News in the Nation

New Owner Takes the Reins at Equine Affaire

On the heels of celebrating its 25th year in Ohio last April, Equine Affaire has just reached yet another major milestone—the sale of the company. As of June 1, Eugenia Snyder, Equine Affaire’s founder and president, announced her retirement and transition of the ownership and management of Equine Affaire, Inc. to the company’s Vice President and Executive Producer, Coagi Long….

McLain Ward Makes History at Devon with Tenth Career $250,000 Sapphire Grand Prix of Devon CSI4* Win

Thursday night at the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair once again belonged to the “King of Devon” McLain Ward of Brewster, NY, who surpassed 31 contenders to claim the $250,000 Sapphire Grand Prix of Devon CSI4* for a record tenth time in his career. Ward rode the 11-year-old Oldenburg mare, Clinta, owned by Sagamore Farms, around the famed Dixon Oval in…

Scott Stewart Defends Devon Grand Hunter Championship and Devon Leading Hunter Rider Award with Private Life

©The Book, LLC Few people have had as much success in the hunter ring as Scott Stewart, but being able to come to the prestigious Devon Horse Show and secure this year’s Devon Grand Hunter Championship and Devon Leading Hunter Rider Award with Dr. Betsee Parker’s Private Life was as rewarding as ever for the renowned hunter rider and trainer. For…

Daisy Farish Concludes Last Devon Horse Show Junior Weekend with Junior Jumper Championship Victory

©The Book, LLC After two rounds of competition, the nation’s top junior riders returned to the Dixon Oval on Saturday evening to go head-to-head in the final round of the 2018 Junior Jumper championship at the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair. Following her win in Thursday’s speed class, Daisy Farish and her own Great White rode to second place in…

Madison Goetzmann and Alexandra Worthington Shine in Equitation on Opening Day of Devon Horse Show

This year’s famed Devon Horse Show and Country Fair kicked off on Thursday morning in typical fashion with Junior Weekend taking center stage in the Dixon Oval. The country’s leading junior riders went head-to-head for top honors in the opening day’s highly-competitive equitation divisions. This year, it was barn mates Madison Goetzmann and Alexandra Worthington who frequented the winner’s circle…

Elli Yeager Wins R.W. “Ronnie” Mutch Equitation Championship During Junior Weekend at Devon Horse Show

The second day of Devon Junior Weekend brought top junior riders together for another chance to claim winning prizes and carve their names into Devon history. This year, it was 15-year-old Elli Yeager who secured first place honors in Section C of the ASPCA Maclay and was awarded the prestigious R.W. “Ronnie” Mutch Equitation Championship High Point Award trophy for…

US Equestrian Names 10 Athletes to Short List for FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 U.S. Show Jumping Team

The United States Equestrian Federation (US Equestrian) has named 10 show jumping athletes to the Short List for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ (WEG) Tryon 2018 NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team. Athletes named to the Short List will compete at two of the following NetJets U.S. Show Jumping Team observation events: FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Poland, June 14 – 17;…

Townend Tops Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event

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