By Britney Grover Portraits by Kristin Lee Ashlee Bond is no stranger to success in the saddle. She started competing when she was 6 years old, had five national pony championships by 11 and was winning Grand Prix with national recognition at 16. As a professional, Ashlee has reached the top of the sport including
Shai Tertner: A Man of Many Talents – From Running a Global Event Company to Olympic Aspirations, The Israeli Show Jumper Dreams Big
Wednesday, November 07 2018 by Editor
By Britney Grover From Israel to Florida, pre-med to creative and from an interest in horses to driven competitor, Shai Tertner has followed his instincts. Though it may not always have been the obvious — or easiest — choice, Shai’s “gut feeling” has proved a powerful tool. Now, Shai is founder and CEO of a
Thursday, September 06 2018 by Editor
By Kathryn McMackin Portraits by Shawna Simmons When Daniel Bluman talks horses and show jumping, he speaks with intent. “Every horse, every day, you learn something new — the horse will teach you,” Daniel said. “Horses will teach you everything. And then, when you think you know everything, you know nothing.” Daniel has taken these
Nataly Leibovitz’s Dreams Have Come True By Doris Degner-Foster Israel native Nataly Leibovitz went on vacation to Wellington, Florida, after her third year of medical school and was so impressed that she left school to move there. “I was star struck! I was like a kid going to Disney World for the first time —
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Ariane Stiegler of the Amateur Riders Association of America discusses the foundation of the association and the conditions that precipitated it's formation.
Friday, September 13 2013 by Editor
Buffalo, NY – September 12, 2013 -There were perfect conditions for the second day of the 67th Buffalo International Horse Show (BIHS) as the Indoor Arena remained dry as rain soaked the ground outside at the Buffalo Equestrian Center. The fierce hunter competition continued as the professional hunter divisons came to a close, and the announcement of the Grand Hunter Champion was named. Jennifer Alfano and Maggie May stood center ring for the prestigious Grand Hunter Champion presentation, after capturing a clean second day sweep of the First Year Green Working Hunter division
Ireland’s Shane Sweetnam Tops $8,000 Danbury Porsche Audi 1.40m Open Jumper Aboard Solerina at 2013 American Gold Cup CSI4*-W
Thursday, September 12 2013 by Editor
North Salem, NY – September 11, 2013 – The 2013 American Gold Cup CSI4*-W returned to the picturesque Old Salem Farm today to kick-off the week-long international jumping competition featuring the world’s top athletes. Thanks to phenomenal reviews from 2012, a large number of entries created a section split for the day’s main event on the Grand Prix Field: the $8,000 Danbury Porsche Audi 1.40m Open Jumper class. During the first section, it was Ireland’s Shane Sweetnam and Solerina who bested Todd Minikus and Uraguay by three seconds at the end of the class with a quick and clear jump-off.
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.
Wednesday, July 24 2013 by Editor
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.