Debbie McDonald

Preparing for Tokyo Olympic Weather–Hot & Humid

1 week ago admin Comments Off on Preparing for Tokyo Olympic Weather–Hot & Humid
With air conditioned stabling for horses, competitions under lights at night, organizers of the Tokyo Olympics nine months away and sport governing bodies around the world are making intensive preparations to deal with what may be the most torrid weather conditions in the history of the Games Read More

Gerry Ibanez of California’s Summit Farm Makes Winning Bid of $40,000 for Month of Training with USA Team Coach Debbie McDonald

7 months ago admin Comments Off on Gerry Ibanez of California’s Summit Farm Makes Winning Bid of $40,000 for Month of Training with USA Team Coach Debbie McDonald
RANCHO SANTA FE, California, April 27, 2019--Gerry Ibanez, owner of Summit Farm in Southern California, was the winning bidder of $40,000 for a month of training with United States team coach Debbie McDonald that he is donating for development of a Junior or Young Rider Read More

USA Launches Coaches Support Network to Expand Training, Support Across Nation–Willy Arts, Ali Brock, Ashley Holzer, Günter Seidel Sign On to Give Back

9 months ago admin Comments Off on USA Launches Coaches Support Network to Expand Training, Support Across Nation–Willy Arts, Ali Brock, Ashley Holzer, Günter Seidel Sign On to Give Back
Some of America's top riders and trainers, including three Olympians, have joined a Coaches Support Network newly created by the United States Equestrian Federation to expand training and support to overcome vast distances across the nation. The trainers described their involvement in the program unique in U.S. dressage as an "honor" to give back to the sport in which they have been successful. Read More

Laura Graves Named United States Equestrian of the Year for 2018

10 months ago admin Comments Off on Laura Graves Named United States Equestrian of the Year for 2018
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, Jan. 10, 2019--Laura Graves, who led the United States team to World Equestrian Games team silver and claimed individual silver and with her Verdades the first American to become No. 1 dressage combination in the world, on Thursday night was named U.S. Equestrian of the Year for 2018. Read More