Posts referencing the sport of Eventing, professionally or casual, riders or horses and including specific events.
Ingrid Klimke receives her Individual Gold medal. Photo Courtesy equipe-foto.de Ingrid Klimke, 49, won her first individual gold medal at the FEI European Eventing Championship in Poland this week. Ingrid competed with her 13-year-old Oldenburg gelding, Horseware Hale Bob OLD, aka “Bobbie”. In addition to the individual gold medal, Ingrid won silver as [...]
Riding horses when you’re “of a certain age” can be a bit unnerving but we do it because we love it. We find a way to mitigate our physical limitation and shut down that voice in our heads trying to psych us out. Yes, it’s a long way to the ground. Yes, the ground is hard. [...]
Eventing began at the turn of the last century. Each phase was designed as a test to demonstrate the abilities of horse and rider; dressage a showcase of the horse’s elegance and obedience to rider, cross country a grueling test of stamina and courage and show jumping to prove the horse’s fitness. In 1912, eventing became [...]