Danish fans had everything to shout about when their home-grown superstar partnership of 25-year-old Cathrine Dufour and her wonderful 14-year-old gelding, Atterupgaards Cassidy, claimed victory at the opening leg of the FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2017/2018 Western European League in Herning (DEN)... Read More
Dr. Cesar Parra, founder and head trainer of Performance Farms, brought another winning team to Dressage at Devon this year. Performance Farms, based in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey and in Jupiter, Florida, has dominated classes at the famed International horse show for nearly two decades. Read More
When an FEI dressage trainer recently dominated not one but all dressage National Championship classes at the 2017 Canadian National Arabian and Half Arabian Championship Horse Show, it was apparent that she deserved to be in the Custom Saddlery MVR ranks. Read More
When Lauren Woodruff finally took her turn in the spotlight at The Colorado Horse Park, the results were even better than she had expected. She was honored to receive not only the blue ribbon for her Third Level test, but also the Premier Equestrian Award in recognition of her horsemanship,... Read More
After claiming multiple Reserve Champion honors over the weekend, David Wightman of Murrieta, Cal. finally had a chance to celebrate victory with his five-year-old Oldenburg gelding Hotshot AF in the Great American/USDF Region 7 First Level Open Championship on an impressive score of 74.044%. Read More
For the last three years, Melissa Rogers and Kristine Hegglin have been on the same dressage trajectory with their respective mounts, each taking turns earning championship titles as they successfully rose through the levels. And on the final day of the 50th Anniversary California Dressage... Read More
Having already earned two reserve championships earlier in the show, Akiko Yamazaki of Los Altos Hills, Cal. finally found her way to the winner’s circle with her KWPN gelding Chopin R after scoring 71.118% in the Great American/USDF Region 7 Intermediaire I Adult Amateur Championship. Read More
Canadians were the strong contenders in CDI competition at this year’s New England Dressage Association Fall Festival of Dressage, winning two of three CDI grand prix classes. Each of the three top spots in CDI competition were won by different riders. Read More
An annual highlight of the championship week is the CDS Young Horse Futurity. Impression DG took home top honors in the Four-Year-Old Open division ridden by Ashlyn de Groot. The talented KWPN gelding also claimed additional honors and prize money as the highest-scoring Cal-Bred in the Futurity... Read More
Dr. Lisa Teske of Solvang, Cal. wasn’t looking for a horse quite so young when shopping for a new mount in 2014, but little did she know that taking a chance on importing a three-year-old named Safari would eventually result in her winning a regional title. Read More

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