News in the Nation

Ryan Wood Holds Onto Jersey Fresh CCI*** Lead

  Day three of the Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event saw Ryan Wood of Australia hold onto the lead in the CCI*** following cross country. Woods rode Powell to a two-day score of 46.0 penalties despite incurring 2.4 time faults. “He was awesome. He saved me in a couple spots around the course. He’s a big horse and he’s got a massive stride. He…

Philippa Humphreys Dies at Jersey Fresh International

It is with deep regret that we announce that Philippa Humphreys, 33, suffered fatal injuries in a rotational fall at fence 16 on the cross-country course of the CCI3* at the Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event. Humphreys, a British citizen living in Rockford, MI, was transported to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in nearby Hamilton, NJ, where she was pronounced…

Ryan Wood Leads Jersey Fresh CCI3* Dressage

Ryan Wood sits in the Jersey Fresh CCI3* lead after dressage. Day two of the Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event in Allentown, NJ, saw the completion of CCI3* dressage and the start of CIC3* dressage. After a sunny day of competition, Australian rider Ryan Wood sits atop the CCI3* leaderboard with Powell on a 43.6. “He did a really solid…

Final Day of IHSA National Finals Awards Top Riders and Teams in the Nation

Oregon State University’s Racheal Nordby won the AQHA Open Rail Horsemanship and placed sixth in the AQHA Hight Point Western Rider. Competition wrapped up at the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) National Finals on Sunday, May 8. Western riders earned tri-color ribbons to finish the season with a bang.   The day started with the reining phase of the American…

Day 3 of IHSA Nationals Crowns Champions

Savannah College of Art and Design rider Ryan Genn won the Collegiate Cup Open Equitation on the Flat. Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Nationals Finals wrapped up the third day on Saturday, May 7. The nation’s top Hunt Seat teams were named, Cacchione Cup Champion crowned, and western classes continued. Alexandra Carlton from the University of Vermont clinched the first…

IHSA Nationals Wraps Up Day 2

Sarah Lindsay from Stanford University was named Individual Walk-Trot Champion aboard Rex. Friday, May 6, marked the second day of the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) National Finals, held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. Exhibitors also saw the first day of western competition. The day kicked off with the Alumni Equitation over Fences class, where Emily Kowalchik from…

IHSA Kicks Off Day 1 of National Finals

Collegiate Cup Novice Equitation Over Fences winner Caroline Norton of Centenary College. Thursday, May 5th marked the first day of the 2016 Intercollegiate Horse Show Association National Finals at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. The Individual Open Equitation Over Fences riders kicked off the morning with ten courses and four riders returning for additional testing. Tufts University’s Chase Boggio took…

Jung’s Confident Cross-Country Round Widened Lead in Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, Presented by Land Rover

(Ben Radvanyi photo)  Michael Jung of Germany eagerly attacked the cross-country course at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Land Rover, as if it weren’t raining and the ground wasn’t muddy. The result was the Fischerrocana FST finished just 2 seconds slow to increase the lead she took in dressage to 12.3 points. Fischerrocana’s time was the fastest among the…

Jung Aims For Rolex Grand Slam At Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, Presented by Land Rover

Ben Radvanyi photo. Michael Jung of Germany took dead aim on becoming only the second rider win the Rolex Grand Slam by emphatically grabbing the lead at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Land Rover, riding Fischerrocana FST to an outstanding dressage score of 34.4 penalties. The Rolex Grand Slam Trophy goes to a rider who wins the CCI4*…