The Stone Gate Farm Horse Trials (September 14-15) in Hanoverton, Ohio will be accepting post entries through September 3, 2019. Any entries made after closing date (August 27) must be made and paid for via Xentry and will be assessed a $25 late fee. On-grounds stalls are still available.
Due to lack of entries, the USEA Young Event Horse and New Event Horse classes have been canceled. The USEA Future Event Horse classes (yearlings to 4-year-olds) will begin at approximately 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 14. Remember if you are using this as a qualifier for the FEH Championships, you must enter the Championships which closes before this competition. If you do not receive a qualifying score you will receive a full refund for the Championships.
Show Jumping schooling rounds begin at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 14. Online sign-up is available on the SGF website.
All horse trials divisions (Starter through Preliminary) will take place on Sunday, September 15.
For more information go to www.stonegatefarm.org
Like most professionals, I tend to do gridwork for most of the winter, before transitioning to coursework through the competition season. I find this exercise to be a good middle ground exercise as you have a little bit of a gymnastic combined with two easy bending exercises to set you up well for doing courses.
In 1993, Stephen Bradley had something to prove. It was the year after the Barcelona Olympic Games where Bradley had two unexpected refusals at the water complex. “It was very disappointing and a huge learning curve for me,” said Bradley. Little did he know, his path to redemption would result in winning the Burghley Horse Trials CCI4* (now CCI5*-L) – a victory so great that only two Americans have achieved: Bruce Davidson Sr. in 1974 and Bradley in 1993.
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has approved additional modifications to the USEF Rules For Eventing in accordance with a resolution approved by the Board of Directors to address issues related to the effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The full listing of rule modifications related to COVID-19 impacts can be viewed by clicking here.
It is with great disappointment and sadness that we announce the cancellation of the 2020 Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials due to the coronavirus outbreak.