Wednesday, March 06 2013 by Editor
Loxahatchee, FL – March 4, 2013 – Sunny skies, a convivial atmosphere and top-notch dressage performance highlighted the 30th anniversary of the Palm Beach Dressage Derby CDI-W February 28-March 3. Seasoned international competitors and young rising stars alike came out to vie for victory at the historic event
Tuesday, February 26 2013 by Editor
West Palm Beach, FL – February 6, 2013 - The story of Harry de Leyer and Snowman is one that will be forever remembered in the hearts and minds of those who knew the “eighty-dollar champion.” “Man O’ War? Secretariat?
Saturday, February 23 2013 by Editor
By Jan Westmark-Allan This great photo of a little girl and her horse was a runner-up in the Sidelines Backstage Pass Photo contest. Submitted by Diana Hoppe of Bon Aqua, Tennessee I love running Sidelines photo contests because I love looking at all the photos! We get hundreds of photos in each contest and picking the top photos isn’t an easy task
Friday, February 22 2013 by Editor
Wellington, FL – February 21, 2013 – Week seven of the 2013 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival, sponsored by Hermès , continued on Thursday in Wellington, FL, with the $30,000 Ruby et Violette WEF Challenge Cup Round 7 featured on the grass derby field at The Stadium at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC). American duo Kirsten Coe and Ilan Ferder’s Baronez were the winners of the class with the only double clear round in a jump-off of five starters. Darragh Kenny (IRL) and Hays Investment Corporation’s Any Given Sunday finished second; Meagan Nusz (USA) and Amalaya Investments’ Dynamo were third.
Pat Parelli of Parelli Natural Horsemanship at the 2013 Dressage Summit held at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. Pat gives insight into his beginnings with horse behavior and some practical advice.
Beezie Madden and Cortes ‘C’ Victorious in $125,000 FEI World Cup™ Qualifier Grand Prix, Presented by Spy Coast Farm
Sunday, February 17 2013 by Editor
Wellington, FL – February 16, 2013 – Two-time U.S. Olympic gold medalist Beezie Madden and Abigail Wexner’s Cortes ‘C’ were victorious on Saturday night in the $125,000 FEI World Cup™ Qualifier Grand Prix, CSI 3*-W presented by Spy Coast Farm, during week six of the 2013 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF) in Wellington, FL. Madden beat out an impressive roster of top riders and finished in first place over Katie Dinan (USA) and Nougat du Vallet and Shane Sweetnam (IRL) aboard Amaretto d’Arco, who finished second and third respectively.
Bethany Peslar of Everglades Dressage gives a dressage lesson to Sidelines Magazine Editor in Chief Jan Westmark-Allan and staff writer Abby Westmark at her Everglades Dressage Farm in Grand Prix Village, Wellington, Florida.
Silvia Rizzo explains her start in the horse world, how she chose dressage as her preferred discipline and how she is loving her first trip competing in the United States. She even got to meet a very famous American!
Ben Maher Wins Again! Maher and Quiet Easy 4 Top $25,000 Suncast® 1.50m Championship Jumper Classic at FTI WEF 5
Monday, February 11 2013 by Editor
Wellington, FL – February 10, 2013 – Week five of the 2013 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF), sponsored by Adequan® , concluded on Sunday afternoon with a win for Olympic gold medalist Ben Maher of Great Britain aboard his young mount Quiet Easy 4 in the $25,000 Suncast® 1.50m Championship Jumper Classic. Maher has been a dominant force in Wellington over the last two weeks with back to back grand prix wins, including last night’s $82,000 Adequan CSI 2* Grand Prix. He can now add a 1.50m victory to his tally for the winter