THIS Rider Profile: Catherine Kramer

BY TYLER BUI Catherine Kramer, an 18-year-old from Indiana, will begin her career as a student-athlete on Baylor University’s Hunt Seat Equestrian Team this fall after a successful junior career in the equitation and hunter...

18 MET Students Receive Grants for Clarkson Courses and Equestrian Training Sessions 

By Tatum Mitchell Eighteen members of Metropolitan Equestrian Team (MET) received various grants to participate in college-accredited equestrian courses with Clarkson University, as well as a week-long equestrian training session at Emily Elek’s Stonewall Farm...

William Burtard and Quicksilver Electric Slide Secure WIHS Pony Medal Win at Lamplight Spring...

Edited Press Release Wayne, Ill. – June 18, 2022 – Riders gathered at Hunter 2 during the Lamplight Spring Spectacular II to showcase their ponies this weekend in the hunter and equitation divisions as the summer...

Mändli Makes it to the Winner’s Circle in Traverse City

Edited Press Release Beat Mändli (SUI) is done being a bridesmaid in Traverse City. Already three times a second-place finisher since arriving during week two of the Traverse City Spring series, presented by Turtle Creek...

A Dream Come True for Matthew Sampson in RBC Grand Prix of Canada at...

Edited Press Release Spruce Meadows (June 18, 2022) - Thirty-six riders qualified throughout the week for the RBC Grand Prix of Canada, presented by Rolex. Any rider with hopes of victory had to pilot their horses...

Aaron Vale & Prescott Prove Invincible in $50,000 Lugano Diamonds CSI3* Welcome Prix

Edited Press Release Ocala, FL – International show jumping resumed tonight at World Equestrian Center – Ocala with the $50,000 Lugano Diamonds FEI CSI3* Welcome Prix. Thirty elite international competitors representing twelve nations contested Guilherme Jorge’s (BRA)...

Lisa Goldman-Smolen and Nike Nab $50,000 HITS Grand Prix at Lamplight Spring Spectacular II

Edited Press Release Wayne, Ill. – June 19, 2022 – It was a Red Coat Farm top-three finish during Sunday’s $50,000 HITS Grand Prix at the Lamplight Spring Spectacular II. Trainer and Illinois-native Lisa Goldman-Smolen had...

Aaron Vale and Elusive Cruise to Victory in $100,000 Florida Coast Equipment Grand Prix...

Edited Press Release Ocala, FL – The first Saturday night grand prix of World Equestrian Center – Ocala’s 2022 USEF Summer Series kicked off Saturday evening with 32 competitive horse-and-rider combinations vying for the win...

Chris Payne and Reign are Supreme to Win First-Ever $150,000 Hunter Grand Prix at...

Edited Press Release The Lugano Diamonds Split Rock Jumping Tour (SRJT) made history Saturday night at the Kentucky Horse Park with one of the largest purses offered in hunter competition in the first-ever $150,000 Hunter...

Nicole McMillion Makes Her Mark in American Tradition of Excellence Equitation Challenge

Edited Press Release ­June 22, 2022 – San Juan Capistrano, CA –Nicole McMillion topped a field of 70 entries to become the fifth winner of the prestigious American Tradition of Excellence Equitation Challenge, presented by...

Karrie Rufer Rides to Victory in $25,000 Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Grand Prix at Blenheim...

Edited Press Release June 25, 2022 – San Juan Capistrano, CA –Karrie Rufer rode Stern Dei Folletti to the win in Saturday afternoon’s $25,000 Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Grand Prix, held during the June Classic III at Blenheim...

Applications Now Open for 2023 Andrew Ryback Photography Scholarship, Deadline 3/31

The Andrew Ryback Photography and The Plaid Horse Higher Learning Scholarship is returning in 2023. Over the past years, the scholarship has awarded over $15,000 to students pursuing higher education.  The scholarship is open to...

2022 USHJA Gochman Grant for USEF Pony Finals Recipients Announced

Edited Press Release Lexington, Ky.—June 14, 2022—The U.S. Hunter Jumper Association is pleased to announce Peyton Parks, Tegan Price and Elizabeth Serafini as the 2022 recipients of the USHJA Gochman Grant for USEF Pony Finals. Through...

Trademark Triumphs in Traverse City Hunter Derby

Edited Press Release Geoffrey Hesslink scored an emotional win Sunday morning in the $10,000 Traverse City Hunter Derby, presented by Alltech. Aboard the stunning Trademark, owned by Shadowfax Equestrian, LLC, Hesslink and the 11-year-old Hanoverian...

Paying it Forward: Prixview Partners With EQUUS Foundation Ahead of Fairfield County Hunt Club...

By Catie Staszak/Catie Staszak Media, Inc. for Prixview The revolutionary data and gaming company Prixview is expanding once again—and paying it forward. The first of its kind data analytics and fantasy gaming company for the sport...

McCauley Bros. Feed Announces Partnership With Trillium Sport Horses’ Erin MacDonald

Edited Press Release  –  McCauley Bros. Feed, an Alltech company, is proud to announce a partnership with Erin MacDonald, the owner of and trainer at Trillium Sport Horses, located near Ocala, Florida. “It is a true honor to partner...

Kelli Cruciotti VanderVeen Rises in the Ranks in Michigan

Edited Press Release Despite her horse’s name, Kelli Cruciotti VanderVeen (USA) hasn’t had the ride on Forever SFN for long. A partnership that just molded in March of 2022, the pair is making making their mark on...

IEA Awards Over 100,000 in Cash and Collegiate Partner Scholarships During 20th Anniversary Season

Edited Press Release Monday, June 20, 2022 (Columbus, OH) – The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) awarded $108,050 in cash scholarships and collegiate scholarships during their 20th Anniversary Season in 2021-2022. This total marks the largest single-year distribution of scholarship funds in the...

THIS Rider Profile: Olivia Pittenger

BY TYLER BUI After finding success in the pony ring, 14-year-old Olivia Pittenger has her sights set firmly on the THIS National Children’s Medal Final.  “I'm from Austin, Texas, and I started riding when I was...

Megan Bash and Jackson VDL Notch Third $10,000 WEC Wilmington Welcome Win

Edited Press Release Wilmington, Ohio – Week 13 of World Equestrian Center’s Winter Classic horse show series brought a field of 12 jumpers to challenge the $10,000 Welcome Stake 1.35m in the Sanctuary arena over...

Sabrina Hall and Aviatrix Land Adult Amateur Hunter Championship in Traverse City

Edited Press Release Longtime Traverse City competitor Sabrina Hall ended on a high note Saturday as she exited the GGT Footing ring a hack winner and champion of the Adult Amateur Hunter division, sponsored by...

Tracy Fenney and MTM Apple Taste Victory in $75,000 Coca-Cola Beverages Florida Grand Prix

The final Ocala NSBA Summer Series grand prix kicked off early Saturday morning as 55 competitive entries took to the WEC Grand Arena to contest the $75,000 Coca-Cola Beverages Florida Grand Prix. FEI Level IV course...