Little did retired dance teacher Lynnette Wadsworth of Hastings, Fla. (Region 3) know that her now 18-year-old Friesian gelding Wietze G (Rypke x Wijke by Reitse) would carry her to back-to-back victories in the Grand Prix Freestyle Adult Amateur Championship division at the US Dressage Finals. Read More
Casey Blum has a lot going on in her life: newly engaged, she also recently graduated from college and will soon be moving to a new state to embark on a career as a sales representative for an equine feed company. But the 22-year-old made time to come to Lexington for her very first US Dressage... Read More
Two exciting young U.S.-bred horses topped the leaderboard in the Training Level Open Championship at the 2017 US Dressage Finals, with John Mason of Conroe, Texas earning the highest score of with the five-year-old Danish Warmblood mare Savannah SWF. “This is only the second time Savannah has... Read More
Lehua Custer of North Hollywood, Cal. felt like she’s been living in a fairy tale at the US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan®. She and her mount F.J. Ramzes traveled more than 2,000 miles to Lexington from the West Coast on a plane filled with Thoroughbreds returning from last weekend’s... Read More
Michael Bragdell of Colora, Md. (Region 8) is no stranger to the winner’s circle at the US Dressage Finals, and he found his way back to victory lane with his first ride down centerline at this year’s competition aboard Hilltop Farm, Inc.’s nine-year-old Oldenburg stallion Qredit Hilltop.“He came... Read More
Last year, Kristy Truebenbach Lund’s trip to the US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan® did not get off to a good start with her mount Akvavit in the Intemediate II Adult Amateur Championship. Mission accomplished this year for Lund, a small animal veterinarian from Wellington, Fla., as she... Read More
Just two months ago, Sandra Holden of Pleasantville, New York experienced the thrills of competing in the national spotlight as she and her 14-year-old Hanoverian gelding Cano Cristales galloped to a top-three finish in the Training division of the American Eventing Championships. Now the... Read More
Royal Coeur was a horse of a lifetime forMarne Martin-Tucker who made an impact for the USA in the World Young Horse Championships. The best care that money could buy could not save her from the disease that claims so many horses. Read More
Did you know…that you must notify Markel immediately if your vet has been called for anything other than routine care or maintenance? This is very important, as the sooner we get the information, the better we can serve you. Read More
Werth had to settle for runner-up spot with Don Johnson at the first leg in Denmark two weeks ago, but today, partnering the 11-year-old gelding Emilio, she threw down an unbeatable mark of 86.115 percent when fifth-last to go of 15 starters from eight different countries. Read More

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