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September 10, 2015

Throwback Thursday: George H. Morris Remembers A Special Chestnut Mare

A few weeks ago, I was flipping through bound volumes of the Chronicle from 1965, looking for a few photos to feature in this Throwback Thursday column. And I found this one, of the legendary George H. Morris on a chestnut mare named Triplicate.

George H. Morris on Triplicate. Photo by Tarrance Photos

September 8, 2015

Watch Michael Jung's Winning Burghley Cross-Country Ride

If you missed any of the Land Rover Burghley CCI**** (England) action over the weekend, have no fear. Burghley TV has posted individual videos of each of the rides in each phase. 

September 3, 2015

All Three U.S. Riders Through Burghley CCI**** First Jog

Stamford, England—Sept. 2  

Lynn Symansky updated her Facebook page with the news that Donner "had to jog twice due to his usual Deer antics," but was accepted by the ground jury of the Burghley CCI****. (You can read Symansky's blog about her journey to Burghley, "Headed To The Biggest, Baddest Four-Star.")

September 2, 2015

Throwback Thursday: Sara Kozumplik Murphy Just Kept Kicking To The Biggest Cross-Country Jump She's Ever Seen

Sara Kozumplik Murphy laughs softly as she recalls what went through her mind walking up to the Burghley Bounce Bank in 2002.

“You have to remember, I was really young then, so honestly, everything about Burghley was a bit overwhelming!” she said. “That fence was absolutely enormous and to this day it’s the biggest thing I’ve ever seen on a cross-country course, and I have a lot more experience now."

September 1, 2015

UPDATED: Young Jumper Winner Asked To Leave Hampton Classic

Hampton Classic Executive Director Shanette Barth-Cohen today confirmed that on Friday, Aug. 28, Devin Ryan, a competitor at the Hampton Classic, held Aug. 23-30 in Bridgehampton, N.Y., was banned from competing further at the show due to concerns about horse welfare violations.

“The Hampton Classic considers the welfare of the horse to be of utmost importance and has absolutely no tolerance for abuse. Our position on horse abuse and animal welfare is well known and clearly stated in our prize list,” read Barth-Cohen’s statement.

August 31, 2015

Go To Burghley With Laine Ashker!

U.S. eventer Laine Ashker is in England for the famed Land Rover Burghley CCI**** with her beloved Anthony Patch (or "Al"). And she's taking the Chronicle along for the ride via Instagram. She's the Chronicle's guest-grammer for the weekend!

Here's a photo gallery of her trip so far and make sure to follow the Chronicle on Instagram to not miss a thing all weekend!

August 24, 2015

What Do You Think? Cian O'Connor's Controversial European Championships Round

It's the jump crew dive heard 'round the world, as a member of the jump crew at the FEI European Championships was standing in the track as Ireland's Cian O'Connor galloped around the turn. It was the second round of the Nations Cup team competition, and O'Connor and Good Luck encountered the man on the turn to the 11th fence and then had the 11th fence down.

August 19, 2015

Throwback Thursday: Guess Who? 2.0

Can you identify these top pros from their younger years? (There's a link to the answers at the bottom of the page.)

And if you think this was fun, check out the first edition of this series!


August 19, 2015

The Answers To Throwback Thursday Guess Who? 2.0

Do you know who appeared in our Throwback Thursday: Guess Who? 2.0 feature? Below are the answers!

August 7, 2015

A First Look At The 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympic Test Event

The test event for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games is underway at the Deodoro Olympic Park, where the equestrian events of the Games will be held.

While this week’s test event—a CIC** with 13 riders—is limited to Brazilian horses, a total of 200 equestrian athletes will join 10,300 athletes from 206 National Olympic Committees at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, which run from Aug. 5-21 next year with 19 days of world-class sport in eventing, dressage and show jumping.

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