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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

Safe Supplements For EMS/IR and Cushing’s Horses

Eleanor M. Kellon, VMD The cornerstone of managing horses and ponies with metabolic issues resulting in high insulin, is tight control of their diet — specifically, avoiding anything that would promote higher insulin. Easy weight gain,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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,...

Jordan Allen and Chevito Rock the Bruno Delgrange Large Junior Hunter 16-17 3’6” Division

Some of the best junior hunter riders took to the Rost Arena at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center on March 16 to see who would be named champion of the Bruno Delgrange Large...

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...

Private Practice Makes Triumphant Return to Competition with Martha Ingram in Amateur-Owner Hunters 3’3”...

By Summer Grace and Amanda Picciotto Feitosa for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. The first championship title awarded Sunday in the E.R. Mische Grand Hunter Arena, went to Private Practice and Martha Ingram in the Amateur-Owner...