The Temecula Valley National Horse Show II hit its halfway mark Friday, with Nilforushan Equisport Events' third day of competition featuring the $10,000 Meyer Selles 1.40m Jumpers in the Audi Grand Prix Arena. Susan Hutchison and Notable ultimately showcased their skills best, galloping to the... Read More
Today's $25,000 Markel Insurance Welcome Grand Prix tested forty-five entries over a challenging course with a tight time allowed. Of the ten who advanced to the jump-off, Ashlee Bond rode two horses to double clean finishes, emerging with the first place prize aboard Ace of Hearts. Read More
Parker had plenty of praise for her horse. "He's awesome. He's always very competitive. He makes my job easy," she noted. "He was actually very fresh today. So at the last minute I switched my bridle, because I know he likes a certain bridle when he's fresh. We know each other so well, so that's... Read More
Not new to the winner's circle, Luzardo and Stan, a 10-year-old Hanoverian gelding, started off the year with a CSI4* win in the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Valle de Bravo. Luzardo said, "Stan is absolutely amazing. I bought him in Germany when he was seven. Last year, I was able to take him... Read More
After competing in some of Mexico's top shows, including the Longines Global Champions Tour in Mexico City, this is the pair's third grand prix start this season and their first win. Thrilled with the results of his efforts, Jimenez Torres said, "I've been riding him since he was four. He has... Read More
FEI Course Designer Mauricio Garcia of Puerto Rico designed a tough track for the highlight class of twenty-six entries. Although he said that each jump could be a challenge, he noted that he always builds "one solid jump, one light jump, and one wide jump." On this course, the 'light' jump at... Read More
With five rides left to compete, none could top Pratt and Concorde's effort. Two more finished double clean, Harley Brown and Apex (Emma Reichow, owner) had time of 41.56 with no faults, ultimately second. And last to go, Young Rider Hannah Heidegger on Monarch International's Rodster D'Amaury,... Read More
Nassar thought the course suited the competition. "I thought he did a good job course wise, it was a solid 1.50m. He had a scopey triple and a couple careful verticals. There was enough in there to keep the riders motivated and to keep them on point." Nassar bought Lordan as a seven-year-old. Now... Read More
No stranger to 1.40m courses, Dickerson has worked with and competed at some of the best events for Young Riders. Dickerson was impressed when he walked the course. "I always have the words of George Morris and Karen Healey in my head when I walk. And I thought that this course was like a chess... Read More
An awestruck Bridges couldn't believe he was at the front of a victory gallop with many of his idols galloping behind him. How did he win? "I think I was a little bit tighter coming around to the liverpool oxer. I caught it on a right to left angle where a lot of people were coming out too far,... Read More

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