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Show Jumping Icon William “Bill” Steinkraus Passes Away at Age 92

Photo courtesy of the USET Foundation. It is with great sadness that the United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation announces the passing of legendary equestrian William “Bill” Steinkraus on Nov. 29 at the age of 92. A five-time Olympian, four-time medal winner and first U.S. show jumping individual medalist, Steinkraus boasted one of the most decorated equestrian careers in U.S….

Tom McCutcheon Earns His First Owner Million

The 2017 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) & Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship Show featured thrilling competition and fabulous parties. Adding to the excitement were many great achievements earned over the course of the 10-day event—including the addition of a new Million Dollar Owner to the NRHA history books, Tom McCutcheon. © 2017 NRHA McCutcheon achieved Million Dollar Rider status…

Madison Goetzmann Fulfills ASPCA Maclay National Championship Dream to Conclude CP National Horse Show

In its 134th year, the National Horse Show has come to be known as one of America’s premier indoor equestrian events, with its rich history and classical traditions, yet it is also known as the place where one very hard-fought dream comes true each year for one special junior rider. The ASPCA Maclay National Championship, which first began in 1933, is one…

Ireland’s Denis Lynch Clinches $250,000 Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Lexington CSI4*-W at CP National Horse Show

The world’s best international horses and athletes went head-to-head in Saturday evening’s $250,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Lexington CSI4*-W, presented by CP, at the 2017 CP National Horse Show. Show jumping fans gathered in the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park to witness Irish Olympic veteran Denis Lynch and RMF Echo secure the week’s top prize. Denis Lynch…

Beezie Madden Saves Best for Last in $35,000 Salamander Hotels and Resorts Accumulator Class CSI4* at CP National Horse Show

The CP National Horse Show featured a different style of show jumping competition on Friday evening with the $35,000 Salamander Hotels and Resorts Accumulator Class CSI4* for the Whitney Stone Memorial Trophy. Local groups were invited out for “Barn Night” to watch as Beezie Madden and Abigail Wexner’s HHS Hercules took the top prize of the evening. Beezie Madden and HHS…

Emily Moffitt Makes Winning Debut at CP National Horse Show in $130,000 CP Grand Prix International Open Jumpers CSI4*-W

Emily Moffitt and Hilfiger Van De Olmenhoeve. Thursday evening at the CP National Horse Show featured the $130,000 CP Grand Prix International Open Jumpers CSI4*-W. Competing for the first time at the historic event, Great Britain’s Emily Moffitt claimed one of the biggest wins of her career to date, along with the Walter B. Devereux Memorial Challenge Trophy, aboard Hilfiger Van…

Scott Stewart and Lucador Win Leading Hunter Rider and Grand Champion Professional Hunter at 2017 CP National Horse Show

The professional hunters returned Wednesday to the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park to vie for championship titles at the 2017 CP National Horse Show. The morning began with the under saddle portion of competition and led into the hunter stake classes for each respective division, where champions were crowned based on combined class points from Tuesday and Wednesday. Scott…

Professional Hunters Highlight Halloween Competition at CP National Horse Show

The 2017 CP National Horse Show at the Kentucky Horse Park got back underway on Tuesday with the professional hunter divisions kicking off an exciting week of top sport. The nation’s best hunter horses and riders came together once again to kick-off their respective divisions at the historic event on Halloween. The morning commenced with the High Performance Conformation Hunter division, sponsored and presented…

Jaden Porter Claims Inaugural National Horse Show 3’3″ Equitation Championship

The 2017 CP National Horse Show kicked off on Sunday with an exciting brand new event: the National Horse Show 3’3″ Equitation Championship. Jaden Porter became the first name to be inscribed on the commemorative trophy, which will be proudly displayed at the Kentucky Horse Park Museum. Jaden Porter and Dragonfly’s Corleone B claimed the first-ever National Horse Show 3’3″…

High Roller Reining Classic Celebrates 10 Years!

Waltenberry The High Roller Reining Classic celebrated its 10th Anniversary in style at the South Point Arena and Equestrian Center, Las Vegas, NV. The huge event is known for its fun-loving enthusiastic riders, talented horses, great prizes, and of course the South Point’s fantastic facility. In its short history, it hasn’t taken long for the High Roller to reach #4…