It has been nearly three years since Colleen Rutledge’s legendary four-star partner Shiraz completed the final horse trials of his storied career, finishing 14th at the 2015 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. A horse who thoroughly...» Read More!
When you look at Colleen Rutledge’s riding resume, it’s hard to believe she’s only been on the four-star scene since 2011. She’s competed at five of the world’s six four-stars: Rolex, Badminton, Burghley, Pau and Luhmühlen....» Read More!
The USEF has just named Colleen Rutledge and Covert Rights as additional members of the U.S. Nations Cup team that will be competing in the CICO3* at Aachen this week. This announcement comes on the...» Read More!
Sometimes it’s easy to forget that some of our favorite upper-level riders, competitors, trainers, clinicians, and all-around equestrian professionals also have lives outside of horses. Like family lives, for instance! Karen O’Connor sent us this...» Read More!
It’s no secret that Colleen Rutledge has never been named to a USEF High Performance Training List, a fact our readers have often lamented each time a new list is released. She’s been invited to...» Read More!
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and this one is no different. Proving that she is a tough competitor in more than just eventing, Colleen Rutledge thoroughly kicked Doug Payne’s butt at...» Read More!
One of the most popular chestnuts on the scene, Shiraz, has officially made his return to work after suffering a shoulder strain at Rolex this spring. Colleen Rutledge and “Luke” went over to Sharon White’s...» Read More!
A year ago this weekend at Morven Park, Colleen Rutledge was getting carted off the cross-country course in an ambulance. The horse she was riding in the Preliminary Championships toppled over a table, rolling over...» Read More!
On the East Coast, Morven Park is running both a CIC3* and an Advanced this weekend. This year is Morven’s first CIC run concurrently with the fall horse trials, and as a result we may...» Read More!
Every eventer needs a support group, and horse-y significant others are among the best there are. I was curious as to how the husband’s of Colleen Rutletge and Hawley Bennett were coping this weekend, so...» Read More!
From Joa: My decision on becoming a working student was not an easy one. I had gone to college for a year, and was planning on going back as a sophomore when, halfway through the...» Read More!
Welcome to Throwback Thursday! Each Thursday, we will be bringing you some vintage eventing photos and posts. Do you want to show us your first horse or a photo of your early riding days? Email [email protected]...» Read More!
Colleen Rutledge is slowly but surely recovering from hip surgery following a fall at Morven Park this fall. Recently she updated her blog with a new version of “The Twelve Days of Christmas” that was thought up...» Read More!
Wow! Check out this impressive video of 1920s cavalry training posted on Colleen Rutledge’s Facebook page: Just watching this makes me think about helmets and safety vests … not to mention medical armbands! Even with the...» Read More!
Happy Sunday, EN! Colleen Rutledge, who fell at Morven Park, is recovering well after surgery and was discharged from the hospital over the weekend. She expects to be non-weight bearing for a number of weeks,...» Read More!
On Saturday, we found out that Colleen Rutledge fell at Morven Park and fractured her hip. She was scheduled for surgery yesterday but apparently there were a lot of trauma cases that took priority, so...» Read More!
Colleen Rutledge had several horses competing at Morven Park this weekend and appears to have suffered a fall today. A quick look over the live scores suggests that it was from Siren’s Call in the...» Read More!