Eventing News

Apr 21, 2024

How to Watch the Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event

It's one of the biggest weeks in eventing, and while thousands of eventing enthusiasts have flocked to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, for the 2024 Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event, thousands more will be tuning in from across the globe will be watching from home. Are you one of those who will be watching from afar? We've got the all the info you need to watch the livestream

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Apr 20, 2024 Eventing News

Klugman's Returning to Kentucky on a Special Mare

Ema Klugman completed a fairy tale story in 2021 at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event when she made her five-star debut with the Thoroughbred/Saddlebred Bendigo, who she came up the levels with from Pony Club to Advanced. As Ben was heading into the later years of his career with Klugman, she purchased Bronte Beach, a Zangersheide mare (Verdi TN x Dalphine), in 2017 as a 5-year-old to follow in his footsteps.

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Apr 19, 2024 Eventing News

Meet the Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event CCI5*-L Field

There are some familiar names and new faces on the five-star roster for this year's Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event. Which horses have had recent top placings? Which riders have seen success at the Kentucky Horse Park in previous years? Which horse is called "Grandpa" by his rider and which one was purchased for $1?

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Apr 15, 2024 Eventing News

USEF Announces Defender U.S. Eventing Team for Chatsworth CCIO4*-NC-S

The United States Equestrian Federation has announced the four combinations from the European Development Tour selected to represent the Defender U.S. Eventing Team at the FEI Eventing Nations Cup Great Britain CCIO4*-NC-S. The event will take place during the Chatsworth International Horse Trials in Bakewell, England, from May 17-19.

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Apr 15, 2024 Eventing News

Defender Kentucky Five-Star Entries Down to 36

The five-star field for the 2024 Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event has narrowed, with 11 riders having withdrawn since entries were released on March 28. As of April 21, the following pairs have pulled their entries: Grace Taylor, Tamie Smith, Rosalind Canter, Sydney Solomon, Emily Hamel, Phillip Dutton, Jessica Phoenix, Nicolai Aldinger, James Alliston, Meghan O'Donoghue, and Boyd Martin.

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Apr 11, 2024 Eventing News

Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event Draw Order Released

The Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event draw order is out, and 42 pairs are set to start, down from the original entry list of 47.

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Apr 10, 2024 Eventing News

US Equestrian Announces Eventing Athletes for 2024 European Development Tour

US Equestrian is pleased to announce the athlete-and-horse combinations that have been selected for the U.S. Eventing European Development Tour for the spring of 2024. USEF Eventing Emerging and Development Coach Leslie Law will guide the combinations as they experience team competition in Europe.

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Apr 09, 2024 Eventing News

Through the Lens: 2024 Stable View CCI4*-S

The Stable View CCI4*-S, held April 5-6 in Aiken, South Carolina, was an exciting preview of what's to come in three weeks' time at the Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event, with several top pairs getting their final prep runs in.

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Apr 06, 2024 Eventing News

No One Can Catch Commando 3 at Stable View CCI4*-S

There was a feeling of excitement in the air today at Stable View as some of the country’s top riders took a spin around Helen West’s CCI4*-S cross-country course in their final preparations for the Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event in three weeks’ time.

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Apr 05, 2024 Eventing News

Martin and Commando 3 Start the Season Off Strong at Stable View CCI4*-S

Boyd Martin has big aspirations for Commando 3 this year, including a trip to the Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event for the ultra-competitive CCI4*-S, and he’s off to a strong start this weekend at the Stable View CCI4*-S, leading the division after dressage and show jumping.

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Mar 29, 2024 Eventing News

Tamie Smith the Star So Far at Galway Downs International Horse Trials CCI4*-S

Tamie Smith and her 2023 Land Rover Kentucky CCI5*-L champion partner Mai Baum established a distant lead in dressage at the Galway Downs CCI4*-S on Thursday, scoring a 23.0.

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