The Virginia Horse Trials has announced that Capt. Mark Phillips will assume the role of FEI course designer for its 2017 events at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington. Capt. Phillips will design the CCI*,...» Read More!
We’re thrilled that we’re getting our first peek of the beautiful day of cross country being enjoyed this weekend at the Virginia Horse Trials in Lexington, courtesy of Tayler Stewart and her team. If you’ve...» Read More!
It was pristine conditions for a day in the cross country field at the Virginia Horse Trials, and the first winners of the weekend have been named. Show Jumping continues today for the CCI2* combinations....» Read More!
No one before, and no one since, has had more fun on the Virginia Horse Trials cross country course than Mellisa Warden and her OTTB Cantilator (Delineator – Charla, by Taj Alriyadh). It was 2010...» Read More!
The Virginia Horse Trials CCI/CIC got started today with the First Horse Inspection for the CCI* and CCI2* divisions. With nearly 550 horses entered in the CCI*, CCI2*, CIC2*, Area II Championships, Beginner Novice through...» Read More!
Lainey Ashker isn’t just a speed demon on the cross country course, she’s a speed demon at uploading her cross country courses to the interwebs, too! A talent for which we can’t thank her enough....» Read More!
Who has the swankiest stall set-up? Is it awkward that there are two teams with orange and navy as their cross country colors? Why are the University of Georgia riders wearing sumo wrestling suits? And who...» Read More!
On Halloween weekend I took my first trip to the Virginia Horse Trials, anxious to see for myself what everyone had described as a gorgeous venue with a 360-degree view of the Blue Ridge Mountains....» Read More!
Virginia Horse Trials has been undergoing a major transformation since last year, when longtime organizers Brian and Penny Ross stepped down and Andy Bowles took the reins for the much-loved fall event. This year we’re...» Read More!
John Nicholson, international FEI 3*/4* course designer and brother to event rider Andrew Nicholson, will make his designing debut in the U.S. as the new course designer at Virginia Horse Trials. John joins fellow Kiwi Andy...» Read More!
The CCI* at Virginia Horse Trials has wrapped up, and it was Ryan Wood and Nicholas Hansen who took home the wins in the two divisions. Ryan and Powell held onto their overnight lead with...» Read More!
It’s been a busy weekend across Eventing Nation, as the West Coast hosts the Galway Downs International Three-Day Event and the East Coast holds Virginia Horse Trials. Ride On Video has been posting video footage from...» Read More!
The final Saturday of three-day cross country action has come and gone, with the usual amount of mixed results and emotions. There’s nothing like cross country day to leave you winded, elated, a little stunned,...» Read More!
It was Ryan Wood’s day to shine today on cross country in the CIC2* at the Virginia Horse Trials, coming home clear with just .2 time penalties to clinch his overnight lead. The cross country...» Read More!
Even the seriousness of dressage day will not hold Halloween back! Just kidding, everyone wore their normal dressage outfits, although I secretly wish that just one person had a little halloween spirit in there somehow....» Read More!
After dedicating much of their lives to running the Virginia Horse Trials, Brian and Penny Ross have announced this year will be their last, with New Zealand FEI Technical Delegate Andy Bowles slated to take their...» Read More!
Virginia Horse Trials has always been one of my favorite events, having grown up down the road from it and attending it every year somehow, some way. The facilities are spectacular, and the views from...» Read More!
It’s a busy weekend at the Virginia Horse Center, with the facility hosting a CIC2* and CCI* along with a horse trials with divisions through Advanced/Intermediate. Here’s a quick breakdown of the scores after dressage...» Read More!
I’m heading up to the Virginia Horse Trials tomorrow to put a little Eventing Karma in my tank. Religious karma may or may not be a real thing. Eventing Karma is not only real, it’s...» Read More!
The Virginia Horse Trials is one of my favorite shows of the season, and I try to go every spring and fall. Penny and Brian Ross are enthusiastic supporters of our sport, and they always...» Read More!
It’s a gorgeous weekend for some fall eventing, and the action stretches from coast to coast with both Galway Downs and the Virginia Horse Trials running. I had to remind myself that the West Coast...» Read More!
With the discussion that Katie’s article has generated about the long format, I thought it would be a good time to give some publicity to a good cause. The Long Format Club is dedicated to...» Read More!