Wilton Fair Grant Winner Madeline Backus Arrives in the UK


Madeline Backus, the inaugural recipient of the Wilton Fair Grant, has arrived in England and will spend the 2018 season working with Irish international rider Austin O’Connor at Attington Stud in Thame, Oxfordshire. Madeline traveled with her horses, P.S. Arianna and P.S. On Top of the World, and all arrived safely.

Middleburg Orange County Pony Club to Run The Middleburg Horse Trials at Great Meadow Field Events Center in The Plains in 2018


The Middleburg Horse Trials is excited to announce that it will change venues to run at the historic and beautiful Great Meadow Field Events Center in The Plains for 2018. The Middleburg Horse Trials is organized by Middleburg Orange County Pony Club (MOCPC) as a fundraiser for its club. 

Ten Tips for Volunteering as a Dressage Scribe


Volunteering is a great way to be involved in horse sports, whether you are an active competitor who wants to give back or you are a horse enthusiast who just wants to be involved. Every competitor in eventing must ride a dressage test, and every dressage judge at a horse trials or three-day event is required to have a scribe to write down their comments and scores during each ride so that they can focus on the horse and rider i

Roberts and Kelecyn Cognac Sweep Red Hills International Adequan USEA Gold Cup Advanced


The leaderboard may have shuffled around a bit as rails dropped all across Chris Barnard’s show jumping course this afternoon in the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Advanced division, but no one could touch Waylon Roberts and Anthony Connolly and L. Skey Levely’s 15-year-old Thoroughbred gelding, Kelecyn Cognac (Fusaichi Pegasus x Dreamland) who led the division from start to finish.

Sewanee Eventing Team Thriving in Tennessee


Founded in 2016, the Sewanee Eventing Team is comprised of nine members and lead by coach Karine Gordy. Located on a 13,000 acre campus, Sewanee's equestrian facility is equipped with outdoor and indoor arenas, a 32-stall school barn and a 16-stall boarder barn with heated wash racks, laundry facilities, and tack rooms, as well as sizable paddocks and extensive trails.

Little and RF Scandalous Lead Adequan USEA Gold Cup CIC3*; Dutton and Roberts Tie in the Advanced on Dressage Day at Red Hills International


Three ladies sit at the top of the leaderboard after the first day of competition in the Adequan USEA Gold Cup CIC3* at the Red Hills International Horse Trials. Marilyn Little and RF Scandalous (Carry Gold x Richardia), Jacqueline Mars, Robin Parsky, and Phoebe and Michael Manders’ 13-year-old Oldenburg mare, laid down a commanding test shortly before the lunch break to take the lead on a score of 25.6.


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