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March 4, 2016

Citizenguard Taalex Comes Into His Own In Doha

March 4—Doha, Qatar

Gregory Wathelet’s been on a roll since he arrived at the CHI Al Shaqab, already earning a second- and a third-place ribbon. Today he upped the ante by winning the €154,000 1.55-meter CSI***** to score a major payday.


Gregory Wathelet and Citizenguard Taalex. Photo by Mollie Bailey.

March 3, 2016

No Practice Is No Problem For Dreher In Doha

Doha, Qatar—March 3   

For the last three weeks Hans-Dieter Dreher hasn’t been able to get in the tack, but you’d never be able to tell watching him tonight. He trounced the competition in the 1.50-meter speed class at the CHI Al Shaqab, aboard Colore, cutting strides out of lines to win the $70,141 CSI***** class in Doha, Qatar.

February 19, 2016

Minikus Gets The Ride On Two New Top Horses

Todd Minikus is adding two experienced horses to his string: Clouwni and Vita 24.

December 3, 2015

What To Expect At The USHJA Annual Meeting

This year’s U.S Hunter Jumper Association Annual Meeting kicks off Dec. 6 in Orlando, Fla., and there will be plenty of conversation about issues big and small in the sport.

November 27, 2015

Equestrian Photographer Libby Law Suffers Serious Head Injury

International equestrian photographer Libby Law suffered a serious head injury in a roller blading accident on Nov. 17 in Melbourne, Australia. The crash happened days before the Kiwi was to photograph the Australian International Three-Day Event CCI**** in  Adelaide.

According to Law’s Facebook post on Nov. 22, she fractured the back of her skull and suffered a spinal fracture. 

November 13, 2015

Monmouth County Horse Show Announces Move To USET Headquarters

The Monmouth County Horse Show will have a new home for 2016: Hamilton Farm in Gladstone, N.J. Cousins Tucker Ericson and Michael Dowling are taking over the 120-year-old show from George Richdale and Mike Maxwell and will move the competition from the Horse Park of New Jersey in Monmouth County to the U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation headquarters in Somerset County, about an hour away.

The show will be called Monmouth at the Team and is scheduled for Aug. 17-21, 2016.

November 9, 2015

Barron Blazes His Way To The Top Of The $350,000 Sunshine Grand Prix

Thermal, Calif.—Nov. 9

Lucy Davis and Barron have won all over the world together, and today they returned to the place where it all began to take home another big check. They topped the $350,000 Sunshine Grand Prix at the HITS Desert Horse Park, the site of their first show together nearly three years ago.

“We always like to come back here for the big events,” said Davis, who’s from nearby Los Angeles. “Barron seems to always perform really well here. We usually come from school after having a break, and he always does well.”  

November 8, 2015

Dalliance Doesn’t Dally To Win The $100,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby

Thermal, Calif.—Nov. 8

On the way to the last fence in the handy round of the $100,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby Kelley Farmer had one phrase going through her head: Use your better judgment.

Course designer Rian Beals had hiked that oxer up to 4'9" for the handy round and she’d watched Burnistar (Hugh Mutch) lay down a slick trip only to fall from contention when he clicked that pole out of the cups there.

November 7, 2015

Back In The Barns At The National Sunshine Series II

Thermal, Calif.—Nov. 7

There's plenty to see at a horse show that's not going on up at the main rings. We wandered back through the barns during the National Sunshine Series II to check out the fantastic tack room set ups decked out in their fall best, and meet a few horses outside the show ring.

All photos by Mollie Bailey.


November 7, 2015

Hough Goes Hunter At Thermal

Thermal, Calif.‚ Nov. 7

Look out John French. Step aside Jenny Karazissis. You’ve got a new contender in today’s $100,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby during the HITS National Sunshine Circuit II: Lauren Hough.

The Olympian and world No. 31 decided to give this evening’s class a go on a whim aboard Reconnaissance.

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