We are heartbroken to report that Ryan Wood’s mount Shannondale Julius suffered a fatal fall today at a jump in the cross country warm-up for the Open Training A division at ESDCTA New Jersey Horse Trials in...» Read More!
Ryan Wood and Curran Simpson’s Woodstock Bennett have received the call up as the reserve combination for the Australian team at the 2018 World Equestrian Games...» Read More!
Team SmartPak riders Boyd Martin, Silva Martin and Ryan Wood got more than they bargained for during a recent drop-in at the SmartPak offices. Be the first to watch new SmartPak videos by subscribing to...» Read More!
Equestrian Australia (EA) has named its 2018 national eventing squads in three categories — the Gold Squad, Green Squad and Generation Next Squad — with U.S.-based Aussie Ryan Wood named to the Green Squad. Rio...» Read More!
Equestrian Australia has updated their National Squads for Eventing, with two U.S. based riders making their mark in the upper levels, and one young rider included on the Youth Squad. Dom Schramm makes the list with...» Read More!
Ryan Wood had four horses contesting this year’s USEA Adequan Advanced Gold Cup Championship Finals, and he claimed the tip-top leaderboard positions with two of them. Ryan and cross country leader Powell, a 10-year-old Oldenburg gelding...» Read More!
If you have spent any time eventing on the East Coast, be it Aiken or Pennsylvania, you have most likely seen the faded green sweatshirt of Ryan Wood galloping by on what appears to be...» Read More!
I remember riding a clinic years ago and the clinician stressed that a rider should never, ever “chase” a horse out of water or you’d risk a spectacular crash (and from his experience, a broken...» Read More!
When it comes to “floaty-boat” warmbloods, to revisit the made-up adjective I used to describe Marilyn Little’s RF Overdressed on Thursday, you just never know. Sometimes the springs in the dressage ring translate into mad...» Read More!
Ryan Wood had a pretty solid Thursday. He and Woodstock Bennett set the pace in the CCI2*, sharing the lead with Sharon White throughout the morning and ending up tied for fifth at the end...» Read More!
Every year it seems as though the “off season” in eventing gets shorter and shorter, and before I know it in the blink of an eye it is time to get cracking again on planning...» Read More!
Ryan Wood capped a strong 2014 season with his promising string of up-and-coming young horses, finishing two inside the top 11 at the Dutta Corp Fair Hill International CCI2* in October and clinching both second...» Read More!
Well, how did you do this week? This rider posted a “Wind Back Wednesday” photo on his Facebook page yesterday, so I couldn’t resist putting it on EN for all of the (eventing) world to...» Read More!
Not long after Ryan Wood moved to the States from Australia six years ago, the then 25-year-old four-star rider basically had to start again from scratch. “I went through a bit of a dry spell...» Read More!
Watching Be Mine tackle a fence or two on the cross-country course yesterday, I thought the horse looked really nice. Watching him jump an entire show jumping course today, however, my reaction was something closer...» Read More!
Many thanks to Ryan Wood for sending in our lead photo for today. Ryan piloted Woodstock Bennett, a six year old Irish Sport Horse gelding, to a win in the CCI* in the horse’s debut...» Read More!
Allie Blyskal-Sacksen has had a hell of a weekend with Sparrow’s Nio, her 15.3-hand powerhouse Connemara-cross I’ve publicly declared my undying love for throughout the season. She joked in the press conference yesterday that she...» Read More!
Ryan Wood was kind enough to send in a blog about his weekend at Plantation Field, where he rode three horses in the CIC2* and two of his youngsters in the CIC*. He also shares...» Read More!