“Olympic Agenda 2020 is the strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement and it is impressive to see how compliant the FEI and equestrian sport already are with many of the recommendations”, President Bach said. “We have targeted gender equality as a key goal of Agenda 2020 and... Read More
Tamra Smith (Murrieta, CA) had a story book ending to her unforgettable year, winning both the CCI1* and 2* competitions, on the heels of her Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International CCI3* National Championship win in Maryland two weeks ago. The six-year-old striking grey Holsteiner mare Fleeceworks... Read More
After an unanticipated clattering through a warm-up fence, Dutton (West Grove, PA) set his trademark Secret Service expression and galloped overnight leader Fernhill Fugitive into the arena and around Marc Donovan's 560-meter track. The 15-obstacle course had just seen Lauren Kieffer (Middleburg,... Read More
In what will go down in history as the greatest racing career of all time, being there see American Pharoah's last race will also go down in the history of my life as one of the best days of a lifetime filled with many wonderful moments. Here are some of my favorite photos, the easiest photo... Read More
A small but mighty field contested the Galway Downs International CCI3* this weekend with USEF Land Rover Competition Grant recipients Phillip Dutton and Mr. Candyman and Lauren Kieffer and Meadowbrook's Scarlett having stellar performances. The combinations finished in the top four with Dutton... Read More
The man of few words unless he is teaching had nothing but praise for his two mounts after Saturday's challenging cross country phase. Crowds watched and cheered as Dutton (West Grove, PA) sent the young gelding through each of the direct options, finishing three seconds under the optimum time of... Read More
Overnight leader Tamra Smith (Murrieta, CA) had no problem with The Chatwin Group's Chatwin, who required an extra two laps after the finish to pull him up. "He was amazing," Smith said. "Nothing backed him off, and he is so fit, he was still pulling me at the end!" Read More
The Pan Am Games double gold medalist took the lead with a penalty score of 40.5 at the halfway mark of today's competition, besting Canadian Pan Am silver medalist Jessica Phoenix who has four mounts entered in the highlight competition. Little was pleased with the performance and the result. ... Read More
Adult amateur Jamie Lawrence, Northridge, Calif., could not have been more pleased with her college project at the USEA West Coast Young Event Horse Championships for four-year-old horses. Pavi's Sinfandel, a Trakehner mare by Pavarotti out of Lawrence's mare Sidra Holland, impressed the judges... Read More
Astier Nicolas (FRA) had an excited French crowd on the edges of their seats as he scored his first ever CCI4* win in fantastic style at Les 4 Etoiles de Pau (FRA), opening leg of the FEI Classics™ 2015/2016. With the hopes of his home country resting on his shoulders and Pau’s Jumping course... Read More