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 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.
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.
Two-time U.S Olympic team gold medalist McLain Ward claimed the $205,000 Longines FEI Jumping World CupTM Toronto, presented by GroupBy, in front of a sold-out crowd on Saturday night, November 10, at the CSI4*-W Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON.
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.
The 2018 WIHS Regional Horse Show and USHJA Zone 3 Championship, presented by The Bishop Family, returned to Prince George's Equestrian Center (PGEC) in Upper Marlboro, MD, from Friday, October 19, through Sunday, October 21. The annual event showcased local and regional riders, giving them a final chance to qualify for the coveted Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), which kicks off on Tuesday, October 23, at Capital One Arena in downtown Washington, D.C.
Frankie Thieriot Stutes' trek from California to The 2018 Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International Three-Day Event proved to be worth every mile yesterday as the amateur rider was crowned The Dutta Corp./USEF CCI3* Eventing National Champion. She is joined in the winner's circle by Boyd Martin who was both winner of the CCI2* and Reserve Champion of the CCI3*.
The 2018 Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International (FHI) was buzzing with excitement Thursday as International competitors and young horses performed their dressage tests. By day's end Bobby Meyerhoff led the way in The Dutta Corp./USEF CCI2* Eventing National Championship with his own Almanac.
Stephanie Bulger's Hemingway, ridden by Sandra Ferrell, galloped away with the 3'6" Green Hunter Championship. The pair won three classes in the division and placed second in the remaining two classes. For their performance in the division, the pair was named Grand Green Hunter Champion and received the Kimberton Hills Challenge Trophy.