Category Archives: Events

Check out the newly elected 2018-19 Equestrian Canada Board Officers

  The inaugural meeting of the 2018-19 Equestrian Canada (EC) Board of Directors took place on Oct. 19 and 20, 2018, where the appointments of President and Vice President were made. EC is pleased to announce that Meg Krueger (ON) has been re-elected as President after first taking on the post in October 2017. Chris Sorensen (ON) was elected First Vice President, while Doug Orr (AB) was voted in as Second Vice President. Krueger, Sorensen and Orr join returning Directors, Dominique Chagnon (QC), Charles Cue (NS), Robert Mitchell (BC), Carla Robin (BC), Craig Collins (ON), and new Directors, Dr. Wayne…

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OTTBs will be vying for big cash prize at the 2018 Ocala Jockey Club International 3-Day Event

  The Ocala Jockey Club International 3-Day Event organizers and the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders’ & Owners’ Association have teamed up to announce a new award created to highlight the success of retired racehorses in second careers. The $1,000 award will go to the top-placed Florida-connected horse and rider competing in the Three Day Event at Ocala Jockey Club on November 15 through 18. The Event presents a stepping stone for Ocala to the world stage of equestrian sports and 3-day eventing, attracting world-class riders to the OJC 3-Day Event as a qualifier for top-level competitions, such as the just-completed 2018…

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Frankie Thieriot Stutes and Chatwin own the 2018 Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International CCI3*

Connect with all of the Fair Hill action: [Website] [Results]   Frankie Thieriot Stutes’ trek from California to The 2018 Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International Three-Day Event proved to be worth every mile Sunday as the amateur rider was crowned The Dutta Corp./USEF CCI3* Eventing National Champion. She is joined in the winners circle by Boyd Martin who was both winner of the CCI2* and Reserve Champion of the CCI3*. Thieriot Stutes, who juggles being a mother to two young sons alongside managing her own businesses, dominated the competition from start to finish with Chatwin, a 10-year-old Oldenburg owned by…

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Meyerhoff makes moves in CCI2* at The 2018 Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International

  Connect with all of the Fair Hill action: [Website] [Schedule] [Draw Order] [Results]   he 2018 Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International (FHI) was buzzing with excitement yesterday as International competitors and young horses performed their dressage tests. By day’s end, Bobby Meyerhoff led the way in The Dutta Corp./USEF CCI2* Eventing National Championship with his own Almanac. Meyerhoff piloted the 9-year-old Hanoverian straight to the top of the leaderboard on a score of 26.3. Nicknamed “Maniac” in the stables for his occasional erratic behavior, Almanac impressed the judges, and his rider, with his relaxation despite the blustery weather. “I…

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Fair Hill International first horse inspection report – 103 horses accepted and one spun

  Connect with all of the Fair Hill action: [Website] [Schedule] [Draw Order] [Results]   Fair Hill International celebrates 30 years of eventing excellence this weekend with the start of the 2018 Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International Three-Day Event (FHI). Held at the idyllic Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area in Fair Hill, Md., the iconic autumn competition draws top riders from across country to contest The Dutta Corp./USEF CCI2* and CCI3* Eventing National Championships. Competition began with the first horse inspection yesterday afternoon. In the CCI3*, thirty-eight pairs were approved by the Ground Jury and will continue to the…

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Rider alert: Pairs to watch at the Fair Hill International H.T.

  Connect with all of the Fair Hill action: [Website] [Schedule] [Draw Order] [Results] This weekend, many of North America’s top eventers will be competing at the CCI2* and CCI3* Fair Hill International in Elkton, Maryland. The event kicks off tomorrow with the first horse inspection. Dressage for the CCI2* is taking place on Thursday and Friday; the CCI3* dressage will be held on Friday. Saturday will be cross-country day and once again the renowned four-star Course Designer, Derek di Grazia has designed the CCI2* and CCI3* tracks. Fair Hill cross-country is always a true challenge; the terrain is hilly…

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Olympic veterans head entries for the Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International

  Connect with all of the Fair Hill action: [Website] [Schedule] [Draw Order] [Results] U.S. Olympic veterans Phillip Dutton, Boyd Martin and Lauren Kieffer head the list of entries for the 2018 The Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International, October 18-21 at the Fair Hill Natural Resource Area in Elkton, Maryland. The Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International Three-Day Event celebrates its 30th anniversary this year and will host the U.S. Equestrian Federation (USEF) CCI3* and CCI2* Fall Eventing Championships as well as the U.S. Eventing Association (USEA) Young Event Horse East Coast Championships. Considered one of the most prestigious international three-day…

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Vote today for your equestrian heroes in the FEI Awards 2018!

  The public vote for the FEI Awards 2018 is now open! For a second consecutive year the public gets to vote and celebrate its equestrian heroes following publication of the shortlisted nominees. A record of outstanding achievements on the field of play, horsemanship, commitment and behind-the-scenes dedication are just some of the qualities of the 20 nominees selected across the five categories. The shortlisted nominees for the FEI Awards 2018 are: Longines Rising Star – for the young stars aged 14 to 21 who demonstrate outstanding sporting talent and commitment. Felix Koller (AUT), Jumping Esmee Donkers (NED), Dressage Victor…

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Find your perfect mount and enjoy an Irish vacation – Goresbridge Go For Gold Sale

  Goresbridge Go For Sold Sale: [Website] [Video previews] [Goresbridge Horse Alumni] Oscar Wilde once said “I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.” And so it is that some of the most discerning people involved in the sport of Eventing will make their way to the Goresbridge Go For Gold sale, in search of future equine stars. Goresbridge Horse Sales is perhaps the most synonymous name associated with travelling to Ireland to purchase a horse. Martin and Mary Francis Donohoe run a number of performance sales every year, as well as bloodstock and youngstock sales,…

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Rider alert: Pairs to watch at Morven Park this weekend

  Connect with the Morven Park action: [Omnibus] [Website] [Entries]   This weekend, many of the top North American eventers are competing at the Morven Park International H.T. in Leesburg, VA. This event is running three FEI divisions along with national divisions ranging from Beginner Novice all the up to Advanced. For many of these duos, this will be their final run in preparation for a fall CCI event. The cross-country tracks have been designed by Tremaine Cooper so you can guarantee this weekend won’t be any ride in the park. Fall three-days are just weeks away, making it hard to predict what…

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