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.
The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) and the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund have awarded the 2018 Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund WIHS Equitation Grant to two recipients, Ava Stearns, 17, of Chilmark, MA, and Juliette Joseph, 16, of San Diego, CA. The Washington International Horse Show runs October 23-28, 2018, at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.
Australia's Boyd Exell took his fifth individual world champion title and Team USA won their first gold in the Polaris RANGER Driving competition, closing the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 on Sunday.
Since its inception 25 years ago, the Capital Challenge Horse Show has been home to prestigious year-end finals showcasing the best in the sport. For the past decade, Capital Challenge has also shined a spotlight on the up-and-coming professionals in the hunter industry.
Under a new affiliate sponsorship, Toyon Ranch of Pilot Point, Texas, is underwriting a program to recognize and involve National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) volunteers at the grassroots level in conjunction with the upcoming Sliders’ Night Out charity event.
Germany's Simone Blum made equestrian history as she was crowned Individual World Champion in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Jumping Championship at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 on Sunday to conclude competition in U.S. Trust Arena at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC).
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.
The Norka squad from Cologne, Germany, successfully defended their Gold medal in the Team Final of the Christie's International Real Estate's Vaulting competition at the FEI World Equestrian Game™ Tryon 2018 on Saturday, to conclude the discipline. The team earned a total score of 8.638 and repeated their ranking in the FEI Nations Cup™, keeping Switzerland and Austria at bay.
Highlighting the 60th Anniversary Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is the return of Barn Night to the newly renovated Capital One Arena. One of the most popular nights at WIHS, Barn Night takes place Thursday, October 25, and welcomes local barns and horse enthusiasts of all ages for an evening of fun and exciting jumping competition, presented by Barn Manager, Charles Owen, The Clothes Horse, The Equiery, The Loft at Meadowbrook, United Metro Golf Cart, and US Equestrian.
Italian flags flew high when Lorenzo Lupacchini and Silvia Stopazzini jumped on the podium winning gold in the Christie's International Real Estate's Vaulting Pas de Deux at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 (WEG). Silver went to Austria's overnight leaders Lindner/Wacha and Bronze was for Germany's Derks/Kay.