Always on the go, award-winning equestrian photojournalist Nancy Jaffer travels the globe to send you inside stories from the competitions she attends.
She tells it the way she sees it, which means she provides entertainment as well as on-the-spot information for readers.
World Equestrian Center Wows Equestrians and Tourists Alike
The World Equestrian Center (WEC) in Ocala, Florida, has been called the "best facility in the world" by top riders.
Roundup of the 2020 U.S. Hunter Jumper Association Annual Meeting
Highlights from this year's virtual meeting, including awards and rule change proposals
Diversity is a Work in Progress for the Equestrian Community
An action plan will help even the playing field for those who are under-represented in the sport
Helmet Research and Advancements in Design Aim to Improve Rider Safety and Education
Grant money used for helmet research will give riders the opportunity to benefit from better safety equipment, with improved helmet design, along with wider use of body protectors and air vests
Report from USHJA Annual Meeting: Wednesday, December 2
Highlights from today's sessions at USHJA's virtual annual meeting included a new Outreach Program for grassroots riders and training tips for the equitation ring.
Highlights From Toronto's Royal Winter Fair
First through third places in the Royal Winter Fair’s $210,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Toronto went to competitors under age 25.
At the National Horse Show, Young Winners Demonstrate That the Equestrian Future is Bright
From the ASPCA Maclay to the $225,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Lexington, 18-year-olds shone in the spotlight of the 136-year-old fixture
The Washington International Horse Show: An Event That Puts Horses in the Heart of the City
Olympian Laura Kraut finally claims the President’s Cup and the $136,300 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Washington.
Report from the $290,000 Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ at the Palm Beach Masters
The footing on home turf was great but a victory for the U.S. in the $290,000 Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ turned elusive under the Florida sun as Mexico and Israel made their mark
Report from the U.S. Hunter Jumper Association Annual Meeting
Top takeaways and highlights from the USHJA Annual Meeting
Report from the 2018 Royal Winter Fair in Toronto
McLain Ward, a regular at the Royal for more than two decades, won the grand prix there for the ninth time before a sold-out crowd that got its money’s worth of excitement.
Bulletin from the 2018 ASPCA Maclay Equitation Championship
Teenage riders were tested thoroughly in the quest to determine who would win one of the USA’s most coveted trophies, which wound up going to a Canadian.
Report from Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Lexington 2018
Beezie Madden soared on a wave of approval from her fans during a memorable grand prix night at the National Horse Show
Bulletin from the National Horse Show’s Hunter Classic
Perennial National Horse Show Leading Hunter Rider Scott Stewart once again swept the biggest titles in his division, this time adding the new $50,000 Hunter Classic to his honors.
Report from the Washington International Horse Show
It was a spectacular 60th anniversary for the Washington International Horse Show, with a fantastic President’s Cup grand prix, a cliffhanger of a puissance and plenty of entertainment for the family.
Report from the 2018 Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International
Fair Hill celebrated its 30th anniversary with thrilling cross-country rides and show jumping that offered the kind of excitement we always expect from the Maryland eventing fixture.
Final Report from the FEI World Equestrian Games at Tryon 2018
U.S. show jumping team gold medalist McLain Ward just missed out on a podium spot as a new name took individual gold
Report on the FEI World Team Jumping Championship Medals at Tryon 2018
In a jump-off unprecedented at a world championships, the U.S. won gold in a dramatic afternoon of thrilling competition
Report from Round One of the FEI World Team Jumping Championship at Tryon 2018
The Swiss continued as the leading nation in show jumping at the FEI World Equestrian Games in North Carolina, but the U.S. moved up from fourth to second this afternoon, as Germany jumped from eighth to third.
FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018: Show Jumping, Day One
Switzerland went to the team and individual lead after the one-round speed class, followed by the Netherlands and Brazil, with the U.S. less than a rail behind
Report from the Show-Jumping Training Session at the World Equestrian Games
U.S. horses and riders all looked ready for action as they took a look around the ring where show-jumping competition begins tomorrow
Report on the Eventing Show Jumping at the FEI World Equestrian Games
It’s back to the drawingboard for the U.S. eventing team after a disappointing conclusion to its efforts at the WEG, where the British squad took the gold.
FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018: Cross Country
The Mark Phillips-designed course proved a perfect world championships test, making for a day that was both safe and exciting, although less than lucky for the U.S. team
The World Equestrian Games: Official Kick Off and Predictions for Dressage, Eventing and Show Jumping Medals
As a hurricane threatened, the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games™ opened last night without the razzle-dazzle that usually introduces the compilation of world championships in eight disciplines.
McLain Ward Triumphs in the $250,000 Sapphire Grand Prix of Devon Again
The Devon Horse Show’s featured competition was chock full of show jumping stars, but yet again, McLain Ward shone brightest of them all
Report from the 2018 Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event
In a performance to remember, the energetic Boyd Martin won three out of four divisions at the Horse Park of New Jersey in a single action-packed weekend
Final Report from the 2018 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event
Show jumping took a dramatic turn at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event, with the overnight leaders having a bad day as a longshot waited for his chance.
Report: Cross Country Day at the 2018 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event
A beautiful but challenging cross-country course made a few changes in the top of the standings, but with the final phase of competition coming up, each of the key contenders has more than a desire to win—they all have their special reasons.
Report: Dressage Day Two at the 2018 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event
Where will Marilyn Little be sitting at the press conference for the top three after cross-country at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event—or will she be there at all? What does a win in the dressage phase of the Western Hemisphere’s only 4-star event really mean?
Report: Dressage, Day One at the 2018 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event
As expected, three-time Kentucky winner Michael Jung is at the top of the heap with one more day of dressage to go.
Report from the Horse Inspection at the 2018 Land Rover Kentucky Three Day Event
Seven horses held at the first horse inspection might be a record, but in the end, all except two got the nod to start in tomorrow’s dressage phase.