Jan Byyny is retiring her four-star partner Inmidair after the 19-year-old New Zealand Thoroughbred gelding aggravated an old tendon injury at Sporting Days Farm Horse Trials last month. Inmidair, who was imported to the U.S. as an unraced...» Read More!
Between being named the newest USEF Eventing Selector and bringing her top mount Inmidair back to the Advanced level following a three-year hiatus, Jan Byyny has had a bustling spring season. She’s already attended Carolina International,...» Read More!
Jan Byyny has announced on the Surefire Eventing Facebook page that Inmidair has been withdrawn as an alternate from the U.S. World Equestrian Games squad due to an acute soft tissue injury in his foot....» Read More!
Jan Byyny embodies the word perseverance. After suffering a nasty fall in 2010 that caused her to have a stroke, Jan has tirelessly worked her way back to the top levels of the sport. With...» Read More!
A cross-country course is a pinball chute of highs and lows that can sending riders crashing from ecstasy to defeat at any given second. To locate where a rider — or a horse — is...» Read More!
It is turning out to be some of the best weather thus far this spring, and both horses and riders seem relieved to have some fair weather to ride in. The scoring is coming out...» Read More!
Hello from Aiken! I flew in to Georgia this afternoon and made it to Stable View Farm just in time to catch the final three rides of the day. Last year’s Fair Hill CCI3* winners...» Read More!
Today dawned the second day of USEF High Performance Training Sessions here in Aiken, and true to tradition at this point, it was positively freezing. The unseasonably bitter wind combined with the freshly clipped horses...» Read More!
Susan Merle-Smith sent in Jan Byyny’s latest blog post about the USEA Annual Meeting and Convention in Cincinnati, and we’re honored to run it here in EN. Jan won the Ironmaster Award at the Year-End Awards Banquet, and Inmidair also won PRO Horse of the Year. Congrats to Jan on a great year! Go Eventing....» Read More!
Happy Monday, EN! If you missed the Fair Hill coverage this weekend, spoiler alert: Lots of smiles and triumphant fist pumping were on display. Allie Blyskal-Sacksen and Sparrow’s Nio took the top honors in the...» Read More!
Poles started tumbling down toward the end of the CCI3* show jumping at Fair Hill, giving Jan Byyny the breathing room she needed to clinch the win with Inmidair. JR was jumping out of his...» Read More!
My my my, it has been an interesting weekend at Fair Hill, has it not? From illegal holding box procedures to a cross-country phase riddled with stops, holds and a run-away flag – it’s been...» Read More!
Holy Fair Hill. Derek Di Grazia’s CCI3* cross country course certainly lived up to the hype in an afternoon that totally turned the leader board upside down. With the dust settled, Jan Byyny and Inmidair...» Read More!
From Surfireeventing.com: As a result of her accident, Jan’s carotid artery was dissected, resulting in a minor stroke that caused damage to the language area of her brain. This has affected her ability to speak...» Read More!
Update: The USEA just published a short statement from Jan’s parents, explaining that Jan is stable, alert, oriented, and walking, and that the horse is fine. Jan’s parents were also kind enough to send me an email...» Read More!
“in case we didn’t already know!” ~ from Sinead’s blog ****Sarah Lieser reports that Jan is up and walking (*link fixed), and that her family requests that friends and well-wishers respect her privacy. Also, the story links...» Read More!
Welcome from Google, check out the Pine Top recap, we mentioned that Jan suffered a broken wrist, ribs, and a concussion, and the head injury is the major concern right now. That’s all I feel...» Read More!
Showjumper Katie Prudent presided over today’s festivities at Three Runs Plantation here in AIken, SC. Katie commanded a strong presence in the ring, was clear in communicating with the riders and crowd (approx. 25 spectators),...» Read More!
Links: Results, Location, Website Horse and Hound Show Jumping Recap Also, Check out the definition of positive “spin.” Oliver: “I am absolutely thrilled with winning the HSBC series.” 10/25: Final Results are here, Dirk Schrade and King Artus wins with 48.5, and Townend...» Read More!