There’s your earworm for the day: “R-e-s-p-e-c-t … find out what it means to me …” Gotta have it, just a little respect. Oh, yes. In order to receive respect from your horse, as an...» Read More!
We interrupt our regular ‘Red on Right, Insanity in the Middle’ programming to bring you this brick wall from the Washington International Horse Show. Because frankly, we’re connoisseurs of insanity. We have a delicate palette...» Read More!
Kaitlin Hartford, a 16-year-old eventer from Callahan, Florida, is blogging about her journey to competing in this year’s Retired Racehorse Project Thoroughbred Makeover with her OTTB Family Foundation, better known as Sven. It has been a while since I have...» Read More!
Our favorite new videographer, Marion de Vogel, returned to Coole Park this past weekend for the Millbrook Summer Classic, which featured many event riders honing their show jumping skills. True to form, Marion captured two...» Read More!
Post by Euro Equine Imports. This video made the rounds around social media yesterday, and for good reason. Meet Claude, who decided to go for a joyful jumping round all by himself after losing his...» Read More!
The story is making waves on equine social media today: a Grand Prix show jumper loses its bridle midway through the course, and still goes on to finish clear. Gregory Wathelet and Conrad de Hus...» Read More!
Growing up, the brilliant gray Thoroughbred show jumper Gem Twist was my idol. Maybe it was the name, maybe the sparkling white coat, maybe just the way he soared so effortlessly over the fences, but...» Read More!
The second session at the 2014 ICP Symposium at Longwood Farm in Ocala, FL featured jumping instruction with top U.S. show jumper Aaron Vale. Aaron is no stranger to eventing, as he’s a good friend...» Read More!
In November, the USEF announced that a show jumping coach would be brought on to assist the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team in their training. In a press release issued today, Silvio Mazzoni was named...» Read More!
Michael Matz has enjoyed a long and illustrious career that has spanned two equestrian disciplines. A Hall of Fame show jumper, Michael represented the U.S. on several occasions, including the silver medal winning Olympic team...» Read More!
Very sad news in the horse world today: Contender, one of the top stallions in the world, has died. The gorgeous Holsteiner, foaled in 1984, would have turned 30 later this year. Some of Contender’s famous show...» Read More!
The first event of 2014 wrapped up today at the Florida Horse Park. Many thanks to title sponsor Ocala Horse Properties for another lovely event! The weather was beautiful today and I saw many nice...» Read More!
In this excellent short film on the show jumping lifestyle of the 1960s in Britain, we get to follow the trial, purchase and training of a cheeky Irish horse named Beethoven, as well as watch...» Read More!
Sara Kozumplik-Murphy was at the Bolivarian Games in Lima, Peru to help coach Team Venezuela riders Natascha Barrientos and Maria Suarez Garcia (“Gaby”). The Bolivarian Games are a mulit-sport event among six nations held every four years to honor El Libertator, Simon Bolivar. Bolivar was credited with starting the fight for independence for six South American countries: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Panama, and Venezuela. The Eventing portion of the Games is a CCI* championship. Many thanks to Sara for writing, and thank you for reading....» Read More!
Rachel Wilks recently attended a clinic with Australian event rider Bill Levett. It sounds like it was a wonderful learning opportunity! Many thanks to Rachel for sharing with us, and thank you for reading....» Read More!
Hot on the heels of the announcement of the 2014 Developing Riders and Eventing 25 lists, USEF has announced that the search is on for a Show Jumping coach. USEF is looking to hire someone...» Read More!
“@esj_photo: UNBELIEVABLE, Chris Burton has won @aus3de on a catch ride TS Jamaimo. pic.twitter.com/n1TU9QLU8D” brilliant to see. — John Lechner (ESJ) (@johnvacy) November 17, 2013 In performance similar to Mark Todd’s catch-ride win...» Read More!
Congratulations to Tik Maynard and Dutch Times on winning the PRO Bareback Show Jumping Challenge at Fair Hill International! Laine Ashker and Sport also had an amazing ride, and placed second. Lainey posted an awesome...» Read More!
The Three Day divisions have wrapped up here at Kentucky Horse Park, and Jocelyn Hawe and Going Going Gone jumped a beautiful double clear show jump round to take home the win. Jocelyn looked confident...» Read More!
The rain clouds settled in over Lexington this morning towards the end of the CCI* horse inspection and did not stop until roughly an hour ago. Needless to say, it’s been a wet and cold...» Read More!
In true butterfly form, Laine Ashker and Anthony Patch skipped over the mud and came home double clear to hold onto their lead in the Advanced division at the AECs. Unfortunately, my camera seems to...» Read More!
Despite a postponed show jumping round for the Advanced show jumping, Laine Ashker and Anthony Patch threw down a double clear round to maintain their lead and take home the Adequan USEA Gold Cup. Kristi...» Read More!
Bonner Carpenter and Basco held their overnight lead to clinch the win in the Intermediate division here at the AECs. The course was a tough one, with plenty of rails scattered about and fence 2...» Read More!