Madden, Sweetnam, and Swail Also Win on Opening Day of ‘North American’ Tournament (SPRUCE MEADOWS, Calgary, AB): The ‘North American’ Tournament CSI 5* started today with four major competitions in the International Ring. The winner of the $35,000 Sun Life Financial ‘Reach for the Sun’ 1.60m was Cameron Hanley (IRL) on Antello.
East Dorset, Vermont — The 2013 Vermont Summer Festival has begun its six-week run at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, VT. Held July 2 through August 11, the Vermont Summer Festival offers more than $750,000 in prize money, making it the richest sporting event based on purse in the state of Vermont. A young athlete contemplates the competition at the 2013 Vermont Summer Festival. Photo by David Mullinix Photography Attracting some of the sport’s top equestrian athletes, the Vermont Summer Festival is known for its quality competition, outstanding location and friendly atmosphere. Add to that an impressive line-up of sponsors and generous prize money, and it’s easy to see why competitors return to the Vermont Summer Festival year after year. Twenty years in fact, as the Vermont Summer Festival marks its 20th anniversary in its current Manchester location.
Michael Hughes Sweeps 1.30m Classes Lake Placid, New York—July 3, 2013—Laura Chapot and Mario Deslauriers won the two sections of the Janney Montgomery Scott 1.35 meter classes, the featured events Wednesday at the 36 th annual I Love New York Horse Show, Presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC. Laura Chapot after winning the Janney Montgomery Scott 1.35m class (c) The Book LLC In the two sections of the WPTZ News Channel 5 1.30 meter classes, Michael Hughes of Allendale, NJ swept top honors. The horse show continues through Sunday at the North Elba Showgrounds in Lake Placid.