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Ots and his father, Max Ots have owned Lucky Strike an eight year old Hanoverian gelding by Lord Laurie-Heidi X His Highness since he was three years old, and Ots has been the sole rider and trainer. Read More
Craig Stanley’s first photo of his Habanero CWS, the Markel/USEF Six Year Old National Champion was as an embryo. Now a six-year-old that embryo is the highest scoring American bred horse and National Champion. Read More
Craig Stanley and Habanero CWS (Idocus x Caliente DG) continued to impress the judges with their development. As the champions in the 2016 USEF Young Horse Four-Year-Old division, he and his KWPN gelding earned a score of 8.98 in the USEF Six-Year-Old Preliminary Test. Read More
Endel Ots of Wellington, Florida, rode Max Ots’ 8-year-old Hanoverian gelding Lucky Strike to the blue ribbon in the Prix St. Georges for the Markel/USEF Developing Horse Prix St. Georges Dressage National Championship with a score of 72.794 percent. Read More
Alice Tarjan and Fairouz (Frazoslis–Diva, Don Frederico) took the lead in the USEF 5-Year-Old Preliminary Test on Wednesday, accumulating impressive scores from the judges to take the first place prize at the Markel/USEF Developing Horse Dressage National Championships. Read More
Competition for the Markel/USEF Young & Developing Horse Dressage National Championships began in the Dunham Ring at the Lamplight Equestrian Center. In the USEF 4-Year-Old Test, it was Emily Miles riding Sole Mio who impressed the judges to secure the victory. Read More
This is a program and a goal that requires total dedication for all involved. We recognize and appreciate the support of the our National Coach Christine Traurig, the riders, owners, breeders and grooms making the jouney to Lamplight each year. Read More
It’s been nothing short of a banner year for Custom Saddlery’s “Most Valuable Riders (MVRs)”. At the Markel/USEF Young & Developing Horse Dressage National Championships held at Lamplight Equestrian Center in Wayne, Illinois many Custom Saddlery MVR’s enjoyed a victory gallop Read More
International Grand Prix rider Dr. Cesar Parra has claimed a stellar victory in the Developing Grand Prix National Championship aboard his superstar mount Fashion Designer OLD, a 9-year-old Oldenburg gelding bred by Heike Kind in Germany and owned by Parra with Martin Sosnoff. Read More

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