Thursday’s first horse inspection at Virginia Horse Trials couldn’t have been more colorful if it had taken place inside a crayon box, with bright bursts of autumn leaves framing the scene. The event received a...» Read More!
Last year David Taylor, of Keymar, MD, realized he wanted to be more than just a competitive eventer. He wanted to give back to the sport but at the time he wasn’t sure how. It...» Read More!
Area VIII Young Rider Alexandra Baugh, 16, has won the Virginia CIC2* in her first attempt at the level with Altorac Farm’s 15-year-old Irish Sport Horse, Ballingowan Pizazz. They finished on their dressage score of...» Read More!
Jennie Brannigan collected a couple blues at Virginia Horse Trials over the weekend. Let’s rewind and rewatch, courtesy of The Horse Pesterer! She and Cambalda came out on top in the CIC2* division, turning in...» Read More!
The helmet cam videos are rolling out in full force from the weekend’s action, and we’ve got three to share with you today! First up, check out Doug Payne and Flagmount’s Mischief’s round at the...» Read More!
It’s been another busy weekend of eventing around the country, proof that the spring season is officially at its peak. Weekends like this are a score stalkers’ dream, and we’re here to fuel the fire...» Read More!
The upper levels as well as the FEI divisions completed cross country today at the Virginia Horse Trials, which provides a beautiful backdrop for one of the most highly anticipated end of spring events of...» Read More!
The 2017 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championship is underway at the Virginia Horse Trials! More than 80 students from 17 colleges and universities traveled from all over the East Coast and from as far West as...» Read More!
The Virginia Horse Trials has announced that Capt. Mark Phillips will assume the role of FEI course designer for its 2017 events at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington. Capt. Phillips will design the CCI*,...» Read More!
We’re thrilled that we’re getting our first peek of the beautiful day of cross country being enjoyed this weekend at the Virginia Horse Trials in Lexington, courtesy of Tayler Stewart and her team. If you’ve...» Read More!
It was pristine conditions for a day in the cross country field at the Virginia Horse Trials, and the first winners of the weekend have been named. Show Jumping continues today for the CCI2* combinations....» Read More!
No one before, and no one since, has had more fun on the Virginia Horse Trials cross country course than Mellisa Warden and her OTTB Cantilator (Delineator – Charla, by Taj Alriyadh). It was 2010...» Read More!
The Virginia Horse Trials CCI/CIC got started today with the First Horse Inspection for the CCI* and CCI2* divisions. With nearly 550 horses entered in the CCI*, CCI2*, CIC2*, Area II Championships, Beginner Novice through...» Read More!
Lainey Ashker isn’t just a speed demon on the cross country course, she’s a speed demon at uploading her cross country courses to the interwebs, too! A talent for which we can’t thank her enough....» Read More!
Who has the swankiest stall set-up? Is it awkward that there are two teams with orange and navy as their cross country colors? Why are the University of Georgia riders wearing sumo wrestling suits? And who...» Read More!
On Halloween weekend I took my first trip to the Virginia Horse Trials, anxious to see for myself what everyone had described as a gorgeous venue with a 360-degree view of the Blue Ridge Mountains....» Read More!
Virginia Horse Trials has been undergoing a major transformation since last year, when longtime organizers Brian and Penny Ross stepped down and Andy Bowles took the reins for the much-loved fall event. This year we’re...» Read More!
John Nicholson, international FEI 3*/4* course designer and brother to event rider Andrew Nicholson, will make his designing debut in the U.S. as the new course designer at Virginia Horse Trials. John joins fellow Kiwi Andy...» Read More!
The CCI* at Virginia Horse Trials has wrapped up, and it was Ryan Wood and Nicholas Hansen who took home the wins in the two divisions. Ryan and Powell held onto their overnight lead with...» Read More!
It’s been a busy weekend across Eventing Nation, as the West Coast hosts the Galway Downs International Three-Day Event and the East Coast holds Virginia Horse Trials. Ride On Video has been posting video footage from...» Read More!
The final Saturday of three-day cross country action has come and gone, with the usual amount of mixed results and emotions. There’s nothing like cross country day to leave you winded, elated, a little stunned,...» Read More!
It was Ryan Wood’s day to shine today on cross country in the CIC2* at the Virginia Horse Trials, coming home clear with just .2 time penalties to clinch his overnight lead. The cross country...» Read More!
Even the seriousness of dressage day will not hold Halloween back! Just kidding, everyone wore their normal dressage outfits, although I secretly wish that just one person had a little halloween spirit in there somehow....» Read More!