The last weekend in October was a true celebration of the horse in Tryon, North Carolina. Volunteers from varying segments the horse world came together to raise awareness of equine welfare, and the result was a celebration of horses, film and community. Read More
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Waller of Stockbridge, MA, made the trip to Toronto’s iconic Royal Horse Show to win the Green Meadows Four-In-Hand Coaching Appointments Class. For Harvey and Mary Waller, driving at The Royal has been a tradition for nearly 20 years. “Every year now, it’s like, ‘it’s... Read More
Christine Malpartida of Region 3 also had a big weekend with Freudentänze as the pair earned a score of 75.909% for the unanimous win under all three judges in the Training Level Adult Amateur Championship at the 2017 US Dressage Finals. Read More
For the last two years, Callie Jones has competed with Don Philippo at top FEI Junior and Young Rider competitions. And at just 19 years old, Jones had to draw upon all of that experience to successfully top a field full of adults and professionals and win the Fourth Level Freestyle Open... Read More
For the last two years, 28-year-old Adult Amateur competitor Taryn Anderson of Erie, Colo. has successfully qualified to represent Region 5 at the US Dressage Finals. Both of those years, she also had to make the decision not go to simply because she couldn’t afford it. But this year she was... Read More
A sold-out crowd of more than 6,000 spectators packed the Ricoh Coliseum and were treated to show jumping sport at its finest as 23 riders challenged the final track set by 2016 Rio Olympic course designer Guilherme Jorge. The night belonged to Towell, who blazed around the jump-off track with... Read More
Drawing the day’s first ride time of 8am, Linda Currie had to deal with some of the worst of the sub-freezing temperatures as she prepared for her championship ride. But 25 degrees did not stop her and her appropriately-named seven-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding Frost from posting the best... Read More
Angela Jackson of Henderson, Ky. (Region 2) had her hands full juggling four rides on Saturday morning, but her hard work paid off in spades as she claimed both Champion and Reserve honors in the Third Level Freestyle Open division at the 2017 US Dressage Finals. Read More
The top placings for the Fourth Level Freestyle Adult Amateur Championship could hardly have been closer as less than one-tenth of a point separated champion from reserve. “He’s always very calm, but today six mounted police officers went by the warm-up 10 minutes before my ride, and I thought I... Read More
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

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