Author Archives: Jessica Kerschbaumer

Alhambra Fall Event & Alberta Championships Wrap Up

This past weekend saw the sad end of our short but sweet eventing season here in Alberta.  Alhambra Stables in Red Deer, Alberta hosted the final event of the season and also the provincial Championships, with over 150 horse and rider pairs attending.. While the weather was lovely for the event on the weekend, the couple weeks leading up were a bit of a nightmare as mother nature surprised us with cold temperatures and a large dump of snow, putting a damper on the event preparation.  Cross country course designer Barry Tyerman had a bit of an adventure trying to…

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Alhambra summer event wrap-up

Thank you to Jessica Kerschbaumer for keeping us in the Alberta Eventing loop. Grow Eventing! The Alberta eventing community was out in full force this weekend near Red Deer at the Alhambra Victory Tack Summer Event that wrapped up Sunday. The 3 day competition hosted 170 horse and rider combinations, a slight decline in number from the record breaking 190 entries the event attracted last year.  All divisions were well represented, from Starter to Preliminary. Mother Nature cooperated for most of the weekend, with just some fog first thing for preliminary cross country, and some showers during the afternoon during…

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Rebecca Farm adds 2015 CCI***

The Event at Rebecca Farm near Kalispell, Montana, is one of the largest and most prestigious events on the West coast. After reading and hearing rave reviews about it from fellow riders, I finally made the trip down a few weeks ago to see for myself what all the fuss was about. History lesson I was curious about the history of Rebecca Farm, so I did some research. Herron Park had hosted the local event near Kalispell for 25 years. Limited by space and facilities, they couldn’t keep up with the fast growth and number of competitors, so the Broussard family stepped…

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