Holding the final horse inspection at the FEI World Equestrian Games in the midst of a hurricane — you know EN wasn’t going to miss that. Power is out at EN headquarters, but we were...» Read More!
Cross country day at a major championship is unlike any other. While there’s always a palpable tension in the air on the morning of Kentucky, Badminton or Burghley, a team championship adds an entirely different dimension....» Read More!
Showing jumping has been postponed until Monday, TIEC is closed for business, and you’re suddenly faced with an entire extra day on your hands. What to do? Luckily, we happen to be hunkered down in...» Read More!
If you asked 10 people out watching WEG cross country on Saturday how the course rode, you’d have likely gotten 10 different answers. If you were camped out at the water watching horse after horse...» Read More!
Cross country day at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games was definitely one to remember. There was certainly heartbreak and drama along with some surprise successes. The highlight of the day for me was the...» Read More!
Cross country day at Tryon had it all: the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat – and it all played out over an intense ten minute course made even more dramatic by the...» Read More!
It’s always impossible to predict the exact outcome of cross country day at a major championships, but throw a hurricane into the mix and you really have a plot twist. After much speculation as to how the...» Read More!
That’s a wrap on a glorious day of cross country at the World Equestrian Games. We had some big names stop by our media center including our top three individuals, leading British and Irish riders, and...» Read More!
We’ve made it to the other side of cross country day at the 2018 World Equestrian Games, and we’re looking at a very changed leaderboard. Ingrid Klimke and SAP Hale Bob OLD are in individual gold medal...» Read More!
Eventing Nation is all-hands-on-deck and reporting live from the 2018 Tryon World Equestrian Games! Check back here often for thoughts, observations, updates and other assorted WEG detritus....» Read More!
It’s cross country day at #Tryon2018! The cross country consists of 26 numbered obstacles (40 total jumping efforts when taking all the direct routes, after 23A and 24B ) across Tryon International. The horses will...» Read More!
IT’S TIME. Cross country day at the 2018 World Equestrian Day has arrived. Start time is 11 a.m. and they’ll be running at 3 minute intervals. The optimum time for this 5,700m track is 10...» Read More!
Welcome to cross country day at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games! It’s been a wild past 12 hours here at the Tryon International Equestrian Center, as the FEI announced last night that show jumping will...» Read More!
Golf cart after golf cart passed us old ladies and who stops for us but the chief course builder and course designer. They gave us a ride up Heartbreak. It’s an amazing course but to...» Read More!
The FEI has just announced that show jumping for the eventing competition at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games has been postponed to Monday, Sept. 17. “The latest weather forecast from the National Weather Service,...» Read More!
We here at Eventing Nation would like to cordially invite you to grow the #OverheardAtWEG hashtag. Given the actual insanity in the middle out there on the Tryon grounds, there have got to to be...» Read More!
The scores are in and the results tallied. The second day of dressage at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games was full of emotion, a few surprises and some incredibly beautiful moments. A few personal...» Read More!
Eventing cross country is WEG’s #1 attraction, and big crowds are expected for tomorrow’s big day. Here’s what you need to know to get there, get around, and have a grand time! Getting parked: As we...» Read More!
We’ve seen all 83 pairs in the dressage here at the World Equestrian Games, and all I can say is where’s the cross country? Only kidding. We saw some really good work over the last...» Read More!
We knew Ingrid Klimke and SAP Hale Bob OLD were the only pair capable of catching Julia Krajewski and Chipmunk FRH‘s leading day one dressage score of 19.9 at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games, and the...» Read More!
The FEI has confirmed that the WEG endurance horse Barack Obama, ridden by Jenny Champion for Team New Zealand, was euthanized this afternoon....» Read More!
As someone who has seen the jam band Phish an embarrassing number of times in concert, I have long been a devotee of Will Coleman’s World Equestrian Games mount Tight Lines, AKA “Phish.” “I was...» Read More!
Welcome back to the second day of eventing at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games! Yesterday we watched as half of the horses put on their dancing shoes, and today the second half of the field...» Read More!