Tag Archives: Eventing

Team Tinney

August 31st, 2015 at 1:43 am We see them out there competing, all decked out in their green and gold, but rarely do we see what goes on behind the scenes to produce an Olympic combination. Continue reading Read Article

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Eventing with William Fox-Pitt: Part Three

August 26th, 2015 at 3:52 pm The first two parts of this series saw William putting in the groundwork for the higher levels. We looked at teaching young horses to think for themselves - in a way that has them working with you, not against you. William taught from a premise of common sense – by establishing good habits and taking your time on the flat, you’ll have your controls sorted out for jumping and cross-country as well. Continue reading Read Article

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Eventing with William Fox-Pitt: Part Two

August 6th, 2015 at 11:18 am Although the focus at Equitana is on getting more bang for your buck, I can’t help but appreciate the specialist clinics being charged as a separate ticket. That way you end up with a crowd of people who genuinely want to be there, and William had them hanging on his every word. Continue reading Read Article

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IAHP Rider of the Month – August 2015

August 3rd, 2015 at 9:00 am Nice at Luhmühlen to be matching it with the best of the Germans? “It really was, we’ve always thought a lot of Graf Liberty, and he did so well – very happy.” Was it a soft cross country track or were … Continue reading Read Article

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Eventing with William Fox-Pitt: Part One

July 24th, 2015 at 2:11 am "I never expected or dreamed of a career as a top event rider.” These are the words that open William Fox-Pitt’s autobiography, What Will Be. Strange, considering he’s now topped the World rankings three times and the British list eight times. You would also be surprised to find he’s not some pompous English prat, high on the success of his illustrious career, but a true gentleman, rather well spoken, and somehow still humble. Continue reading Read Article

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Eventing: Managing & treating emergencies after cross country

July 9th, 2015 at 10:58 am Eventing is a supreme all-round test of a horse’s athletic abilities. What is the role of the official veterinary team at an event? Continue reading Read Article

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Sydney Three Day Event: Mike Etherington Smith & Stuart Tinney

June 17th, 2015 at 2:05 pm Talking eventing course building with Stuart Tinney and Mike Etherington-Smith... Continue reading Read Article

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Event horses, accidents and collection… is there a connection?

June 9th, 2015 at 3:36 pm Eventing is in a state of flux: what will the courses of the future looking like? How will the Olympic Games be structured? Will the new four star test work? Some of the world's experts have their say... Continue reading Read Article

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Badminton – What happened this time?

June 1st, 2015 at 9:38 am Six time Badminton winner, Lucinda Green analyses the course at the 2015 Badminton Horse Trials... Continue reading Read Article

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Blyth Tait – Teacher

May 27th, 2015 at 11:29 am Blyth Tait is one of eventing’s genuine legends. A rider who produced two eventing megastars, and half a dozen stars, a rider who won a World Championship, and an Olympic Gold medal. Continue reading Read Article

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