By Haylie Kerstetter Portraits by Melissa Fuller Hailey competed for Zone 4 at the 2021 NAYC alongside teammates Zayna Rizvi, Ansgar Holtgers and Reid Arani, where they earned the team gold. Hailey Royce has always set big goals for herself, so when she decided to set her sights on the jumper ring, she made
Liz Soroka Shelter Island, New York (“But really it’s wherever our camper is!”) Event Coordinator, Co-Founder of StableMaster LLC, Jump Designer, Etc. Liz enjoying a hike in Lake Placid, New York. Photo courtesy of Liz Soroka How long have you been part of the horse world? My parents moved our family from New Jersey to
By Britney Grover David O’Connor says he’s inspired by athletes from any sport who work to become true masters of their craft, but many would say that’s exactly what he did in eventing. By the time he retired from competition in 2004, he’d won every color of Olympic medal—including individual gold from the 2000
By Laurie Berglie For Joanie Morris, United States Equestrian Federation’s (US Equestrian) managing director of eventing, her work and play collide — and she wouldn’t have it any other way. A lover and fierce competitor of the sport of eventing since childhood, Joanie is inspired by those around her and strives to do her part
Saturday, July 08 2017 by Editor
By Lauren R. Giannini Portraits by Isabel J. Kurek Vicki Lowell began preparing for her new role as US Equestrian’s chief marketing and content officer as a kid when she was bitten by the horse bug. Her destiny was greatly influenced by an off-the-track Thoroughbred, bought by her father to lessen the shock of their
By Lauren R. Giannini When event rider Britt Sabbah teamed up with Saint Louie, a 14.1½-hand Welsh cross Paint gelding, she just wanted to have fun. And she did, because there’s nothing like riding and competing an athletic, scopey, cute pony whose buckskin coloring makes him even more noticeable. Adding to their story is the
Ariane Stiegler and Quietude The Amateur Rider Association of America (ARAA) has committed to standardize the height and the width in the Low, Medium and High Amateur Owner Jumper divisions across the country. With the USEF new rule and sub-categories of 1.20m/125m, 1.30m/1.35m and 1.40m/1.45m this year, it is now easier for shows across the
Carlisle Academy Congratulations to Carlisle Academy, New England’s premier integrative riding school, on receiving a federal grant of $52,100 from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Adaptive Sports Program. This grant was awarded in partnership with the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH) to increase and expand para-equestrian
Wednesday, September 16 2015 by Editor
Rebecca Hart and Schroeter’s Romani perform their Individual Test at the 2014 USEF Para-Equestrian Dressage National Championship & Selection Trial.
Every pony rider’s dream — Sydney Flashman and barn mate, Mara Chemerinsky, the afternoon before Pony Finals 2014 began.