Our hearts are broken for Liz Halliday-Sharp, whose four-star partner HHS Cooley was euthanized after a cross country fall in the CIC3* at Burgham Horse Trials in the UK on Saturday. Liz, who was released from the hospital...» Read More!
We are deeply saddened to report that HHS Cooley, a 12-year-old Irish Sport Horse ridden by British-based U.S. rider Liz Halliday-Sharp and owned by her mother Deborah, was euthanized yesterday after suffering a fracture on...» Read More!
Flashy boy Oskar performing his winning 15.6 dressage test yesterday! Love this special horse- wish I could keep him! Posted by Liz Halliday on Sunday, January 31, 2016 If you’ve ever wondered what a dressage...» Read More!
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 and her mother’s Fernhill By Night have always been pretty solid in the little white box, but this year they’ve improved even more, finishing 2nd at the Hartpury International and winning the Brightling...» 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!
Post by Liz Halliday. Liz Halliday-Sharp and HHS Cooley capped off a successful weekend at Red Hills last week with a second place finish in a competitive CIC3* division. HHS Cooley, an 11-year-old Irish Sport...» Read More!
Liz Halliday-Sharp and Fernhill By Night set the early benchmark here at Red Hills International Horse Trials, scoring 41.4 this morning in the CIC3* with an accurate, expressive test. No one could ultimately catch that...» Read More!
Countless humans across the nation are dealing with winter blues, but these two horses seem to be having a blast in the snow. EN reader Melissa Adamo writes, “These pictures were taken on a day...» Read More!
The first helmet cam of 2015 is officially live, and it belongs to Liz Halliday-Sharp, who is basing her operation in Florida to start the new year. Liz piloted Cooley Elusive, a 7-year-old Irish Sport...» 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!
Richard Sheane is well known for his prowess at sourcing, producing and selling Irish Sport Horses under the Cooley name in Ireland. Thanks to his new business venture with British-based U.S. rider Liz Halliday-Sharp, Americans...» Read More!
Liz Halliday-Sharp put an exciting announcement on her Facebook page this morning that she will be moving her training base to Ocala for the winter. She will be bringing sales horses as well as horses...» 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!
The cross country portion of the CIC3* competition at Ballindenisk completed today, and the two North American riders competing both came home strong enough to remain in the top 10 going into show jumping tomorrow....» 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!
The second leg of the FEI Nations Cup series wrapped up yesterday at Ballindenisk. Liz Halliday-Sharp had three horses in the CICO3*, and HHS Cooley ended the weekend with the best result, jumping clear with 1.6...» Read More!
The Irish leg of the Nations Cup is being held at Ballindenisk this weekend, and the French team came out to play in the dressage and show jumping yesterday. Currently, the French team leads on...» Read More!
The announcement on the next wave of spring grants came late last night, and Doug Payne and Crown Talisman and Liz Halliday-Sharp and HHS Cooley are the recipients of Land Rover Competition grants to compete...» Read More!