The world-renowned Royal Horse Show will return to downtown Toronto, Canada, as part of the 95th Annual Royal Agricultural Winter Fair held at Exhibition Place from November 3 through 12, 2017.
Calling all pony fans: the prize list has been posted and entries are now rolling in for the 10th anniversary of the National Dressage Pony Cup (NDPC) Championship Show, which is set to return to Lexington, Ky. on July 7-9, 2017 and will once again be livestreamed on the USEF Network.
The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), one of the most prestigious equestrian sport and entertainment events in North America, is pleased to announce Jenna Zimmerman, 16, of Great Falls, Va., as the 2017 Youth Ambassador, and to welcome 26 local teens attending schools in Virginia, Maryland, and D.C. to serve on the 2017 WIHS Junior Committee presented by Signature Academics.
The Canadian Show Jumping Team comprised of Tiffany Foster of North Vancouver, BC, Ian Millar of Perth, ON, Chris Surbey of Calgary, AB, and Keean White of Rockwood, ON, finished second in the $100,000 FEI Nations’ Cup held Friday, June 2, at Thunderbird Show Park in Langley, BC, and qualified for the FEI Nations’ Cup Final in Barcelona, ESP.
In a moment of pure sporting magic, the legendary stallion Casall ASK retired with a phenomenal Grand Prix win at the Longines Global Champions Tour in Hamburg.
When choosing a horse, many riders shy away from buying a mare. Why? Mares are thought of as being moody, difficult to manage during their heat cycles and hypersensitive toward their environment. But mares can also be dependable, brave and devoted mounts with a little bit of understanding.
Tickets are now on sale for the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, NY, from May 9-21, 2017. There are two consecutive weeks of exciting equestrian competition, as well as family-friendly events. Spectators are welcome to attend, and tickets are available now.
A formidable eight out of the world’s top ten ranked riders, including all of the top five, will head to the breath-taking destination of Miami Beach for the second leg in the 2017 Longines Global Champions Tour season. Home hero and World Number 1 McLain Ward (USA) will lead the star-studded field to the highly anticipated venue, alongside World Number 2 and fellow American Kent Farrington (USA) and World Number 3, Daniel Deusser (GER).
Over the last decade, the National Dressage Pony Cup (NDPC) has set out to prove that size doesn’t matter in the dressage arena by offering an innovative awards program and annual championship event to showcase the talents of ponies. Now National Dressage Pony Cup founder Jenny Carol is excited to announce the addition of a Small Horse Division to the NDPC Year-End Awards Program.
Winter circuits are wrapping up around the country, and qualifiers for the 2017 Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) Equitation and Children’s and Adult Hunter and Jumper Championships have been hotter than ever. As the qualifying period continues, riders are on the hunt for points to get to the nation’s top indoor final. The 59th annual WIHS takes place October 24-29, 2017, at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.