Monthly Archives: July 2014

Shane Sweetnam and Bijzonder Blaze to Victory in $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic at Kentucky Summer Classic

    LEXINGTON, (Phelps) – Ireland’s Shane Sweetnam is well known for helping produce top young mounts, and today he showed how it is done with the 8-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding Bijzonder. When seven horses go double clear in the $25,000…

U.S. Off to a Determined Start at CDIO3* Hickstead

        From the USEF Communications Department Hickstead, United Kingdom– The U.S. produced determined performances in Grand Prix competition on Thursday at CDIO3* Hickstead. Brian Hafner and Susie Dutta, who make up half of the American Nations Cup…

Let It Rein

Reining By The Bay 2014 You know it’s going to be a weeklong battle in the saddle in every division when the increase in top horse and rider combinations over last year is a whopping 55%. The depth of talent…

Iowa’s Championship Rodeo

Sydney, Iowa, Bareback riding leaders: 1. Will Lowe, 87 points on Cervi Championship Rodeo’s Rose Puff; 2. (tie) Caine Riddle and Orin Larsen, 79 each; 4. Casey Colletti, 78; 5. Seth Hardwick, 77; 6. Ethan Assmann, 75. Steer wrestling: First…

Dodge City Roundup Rodeo

Dodge City, Kan., Bareback riding: 1. Casey Colletti, on Harry Vold Rodeo’s Painted Coast, and Casey Breuer, on Harry Vold’s Hot Valley, 85 points each; 3. Orin Larsen, 81; 4, Tilden Hooper, 78; 5. Winn Ratliff, 77; 6. (tie) Chris…

Kansas’ Biggest Rodeo

Phillipsburg, Kan., Steer wrestling leaders: 1. Kyle Irwin, 3.6 seconds; 2. Glen Clark, 4.1; 3. Nick Guy, 4.3; 4. Riley Duvall, 4.5; 5. (tie) Jeff Miller and Cooper Shofner, 4.6 each. Team roping leaders: 1. Turtle Powell/Dakota Kirchenschlager, 4.1 seconds;…

Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo

Abilene, Kan., Steer wrestling leaders: 1. Zac Parrington, 4.8 seconds; 2. (tie) Jeff Richardson and Tyler Pearson, 4.9 each; 4. Tooter Silver, 5.2; 5. Riley Duvall, 5.6; 6. Richy Coats, 6.1. Team roping leaders: 1. Derrick Begay/Will Woodfin, 4.4 seconds;…

Tim Goguen and Character Capture Championship at Kentucky Summer Classic

Lexington, KY –  At the end of today’s Kentucky Summer Classic Second Year Green Hunters, the hotly contested division championship had come down to a tie. Both Character, ridden by Tim Goguen, and Silhouette, ridden by John French, sat tied…

Young Jumpers Take Center Stage at Kentucky Summer Classic

Lexington, KY –  All eyes were on the up-and-coming horses of the future in the Rolex Stadium today as they vied for winning honors in the 7 & 8-Year-Old Jumpers and the 6-Year-Old Jumpers. Chris Ewanouski captured the first blue…

Kansas Biggest Rodeo and More

  Phillipsburg, Kan. – Steer wrestling leaders: 1. Glen Clark, 4.1 seconds; 2. Nick Guy, 4.3; 3. Joe Buffington, 5.6; 4. Chance Howard, 6.0; 5. Tooter Silver, 6.4; 6. Brock White, 11.1. Team roping leaders: 1. Tyler Wade/Kinney Harrell, 13.9…