Olympic formats were the focus of this afternoon’s session at the FEI General Assembly in San Juan (PUR), with FEI President Ingmar De Vos leading discussions with National Federations on proposed radical changes to Olympic competition formats. “Olympic Agenda 2020 is a driving force in this... Read More
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA), a Lexington-based, non-profit organization that accredits, inspects and awards grants to approved aftercare organizations to retire, retrain and rehome Thoroughbreds using industry-wide funding, has been named the official charity of the 2016 Rolex Kentucky... Read More
Waylon Roberts rocked the full house in the Ricoh Coliseum, bringing home the win riding West River. Carefully navigating a mix of natural cross-country obstacles and delicate show jumping fences set by course designer Mark Phillips of Great Britain, Roberts cruised to victory, posting a winning... Read More
In the opening round of competition, speed was the name of the game as riders negotiated the track set by British course designer Richard Jeffery of Bournemouth, Dorset. Jill Henselwood and Farfelu du Printemps, a 10-year-old Belgian Warmblood gelding owned by John Madigan, posted one of only two... Read More
“Olympic Agenda 2020 is the strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement and it is impressive to see how compliant the FEI and equestrian sport already are with many of the recommendations”, President Bach said. “We have targeted gender equality as a key goal of Agenda 2020 and... Read More
Tamra Smith (Murrieta, CA) had a story book ending to her unforgettable year, winning both the CCI1* and 2* competitions, on the heels of her Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International CCI3* National Championship win in Maryland two weeks ago. The six-year-old striking grey Holsteiner mare Fleeceworks... Read More
After an unanticipated clattering through a warm-up fence, Dutton (West Grove, PA) set his trademark Secret Service expression and galloped overnight leader Fernhill Fugitive into the arena and around Marc Donovan's 560-meter track. The 15-obstacle course had just seen Lauren Kieffer (Middleburg,... Read More
In what will go down in history as the greatest racing career of all time, being there see American Pharoah's last race will also go down in the history of my life as one of the best days of a lifetime filled with many wonderful moments. Here are some of my favorite photos, the easiest photo... Read More
A small but mighty field contested the Galway Downs International CCI3* this weekend with USEF Land Rover Competition Grant recipients Phillip Dutton and Mr. Candyman and Lauren Kieffer and Meadowbrook's Scarlett having stellar performances. The combinations finished in the top four with Dutton... Read More
The man of few words unless he is teaching had nothing but praise for his two mounts after Saturday's challenging cross country phase. Crowds watched and cheered as Dutton (West Grove, PA) sent the young gelding through each of the direct options, finishing three seconds under the optimum time of... Read More

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