The first day of the Spruce Meadows 'Continental' Tournament featured two welcome competitions in the Meadows on the Green. The first was a $5,000 Friends of the Meadows 1.45m Welcome for the horses in contention to compete in tomorrow's $100,000 Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™. Enrique Gonzalez (MEX) and Quilebo D Tillard took the win in the speed format competition. Abigail McArdle (USA) and Cosma 20 were fastest to win the second $5,000 Friends of the Meadow 1.45m Welcome.
Spruce Meadows 'Continental' Tournament to Host $100,000 Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ and $200,000 CN Performance Grand Prix CSI-W
The second week of the Spruce Meadows Summer Tournaments will have more top competition from June 12-16. The 'Continental' Tournament CSIO-W 5* is host to the $100,000 Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ on Thursday, June 13, as well as the $200,000 CN Performance Grand Prix CSI-W on Sunday, June 16. There will be complimentary admission and parking for spectators during the 'Continental' Tournament.
The inaugural USHJA Pre-Green Incentive Championship debuts August 14-15 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. The two-day competition schedule has been announced and work continues on the great hospitality and awards presentations. Among other prizes, several award winners will take home custom embroidered coolers from The Clothes Horse, the official cooler sponsor for this special event!
Victory in $175,000 Nexen Cup 1.60m Derby Goes to Leslie Howard and Lennox Lewis 2; Eric Lamaze Notches Canadian Victory in $40,000 ATCO Structures & Logistics Cup
The final day of the Spruce Meadows 'National' Tournament had two exciting competitions that featured speed and stamina. Leslie Howard (USA) and Lennox Lewis 2 took their second victory in the $175,000 Nexen Cup 1.60m Derby, equaling their 2011 finish. Olympic gold medalist Eric Lamaze went into another gear to notch the week's first Canadian victory in the International Ring in the $40,000 ATCO Structures & Logistics Cup 1.50m.
Omega Alpha, manufacturer of superior, all natural Equine, Pet and Human health products has joined forces with Canada’s most popular TV personality, Amber Marshall, star of the hit series Heartland.
Venezuela’s Angel Karolyi braved the wet weather to claim victory aboard Amigo in the $75,000 Upperville Jumper Classic on Sunday, June 9, at the Upperville Colt and Horse Show in Upperville, Virginia.
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