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Kirk Webby Leaves His Mark on Vermont Summer Festival

Kirk Webby won his second grand prix of the Vermont Summer Festival season in the $30,000 Battenkill Grand Prix, presented by Hampton Inn & Suites Manchester, riding Brando du Rouet. Photo by Andrew Ryback Photography New Zealand Olympian Kirk Webby’s win in the $30,000 Battenkill Grand Prix, presented by Hampton Inn & Suites Manchester, on Saturday, July 13, secured him…

Ferrigno and Cleopatra’s Smile Claim Overall Grand Champion 3’6″

At United States Equestrian Federation Junior Hunter National Championship - East Coast

Ellie Ferrigno and Cleopatra’s Smile, Overall Grand Champions 3’6″ and Best Mare. ©Anne Gittins The 2019 United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Junior Hunter National Championships – East Coast concluded with Ellie Ferrigno and Cleopatra’s Smile claiming the Overall Grand Championship in the 3’6’’ section with a total score of 258.00 points on Tuesday, July 9, at the Brandywine Horse Show in…

Adam Prudent and Romeo de Villaret Dominate in the $134,000 Adequan® CSI 3* Grand Prix at TIEC

Adam Prudent and Romeo de Villaret©Sportfot Adam Prudent and Romeo de Villaret prevailed in the $134,000 Adequan CSI 3* at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC), stopping the jump-off timers at 42.412 seconds. Fernando Cardenas Jr. and Quincy Car, a 2004 Oldenburg stallion owned by Fernando and Meredith Cardenas, followed with a second-place performance of 49.35 seconds in the short course….

Seals and Wynne Steal the Show at USHJA Green Hunter Incentive South Regional Championship

Once again, the North Carolina Hunter Jumper Association (NCHJA) played host to the U.S. Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) Green Hunter Incentive South Regional Championship at the NCHJA Annual Show on June 26-30 at the Governor James B. Hunt, Jr. Horse Complex. After two rounds of competition in both the 3’/3’3” and 3’6”/3’9” sections, Peg Seals and Chris Wynne finished on…

Will Coleman Captures Inaugural Advanced Division at MARS Essex Horse Trials

Will Coleman and Obos O’Reilly(© i{mpack}t studio photography) It was a weekend of horsepower at the third edition of the MARS Essex Horse Trials at historic Moorland Farm in Far Hills, NJ, with more than 5,000 in attendance. U.S. Olympic veteran Will Coleman rode his longtime partner, Obos O’Reilly, to the win in the Advanced division. Coleman finished cross-country with…

Kevin Mealiff and Viper Vrombautshoeve Z Top $50,000 Ox Ridge Grand Prix

Kevin Mealiff and Viper Vrombautshoeve Z ©Phelps Sport/Barre Dukes The penultimate day of the 88th Annual Ox Ridge Charity Horse Show, presented by the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund, featured some of the region’s most talented horse-and-rider combinations, each taking to the ring for a shot at the top prize in the highlight class of the week, the $50,000 Ox Ridge Grand…

U.S. Young Rider Jumping Team Brings Home Gold at the FEI Jumping Nations Cup Hagen CSIOY

The FEI Nations Cup Hagen at Future Champions in Hagen, Germany, unveiled the official format for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Jumping and Dressage. Representing the U.S. in jumping, the U.S. Young Rider Jumping Team of Samantha Cohen, Claire McKean, and Giavanna Rinaldi rode brilliantly under the guidance of Chef d’Equipe Anne Kursinski to a fault-free win in the…

USEF/USET Foundation North American Futures Team Challenge Wraps Up Successful Week at MARS EQUESTRIAN Bromont CCI Three-Day Event

Alyssa Phillips (left) and Alexandra Baugh (right), with Team Leslie Law, earned first and second place, respectively, in the CCI3* U25-L (©Taylor Pence/US Equestrian) Thanks to the United States Equestrian Team Foundation (USET), eight developing eventing athletes earned the opportunity to foster their team skills through the USEF/USET Foundation North American Team Challenge at the MARS EQUESTRIAN Bromont CCI Three-Day Event, June…

Todd Minikus and Amex Z Capture $72,000 Horseware Ireland Welcome Stake CSI 4* at TIEC

Todd Minikus and Amex Z©Sportfot Todd Minikus (USA) and Amex Z came out on top in the $72,000 Horseware Ireland Welcome Stake CSI 4* at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC), stopping the jump-off clock at 36.242 seconds to claim their second consecutive FEI victory. Aaron Vale (USA) and Finou 4, a 2006 Hanoverian gelding owned by Thinks Like A Horse…

NetJets U.S. Show Jumping Team Headed to Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Final After Claiming Bronze in Canada

Richard Spooner and Quirado RC (©Rebecca Berry) The NetJets U.S. Show Jumping Team earned a spot in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Final with a bronze-medal finish in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Canada during the Langley Odlum Brown BC Open at Thunderbird Show Park on Sunday, June 2. Robert Ridland served as chef d’equipe of the U.S….