Always on the go, award-winning equestrian photojournalist Nancy Jaffer travels the globe to send you inside stories from the competitions she attends.
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Top takeaways and highlights from the USHJA Annual Meeting
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.
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.
Beezie Madden soared on a wave of approval from her fans during a memorable grand prix night at the National Horse Show
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.
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.
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.
U.S. show jumping team gold medalist McLain Ward just missed out on a podium spot as a new name took individual gold
In a jump-off unprecedented at a world championships, the U.S. won gold in a dramatic afternoon of thrilling competition
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.
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
U.S. horses and riders all looked ready for action as they took a look around the ring where show-jumping competition begins tomorrow
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.
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
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.
The Devon Horse Show’s featured competition was chock full of show jumping stars, but yet again, McLain Ward shone brightest of them all
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
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.
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.
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?
As expected, three-time Kentucky winner Michael Jung is at the top of the heap with one more day of dressage to go.
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.
The many fans of George Morris enjoyed a treat at the Century Link Center, where the legend offered instruction in his unique style
HITS President and CEO Tom Struzzieri reveals plans for a new championship outside of Syracuse.
Re-live all the excitement from the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Ocala, the final qualifier for the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final in Paris.
The highlight of the Live Oak International was the $100,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Ocala that wrapped up the four-day show, and this year it proved to be quite a challenge.
A victory at the Live Oak International took Kristen Vanderveen from nowhere in the standings to a spot at the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Finals in Paris.
Charlie Jacobs shares his favorite gymnastic exercises, designed to put him on the same page as his horse when he arrives at a competition after spending part of the week in his office.
Take a look at the action from the four-day CP Palm Beach Masters presented by Sovaro, where the highlight was the $220,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Wellington.
Margie Engle was third in the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Wellington yesterday with Royce, the personality-plus 14-year-old stallion by Café Au Lait.
Daniel Coyle could be a contender for a berth at the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final in Paris during April after a victory at the CP Palm Beach Masters presented by Sovaro
A total of 57 entries faced a stern test set by course designer Alan Wade in the qualifier for the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Wellington
Olympic multi-medalist Beezie Madden shares a favorite gymnastic ‘jumping’ exercise.
The national governing body for equestrian sport, branded as U.S. Equestrian, is in a whirlwind of accomplishment with plenty yet to come.
The U.S. Equestrian Federation drops high profile charges because of a mistake by its drug testing laboratory.