Posts tagged as: eventing

U.S. Eventers Head to Aachen

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

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 the first time the United States has fielded an eventing team to compete at the prestigious German competition, taking […]

Dressage Day at Saumur

Hannah Sue Burnett and her bay horse Harbor Pilotcompete in the dressage phase of three-day eventing.

Competition officially kicked off May 23 at the Saumur CCI3* in France as 17 combinations performed their dressage tests. U.S. entries and Land Rover Competition Grant recipients Hannah Sue Burnett and Marilyn Little rose to the occasion as they propelled themselves into the top five on the first day of competition. Burnett (The Plains, VA). […]

Morris Main Event at USEF

Joanie Morris, USEF

The United States Equestrian Federation has named Joanie Morris managing director of eventing. Morris spent the past five years as the USEF’s high performance communications director. The news was first reported on the website EventingNation.com, which characterized the appointment as part of the “sweeping changes” that would take place as David O’Connor segues into his […]

Alliston’s Way at Galway

James Alliston and Tivoli on the cross country course.

James Alliston is his own toughest competition. The Castro Valley, CA-based rider finished first, second and sixth at the Galway Downs International Three-Day Event CCI 3* that took place  Nov. 1-4 in Temecula. In fact, the 27-year-old Alliston has become something of a legend at Galway, which has offered a CCI3* for the past three […]

Billys, Flettner Fly at Galway

Lauren Billys and Ballingowan Ginger jump cross country at Galway Downs.

With a fast cross-country round, Lauren Billys of Visalia, CA, grabbed the lead in the CCI2* on Ballingowan Ginger and held on in the show jumping, despite lowering one rail (54.8). Her score was enough to better Zachary Brandt on Cavallino Cocktail (57.5) and Bea di Grazia on Lad’s Night Out (60.5). Byllis won $2,000 […]

US finishes fifth on XC

The USA's Phillip Dutton and Mystery Whisper on course for cross country.

The U.S. Olympic Eventing Team climbed into fifth place with three strong cross country rounds around Sue Benson’s testing cross country course against the stunning backdrop of Greenwich Park. Germany continues to lead the team effort on a score of 124.7 followed closely by Great Britain (130.2) and Sweden (131.4). New Zealand is on a […]

Cross Country Olympic Wild Ride!

Phillip Dutton and Mystery Whisper looking very forward on course in Greenwich.

Great Britain just may pull off Olympic Gold on home turf! Germany has a narrow lead after cross country eventing ― 124.70 to 130.20 ― the difference of a few show jumping penalties. No one can doubt after Great Britain’s full-throttle performance Monday that they are serious about winning this. In fact, with a rather […]

Olympic Eventing Kicks Off

Boyd Martin and Otis Barbotiere do an extended trot

Greenwich, UK -  2012 Olympic equestrian competition got underway today  with Eventing Dressage, which featured three of the five American horses. Boyd Martin was the very first rider in the ring on Otis Barbotiere and made the most of his first Olympic experience, having the best test of the horse’s career so far. The venue […]

Cal Riders Main Event at Rebecca Farm

Kristi Nunnink and R-Star accept their first place honors, including a bouquest of red roses, for their win.

Kristi Nunnink and R-Star topped the CIC3* competition at The Event at Rebecca Farm this weekend, the first among three California riders to top the leaderboard at the USEA competition in Kalispell, MT, July 12-15. After leading each event in the three-day competition, Nunnink (Auburn, CA) and her 11-year-old U.S.-bred Holsteiner mare performed a near-flawless […]

Tryon death ruled overdose

Amy Tryon on the dark bay horse Coal Creek.

The King County medical examiner’s office in Seattle says Olympic equestrian Amy Tryon died of an accidental drug overdose, the Associated Press reports. KING-TV reports the medical examiner’s report says she died of an acute combined opiate overdose, including Oxycodone. The 42-year-old former firefighter and eventing champion died April 12. Tryon rode for the U.S. […]

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