Friday, January 22, 2021

US Equestrian to Recognize Sally Ike with 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Junior Equestrian of the Year Award to be presented at the virtual 2021 US Equestrian Annual Meeting. Sally...

Centenary University Equestrian Center receives the Gold Medal Horse Farm Award for 2020 by...

The University is recognized for its outstanding equine farm and dedication to environmental sustainability and management. HACKETTSTOWN, NJ, Dec. 2020—The Centenary University Equestrian Center received the Gold Medal Horse Farm Award for 2020 at a...

Alliy Moyer and Hero Are Super in $2,500 National Hunter Derby, Presented by Pilates...

Competition came to a close in the E.R. Mische Grand Hunter Ring on Friday, December 18, after the completion of the $2,500 National Hunter Derby, presented by Pilates Rocks. Horse-and-rider partnerships completed the first round...

Darragh Kenny Continues Hot Streak Riding Scarlett Du Sart Z in $25,000 New Year’s...

Wellington, FL – December 20, 2020 – The $25,000 New Year’s Grand Prix, presented by Vita Flex, took place on Sunday, December 20, the final day of the ESP New Year’s Show at the Palm...

USHJA Board of Directors Vote on Rule Change Proposals

The 2020 U.S. Hunter Jumper Association Annual Meeting, presented by Equicore, concluded Friday, December 11 with the Board of Directors submitting rule change proposal recommendations to the US Equestrian Board of Directors for final approval at their mid-year meeting.

Jennifer Bliss and Sugarman Claim Top Honors in $2,500 USHJA National Hunter Derby, Presented...

On Wednesday afternoon in the E.R. Mische Grand Hunter Ring, a group of horse-and-rider combinations competed for the blue ribbon in the $2,500 USHJA National Hunter Derby, presented by Wanderers Club. Robert McGregor created a...

Erynn Ballard and Classic Penny Fly to Victory in $25,000 ProElite National Grand Prix

Wellington, FL – December 17, 2020 – The $25,000 ProElite National Grand Prix took place on Thursday, December 17, the final day of the ESP Holiday III Show at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC)....

IN REMEMBRANCE NAOMI BLUMENTHAL–1942-2020

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Dec. 15, 2020 – The Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) leadership is saddened to announce that Naomi Blumenthal passed away peacefully Dec. 13, surrounded by her family. Blumenthal, 78, from Manlius, New...

Laura Kraut and Confu Come Out on Top in $214,000 Spy Coast Farm Holiday...

Wellington, FL – December 13, 2020 – The ESP Holiday II CSI4* at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) came to a close on Sunday after a week of international show jumping competition....

Keri Kampsen and Ocean Road Top the $10,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby, Presented by...

Friday’s $10,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby, presented by Equiline, put the spotlight on the hunter competitors in the E.R. Mische Grand Hunter ring during the ESP Holiday II CSI4*. The highlight hunter class of the...

Lucy Deslauriers and Hester Claim $73,000 Sweet Oak Farm 1.50m Qualifier CSI4* Win

Wellington, FL – December 11, 2020 – The ESP Holiday II CSI4* hit its midway point on Friday at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC), and show jumpers came out in high numbers...

IHSA Announces Results for Its Inaugural Online Horse Show, Powered by DigitalHorseShow.com

Fairfield, CT – December 10, 2020 – The Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) announced class winners and high-score riders of the Inaugural Online Horse Show, powered by DigitalHorseShow.com during the Results Celebration, Tuesday, December 8....

McLain Ward and Catoki Race to Victory in $37,000 Vobev Holiday II Opener CSI4*

Wellington, FL – December 10, 2020 – The ESP Holiday II CSI4* hosted its first FEI classes of the week on Thursday, December 10, at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC). Serving as...

Stacey Metcalfe Named Executive Director/CEO of Morven Park

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LEESBURG, VA – The Westmoreland Davis Memorial Foundation (WDMF) is pleased to announce that Stacey Metcalfe has been selected as the next Executive Director/CEO of Morven Park, effective January 11, 2021. WDMF...

IEA Welcomes USDF as Newest Member Partner

December 7, 2020 (Columbus, Ohio) – The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) is proud to announce that the United States Dressage Federation (USDF) has become the organization’s newest Member Partner.  With this alliance, USDF will be named the title sponsor...

Geoffrey Hesslink and Luminosity Lead the Way in $1,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby, Presented...

The $1,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby, sponsored by Gold Coast Feed, took place Friday at PBIEC. Operating under a Hunt and Go format, the class featured one round of riding. Rather than the top pairs...

Darragh Kenny and Belo Horizonte Slice to Success in $25,000 Year End National Grand...

Wellington, FL – December 7, 2020 – The week’s hunter/jumper competition reached its pinnacle on Sunday during the ESP Year End Awards Show at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) when 50 challengers...

Helmet Research Fundraising Hits Milestone … Research will Begin

Through the collaborative and generous commitments of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), the U.S. Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA), the U.S. Eventing Association (USEA), and a major matching grant from Jacqueline Mars, more than...

US Equestrian Announces Addition of 2020 Green Pony Hunter Section to 2021 USEF Pony...

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the addition of a 2020 Green Pony Hunter section to the competition schedule of the 2021 USEF Pony Hunter National Championships to be hosted in Lexington, Ky. at...

Recap: 2020 Nutrena® Young Horse Show Finals presented by Spy Coast Farm Sees Record...

Mill Spring, NC – December 1, 2020 – The 2020 edition of the Nutrena® Young Horse Show Finals presented by Spy Coast Farm welcomed a record 130 entries to Tryon International Equestrian Center and Resort (TIEC) November 5-8, 2020,...

USHJA Announces 2020 Annual Award Recipients Ahead of Evening of Equestrians

Lexington, Ky.—Dec. 1, 2020—The U.S. Hunter Jumper Association is pleased to announce the 2020 USHJA Annual Awards recipients, including the Lifetime Achievement Award, Amateur Sportsmanship Award, Vital Horse Show Staff Awards and more.Mary Babick,...

Applications Now Open For 2021 Thoroughbred Makeover

Applications are now open for the 2021 competition year of the Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America. Applications will be accepted through January 15, 2021. Accepted trainers will be...