Jumpers Ashlee Bond and Chela LS on course.

Bond Tops Sac Welcome »

Ashlee Bond and Chela LS blew away the competition, winning the $33,000 Welcome Grand Prix by almost four full seconds at the Sacramento International Horse Show’s World Cup Week. Gusty…

Oct 4 2013 / By
Laura Kraut, photographed in Cannes

Kraut Tops Tour, Schröder Wins Night »

There were fireworks in Vienna tonight, the penultimate stop on the 2013 Longines Global Champions Tour, as the USA’s Laura Kraut maintained her No. 1 GCT circuit ranking despite a…

Sep 21 2013 / By
Lucy Davis galloping on course with Barron.

Davis Wins Grand Prix of Lausanne »

California’s Lucy Davis won the Grand Prix of Lausanne today, while countryman Laura Kraut kept hold of her circuit crown on the Swiss leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour.…

Sep 14 2013 / By
The Round Up

Porter Pilots to CSI-W Win »

Mandy Porter and Con Capilot on course in Rancho Murieta.

Mandy Porter and Con Capilot were the only double clear in a field of 35 horse and rider combinations at…

Oct 7 2013 / By

France Wins Furusiyya Cup »

French team celebrate victory.

France has won the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping Final, marking a climactic close to the first-ever season of the…

Sep 29 2013 / By

Venue Change for L.A. Int’l »

Jenni Martin-McAllister and Casseur de Prix

Jenni Martin-McAllister ruled the day at the $30,000 Los Angeles International Grand Prix, earning the blue ribbon on Casseur de…

Sep 24 2013 / By

Jumper Prices Soar »


A raft of high-profile show jumping horse sales has the industry talking. Most recent and splashy of the news is…

Sep 21 2013 / By

FEI World Cup Back in Vegas »

Debbie McDonald rides an exhibition in Spanish costume.

The World Cup has booked a return engagement in Las Vegas for 2015! The Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Final…

Sep 18 2013 / By

Nassar Wins HITS $1 Million »

Nayel Nassar and Lordan on course

  Nayel Nassar and Lordan won the HITS Zoetis $1 Million Grand Prix, Sept. 8, in Saugerties, NY. The 22-year-old…

Sep 8 2013 / By

Belle du Monde »

Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Natalia Vodianova

Belle du Seigneur is Swiss novelist Albert Cohen’s sweeping masterwork set on the brink of WW II. When we saw still photos from the film, released to U.S. theaters in June, we were intrigued: two of the most beautiful actors in the world, riding on…

Sep 12 2013 / By

Tote-All Chic »

Rebecca Ray canvas totes

Look no further for the most stylish tote bags ever! Rebecca Ray American Couture has created an entire line of handbags and accessories around a love of the equestrian lifestyle – with a bit of canine appreciation thrown in for good measure – and quite…

Jul 30 2013 / By

Royal Ascot »


Royal Ascot is more than an annual race meet. Like our U.S. Kentucky Derby, it’s an athletic competition that has a fashion-show built-in. The meet, which runs June 18-22 at the Ascot Racecourse, just West of London in Berkshire County (details here) includes the prestigious…

Jun 5 2013 / By
More News

Tokyo Hosts 2020 Olympics »


Tokyo has been chosen by the International Olympic Committee to host the 2020 Summer Games, beating  Madrid and Istanbul. Voting took place Saturday, Sept. 7,…

Sep 7 2013 / By

Sport of Queens »

Bronze statue of the race horse Persimmon at the Sandringham Stud.

The Queen of England personally names all her Thoroughbreds. This was one of the tidbits revealed in a lengthy CNN article about Queen Elizabeth II’s…

Sep 7 2013 / By

Colvin Champ Junior Hunter »

Victoria Colvin accepts her hunter championship.

The best junior hunter riders on the east coast travelled to HITS on the Hudson in Saugerties, NY to compete in the 2013 US Junior…

Aug 1 2013 / By
Rodeo livermore-rodeo_5x4

Livermore Rodeo in the Pink

Tough enough to wear pink? That was the provocative question posed by the Livermore Stockmen’s Rodeo Association, which hosted a “Give Cancer the Boot” fundraiser as part of the 95th Annual Livermore Rodeo, June 7-9 in…

Jun 11 2013 By
Montgomery Clift sports a classic cowboy hat in The Misfits.

The Cowboy Hat

Where did the idea for the cowboy hat come from?. There are three answers to this question, each more provocative than the last. The textbook answer is that John Batterson Stetson invented the cowboy hat in…

May 22 2013 By
Saddle bronc champ Joaquin Real lets 'er rip on a Paint mount.

Branquinho Tops Cal Circuit

Already assured of his record eighth year-end title as the biggest winner on the 43-rodeo California Circuit, steer wrestler Luke Branquinho took top honors at the Oct. 19-21 Lancaster rodeo that was also the Ram California…

Oct 22 2012 By
Dressage London Olympic Games - Day 7

FEI to Review Dressage Judging

The FEI is holding a “test event” to review judging procedures for dressage freestyle competitions. Designed to increase consistency and accuracy in judging, this special event will take place on the premises of the German Equestrian…

Sep 10 2013 By
Tina Konyot and Calecto V perform their dressage test.

U.S. Dressage Third in Aachen

The U.S. Dressage Team marked their resurgence with a third-place finish in the Lambertz FEI Nations Cup at the Aachen CDIO5* in Germany on June 26. The team of Steffen Peters, Tina Konyot, Jan Ebeling and…

Jun 29 2013 By
Jan Ebeling and Rafalca perform a half pass

US to CDI-O5* in Aachen

Jan Ebeling, Shelly Francis, Tina Konyot and Steffen Peters have been selected by the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) to represent the U.S. Dressage Team at the Aachen CDIO5* held during CHIO Aachen in Germany, June…

May 23 2013 By
Eventing Tiana Coudray and Ringwood Magister hurtle down a water drop.

Germany Tops Aachen

Tiana Coudray and Ringwood Magister were the top U.S. finishers at the 2013 CHIO Aachen, where the local German team once again picked up the gold. Overall, the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team finished seventh and…

Jun 30 2013 By
William Coleman and Obos O'Reilly

Coleman, Dutton Top Bromont

U.S. riders William Coleman III and Phillip Dutton win the CCI3* and CIC3* divisions respectively at the 2013 Volvo CCI3* Bromont Three Day Event, The Todd Sandler Challenge, held June 6 to 9 at the Bromont…

Jun 10 2013 By
Tiana Coudray smiling aboard her grey horse, Ringwood Magister, as they compete cross country.

U.S. Eventers Head to Aachen

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named Tiana Coudray, Buck Davidson, Will Faudree and Clark Montogomery to represent the U.S. at the the Aachen CICO3* as part of the Land Rover Eventing Team. This marks…

May 31 2013 By
Racing Grey horse Lethal Force crosses the finish line at Ascot.

Triumph, Tragedy at Ascot

The Royal Ascot meet drew to a close with a joyous victory by Lethal Force in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes, but tragedy too as Thomas Chippendale died at the finish line in the earlier Hardwicke Stakes.…

Jun 22 2013 By
Palace Malice pounds down the homestretch flashing green and yellow silks.

Malice Fuels Belmont Victory

Palace Malice won the 145th Belmont Stakes on June 9. Preakness winner Oxbow finished second, and Kentucky Derby champ Orb third. Ridden by Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, Palace Malice was leading for most of…

Jun 10 2013 By
Athletes parade before spectators at the horsewalk at Ascot.

Royal Ascot a Regal Scene

The international racing scene heats up with U.S. fans getting front-row seats at the 2013 Royal Ascot meet, June 18-22, just West of London, not far from the iconic Windsor Castle. The 2011 Kentucky Derby winner…

Jun 4 2013 By

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