Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Jumping: Wellington: WEF: Kraut and Tokaruk Tie For Victory in $8,000 G&C Farm 1.45m Jumpers at FTI WEF Week 6

Photo Credit: Laura Kraut on Dona Evita and Michael Tokaruk with Roger Rabbit tied for the win in the $8,000 G&C Farm 1.45m Jumpers during week six at the 2011 FTI Winter Equestrian Festival. Photo © Sportfot, Official Sport Photographer of the FTI Winter Equestrian Festival,
For Immediate Release
Jennifer Wood for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc.

Wellington, FL - February 16, 2011 - In an unusual class on the opening morning of week 6 at the FTI Winter Equestrian Festival, there was a tie for the win in the $8,000 G&C Farm 1.45m Jumpers. Laura Kraut, on The Freedom Group's Dona Evita, and Michael Tokaruk with Roger Rabbit, owned by Castle Point Farm LLC, both finished the speed class with no faults and in the same time of 63.121 seconds.

Hunter: Jumper: Young stars and seasoned veterans win big at the HITS Ocala Winter Circuit

OCALA, FL (February 16, 2011)--The sun continues to shine in the 'Horse Capital of the World' after a successful first AA-rated week of show jumping at HITS Post Time Farm. High-Performance and talented hunter riders once again pleased the crowd with awe-inspiring performances in the $50,000 EMO Grand Prix, presented by Pfizer Animal Health and $5,000 Devoucoux Hunter Prix.

Jumping: Nick Skelton to Be Coach for G&C Farm and Pablo Barrios


Wellington, FL – February 16, 2011 – G&C Farm is pleased to announce that six-time Olympian Nick Skelton will be the new coach for the farm's riders, including Pablo Barrios. G&C Farm is based in Wellington, FL, and owned by Gustavo and Carolina Mirabal of Venezuela. Barrios, who competes for Venezuela, is also based in Wellington.

USEF: This Week in International Disciplines From the USEF Communications Department

February 16, 2011 


The Palm Beach County Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in West Palm Beach, FL, hosted The Wellington Classic Spring Challenge CDI-W. On Friday, Tina Konyot and her partner from the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, Calecto V, topped the field in the Grand Prix for Freestyle scoring a 70.043%. Elizabeth Austin riding Olivier and Shawna Harding riding Come On III collected second and third place honors. Konyot took another commanding win in the Freestyle, scoring a 75.300%. Harding and Austin swapped places to finish second and third respectively.

February 15, 2011 USEF Releases Broadcast Schedule for Live Equestrian Coverage on USEF Network

From the USEF Communications Department 

Lexington, KY - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) will resume broadcasting live equestrian events to viewers across the country later this week on its premier multi-media platform Fifteen days of action-packed and on-demand programming will launch the 2011 broadcast season starting with the WCHR Palm Beach Hunter Classic Spectacular on Friday, February 18. The tentative schedule for USEF Network through May 1, 2011, is listed below. Please note that all times are subject to change.