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!
Lisbon, Portugal - Friday afternoon and evening, Lisbon, Portugal, will play host to 10 countries vying for top honors at the Furusiyya Nations Cup CSIO3*. Led by Chef d'Equipe DiAnn Langer, the U.S. team hopes to leave a strong impression, with riders all under the age of 25, having their sights set on standing atop the podium. The competition will highlight the future of U.S. jumping as these young athletes come in with accomplished resumes.
Lexington KY (May 29. 2014) – Life just keeps getting grander for Caroline Roffman, 25, of Lionshare Dressage in Wellington, FL. There was riding Her Highness O to 2013 USDF Intermediare I Horse of the Year honors, and joking last July that she could “die happy,” after a personal congratulation from Isabel Werth following her first CDI Grand Prix Freestyle in Germany.
Devon, PA (May 30, 2014) – Suzy Stafford of Wilmington, Delaware, took home yet another win in carriage driving on the weekend of May 23- 25, 2014 at the 118th Devon Horse Show and Country Fair in Devon, Pennsylvania.
Lexington, KY (May 29, 2014) - Katherine Bateson-Chandler knows talent when she spots it. Two years ago a young KWPN gelding, Alcazar (Contango x Ferro) caught her eye at a barn in Holland. Alcazar was just turning seven years old, and now is blossoming into a talented young FEI contender with a quick mind and large personality.
Traverse City, MI - May 29, 2014 - Danny & Ron's Rescue, an organization dedicated to saving and helping dogs in need, will be the featured charity during the second week of the Horse Shows by the Bay Hunter/Jumper series. The four-week series runs July 2-27 in Traverse City, Michigan.
Atlanta, GA (May 29, 2014) - Florida's 2014 Equestrian Sport Prouductions Spring Horse Show Circuit offered five weeks of show jumping competition April 2 through May 11, at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, and the perfect take-off spot for equestrian riding wear designers 2kGrey to launch a jumper circuit sponsorship and recognize over fences riders with Best Seat Awards.
Halifax, MA - May 28, 2014 - - The Silver Oak Jumper Tournament, after receiving rave reviews for its debut event last year in New Hampshire, in January announced that it was making a bold move to the Fieldstone Show Park in Halifax, Massachusetts, some 60 miles away, or for most traveling from New York, etc., 30 miles south of Boston and a shorter ride. This year's show will run from August 13 - 17, 2014. So far, the decision to change locations has proved to be a brilliant one. But it was an assessment that didn't come easily.
Langley, British Columbia – The SSG Gloves "Go Clean for the Green" promotion kicked off its 2014 season at Thunderbird Show Park in Langley, BC, during the Canadian Premier tournament held May 21 to 25. Both bonus cheques on offer were awarded, with Brian Morton and Morgan Thomas each picking up $1,000 in bonus money.