MARS Essex Horse Trials & Family Weekend Returns June 23-24

June 19, 2018

FAR HILLS, N.J. — Moorland Farm provides a venue unlike any other, open just two weekends a year in providing the rare ability to get behind the gates at one of Somerset County's most majestic properties.

The Mars Essex Horse Trials & Family Country Weekend takes this VIP access even further as attendees at this year's event can enjoy premier equestrian competitions and a ...

Ryan Leads U.S. To Bronze Medal in FEI Jumping Nations Cup in Poland

SOPOT, Poland — The NetJets U.S. Show Jumping Team placed third in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Poland on June 17, at the Lotto CSIO Sopot. The team of Jamie Barge and Luebbo, Margie Engle and Royce, Lillie Keenan and Super Sox, and Devin Ryan and Eddie Blue was led by Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland.

“I thought coming in we had a team capable of really good results ...

Strauss Named Show Jumping Hall of Fame Rider of the Month for May

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Katherine Strauss was named Hollow Brook Wealth Management Show Jumping Hall of Fame Rider of the Month for May.

Strauss competes in the East Conference, Amateur-Owner Division of the Hollow Brook Wealth Management Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series. She earned the award by riding All In to first place during both weeks of competition at the Old Salem Farm ...

'Most Beautiful' Race Horse Turns Heads At Jersey Classic Show

UPPER FREEHOLD, N.J. — The “most beautiful horse to race at Freehold Raceway” now has a new career, and he did very well at the Jersey Classic Horse Show, held June 8 to 10 at the Horse Park of New Jersey (HPNJ).

Helene Gregory, track photographer, recalls that Kings Point Grad raced a lot at Freehold and he always was a favorite of hers to watch. “He raced on the pace ...

N.J. Equestrian To Serve On International Working Group

GALLOWAY, NJ — Dr. Kerri Sowers, DPT, PhD(c), NCS, has been named to the Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) Classification Working Group.

The FEI, founded in 1921, is the sole controlling authority for all international equestrian events in Dressage and Para-Equestrian Dressage, Jumping, Eventing, Driving and Para-Equestrian Driving, Endurance, Vaulting, ...

Springsteen Replaced By Keenan For World Equestrian Team Consideration

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Jessica Springsteen, of Colts Neck, N.J. has withdrawn herself from consideration for the team that will compete in the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018.

Springsteen had been named to the short list for the NetJets U.S. Show Jumping Team.. As a result, Lillie Keenan (New York, N.Y.) will replace her on the short list, as approved by the US Equestrian Board of ...

Kocher, Madden, Dolan-Sweeney Earn Leading Rider Titles At Devon Horse Show

DEVON, Pa. — After all the points were tallied at the Devon Horse Show, the Leading Open Jumper Rider title went to Andrew Kocher and the Leading Lady was Beezie Madden.

Kocher, who is based in Howell, N.J. part of the year, rode Top Line Sport Horse International, LLC’s Kahlua to a tie for the open jumper championship. Kahlua and Beyaert Farm Inc.’s Eyecatcher, ridden by ...

Deslauriers Helps U.S. Team Secure Berth In Finals In Her Nations Cup Debut

LANGLEY, Canada — Nations Cup competition newcomer, Lucy Deslauriers, of New York, N.Y.and her horse Hester, helped the NetJets U.S. Show Jumping Team secure a spot in October’s Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Final.

The team competed in the FEI Jumping Nations Cup Canada at the Langley Odlum Brown BC Open on June 3. Under the guidance of Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland, ...

Monmouth At The Team Returns To Gladstone, Aug. 13 to 20

GLADSTONE, N.J — The prize list is now online for Monmouth at the Team, presented by Precise Buildings. The hunter/jumper event is scheduled for Aug. 13–20 and this year includes an additional full day of equitation and children’s hunter competition on Monday, Aug. 20. Schooling starts at noon Sunday, Aug. 12.

Founded in 1895 and formerly known as the ...

College Alumni Reunite & Ride At Tournament of Champions

RINGOES, N.J. — In a college reunion of a different kind, the Alumni Tournament of Champions was held at Briarwood at Black river farm on June 3.

It was the seventh annual event that brought together alumni members of the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA).

Like IHSA shows, riders do not bring their own horses, mounts are provided by the host. A random draw determines ...

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