They delivered fantastic results. Every combination jumped a clear round for us tonight, and we had one double clear. That for me, as Chef d'Equipe, is very significant, that every rider had a zero score tonight. "Well done to the lads, and thank you to the Wellington show organizers for inviting... Read More
With tight turns and sheer foot speed, Foster managed to shave a tenth of a second off of Madden’s time, racing home in 61.26 seconds to seal the victory. “He is awesome,” said Foster of the ten-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding (Contender II x Quick Star) owned by Andy and Carlene Ziegler’s... Read More
Class winner, Austria 2, is an eight-year-old Holsteiner mare (Casall x Corrado I) that was previously ridden by Belgium's Jonas Vervoort. The mare was purchased in Sweden when she was seven years old, and Colvin has slowly been bringing her along. "She has not shown a lot, so we are trying to... Read More
The $150,000 Nations Cup on Friday night will feature seven teams battling to see whose flag will be raised in victory. Countries expected to field teams are: Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, Ireland, Mexico, and the United States of America. This is the 15th edition of the Nations Cup at WEF,... Read More
At 17 years of age, Chivas Z has been around the world, and Spooner is happy to have such a dependable horse in his stable. He explained that it does not take any special care to keep his veteran mount going at the top level. "He is just kind of a fresh horse. Knock on wood; he is a real solid... Read More
Ward spoke highly of the course for Saturday night's competition and praised Santiago Varela on a job well done. "I thought the course was excellent," he stated. "Santiago is, I think for the riders, one of the top three builders in the world, if not the most popular. He builds like a horseman; I... Read More
Class winner Egano van het Slogenhof is a 12-year-old Belgian Warmblood gelding by Electro x Nagano. The horse showed successfully under Belgium's Gregory Wathelet until very recently when the horse flew to Florida and De Luca took over the ride. "Last week he jumped a couple of classes and today... Read More
Week seven of the 2016 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF), sponsored by Suncast®, began Wednesday morning at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) in Wellington, FL, with a win for McLain Ward (USA) and HH Carlos Z in the $35,000 Douglas Elliman 1.45m Jumper Classic. Read More
My Way is a pretty young horse and beautiful mover, and Colvin said that she recalls one of her famous junior hunter mounts when she rides My Way. "He reminds me of Ovation a little bit, especially in the way that he canters. He's quite smooth and pretty to look at," Colvin stated. "I just let... Read More
The 13-year-old Hanoverian mare (Forsyth x Drosselklang II), owned by Artisan Farms and Torrey Pines Stable, won the Challenge Cup class three times with Lamaze in the 2015 Series and notched her first win for this year. "I thought the course was nice," Lamaze said of the competition, "but at the... Read More


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