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Edited Press Release

May 21, 2015

Red Hills International HT Announces 2016 Changes

The organizers of the Red Hills International Horse Trials announce the launch of two major initiatives today in preparation for the 2016 event that will be held March 10-13, 2016.

May 21, 2015

Farrington Kicks Off Rome CSIO With Two Wins

Rome, Italy—May 21

U.S. rider Kent Farrington was in flying form when topping the first two international competitions at CSIO Rome Piazza di Siena on May 21, but it was Spain’s Sergio Alvarez Moya who galloped to victory in the feature event of the day, the qualifier for Sunday’s Loro Piana Grand Prix of Rome.

May 20, 2015

Flatwork Is The Focus Of The First Two Days Of George H. Morris's Gladstone Program

As the sun rose over Hamilton Farm on Day 2 of the USET Foundation's Gladstone Program, George H. Morris zipped his Ariat Team USA jacket all the way up. “It’s a bit cold,” Morris remarked as he assumed the driver's seat in his signature golf cart, stepping on the gas to meet the first group of riders in the outdoor arena. 

May 20, 2015

USEF Names Team And Alternates For Pan American Games Eventing

The U.S. Equestrian Federation has named the team and alternates for the 2015 Pan American Games, to be held in Caledon, Ontario.

The following athlete-and-horse combinations will compose the U.S. team (in alphabetical order):

May 20, 2015

National Sporting Library & Museum To Host Sea Hero Symposium

On Saturday, May 30, the National Sporting Library & Museum, the Chronicle's neighbor in Middleburg, Va., will host a symposium and reception celebrating the recent gift of the bronze sculpture Sea Hero. Through the generous bequest of Paul Mellon, the large-scale bronze of the champion thoroughbred Sea Hero is now part of the NSLM art collection. The 1995 bronze is by British sculptor Tessa Pullan (b. 1953), a student of equestrian artist John Skeaping (1901-1980).

May 18, 2015

Farrington Wins Big In Hamburg On Global Champions Tour

U.S. rider Kent Farrington seized a dramatic victory against a world class field at the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Hamburg (Germany), presented by H&M.

The American champion’s defiant win at the famous grass arena in Hamburg shook up the overall championship ranking after Leg 5 and left Luciana Diniz in the No. 1 spot. Farrington described his win as “fantastic” and he has shot up to No. 4 in the ranking. Fellow U.S. rider Lauren Hough claimed ninth with 4 faults in Round 1 and a clear go in Round 2 aboard Ohlala.

May 11, 2015

Syndicate Purchases Stallion Sandronnerhall For Adrienne Lyle

The top 8-year-old stallion Sandronnerhall has been purchased by a newly formed syndicate of leading U.S. owners for Olympian Adrienne Lyle as a prospect to compete in the Olympics, FEI World Equestrian Games and other international shows as part of Team USA.

After a careful search for the right high performance dressage prospect, Lyle and her coach, Debbie McDonald, chose the dark bay stallion Sandronnerhall by Sandro Hit in Spain, where he earned scores in the 80s in FEI Young Horse classes at CDIs.

May 11, 2015

Aaron Vale Was In It To Win It At Kentucky Spring

Capturing the top check in the $85,000 Mary Rena Murphy Grand Prix, sponsored by Audi of Lexington, was no easy feat for Aaron Vale. When nine of the original 44 starters in the class qualified for the jump-off, it came down to the wire.

Vale, riding Quidam’s Good Luck, had to chase down Charlie Jayne’s very speedy time to take the win. 

May 10, 2015

Fox-Pitt Scores His Second Badminton Win

WFP

William Fox-Pitt and Chilli Morning finished on
their dressage score to win the 2015 Mitsubishi
Motors Badminton CCI****. Photo by
Mitsubishi Motors/Kit Houghton.

Badminton, England—May 10

May 9, 2015

Nicholson Holds Onto His Badminton Lead After Cross-Country

Andrew Nicholson

Nereo jumped perfectly for Andrew Nicholson, putting that rider one step closer to his first Mitsubishi Motors CCI**** title. Mitsubishi Motors/ Kit Houghton Photo.

Badminton, England—May 9

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