Two USEF Combined Driving National Championships concluded Sunday at Live Oak International with the culminating cones phase determining the national titles. Chester Weber secured a record 16th USEF Four-in-Hand National Championship title, and Steve Wilson won the USEF Advanced Pairs Combined Driving National Championship.
The month of March will witness the arrival of the mega Cheltenham Festival which is hugely popular in the UK. The racing event continues for four days during which some of the best horses and jockeys compete with each other at Prestbury Park.
The Dressage Foundation (TDF) is now accepting applications for the 2019 Young Rider International Dream Program. Participants selected for this year’s program will travel to Germany to attend the dressage competitions at the CHIO Aachen in July.
The CSIO5* Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of the United States of America kicked off Wednesday at Deeridge Farms with the horse inspection and the $8,000 CSIO5* 1.40m Warm-Up competition. The Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ USA, which will take place Sunday, February 17, is the only qualifier in the U.S. for the 2019 Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Final in Barcelona, Spain, next fall.
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Scott Helmer is a singer, songwriter, musician, talk radio host and Guinness World Records holder for "Most Live Music Performances in 24 Hours (multiple cities)." Beginning on March 23, 2019 at Agape Acres Therapeutic Riding Center in Marana, AZ, the entertainer will kick off a year-long charity concert tour that will help equine-assisted activity and therapy organizations across America raise money and awareness for their important work.
Established in 2009 by the EQUUS Foundation and the United States Equestrian Federation, the Humanitarian Award honors an individual in the equestrian world who has devoted considerable personal time to improving the quality of life for equines.
The Dressage Foundation (TDF) has announced that Lehua Custer and F.J. Ramzes, owned by Wendy Sasser, have been awarded the 2019 Carol Lavell Advanced Dressage Prize in the amount of $25,000. Lehua was selected because she displays the characteristics and qualities of being a talented, committed, qualified rider with plans to reach and excel at the international levels of dressage.
Big D, a 16-year-old palomino draft cross named in honor of fallen officer Forrest Edward "Dino" Taylor, and Sergeant Robar, leader of the Baltimore Police Mounted Unit, received the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) Klinger Perpetual Award for Honor & Service sponsored by the EQUUS Foundation and the Stephens Family on Friday, October 26, 2018, in center ring during the annual WIHS Military Night.
The Dressage Foundation (TDF) is pleased to announce that grants from the Cynthia Aspden Youth and Young Adult Development Fund have been awarded to three riders.