20-year old Jil-Marielle Becks claimed the victory in the individual classification of the Intermédiaire II (and with the team of the U25 Nations Cup) with her Damon’s Satelite, then she went one better in the Short Grand Prix: The judges awarded the pair a score of 73.128 for their performance. Read More
“Height Doesn’t Measure Heart” as Pony power has literally taken over the picturesque grounds of Lamplight Equestrian Center as the 2018 National Dressage Pony Cup (NDPC) and Small Horse Championship Show gets underway this weekend in Wayne, Illinois. Read More
It was a crazy day of dressage at Aachen with a rabbit running through the arena, an uncharactaristic perfomance by the Olympic Gold Medalist, and a strong finish for the USA on German soil. Read More
The CHIO Aachen is, at least this year, the show of the come-backs in the dressage arena. For example, it was two sorely missed gold medal horses that headed the lap of honour in the HAVENS Pferdefutter Prize today. Read More
Sometimes quiet, sometimes loud, sometimes philosophical, sometimes warlike – the Opening Ceremony at the CHIO Aachen 2018 was colourful and full of surprises! The partner country China presented a cultural, artistic and musical extravaganza in a class of its own in front of the crowd in the sold... Read More
In 2018 Laura Graves did what few dressage riders have been able to achieve. She and her horse Verdades beat the most dominant rider on her birthday at Aachen in the Grand Prix. This year her birthday is during the Freestyle. Read More
Ten U.S. Para-Equestrian Dressage athlete-and-horse combinations competed at the USEF Para-Equestrian Dressage Invitational Event July 6-8, 2018. Hosted by Wheatland Farm in Purcellville, Va., the invitational served as an opportunity for combinations to qualify for the FEI World Equestrian Games... Read More
The American team for Aachen appears to be the most likely team that will represent the U.S.A. on home turf at the 2018 World Equestrian Games as it will take its first test run in Aachen before the definite WEG team nominations are announced. Read More
This year’s Pony Cup has not only found a new home at Lamplight Equestrian Center, but has also expanded to include the first-ever Small Horse Championships as well as offer a dramatic increase in prize money to $25,000. Read More
“It is never easy to let go of a dream and the burden is much greater when your country’s hopes are riding on you,” Hirosh explained, “But of course my desires and even Israel’s hopes are not as important as Whitman’s long term health". Read More

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