Equestrian Sport Productions’ Year End Awards Show Wrap-Up, December 7-8, 2013 : Henrik Gundersen and Adlanteur Top $25,000 ESP Year End Grand…
Thursday, December 12 2013 by Editor
Wellington, FL – December 9, 2013 – Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) hosted its Year-End Awards Show on December 7-8, 2013, at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, FL.
Wednesday, December 11 2013 by Editor
Parker, CO – December 9, 2013 - The popular series Summer in the Rockies at the Colorado Horse Park is considered one of the most competitive, fun and hospitable competitions in the country. Competitors and members of the United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) made it official by voting for the first week of the series as their favorite USEF Premier “AA”-rated show in Zone 8. The Member’s Choice Awards Program was developed by the Competition Standards Committee to reward technically excellent and exhibitor friendly competitions and encourage communication between exhibitors and competition management.
Thursday, December 05 2013 by Editor
Hampshire, IL – December 3, 2013 The final day of the 2013 Chicago George Morris Clinic closed out the three-day event with more auditors and more education. Morris’ clinic has been an annual opportunity thanks to organizer, Diane Carney. Backed by sponsors who also support education, the clinic continues to be one of the best clinics in the Midwest.
Danielle Goldstein Represents Israel in European Championships and Qualifies for 2014 World Equestrian Games
Wednesday, September 11 2013 by Editor
Wellington, FL (September 9, 2013) – Where there’s a will, there’s a way. Fresh off her role as chef d’equipe for the team Gold Medal-winning Israeli show jumping squad at the 19th Maccabiah Games in Yagur, Israel, Danielle Goldstein, of Starwyn Farms in Wellington, FL, continues to advance her quest to represent Israel and celebrate Israel equestrians in the international arena.
Sunday, September 08 2013 by Editor
Swail Goes 1-2 in $50,000 ATCO Structures & Logistics Cup 1.50m; Draw Is Determined for BMO Nations Cup Calgary, AB, Canada – September 5, 2013 – The Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ continued today with two top competitions in the International Ring.
The 2013 Chicago Hunter Derby Gets TV Spots on Chicago’s own, WGN Mid Day News and CBS Chicago Equestrian Fashion Segment and Morning Show Give…
Wednesday, September 04 2013 by Editor
Antioch, IL – August 30, 201 3 – The 2013 Chicago Hunter Derby presented by Chicago Equestrian’s for a Cause will be featured in several TV segments this next week to increase exposure for the event to be held on September 7 th and 8 th in Antioch at Rush and Carl Weeden’s Annali Farm. On Tuesday, September 3 rd , Chicago’s own, WGN Mid Day News will feature an equestrian fashion segment during the 11:00am news show.
Thursday, August 01 2013 by Editor
Wayne, IL – July 31, 2013 - The top horses and riders from across the country returned to the Lamplight Equestrian Center for Equifest II.
Ocala, FL (July 23, 2013) - With his signature flourish in the dressage phase at the Beekbergen CAI-A4, July 18-21, in The Netherlands, nine-time U.S. national driving champion Chester Weber set an early lead (32.97) with an Ultra-good performance. As in Koos de Ronde’s Ultra, an 11-year-old KWPN gelding that Team Weber has had their eye on for the last two years but, like any top professional athlete, it was a matter of waiting until Ultra became a ‘free agent.’ “Koos de Ronde still owns Ultra and Jane Clark is leasing with an option to buy him,” said Weber. “We have tried for two years to get a deal done with Ultra. Patience seems to have paid off.
Beverley Widdowson (GBR), owner of the 10-year-old bay stallion Big Star ridden by Olympic team gold medallist Nick Skelton, has been awarded the prestigious title of FEI Owner of the Year for the second year running by the FEI and the Jumping Owners Club. A year ago, Beverley Widdowson picked up the coveted owner’s prize with her 12-year-old grey gelding Carlo 273, ridden by Nick Skelton to double bronze at the FEI European Jumping Championships 2011 in Madrid (ESP), and which is now the new top horse of Sergio Alvarez Moya (ESP). “To win this award for the second year running is an incredible feeling, and is testament to all the hard work of everyone on the team involved in the success of Big Star – I am over the moon,” said Beverley Widdowson.
Local Equestrians Shine During Final Week of Competition MORELAND HILLS, Ohio – July 23, 2013 - Federico Sztyrle won the $25,000 CVPHA Grand Prix for the second year in a row on the final day of the Chagrin Valley Hunter Jumper Classic. The Classic, which was the location of the very first show jumping Grand Prix in North America in 1965, ran from Friday, July 5 through Saturday, July 20. Sztyrle leads the field Federico Sztyrle and Chicago 88 won the $25,000 CVPHA Grand Prix on the final day of the Chagrin Valley Hunter Jumper Classic.