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Phoenix Rises To The Top at Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

Jessica Phoenix of Canada has ridden around the Kentucky Horse Park before, but never has she found herself sitting atop the standings after the first day of competition at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Land Rover. Phoenix and Don Good’s Pavarotti sit in first on a score of 43.1. Nipping closely at their heels is Lauren Kieffer of…

Sacksen and Martin Best Dressed at Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

The first awards given out at this year’s Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Land Rover aren’t for performance, but rather, fashion. Allie Sacksen and Boyd Martin took home the Dubarry of Ireland ‘Best Dressed’ award during Wednesday evening’s welcome reception. They each earned a new pair of Dubarry boots as the best-dressed female and male riders at the first…

Ground Jury Accepts 59 Horses To Start Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, Presented by Land Rover

The starting field of 60 has been whittled down by one following the first horse inspection at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Land Rover. Known as the “Best Weekend All Year,” the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by Land Rover is being held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, April 27-30. The ground jury of Christina…

Heather Blitz and Praestemarkens Quatero Take Clean Sweep of Small Tour to Conclude Tryon Spring FEI CDI 3*

Heather Blitz and Praestemarkens Quatero made an impressive FEI CDI debut in Small Tour competition at the Tryon Spring CDI 3* presented by Adequan® at Tryon International Equestrian Center. Blitz and Praestemarkens Quatero received a 74.250% to secure the win in the FEI Intermediaire I Freestyle CDI 3* presented by Adequan®. Christilot Boylen and Rockylane took second place with a…

Interscholastic Equestrian Association Concludes Successful 2017 Hunt Seat National

Nearly 400 of the nation’s leading middle and high school equestrians competed in the Waldron Arena within the Anderson Coliseum at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Virginia on April 21-23.  The finalists represented 82 teams from a total of 11,167 eligible hunt seat student-riders from nine zones throughout the country.  Individuals and teams participated in multiple competitions during regular…

Day One of Competition Makes for Exciting Start to the 2017 IEA Hunt Seat National Finals

Individual competition got underway at the 2017 Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) National Finals on Friday, April 21 where more than 380 riders from across the nation converged on Lexington, VA, to compete for National titles. In addition to competing individually, IEA Teams compete for points during team classes which will take place tomorrow. The day began with schooling of horses and…