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Lindsay Berreth

January 12, 2017

Seven Horses Involved In California Trailer Accident

Seven horses on their way to the HITS Coachella Desert Circuit horse show were involved in a serious trailer accident Jan. 11 on Interstate 10 in Redlands, Calif.

All horses were traveling from hunter/jumper trainer Alexis Taylor Silvernale’s Aleron Training Stables in Kirkland, Wash., to the HITS showgrounds in Thermal, Calif., when the Brook Ledge Horse Transportation van carrying them was side-swiped by a tractor-trailer.

January 10, 2017

Randy Rouse Donates Middleburg Training Center To Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation is starting off 2017 with a huge gift from Virginia businessman Randy Rouse.

The 100-year-old horseman from Arlington, Va., donated the Middleburg Training Center, located in Middleburg, Va., to the TRF, which was founded in 1983 to care for retired race horses.

Rouse, who was an avid foxhunter and jockey, bought the 149-acre training center in 2006 for $4 million, but he had no luck selling it in recent years, even after reducing the price.

January 6, 2017

Middleburg Training Center Donated To Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation is starting off 2017 on a good note, as Virginia businessman Randy Rouse made a huge year-end donation to the non-profit.

The 100-year-old horseman donated the Middleburg Training Center, located in Middleburg, Va., to the organization, which was founded in 1983 to care for retired race horses and protect them from possible neglect, abuse or slaughter.

December 11, 2016

New Leadership And New Ideas Come Center Stage At USEA Convention

Hollywood, Fla.—Dec. 11

With no contentious rule changes or hugely hot topics up for discussion, the U.S Eventing Association’s Annual Meeting and Convention, held at the Diplomat Resort and Spa, had a more mellow tone this year, but a new president and a focus on the amateur rider still meant there was plenty of excitement in the air.

Members bid farewell to Diane Pitts, who’s at the end of her three-year term as President, and said hello to her successor Carol Kozlowski.

December 9, 2016

Riders React To News Of WEG Cross-Country Shift To Three-Star

New eventing rules were approved at the Fédération Equestre Internationale General Assembly in Tokyo, Nov. 19-22, and the FEI World Equestrian Games will now follow the “Olympic” format. This means the dressage and show jumping will be at the four-star level, but cross-country will drop down to three-star, with a 10-minute course (the minimum length for a three-star) and

December 5, 2016

Behind The Stall Door With: Fernhill By Night

Liz Halliday-Sharp has partnered with Fernhill By Night for four years, and together they’ve tackled some of the biggest three-star tracks in the United States and England. 

In 2015 they won the Brightling Park CIC** (England) and went on to complete the Blenheim Palace CCI*** (England). This year they were second in the Cloud 11-Gavilan North LLC Carolina International CIC** (N.C.) and the Barbury Castle CIC** (England) before earning a top 20 finish at the Burgham CIC*** (England).

November 29, 2016

Amateurs Like Us: Tim Jones Is Changing Lives And Conquering His Dreams

It seemed like fate that eventer Tim Jones would one day own and compete horses named Ironman and Teflon.

The amateur rider has been through a lot in his life, from putting himself through college, dealing with the death of both parents and building a business from scratch, but through it all, Jones has exuded a mental confidence and eternally positive attitude that’s helped him reach his dreams, both in and out of the saddle.

November 28, 2016

Groom Spotlight: Erin Rose Took A Chance On Grooming And Hasn’t Looked Back

Erin Rose evented growing up, but never expected to make it her career. With a degree in psychology from the University of North Carolina, she was working a full-time job at a vocational day program for adults with developmental disabilities in 2014 and thinking about applying for graduate school in social work when a chance meeting at the Rolex Kentucky CCI**** changed her path.

Now she’s head groom for four-star eventer Jennie Brannigan, taking care of nearly 20 horses including top mounts Cambalda and Catalina.

November 27, 2016

Burnett and Halliday-Sharp Close Out Ocala Jockey Club International With Wins

Reddick, Fla.—Nov. 27

Hannah Sue Burnett admitted her favorite phase is show jumping, so she was full of confidence heading into today’s final phase at the Ocala Jockey Club International CCI** with Cooley Dream.

A clear round over Richard Jeffery’s course sealed the win for the pair, who led from start to finish. Jennie Brannigan and Cool As Ice remained in second place with a clear, while Boyd Martin and Santos stayed third with a clear.

November 27, 2016

My Kinda Party Stands Out At Ocala Jockey Club International

Kylie Clarkson never had a one-star as a goal until this season when her trainer Sara Kozumplik Murphy suggested she try for one at the Ocala Jockey Club International.

Now she’s just completed her first CCI* aboard My Kinda Party, an Appaloosa gelding that stands out from the crowd.

Clarkson is originally from Texas, and her mother Laura runs an eventing barn there.

A friend of Laura’s found the now 10-year-old gelding six years ago.

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