Saturday, May 04 2013 by Editor
On Friday, May 3, competitors in three different divisions rode Dressage tests in the beautifully manicured Southern 8ths arena for the So8ths/Nikon Three-Day Event in the “Heart of the Carolinas.” The riders, who traveled from several different states, seemed thrilled with the first day of the Long Format Event. In essence the best Dressage scores set the tone for the remainder of the competition. If a horse and rider have a low score, and accrue no penalty points over the next two days, they come out on top
Thursday, March 07 2013 by Editor
Lexington, KY – (March 7, 2013) The Thoroughbred Horse Show Association is taking entries for its second Spring Show on April 14 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.
Thursday, December 27 2012 by Editor
Wellington, FL – December 26, 2012 – Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) announces that the riders for the $100,000 Trump Invitational, held at The Mar-a-Lago Club on Palm Beach Island on Sunday, January 6, at 12 p.m., have been announced. The riders that will be invited to compete in the inaugural $100,000 Trump Invitational are: From the United States: Kent Farrington Laura Kraut Reed Kessler Mclain Ward Lauren Hough Katie Dinan Brianne Goutal Christine McCrea Saer Coulter Charlie Jayne Candice King Margie Engle Jessica Springsteen Leslie Howard Kirsten Coe Schuyler Riley Catherine Pasmore Lauren Tisbo Quentin Judge Paige Johnson Nicole Bellissimo Gabrielle Mershad Nick Dello Joio As well as: Nick Skelton (GBR) Ben Maher (GBR) Alvaro de Miranda Neto (BRA) Shane Sweetnam (IRL) Rodrigo Pessoa (BRA) Daniel Bluman (COL) Danielle Goldstein (ISR) Richie Moloney (IRL) Tiffany Foster (CAN) Tim Gredley (GBR) Athina Onassis de Miranda (GRC) Luis Larrazabal (VEN) Mark Bluman (COL) The Trump Invitational will be a fundraiser for the 2013 FTI Consulting Great Charity Challenge , an event that raises and distributes over one million dollars annually for 32 lucky Palm Beach County charities in a pro-am team competition that takes place in late January.
The 2011 Adequan/FEI North American Young Rider and Junior Championship took place July 27 – 31 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Over three days of competition, the top young riders from every corner of the continent competed in extreme weather over challenging courses in the Rolex Main Stadium at KHP. The following is a brief, pictoral roundup of the top four riders who rose to the top: Zone 2's Katherine Dinan won Individual Gold with Vancouver. Photo by Shannon Brearton Zone 4's Samantha Senft and Early Morning won Individual Silver. Photo by Hannah Wormgoor In the Junior division, Samantha Shaefer and Trezebees claimed Individual Gold for Zone 3.
Isabelle Leibler of Region 8 Awarded Freestyle Dressage Gold After Storm Temporarily Suspends Competition
Sunday, July 31 2011 by Editor
Lexington, KY - It was a stormy afternoon at the Kentucky Horse Park for part of the USDF/Platinum Performance North American Junior and Young Rider Dressage Championship at the 2011 Adequan/FEI North American Junior & Young Rider Championships presented by Gotham North, but storms could not dampen the brilliance of the dressage being performed. Competition was suspended at approximately 3:30 p.m. when a thunder and lightning storm passed through the area, knocking out electricity at the Rolex Stadium. But thanks to the quick work of the Organizing Committee and Kentucky Horse Park staff, the show soon resumed. The Young Rider division was intensly competitive, punctuated by the last rider’s flawless freestyle. Isabelle Leibler and Watson 108 representing Region 8 were rewarded for their brilliant test with a score of 74.00%, which earned the pair the Individual Gold medal