Forty-nine horses will move on to dressage at the Turniergesellschaft Luhmühlen CCI4* following this afternoon’s first horse inspection on a blustery, overcast afternoon in Germany. The ground jury of Andrew Bennie (NZL), Sandy Phillips (GBR) and Christoph...» Read More!
One of the hottest fields in Luhmühlen history comes forward for the CCI4* this week. Will we see Great Britain dominate the event? Sam Watson of EquiRatings makes his case. Keep it locked on EN for...» Read More!
Hot off the presses! Entries for Luhmühlen DHL, June 14-17 in Germany, have just been released, with 65 horses entered in the hotly contested CCI4*. Four North American entries are slated to compete in the...» Read More!
US Equestrian has just announced Land Rover/USEF eventing competition grants for the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials CCI4* and Luhmühlen CCI4* presented by DHL....» Read More!
After his Luhmühlen CCI4* debut in 2017, cross country course designer Mike Etherington-Smith is looking at the venue with fresh eyes this year. The event has released plans for 2018 that include a much beefier track in...» Read More!
Watching great riding never gets old, especially if you’re a visual learner like me. Here’s Julia Krajewski and Samourai du Thot’s winning show jumping round from Luhmühlen! Luhmühlen Links:...» Read More!
From the brilliant Luhmühlen event organizers who brought the world leadline cross country, here’s another inspired halftime entertainment idea: a race pitting horsepower against ponypower. The idea, so far as I could wrap my head...» Read More!
We’ll circle back around to winner Julia Krajewski in a minute — let’s start with a great big congrats to our American contingent here at Luhmühlen! What a day for U.S. eventing, with four of...» Read More!
Germany’s Bettina Hoy and Seigneur Medicott continued their winning streak with a start-to-finish victory in the Luhmühlen CIC3* this morning. They added a single show jumping time penalty to their career best dressage score of...» Read More!
We’re bummed for Katherine Coleman and Longwood, who withdrew before the Luhmühlen CCI4* Sunday jog when the horse woke up a bit sore this morning. They’ll fight another day, though, and we couldn’t be happier...» Read More!
Ingrid Klimke is a part of the star-studded group of German riders vying for the selectors’ eyes this weekend with the European Championships coming up. She made good on her plan to do what she...» Read More!
Our American four-star contingent got what they came for today at Luhmühlen. Hannah Sue Burnett and RF Demeter kicked things off with their promising first outing at the three-star level together this morning, collecting just 4.8...» Read More!
We’re all excited to see if Michael Etherington Smith’s Luhmühlen CCI4* course rides as beautifully as it looks! Check out our course preview here. In advance of the cross country start, the German contingent weighs...» Read More!
We’re just about set to kick off CCI4* cross country at Luhmühlen, and Mike Etherington-Smith certainly has plenty up his sleeve to test the riders today. Cross country has concluded for the CIC3*, where we...» Read More!
Bettina Hoy and Seigneur Medicott stole the Luhmühlen CIC3* lead by a cushy five-point margin yesterday, scoring an impressive 26.3 in the dressage. They gave nothing away on the cross country course today, turning in...» Read More!
I’m sure it’s not that high on their priority list, but I’m still looking forward to the day when the nerds out in Silicon Valley invent a sort of Google Glass type deal for eventers....» Read More!
Day 1 Luhmühlen CCI4* dressage leaders Marilyn Little and RF Scandalous were jostled into third place today, while Hannah Sue Burnett and Harbour Pilot moved into 10th. Today’s other U.S. competitor, Will Coleman with Obos...» Read More!
Here’s wishing all Luhmühlen competitors a fairytale trip around Saturday’s cross country course! The track has an enchanted feel about it, like something out of a Brothers Grimm fable, dipping in and out of sun-dappled...» Read More!
Luhmühlen has a lot of friends, and they all showed up to send their regards to the German event on its 60th anniversary! The event has a long and storied history. A couple notable notches...» Read More!
Marilyn Little and RF Scandalous have been girls on fire this spring, winning their last two CIC3* starts, and they’re off to a smoking start in the mare’s four-star debut. The pair presented a positively glossy dressage...» Read More!
European events go out of their way to keep the crowd entertained at all times — I’ve seen a falconry demonstration at Luhmühlen, a mock hunt (replete with actual dead animal on a string) at Boekelo, and...» Read More!
Like the terrified yet glamourous heroine in a horror movie, RF Demeter couldn’t not look beautiful if she was being chased around the dressage arena by an axe-wielding murderer in a hockey mask. Which wasn’t...» Read More!
It’s a miracle how many horses you can cram into a dressage arena at the same time when everybody knows what they’re doing. Exhibit A: arena familiarization...» Read More!