Category Archives: 2014 events

Wits End wrap up

Breathtaking views, acres of rolling hills, and challenging courses were the backdrop for Wits End Horse Trials in Mulmur, Ontario this past weekend. The province’s eventing community was out in full force with over 150 horses competing. It was a treat for spectators and riders to have Jessica Phoenix competing before she flies to Europe on Tuesday for the 2014 World Equestrian Games in Normandy. For the riders The show ran over two days with divisions for every level of riding from pre-entry to intermediate. The grass showjumping ring with a bit of terrain demanded balance and accuracy from the…

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Hartpury: Burton wins, the Prices take 2nd and 3rd

Christopher Burton on his WEG mount took the win with a 44.2, finishing on his dressage score at the NAF Five Star International Hartpury Horse Trials CIC3*. Tim Price on Wesko his WEG mount finished second and his, wife Jonelle Price on Classic Moet took third with a 48.7. Both Tim and Jonelle will be competing at WEG. Burton and Jonelle Price were the only two to make the time on Eric Winter’s updated course. Firm ground was a concern for William Fox Pitt riding Parklane Hawk and he mentioned on his website that he might not run Parker despite…

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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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