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!
Say “bonjour” to the newest four-star luxury sportscar in Michael Jung‘s equine garage. His name is Halunke FBW, and he cruised into the dressage ring at Pau today like he owned the place, besting big...» Read More!
When it comes to cross-country, course design is paramount, of course — but I also appreciate some first-class artistic direction....» Read More!
The North American contingent got down to business early here at Pau, with a Rebecca Howard-Lillian Heard double header in the first block of 49 four-star starters. Rebecca and Blithe Hill Farm’s Riddle Master had...» Read More!
It may be coffee:30 where you are but here in Pau, France, it’s 1 p.m., the 4* dressage is just underway and the wine drinking has begun. All five North American pairs passed the jog...» Read More!
Fifty-nine horses and riders are entered to contest next week’s Les Etoiles de Pau CCI4* in France, with six combinations from North America appearing on the entry list. For Canada, Rebecca Howard and Blithe Hill...» Read More!
After completing Rolex twice, Lillian Heard is now setting her sights on her first trip overseas to contest her third CCI4* event with her 13-year-old Irish Sport Horse, Share Option. She feels the time has...» Read More!
It was a great weekend in France, as Ingrid Klimke finally got her first CCI4* win and the North American contingent put in solid efforts to finish well up the leaderboard in the top 10....» Read More!
Ingrid Klimke is enjoying a weekend to celebrate her first CCI4* win at Pau with Horseware Hale Bob. Ingrid has been a household name in the eventing world for many years now, and has gained...» Read More!
Ingrid Klimke, who has for so long been a star of the sport for Germany, finally had her day today, securing her first CCI4* win aboard Horseware Hale Bob. Entering the arena with two rails...» Read More!