Selten HW & San Shivago, California-Owned Sandro Hit Offspring, Take Top Two Places in US 5-Year-Old Championships

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WAYNE, Illinois, Aug. 22--Selten HW, a Sandro Hit gelding that Elizabeth Ball has been riding for only two months, won the US National Dressage Championships for five-year-olds Saturday. The horse won the four-year-old 2008 championships for four-year-old horses, but ridden by a trainer she left it with to develop. Read More

AESTHETE, TRAINED LIKE AN EVENT HORSE, IS US 4-YEAR-OLD CHAMPION

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WAYNE, Illinois, Aug. 22--Aesthete, a Dutch warmblood gelding bought by the owners for the trainer of their fox hunters, Karen Monks-Reilly, won the Markel/USEF National Young Horse Championship for four-year-olds Saturday. Read More

CABANA BOY RIDDEN BY CHRIS HICKEY HEADING TO HISTORIC TRIPLE AT USEF NATIONAL CHAMPS

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WAYNE, Illinois, Aug. 22--Cabana Boy ridden by Chris Hickey on Saturday convincingly won the USEF National Developing Horse Dressage Championships sponsored by the Dutta Corp. and Performance Sales International, to take a major step toward an historic triple of being the champion at five and six years old and in their first year of the developing horse series Read More

San Shivago & Selten HW, California-Owned Sandro Hit OffSpring, Take Top Two Places in US 5-Year-Old Champs

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WAYNE, Illinois, Aug. 21--San Shivago, a Sandro Hit stallion out of a Donnerhall mare, won the five-year-old preliminary test at the Markel/USEF National Young Horse Championships Friday, giving the rider/owner Louise Koch a "fresh start" to her riding career at age 62 Read More

New International Equestrian Federation Awards Announced

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Aug. 19--The first ever FEI Awards "to celebrate the equestrian community and pay tribute to the heroes of the sport" were announced Tuesday by the International Equestrian Federation Read More

USEF Committees Nominating New American Dressage Chef d’Equipe/National Coach Meet, Hear Regrets Over Selection Process

9 years ago admin Comments Off on USEF Committees Nominating New American Dressage Chef d’Equipe/National Coach Meet, Hear Regrets Over Selection Process
WELLINGTON, Florida, Aug. 18--The U.S. Equestrian Federation committees that nominated Anne Gribbons as the new American chef d'equipe met for 2 1/2 hours Tuesday with expressions of regret over what some regard as a flawed selection process. Overriding much of the confidential discussions by committee members over phone links across the United States and Europe was a preoccupation with so-called "leaks" to the media Read More

European Dressage Championships Final Entries Released

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WINDSOR. England, Aug. 17--Final nominated entries for the European Dressage Championships Aug. 25-30 were released Monday. Fifty-six horses and riders from 19 nations are entered Read More

UPDATE: Lauren Sammis & Sagacious HF Victors in Grand Prix & Freestyle at New York CDI3*

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SAUGERTIES, New York, Aug. 16–Pan American Games team gold and individual silver medalists Lauren Sammis and Sagacious HF overcame 90F-degree (32C) temperatures to win both the Grand Prix and the Grand Prix Freestyle at Centerline Events at HITS on the Hudson CDI3*. Sammis of South Orange, New Jersey, and the Hyperion Farm-owned 10-year-old Dutch warmblood Read More