The Land Rover Blair Castle Horse Trials concluded today, with victors crowned across one- through four-star levels. In the CCI4*-L, Tom McEwen and Luna Mist kept their #1 spot through show jumping for the win, as...» Read More!
Saturday was cross country day for Land Rover Blair Castle Horse Trials CCI4*-L competitors and show jumping day for CCI4*-S competitors, and both scoreboards saw a shakeup — details below! Your new leaders heading into...» Read More!
Leading margins were squeezed and occasionally overturned today in Scotland at the Land Rover Blair Castle International Horse Trials. Oliver Townend has the dressage lead in both the CCI4*-S and CCI4*-L. Representing the U.S. in...» Read More!
When we last left Rosie Fry, she was in two minds about her situation: one the one hand, she was delighted to have moved into the lead with her ten-year-old True Blue Too II after delivering the second-fastest...» Read More!
After the relatively straightforward CCI4*-L cross-country session, which was plenty influential but largely uneventful, the afternoon at Blair proved to be anything but. The CCI4*-S cross-country finale was always going to be a reasonably...» Read More!
Amid a rather sultry mist, this morning’s final horse inspection at the Land Rover Blair Castle International Horse Trials saw fourteen of yesterday’s fifteen cross-country finishers come forward for the CCI4*-L. Opting out of the competition was Katie...» Read More!
“I’ve been in this position once before, nine years ago,” remembers Dorset-based Rosie Fry, who stepped into the top spot over today’s cross-country challenge with the inexperienced True Blue Too II, moving up from ninth place after...» Read More!
There’s been a distinctive buzz of excitement rippling through the grounds of Blair Castle today as the hotly anticipated British team was announced for next month’s European Championships — and rather fittingly, the top spot...» Read More!
Britain’s eventing circuit is so ludicrously well-stocked with horses and riders at the upper levels that it sometimes feels like a bit of a treat to focus one’s attentions on a slightly smaller field of...» Read More!
It might be British eventing’s most far-flung FEI competition, but there’s something about the Land Rover Blair Castle International Horse Trials that keeps it well up the list of mustn’t-miss competitions. This week, the crown jewel...» Read More!
Land Rover Blair Castle International Horse Trials, the Scottish CCI4*-L/S, CCI3*-L and CCI2*-L scheduled to take place Aug. 27-30 in Perthshire, released the following announcement today: It is with great regret that we announce the...» Read More!
Sunday saw the finale of international divisions at Land Rover Blair Castle. Here’s a recap of the CCI4*-L, CCI4*-S, CCI3*-L, CCI2*-L results. CCI4*-L: Emilie Has a Real Diamond Emilie Chandler won her first ever CCI4*-L event...» Read More!
The action continued on Saturday at Land Rover Blair Castle Horse Trials in Perthshire, Scotland. Here’s your recap! A Class Apart: Emilie Chandler Retains Lead in CCI4*-L Emilie Chandler proved a class apart across country...» Read More!
It’s going to be a busy, busy weekend of eventing and we’re going to set you up for watch party success tomorrow with this mashup course preview/ live stream ride time report for our overseas events,...» Read More!
Daisy Berkeley slipped into the lead late in the afternoon in the CCI4*-S class at Scotland’s Land Rover Blair Castle International Horse Trials, and is in first place going into tomorrow’s show jumping phase. Riding...» Read More!
Emilie Chandler of Great Britain is in the lead in the CCI4*-L class at Scotland’s Land Rover Blair Castle International Horse Trials after dressage. Riding Gortfadda Diamond, Emilie scored 31.8, with Louisa Lockwood in second on...» Read More!
Three British riders received FEI sanctions at the Land Rover Blair Castle International Horse Trials, held Aug. 25-29 in Scotland, including FEI World No. 1 Oliver Townend. Oliver received a verbal warning for abuse of horse...» Read More!
If there’s one thing we learned from the 2015 European Championships, it’s that when it rains at Blair, it pours. And it doesn’t just pour in any normal capacity; it thoroughly tips it down, as...» Read More!
Was there ever any doubt? After his total domination of the non-Masters CIC3* class, Oliver Townend entered the arena a man on a mission in Blair’s ERM. Riding his 2016 winner Cillnabradden Evo, he produced an unbeatable score...» Read More!
There’s still another day of Blair to go, and I’ve already typed a certain Yorkshireman’s name so many times that all of my devices autocorrect any disyllabic word beginning with ‘t’ to ‘Townend’. On the hunt...» Read More!
The Alec Lochore-designed courses at Blair Castle never disappoint. Making use of the striking – and incredibly varied – natural terrain, with its dramatic inconsistencies, sweeping slopes, and craggy outcrops, it twists and turns and begs...» Read More!
Day three of the Land Rover Blair Castle International Horse Trials saw a well-stocked CIC3* section get underway, with a full day of dressage overseen by judges Les Smith, Katrin Eichinger-Kniely, and Xavier Lesauce....» Read More!
Welcome to Thursday at Blair Castle, and the commencement of eventing proper: the CCI3* dressage got underway this afternoon, and I stopped Googling ‘what do Scottish men wear under their kilts?’ for just long enough...» Read More!