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  • 20 May 2015 at 12 : 31 PM

    Rising Star, Unee BB- The Story Behind the Grand Prix Dressage Stallion Contending with Valegro

    Rising Star, Unee BB- The Story Behind the Grand Prix Dressage Stallion Contending with Valegro

      Newcomer, Unee BB, recently climbed the world rankings list with scores over 80% at the Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Final in Las Vegas. At first glance, one might not believe the humble beginnings of this world dressage star but this success story starts with a simple dream and a lot of determination. The makings of Unee BB began in the modest and professionally managed stable of Stal Waterval in the Netherlands. Unee BB, by Gribaldi x Dageraad, was noticed ...

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  • 17 May 2015 at 18 : 42 PM

    USEF High Performance West Coast Para Equestrian Dressage Symposium

    USEF High Performance West Coast Para Equestrian Dressage Symposium

        Develop the Coach PROGRAM June 14-16, 2015 8am-5pm Rancho Murieta, CA Selected High Performance Riders Auditors Welcome   USEF High Performance West Coast Para Equestrian Dressage Symposium  

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  • 17 May 2015 at 13 : 40 PM

    Brandie Holloway and Lucky Strike Fly to First Place in $50,000 Tryon Grand Prix

    Brandie Holloway and Lucky Strike Fly to First Place in $50,000 Tryon Grand Prix

    Brandie Holloway and Lucky Strike Fly to First Place in $50,000 Tryon Grand Prix  Amelia Zahn Wins Taylor Harris Insurance Services Children's Medal Aboard Coco Luxe         Mill Spring, NC - May 16, 2015 - The inaugural "Saturday Night Lights" Grand Prix at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) served a monumental occasion for the venue, as a large ...

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  • 17 May 2015 at 13 : 10 PM

    Jumping for Joy…And Money!

    Germantown Charity Horse Show Germantown, Tenn. - June 2-6 at the Germantown Charity Horse Show the jumpers will be out in full force to win big bucks.  Every night of the week starting at 5:00 PM there will be fierce competition for money culminating in the $25,000 Grand Prix on Saturday.  The pros will be here to jump as high and fast as necessary to take home the prize money so generously donated by our sponsors. On Tuesday the week starts with the $5000.00 Hunter/Jumper Versatility Challenge.  There are two rounds to this competition; the hunter-style round where the horses jump 3’3” to 3’6” and the jumper speed round looking for fastest clear round.  The top 12 jumpers ...

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  • 17 May 2015 at 13 : 13 PM

    Darby Mazzarisi Two-For-Two as Grand Adult Amateur Hunter Champion at Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows, Nikko Ritter Schools to a Win in $3,000 Open Jumper 1.30m

    May 14, 2015 Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. Darby Mazzarisi and Gemology (The Book LLC) North Salem, NY – May 14, 2015 – Darby Mazzarisi of Chesterfield, NJ, thought about ending her Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows on a high note last week after winning Grand Adult Amateur Hunter Champion aboard her own Gemology. However, after deciding to give Week 2 a try, she impressed again with another Grand Champion title to her credit. On The Grand Prix Field, Nikko Ritter and Casey jumped to blue in the $3,000 Open Jumper 1.30m. The Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows are in the second week of competition and run through Sunday, May 17, at the picturesque Old Salem Farm in North Salem, ...

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  • 17 May 2015 at 13 : 37 PM

    USEF Names Athletes for Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Team for CSIO3* Lisbon

    USEF Communications Department Lexington, Ky. – The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the athletes who will represent the U.S. at CSIO3* Lisbon, May 28-31 in Lisbon, Portugal. The following athletes will be on the U.S. Team for the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup competition: Heather Caristo-Williams (Saugerties, N.Y.) Alex Granato (Salt Lake City, Utah) Paige Johnson (The Plains, Va.) Catherine Pasmore (Wellington, Fla.) Denise Wilson (Dousman, Wis.) The USEF International High Performance Programs are generously supported by the USET Foundation, USOC, and USEF Sponsors and ...

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  • 17 May 2015 at 13 : 26 PM

    Sleeper and Russell Earn Wins at Biltmore Challenge Selection Trial

    USEF Communications Department Asheville, N.C. – The Biltmore Challenge, held May 1-2 at the historic Biltmore Estate, played host to a Selection Trial for the 2015 FEI Pan-American Endurance Championship for Seniors & Young Riders and the 2015 FEI World Endurance Championship for Young Riders & Juniors. Athletes aiming to compete at these championships eyed top performances in the CEI2* and CEIYJ2* held on May 1. Meg Sleeper (Frenchtown, N.J.) claimed top honors in the CEI2* 120km race with her own Syrocco Cadence. She and the 12-year-old Arabian mare finished with a time of 7:22:00, averaging 16.3 km/h. Melody Blittersdorf (Hartland, Vt.) rode her 15-year-old Arabian ...

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  • 17 May 2015 at 13 : 21 PM

    Olympic Veterans and Other Stars Set for Inaugural Split Rock Jumping Tour: An International Roster of Champions Will Light Up Lexington, May 22-24

    By Marty Bauman Lexington, KY - May 11, 2015 - There’s a new buzz around Lexington, KY, “the Horse Capital of the World,” as anticipation builds for next week’s debut of the new Split Rock Jumping Tour. The vision of veteran show jumper Derek Braun is about to come to fruition.  Promising an ‘unparalleled show jumping experience’ for riders, spectators, and sponsors, the Split Rock Jumping Tour will deliver two revolutionary sporting events at Split Rock Farm, The Lexington International – CSI3*, May 22-24, and The Bourbon International – CSI3*, October 9-11. Both are FEI-sanctioned CSI3* international events at a world-class venue that includes a pristine ...

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  • 17 May 2015 at 13 : 31 PM

    Mclain Ward and HH Azur Clean Up in $50,000 Old Salem Farm Grand Prix, presented by The Kincade Group, Victoria Colvin and Ovation Add Old Salem Farm Grand Junior Hunter Champion to Their Trophy Case

    Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. Mclain Ward and HH Azur (The Book LLC) North Salem, N.Y. – The first week of competition at The Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows wrapped on Sunday with Mclain Ward and Double H Farm's HH Azur besting 39 contenders in the $50,000 Old Salem Farm Grand Prix, presented by The Kincade Group. Also highlighting the final day of competition, Victoria Colvin and Ovation scored the Grand Junior Hunter Championship for the first time in Colvin's career at Old Salem Farm. The Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows run May 5-10 and May 12-17 at the picturesque Old Salem Farm in North Salem, NY. The shows feature over 130 hunter and jumper classes each week, bringing ...

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  • 17 May 2015 at 13 : 50 PM

    Mary Lisa Leffler and Carlot Claim $25,000 Blue Rock Classic Grand Prix Victory

    Mary Lisa Leffler and Carlot Claim $25,000 Blue Rock Classic Grand Prix Victory

      Littlestown, PA - May 16, 2015 - Mary Lisa Leffler's name has topped the leaderboard in both the hunter and jumper rings throughout the Blue Rock Classic at Swan Lake, and on Saturday night she claimed the horse show's biggest prize: the win in the $25,000 Blue Rock Classic Grand Prix. Leffler and Carlot, owned by Rolling Acres, were one of three combinations to produce a clear first round effort and advance to the jump-off, in which Carlot delivered a repeat clear performance. The first round course, designed by Catsy Cruz, saw riders run into small difficulties throughout with rails falling across the course. Particular trouble came for many riders over ...

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  • 17 May 2015 at 12 : 05 PM

    David Beisel and Lavish Collect $5,000 Hallway Feeds USHJA National Hunter Derby Victory at Kentucky Spring Classic

    David Beisel and Lavish Collect $5,000 Hallway Feeds USHJA National Hunter Derby Victory at Kentucky Spring Classic

      Lexington, KY - May 16, 2015 - David Beisel was not going to let the pouring rain stop him and Lavish from wowing the judges during the $5,000 Hallway Feeds USHJA National Hunter Derby at the Kentucky Spring Classic.   Beisel and Lavish, the 10-year-old gelding owned by Phyllis Harlow, shot to the top of the leader board during the classic round, taking all four of the high options along Bobby Murphy's course to earn a score of 89.   The pair excelled in the handy round, once again taking all of the high options and topping the charts with a score of 94. Beisel said that this is only the gelding's fifth time showing this year, and he just comes ...

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  • 16 May 2015 at 11 : 56 AM

    CARL HESTER CLINCHES BACK TO BACK WINDSOR WINS

    CARL HESTER CLINCHES BACK TO BACK WINDSOR WINS

        ROYAL WINDSOR HORSE SHOW REPORT Crowds were treated to another spectacular day of competition and stunning displays at Royal Windsor Horse Show, including the first win of the week for Her Majesty The Queen who once again was present to watch her horses and ponies compete and Carl Hester rounded off the evening with another near perfect performance and a red rosette. DRESSAGE: CARL HESTER CONTINUES HIS WINNING STREAK It was a British one-two in the FEI Grand Prix ...

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