Emily Shirley, of Orono, Minnesota, enjoyed returning to Roebke’s Run Horse Trials earlier this month to compete in the Open Training division with her Irish Sport Horse, Fernhill Romeo. After the horse trials it...» Read More!
Mark Ward of Woodbury, Minnesota, has been around horses most of his life, but it was the sport of eventing many years later that really grabbed him by the reins. Mark was on a return...» Read More!
Behind every horse trial is a significant contingent of volunteers and behind-the-scenes people who do an extraordinary amount of work to ensure that everything goes off as planned and in the time frames allotted. Roebke’s...» Read More!
For Hannah Stohr and her 9-year-old barrel-bred off-track Quarter Horse, Sid Startin’ To Drive, their long eight-hour trip from Lenexa, Kansas, to Roebke’s Run H.T. in Minnesota earlier this month paid off. The pair...» Read More!
Ecuador, a republic in northwestern South America, is miles away from Roebke’s Run in Hector, Minnesota, but Daniel Sarango competed at Roebke’s Run this past weekend to qualify for the 2017 Bolivarian Games in Santa Marta, Columbia,...» Read More!
Don’t tell Hannah Gurske of Louisberg, Kansas that eventing with a one-eyed horse is a handicap. She outscored a large field of competitors in the Area IV Training Championships at Roebke’s Run with Buenos Dias...» Read More!
Camie Stockhausen nearly snatched defeat from the jaws of victory yesterday at Roebke’s Run H.T. in Hector, Minnesota. She kindly sent us a video and explanation of what happened: “My horse Best Etiquette (‘Eddie’) and...» Read More!
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics are more than four years away, but that will give Michael Nolan, 22, of Ireland time to perfect his craft in the hopes of representing his country. He finished second in the CIC*...» Read More!
Roebke’s Run Horse Trials is a fun and challenging destination for many midwestern eventers...» Read More!
The smile on Lily Geelan’s face told it all as she and her trusted mount, Luksor, were presented the blue ribbon for capturing first place in the Open Preliminary division at Roebke’s Run Horse Trials...» Read More!
The organizers of the Roebke’s Run Horse Trials, held June 5-7 in Hector, Minnesota, took a huge step forward in once again putting on a great show that saw about 155 participants from throughout the...» Read More!
It is with great sadness that we can confirm Wise Espartaco, owned and ridden by Ronald Zabala-Goetschel, collapsed and died following cross country yesterday while competing in the CCI2* at Roebke’s Run Horse Trials in Minnesota....» Read More!
Leah Lang-Gluscic, who is based in Freeport, Ill., made her first trek to Roebke’s Run in Minnesota this July, fell in love with the venue and is a now a vocal supporter of the Schweiss family’s...» Read More!
Well it’s been a while since Bromont, and I’ve meant to blog several times. However, having what could easily be considered a parade of young horses to get back to, I’m not sure where all...» Read More!
Roebke’s Run CIC*/CIC** & HT in Hector, Minnesota lived up to its reputation for putting on another successful horse trial July 12-13 with nearly 150 riders and many more horses competing for top honors in...» Read More!
Samantha Bell, 24, of Davenport, Iowa credits her OTTB,Tango, with being very brave with a brilliant mind who is used to natural fences. That’s a pretty good resume for competing in cross-country. Tango is also...» Read More!
La Batt Blu, an 8-year-old warmblood owned by Kendel Torrel of Monticello, Minnesota, would probably have preferred to graze on fresh alfalfa a short distance outside his stable on Friday the day prior to when...» Read More!
Hailing from Woodloch Stable, which is widely known for its successful and humane training program, it wasn’t my first time hearing someone compare riding to parenting. But hearing four-star veteran Becky Holder wryly remind riders in a clinic...» Read More!
Lesa Cafferty and her 8-year-old off-the-track Thoroughbred, Bay Drummer, have been Roebke’s Run regular attendees since Magister Equitum Stables and Mike and Julie Schweiss made it a reality. What’s unique about that is she comes...» Read More!
I had a blast at Roebke’s Run Horse Trials over the weekend! While my gelding Onyx decidedly did not care for cross-country on Sunday (resulting in a whoopsy-daisy unplanned dismount at our first fence), I had a fun...» Read More!
From Lisa: Perched on the edge of the prairie, Roebke’s Run Horse Trials is set to become a new King in the North for eventers. This big dream has become reality at Mike, Julie, and...» Read More!
Pat Schmidt kindly sent us this write-up from Roebke’s Run Fall Horse Trials in Hector, Minnesota. Roebke’s Run hosted a CIC*, in addition to national horse trials from starter through Preliminary. [Results] Many thanks to Pat...» Read More!