Off I go to the Virginia Horse Trials this weekend! It feels silly, but since I tore my Achilles twice last year, I didn’t compete at all, so I feel quite jittery and excited to...» Read More!
The bogey combination of the 2007 European Championships, held at Pratoni del Vivaro, was a dramatically steep downhill gauntlet culminating in an almost un-jumpable double of skinnies. Horses were sliding past the second skinny left...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Virginia Horse Center (@virginiahorsecenterfoundation) Whatcha up to this weekend? Jog on over to your nearest event and put in a few volunteer hours —...» Read More!
Equerry / Co, an International, full-service equestrian marketing and website design agency based in the UK, and Nation Media, a media organization that brings the latest equestrian news from around the world on Eventing Nation...» Read More!
We love celebrating and learning about the #supergrooms who make this sport go around — quite literally! — so we’re on a mission to interview as many grooms as we can to learn about their...» Read More!
Do you love this jump from Sonoma Horse Park or do you love this jump from Sonoma Horse Park? If you get the chance to jump this beauty, not only can you buy the pictures...» Read More!
What an incredible innovation helmet cams are — not JUST for entertainment value, but for education and reflection as well. Granted, my short-term memory doesn’t function as well as it used to, but many times...» Read More!
In what has been an enormous week for top-level retirements, with Cooley Master Class, Vandiver, and Qing du Briot among those stepping back from the limelight, the end of eighteen-year-old SAP Hale Bob OLD‘s extraordinary career feels particularly poignant in its magnitude....» Read More!
As Ema Klugman navigates her way through law school and a professional riding career, she’s taking us along for the ride. You can catch up on previous editions of this column here. I had a conversation with...» Read More!
Gillian Warner is bringing us along for the ride as she strikes out on her own to launch her business as a professional. You can catch up on the preceding columns from this series here. Over...» Read More!
Today in advance of Memorial Day, we’re shouting out programs such as Cornerstone Therapeutic Equine Center, a San Diego-area equine therapy program that was founded in 2007 as an equine therapy program serving children, youth...» Read More!
We commonly describe horses as the purveyors of wings. For 32-year-old Wren Blae Zimmerman, the horse also provides her with eyes. When Wren was 17, she was diagnosed with Stargardt’s Macular Dystrophy, a rare genetic...» Read More!
Lt. Col. Thibaut Vallette has formally retired his team Olympic gold medal partner, Qing du Briot (Éolien II – Henriette, by Étalon OR), following a decade-long partnership that spanned the globe and saw the pair...» Read More!
World Number One Oliver Townend has announced the retirement of seventeen-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding Cooley Master Class (Ramiro B x The Swallow, by Master Imp), with whom he won the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event in both 2018...» Read More!
If you’re lucky enough in life, a horse of a lifetime may cross your path and make all of your craziest ambitions come true. We, as many have, dedicate our life to developing talented horses...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ingrid Klimke (@ingridklimke) Though the subsequent announcement of SAP Hale Bob OLD‘s retirement comes as no surprise after his tendon injury at Pratoni, it’s...» Read More!
US Equestrian has announced the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the CHIO Aachen CCIO4*-S at CHIO Aachen World Equestrian Festival in Aachen, Germany, from July 1-2, 2022. The team will be led by Chef d’Equipe Bobby...» Read More!
Let’s learn about something a little different on this fine Monday. We all know that many of our equestrian sports have evolved from the use of horses in daily-life over the course of history. From cavalry...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by alayna backel (@afbeventing) It was a big, big weekend of spring eventing action! Congrats to all you blue ribbon winners out there. The honor...» Read More!
The 2022 New England Spring Symposium has come and gone, but the learning and lessons that took place are still at the forefront of our minds. We were thrilled to have Tik Maynard and Sinead...» Read More!
A lot has changed for me since the last time I wrote for Eventing Nation. I do not know if you heard but there was a global pandemic … I got out of the fitness...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Avery Klunick (@aveklondike_eventing) What’s life actually like behind the scenes at Badminton? Avery Klunick, who’s a five-star eventer in her own right, documented the experience...» Read More!
The Auburn University Tigers claimed their second USEA Intercollegiate Championship title this weekend at Chattahoochee Hills with an impressive display of horsemanship. Schools can submit sub-teams made of three or four members, and Auburn brought six...» Read More!