What a happy coincidence it is when a sponsor’s fence ends up being the perfect one to shoot for a Who Jumped It Best? That was the case for the Nutrena Open Intermediate divisions at...» Read More!
I told you there would be more from Millbrook this week! On Saturday after the Advanced cross country wrapped up and the organizers and volunteers were able to take a well-deserved lunch break, the Preliminary divisions...» Read More!
What happens when you put over 200 horse-and-rider combinations into a CCI4*-S? A lot of things, really — including a journalist and photographer with a memory card absolutely brimming with photos, all of which would...» Read More!
It’s that time again, folks: time, indeed, to don your Simon Cowell caps and pick your favourite superstar from an enviable line-up of options. This time, we head to England’s Aston le Walls, the inaugural...» Read More!
Fresno County Horse Park H.T. took place over the weekend and we are thrilled to report that it was a special one. Under the new ownership, the venue is getting some fresh paint and a new...» Read More!
Twin Rivers International took place April 8 – 11 in Paso Robles, California, and Sherry Stewart slid us another batch of photos from the event to admire and submit for a friendly new round of...» Read More!
We’ve been showing off Twin Rivers’ gorgeous new frangible tables from the event earlier this month, courtesy of photo extraordinaire Sherry Stewart. If you haven’t already renewed your USEA membership for this year, be sure...» Read More!
Our three (yes, THREE!) part “Who Jumped It Best?” series from Twin Rivers H.T. continues today with snaps from the Intermediate division tackling the new frangible table on their course. If you missed the Prelim...» Read More!
This edition of Who Jumped It Best? Takes us to Pine Top Farm in Thomson, Georgia. Advanced competitors stormed around Derek di Grazia’s beefy track on Saturday with an impressive 88% finishing without jump penalties. Now it’s time...» Read More!
It’s been just five days since the whirlwind that was the inaugural Childeric Saddles Little Downham International CCI4*-S in Cambridgeshire (5-6 October), and our heartrates have only just started tiptoeing back to normal. After a couple of...» Read More!
It’s been a week or so since we closed the book on Britain’s only CCI4*-L of 2020 — the Blenheim that wasn’t, but then kind of was again, thanks to the efforts of Musketeer Events...» Read More!
One of the tremendous joys of being back on site, photographing and writing about events, is the endless satisfaction I get out of going through my stash of images afterwards, analysing the minutiae of each...» Read More!
Time for an extra-adorable edition of “Who Jumped It Best?” This week we’re heading to Huntington Farm in South Strafford, Vermont, which celebrated its 50th year as a USEA event last year but this year...» Read More!
This Who Jumped It Best? takes us to a place that I hold very near and dear to my heart, Ashland Farm in Walnut Grove, Ga. Ashland is where I grew up riding with longtime...» Read More!
It’s time for another edition of Who Jumped It Best? Our latest edition is brought to you once again by Joan Davis of Flatlandsfoto (don’t forget to order your show prints at her website here!),...» Read More!
We’re celebrating the post-quarantine return of USEA recognized horse trials at Stable View Farm with a three-part “Who Jumped It Best?” series! Yesterday we weighed in on the Intermediate division, and today’s we are checking...» Read More!
Stable View Farm has been inspiring us all year with their bugger-on attitude in the face of all manner of disaster, from tornados to a largely canceled spring competition season. Hats off to Stable View owner...» Read More!
King Oak Farm H.T. was a fixture on the Area I calendar for over 30 years. The beautiful 180-acre farm in Southampton, Massachusetts, hosted two recognized events each year, in early May and September, in...» Read More!
With the dawning of cross country day at the 2019 Dutta Corp./ Fair Hill International Three-Day Event in Elkton, Maryland, came the usual pre-cross country excitement and tension. Riders warmed up and found their zen...» Read More!
Time for another edition of “Who Jumped It Best?” This week we head to Larkin Hill H.T. in North Chatham, New York, where 16 horse/rider combinations tackled the Introductory cross country course. Good luck with...» Read More!
If you know me, you know that Junior Beginner Novice is my favorite division of them all. The spunk, the smiles, and those first cross country colors … mine were turquoise and purple, and lemme...» Read More!
There are certain fences that every rider wants a photo over. At the uppermost levels, Burghley’s Cottesmore Leap and Kentucky’s Head of the Lake top the bill, while Withington Manor’s iconic ditch-and-table has been the subject of...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram Today, Chinch infiltrated the world of showjumping. “But they all fall down,” he squeaked in puzzlement. He had to have a lie down when we told him about the prize...» Read More!