Jumping and Eventing


Rider Education, Equipment, Course Design Considered at Eventing Risk Forum

January 21, 2008

Leaders in the sport of eventing are attempting to reach new heights in education, experimentation, data collection, and communication in their quest to reduce the risk of accidents among equestrian athletes. These were the main themes to emerge... Read More


Horse and Rider Die After Florida Jumping Accident

November 18, 2007

An British woman died after her horse stumbled during a cross-country jumping event and crushed her on Saturday.

Eleanor Brennan, 21, was competing in the 2007 Horse Trials, an international horse event, at the Florida Horse Park, a statement... Read More


Breyer Creating Model of Eventing Super Pony Theodore O'Connor

July 30, 2007

Breyer Animal Creations, The Theodore O'Connor Syndicate, LLC, and Sportponies Unlimited have announced that Theodore O'Connor, the pony who has caused a sensation in the eventing world, will be the latest international star to join the Breyer... Read More


FEI Tribunal Gives Decision on Tryon Rolex Case: Abuse, Without Intent

July 20, 2007

The FEI Tribunal has released its decision in the case of alleged horse abuse committed by Amy Tryon while participating in the cross-country phase of the 2007 Rolex Lexington Kentucky 4-Star Event, held April 28. Tryon's mount, Le Samurai, was... Read More


Specialized Lameness Evaluation for the Jumping Horse

July 05, 2007

Horses performing different jobs require specialized examinations for lameness, according to Philippe Benoit, DVM, French jumping team veterinarian from 1991 to 2000. Benoit presented his method for examining jumping horses at the 2006 American... Read More


New FEI Eventing Safety Group Holds First Meeting

June 26, 2007

The Fédération Equestre Internationale's new safety subcommittee held its first meeting on June 18 in London.

International rider and course designer David O'Connor chairs the group. Committee members include: Chris Bartle, international... Read More


Rolex Alleged Abuse Hearing Held; Decision Expected within 30 Days

June 25, 2007

According to a statement released today (June 25) by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the hearing in the case of alleged abuse at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event involving rider Amy Tryon was held earlier today.

Tryon's... Read More


Rolex Alleged Abuse Case Hearing Scheduled for June 25

June 03, 2007

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the international governing body for equestrian sport, announced Friday (June 1) that U.S. eventing rider Amy Tryon has requested a hearing regarding an incident of alleged abuse that occurred o... Read More


FEI Forming Permanent Eventing Safety Sub-Committee

May 13, 2007

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) released a statement earlier this week, stating that the organization is seriously concerned by the fatal accidents which have occurred in Eventing over the last months. Although the FEI does... Read More


Rolex: Safety Precautions in Place for Horses, Riders, and Spectators

May 01, 2007

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, sponsored by Farnam, is one of the most prestigious events in a potentially dangerous sport. An extensive medical support team for horses and humans works behind the scenes to keep the only four star event in the... Read More


FEI Investigating Rolex Cross Country Injury

May 01, 2007

An incident on the cross country course at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, sponsored by Farnam, on April 28, has attracted the attention of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI). Le Samurai, a 12-year-old bay Holsteiner/Thoroughbred... Read More


Bachman and Gryffindor Lead After Cross Country at Rolex

April 29, 2007

Nearly 47,000 people turned out for a spectacular day of cross country yesterday (April 28) at the 2007 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Farnam. A variation of last year's course greeted horses and riders, and at the end of a... Read More


Rolex Kentucky Won by Aussie

April 29, 2007

A press release from the International Sports Movement stated that Australian Clayton Fredericks won the 2007 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Farnam. U.S. riders Phillip Dutton and Karen O'Connor finish second and third,... Read More


Rolex Three-Day Event: Tryon and Le Samurai Take the Lead After Dressage

April 28, 2007

Day Two of dressage during the 2007 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Farnam, welcomed much drier skies than the previous day, and it provided a much nicer environment in which to wrap up the dressage phase and head into cross country... Read More


Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event: Ransehousen Leads on Day One of Dressage

April 27, 2007

Riders and spectators had the opportunity to bask in the traditional rain on the first two days of The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, Presented by Farnam. Spectators came prepared for the typical Rolex wet weather as they gathered to watch the... Read More


Action Starts at Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

April 26, 2007

Some 45 horses are set to start the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Farnam, on Thursday, April 26, after passing this afternoon's first veterinary inspection. The three-member ground jury decided after careful and lengthy... Read More


Rolex: Lexington Equine Hospitals to Provide Educational Events

April 23, 2007

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event returns to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington this week (April 26-29), and two area equine hospitals will be presenting veterinary lectures, demonstrations, and tours for spectators looking to get some... Read More


Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Coverage Available Live on the Web

April 17, 2007

Equestrian sports fans around the world will be able to watch the 2007 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Farnam, as it happens.

This year's Rolex Kentucky CCI****, returns to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., April... Read More


SmartPak to Repeat Rolex Course Walk

March 26, 2007

SmartPak will be repeating their popular Rolex Course Walk with Olympian Amy Tryon again this year. While most riders only dream of running a four-star course, the next best thing is experiencing it through the eyes and with the insights of an... Read More


NBC Television to Broadcast Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

March 16, 2007

NBC television will once again bring America's only Four Star Three-Day Event to a national television audience.

This year's Rolex Kentucky CCI****, an FEI Qualifying Competition for the 2008 Olympic Games, will... Read More


Changes in Store for 2007 Rolex Event

January 22, 2007

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, one of the world's most prestigious, action-packed equestrian events, is set to return to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., April 26-29. With its return come changes to the trade fair location and mor... Read More


Show Jumping Superstar Authentic Named 2006 Horse of the Year

January 17, 2007

At the final social event of the 2007 Annual Meeting in Louisville, Ky., the much-anticipated Farnam/Platform USEF Horse of the Year Awards celebrated the equestrian world's hardest working athletes--the horses--from across the spectrum of horse... Read More


Stadium Jumping Inc. Releases Official Statement on Wellington Outbreak

December 14, 2006

In light of the apparent outbreak of an infectious equine disease within the equestrian community of Wellington, Stadium Jumping, Inc. has announced that this weekend's AGA National Championship and the Christmas Festival Horse Show have been... Read More


Public Invited to Design a Show Jumping Fence for the 2008 Olympics

November 29, 2006

A fence design competition was launched Nov. 27, aiming to promote interest in the equestrian events at the 2008 Olympics, which will be held for the first time ever on Chinese soil, in Hong Kong.

The fences should convey the themes of... Read More


Show Jumping Legend Gem Twist Euthanatized at 27

November 21, 2006

Gem Twist, a legend of the show jumping circuit, was euthanatized Saturday, Nov. 18. According to a U.S. Equestrian Federation press release, the decision was made to euthanatize hm after he sustained a pulled muscle that rendered hi... Read More