They’ve won Badminton, Burghley, Kentucky and Luhmühlen, but there are a couple four-star wins still on the bucket list: Adelaide, which being in Australia is sort of a hassle to get to, and Pau, the...» Read More!
The entry list for Les Etoiles de Pau CCI4* went live last week, with four North American combinations set to contest. A withdrawal today brings that number down to three. In a statement on her Facebook...» Read More!
Hot off the presses! Les Etoiles de Pau CCI4* just released the entry list for this year’s event, which will take place Oct. 25-29 in Pau, France. We have three American combinations and one Canadian combination entered....» Read More!
Today Michael Jung found himself in a position he knows very well: The last rider to go on the last day of competition with little room for error. But a dark bogey fence near the...» Read More!
It’s been a disappointing morning in France for Team USA, as Lucy Boynton Lie’s Crackerjack was sadly not accepted at the final horse inspection at Les Etoiles de Pau CCI4*. “Crackers” was sitting in sixth...» Read More!
Historically, it was the practice of commanding officers in battle to always have a second horse ready and waiting should your first horse tire, and it seems Michael Jung has made a careful study of...» Read More!
Boyd has two greys at Pau this week: Crackerjack, who sits 10th after dressage (47.7), and Welcome Shadow, who is in 25th (51.9)....» Read More!
Michael Jung is still leading Les Etoiles de Pau CCI4* at the conclusion of dressage, though today he’s topping the leaderboard on a different horse. fischerTakinou, a 9-year-old Anglo-Arabian gelding making his first four-star start,...» Read More!
There was some serious dressage happening all around the world today as Michael Jung took the stage with Rolex winner fischerRocana FST, leading the field at Les Etoiles de Pau CCI4* on a score of...» Read More!
It’s a busy weekend around the Eventing Nation, with Les Etoiles de Pau CCI4* in France running concurrently with the Dutta Corp Fair Hill International in the U.S. No surprises at Pau so far: Michael...» Read More!
EN has obtained the entry list for Les Etoiles de Pau CCI4*, and 52 total combinations representing 13 countries are currently entered to compete in France on Oct. 12-16. Dual Olympic champion Michael Jung headlines...» Read More!
I was recently introduced to the Google Translate App at Pau, when competitor (and sole USA finisher!) Katie Ruppel sent me this hilarious screenshot of her translated/mistranslated dinner menu: The app, which is exciting yet...» Read More!
European awards ceremonies are always bizarre, fascinating events. They’re not like Rolex, where the riders come out and they give someone a watch and everyone canters around in a circle and goes home. Oh no....» Read More!
It’s always fun when the home team wins, especially when the home team is as wild about eventing as France. Astier Nicolas and Piaf de B’Neville were in third position heading into show jumping but...» Read More!
The “sibling” showdown we were looking forward to between Michael Jung‘s top two placed horses, Halunke FBW and fischerRocana FST, will have to wait for another day. After being sent to the holding box Michael...» Read More!
I warned you guys a couple weeks ago that I was on a music video making kick, and I’m sorry-not-sorry to report that the obsession hasn’t yet run its course. Cross country day at an...» Read More!
What a day it was at Le Etoiles de Pau CCI4*. Experienced pairs came to grief, four-star first timers kicked serious butt and, of course, Michael Jung is winning (with one immobile ankle). It was...» Read More!
The top of the CCI4* leaderboard stayed mostly intact throughout cross-country day here at Pau, with the top 10 from dressage rearranging themselves just slightly in the face of Pierre Michelet’s testing track. Michael Jung...» Read More!
Bonjour! If you happen to see the Les Etoiles de Pau CCI4* organizers, please thank them for not making us get up at 0 dark thirty to watch cross country. I know this doesn’t apply...» Read More!
Pau is very kindly live streaming the CCI4* for FREE, and you can watch right here on EN. If you have trouble accessing the live stream, click here. If you have an FEI TV subscription,...» Read More!
Pau CCI4* cross-country is slated for a 2 p.m. local time, 8 a.m. EST, start. Ah, the suspense! EN superhero Leslie Threlkeld will be bring you live blog updates throughout, and I’ll be out on...» Read More!
If 19-year-old Emily King is at all nervous about striking out on her first trip around a CCI4* tomorrow, you can’t tell. She’s been all smiles since the event began. “I’ve always dreamed of being...» Read More!
“Les Etoiles des Pau” literally translates to “The Stars of Pau,” and those stars aligned today for Jennie Brannigan and Cambalda. A seamless, expressive dressage test secured them a score of 42.6, good for ninth...» Read More!