How do you make the transition from baby on the British team to one of the more experienced riders, while you’re still relatively young and inexperienced? How do you bounce back from the shocking and...» Read More!
There is room for a debate in our sport regarding the level of severity of the cross country course in relation to changing ground conditions. Not to reduce the maximum allowed level of demands, but...» Read More!
Click to watch Michael Jung and fischerTakinou, Sandra Auffarth and Opgun Louvo, and Lt. Col. Thibaut Vallette and Qing du Briot ENE HN...» Read More!
1. The French are back. After three excellent completions at Burghley (all of which will qualify them as individuals for Rio), four different riders went to Blair, three of which were mounted on French-bred horses...» Read More!
The German riders didn’t lower a single rail in the final phase to win the Longines FEI European Eventing Championships convincingly. Michael Jung takes his third consecutive individual gold medal, on a third horse, this...» Read More!
Many thanks to Irish team members Camilla Speirs and Sam Watson for taking some time after a long, wet and cold cross country day Satuday at the Longines FEI Blair Castle European Championships to sit...» Read More!
The morning session of show-jumping has just wrapped up, the top 25 will jump this afternoon starting at 2:05pm GB time, and with the German team in an almost unassailable lead (they’d need to have...» Read More!
Forty-four horses presented at the Final Horse Inspection this morning at Blair Castle after Team GBR combinations Wills Oakden and Greystone Midnight Melody withdrew beforehand....» Read More!
Horses and riders had quite a time on course today at the Longines FEI European Eventing Championships at Blair Castle. Ian Stark had designed a true championship course, but the weather in the Highlands of...» Read More!
In what’s becoming a re-occurring theme, Michael Jung jumped clear inside the time cross country today, this time on the youngest horse in the field, the 8-year-old chestnut fischerTakinou, in pretty appalling conditions to take...» Read More!
Holly Woodhead is leading the Team GBR charge here at the Longines FEI European Championships at Blair Castle on her father Ian and step-mother Heidi’s DHI Lupison. At 21 it’s her first call up to...» Read More!
We couldn’t be luckier or more grateful to have Lucinda Green take some time again to share her thoughts on last week’s Burghley CCI4* cross country and look ahead to today’s Blair Castle European Championship...» Read More!
Francis Whittington has waited 20 years since he represented Team Great Britain on ponies to earn his senior flag, and he punched the air in jubilation as he finished his test on Easy Target. “I’m over the...» Read More!
Germany have taken over the lead at the lunch break of the second and final day of dressage here at the FEI Longines European Championships at Blair after a beautiful test by reigning World Champions...» Read More!
Fifteen nations are represented in Scotland at the picturesque Blair Castle this week in the FEI Longines European Eventing Championships. It’s the first time the championships have been held at this venue, and it’s an especially critical...» Read More!
The sun, like the wi-fi, came in and out today and both were welcomed gladly. At the end of the first day of dressage at the Longines Blair Castle European Championships the youngest rider in...» Read More!
With top notch dressage trainers as parents and super form in her recent history (Aachen, Bramham) we all expected great things, but sailing into a commanding lead at the European Championships at her Senior Debut...» Read More!
Kitty King’s Persimmon is a horse who can go either way in the dressage and looking incredibly fit in himself, and not knowing how to deal in the First Horse Inspection it was anyone’s guess...» Read More!
Of the 71 horses presented at the Longines Blair Castle FEI European Championships this afternoon, only one was not accepted by the Ground Jury, and all fifteen nations will still be represented. The Ground Jury,...» Read More!
Big news, ya’ll! The Queen herself has accepted an invitation to attend the final session of show jumping and present the medals for the FEI European Eventing Championships at Blair Castle on Sunday. Horse & Hound confirmed...» Read More!
It’s an action-packed week for international eventing as many of Europe’s best head straight from the Land Rover Burghley International Horse Trials in England to the 2015 FEI European Championships at Blair Castle in Scotland....» Read More!
Liz Halliday-Sharp and Fernhill By Night did the stars and stripes proud today at Blair Castle International Horse Trials, scoring 41.5 to lead the 31-horse CCI3* field by a two-point margin. “Blackie” always shines in...» Read More!