The Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping, that is the ultimate challenge of the show jumping sport: Winning the three big Majors – Geneva, Aachen and Spruce Meadows – in succession and thus rising to the peak of the sport. That is every top rider’s dream. And on Sunday, we will find out whether this... Read More
The International Ring at Spruce Meadows Masters in Calgary, Canada, did not start until 5:00 p.m. but once it did the challenge began, first with Kent Farrington and Uceko winning the $210,000 Tourmaline Oil Cup on one time fault. That was followed later in the evening by the captivating six bar... Read More
The time has come at last! The Spruce Meadows 'Masters' – the second Major Show of the year in the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping – has begun and right from the start all the signs indicate that equestrian sport history is going to be written on Sunday in the legendary "International Ring".... Read More
This year, the Canadian Olympic Champion faced a starting field of 40 challengers in his quest to defend his title. When a total of 17 riders cleared the first round track set by two-time Olympic course designer Leopoldo Palacios of Venezuela, Lamaze had his work cut out for him. A competitive... Read More
Thirty-eight entries jumped the first round course, with 21 qualifying for the jump-off and ten double clear rounds. Lamaze and Fine Lady 5 carved out a victory in 39.70 seconds over Lisa Carlsen (CAN) and Worlds Judgement in 39.88 seconds. Chile’s Samuel Parot jumped into third with a time of 40... Read More
The $126,000 CANA Cup was the feature event, shown over a 1.60m track set by Venezuela’s Leopoldo Palacios. Forty-seven entries contested the first round course, which yielded 14 clear rounds. Six entries were also able to clear the jump-off track without fault. Of the entries that were not able... Read More
While McLain Ward and Kent Farrington were claiming awards and checks on September 9, the first day of the Spruce Meadows Masters in Calgary Canada, one little girl held a medal of her own. It happened after Ward won the Telus Cup on HH Carlos Z after a starting field of 54 horses and a jump-off... Read More
The $35,000 TELUS Cup 1.50m was the first competition held on Wednesday to kick things off at the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ Tournament. Course designer Leopoldo Palacios saw 53 starters, with 19 clear rounds and 17 entries that chose to return for the jump-off. McLain Ward (USA) and Double H Farm... Read More
Venezuela’s Leopoldo Palacios is the course designer in Spruce Meadows’ famed International Ring for this week’s tournament. Palacios began competition on Wednesday with two fantastic events highlighted by a win for Kent Farrington and RCG Farm’s Uceko in the $85,000 AKITA Drilling Cup. Thirty... Read More
Five days of international show jumping competition culminates in Sunday’s CP International, presented by Rolex. It will be a nail-biter as Brash, the latest rider to join the Rolex Family, is in contention to become the first rider to win the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping. With wins at CHI... Read More

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