Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Hunter/Jumper: Penn Natoinal: All Aboard Scores Pennsylvania National Horse Show Sidesaddle Championship - by Esther Morgan

Harrisburg, Penn. - October 20, 2010 - All Aboard turned in a sidesaddle performance with Jill Wilson today that will be a ride to remember. The 16-year-old gray gelding earned the tricolor during what may be his final Harrisburg championship with Wilson, his Louisa County, Virginia-partner who is moving on to a new horse.

Eventing: USEF: Ashley Kehoe Awarded Essex Grant

Gladstone, NJ - The Board of the Essex Trust is proud to announce Ashley Kehoe of Purcellville, VA as the recipient of the Essex Grant; an award in the amount of $5,000.  The Essex Trust is a charitable (501c3) fund initiated by the Trustees of the Essex Horse Trials to further the sport of Eventing both through grants to improve the horsemanship of young riders, and to the organizations which lend support and volunteers to Three Day Event competitions.  The Essex Horse Trials was one of the most prestigious Three Day Events held at the USET's Hamilton Farm in Gladstone, NJ.

Reining: USEF Accepting Bids to Host the 2011 USEF Open Reining Championship, the 2011 USEF Youth Reining Championships and the 2011 NAJYRC Reining Selection Trial - By Leah Oliveto

©2010, Nan Rawlins/Equimage®
Lexington, KY - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is accepting bids to host the 2011 USEF Open Reining Championship as well as the 2011 USEF Youth Reining Championships and the Adequan FEI North American Junior/Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC) Reining Selection Trial.

Eventing: Pau CCI 4*: U.S. Eventing Riders Martin and Ashker Head to Pau CCI4* - by Joanie Morris

Boyd Martin USA heading to Pau CCI4* (©Nan Rawlins/Equimage®)
Lexington, KY - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has awarded grants to two U.S. eventing riders who will represent the U.S. at the Pau CCI4* which will take place in France November 4-7, 2010.

FEI: FEI Announces Panel of Judges for 2010 Year End Awards

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The Fédération Equestre Internationale, the governing body of horse sport, is delighted to announce the names of the judges who will select the winners of the 2010 FEI Awards. The awards reward outstanding dedication to horse sport in five categories.

Jumping: Helsinki International: An Interview with Kevin Staut (FRA) - Rolex Ranking Leader

Kevin Staut on Silvana -  Meydan Fei Nations Cup. (Kit Houghton/FEI)
The first ever five-star Helsinki International Horse Show is proud to present the Rolex Ranking leader, Kevin Staut as the top rider among five other top 10 riders; Pius Schwizer, Edwina Alexander, Ludger Beerbaum, Jessica Kürten and Marco Kutscher.