After proving that she has what it takes to jump against international-caliber horses and riders, Tina la Boheme is facing a promising future with Ward. “I hope to have another really nice grand prix horse next year,” he said. “This is how we make them. You have to put in some work, but you have... Read More
Hester and Deslauriers have been partners in the jumper ring for several years and have collected many top placings. Their plans currently include moving up over the summer into the 1.50m ranks. “He’s really an incredible partner, and I’m so lucky that I get to ride him,” said Deslauriers. “He’s... Read More
Ward and Rothchild celebrated a homecoming on the Grand Prix Field at Old Salem Farm this week. It was at the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows in 2008 that Ward jumped his first class aboard the then seven-year-old Belgian Sport Horse gelding. Ward had recently imported Rothchild and was... Read More
“These events give our age group a new division to show in instead of having to turn professional as soon as we turn 18,” said Firestone, who is a junior at Lynn University majoring in Environmental Studies. “It's nice to compete against people at my level, but the classes are always tough enough... Read More
Ruttura is coming off a season of change with a new trainer, new horse, and newly restored confidence. She recently made a move back to the Northeast, after spending several years in Tennessee and Florida, to begin training with Louise Serio. After suffering a sports injury not related to riding... Read More
Ward was happy to have HH Carlos Z's experience on his side over the “tricky” course. “It is nice to have a horse like Carlos who is very predictable,” he said. “I think the younger horses found it harder to pass a few of the tests, but you know when you have a horse like I do, you don’t have to... Read More
Goetzmann, who trains with Stacia Madden of Beacon Hill Show Stables, was sitting fourth on an 86 before the top 12 riders in the Equitation Challenge returned for the second round. “Whenever we riders are coming back a little behind, [Stacia] always gives us confidence, but also a push to win,”... Read More
verson has had the ride on Donar R, a 13-year-old Belgian Warmblood gelding, for a year after partnering with Emil Spadone and Paul Hendrix to add him to her string. “He had a slow winter, but a really great spring so far,” said Iverson of her mount. “I'm always looking for that special horse,... Read More

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