The 2018 World Equestrian games will definitely be held in North America, as Great Britain has officially withdrawn its bid for consideration to host the games. TheHorse.com reports: BEF Secretary General Andrew Finding has now...» Read More!
The FEI announced this morning that the U.S. and Great Britain have joined the bid process to host the 2018 World Equestrian Games. It seemed Bromont had the bid in the bag earlier this year...» Read More!
Someone (A Dressage Fan?) has created this mashup featuring Danish dressage rider Andreas Helgstrand’s 2006 musical freestyle on Blue Horse MatinÃ©….with Lil Kim’s “Lighters Up.” (WARNING: This song is not particularly work safe or kid...» Read More!
Almost anything in life starts with filling out an application–getting a library card, going to college, getting paroled, and yes, representing the United States at the 2010 World Equestrian Games. Below is a list of...» Read More!
Rolex was a big weekend for WEG selection. One top rider even told me (using hyperbole) that it doesn’t matter what you do anywhere else–it only matters what you do at Rolex. However, it goes...» Read More!
Afternoon update: The New FEI Banned Drugs Database was just launched. Duke fans handled our joking last week with poise, and a ‘let’s see if the hillbillies can walk the walk’ attitude, and, at the end of...» Read More!
If you don’t know Chris Newton, you are missing out. Chris does a lot of vetwork for thoroughbred farms in Kentucky, but he is also one of the best sports medicine vets in the world....» Read More!
As Samantha, Glenn, and Roberd Dover discuss in the show, there are three Para-equestrians who have recently lost their horses for the WEGs. I try not to ask Eventing Nation for much, but I do...» Read More!
Yesterday it was announced that Wynonna Judd will give a special performance during the opening ceremonies of the Alltech WEG. A Kentucky native, it is fitting she will sing the state song “My Old Kentucky...» Read More!
Wellington, FL will announce it’s candidacy for the 2018 WEGs on Saturday. From the Palm Beach Post: Equestrian Sports Productions, the organization that produces the annual Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington is “announcing its intentions two...» Read More!
I want to take a special chance to give a shout-out to this week’s WEG show guest, Mick Costello, who I hear reads Eventing Nation from time to time. I had a chance to see...» Read More!
Red Hills: Live Scores An explanation of the new drug rules from the great Kent Allen For the latest on Rebecca Howard, check out Sinead’s blog, which explains that Thursday was a struggle but that Rebecca...» Read More!
Eventing Nation continues its 2010 World Equestrian Games coverage asking a few questions of the Eventing Championships cross-country course designer, Mike Etherington-Smith. Mike Etherington-Smith hardly needs an introduction. He designed the Sydney and Hong Kong...» Read More!
Esprit, the official model horse of the 2010 World Equestrian Games My obsession with all things equine began much like every other little girl with a heart for horses and ponies. Even before I began...» Read More!
The road to the World Equestrian Games really gets underway this weekend. —5/6 A-Listed horses are competing over the next couple of days, with Neville and Twizzel in the Pine Top OI, Woodburn and Tru...» Read More!
Straight from the horse’s mouth, a progress update on WEG developments from the offices of the World Equestrian Games Foundation and Alltech. Listen in… 2010 Radio Show Episode 79 – Alltech’s Equine News and...» Read More!
When I was in KY this weekend, I had a few moments to walk around the snowy grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park. I walked out to the XC fields and it was amazing to...» Read More!
Countdown to 2010 FEI WEG, Kentucky, USA: 217 Days Teams have yet to be selected for the 2010 World Equestrian Games in Lexington, KY, but the qualification and selection process is well under way. We...» Read More!
On Wednesday morning, we linked to an article in the Horse and Hound announcing Great Britain is unlikely to send a full Driving team to the WEG in Kentucky due to the high cost of transporting the...» Read More!
Dressage legend Jessica Ransehousen speaks about winning the 2009 USEF Lifetime Achievement Award, and her daughter, Missy, talks about training in Florida and being in business with her mother. Plus, we bring you the latest...» Read More!
David O’Connor, President of the United States Equestrian Federation, joins us on the last show of 2009 to speak about the Alltech 2010 World Equestrian Games. Plus, we bring you the latest news of the...» Read More!
At a recent press conference, Breido Graf zu Rantzau, President of the German Equestrian Federation, discussed the possibility of a European boycott of the 2010 World Equestrian Games over the FEI’s decision to allow low...» Read More!
The University of Kentucky is launching “Saddle Up Safely” (click for the article), a campaign to reduce horse related injuries by increasing safety awareness. Eventer Cathy Wieschoff and Kentucky first lady Jane Beshear participated in the...» Read More!