The USEF has announced the list of events that will likely be named as U.S. selection trials for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Though all eyes are currently firmly fixed on who will represent the...» Read More!
Abby Powell is a Massachusetts native who commutes through Boston each day for work. Competing at the Beginner Novice level herself, Abby lives vicariously through upper-level event riders by watching four-star events — including the...» Read More!
If I wasn’t so shamelessly in love with California, I’d be packing my bags and heading for Kentucky. If you do not follow the USEF High Performance Eventing Facebook page, you may have missed some...» Read More!
The 127th session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) met in Monaco this week to discuss the future of the Olympic movement. The committee of 96 members unanimously approved a reform package containing 40 proposals,...» Read More!
David O’Connor and Joanie Morris unleashed some key pieces of information in regards to the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto and 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in today’s Active Athletes meeting at the...» Read More!
Ticket prices have been released for all the sports at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with the costs to watch all three phases of eventing fluctuating between $25 for cross country to...» Read More!
Here’s what would have happened today in a perfect world: Canada jumps clear rounds, while Ireland pulls enough rails to give the Cannucks a sixth-place team finish — and an automatic ticket to the 2016...» Read More!
Let’s face it: some horse names stand out, whether it’s a racehorse named Arrrrr or (my personal favorite) a chunky pony I met at a Kentucky schooling show named Fatty McButterpants. How about a Thoroughbred stallion...» Read More!
Celebrating the return of power and sunny weather, all the who’s who of Eventing turned up last night at the biennial Olympic Gala at the Willcox Hotel in downtown Aiken, South Carolina. As only the...» Read More!
Like many Americans, I am obsessed with the Winter Olympics. I actually prefer them to the summer version. This year, something has become increasingly clear to me, both as an observer as well as a...» Read More!
John sent this video to me yesterday, and ever since I’ve been trying to figure out how it relates to eventing so I could post it here. Conclusion: It has nothing do with eventing except...» Read More!
The rain has finally come to California. It blasted us hard all day Saturday which meant for me, no riding and a chance to go do “regular people things”, like hit the grocery store. Of...» Read More!
Photos of Team USA goalie Ryan Miller’s 2014 Sochi Olympic mask have reportedly sparked a movement for more intimidating helmet designs for the 2016 U.S. Olympic eventing team in Rio. Designer Ray Bishop of Bishop...» Read More!
We here at EN have had no choice but to begin searching for Michael Pollard’s cloning technology, as the man seems to literally be in a million places at once. When he is not blazing...» Read More!
Our sport lost a great one on Friday when Jessica Phoenix’s long time partner, Exploring “Digby,” passed away in Florida. Jessica posted the following on her Facebook: It’s with extreme sadness that I’m writing to...» Read More!
Seeing Pierre Michelet’s cross-country courses just became a whole lot more important, as Capt. Mark Phillips and Derek di Grazia have confirmed the French designer has been tapped for the 2016 Olympic course in Rio,...» Read More!
Hey EN, it’s ESJ remember me? I know it has been over a month since my last post on EN, it actually feels like longer. It’s not that I don’t love you anymore, it has...» Read More!
Sometime in the next two weeks I expect the Aussie selectors to finally declare their hands. My guess is at the moment, they are currently cutting up little squares of paper and writing horse names...» Read More!
The Brits, or as us Aussies prefer to call them, the Poms. As home team one would assume that they perhaps have a home team advantage. But given that Greenwich park is a new venue...» Read More!
This weekend sees one of Australia’s best events happening the Eventing Equestriad at Camden. This relatively new event (only a few years old) has quickly become a favourite for Eventers from around Australia. There are...» Read More!
So here we are, we are on the second last team of ESJ’s Olympic team picks, this time we look at an equestrian powerhouse: the Germans. There is no doubt that at the end of...» Read More!
OK, here it goes, the French, the Frogs. I thought picking the Aussies was tough, this French list has more names that are unpronounceable for this Aussie bloke, a VERY long B list and...» Read More!
Stuart Tinney and Panamera, winners at the Aus Three Day CCI4* last year If you have been following this series so far, you will know I have tackled the Canadian, US and New Zealand teams...» Read More!