Cross country proved influential across all divisions once again at the Cloud 11~Gavilan North LLC Carolina International CCI and Horse Trial, presented by Lumbee River EMC. All three winners added nothing to their overnight scores...» Read More!
Will Coleman was on a roll at yesterday’s $20K Ocala Horse Properties Eventing Prix, landing his second consecutive win on TKS Cooley, following his 2018 win aboard Gideon. Coleman, who is based out of Ocala for...» Read More!
Will Coleman has his sights set on Blenheim in September after being awarded a Land Rover USEF Competition Grant. As he starts gearing OBOS O’Reilly up for the trip to Woodstock England, Will graciously set...» Read More!
Yesterday’s Bromont CCI1* dressage leaders didn’t budge an inch during today’s cross-country competition. The top three pairs — Beau Guimond on Filibuster ST, Will Coleman on Butch Cassidy, and Lucia Strini on My Royal Cooley...» Read More!
A few weeks ago, I posted a photo of a work in progress in my studio. Well, this curious Norwegian Fjord has been completed, and I wanted to share the finished drawing with everyone in...» Read More!
It’s Tuesday morning. My Rolex hangover (characterized by lethargy, nostalgia, melancholy, and a general aversion to anything having to do with everyday life) is still in full effect. For a recap of some of my...» Read More!
After a fun and eventful weekend, Pat Salomon sent us an email following the FENCE Horse Trials: I was hoping we could get in a brag about our Collegiate Team Challenge, which had 6 colleges...» Read More!
Will Coleman has just released the following statement regarding Conair’s tragic passing yesterday at The Fork. As Will notes in the statement, the final necropsy report has not yet been released, but the preliminary vet...» Read More!
I spoke with Mandy Alexander recently when I was working on a Thoroughbred Legends article about her OTTB, 3 Sleets to the Wind. Mandy said something that resonated with me and got me thinking: “There...» Read More!
We’re heartbroken to confirm that Conair has died following an accident at fence 17 on the Advanced cross-country course at The Fork this morning. Conair looked wonderful at fence 16 when he galloped by me...» Read More!
After the excitement of Pine Top Advanced Horse Trials this past weekend, Aiken was host to one of the most eagerly anticipated clinics of the spring season: the George Morris butt whipping session. I was...» Read More!
Today was the first day of USEF High Performance Training Sessions in Aiken, S.C., and everyone was excited to see the upper-level horses after their winter break. For me, it’s really fun to see how...» Read More!
Poles started tumbling down toward the end of the CCI3* show jumping at Fair Hill, giving Jan Byyny the breathing room she needed to clinch the win with Inmidair. JR was jumping out of his...» Read More!
Holy Fair Hill. Derek Di Grazia’s CCI3* cross country course certainly lived up to the hype in an afternoon that totally turned the leader board upside down. With the dust settled, Jan Byyny and Inmidair...» Read More!
Will Coleman announced this morning via his Facebook page that he’s withdrawing OBOS O’Reilly from Boekelo due to a minor injury. It’s another big blow to Team USA’s contingent at the major European events this...» Read More!
Will sustained a broken collar bone in a prelim fall on XC at The Fork on April 4th, and has withdrawn from Rolex. His name was still on the Rolex entry list as of last...» Read More!
Check out Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7 of EN’s Rolex competitor previews, and vote in today’s poll as Eventing Nation works our way toward a collective Rolex prediction. So far the riders who have...» Read More!
is that music from the Batman soundtrack? Today is one of my favorite days of the year because the great Jim Wofford’s Rolex Preview comes in the mail from the COTH. Jimmy’s preview of each...» Read More!
One thing is clear: the Team is sending its riders to Rolex. In the past, the USET has sometimes elected to send horses to spring 3*’s, but if you want to ride in Kentucky this...» Read More!
This write-up is being posted so late because advanced division finished XC at 5:00 this evening. The weather in Georgia this afternoon was mild; the sun was warm and the wind was cold. Pine Top...» Read More!
Dressage coach Oded Shimoni presided over the training sessions today here in Aiken. Several riders who worked with Oded earlier this Spring told me that they were really impressed, and I saw what they meant...» Read More!
Rocking Horse: Scores, Finally a great weekend of weather all around for eventing in the South. In fact, I got a text complaining about the heat today at Rocking Horse. Rocking Horse had 21 divisions...» Read More!
Showjumper Katie Prudent presided over today’s festivities at Three Runs Plantation here in AIken, SC. Katie commanded a strong presence in the ring, was clear in communicating with the riders and crowd (approx. 25 spectators),...» Read More!