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'Real Riders' Will Test Their Mettle At Plantation Field on Sept. 23

September 19, 2018

UNIONVILLE, Pa. — On Sunday, Sept. 23, the on-track and off-track worlds will come together as 16 celebrities from various sectors of Thoroughbred racing will compete in the show jumping arena for the second annual Real Rider Cup at the Plantation Field International Horse Trials in Unionville, Pa.

Teams of Thoroughbred owners, trainers, exercise riders and racing analysts will compete ...

Dressage at Devon To Host Adult Amateur Seminar with Lisa Schmidt

DEVON-BERWYN, Pa. — Dressage at Devon (DAD) ( announced that Lisa Schmidt, founder of Adult Amateur Dressage Access) (AADA) (, will present at DAD on Saturday, Sept. 29, in the picnic area near the Pub. She will provide insights and tips targeted to the Adult Amateur in addition to a Q&A that will answer all those nagging ...

N.J., N.Y. Riders Named To U.S. Jumping Team for FEI World Equestrian Games

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Devin Ryan of Long Valley, N.J. and McLain Ward, of Brewster, N.J. are among the definite entries for the NetJets U.S. Jumping Team for the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018.

Led by Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland, the show jumping competition kicks off on Sept. 19 and will conclude on Sept. 23, the last event of the games.

Devin Ryan will ride Eddie ...

Leslie Burr Howard and Jack Stedding To Be Inducted Into Pennsylvania National Horse Show Hall of Fame

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Olympic medalist Leslie Burr Howard and the late Jack Stedding, a renowned trainer, will be inducted into the Pennsylvania National Horse Show Hall of Fame at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show (PNHS).

The special induction ceremony will take place on Saturday evening, Oct. 20 prior to the start of the $132,000 Prix de Penn National Grand Prix, the horse show's ...

New Yorkers Top Podium At USHJA Children's and Adult Amateur Hunter Championships

Brynn Topolski and Mercy Paine take gold in the Individual Children's and Adult Amateur Championships

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. — Brynn Topolski of Charlton, N.Y., and Mercy Paine of New York City, N.Y., claimed the Individual Children's and Adult Amateur Hunter Championship victories, respectively, on Sunday, Sept. 2, to conclude the two-day USHJA Zones 1 & 2 Children's and Adult ...

Winner's Circle: Locals And Olympians Get Their Turns At The Hampton Classic

BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. — The Hampton Classic Horse Show concluded on Sept. 2 with McLain Ward of Brewster, N.Y., capturing the $300,000 Hampton Classic Grand Prix presented by Douglas Elliman for a record seventh time.

An annual tradition signifying the end of the famed Hamptons social season, for the past eight days the Classic has hosted every level of horse and rider from the smallest ...

N.J.'s Tarjan Wins Two Reserves At Dressage Festival Of Champions

New Jersey and Pennsylvania Riders Earn Top Finishes In Illinois

WAYNE, Ill. — Alice Tarjan, of Oldwick, N.J. came home with two reserve championships from the 2018 U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions held at the at the Lamplight Equestrian Center in Illinois, Aug. 21 to 26.

In the Markel/USEF Young Horse Five-Year-Old Dressage National Championship Trajan and Fairouz (Frazoslis x ...

Zones 1 and 2 Battle For Team & Individual Honors At USHJA Championships

PRINCETON, N.J. — Team and individual honors were doled out is three divisions at the USHJA Zones 1 & 2 Jumper Team Championships after  three days of competition concluded on Aug. 26, after at Princeton Show Jumping in Princeton, N.J.

Highlighting individual competition, nine riders excelled over four rounds set by course designer Bernardo Cabral of Portugal to win individual ...

Monmouth At The Team Lets Local Equestrians Ride Where Team USA's Best Trained

GLADSTONE, N.J. — Monmouth at the Team concluded competition at Hamilton Farm, headquarters of the USET Foundation and former training facility of the U.S. Equestrian Team on Aug. 20.

One of the highlights of the show was the $10,000 Bobcat Derby, sponsored by The Nature Conservancy. The local community came together. Friends, family and spectators got into the spirit and donned ...

Dressage At Devon Individual Breed Classes To Kick Off Show On Sept. 25

DEVON, Pa. — Dressage at Devon is the host of the largest open breed show in the world. This year, the Individual Breed classes (IBC) have been moved to the first day of the show, Tuesday Sept. 25 instead of Thursday. This change will allow for a more relaxed time schedule and also will give the IBC horses a chance to warm-up in a less congested area. 

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