David Marcus of Campbellville, ON, was the top-placed Canadian at the CDI5* World Dressage Masters Palm Beach held January 23 to 27 in West Palm Beach, FL.
Eighteen-year-old U.S. Olympian Reed Kessler added yet another accolade to her impressive year with a win in the $100,000 President's Cup Grand Prix, presented by Events DC, at the 54th annual Washington International Horse Show (WIHS).
The 54th annual Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) continued on Friday, October 26, with a full day of hunter, jumper and equitation competition at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.
The Capital Challenge Horse Show opened up competition today at the Show Place Arena. This is the first day of the Capital Challenge Equitation Championship Weekend, presented by Bigeq.com. The Capital Challenge Horse Show runs through Sunday, October 7.
Dressage at Devon attendees were treated to an amazing array of individual breed classes in the world’s largest open Breed Show. From Andalusians to Gypsy Vanners, and Hanovarians to Knabstruppers, each breed had the opportunity to show off its unique qualities.
On Sept. 2 at Ruidoso Downs, jockey Gilbert Ortiz was honored in a winner’s circle presentation as the recipient of the second annual Sam Thompson Memorial Jockey Award. Popular horse racing sportscaster Chris Lincoln emceed the award presentation, which was held just prior to the running of the All American Gold Cup.
Top riders prepared their mounts to take on the second day of the Professional Hunters and Performance Hunters, to win the Kentucky Summer Classic championship awards for their respective divisions.
Kenneth Berkley of Flemington, NJ, captured victory in the $30,000 Battenkill Grand Prix held Saturday, July 14, during the second week of the Vermont Summer Festival in East Dorset, VT. The six-week equestrian competition is running at Harold Beebe Farm from July 4 through August 12, 2012.
The Dressage at Devon Horse Show has ushered in the fall since 1975 and planning and preparations are in high gear for the 2012 premier North American equestrian event.
The Jockey Club and the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) today announced the launch of an advocacy website, http://www.cleanhorseracing.org that is dedicated to the reform of medication rules.