St. Gallen, Switzerland - June 3, 2014 - For the second consecutive year, the Longines CSIO of St. Gallen renewed its support of JustWorld International, the official charity partner of the equestrian event. Their partnership continues to raise awareness among the Swiss public about its different humanitarian projects around the world.
Gladstone, N.J. - A talented field of para-equestrian dressage athletes have flocked to the USET Foundation Headquarters in Gladstone, N.J., this week to stake their claim on a National Title and vie for selection for this summer's 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. The USEF Para-Equestrian Dressage National Championship will host 24 combinations, across all five grades, 14 of which are also contesting the Selection Trial for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games U.S. Para-Equestrian Dressage Team, which is being run concurrently at the event June 2-5.
Lexington, Ky.- The United States Equestrian Federation has updated the U.S. Dressage Team for the 2014 Rotterdam CDIO5* taking place during the CHIO Rotterdam in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, June 18-22. Catherine Haddad-Staller has been added to the team, and Devon Kane has withdrawn Diamante Farms’ Destiny for veterinary reasons.
Haddad-Staller (Wellington, Fla.) will ride her own Mane Stream Hotmail. Mane Stream Hotmail is a 2002 Oldenburg gelding.
Petaluma, California – The SSG Gloves “Roar for More” promotion returned for its third year at Sonoma Horse Park, welcoming three new bonus money winners during the season’s opening event, the Spring Classic, held May 7 to 11 in Petaluma, California.
Redmond, WA - June 2, 2014 - Summer is here and for the next stop on his clinic schedule, George Morris will be heading west to Cara and Jeff Anthony's Potcreek Meadow Farm in Redmond, Washington. Morris will be teaching June 6-8, 2014, and this year's clinic is part of the USHJA Trainer Certification Program. This unique clinic includes use of the grass grand prix field that Morris designed, featuring a grob, ditch, and open water. The legendary horseman and coach will be instilling the foundations of good horsemanship for riders and auditors.
Jacksonville, FL - May 30, 2014 -Southeast Medal Finals management is pleased to announce the judging panel for this year's competition, to be held September 18-21, 2014 at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center. The 2014 judges will include Linda Hough, Susie Schoellkopf, Tucker Ericson, and Ron Smith.
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With 64 enrolled, the 2014 Texas Pre-Green Series is maintaining the program's historical trend of continual growth. An impressive 61% of enrolled horses have earned back their enrollment fees this year. Total payout for the year so far is over $65,000 with total for the season expected to top 2013's impressive $133,000.
After several wins, Peter Pletcher leads the rider standings for the series with over $20,600 in earnings this season, bringing his total lifetime earnings from the Texas Pre-Green Super Stake Series to over $50,000!