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Ireland’s Willie Tynan and Fancy Girl Best $71,200 North Face Farm Grand Prix CSI2* at Great Lakes Equestrian Festival

Willie Tynan and Fancy Girl. Photo: Andrew Ryback Photography The largest payout to date of the 2019 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival, presented by CaptiveOne Advisors, LLC, took place Sunday July 21, at Flintfields Horse Park, with Willie Tynan of Ireland and Fancy Girl capturing the lead spot in the victory gallop in the $71,200 North Face Farm Grand Prix CSI2*, the first…

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…

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….

Lacey Gilbertson and Baloppi Produce a $132,000 Ingles Grand Prix CSI 3* Win at TIEC

Lacey Gilbertson and Baloppi©Bailey Beck Photography Lacey Gilbertson (USA) and Baloppi produced a foot-perfect round to take the $132,000 Ingles Grand Prix CSI 3* win, clearing the jump-off course in 38.654 seconds in Tryon Stadium at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC). David Blake (IRL) and Keoki, a 2009 Holsteiner male owned by Pine Hollow Farm, sped to a 42.272-second finish…

The Adequan U.S. Para Dressage Team Takes Silver at Caledon Spring Jubilee CPEDI3*

The Adequan® U.S. Para Dressage Team from left to right Mary Jordan, Laurietta Oakleaf, Alanna Flax-Clark and Chef d’ Equipe Regina Cristo. (Karie Alderman of Karie Elizebeth Photography) The Adequan U.S. Para Dressage Team of Mary Jordan, Alanna Flax-Clark, and Laurietta Oakleaf, led by Chef d’Equipe Regina Cristo earned a cumulative score of 183.275% after two days of competition, resulting…