News in the Northeast

Madison Goetzmann Takes Top Prize in $25,000 Hermès Under 25 Grand Prix

Victory on the grass derby field on Sunday, February 18, in the $25,000 Hermès Under 25 Grand Prix went to 17-year-old Madison Goetzmann riding Prestigious at the 2018 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. On the grass derby field on Sunday, 50 entries competed over a course designed by Ana Catalina Cruz-Harris, and ten of those were…

Old Salem Farm to Host 2018 Dressage and Jumping Adequan® FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships

Old Salem Farm has been selected by US Equestrian (USEF) to host the 2018 Dressage Adequan® FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC), presented by Gotham North, as well as the 2018 and 2019 Jumping Adequan® FEI North American Junior Children and Young Rider Championships (NAJChYRC), presented by Gotham North, pending Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) approval. The 2018…

Beat Mandli Claims Top Prize in $130,000 Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Washington

Beat Mandli and Dsarie.© Shawn McMillen Photography Beat Mändli of Switzerland made his first visit to the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) a successful one, claiming the victory in the $130,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Washington, presented by Events DC, on Saturday night. Competing for the coveted President of the United States Perpetual Cup, donated by First Lady Jacqueline…

Beat “Dracula” Mändli Speeds to Accumulator Win

In his first time competing at the Washington International Horse Show, veteran show jumper Beat Mändli of Switzerland won the $35,000 International Jumper Accumulator costume class, presented by Equestrian Sport Productions. The crowd-favorite class was held during the show’s always-popular Barn Night, supported by A Little Pet Vet, US Equestrian, BarnManager, The Equiery, The Clothes Horse, and United Metro Golf Carts….

Beezie Madden and Breitling LS are Best in $35,000 Welcome Stake at WIHS

Beezie Madden and Breitling LS.© Shawn McMillen Photography The USA’s Beezie Madden claimed an international jumper victory on Thursday, October 26, at the Washington International Horse Show CSI4*-W (WIHS), running now through October 29 at the Capital One Arena in downtown Washington, D.C. Madden’s victory came aboard Breitling LS, who topped a field of 26 entries to win the $35,000…

Scott Stewart Sweeps Top Professional Hunter Honors at WIHS

For the tenth time in his career, Scott Stewart, of Wellington, FL, was named the WIHS Leading Hunter Rider after winning both the Grand Green Hunter Championship with Wonderly and the Grand Hunter Championship with Private Life. Scott Stewart and Private Life.© Shawn McMillen Photography Stewart and Private Life, a six-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding (by Verdi) owned by Dr. Betsee…

Paige Kouimanis and Carly Hoft Claim $10,000 WIHS Adult and Childrens Jumper Championship Victories

The 59th annual Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) continued on Wednesday, October 25, with the second day of competition featuring the $10,000 WIHS Children’s and $10,000 WIHS Adult Jumper Championships, the awarding of the professional and amateur-owner hunter championships, and the $10,000 International Jumper speed class. Carly Hoft and Available Ohio.© Shawn McMillen Photography The first jumper victory of the…

2017 New England Equitation Championships

©Anne Gittins As one of the longest running and most prestigious equitation finals in the country, the 2017 New England Equitation Championships (NEEC) celebrated its 42nd anniversary at Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA on October 18-22. Competitors from amateur adults to juniors vied for the top spot in New England Horsemen’s Council (NEHC) medal finals as ShowNet live-streamed the…