Can’t say we didn’t see it coming. All week the Games had been struggling to accommodate crowd numbers that were less than half of 50,000 spectators Haras du Pin was anticipating for cross-country day. Jenni...» Read More!
I have many stories to tell about the three-ring circus that was eventing at the World Equestrian Games, but one of the most egregious things I witnessed took place just after show jumping concluded on Sunday afternoon....» Read More!
Tales of horses and riders who triumphed at WEG will undoubtedly continue to pour out of Normandy in the coming weeks, and Camilla Spiers and Portersize Just A Jiff are one such combination on top of...» Read More!
In response to how Team USA will move forward after failing to finish a team at this year’s World Equestrian Games, part of coach David O’Connor’s answer hinged on our horse power: “We need more horses, there’s...» Read More!
In 2010, I took my young daughter to the World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kentucky. We had a wonderful time. Two years later, the two of us made a grand trip to the London Olympics,...» Read More!
Now that the EN team has landed back in the U.S. — land of late-night pizza delivery, 24-hour gas stations and high-speed internet — we’re playing catch up on all the content we hoped to...» Read More!
Did you miss out on the live action from the eventing finale in Normandy yesterday? Well, you’re in luck! Thanks to Universal Sports, we’ve got video of Sandra Auffarth, Michael Jung, and William Fox-Pitt show...» Read More!
It’s a day off from WEG competition today, but there is still plenty of action to come in the next week. Vaulting, show jumping, driving… I’m not sure I could pick a favorite among those! So many sports to watch and not nearly enough time....» Read More!
While we’re nursing our WEG hangover (and binging even more as more disciplines begin competition this week!), it’s a good time to reflect on the past week and all of its ups and downs. What...» Read More!
It’s the end of a very interesting week in Normandy, and our weary eventers, both four-legged and two, are packing up and headed home for a much deserved rest. While I’m sure Buck, Boyd, and...» Read More!
There were more top eventers in the press room than you could shake a jumping bat at following today’s competition. All three medal-winning teams were in attendance to field questions about how they felt the...» Read More!
We came, we fought, we didn’t conquer. It’s been a heartbreaking week for the North American contingent — with Boyd Martin and Shamwari 4’s eighth-place finish standing out as a bright spot — and all...» Read More!
It’s been a nail-biting day here at D’Ornano Stadium complete with the sort of surprise ending that makes eventing such an exciting sport — it’s never over until the last jump of the last competitor...» Read More!
Here’s what would have happened today in a perfect world: Canada jumps clear rounds, while Ireland pulls enough rails to give the Cannucks a sixth-place team finish — and an automatic ticket to the 2016...» Read More!
William Fox-Pitt couldn’t afford a single rail to claim his first World Championship with Chilli Morning, and the final outcome was ultimately decided in a split second when they took a rail at the very...» Read More!
When I heard that WEG’s eventing show jumping was being held in a giant soccer, er, “futbol” stadium, I cringed, imagining a sad-looking sea of empty seats. But equestrian sport in Europe is an entirely...» Read More!
One rail was all it took for Germany’s Sandra Auffarth and Opgun Louvo to steal the lead from Britain’s William Fox-Pitt and secure a place atop eventing’s most prestigious podium. We’ll have a full report coming...» Read More!
We’ve reached the end of an intense and dramatic week for eventing, and now the grand finale is upon us. All of the remaining U.S. and Canadian horses have passed the jog, after some tense...» Read More!
What’s red on right, blue on left, white in the middle and insanity all over? French eventing. The home team is sitting in fourth heading into show jumping and it’s no surprise — their riders...» Read More!
Cross-country day at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games proved wild from start to finish, with the Badminton 2.0 prediction absolutely living up to expectations. We saw super scrappy rides and dramatic parting of ways...» Read More!
FEI TV put out this measly cross-country recap video yesterday, but French television station France 3 Normandy has totally come through in the clutch, publishing the full trips of leader William Fox-Pitt and Chilli Morning,...» Read More!
Team USA was first out to jog this morning in the final horse inspection at Haras du Pin, and things got off to a nail-biting start when Shamwari 4, sitting in ninth place after cross...» Read More!
If you missed watching cross country at WEG via FEI TV, here’s a quick highlights recap that gives you a look at some of the key moments of the day. And be sure to check...» Read More!