By Taylor Renner It’s not often someone can transform their passions into their livelihood — even more rare is the selflessness to utilize those passions to give back to someone else. But this is exactly what Colorado artist Barbara Wright has accomplished. Barbara’s artistic career began as a child, drawing the Disney princesses she
By Jan Westmark Franco Tucci is the real deal. An Italian bootmaker. A master- craftsman. A designer. His love of fabulous footwear is rooted in his genetic makeup — passed down to him from his father who became a shoemaker’s apprentice in a small Italian village when he was just a child. Franco was born
RIP Sapphire, 1995-2014 The equestrian world is mourning the loss of the great show jumping mare Sapphire, who died on June 22, 2014, following complications from colic. With longtime rider, McLain Ward, the 1995 Belgian Warmblood mare was a member of many U.S. Jumping Teams helping the United States capture Team Gold at the 2004
Friday, July 04 2014 by Editor
Press Release by:United States Driving for the Disabled (USDFD) adapted by Lindsay Y. McCall for the USPEA Photographs by: Marie de Ronde-Oudemans and Patricia Kastama.
Congratulations to Reining rider Dan James, who won the Freestyle at the Kentucky Reining Cup on Smart Little Elan and became an overnight YouTube sensation with his “Lone Ranger” themed routine. The video of his ride has received more than 160,000 views with the count climbing daily. James awed the packed house at the Alltech Arena
British riders have broken all-time records, occupying the world number one slots in all three Olympic equestrian disciplines. This is the first time that athletes from one nation have simultaneously topped the FEI World Rankings in Jumping, Dressage, and Eventing. In the latest rankings published by the FEI, Scott Brash heads the Longines Rankings in Jumping, Charlotte Dujardin heads the FEI World Individual Dressage Rankings, and William Fox-Pitt tops the FEI World Eventing Athlete Rankings
William Fox-Pitt (GBR), multiple Olympic, World and European medallist, and the first British rider to lead the FEI World Eventing Rankings in 2002, is back as world number one. Fox-Pitt, who also led the world rankings in 2009 and 2010, has a 16-point lead over Andrew Nicholson (NZL), who had led the world Eventing rankings since claiming team bronze at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Fox-Pitt (44) represented Great Britain throughout his teenage years, winning individual silver at the Junior European Championships in 1987, Young Rider team gold at the European Championships in 1988 and 1989, and completed Badminton at the age of 20
Media Release 6 May 2014 Tickets for Olympia, The London International Horse Show 2014 go on sale on Thursday 8 May at 9am. The week long equine extravaganza will take place in the iconic West London venue from Tuesday 16 to Monday 22 December 2014
Lexington, KY – April 30, 2014 – The USET Foundation is pleased to announce that this year’s recipient of the Pinnacle Cup Trophy at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event CCI**** is Lauren Kieffer of Middleburg, VA.
Thursday, April 17 2014 by Editor
Gladstone, NJ – April 14, 2014 - The United States Equestrian Team Foundation will be hosting the George H. Morris “Gladstone Program” at its headquarters at Hamilton Farm May 20-25, 2014.