We may all have a bit of post-Olympic hangover, but the fall season is only now coming into full swing! The next few weeks will be busy indeed on the East Coast, with Richland Park,...» Read More!
Richland Park Horse Trials is one of our favorite events of the year, and we expect the 2016 edition to be no exception. This year’s event kicks off on Wednesday with the first horse inspection...» Read More!
Elisa Wallace and Simply Priceless are peaking at just the right time before their upcoming trip overseas to compete in the Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials. The 14-year-old Thoroughbred gelding owned by Jill and David...» Read More!
Ian Stark has countless accolades on his resume, and it’s a privilege for riders to tackle his cross country courses and learn from his years of experience. Ian’s list of accomplishments include four Olympic medals, medals...» Read More!
A whiz kid can have all the talent in the world but it takes a special teacher to develop those gifts to their highest potential. Cooley Cross Border was lucky enough to find a mentor in...» Read More!
When the horse Buck Davidson was riding in the Richland CCI2* hung a leg and fell on cross- country yesterday, Buck did exactly what you’d expect Buck to do: hop on an Advanced horse and...» Read More!
When I say Richland is in the middle of a cornfield, I mean that Richland is LEGITIMATELY in the middle of a cornfield. (OK, there are some soybeans too, but mostly corn.) But you can’t...» Read More!
Red on white, white on left, insanity in the middle… that’s the Eventing Nation way. But it takes an extra-special sort of crazy to get the job done in style. For our Richland edition of...» Read More!
Yesterday’s Richland Park CIC3* leaders stayed strapped in tight for today’s show jumping competition. The lovesong of Buck Davidson and Ballynoe Castle RM continued with a double-clear round. Buck/Carlevo and Emily Beshear/Shame on the Moon...» Read More!
The search for America’s next top event horse has made big strides in recent years, particularly in the realm of identifying and developing budding equine talent. The USEA’s Young Event Horse program is, obviously, leading...» Read More!
Whether it’s sailing over cross-country jumps at Bromont or drunkenly smashing into them at Luhmühlen, you never know what’s going to happen next when you lead an opinionated stuffed animal into the start box. Such...» Read More!
Cooley Cross Border is like a little kid we’ve been watching grow up over the years. Eventing Nation has been following his career since… “Forever!” Kim laughs. “I’ve been very, very slow with him.” Kim...» Read More!
Buck Davidson loves Ballynoe Castle RM. Like, LOVES him. Somewhere on Buck’s farm, there is probably a tree with their names carved in it. I wouldn’t be surprised if they had matching red-and-yellow friendship bracelets....» Read More!
We all read Wylie’s report from the first jog at Richland Park last night, and now The Horse Pesterer has the video of Joe Meyer’s great “jog save” with the stallion South Paw. Though this...» Read More!
Twenty-four horses will start the Advanced division at Richland Park this weekend, meaning we have a whopping 72 horses total starting between the Advanced and CIC3* levels at this event! The Advanced field has a large...» Read More!
Richland Park Horse Trials started off on the right foot today with 22 of 22 horses passing the CCI2* jog. Both the CCI2* and CIC1* are new additions for the 2015 event, which also features...» Read More!
Richland Park is always a very popular event, and this year is proving to be no exception, with entries filled only a week after the opening date. The three-star division is extremely strong in terms...» Read More!
Jessica Bortner-Harris kindly set in photos of Ian Stark’s Richland Park CIC3* cross-country course, and he’s made some exciting modifications this year to keep riders on their toes. Take a look at last year’s course preview...» Read More!
Maya Black and Doesn’t Play Fair are quickly making a name for themselves at the upper levels, and they didn’t disappoint today, scoring 42.3 to lead the 31-horse CIC3* division at Richland Park Horse Trials....» Read More!
Welcome to part two of my Richland analysis; if you missed the first part this morning, click here to read all about the CIC3* competitors. Since we have both an Advanced division and a CIC3*...» Read More!
Welcome to the week of Richland Park! This is a huge event for the midwest and is generally the first FEI event most of the big name riders attend as they get back into swing...» Read More!
Fresh off a fantastic second-place finish in the Advanced at Richland, EN guest blogger Laine Ashker and Anthony Patch are putting on their cowboy hats and heading to Texas to compete for Gold Cup honors...» Read More!