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Hey Globetrotters, did you know that an FEI Classics Series three-day event happens right in our backyard every year? Right in Adelaide’s backyard, to be precise! Every November, the parklands that circle Adelaide’s CBD are taken over by this internationally significant equestrian competition. Three-day eventing, commonly called eventing, originated as a way to test military […]

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A little over a week ago, the world witnessed the spectacle of His Royal Highness Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle’s wedding. And while the wedding was just beautiful, to myself and no doubt all the other horse-mad people out there, the carriage procession through Windsor afterwards with the stunning horses and their shiny […]

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The Badminton Horse Trials is held annually in the first week of May and showcases the elite eventers of the equestrian world! It is one of the toughest events in the eventing calendar and sees plenty of thrills, spills and amazing horse feats and displays of horsemanship. This year the winner was Jonelle Price riding ‘Classic […]

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The Philippaerts are a Belgium family who has horse riding and show jumping in their blood! Ludo Philippaerts was a showjumping wizard and his wife Veronique was a master in the dressage arena before they had their four sons (Olivier, Nicola, Thibault and Anthony) to carry on their name in the equestrian world. Their passion […]

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The Dalecarlian horse is a traditionally carved wooden horse from the Swedish province of Dalarna. These cute little horses have become not only a symbol of the area they were originally made in but of Sweden itself. Although there are several different styles and colours that are painted onto these horses, there is one that […]

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The Mongol Derby is a 1,000 kilometre race across Mongolia’s Steppe and is known for its gruelling days of hard riding to meet each checkpoint. This year, four Australian polo players are taking on the trek in the name of MS research and for an influential man in their lives. The polo players are none […]

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Welcome to the world of polo and the World Polo Championships! While Princes William and Harry might enjoy a chukka or two, there are many other famous polo players from all over the world and when they come together to play with or against one another at the World Polo Championships it’s a sight to […]

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The Uffington White Horse is a HUGE stylised prehistoric horse trenched into the English countryside and filled with white chalk. How big you ask? The horse has been measured to be over 110 METRES long! You can find this gigantic horse while strolling past White Horse hill, which is eight kilometres from the local village […]

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This is a must-see show for all equine enthusiasts Cavalia is your one-stop-shop equestrian theatrical show that will blow your mind! I have been lucky enough to witness the horsemanship in the show myself and my jaw just dropped at the first act. But how did this amazing idea first come to light? The Cavalia […]

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Bonjour Madame and Monsieur and welcome to the Route du Poisson (say that in your best French accent)! Also known as Fish Road, this 300-kilometre horse race through the French countryside is a popular carriage event that occurs every two years along the road of Mareyeuses de Boulogne to Compiègne. It is not a trek […]

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