Hats off to the team of MARS Equestrian and Great Meadow International for an excellent weekend of competition. It was fun, and most importantly safe! Though spectators missed this year’s edition, our friends at Horse...» Read More!
Phillip Dutton wrapped up a busy weekend at the MARS Great Meadow International, where he piloted four of his own rides in addition to two of Boyd Martin’s. He finished two horses (Z: 8th, 31.5...» Read More!
The 2020 edition of the MARS Great Meadow International CCI4*-S came down, quite literally, to the wire. The rolling hills of Northern Virginia made the clock today’s biggest competitor, and time penalties ultimately decided Liz...» Read More!
We’re almost wrapped up here at MARS Great Meadow International, but we still have the exciting finale of the premier CCI4*S before we go home. Show jumping proved to be not quite as influential as...» Read More!
Top of the morning to ya! I’m about three coffees in from my very early West coast alarm today, so pardon any additional excitement I may show during today’s cross country action. We’re in for...» Read More!
Saturday at the 2020 MARS Great Meadow International was already slated to be a jam-packed day, but Mother Nature pushed the boundaries even further with a heavy, afternoon storm that delayed the competition by over two hours. How...» Read More!
Sharon White was all smiles on the final day of the first ever CCI3*-L at the MARS Great Meadow International with her rising star Claus 63. Sourced by German eventer Dirk Schrade, Claus, an 8-year-old Holsteiner (Catoo x Tina II)...» Read More!
After a thrilling show jumping contest and a hefty delay caused by Mother Nature for our CCI3*S riders at MARS Great Meadow International, it’s time to see the premier class of the weekend battle it...» Read More!
Well, EN, it has been a hot dumpster fire minute since I’ve last done a live update for an event, and let me tell you how excited I am to be back in action. We’re...» Read More!
Oh cross country phase of a three-day, how we’ve missed you! But no one missed you more than Sharon White and Claus 63. The overnight leaders after a 29.5 in the first phase, they were...» Read More!
We saw 44 more pairs come forward today in the jam-packed CCI4*-S at the 2020 MARS Great Meadow International in The Plains, Virginia, but none could unseat overnight leaders Marilyn Little and RF Scandalous. One...» Read More!
We are excited to bring you Live and On Demand coverage of the Great Meadow International next week! Posted by Horse & Country TV on Friday, August 14, 2020 After a very, very long dry spell...» Read More!
As we ramp up this year’s exciting MARS Great Meadow International, we thought it would be fun to take a look back on last year’s running. YouTube creator Emma compiled this montage from the CCI3*S...» Read More!
Marilyn Little and RF Scandalous have come out of quarantine as strong as ever, taking the early lead in the 2020 MARS Great Meadow International CCI4*-S. With the majority of the calendar in limbo, Marilyn elected to...» Read More!
It’s been a crazy five months since our last By the Numbers, which shockingly enough was for the opening 4*-S of the North American season. Shortly after that, everything shut down tight and while we’ve...» Read More!
Masks are officially the must have fashion accessory this season — literally, you MUST wear one. Of course, all participants were delightfully compliant at the first horse inspection for the 2020 MARS Great Meadow International,...» Read More!
With the cancellation of the USEA American Eventing Championships — among other things — Great Meadow International has been pushed even more into prominence. There are a whopping 75 entries in the CCI4*-S division, 49...» Read More!
As equestrian events pick up after a delayed 2020 season, the MARS Great Meadow International (MARSGMI) is pleased to announce a new CCI 3*-L division at its event, pending final approval from the USEF and...» Read More!
Entries are officially open today for the MARS Great Meadow International, taking place Aug. 20-23 in The Plains, Virginia. This year, organizers are thrilled to offer an expanded selection of divisions, including a new Preliminary...» Read More!
The more the merrier at Great Meadow International. The landmark event continues to grow bigger and better, now it’s expanding to include a Preliminary level division in 2020. Hosted in The Plains, Virginia, the competition will be held August 20-23. Five...» Read More!
Lynn Symansky is the kind of athlete everyone loves cheering for. She’s a lovely rider. She takes immaculate care of all her horses, always prioritizing their needs, and she’s a hard worker. She had the...» Read More!
This past weekend, a group of my friends, fellow riders and boarders from Oakdale Equestrian Center and myself attended the Great Meadow International event. This has become a yearly tradition, where we make our two-hour...» Read More!
It’s been a tough day at MARS Great Meadow International, but a great one as well, and we’d be remiss not to celebrate the tremendous accomplishments of the event’s human and equine athletes. We thank...» Read More!