If you’re like me and currently re-training an OTTB, it doesn’t get much better than watching Phillip Dutton work with Icabad Crane, the 2008 Preakness Stakes runner who is currently competing at Novice level after coming...» Read More!
Good friend of EN Nancy Jaffer has written an excellent story on Phillip Dutton, which was published today on Practical Horseman’s website. She interviewed Coach David O’Connor, Boyd Martin, longtime owners Annie Jones and Bruce...» Read More!
The U.S. eventing community is buzzing with excitement tonight after the WEG squad announcement. Team USA will be Buck Davidson and Ballynoe Castle RM, Phillip Dutton and Trading Aces, Sinead Halpin and Manoir de Carneville,...» Read More!
We’ve been speculating for the past few weeks that Phillip Dutton could ultimately be named to the World Equestrian Games team with Trading Aces, and Boyd Martin confirmed today that he and the syndicate owners...» Read More!
What a day! At the conclusion of cross country at Luhmühlen, Phillip Dutton is sitting in the top five with Mighty Nice, and Boyd Martin is sitting seventh with Shamwari 4 and 17th with Otis Barbotiere...» Read More!
With Mr. Medicott out of World Equestrian Games contention, Phillip Dutton needed to make a strong statement to the selectors at Luhmühlen today with Mighty Nice. They had to follow Lucinda Fredericks and Flying Finish, who...» Read More!
With six selection trials behind us, just one remains before the selectors name the long list for the U.S. World Equestrian Games team no later than June 20. And it’s a big one — Luhmühlen CCI4*....» Read More!
“When we really think about the Games, your primary way to go is through Kentucky or Jersey Fresh because of the time between those and the WEG. If that doesn’t work out and we need to...» Read More!
Phillip Dutton has announced on his Facebook page that he is officially withdrawing Mr. Medicott from consideration for the World Equestrian Games team. Cave aggravated an old tendon injury on cross country at Rolex and...» Read More!
Entries for the Luhmühlen CCI4* went live this morning, and four American pairs are on the list. As expected, Phillip Dutton is re-routing Bruce Duchossois’ Mighty Nice after the horse tweaked a shoe before cross country...» Read More!
The second annual Retired Racehorse Project Thoroughbred Makeover-A Marketplace and National Symposium will be held this October 4 and 5 at Pimlico Race Course. At the event, a winner will be crowned for the new...» Read More!
The CIC3* dressage has just wrapped up here at Jersey Fresh, and Doug Payne and Crown Talisman find themselves atop the leaderboard after scoring a 42.0. Tali, as we know, is a wonderful dressage horse...» Read More!
Gretchen Pelham sent us this heartwarming sequence of photos from the Rolex cross-country warmup. The backstory, of course, is that Phillip stepped in just weeks before to take over the ride from his broken-legged buddy...» Read More!
We knew it was going to be a long shot for Boyd Martin to ride at Rolex, and he’s now officially made the call that he’ll sit out at Kentucky. Phillip Dutton will ride Trading...» Read More!
We announced back in January that Graham and Anita Motion had placed Preakness Stakes runner Icabad Crane in training with Phillip Dutton for a second career as an eventer. Icabad did his first event a...» Read More!
Boyd Martin thought Phillip Dutton did “bloody well” today in stepping up to take over his rides while he’s sidelined with a broken leg following a mishap at Carolina International. In addition to piloting his...» Read More!
Emily Beshear and Here’s To You set the benchmark as the second pair out in the first Advanced division here at The Fork, scoring 29.1 to hold the lead following the dressage. Quincy was going...» Read More!
Erin Go Irish is our newest series highlighting the success of Irish-bred horses and ponies in eventing. Michael Doherty of Irish Horse Gateway will be writing each week to discuss what makes Irish horses so competitive in...» Read More!
After the excitement of Pine Top Advanced Horse Trials this past weekend, Aiken was host to one of the most eagerly anticipated clinics of the spring season: the George Morris butt whipping session. I was...» Read More!
Cobie Sheehan had taken a bit of time off from riding in her home country of Australia when she decided to get back in the saddle in a big way. After losing her event horse...» Read More!
Today dawned the second day of USEF High Performance Training Sessions here in Aiken, and true to tradition at this point, it was positively freezing. The unseasonably bitter wind combined with the freshly clipped horses...» Read More!
Today was the first day of USEF High Performance Training Sessions in Aiken, S.C., and everyone was excited to see the upper-level horses after their winter break. For me, it’s really fun to see how...» Read More!
It’s no secret we’re suckers for a good OTTB story here on EN, and we especially love the latest news out of Phillip Dutton’s camp. Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Graham Motion and his wife, Anita, have...» Read More!