Last month we talked about jumping single fences, water and banks. This month we’re talking about ditches and jumps that include ditches. Like most cross-country obstacles out there, the main key to introducing your horse to jumping ditches is confidence. This begins with understanding: The horse needs to have a clear understanding of what a
Monday, July 20 2015 by Editor
Tryon Riding and Hunt Club is pleased to host their annual Cross Country Schooling Day on Saturday, August 15, 2015. Held at FENCE, this event is a great opportunity for Eventing enthusiasts to ride the Greg Schlappi course that will be featured in the 40th Annual TR&HC Horse Trial that is scheduled for later in September. Pre-registration is not required, however it is encouraged so that times can be assigned.
By Susan Friedland-Smith Never in my wildest dreams would I have thought I’d ever have the chance to ride the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event cross-country course during the “Best Weekend All Year” in April! Especially since I’ve had my horse for less than a year and I’m not an eventer. (Details, details!) Thanks to the
Wednesday, May 14 2014 by Editor
By Kate Green The two leading riders in the FEI Classics™ 2013/2014 go head to head in the fourth leg of the series, the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials (GBR), this weekend (8-11 May). William Fox-Pitt, winner of Pau (FRA) last year and Kentucky (USA) last month, and Christopher Burton (AUS), who triumphed on a catch ride at his home CCI4*, Adelaide (AUS), in November 2013, both have exciting rides at Badminton. Fox-Pitt, the new world Eventing number one, has a commanding 15-point lead in the FEI Classics™, a series he has won three times before, but there is plenty of time for others to catch up
Emergency Wrap: We’ve all been there. Your horse comes in from the field and there’s a hot bump on his – pick a spot: Shoulder, neck, ankle.
Jan Byyny and Inmidair Take the Lead after Cross Country in the CCI*** at the Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International – Sharon White and Under…
Sunday, October 20 2013 by Editor
Fair Hill, MD – October 19, 2013 – Jan Byyny and Inmidair, owned by Jan, Richard, and Jo Byyny, had a banner day in the exciting cross country phase of the 25th Dutta Corp.
By Lauren R. Giannini Avery Murray Dudasch, born April 3, 2001, passed away at home embraced by the love of her parents John and Vicki Dudasch, and her beloved dogs, cats, guinea pigs and birds on June 27, 2012. Two days earlier, Avery went to the barn one last time to bid fond adieu
Saturday, August 31 2013 by Editor
LEESBURG, Va. – Morven Park’s fall Horse Trials has long been a favorite annual stop for the nation’s top riders, many of whom live within a few hours’ drive from this Northern Virginia icon. This year will be no exception, as the Horse Trials draw more than 350 horse/rider combinations over the weekend of Oct
Tuesday, June 04 2013 by Editor
It’s been a busy month for Liz Halliday and Chailey Stud Equestrian Centre as the Eventing season hits full swing.
The Complete Resource—Training, Conditioning, and Competing in All Three Phases Phillip Dutton with Amber Heintzberger Trafalgar Square Books is pleased to announce the publication of Modern Eventing with Phillip Dutton by Phillip Dutton with Amber Heintzberger. This fabulously illustrated book covers training, conditioning, and competing in all three phases of events: dressage, cross-country, and show jumping