What is Mike Etherington-Smith doing wandering around a field at Luhmühlen this week? Looking ahead to 2021, of course! (And aren’t we all….) There is some new acreage at the event’s disposal, which Mike says...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram We are sooo proud and happy! "Doppel Deutsche Meisterinnen!" Vor 60 Jahren ist mein Vater Deutscher Meister in der Vielseitigkeit geworden! 👍🇩🇪 Danke an das gesamte Team in Luhmühlen, die...» Read More!
Time and technicality made for a championship-caliber competition across the country at Luhmühlen today where the German riders are competing for the federation’s Eventing Championship CCI4*S title. While Ingrid Klimke took the early lead with...» Read More!
Ingrid Klimke wasted no time in setting the standard for this year’s German Eventing Championships in at Luhmühlen, where the federation’s top riders are competing for the honors in the CCI4*S division. It was Ingrid’s...» Read More!
The German contingent this weekend heads to Luhmühlen to contest the rescheduled German Eventing Championships in CCI4*S format, and a stiff entry list awaits those seeking the top honors. As if an all-German competition could...» Read More!
The organising team at Turniergesellschaft Luhmühlen has announced their decision today (April 23) to cancel their showpiece event, the Longines Luhmühlen Horse Trials, which hosts both a CCI5* and a CCI4*-S, which acts as the German...» Read More!
Thanks to returning title sponsor Longines, the CCI5*L division at Luhmühlen this June will play host to an additional EUR 25,000 ($27,316) in prize money. This increases the pot from EUR 100,000 ($109,264) and brings the German five-star...» Read More!
The British Equestrian Federation has revealed the eighteen horse and rider combinations long-listed for this summer’s European Eventing Championships, to be held 28 Aug.-1 Sept. at Luhmühlen in Germany....» Read More!
Julia Krajewski and Samourai du Thot successfully defended the German National Championship title at Luhmühlen, jumping a flawless clear show jumping round under pressure...» Read More!
Luhmühlen: a place of hopes, of dreams, of ill-advised lederhosen on very sweaty days. Du bist das Gelbe vom Ei. We will be sad to see you go, but if some of your uniformed riders...» Read More!
One year ago, Tim Price was busy running a string of young horses at England’s Nunney Horse Trials. In a break between classes, he dashed to the organisers’ office, just in time to pull up the Luhmühlen...» Read More!
Australia’s Andrew Hoy and Vassily de Lassos posted one of seven double-clear rounds out of 51 Luhmühlen CCI4*-S cross country starters, and the fastest time of their division. Now he’s posted the helmet cam so that we...» Read More!
After the drama of yesterday morning, all anyone wanted was a relaxed, drama-free start to Sunday at Luhmühlen. And that’s exactly what they got: each of the 22 horses who completed cross-country were brought forward...» Read More!
It’s wildly entertaining to see Germany’s eventing heavyweights duking it out at the top of the Luhmühlen CCI4*-S Meßmer Trophy leaderboard, and the cage match continued on the cross country course today. The top two after dressage, Julia...» Read More!
Hello from cross country day at Longines Luhmühlen Horse Trials! Following apocalyptic rain storms last night, the start of CCI5*-L cross country has been pushed back to 3 p.m. local time/9 a.m. EST. You can watch the...» Read More!
There have been some crucial changes to today’s schedule at the Longines Luhmühlen Horse Trials after an incredible storm rocked Lower Saxony, nearly washing some of the world’s best eventers — and their very nice...» Read More!
Walking the course at Luhmühlen on a sunny weekday, before the crowds pour in, is a special kind of joy. It’s ludicrously pretty here – so green, and with towering pines that look like Bob...» Read More!
If Frankie Thieriot Stutes was German – or just a bit odd – she might have been heard to say “Ich glaud mein Schwein pfeift.” That’s because the Germans love a porcine aphorism, and why would anyone utter...» Read More!
Luhmühlen’s Meßmer Trophy CCI4*-S competition might not have top billing, but it’s as equally fierce as the CCI5*-L headliner. The division is a stocked pond of German heavy-hitters, as it typically is in a championship year...» Read More!
Welcome to Luhmühlen. Tucked away in fairytale woods, the third five-star of the year wends its way past improbably teensy fairytale cottages, through dappled sunlight, and, presumably, around stray batches of nuns, because there are...» Read More!
Welcome to Luhmühlen, where Chinch is already three steins in and busy terrorising the locals with a bit of this: He can’t be tamed, unfortunately, but while he’s distracted saving the planet, we’ve been busy analysing...» Read More!
A compact but competitive field of 35 trotted up in front of the assembled ground jury of Christina Klingspor (SWE), Anne-Marie Taylor (GBR), and Martin Plewa (GER), presided over by the faint smell of beer and sausages and the imminent threat...» Read More!
Drones offer a fantastic way to preview cross country courses, and this flyover video of Mike Etherington-Smith’s CCI5*-L at the Longines Luhmühlen Horse Trials is an absolute must-watch. The course has 30 numbered fences with...» Read More!