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Weber Wins Record 16th USEF Combined Driving National Championship in Cones Finale at Live Oak International

©Erin Gilmore Photography Two USEF Combined Driving National Championships concluded Sunday at Live Oak International with the culminating cones phase determining the national titles. Chester Weber secured a record 16th USEF Four-in-Hand National Championship title, and Steve Wilson won the USEF Advanced Pairs Combined Driving National Championship. Weber, the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018 individual silver and team…

Weber and Wilson Shine on Marathon Day of USEF Combined Driving National Championships at Live Oak International

©Pics of You Live Oak International provided a picturesque backdrop for an exhilarating marathon day for two USEF Combined Driving National Championships. Chester Weber and Steve Wilson positioned themselves as leaders of the Advanced Four-in-Hand and the Advanced Pair Championships, respectively. Weber had a dominating performance across all seven hazards with his team of Amadeus, his 14-year-old Dutch Warmblood; Hendrik,…

Alanna Flax-Clark and El Paso Capture Win in FEI Para Individual Champ Test Grade II – CPEDI 3* at AGDF

©SusanStickle.com Week 9 of the Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) continued on Saturday, March 9, with FEI Para Individual Champ Tests. This is the second week of AGDF that offers international competition for para-dressage riders. Competition on Sunday, March 10, will feature FEI Para Freestyle Tests from Grade I to Grade V at Equestrian Village at the Palm Beach International…

Moggre Masters $35,700 CSI3* Longines World Ranking Competition at Live Oak International

©Erin Gilmore Photography Age is just a number for 17-year-old Brian Moggre who won the $35,700 CSI3* Longines World Ranking Competition against a field of nearly fifty talented riders Friday at Live Oak International. Riding for Major Wager LLC, Moggre blazed across the grass arena with MTM Vivre le Reve in a red hot time of 61.56 seconds thanks to advice from his…

Roxanne Trunnell and Dolton Start AGDF Week 9 With Win in FEI Para Team Test Grade I CPEDI 3*

©SusanStickle.com Week 9 of the Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) started on Friday, March 8, with FEI Para Team Tests. This is the second week of AGDF that offers international competition for para-dressage riders. Para riders from Grade I to Grade V rode in FEI Individual Tests on Saturday, and those with an average combined score of 60.000% or higher…

Cecelia Perry and Pokerface Capture $5,000 USHJA Pony Hunter Derby

©Sportfot Hunter and jumper competition spanned two venues of the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center on Friday, March 8 at the 2019 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF). On the grass derby field at Equestrian Village, the smallest WEF competitors went head-to-head in the $5,000 USHJA Pony Hunter Derby, presented by NickerDoodles. Cecelia Perry and Pokerface took home the win. Fifty-three young…

Weber and Miller Lead USEF Combined Driving National Championships After Dressage at Live Oak International

©Erin Gilmore Photography Chester Weber took a first step to a record 16th national championship title with a leading performance in Thursday’s dressage at Live Oak International. He currently leads the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Advanced Four-in-Hand Combined Driving National Championship, while James Miller tops the USEF Advanced Pairs Combined Driving National Championship. Weber, the 2018 FEI World Equestrian…

Danielle Goldstein and Lizziemary Repeat Victory in the $391,000 Palm Beach Equine Clinic Grand Prix CSI 5* at 2019 WEF

©Sportfot Making their mark in the second five-star event of the circuit were Danielle Goldstein and Lizziemary, who topped the $391,000 Palm Beach Equine Clinic Grand Prix CSI 5* on Saturday, February 23, at the 2019 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF). There were 37 entries in the five-star grand prix, and six were clear and moved on to the jump-off over…

Top Three at Eighty Percent Again in “Friday Night Stars” FEI World Cup Grand Prix Freestyle

©SusanStickle.com The top three in the “Friday Night Stars” FEI Grand Prix Freestyle CDI-W, presented by Helgstrand Dressage at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) all earned scores above eighty percent, holding up the record set by riders in Week 5. AGDF runs for 12 weeks through March 31, featuring national and international dressage competition. Leading a day full of…

Kasey Perry-Glass and Goerklintgaards Dublet Return for Adequan Global Dressage Festival Week 7 With Win in The FEI Grand Prix CDI-W

Week 7 of the Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) kicked off on Thursday, February 21, with a win for Kasey Perry-Glass of the U.S. and Goerklintgaards Dublet in the FEI Grand Prix CDI-W, presented by Helgstrand Dressage at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival in Wellington, FL.  The pair earned a score of 77.217% to qualify for the “Friday Night Stars”…