Have you taken a ride on the strugglebus lately? You’re not alone! That crapshow on wheels is full of smelly, stressed-out eventers just like me and you, and there’s always room for more. Here’s your...» Read More!
The new USEF/USEA Recognized Modified level made its debut earlier this spring at The Fork Horse Trials in Tryon, North Carolina. Measuring at 3’5″, the level was created as a stepping stone from Training to...» Read More!
This weekend offers some respite from the FEI calendar, but that doesn’t make it any less busy for U.S. eventing. There’s plenty happening at the National levels, and with a number of horse trials around...» Read More!
I will never forget the look on Phillip Dutton’s face in 2013 when he realized I would be driving alone from Pennsylvania to Montana (not counting my trusty dog of course). He must have asked...» Read More!
Two horses originally named to the British Nations Cup team for Great Meadow — Mulrys Error, ridden by Ben Hobday, and Talent, ridden by James Somerville — have acquired minor injuries, necessitating substitutions. They will...» Read More!
You may be familiar with our sister site Horse Nation’s #FantasyFarmThursday, and this week we’re bringing you a very special EN Fantasy Farm right here in the form of Bridle Creek Farm in Aiken, SC....» Read More!
The 2028 U.S. Eventing Team is already out there somewhere, and it’s up to us all to nurture their talent and their big dreams. “2028 Olympic Talent Watch” is an (adorable) new series in which...» Read More!
Twenty-one U.S., eight Canadian and five British combinations will contest North America’s only FEI Nations Cup leg, Great Meadow, which will once again host an exciting weekend of competition July 7-9 in The Plains, Virginia. View the...» Read More!
In the market for a new four-legged partner? You may find your unicorn on our sister site, Sport Horse Nation. To help with the search, we’re going to feature a selection of current listings here...» Read More!
When steeplechase jockey Jake Chalfin was paralyzed in a point-to-point race in 2010, his friends and family rallied to help. They created a fundraising committee to ensure Jake could focus on his rehabilitation without worrying...» Read More!
Where there are #EventerProblems there are #EventerSolutions, as horse folks tend to be a pretty crafty, resourceful and frugal (read: broke) bunch. In this spinoff series we spotlight some of your most inventive problem-solving masterpieces...» Read More!
Embed from Getty Images The English Derby at Epsom is without doubt the most prestigious horserace in the UK and one of the most important races in the world. Two weeks ago it was won yet...» Read More!
We’ll circle back around to winner Julia Krajewski in a minute — let’s start with a great big congrats to our American contingent here at Luhmühlen! What a day for U.S. eventing, with four of...» Read More!
Germany’s Bettina Hoy and Seigneur Medicott continued their winning streak with a start-to-finish victory in the Luhmühlen CIC3* this morning. They added a single show jumping time penalty to their career best dressage score of...» Read More!
I have to admit, Blogger Contest time is easily one of my favorite times of year, right up there along with The-Event-Formerly-Known-As-Rolex and whatever the next event is in which Michael Jung is competing. So...» Read More!
We’re just about set to kick off CCI4* cross country at Luhmühlen, and Mike Etherington-Smith certainly has plenty up his sleeve to test the riders today. Cross country has concluded for the CIC3*, where we...» Read More!
In a time of unimaginable loss for the eventing community, it is with a very heavy heart I must tell you that John Alliston, father of California-based British eventer James Alliston, died unexpectedly on Thursday, June...» Read More!
Day 1 Luhmühlen CCI4* dressage leaders Marilyn Little and RF Scandalous were jostled into third place today, while Hannah Sue Burnett and Harbour Pilot moved into 10th. Today’s other U.S. competitor, Will Coleman with Obos...» Read More!
Here’s wishing all Luhmühlen competitors a fairytale trip around Saturday’s cross country course! The track has an enchanted feel about it, like something out of a Brothers Grimm fable, dipping in and out of sun-dappled...» Read More!
European events go out of their way to keep the crowd entertained at all times — I’ve seen a falconry demonstration at Luhmühlen, a mock hunt (replete with actual dead animal on a string) at Boekelo, and...» Read More!
Like the terrified yet glamourous heroine in a horror movie, RF Demeter couldn’t not look beautiful if she was being chased around the dressage arena by an axe-wielding murderer in a hockey mask. Which wasn’t...» Read More!
All 48 CCI4* horses passed muster in the first horse inspection at Luhmühlen this afternoon, among them five U.S. pairs. Two horses, Denis Mesples’ Oregon de la Vigne (FRA) and Kirsty Short’s Cossan Lad (GBR), who were...» Read More!
We are crushed to report that Jonathon Sonkin, a much-loved member of our eventing community, died early this morning at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C., surrounded by his loved ones. Affectionately known as the “belt...» Read More!