Tag: Plantation

Jun 26, 2020

Ride Between the Flags with Jennie Brannigan

After a spring season of uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, eventers were finally able to gallop out of the start box once again at the beginning of June, and the Plantation Field Horse Trials was one of the first events to take place after the suspension of competition was lifted.

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Jun 16, 2020 Volunteers

Volunteers Adapt to the New Normal

Plantation Field Horse Trials was one of the first events back out of the gate when the competition suspension was lifted at the beginning of the month, and that meant they were the guinea pigs for seeing what the new USEF COVID-19 Action Plan looked like in practice.

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Jun 10, 2020 Competitions

Through the Lens: The Return to Competition

After nearly three long months of waiting, eventers were finally able to return to competition this past weekend with three events taking place at River Glen in New Market, Tennessee; Feather Creek in Norman, Oklahoma; and Plantation Field in Unionville, Pennsylvania. The USEA attended the Plantation Field Horse Trials on Friday to observe the return to competition amid new restrictions put in place by the USEF to protect all in attendance from COVID-19.

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Jun 08, 2020 Competitions

The New Normal: Eventing in the Age of COVID-19

It’s been nearly three months since USEA recognized competitions were suspended in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, but this past weekend saw competitors returning to the field of play at three events across the country: River Glen in New Market, Tennessee; Feather Creek in Norman, Oklahoma; and Plantation Field in Unionville, Pennsylvania.

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Jun 05, 2020 Competitions

Weekend Quick Links: June 6-7, 2020

This is it! The weekend we've all been waiting for is finally here - the return to competition has arrived! After nearly three months of suspended competitions in light of the COVID-19 pandemic that has swept the country and the world, riders are shining up their boots and preparing to trot down the centerline. While our "new normal" will certainly look different than things did before the pandemic, these new regulations are in place for all our safety.

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Sep 24, 2019 Competitions

Through the Lens: 2019 Plantation Field International

It was a beautiful sunny weekend in Coatesville, Pennsylvania for the 2019 edition of Plantation Field International. With 53 starters in the CCI4*-S, it was the largest division Plantation Field has seen at that level in several years. Colleen Rutledge and Covert Rights ultimately walked away with the blue ribbon on a final score of 30.3 after one of just two double-clear rounds across Mike Etherington-Smith's cross-country course on Sunday.

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Sep 22, 2019 Competitions

Rutledge and Covert Rights Back On Top to Win the Plantation Field International CCI4*-S

Making the time proved to be the ticket to the top of the leaderboard today at Plantation Field International in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, with only three of the 53 horse-and-rider combinations in the CCI4*-S coming in under optimum time.

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Sep 21, 2019 Competitions

Erin Sylvester and Paddy the Caddy Take the Lead at Plantation Field International

Erin Sylvester and Paddy the Caddy (Azamore x Slamy) put in a double clear round over Marc Donovan’s show jumping course to move into the lead in the CCI4*-S at Plantation Field International in Coatesville, Pennsylvania and sit on their dressage score of 29.5 heading into the final phase of competition tomorrow.

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Sep 21, 2019 Volunteers

The Volunteers of Plantation Field International

“They are the Best. Volunteers. Ever,” said Bonnie Kibbie, volunteer coordinator for Plantation Field International, the event that’s often referred to as the "Best. Event. Ever." Plantation Field International is on September 18-22 in Unionville, Pennsylvania and this year, the event has a total of 218 competitors but will see even more volunteers.

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Sep 20, 2019 Competitions

Colleen Rutledge and Covert Rights Lead the Charge at Plantation Field International

Less than a month ago, Colleen Rutledge and Covert Rights (BFF Incognito x Let’s Get it Right), her 13-year-old Thoroughbred/Clydesdale gelding, placed second in the CCI4*-S at Great Meadow International. Now, they stand poised to improve their performance, this time at the Plantation Field International Horse Trials in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, as they sit in the lead of the CCI4*-S after dressage on a score of 26.3.

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Sep 18, 2019 Competitions

Fast Facts: 2019 Plantation Field International

Nestled in the hills of Chester County, Pennsylvania, The “Best. Event. Ever!” also known as Plantation Field International is celebrating 12 years this year. Competition gets underway bright and early tomorrow morning with dressage for the CCI3*-S and CCI2*-S A division. The CCI4*-S and CCI2*-S B division will perform dressage on Friday.

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