Jumping and Eventing
April 23, 2009
A field of 50 horses is set to compete in the 2009 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, which starts today. Riders presented 52 horses at Wednesday's horse inspection, but two riders decided to withdraw their mounts after the three-member ground jury... Read More
April 21, 2009
The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, set to return to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., April 23-26, will feature 54 of the world's best horses and riders from nine countries, all vying for their share of $250,000 in prize money and a... Read More
March 28, 2009
SmartPak is offering attendees another special opportunity to learn from top riders at the 2009 Rolex Kentucky CCI**** when they hold their 5th consecutive Course Walk on Thursday, April 23rd. Attendees will get the opportunity to see the... Read More
March 24, 2009
Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital will host special tours April 22-24, for visitors during the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event. Tour guests will be guided through the state-of-the-art facility and observe surgery, diagnostic imaging, and podiatry... Read More
March 07, 2009
In general, event horses are subject to tendon and ligament injuries, lacerations and trauma, hyperthermia (overheating), hypoxia (low oxygen), tying-up, electrolyte depletion, exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage, and other speed-related problems.... Read More
February 16, 2009
As a result of construction projects at the Kentucky Horse Park, Equestrian Events Inc. has announced some major changes for the 2009 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. Scheduled for April 23-26, the event typically draws more than 100,000... Read More
December 22, 2008
The panel of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) Tribunal has rendered its final decision in the prohibited substance case involving the horse Camiro ridden by Tony Andre Hanse... Read More
December 04, 2008
The Horse Trust, a U.K. equine welfare organization, has announced that based on recent research the group funded, some cross-country course designers are putting horses at risk for damaging falls by incorporating "potentially dangerous"... Read More
November 28, 2008
Dobbin, owned and ridden by Dover Saddlery employee Corinne Ashton, has been named 2008 Horse of the Year by the United States Eventing Association.
Dobbin, a 14-year-old Thoroughbred gelding is owned and ridden by Corinne Ashton who... Read More
August 21, 2008
Two unusual delays marred Round B, the final round of the 2008 Olympic individual jumping competition, in Hong Kong Aug. 21. The first was a heavy-set man wearing only a pink tutu and black shoes, sporting an advertising slogan inked on his chest.... Read More
August 18, 2008
A first individual qualifying round that produced mostly clear, clean rounds might have lulled the jumper riders into a false sense of security at the 2008 Olympic Games in Hong Kong.
There were few penalty-free rounds Aug.17, the firs... Read More
August 14, 2008
A total of 87 Jumping horses were presented for veterinary inspection at the Olympic equestrian venue in Sha Tin, Hong Kong. All passed with flying colors, with no visitors to the holding box.
There were three changes to the Olympic Jumping... Read More
August 13, 2008
The British Olympic Association and the British Olympic Equestrian Team have decided to withdraw Portofino 63, ridden by Michael Whitaker, from the show jumping competition due to lameness.
The team veterinarian has carried out an extensive... Read More
August 12, 2008
Germany had a big night Tuesday in equestrian competition, taking gold medals in both team and individual eventing.
Hinrich Romeike won the individual title, scoring 54.2 penalty points on Marius to edge the American silver-medalist Gina Miles... Read More
August 07, 2008
The French eventing squad suffered a heavy blow Aug. 7 with the news that Jean Teulere's star performer Espoir de la Mare has been withdrawn from the 2008 Olympic Games on veterinary advice.
The 16-year old gelding aggravated an old... Read More
June 10, 2008
Officials with the U.S. Eventing Association (USEA) and U.S. Equestrian Federation (USEF) collected input from the equestrian community on ways to improve eventing safety at a summit on June 7-8. Proposed solutions range from required... Read More
May 28, 2008
Fans share their memories of Teddy and offer their condolences to his owners.... Read More
May 23, 2008
The Equestrian Aid Foundation (EAF) has established a fund for Laine Ashker, an eventer who was injured on April 26 during the cross-country phase at the Rolex International Kentucky Three-Day Event in Lexington, Ky. The EAF fund will assist... Read More
May 23, 2008
The story of a multimillion-dollar show jumping stallion allegedly stolen from his stall has horse enthusiasts and conspiracy theorists scratching their heads.
Capone 1, a 12-year-old Holsteiner stallion owned by the investment syndicate... Read More
May 14, 2008
The rider seriously injured when her horse crashed into a fence at the Rolex Three-Day Event in Lexington was released from the hospital on Tuesday.
University of Kentucky Hospital spokeswoman Whitney Hale said 24-year-old Laine Ashker was... Read More
May 08, 2008
NBC has announced that it will re-air its coverage of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event in its entirety on Saturday, May 24 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT. The initial airing of the program on May 4 had to be shortened when the National Hockey League... Read More
May 04, 2008
NBC will broadcast the highlights of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event today. The hour-long broadcast will take place from 5-6:00 p.m., EDT.
Phillip Dutton, of West Grove, Pa., captured this year's title aboard Connaught. Dutton, 44, had... Read More
April 28, 2008
A rider injured when her horse crashed into a fence during the Rolex Three-Day Event remained hospitalized in critical condition on Monday.
Laine Ashker, 24, suffered multiple broken ribs, a badly broken jaw, a broken clavicle and scapula,... Read More
April 28, 2008
Equestrian Laine Ashker, 24, was seriously injured Saturday during the cross-country portion of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. Her horse, Frodo Baggins, was euthanized.
Ashker's family released the following statement:
"First and... Read More
April 27, 2008
The Quiet Man, a 12-year-old Irish gelding, was euthanized today after sustaining an injury during the cross-country portion of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day event. The horse, ridden by Sarah Hansel, fractured his distal scapula and the shoulder... Read More
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