In April, a group of trainers set out to do something that had never been done before – train wild Mustangs for a team roping competition in just four short months.
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.
Richard Spooner of the United States scorched to victory in blazing sunshine at the immaculate GCT Valkenswaard show ground in the Netherlands.
FEI President HRH Princess Haya is proud to announce that London 2012 was a clean Games for equestrian sport, following confirmation that all human and equine samples taken during the Olympic equestrian events at Greenwich Park were negative.
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.
From rodeo arena to movie star Haley Ganzel excels not only in the rodeo arena but in front of the movie camera, too. The 17 year old Collinsville, Okla. cowgirl, who is competing at the International Finals Youth Rodeo in Shawnee, Oklahoma, found a new role last month as a movie star.
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.
Excitement fills the air for the 2012 Spruce Meadows ‘Continental’ Tournament! With 54 horse/rider combinations in the 1.50 meter $32,000 RSA Cup, the competition was fierce.
The 2012 Spruce Meadows ‘National’ kicked off this week with a cool but exciting day in the International ring. Top riders from around the world gathered to compete for their shot at victory.