All eyes will remain steadily fixed on the British as we hurtle toward September’s FEI World Championships for Eventing, hosted along with the Worlds for Driving in Pratoni del Vivaro, Italy. This morning, British Eventing...» Read More!
The recently refreshed Equestrian Canada High Performance Advisory Group, Eventing (HPAG) are thrilled to announce a significant donation from Kelly McCarthy-Maine and Shane Maine toward the urgent fundraising appeal just launched in support of the...» Read More!
Somehow, inexplicably, we’re at that time of year again already: it’s team announcement season, and getting the ball rolling for this year’s World Championships in Pratoni del Vivaro (September 14–18) is the home side, who have...» Read More!
It’s been a scant few days since my plane from Italy touched back down at London’s Gatwick Airport, but I’m still in denial: without a scrap of exaggeration, I’d give just about anything to head...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Andrew Hoy (@hoyeventing) Are you ready for a romp through the Italian countryside? Take a ride on Bloom des Hauts Crets, who was piloted by Australia’s...» Read More!
The CCIO4*-S FEI Nations Cup and World Championships test event at Italy’s Pratoni del Vivaro is a very big deal and we should take it all very seriously indeed…but that doesn’t mean we’re not going to dive...» Read More!
Every part of this week’s World Championships test event at Pratoni del Vivaro has been a fact-finding mission, and today’s showjumping was certainly no different: this is an eventing course design debut for Uliano Vezziani, whose...» Read More!
Though we’re on site at Pratoni with September at the forefront of our minds, today’s cross-country competition does also serve as an important leg in the 2022 Nations Cup series — and one in which...» Read More!
While this week’s CCIO4*-S at Italy’s Pratoni del Vivaro is an important competition in its own right as an early leg of 2022’s FEI Nations Cup series (and, not insignificantly, the Italian National Championships), many of those...» Read More!
One of the curiosities of this week’s test event at Pratoni is its ground jury appointments: though almost all the officials who’ll run the show when the World Championships rolls around in September are the...» Read More!
Though today’s CCI4*-S track will be a very different length and test to this September’s World Championships course, the test event and Nations Cup at Pratoni offers riders, chef d’equipes and spectators alike a valuable...» Read More!
It’s tricky, sometimes, to remember that this week isn’t just about scoping out the facilities and set-up for this September’s World Championships in Pratoni, south-east of Rome — it’s also a busy Nations Cup CCIO4*-S....» Read More!
Talk about the whirlwind of the eventing season: after the last two weeks of five-star double-headers at Kentucky and Badminton, we’ve nipped straight down to Italy for the test event for the Pratoni World Championships...» Read More!
The flags of twelve nations, including Italy, will be raised on the flagpoles of the Pratoni del Vivaro, in Rocca di Papa, for the upcoming Eventing Test Event (May 12-15) for the 2022 FEI World...» Read More!
The FEI World Championships will look a bit different this cycle as the disciplines have been split to two different destinations. Eventing and combined driving will have their championships hosted in Italy at Pratoni del...» Read More!
Work is proceeding at full speed at Pratoni del Vivaro, in preparation for the FEI World Championships 2022 Eventing and Driving that will be held in Sept.15-25. This exciting event is a little less than six...» Read More!
The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) recently held meetings at the Pratoni del Vivaro with the twelve directors of the different departments involved in the organisation of the FEI World Championships Eventing, Driving and Endurance to...» Read More!
During an in-person meeting today in Moscow, Russia the FEI board named host cities for the 2022 FEI World Championships. This next iteration of the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) will be split between two venues,...» Read More!
A total of 10 countries are bidding to host disciplines for the 2022 FEI World Championships, including two countries with proposals to host all disciplines and run the full FEI World Equestrian Games. Bidding countries include Denmark, Estonia, Hungary, Ireland,...» Read More!
Today the FEI quietly acknowledged the potential abandonment of a central World Equestrian Games in favor of individual discipline championships. This was agreed upon during discussions held at the in-person FEI Bureau meeting of the FEI General Assembly in Manama,...» Read More!
Anyone else still having WEG withdrawals? I’m sure I must not be the only one. Thankfully, even if you’ve let your FEI TV pass run out you can still enjoy a lot of the action through...» Read More!
Norway’s Heidi Bratlie Larsen received a yellow card on Sept. 15 during cross country at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games for “abuse of horse / riding an obviously lame horse.” The ground jury stopped Heidi on...» Read More!
What were the chances that after three rounds of jumping there would be a tie for the gold medal position? In fact, it’s the first time that such a result has occurred at the World...» Read More!