Dressage at Devon's breed show concluded on Thursday, September 27 in Devon, PA, with something for everyone. Breed and performance competitors were at their best, under mostly clear skies.
The largest open breed show in the world is taking place at Dressage at Devon from September 25-September 27. More than 20 breeds of horses and ponies of all shapes and sizes were in the ring competing for the best of their breed. They are judged on movement, conformation and general impression.
Dutch stars Sanne Voets and Rixt van der Horst both made it triple Gold in a memorable closing session of Adequan® Para-Dressage at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 on Saturday to conclude competition.
Netherlands star Rixt van der Horst reflected on the "amazing" feeling of winning another Gold medal after she headlined day two of Adequan® Para-Dressage at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018.
Denmark's Stinna Tange Kaastrup won her first world gold medal as Adequan® Para-Dressage began in exciting fashion at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018, hosted in Tryon Stadium at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC).
The score board in U.S. Trust Arena was ablaze when Germany's multi-medalist Isabell Werth captivated hearts again, winning her second Gold medal at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 aboard Bella Rose. The duo bested US-stalwart Laura Graves and Verdades who captured Silver and defending champion Charlotte Dujardin (GBR) and Mount St John Freestyle to Bronze.
It was anything less than routine when Germany took the Team Gold medal, adding number 12 to their collection in Helgstrand Dressage competition at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 on Thursday, September 13 in U.S. Trust Arena. Team veteran Isabell Werth's tears ran freely after her stellar performance with Bella Rose, which brought the team score up to 242.950 points to secure their stance at the top of the podium.
“It’s such a nice finish to the year in coming to the Finals because it really feels like a national championship. You hear the announcer saying riders’ names from all over the country, and it’s definitely something special to be a part of.”
The Dressage Foundation's Maryal and Charlie Barnett Continuing Education for Dressage Instructors Fund has awarded grants for two individuals to attend the United States Dressage Federation's Instructor/Trainer Program.
The Quebec/Alberta dressage team swept into the United States Dressage Federation (USDF) North American Young Rider Dressage Team Championship gold medal at the Adequan®/FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC) presented by Gotham North at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, N.Y.