By Sophie St. Clair Twenty-three-year-old Nayel Nassar and his team of talented horses have racked up some impressive accolades, especially remarkable considering his age. In 2011, he competed in Doha, Qatar, placing fifth individually and winning a team bronze for Egypt at the Pan Arab Games. In 2012, he won the Artisan Farms Young Rider
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Canadian Grand Prix rider Ian Millar says, “I’m a very goal and destination focused person, but I’m also very attentive to the journey.” By Doris Degner-Foster Ian Millar’s journey is a long one. He became a member of Canada’s show jumping team in 1971, and has maintained a place on the team ever since
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Friday, April 04 2014 by Editor
Wellington, FL – April 3, 2014 – Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) is proud to congratulate all of the Circuit Champions for the 2014 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF). The 2014 circuit was a huge success featuring twelve weeks of world-class competition January 8 through March 30 at the beautiful Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) in Wellington, FL
By Kate Eagleton Cairo and I on his first day at East Wind Farms in Florida. He traveled all the way from Kentucky
Tuesday, January 28 2014 by Editor
In an unusual turn of events, the winter weather has begun to seriously affect us in southern Alabama. The freezing rain and sleet even has a name, Leon.
Friday, January 24 2014 by Editor
Wellington, FL – January 22, 2014 – The 2014 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF) began its third week of competition, sponsored by Fidelity Investments® , on Wednesday, January 22, with a win for Shane Sweetnam (IRL) and Spy Coast Farm LLC’s Cyklon 1083 in the $34,000 G&C Farm 1.45m FEI world ranking class. Week three continues through Sunday, January 26. The week will feature the $34,000 Ruby et Violette WEF Challenge Cup Round 3 on Thursday, the $34,000 Spy Coast Farm 1.45m on Friday, the highlight $125,000 Fidelity Investments® Grand Prix CSI 3* on Saturday night, and the $34,000 Suncast® 1.50m Championship Jumper Classic on Sunday.
Wellington, Florida – Adrienne Sternlicht of Greenwich, Connecticut, was the latest winner in the SSG Gloves “Go Clean for the Green” promotion following her victory in the $15,000 SJHOF High Amateur-Owner Classic held January 18 at the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, Florida. SSG Gloves is offering a total of $60,000 in bonus money over the 12-week circuit to reward riders for their loyalty to the SSG Gloves brand. Held Saturday morning in the International Arena, the $15,000 SJHOF High Amateur-Owner Classic saw 33 entries attempt the first round track set by Belgian course designer Luc Musette. Four riders accomplished the feat, and all four were wearing SSG ‘Digital’ style riding gloves to put themselves in contention for the $1,000 bonus. Adrienne Sternlicht, mounted on Oreade des Dames, is presented with a $1,000 bonus from SSG Gloves “Go Clean for the Green” promotion manager Jennifer Ward for wearing SSG ‘Digitals’ on her way to victory in the $15,000 High Amateur-Owner Classic held January 18 at the 2014 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL.
By Lauren R. Giannini Professional musician, concert clarinetist, avant-garde performer, recording artist, chamber musician and college professor are some of the “hats” worn by Jean Kopperud in her unusual and eventful career. She has even played her clarinet while jumping out of airplanes and dangling from a parachute. She rode western until she was
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She was on the fast track to international glory when life brought her plans to a halt. Now she’s back and ready to rock the FEI arena! By Dani Mortiz Looking back at her career, it was obvious the next logical step for Mary-Haskins Gurganus was the international arena. Her lifelong goal of making a
Sunday, January 05 2014 by Editor
Top Groom Leanne Callan gives us some tips that won her the 2013 Top Groom in the Grooms class sponsored by Shapley's and Sally Stith-Burdette, Director of Marketing for Shapley's gives us a breakdown of some of the products Leanne uses to create her magic.