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Horse Shows and Competitions

Horse Illustrated readers attend shows and competitions in a variety of disciplines. If you want to keep up with news from major horse events and learn how to prepare your horse for an event, then enjoy this category within our archives. Topics include articles from competitors in various disciplines, winners of big events (e.g., national championships in various disciplines), ways to make competing fun, grooming for show-ring success, how to compete and maintain balance in life, how to showcase your horse at an event the best you can, and so much more. When you are an equestrian competitor, regardless of at what level, you are part of a unique lifestyle.

USA’s Roxanne Trunnell Breaks Paralympic Record in Stunning Night of Freestyle Displays

American Roxanne Trunnell broke the 9-year-old Grade I Paralympic Freestyle record today in Tokyo in a stunning Freestyle medal competition,…

2 months ago

U.S. Para Dressage Team Earns First-Ever Team Medal with Bronze at 2020 Tokyo Paralympics

The United States Para Dressage Team finished with the bronze medal at the conclusion of team competition at the 2020…

2 months ago

And the Team Medal Chase is On at the Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 in the Para Dressage Team Test to Music Grades I, II, and III

With day one of the para dressage team competition complete, the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics team medal winners remain impossible to…

2 months ago

Beatrice de Lavalette and Kate Shoemaker Have Good Showing for U.S. Para Dressage Team at 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games

The U.S. Para Dressage Team saw its first two combinations head down the center line at Equestrian Park in Tokyo,…

2 months ago

U.S. Para Dressage Team Passes First Horse Inspection Ahead of Competition at Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

The U.S. Para Dressage Team presented their horses for the First Horse Inspection of the Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 before…

2 months ago

Clicks and Flicks: How to Take Great Photos and Videos at Horse Shows

At small horse shows without professional photographers on site, it’s usually up to friends and family members to take all…

2 months ago

HI Tokyo Olympics Daily Update: USA Wins Silver, Sweden Gold in Show Jumping Team Final

Ten national teams took to the arena to take their turn around Santiago Varela’s colorful course in the team jumping…

2 months ago

HI Tokyo Olympics Daily Update: 10 Nations Qualify for Show Jumping Team Final

During the qualifier for the Olympic Team Jumping medals in Tokyo, the air was “so thick you could cut it…

3 months ago

U.S. Jumping Team Passes Second Horse Inspection in Preparation for Team Qualifier at Tokyo 2020

All four combinations of the U.S. Jumping Team passed the Second Horse Inspection at Equestrian Park in Tokyo, Japan, as…

3 months ago

HI Tokyo Olympics Daily Update: Great Britain Earns Back-to-Back Individual Olympic Gold in Show Jumping

Individual Gold in Show Jumping Five years ago in Rio de Janeiro, decorated British rider Nick Skelton stepped onto the…

3 months ago