Junior National Dressage Champion, Bebe Davis, Is “Paying it Forward” With a Donation of a Lifetime to Dressage4Kids
As the “Season of Giving” approaches, 15-year-old Barbara ‘Bebe’ Davis is not asking what she can get but instead what she can give. This season, Bebe Davis donated her two top FEI dressage ponies to a foundation that promotes dressage education and horsemanship for riders 21 years and younger, Dressage4Kids LLC.
Horses and riders danced the day away in the Alltech Arena in six freestyle championship divisions during the inaugural US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan® at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. Despite facing some of the best horses and riders in their divisions from across the country, competitors rose to the challenge in their quest for national titles while also gaining the experience of a lifetime.
Looking for the modern lines of today's European sport horse? Look no further than Dream Street Stallions of Wellington, Florida, which is proud to announce it will be offering 17.1-hand Austrian Warmblood stallion, Desperado (Dream of Glory x World Cup One) to American mare owners looking for the uphill conformation, elasticity and eagerness of disposition that serious breeders especially desire in tomorrow's amateur champions.
Diane Creech Earns First $20,000 Royal Invitational Dressage Cup Victory at Toronto’s Royal Horse Show
Diane Creech of Caistor Centre, ON won the $20,000 Royal Invitational Dressage Cup at the Royal Horse Show tonight, dominating the Freestyle to Music with an outstanding score of 75.417 percent with partner Devon L. From the moment the pair stepped into the ring, it was clear they would be the ones to beat.
Riders From Across the Country Relish Championship Atmosphere on First Day of Inaugural US Dressage Finals Presented By Adequan®
The much-anticipated start of the US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan® became official today when the first horses trotted down arena centerlines at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. As the inaugural national head-to-head competition for Adult Amateur and Open riders from Training Level to Grand Prix, hundreds of exhibitors from coast to coast have gathered to share in what for many will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Final entries are in and horse vans have already begun arriving at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY for the US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan®, the first national head-to-head competition of its kind showcasing riders and horses competing for top honors at all dressage levels from Training to Grand Prix as well as musical freestyles, to be held November 7 - 10, 2013.
Vita Flex Victory Team dressage rider Lisa Wilcox kicked off her first European tour in six years with a victory gallop on Pikko del Cerro and dominated the top three rankings on October 5 in the CDN Grand Prix CDN at Ankum, Germany.
Cutler Farm Dressage Hosts Author and Coach Mary Wanless: 3 Days of Clinics and Hands On Biomechanics Demonstrations
Cutler Farm Dressage, owned by Donna Cameron, will continue its dedication to bringing world class dressage to New England by hosting Mary Wanless, the internationally renowned coach and author of the Ride With Your Mind book series, for 3 days of clinics and lectures on November 8-10th, 2013.
Lisa Wilcox and Pikko del Cerro HU began their first European training and competition tour together in style last weekend at the CDN Hagen. Wilcox and Pikko del Cerro HU ( by Pik L x Rohdiamant) bested the international field in both the Grand Prix and the Grand Prix Special, winning impressively with scores over 70%. The 2013 CDN Hagen was the first time Wilcox has contested a Grand Prix on German soil in six years, and the very first time for the 10-year-old American-bred Hanoverian stallion.
A champion is as a champion does, and for Choice of Champions-sponsored riders Sahar Daniel Hirosh and Mikala Gundersen, Dressage at Devon in September presented tests each horse and rider passed with flying colors.
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