An Equine Master – Sir Mark Todd 💬 "I have an empathy with animals, particularly horses"The great Sir Mark Todd reflects on his career, racehorse training and the possibility of competing in the 2020 Tokyo...» Read More!
Sir Mark Todd is no stranger to the racing world. After “retiring” from eventing after the Sydney Olympics in 2000, he turned to training racehorses in New Zealand. Lately he’s been back at it, training the first racehorse he’s had out in 10 years....» Read More!
At least five times in the past few days I’ve uttered the words “…when we’re out eventing next week”, promptly stopped in the middle of my train of thought, and gazed off into the middle...» Read More!
Eventers around the world are doing their homework in the off-season. In Portugal, where the first big event of 2019 is Barroca International Horse Trials end of February, riders and trainers recently gathered for a...» Read More!
Here we are, at the end of all things – or, at least, at the final Friday video of 2017. As the end of year looms, I like to spend some time reflection on the...» Read More!
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 Speirs, with whom he topped Eventing Ireland’s horse rankings this...» Read More!
Frequently, we here at EN reference the time Mark Todd rode Bertie Blunt two-thirds of the way around the 1995 Badminton CCI4* cross country course with only one stirrup. But after digging through the archives...» Read More!
New Zealand’s Mark Todd is a living legend. With five Olympic medals to his name already, he’s going to be making his eighth Summer Games appearance this year in Rio, riding either NZB Campino or Leonidas II....» Read More!
We came across this video compilation of footage from Mark Todd and Charisma’s winning run in Seoul at the 1988 Summer Olympics. Mark and the legendary Charisma were a member of the bronze medal winning...» Read More!
You know how they keep putting Christmas decorations out earlier and earlier every year? That’s kind of how I feel about the Olympics. I know it’s WAY too soon be this excited — the opening...» Read More!
Mark Todd and Blyth Tait are in attendance this year at Luhmühlen, and they sat down in a candid head to head to reminsce about years past when they competed (and won!) at this popular...» Read More!
Having just moved to CA from the East coast, I was quite excited to learn that Mark Todd was coming to do a clinic here! Along with many others, I presume, Mark has always been...» Read More!
Post by Lesley Stevenson. Teresa Groesbeck, owns the 25-year-old stallion who was Mark Todd’s former Advanced level horse who is also the producer of many top eventing offspring here in the U.S. Teresa brought Aberjack...» Read More!
Equestrian Sports New Zealand named seven riders and a total of 12 horses to its 2015 Eventing High Performance Squad yesterday....» Read More!
As a special countdown to Christmas this year, Keyflow UK is honoring horses from different disciplines as “horses of a lifetime” on Facebook, and several event horses are represented in the countdown, along with some fond memories...» Read More!
This Is Your Life is a television show dedicated to recognizing the lives of its chosen guests. Hosted by Bob Parker from 1984-1996, the show aired in both the United States and New Zealand. To date,...» Read More!
Andrew Nicholson, Mark Todd, Jock Paget, and Tim and Jonelle Price are auctioning off their art work to support NZ Riding for the Disabled, a New Zealand charity that gives disabled children and adults the opportunity to...» Read More!
Mark Todd posted a candid recap of his 2014 season over on Keyflow’s blog today. Though he started the year with what he deemed to be one of the strongest teams of horses he’s ever...» Read More!
Horseman of the Century Mark Todd hops back on NZB Campino at Badminton. Kick on, Toddy....» Read More!
Hot on the heels of the sale of his Olympic mount Shamwari to Boyd Martin, Ludwig Svennerstal is packing up his horses and moving in with Mark Todd at Badgerstown. All six of his horses...» Read More!
[Lingfield Park] What’s wrong with this promo poster for British track Lingfield Park’s Flat Jockeys Handicap Hurdle Race? (Besides the jockey’s creepy expressions.) One of them’s facing a pretty serious handicap indeed. Eddie Ahern’s been...» Read More!
Monty White wrote an excellent blog on his site, Talkinghorse.net, chronicling the return to competition of Mark Todd’s NZB Land Vision. I follow Monty on Twitter (@Monty_White) and noticed a blast of tweets last weekend...» Read More!
Paul Tapner’s life is a lot different now that he’s a four-star champion than it was just a few hours ago. Sometimes I wonder about how almost cruel it is that a few centimeters of...» Read More!