In Memoriam: Tommy Brennan (IRL), 1940-2014 Jul24

In Memoriam: Tommy B...

Tommy Brennan, the legendary Irish Olympic event rider and championship course designer, has passed away after a short illness. He was 74. Tommy Brennan was born in Kilkenny on 29 January 1940 and grew up on the family farm at Dunnamaggin, where his love of horses started at an early age. He...

2014 North American Junior & Young Rider Championships Set to Host 216 Riders Jul12

2014 North American ...

With Opening Ceremonies just three days away, final preparations for the 2014 Adequan/FEI North American Junior & Young Rider Championships presented by Gotham North (NAJYRC) are in full swing. The Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that 216 Definite Entries have been received...

Lexington Students t...

About 150 students in the Summer Youth Employment Program in Lexington will get to observe the unique and varied careers associated with Kentucky’s horse industry this summer, thanks to a public-private partnership. Partners for Youth and Equestrian Events, Inc., organizer of the Rolex...

Plantation Field Ready To Foxtrot Into Seventh Year Jul10

Plantation Field Rea...

Plantation Field International Horse Trials celebrates the seventh year of its fall CIC3* competition in Unionville, Pennsylvania, the weekend of September 19-21, 2014. Plantation Field CIC3*, part of the Adequan USEA Gold Cup/PRO Tour Series, has made a name for itself as a premier event on...

Ten Things To Remember On International Helmet Awareness Day Jul10

Ten Things To Rememb...

July 12 marks the 5th annual Riders4Helmets International Helmet Awareness Day. Once again, Riders4helmets has teamed up with leading manufactures to offer special discounts on safety headgear. Hundreds of retailers in Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, the Netherlands, New Zealand,...

Resignation of Graeme Thom Jul08

Resignation of Graem...

Canadian Eventing Committee (CEC) has announced the resignation of Graeme Thom as chair of Canadian Eventing High Performance Committee, and in addition, the position of chef d’équipe for the Canadian Eventing Team heading to the World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France, later this...

Chief Executive Officer Sought for 2018 World Equestrian Games Jul08

Chief Executive Offi...

The CEO Selection Committee, comprised of three members of the Equine Canada Board and three members of the 2018 WEG Bid Committee, is currently recruiting for a CEO for the 2018 World Equestrian Games (WEG). For the first time in the history of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI),...

Equine Canada Announces Corrections To Eventing List For WEG Jul08

Equine Canada Announ...

The Canadian Eventing Committee announces a corrected list of named Team riders and alternates for the World Equestrian Games (WEG) 2014 to be held in Normandy, FRA, August 28-31, 2014. Named to the Team (in alphabetical order) are: Rider / Hometown / Horse / Owner Peter Barry / Dunham, QC /...

Riders4Helmets Announces International Helmet Awareness Day 2014 Jul08

Riders4Helmets Annou...

Riders4Helmets.com has teamed up with leading helmet manufacturers to once again host International Helmet Awareness Day 2014 on Saturday July 12th. Building on the success of International Helmet Awareness Day 2013, participating retailers all over the world will be offering discounts on...

R. Bruce Duchossios 1950-2014 Jul04

R. Bruce Duchossios ...

Equestrian sport mourns the loss of horseman R. Bruce Duchossios, who passed away on July 2, 2014 following a long battle with cancer. “We will all deeply miss Bruce,” responded USEF President Chrystine Tauber at the news of his death. “He contributed so much as a...