It’s only fitting that Holly Jacks-Smither’s first four-star mount is an off-the-track thoroughbred; OTTBs have been a way of life for Holly since a young age. She started breaking and galloping young horses for a...» Read More!
After Allison Springer announced the retirement of her longtime partner, Arthur, last week, she confirmed today what his throngs of fans were hoping. She and Arthur will ride their final CCI4* dressage test together in...» Read More!
Walking past the warm-up arena for cross country at Galway Downs last November, I saw a girl on a gray horse getting some cross country pointers from coach Earl McFall. I watched as this pair...» Read More!
At 8-years-old, OTTB Unmarked Bills was one of the youngest contestants in the CIC3* at Carolina International this past weekend, with both he and his jockey Chris Talley competing in their second attempt ever at the Advanced...» Read More!
Fifteen-year-old Alexandra Baugh made the long anticipated move up to the Intermediate level at Pine Top Horse Trials last month, exactly a year after the first event with her new partner, Balligowan Pizazz. They were...» Read More!
Eventing has become a lifestyle for the Breakey family. It hasn’t always been this way; sisters Leah and Megann started doing Pony Club, which eventually led to a complete lifestyle overhaul for mom and dad,...» Read More!
We all know Chris Burton as an all-around ninja who rides cross country faster than The Flash and wins four-stars in his sleep on catch rides. He’s been dubbed The Speed King by EquiRatings, and...» Read More!
Elite eventer Selena O’Hanlon is an established upper-level competitor, having represented Canada at the Olympics, World Equestrian Games, and Pan-American Games in years past....» Read More!
It’s difficult not to notice the stunning gray gelding galloping by on cross country, but then to see him fly high–just for fun–with perfect form, you’ll whip out the order of go asking yourself, “Who...» Read More!
It has been a rollercoaster winter for Phillip Dutton, his family and his dedicated team. Amidst being named 2016 USEF Equestrian of the Year and seeing HND Group’s Mighty Nice named 2016 USEF International Horse of...» Read More!
Three Grand Prix show jumping riders and one intrepid eventer — Andrea Glazer — will represent Team USA at the 2017 Maccabiah Games this summer in Israel. The Maccabiah Games — think Jewish Olympics — are...» Read More!
British three-star eventer David Doel, 23, is looking ahead to an exciting season. He finished 2016 on good form with the 12-year-old Chap, coming fifth at Aldon in the two-star, and completing four three-stars, with...» Read More!
Ryan Hall has come out in 2017 with guns blazing. The Area V young rider and her horse, Graceland’s Liebchen, already have two Prelim runs under their belt, with a clear cross country round at the...» Read More!
Several years removed from her last outings at the three- and four-star levels, California eventer Robyn Fisher didn’t anticipate returning to the upper levels of eventing. But a special horse and special circumstances rocketed Robyn...» Read More!
Earlier this week we met Cornelia Dorr, one of two first-timers named to the 2017 Eventing 25 Emerging Athlete Program. Today we meet the next rider, Zoe Crawford. Many thanks to JJ Sillman for sharing her...» Read More!
Health is something that many eventers take for granted. We go about our days without having to think too much about it — we eat what we want, we ride and are physically active, and we...» Read More!
Among the 2017 Eventing 25 Program selected riders, 18-year-old Cornelia Dorr is a bit of a rookie. She is one of two riders named to the list who have never taken part in the USEF Emerging...» Read More!
Leslie Threlkeld’s year-end post 10 Eventers Who Inspired Us in 2016 and its reader-suggested sequel Six Eventers You Were Inspired By in 2016 are well worth the read, if you haven’t already. I thoroughly enjoyed helping brainstorm...» Read More!
It wasn’t more than a year ago that Kentucky-based eventer Chelsea Kolman and her Percheron/Thoroughbred cross, Dauntless Courage, stole our hearts. When we first met Chelsea and “Dante,” they were just beginning to get their sea...» Read More!
With recent announcements that Chris Bartle and Richard Waygood will team up to create a new coaching structure for the British eventing squad, Team GB is firmly in a transition following a fifth-place finish at...» Read More!
Colleen Loach has had a whirlwind year. In 2015 the Dunham, Quebec native made her first Canadian national team appearance as a member of the bronze-medal winning 2015 Pan American Games team in Toronto. Thirteen...» Read More!
Laine Ashker and Anthony Patch have been a mainstay at the Advanced level in the U.S. since 2008, completing major events like Rolex Kentucky and Burghley much to the delight of their massive fan base. Her 2016...» Read More!
Maya Simmons Studenmund wears several hats: eventer, mother, wife. Throughout her riding career, Maya has striven to build a reputation as a horsewoman, and it wasn’t until recently that she felt she had finally found...» Read More!