Mark Todd takes over the lead at Burghley

Stunning rides by Sir Mark Todd on Leonidas II and Lauren Kieffer on Veronica II have knocked Michael Jung from the lead after the second day of dressage at Burghley.

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Ride along with Mark Todd

I love the proliferation of helmet cams because they let me pretend to jump xc courses that I can’t even dream about! Here you can ride along with Mark Todd at the Saumur CCI2*, held in France two weekends ago.  Mark was riding Hezabrook and they finished 34th.

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Mark Todd wins fourth Badminton

Mark Todd won his first Badminton Horse Trials 31 years ago. Yesterday, he won his fourth, riding  NZB Land Vision in the 10-year old gelding’s first 4* event. At age 55, Todd is the oldest winner of the event. Todd, who retired from eventing in 2000 after the Sydney Olympics, returned to the sport in […]

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Pro riders, owners, their horses and now their lawyers.

After the euphoria that surrounded the World Equestrian Games and the spellbinding, or nail biting, performances by champions such as Moorlands Totilas and La Biosthetique-Sam FBW, the fallout has started. Because, guess what? For the owners, this is the best time for them to sell. For the riders? They may suddenly find themselves without their […]

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Burghley Starts Today

Burghley Horse Trials start today near Stamford, Lincolnshire, England. A fixture on the International eventing scene since 1961, Burghley has always had a reputation for being a tough course that is a true CCI****. By all accounts, this year’s course should make the Olympics look like a walk in the park.  While most of us […]

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