Emanuel Andrade Named WEF Overall Jumper Rider for Second Year & Hollow Creek Farm Claims All Three Overall Jumper Titles

Wellington, Florida – For the second year in a row, Emanuel Andrade of Venezuela was named the Overall Jumper Rider, Andrea King was named the Overall Jumper Trainer, and Hollow Creek Farm was named the Overall Jumper Owner at the 2014 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF) in Wellington, Florida.

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History Made at Live Oak International

Chester Weber Wins 11th FEI Four-in-Hand Horse USEF National Championship


Ocala, FL (March 25, 2014) - Ocala, Florida is called the ‘Horse Capital of the World’ and proved a fitting kingdom to crown hometown hero, Chester Weber, for an historic 11th time in the FEI Four-in-Hand Horse USEF National Championship at the conclusion of this year’s Live Oak International Combined Driving Event.

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Michelle Reilly Celebrates First CDI Win

Michelle Reilly Celebrates First CDI Win in Grand Prix Special on Second Day of California Dreaming Productions' Capistrano Dressage International CDI-W

URBANK, CA - It was a day of "firsts" as new faces earned CDI victories in front of an enthusiastic and sold-out VIP crowd on the second day of competition at California Dreaming Productions' Capistrano Dressage International CDI-W/Y/J/U-25 (presented by Hof Kasselmann) at the Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park in San Juan Capistrano, Cal.

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Kathleen Raine Tops Grand Prix

Kathleen Raine Tops Grand Prix on First Day of California Dreaming Productions' Capistrano Dressage International CDI-W
 
BURBANK, CA - An impressive line-up of West Coast riders including some of the top-ranked competitors in the nation gathered at the Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park in San Juan Capistrano, Cal. for the first day of competition at California Dreaming Productions' Capistrano Dressage International CDI-W/Y/J/U-25 presented by Hof Kasselmann.

Bennett-Awad & Gin 'N Juice Aim For Repeat At Galway Downs International Horse Trials

Temecula, Calif., March 21, 2014 *-- Canadian Olympians Hawley Bennett-Awad and Gin 'N Juice, winners of the CIC3* at the Galway Downs International Horse Trials in 2013, will be aiming to win two in a row on
March 28-30 at the Temecula Downs Event Center.

Bennett-Awad, 36, has based her training operations at Kingsway Farm, across the street from Temecula Downs, for a decade. It was there that she met Gin 'N Juice, who was bred by the Kingsway Farm owners, Terry and Linda Paine. "She caught my attention right away--she was walking around on her hind legs, then leaping through the air!! I'd never seen such an athletic little horse before!" recalled Bennett-Awad of Gin 'N Juice, now 14.

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C.A.N.T.E.R. Opens Texas Chapter - Helping Racehorses Find Careers After the Finish Line

CANTER (the Communication Alliance to Network Thoroughbred Ex-Racehorses) is now offering its nationally recognized service to Texas horseman with the opening of CANTER-Texas.

Volunteers are visiting tracks to offer free sales listings that include a photo, a description, and contact information, to trainers and owners looking to move their Thoroughbred, Quarter Horse, Paint, and Arabian ex-racehorses onto second careers.

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Eric Lamaze Claims $50,000 WEF Challenge Cup

Wellington, Florida – 2008 Olympic Champion Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, topped a star-studded international field to win the $50,000 WEF Challenge Cup Round XI on Thursday, March 20, at the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL.

A total of 95 horses entered the International Arena in the hopes of becoming the victor, with 19 successfully negotiating the first round track set by course designer Olaf Petersen Jr. of Germany to advance to the jump-off.

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Israeli Equestrian Team Debuts at the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup

On February 27, history will be made for Israel in the PBIEC’s International Arena in Wellington. Show jumpers Danielle Goldstein, Elad Yaniv, and Joshua Tabor make up the Israeli team that will compete in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup for the first time ever. While teams from around the world come together in Florida to compete for the Cup and $75,000, the event marks an even bigger prize for Israel: A milestone in the country’s progression towards a competitive status in equestrian sports. 

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2014 USHJA Children's and Adult Amateur Jumper Regional Championship Dates and Locations

Following up on the successful debut of the Children's and Adult Amateur Jumper Regional Championships last year, USHJA is pleased to announce the venues and dates selected for 2014. Dates and locations of the 2014 Regional Championships are:

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Hafner Claims Freestyle Win as Competition Concludes at California Dreaming Productions' Mid-Winter Dressage Fair CDI-W

Over the course of a decade-long partnership, Brian Hafner of Penngrove, CA and his 15-year-old Hanoverian gelding Lombardo LHF (Londonderry x Waluga by Werther) have successfully grown together from the Young Rider ranks into consistent performers in the Grand Prix arena.   On the final day of California Dreaming Productions' Mid-Winter Dressage Fair CDI-W/Y/J/U-25 (presented by Hof Kasselmann) in Burbank, Hafner and Lombardo LHF added to their resume by winning the CDI Grand Prix Freestyle.  

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