France’s Pierre Texier, 35, took the first international win of his career over the weekend at Saumur CCI3*-S, besting a field of 58 combinations with Joli Couer Drum U VH Juxs. We have a bird’s...» Read More!
While EN’s attention this weekend was largely focused on events in the U.S. and Houghton in England, where the U.S. took second in the Nations Cup, there were a couple important FEI events further afield...» Read More!
Live stream addicts, rejoice! French EN reader Florence Langer-Helffrich reminded us yesterday that we have not just one (Equestrian Festival Baborówko in Poland), but two (2!) international...» Read More!
It was a thriller of a day for cross country at the Nations Cup CICO3* at Houghton Hall, and we’re proud to report that all three of our American ladies stormed around a tough track...» Read More!
Show jumping proved to be quite the influencer for the Nations Cup competitors at the Houghton Hall CICO3* today, with Bettina Hoy remaining steady at the top of the board to break a tie with...» Read More!
There’s quite enough eventing to keep up with in the States this weekend, much less Europe! Here’s a roundup of what went down today in the dressage at Houghton Hall in Great Britain and Saumur...» Read More!
Rails were flying today at the Saumur Complet CCI3* in France. The show jumping course was a test of good turns with multiple combinations and related distances presented on a bending line. The combination of...» Read More!
Australia’s Christopher Burton held on to his overnight lead after today’s cross country at the Saumur Complet CCI3* in France. He and the 9-year-old Hanoverian Santano II, owned by the Black Run Syndicate, scored a...» Read More!
Frenchman Mathieu Lemoine and the 9-year-old KWPN gelding Bart L were victorious in the horse’s first CCI3* at Saumur this weekend in France. Owned by M. Pierre Defrance and M. Jerome Pechenard, the gelding was...» Read More!
Doug Payne and Crown Talisman finished sixth in the horse’s international debut at Saumur CCI3*, which Doug said he was very happy with in his final blog from the event. He’s stayed on in France to...» Read More!
Doug Payne uploaded video from his show jumping round at Saumur CCI3*, where he pulled one rail with Crown Talisman to finish in sixth place on a final score of 54.2. Of the rail, Doug...» Read More!
It was an exciting finish in France this morning as the CCI3* show jumped. Balance was the key on course, which used related distances and turns to utilize the arena and challenge riders to maintain...» Read More!
In a surprising turn of events, overnight leader Luc Chateau’s mount Propriano de l’Ebat was spun from the final horse inspection at Saumur, moving Maxime Livio and Qalao des Mers into the lead position. Doug...» Read More!
Doug Payne and Crown Talisman turned in a wonderful clear round to sit in 7th place after cross country at Saumur. Check out Doug’s latest blog post, and it looks like he will have a...» Read More!
It’s been a rough day at Saumur, and there will be a distinct cloud hanging over the remainder of the event after the passing of Rodney Powell’s Happy Go Lucky today. We reported earlier that...» Read More!
Rodney Powell’s horse, Happy Go Lucky, suffered a fatal heart attack between fences on cross country today at Saumur, according to Jacky Green, who spoke with Rodney. She reported that Rodney said that “Happy” had been...» Read More!
Doug Payne and Crown Talisman currently lie in 4th place going into cross country on Saturday after dressage at Saumur. Check out Doug’s latest blog post, as well as video of the test. Be sure...» Read More!
With the second day of dressage at Saumur almost complete, both Doug Payne and Liz Halliday-Sharp are sitting in the top 10 in the CCI3*. Liz and Fernhill By Night went very early this morning,...» Read More!
Doug Payne and Crown Talisman had a quiet day before the U.S. jumps into the competition at Saumur. Be sure to follow Doug on Facebook and Twitter for much more on his trip to Saumur with...» Read More!
Andrew Hoy and Cheeky Calimbo lead the way after the first day of dressage at Saumur, scoring 39.2 to give themselves a healthy margin over Chris Burton and Graf Liberty, who sit in second place...» Read More!
The rain in France definitely put on a show today, but Doug is still in good spirits about his trip. His latest blog includes a cross country course preview and some comments on the toughest...» Read More!
We’re super lucky to have both Doug Payne and Liz Halliday-Sharp keeping us up to date on what’s happening at Saumur! Liz checked in with her first blog today after both Fernhill By Night and...» Read More!
Doug Payne isn’t just riding at Saumur this weekend — he’s bolstering U.S.-Chinese relations! Well done on the diplomacy, Doug. Read Doug’s blog for his thoughts on the day at Saumur, including welcoming fellow American Liz...» Read More!