Month: August 2016

Longines Equestrian Beijing Masters: 80 intensive hours in the Bird’s Nest

Preparation of the training area Longines Equestrian Beijing Masters It is one of the most exciting projects on the international equestrian sport scene: At the 6th Longines Equestrian Beijing Masters, ten international top riders will be competing against 150 Chinese riders.…

FEI Classics™: Antipodean stars vie for glory at Burghley

by Kate Green The Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials (GBR) has long brought out the best in antipodean riders and predictions are that one of the strong representation from ‘Down Under’ will triumph in this final leg of the FEI…

NUTRENA USEA AMERICAN EVENTING CHAMPIONSHIPS PRESENTED BY LAND ROVER

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 31 – SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 4 2016   TRYON INTERNATIONAL EQUESTRIAN CENTER WELCOMES THE ANNUAL NUTRENA USEA AMERICAN EVENTING CHAMPIONSHIPS PRESENTED BY LAND ROVER   –       The American Eventing Championships debut at the Tyron International Equestrian Center in North Carolina –      …

Jacqueline B. Mars Competition Grant Recipient Heard Shines at Millstreet International Horse Trials CCI3*

Millstreet Town, Co. Cork, Ireland – A small but mighty field contested the Millstreet International Horse Trials CCI3* this weekend with Jacqueline B. Mars Competition Grant recipient Lillian Heard giving a stellar performance to finish in fourth place. Lillian Heard…

Wisconsin Equine Derby Weekend 2016

Wisconsin Equine Derby Weekend 2016 . Emily Anderson won the first Barbara Biever Memorial Equitation Classic. West Bend, WI – August 26, 2016 – The Wisconsin Equine Derby Weekend provided a fun and educational weekend at the Washington County Fairgrounds,…

Shane Sweetnam Wins $10,000 Great Southwest Equestrian Center Jumper Class at Hampton Classic

    Georgina Bloomberg and Todd Minikus Top the $10,000 1.40 Jumper Classes Bridgehampton, NY – August 30, 2016 — In a five horse jump-off Shane Sweetnam of Ireland claimed victory in the $10,000 Great Southwest Equestrian Center Open Jumper…

GPL Prepares to ‘Polo Up!’ for Inaugural International Gay Polo Tournament Argentina

WELLINGTON, Fla. – August 30, 2016 – The Gay Polo League (GPL) is pleased to announce it will hold its First Annual International Gay Polo Tournament Argentina from December 7-9, 2016. The prestigious event takes place during the 123rd Argentine…

Haley Redifor and Ballon Secure Victory at Virginia Horse Show Association Medal Finals

Lexington, Va. – August 30, 2016 – After four days of elite competition at the picturesque Virginia Horse Center, Haley Redifor rode away with the tricolor ribbon and victory in the 2016 Virginia Horse Show Association (VHSA) Medal Finals aboard…

Bridges to Second Careers Roundtables at Thoroughbred Makeover

Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) announced today a schedule of meetings to identify both the strengths and the challenges of existing programs that transition Thoroughbred racehorses into careers after racing. Bridges to Second Careers Roundtables will take place on October 27…

Great Lakes Equestrian Festival Week Seven Wrap-Up: Aug. 24-28

The 2016 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival concluded on Sunday with Chile’s Samuel Parot and Quick Du Pottier winning the $100,000 Grand Traverse Grand Prix CSI3*. Traverse City, Mich. – Aug. 30, 2016 – Families, friends and show jumping enthusiasts alike traveled…