Measuring just 15.1-hands, Portersize Just A Jiff is considerably smaller than most of his four-star eventing peers. But that hasn’t hindered his career with Camilla Spiers, with whom he topped Eventing Ireland’s horse rankings this...» Read More!
In my life, I have known several people who bravely changed the course of their lives mid-track. These people ranged from the woman who aced law school only to ditch the bar exam and hike...» Read More!
It’s been a six months since Karen O’Connor became coach of the Mexican eventing team, and she and her riders have been busy ever since preparing for next month’s Pan American Games in Toronto. The squad is here in...» Read More!
The USEA recently kicked off a great series of articles authored by Joe Verga celebrating the 2000-2010 decade of eventing highs. The first two articles recalled the glory of David O’Connor winning gold at the...» Read More!
It’s an exciting time for Karen O’Connor, Mexico and eventing as a whole after last week’s announcement that she will immediately take up the role as coach of the Mexican eventing team. More than two...» Read More!
Karen O’Connor announced on the O’Connor Equestrian Facebook page that she has been appointed the coach of the Mexican eventing team and will take up the role immediately. We are waiting to speak to Karen about...» Read More!
Eventing Training Online has just uploaded highlights from a recent clinic with the one and only Karen O’Connor, who works with riders on cross country exercises in this video. Karen teaches with an enthusiastic and...» Read More!
Karen O’Connor has made it to the final round of selection to be the newest FEI Athlete Representative for the sport of eventing. The final two applicants, Karen and Great Britain’s Daisy Berkley, will be...» Read More!
Day 1: Dressage Auditor: Karen O’Connor’s in the house—I mean the arena-and she’s setting the bar. Wait, who am I kidding? She is the bar. Now she’s chatting with each horse and rider pair, asking about...» Read More!
Well, color me joyful. I just signed up for summer camp. Not just any camp: O’Connor event camp, my happy place in the world. After two years’ absence–one caused by both O’Connors spending the entire...» Read More!
Karen and Teddy kick off our new series of inspiring, entertaining, helpful and otherwise great quotes brought to you by our friends at Premier Equine Insurance. By definition, Alexander’s quote is officially Great. The guy...» Read More!
Kim Keppick, who worked for Karen O’Connor for 10 years, had a special bond with Biko, as she competed him through Preliminary in the early days of his career. Many thanks to Kim for sending...» Read More!
Chris Stafford touched base this week with Karen O’Connor in the wake of the death of her beloved partner Biko. Karen fondly remembers her first time meeting Biko on a trip to find horses in...» Read More!
The eventing community continues to mourn the loss of Biko today. William Micklem, who sourced Biko as a 3-year-old in Northern Ireland, sent in this lovely tribute to the horse, who passed away peacefully yesterday...» Read More!
We’ve just received word from Karen O’Connor that Biko passed away today at the O’Connor’s farm in Virginia. He was 30 years old. “It was his time,” Karen said. Owned by Dick and Vita Thompson,...» Read More!
Life is about friends and memories. Everyone who was at Rolex this weekend made some great memories and hopefully our coverage helped our friends at home make some Rolex memories as well. Share your...» Read More!
Please enjoy a few photos I took between live blog sessions. David, Mark, and US eventing team’s dressage coach Oded Shimoni watch Karen and Mandiba warming up before they took the lead with a 43.7...» Read More!
Rolex scores at the end of Thursday: 1. Mandiba and Karen (43.7) 2. Courageous Comet and Becky (45.2) 3. The Foreman and Phillip (47.2) 4. Manny and Diana (51.3) 5. The Good Witch and Jennifer (51.5) Full Rolex scoreboard (1)...» Read More!
Check out Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7 of EN’s Rolex competitor previews. So far, 15 combinations have advanced to round 2 of EN’s collective Rolex pick. You will choose the last three to advance to...» Read More!
Rolex is Almost Here! It’s time to get ready! 3, 2, 1, GO! Have a nice ride! Buzzterbrown Brilliance: In anticipation of the 2010 event, Buzzterbrown edited this compilation of videos and photos from 2009. As...» Read More!
The Fork Results, USEA Recap –I stayed through all of the CIC3* and advanced rides (over 80 horses) to watch all the Rolex entrants showjump, but, as a result, exhaustion has finally set in after...» Read More!
The Fork XC Results Karen and Mandiba (1) In general the CIC3* and advanced courses rode very well, with only 13 rounds with issues (a stop or more) out of approximately 80 starters. A lot...» Read More!
The Fork CIC3*: Homepage, Weather, LIVE SCORES, Ride Times For US team hopefuls, if the WEGs are the Super Bowl, then The Fork is wild card weekend (that’s the first round of playoffs for our readers who think of...» Read More!