Cross-Country Courses – Part III

Horsecity also spoke with John Williams, a recognized AHSA "R" Combined Training Course Designer. A past member of the U.S. Equestrian Team, he is an active competitor in the sport. Williams also has the added advantage of holding a B.F.A. from the Rochester Institute of Technology, School forHorsecity also spoke with John Williams, a recognized AHSA "R" Combined Training Course Designer. A past member of the U.S. Equestrian Team, he is an active competitor in the sport....

USEF Names Eventing Team for 2011 Pan American Games

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named 2011 Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the Pan American Games. The Pan American Games will take place in Guadalajara, Mexico, October 14-30, 2011.The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named 2011 Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the Pan American Games. The Pan American Games will take place in Guadalajara, Mexico, October 14-30, 2011.

A bad break works in O’Connor’s favor at rain-soaked Radnor Hunt CCI**

Last fall when 1996 Olympian Mara DePuy won the Morven Park CCI* on her youngster Nicki Henley it seemed clear that he was going to be a star for the future. But then this summer DePuy suffered a bad accident while competing at the Stuart Horse Trials and broke her ankle in several places. Grounded, but with a fancy youngster that was fit and ready to go, DePuy opted to search out a jockey for the fall season. Not everybody has the option of picking an Olympic gold medallist for their horse,...

Training the Young Event Horse, Part Two

In Part One of our training journey, top event trainer Paul Ebersole discussed the basic skills needed by the young event horse in order to begin competing. In Part Two Ebersole will continue to discuss the basics, and we'll introduce the basics of cross-country. Without question, cross-country is the heart of the sport of eventing. However, in a practical training sense it is only one the phases a horse must master. We've already mastered our flatwork, ...In Part One of our training journey,...