By Summer Grace On the opening day of the FEI Children’s Nations Cup at the Palm Beach Masters, 12-year-old Brooks Hull mounted a borrowed horse he had only ridden three times. Despite an obvious shiner on his left eye along with the challenge of competing on an unfamiliar horse, the young rider and his new
Tuesday, July 28 2020 by Ruby Tevis
By Laura Scaletti Portraits by Michelle LaVasque Do what you love, love what you do, do it with whom you love. If Joey and Cristal Brumbaugh’s Free Flight Farm in Tulsa, Oklahoma, had a motto, that statement would definitely fit the bill. For the past 30-plus years, Joey and Cristal have been partners in every
Thursday, July 16 2020 by Ruby Tevis
By Lyssette Williams Portraits by Kristie Nichols Four years ago, trainer Sarah Invicta Williams-Echols suffered a horrific fall off her heart-horse, Quincy Z, during the grand prix at the HIPICO Santa Fe Summer Series horse show. As she hit the ground, she knew she wouldn’t be dusting herself off and walking away easily from the
Monday, August 06 2018 by Editor
Santa Fe—August 5, 2018— Breezy light clouds filled the sky, but the upper register notes sounded by Kaitlyn McMonigle, an apprentice at the Santa Fe Opera, seemed to part the cloud filled horizon before the commencement of the $30,000 Santa Fe Fiesta Week City of Santa Fe Grand Prix. The slim, blond opera performer was elegantly transported to and from her powerful performance by Clint Mortenson in a horse drawn carriage—like Cinderella departing from a ball. The Pojoaque Youth Hoop Dancers, annual performers during the Santa Fe Summer Series, also graced the Grand Prix field—further livening the afternoon’s ambiance.
Douglas Elliman Saddles Up With Give Back For Special Equestrians As Charity Partner During The Douglas Elliman $384,000 Winter Equestrian Festival…
Friday, March 02 2018 by Editor
34th annual “Jump for the Children’ hosts two weeks of show jumping competition and raises funds for therapy dog research
Tuesday, August 29 2017 by Editor
2016 GP winner- Brooke Kemper riding Classified, courtesy of Anne Gittins photography The 34th annual ‘Jump for the Children’ Horse Show, benefiting Duke Children’s Hospital and Health Center, is thrilled to be hosting TWO WEEKS of Premier rated hunters and international level show jumping at the Gov.
Over 550 horses came to the Texas Shoot-Out Show at the Texas Rose Horse Park in Tyler, TX, for challenging competition and challenging weather. We feel very lucky because tornadoes and bad rain storms surrounded the area on Saturday but no damage was done at the Horse Park. The week got under way with the $5000 Texas Green Super Stake on Thursday.
By Lauren R. Giannini By the time she was 4 years old, Sandra Dalman was just as horse-crazy as her mother and two sisters. In light of the cost of boarding four equines, her father decided he’d save money by buying a farm. Sandra started competing at A shows and followed the usual path through
By Brianne Goutal Like most experiences in life, show jumping comes with its highs and lows. Having a bad run or feeling like you didn’t compete to the best of your ability can lead to disappointment. The counter to those lows is the incredible feeling after a win. That happiness and excitement is what pushes
Monday, February 16 2015 by Editor
Winners of the $150,000 Ocala Grand Prix, Laura Kraut and Cedric, with owner Margaret Duprey.