British-based US riders Clark Montgomery, Liz...» Read More!
Show jumping is underway here at Boekelo, and Liz Halliday-Sharp and Fernhill By Night just jumped for Team USA, pulling one rail at 4A, a square oxer, early in the course. The main arena resembles...» Read More!
Both Trading Aces and Fernhill By Night sailed through the final horse inspection here at Boekelo, so we’ll have two Americans in the show jumping, which is starting in about half an hour. There were...» Read More!
We’ve just had our first member of Team USA come home on cross-country day here at Boekelo, and Liz Halliday and Fernhill By Night came oh so close to bringing home a clear round for...» Read More!
I’ve really enjoyed getting to know Liz Halliday this weekend at Boekelo. Since she’s been based in the UK for nearly 15 years, she’s not a name we’re that familiar with here on EN, and...» Read More!
The whole U.S. contingent gathered ringside this afternoon to watch Liz Halliday and Fernhill By Night perform their test as the first out for Team USA. This is the first CCI3* for “Blackie,” a 10-year-old...» Read More!
Good morning from Boekelo! We’re halfway through the first day of dressage here at the Grolsch Nations Cup, and Germany holds the preliminary lead, as Julia Krajewski and Lost Prophecy put in a lovely test...» Read More!
Hello from Boekelo! The festivities have officially kicked off here in Enschede, the Netherlands, as we saw more than 100 horses trot up this afternoon for the first horse inspection. I’ve always heard wonderful things...» Read More!