Woodside’s Preliminary Challenge is a great measure of up-and-coming talent on the West Coast. For the last decade both professionals and amateurs have lined up to test their skills, and with $15,000 on the line it always produces...» Read More!
The Spring Event at Woodside was bustling with activity Friday as competitors took to the dressage arena to kick off the weekend competition. The $15,000 Preliminary Challenge is in full swing headed up by Jennifer Salinger in...» Read More!
This weekend Woodside Horse Trials is celebrating a decade of hosting the Preliminary Challenge at their Spring Event. For those who aren’t familiar, this Challenge pits the best horses and riders at this level together for...» Read More!
While Bromont is looming close for those based on the East Coast, Woodside Advanced marks the beginning of the summer season out west, leading up to the Rebecca Farm CCI3* in July. This division has...» Read More!
James Alliston and Happenstance put all the pieces together this weekend at the Woodside International Horse Trials to earn a wire-to-wire win in the CIC3*. This pair won wire-to-wire, adding just two cross country time penalties...» Read More!
James Alliston and Mary McKee’s Happenstance might be new to one another, but what they lack in experience they make up for in talent as they are leading the CIC3* at Woodside International Horse Trials....» Read More!
All eyes were on the young stock at Woodside yesterday as the future of the sport was on display at the USEA Young Event Horse West Coast Championship. The YEH program looks to identify future...» Read More!
Woodside marks the penultimate conclusion of the Advanced and three-star season for the West Coast, with only the Galway CCI3* to finish up the year. The pairs contesting this weekend are an even mix of...» Read More!
It’s time for another exciting edition of Who Jumped It Best? This time we check out a few competitors from the popular Preliminary Challenge which was hosted last weekend at The Spring Event at Woodside. Riders...» Read More!
While all eyes were on the Preliminary Challenge this weekend, Woodside also hosted a small but mighty Advanced division which was won by James Alliston and his own Parker. Coming off an unlucky tumble in...» Read More!
This year’s Preliminary Challenge certainly did not disappoint! Both cross country and show jumping took their toll on the final standings, and it was finally Mallory Hogan in the rider division and Rebecca Braitling in...» Read More!
This weekend is chock-full of competition both domestically and internationally, and standing proudly on the West Coast is the Spring Event at Woodside which once again features the $15,000 Preliminary Challenge. After a full day of dressage,...» Read More!
West coast riders are gearing up for the 2017 Spring Event at Woodside which features 22 divisions including the the ninth annual Preliminary Challenge. The Preliminary Challenge is a special competition held each year that gives...» Read More!
We are heartbroken to report that TF Kreisler, a 12-year-old Irish Warmblood, died today on cross country at the Woodside International CIC3* in Woodside, CA. His owner and rider Sara Sellmer, of Kamloops, British Columbia,...» Read More!
Just as the East Coast CIC3* season is winding to an end — aside from the new Ocala Jockey Club event in November — the West Coast too is winding down. Woodside marks the final CIC3*...» Read More!
The words “Clydesdale” and “eventing” don’t necessarily seem to go in the same sentence. Then you look at the likes of Colleen Rutledge’s Covert Rights and Ben Hobday’s Mulrys Error and think twice. It’s time...» Read More!
Lauren Billys led from start to finish to take home the win in the CIC3* at Woodside International this weekend, adding 4.4 time penalties to her dressage score to finish on a score of 57.5....» Read More!
While the eastern side of the country contends with hurricane level weather at Morven Park, the California folks are laughing their tails off to the tune of 75 degrees and sunny. Woodside is hosting the...» Read More!
West Coast riders gathered in Woodside, California for the Summer Event at Woodside this weekend, where divisions from Beginner Novice through Intermediate were offered as well as Future Event Horse classes. Mackenna Shea and Landioso,...» Read More!
It was the perfect California evening to say farewell to a long time eventing partner. The sky was clear, the air that late spring almost summer northern California mix of warmth and coastal air, and...» Read More!
The popular Woodside Preliminary Challenge welcomed a record entries 57 this year. With $15,000 up for grabs in both the Horse and Rider divisions and an exciting evening Gala with the top 10 running in...» Read More!
The wind blew the early morning fog out of the valley, and Ian Stark’s new cross country course got a great introduction with the Preliminary Challenge teams out on course first today at the Horse...» Read More!
The small but mighty Advanced division at the Spring Event at Woodside will tackle Ian Stark’s redesigned cross country course this afternoon, with the first horse leaving the startbox at 1:00 p.m. Pacific. James Alliston...» Read More!