WEG2010 Eventing: Phillip Dutton vs. The Rest Of The World

Phillip Dutton – Rarely Out Of The Saddle When you start trawling through his results you start believing this man has more horses than the Terracotta Army (they have 520 according Wikipedia), and he really could take on the rest of the world. I gave up trying to analyse the potential of the American team for the…

WEG2010 Eventing: Brace Yourself – Ze Germans Are Coming

Chris Bartle – A lot to smile about now The German Eventing Team Selections will be announced in a few weeks time after their National Championships at Schenefeld (26-29 August), and I think they could have possibly the strongest team overall. Having a little German blood myself I’ve followed the ups and downs of the…

Is ‘Schooling In Public’ Justified For WEG Preparation?

In 3 out of every 4 years there is a big team championship (Olympics, WEG, Europeans [or other continentals]) run usually in September, and during the months July and August you will see a flurry of “Withdrawn After Dressage” or “Withdrawn After Showjumping” for the short listed horses in the bigger ticketed one and three…