Chester Weber is the most decorated driver in the United States. His numerous accolades have yielded prestigious recognition throughout the world. The Ocala, Florida native was raised on his family’s farm, and started driving competitively at a young age. When he was 18 years old, Chester was the youngest driver to be named to the United States Equestrian Team for the World Pairs Driving Championships in Beesd, the Netherlands. Since then he has gone on to win multiple US National Championships medals for the United States, In 2018 he led the US Driving Team to Gold at the FEI World Equestrian Games, Tryon. A true ambassador of the sport, Weber serves on many committee, and with his sister Juliet Reed, manages the ultimate driving event in the USA, Live Oak International.
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Chester Weber Wins His 19th USEF Combined Driving National Championship for Advanced Four-in-Hand Horses
After a successful outing finishing fourth overall at the Royal Windsor Horse show among the top four-in-hand drivers in the world, Chester Weber flw back to the states to support the National Sport to earn his 19th title.
Posted on Jun 6, 2022
Chester Weber Takes Top Spot on Home Turf at Live Oak International
Chester Weber takes the top spot on day one of competition at the 31st Live Oak International winning the Bridlewood Farms FEI Four-in-Hand Combined Driving dressage phase. Weber, drove his team to the win with an impressive score of 38.96.
Posted on Mar 4, 2022
Legendary Jamaica Team Weber's Multiple Driving Champion Passes Away
Jamaica’s story began in 1991 in Holland, when the bay Hackney gelding, sired by British stallion Cambridge Cole (Walton Searchlight x Cambridge Madge) out of a mare named Welkom, was destined for slaughter. Jamaica’s fate changed when he was found by Belgian driver and FEI official Mark Wenten, who brought the gelding into a service role as a tourist carriage horse in the city of Bruges, Belgium.
Posted on Oct 27, 2020
Chester Weber's Team Regroups Returning to Fundamentals
Like all other top athletes in the sport trainers and competitors are rethinking, and adjusting to this unprecedented world wide pandemic. Chester Weber, (after a week of clean up) had to regroup, and here is what he is doing.
Posted on Mar 15, 2020
The U.S. WEG 2018 Gold Medal Driving Team To Compete at Aachen CAIO4*
The U.S. Driving Team has received an invitation to the prestigious Aachen CAIO4* driving competition in Germany (July 17-21). Four-in-hand drivers Jim Fairclough, Chester Weber, and Misdee Wrigley-Miller are preparing their teams of horses to...
Posted on Jun 1, 2019
Chester Weber - USEF Advanced Four-in-Hand Combined Driving National Champion
Chester Weber secured a record 16th USEF Advanced Four-in-Hand Combined Driving National Championship title, at the 2019 Live Oak International Combined Driving Weber (Ocala, Fla.), the FEI World Equestrian Games™ (WEG) Tryon 2018 individual silver...
Posted on Mar 15, 2019
Chester Weber and Steve Wilson Shine on Marathon Day of USEF Combined Driving National Championships
Live Oak International provided a picturesque backdrop for an exhilarating marathon day for two USEF Combined Driving National Championships. Chester Weber and Steve Wilson positioned themselves as leaders of the Advanced Four-in-Hand and the Advanced Pair Championships, respectively.
Posted on Mar 9, 2019
Live Oak International Hosts Parade of Nations in Downtown Ocala
Live Oak International Co-President Chester Weber led the Live Oak International Parade of Nations through downtown Ocala Thursday. Crowds lined the streets to watch the procession of horse-drawn carriages, different breeds of horses, and...
Posted on Mar 7, 2019
Chester Weber Admits to Challenges When Competing on Home Turf
“It’s always a challenge to compete at home. My horses stay in their own stables, so they come up here and it’s a different atmosphere,” Weber said. “They’re used to coming up here and seeing nothing but grass and maybe a cow or two, and now there’s spectators and white tents and a big jumbotron. Frankly, they were really good.”
Posted on Mar 7, 2019
Combined Driving and Show Jumping Join Forces at Live Oak International
Now in its 28th year, Live Oak International (LOI) welcomes both combined drivers and show jumpers to one of Ocala, Florida's most anticipated events of the season. This year's competition features two USEF Combined Driving National Championships as well as the final leg of the 2019 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ North American League.
Posted on Mar 6, 2019