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January 19, 2015

Madden Makes History Winning USEF Equestrian of the Year Title for Fourth Time at 2014 Pegasus Awards

Lexington, Ky. - To close out a year of milestones, Beezie Madden (Cazenovia, N.Y.) was awarded the Robert P. Strub Trophy as the 2014 USEF Equestrian of the Year at the USEF Pegasus Awards Dinner. In the process the jumping superstar again made history as the first athlete to ever earn the coveted title four times.


January 16, 2015

Lars Petersen Announced as the Season’s First Winner of the People’s Choice Award, Presented by Ann-Louise Cook of Illustrated Properties

Wellington, FL (January 16, 2015) Lars Petersen, the highly successful Danish Grand Prix rider based in Wellington, Florida, is known throughout the world for his professionalism and his infectious grin. He now has another reason to smile after winning the first Ann-Louise Cook’s People’s Choice Award of the 2015 season during the first CDI at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival (January 8-11).

January 16, 2015

Equestrian Sport Productions Announces $50,000 Wellington Eventing Showcase Presented by Asheville Regional Airport at PBIEC

Wellington, FL - January 15, 2015 - Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP), management company of the world renowned Winter Equestrian Festival and Adequan® Global Dressage Festival in Wellington, FL, is excited to announce a brand new eventing showcase that will take place at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) on January 30-31, 2015. The $50,000 Wellington Eventing Showcase, presented by Asheville Regional Airport, will feature some of eventing's top horses and riders competing for phenomenal prize money in the winter equestrian capital of the world.

January 15, 2015

USHJA Hosts First Trainer Certification Program Clinic of the Year at 2015 George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session

Lexington, KY, January 14, 2015 – The USHJA Trainer Certification Program, presented by

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  • January 15, 2015

    The Dressage Foundation Welcomes 2015 Board of Directors and Officers

    January 15, 2015 – The Dressage Foundation (TDF) has announced the Officers and members of the Board of Directors who will serve in 2015.  In addition to the returning Board Members, TDF extends a special welcome to new Board Members Catherine Chamberlain and Sarah Geikie.  "Both Catherine and Sarah are extraordinary leaders in this country’s dressage community!  We’re honored and excited to have them both on the TDF team," said Beth Baumert, President & CEO.

    TDF’s 2015 leadership team includes the following:

    Maryal Barnett (MI) – Chairman

    January 15, 2015

    CDCTA Horse Trials Introduces New Organizer and Course Designer Starting Spring of 2015

    Gaithersburg, MD – Popular for their excellent footing and galloping tracks, CDCTA is excited to make some changes that will be introduced in the spring of 2015. Mike Mendell is CDCTA's new organizer who brings not only experience at the upper-levels of eventing, but also a level of professionalism that has allowed him excel as a trainer and instructor. Mike has competed through the CCI4**** level (long format) and spent two years riding, training and competing overseas. 

    January 15, 2015

    USEF Names Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team for CSIO4* Ocala

    Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the riders who will represent the United States on the Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team in Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup competition at CSIO4* Ocala, in Ocala, Fla., February 11-15, 2015.

    The following riders will represent the Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team at CSIO4* Ocala (in alphabetical order):

    January 14, 2015

    Celebrate Dressage, a Birthday, and Tami Hoag’s Newest Novel at ShowChic’s January Shop Talk

    Wellington, FL (January 13, 2015) Dressage competitors and supporters who have flooded Wellington, Florida, for the winter show season are invited to take a break from training and competing to celebrate with ShowChic on Tuesday, January 20. The fashionable dressage boutique ShowChic will be holding its monthly Shop Talk event; this month featuring Grand Prix Rider and #1 New York Times bestselling author Tami Hoag.

    January 13, 2015

    Driving Derby Hoedown to Support Pony Team USA

    Weirsdale, FL - January 12, 2015 - Mark your calendars today to help support the U.S. Pony Team! Saturday, February 28, and Sunday March 1, 2015, Katie Whaley and Jennifer Matheson, in conjunction with the United States Equestrian Team Foundation, will be hosting a special fundraiser at the Grand Oaks Resort in Weirsdale, Florida. This exciting event will help raise funds for pony drivers representing the USA at the 2015 Pony World Championships September 2-6, 2015, in The Netherlands.

    January 13, 2015

    Equestrian Events, Inc. Increases Donations to Local and Equine Charities

    Lexington, KY - January 13, 2015 - Equestrian Events, Inc. (EEI), producer of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by Land Rover, is once again making financial contributions to several charities that support local equine interests and serve the Commonwealth of Kentucky. This year EEI is donating nearly $32,000 to eight charities, representing an increase of more than $10,000 over last year.

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