The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA), in conjunction with the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA), awards a student rider the National Sportsmanship Award each year. This year’s award was presented to Olivia Barden, a Senior from Parker, Colorado.
The International Equestrian Group (IEG), managing entity of the Rolex Central Park Horse Show (RCPHS), has announced the postponement of the 2018 edition of the show due to competition conflicts slated during the event's time frame. IEG has also confirmed the 2019 Rolex Central Park Horse Show will welcome FEI CSI 5* competition for the first time in the event's history.
After a nine-year hiatus, Candice King of Long Valley, NJ, returned to the Vermont Summer Festival this week to win the $10,000 Manchester Designer Outlets Welcome Stake on Thursday, July 19, during the 25th annual circuit running through August 12 at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, VT. Four horses jumped through to a tie-breaking […]
Brooke USA Ambassador Margaret H. Duprey stepped forward in February 2018 with a matching campaign that would change the lives of hundreds of thousands of women and donkeys in Kitui County, Kenya. Together, Duprey and Brooke USA launched Women4Donkeys, with Duprey personally matching dollar-for-dollar up to $50,000. On July 9, the $50,000 goal was successfully […]
Ten U.S. Para-Equestrian Dressage athlete-and-horse combinations competed at the USEF Para-Equestrian Dressage Invitational Event July 6-8, 2018. Hosted by Wheatland Farm in Purcellville, VA, the invitational served as an opportunity for combinations to qualify for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 (WEG). Without the staff, volunteers, sponsors, and each of the U.S. riders this […]
Before the commencement of the 2018 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby, NRHA all-time leading sire Topsail Whiz was sitting only $11,000 shy of hitting the historic 12 million dollar mark, and with only a few offspring competing in the open and non pro Derbies, it was unclear whether the legendary stallion would cross the threshold during the summer’s premier reining event.
The 25th annual Vermont Summer Festival officially kicked off a milestone season on Wednesday, July 4, with six weeks of family-friendly hunter, jumper, and equitation competition slated to run for six weeks from July 3 through August 12, 2018, at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, VT.
More than 150 of the nation’s best middle school and high school riders competed on June 23-24 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma for the 2018 Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) Western National Finals.
Q: I have the opportunity to host a top international show jumper for a clinic at my barn, and I’d love to make the clinic available to any outside riders or auditors interested in participating. I’ve never hosted a clinic before; is there anything that I should be aware of to ensure that it goes smoothly?
“The Pony Cup is special because it gives our ponies their time to shine. There are some really talented and athletic sport ponies out there and it’s great to showcase their abilities as well as their temperaments. Height doesn’t define capability!”