Saturday, March 6, 2021

Cian O’Connor and Careca LS Elite Capture the $50,000 Restylane Grand Prix CSI2*

By Kate Pettersen and Sabrina Brashares for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. It was the luck of the Irish on Sunday afternoon as Cian O’Connor piloted Careca LS Elite, owned by Ronnoco Jump Ltd, to a...

Deusser Doubles Down with Second Win of the Week in the $73,000 CaptiveOne Advisors...

By Kate Pettersen and Sabrina Brashares for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. Daniel Deusser (GER) felt the need for speed once again aboard Kiana Van Het Herdershof, owned by Stephex Stables, picking up a win in the...

Jamie Sailor and Skyhawk Dominate $50,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby

By Sydney Lowe Derby contenders braved the Grand Prix Stadium Sunday morning for the $50,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, sponsored by Butet. With an impressive list of thirty-five horse and rider combinations in the order...

Libbie Gordon Pilots High Society to Top Honors in the Small Junior Hunter 3’6”...

By Jennifer Wood and Sabrina Brashares for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. Hunter competition finished in Ring 7 on Saturday with the naming of the Small Junior Hunter 3’6” 16-17 champion. Libbie Gordon and her own...

Shane Sweetnam and Alejandro Speed to $401,000 Douglas Elliman Real Estate Grand Prix CSI5*...

By Jennifer Wood and Sabrina Brashares for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. The first five-star grand prix of the season was a treat for show-jumping fans as Shane Sweetnam (IRL) and Alejandro, owned by Sweet Oak,...

Kyle King and Enzo Crowned $75,000 Go Rentals Grand Prix Champions

By Sydney Lowe Featured show jumping competition concluded week four of Desert Circuit with the $75,000 Go Rentals Grand Prix. A roster of thirty-four athletes contested Alan Wade’s (IRL) grand prix course with thirteen riders...

Brian Murphy and Denison Park Combat Earn $20,000 WEC Welcome Prix Victory

The $20,000 Welcome Prix 1.45m brought an international field of riders to the Stadium at World Equestrian Center — Ocala with nine countries represented in the class. The course for the Welcome Prix 1.45m...

Charles Casey and Charismatic earn top honors in the $15,000 WEC Derby 3′ Non...

Forty-one entries contested the course in the $15,000 WEC Derby 3′ Non Pro. The course was identical to that of the $15,000 WEC Derby 3′ Open with four high options and several opportunities for...

Hillary Johnson and Moonwalk earn the blue ribbon in the $15,000 WEC Derby 3′...

The $15,000 WEC Derby 3′ Open saw a field of 31 entries vying for the win over a course designed by Joseph Carnicom that featured four high options and several inside turn opportunities in...

Amanda Steege Pilots Lafitte De Muze to Victory in the $20,000 WEC Hunter Derby...

More than 100 entries took over two rings for the Winter Spectacular Week 6 Derby Friday at the World Equestrian Center — Ocala Winter Spectacular. The highlight of the day was the $20,000 WEC...

Dominic Gibbs Drives Away with WEC Premier Cup Equitation Championship

The WEC Grand Arena played host to the WEC Premier Cup Equitation Final where 59 talented junior riders were tested over a traditional three-phase Equitation format with jump heights set at 3’6″. Competition was...

Q The Music and Alexis Taylor Dance to Victory in $2500 USHJA National Hunter...

By Sydney Lowe Derby contenders took center stage for the first of two derby opportunities during the fourth week of Desert Circuit. A field of thirty-three entries competed in the $2,500 USHJA National Hunter Derby...

Katie Laurie and Cera Caruso Capture the Blue in $30,000 FarmVet Grand Prix

By Emily Kerr Forty-one pairs put forward their best efforts Thursday afternoon against Course Designer Alan Wade’s (IRE) twelve obstacle course in the $30,000 FarmVet Grand Prix. Of the original pool, eight pairs rode fault...

Debbie Bass and Carat Earn the Tricolor Ribbon in the 2’9” WEF Adult Amateur...

By Kate Pettersen and Sabrina Brashares for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. On Friday, 16 horse-and-rider combinations competed for the championship title in the WEF 2’9” Adult Amateur Hunters in Ring 12. In the end, Debbie...

Jim Ifko and Un Diamant Des Forets Fly High in the $37,000 Restylane 1.45m...

By Kate Pettersen and Sabrina Brashares for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. On Friday afternoon, Jim Ifko (CAN) piloted Un Diamant Des Forets, owned by Eventyre Farms, to a fast and fault-free jump-off round to capture...

Deusser Does It Again in the $37,000 Bainbridge 1.45m Classic CSI5*

By Kate Pettersen and Sabrina Brashares for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. Hot off his grand prix win on Sunday during the fourth week of the 2021 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF), Daniel Deusser (GER) jumped back...

Bates Saddles Become an Official Partner of British Eventing

Bates Saddles have affirmed their commitment to the British eventing community through this prestigious partnership with the peak body in England. “We are thrilled to welcome Bates Saddles on board as an Official Partner of...

Jimmy Torano Celebrates His Birthday with the Green Conformation Hunter Championship

By Kate Pettersen and Sabrina Brashares for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. Competition for the Green Conformation Hunter division wrapped up on Thursday in the E.R. Mische Grand Hunter Ring. Jimmy Torano, who was also celebrating...

Olivia Chowdry Rides to Second Win In Two Weeks In $6,000 Restylane 1.45m CSI2*

By Kate Pettersen and Sabrina Brashares for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. Fresh off an opening day victory in the CSI2* during WEF 4 with Chuck Berry 8, Olivia Chowdry (USA) repeated her performance, this time...

Lucy Deslauriers and Hester Lead the Way, Capturing the Adequan WEF Challenge Cup Round...

By Kate Pettersen and Sabrina Brashares for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. February 11, 2021 – Wellington, FL – Lucy Deslauriers (USA) and Hester, owned by Lisa Deslauriers, were in fine form on Thursday, February 11,...

Sydney Shulman and Villamoura Kick Off WEF 5 with a Victory in the $37,000...

February 10, 2021 – Wellington, FL – Sydney Shulman (ISR) piloted Villamoura, owned by Jill Shulman, to the top of the class in the $37,000 Douglas Elliman Real Estate 1.45m CSI5* to open the...

Kenny Knocks Out Another Turf Tour Victory

Napa Valley-inspired To-Kalon Farm's verdant polo field hosted two arenas of show jumping on the grass for Turf Tour 6, who's Wednesday competition saw Ireland's Darragh Kenny put another win in his 2021 resume....