I On The Horse

43rd Annual Hampton Classic Horse Show

As the 43rd Annual Hampton Classic Horse Show winds up for the year until its end on September 2nd, we’re taking a look back on the highlights of the first couple days of the massive New York equestrian event that brings horses, riders, and their trainers together at the end …

Tempel Lipizzan Horses: 60 Exciting Years in the U.S.

Celebrating 60 years in the United States, descendants of The Smiths hosted a fabulous Diamond Anniversary Gala Performance featuring their extraordinary Lipizzan horses in Wadsworth, Illinois. Originally from Austria and arriving in the U.S. in 1958, Tempel Smith and his horses made their new home in Wadsworth, IL and horseback …

Kentucky CSI3* Invitational Grand Prix

At the Kentucky CSI3* Invitational Grand Prix at the Land Rover Kentucky Three – Day Event t thousands of horse enthusiasts from across the country and around the world rose to their feet and gave Santiago Lambre a standing ovation as he guided showjumping horse Dingeman across the finish line …

International Jumping Competition

International Jumping Competition in Barcelona

I am highly looking forward to covering this year’s International Jumping Competition in Barcelona. This year will mark the organizations 107th show, with patrons flocking from all over the world to watch the incredible horsemanship and incredible feats. I’ve been involved with horses most of my life, but this is …

Hampton Classic 2017

The Hampton Classic 2017 in Bridgehampton, NY, is one of the most high-profile and elegant equestrian events in the nation. Held annually, it showcases the very highest levels of jumper competition and hosts the top tier of riders and horses from all over the world. The elegance of the Hampton Classic …

Saratoga Icons: The Whitney Stakes & Marylou Whitney

Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimney’s Gun Runner was the clear favorite to take home the $1.2 million purse at the 90th running of the Whitney Stakes at Saratoga Springs, New York this year. This fact, however, did not diminish the excitement of the race. The vibe at the racecourse was …

Cavalia’s Odysseo

Cavalia’s Odysseo: Under the White Big Top – Chicago

Rising 125 feet into the air, the White Big Top sits on the south lot of Chicago’s Soldier Field bearing more resemblance to an Arabian-style castle than a show tent. Imagined by French-Canadian creator and artistic director, Normand Latourelle, the Odysseo lakefront compound (five tents including stables) has captured the …

Qatar Airways Chicago Beach Polo Cup

Chicago’s North Avenue Beach will be home to the “King of Sports,” as the Qatar Airways Chicago Beach Polo Cup gets underway September 9 through 11. Make sure you’re following I On The Scene on social media as we will be on location covering the three-day tournament.   Polo stars from …

Hotel del Coronado and Polo America’s Beach Polo Cup Weekend

Located a few minutes away from downtown San Diego, Hotel del Coronado is a sophisticated, elegantly designed hotel at the edge of the Pacific that offers guests from all around the world an opportunity to experience an exhilarating stay. It is a unique destination surrounded by scenic ocean views and …

Top Six Horses To Ever Step On The Track At Saratoga Springs

The thoroughbred is the star of the Summer at the Spa, just as the New York City Ballet rules at SPAC. The horses are the racetrack’s life heartbeat. The task here is to list the best six of the top race horses to ever step on the track at Saratoga. …