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Equestrian sport confirmed in Initial Sports Program for Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games

Edited Press Release The FEI President has welcomed the announcement by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that Equestrian sport is officially confirmed in the Initial Sports Programme for Los Angeles 2028. The confirmation for inclusion in the...

In Memoriam: Roy Burek of Charles Owen

We are sad to learn that Roy Burek of Charles Owen passed away peacefully on April 27, 2019, after having a heart attack in his sleep. The following is from Charles Owen in tribute...

Jessica Springsteen & Volage du Val Henry Victorious in Agria Prize CSI 4* at...

By Jumper News Stockholm, Sweden – November 26, 2021 – Jessica Springsteen (USA) and Volage du Val Henry were victorious in the $610,000 (SEK) Agria Prize CSI 4*, the feature show jumping challenge Friday at the Sweden International Horse Show CSI...

Scott Stewart and Catch Me Among First Champions Crowned at WEF WCHR Week 2021

By Kate Pettersen, Summer Grace, and Sabrina Brashares for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. The first hunter champions of the World Champion Hunter Rider (WCHR) competition were awarded on Thursday, February 18, at the sixth week...

Samantha Thren Pilots Always Sunny to the Take2 Thoroughbred Hunter Championship

By Jennifer Wood and Sabrina Brashares for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. The Take2 Thoroughbred Hunter division wrapped up on Thursday in Ring 12 after two days of competition. Samantha Thren, of West Chester, PA, and...

USEF Suspends Competitions in California for 14 Days

From US Equestrian Communications Department Lexington, Ky. - USEF continues to work closely with the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), competition organizers, and participants to manage the EHV-1 situation in CA and provide updates...

From the Ground, Up—Literally: How Andrew Philbrick Built Princeton Show Jumping Around a Surface

By Catie Staszak/Catie Staszak Media, Inc. In the modern age of show jumping, surface is paramount. Ask Princeton Show Jumping Founder Andrew Philbrick, and he’ll tell you, he saw it coming. He needs only to point...

Ava Stearns Captures Prestigious Victory in 2019 ASPCA Maclay National Championship at National Horse...

Lexington, Ky. – Nov. 3, 2019 – On the final day of its 136th anniversary, the National Horse Show welcomed junior equitation riders to the Alltech Arena for the ASPCA Maclay National Championship, presented by...

Dover Saddlery Announces Change of Ownership to Promus Equity Partners, LLC 

Edited Press Release Dover Saddlery®, the leading omni-channel retailer of equestrian products, today announces its acquisition by an affiliate of Promus Equity Partners, LLC. The Promus private equity team has decades of experience investing in...

Faces of Pin Oak: Colleen Acosta

Owner & trainer Fairway Farm • Cross Roads, TX BY KRISTIN PITZER Colleen Acosta has been riding since before she could walk. Her mom, Scheryl Smith, was a local Pony Club trainer, and when Acosta was...

Watch: Hunt Tosh and Cannon Creek Lead After Round One of Platinum Performance/USHJA International...

After riding to victory in the 3'/3'3" section of the Platinum Performance/USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Championships aboard Ceil Wheeler's Twain, Hunt Tosh continued his strong form Friday in Lexington, KY, riding away with the...

Jordan Gilchrist and Shy Boy Win $11,000 in Rider Bonus Money at the Great...

Trainer Laura Hightower and her daughter Jordan Gilchrist bought Shy Boy, the stunning black Zweibruker stallion three years ago with the hopes that he would become a top hunter. He is proving them right....

Junior Rider Bella Kay Wins $30,000 USHJA International Derby at Pin Oak II

Katy, Texas – March 30, 2019 – Week II of the 2019 Pin Oak Charity Horse Show is flying by as the week wraps up with big wins before the weekend. The jumper ring shined...

Mighty Madeline Davis Rides Again

BY JIM ARRIGON, COACH OF OHIO UNIVERSITY EQUESTRIAN I’ve coached her since 6th grade and we’ve never been prouder of a ribbon.  Twelve days after brain surgery, Madeline Davis, the Ohio University rider who won the...

Laura Cho and Westley Victorious in the Texas Winter Series USHJA National Hunter Derby

Katy, Texas – February 21, 2020 An exciting afternoon of competition took place at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center as 14 horse and rider combinations stepped into the ring to vie for their share of...

John French Wins Fourth WCHR Pro Challenge Riding Babylon

John French of Wellington, Florida, piloted Babylon to the victory in the $25,000 World Championship Hunter Rider (WCHR) Professional Challenge, sponsored by The Gochman Family, at the 2021 Capital Challenge Horse Show on Wednesday,...

Chris Wynne and Correlation Top the 2019 Virginia Hunter Championships Presented by Markel Insurance

Peg Seals, Shannon Maguire, Emma Woodworth, & Emily Roberson Win Big in the Largest Championships to Date Lexington, VA – August 10, 2019 – The fifth annual Virginia Hunter Championships, presented by Markel Insurance,...

Olivia Sweetnam Sweeps Pony Hunters at Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Harrisburg, PA - Following the conclusion of Pony Hunter competition at the 75th annual Pennsylvania National Horse Show in Harrisburg, PA, Olivia Sweetnam may need a new suitcase to carry her ribbons home to Wellington, FL. The...

Winning Wednesday for Ward in the $37,000 Douglas Elliman Real Estate 1.45m CSI5*

By Kate Pettersen for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. On the opening day of week seven at the 2021 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF), McLain Ward (USA) and Catoki, owned by Marilla van Beuren, Bob Russell, and...

NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team Announces Athlete Short List for 2022 FEI Jumping World Championships...

From the US Equestrian Communications Department Lexington, Ky. –  The NetJets U.S. Jumping Team is pleased to announce the ten athletes selected to the Short List for the 2022 FEI Jumping World Championships to be held...

US Equestrian Announces 2022-2024 Adequan®/USEF Junior Hunter National Championship East and West Venue Locations

From the US Equestrian Communications Department Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian is pleased to announce the new host locations for the 2022-2024 Adequan/USEF Junior Hunter National Championships on both the East and West coasts.Adequan®/USEF Junior Hunter...

Amateur and Junior Hunter Riders Take the Spotlight Friday on of WCHR Week at...

By Kate Pettersen, Kimberlyn Beaudoin, and Sabrina Brashares for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. The third day of the World Championship Hunter Rider (WCHR) week featured junior and amateur 3’3” hunter divisions in the International Arena....