Kaitlyn Van Konynenburg and Wish List Gallop to the Victory in the 2015 U.S. Junior Hunter National Championship - West Coast
Over the previous two days, when the horse show grounds are usually quiet in anticipation of the next show, the green grass of the Del Mar Horse Park Grand Prix Field was dressed in flower boxes, walls, stone rolltops and white poles, setting the stage for the 2015 U.S. Junior Hunter National Championship - West Coast. After a Classic Round on Monday, and an Under Saddle and a Handy Round on Tuesday, it was seventeen-year-old Kaitlyn Van Konynenburg aboard her Large Junior Hunter, Wish List, that earned the Grand Champion cooler.
Ashton Alexander and Quinta Bella, owned by Signe Otsby, took first place in the $5,000 Devoucoux Hunter Prix at HITS-on-the-Hudson IV.
The Gucci Gold Cup Heads to the United States for the Second Edition of the Longines Masters of Los Angeles
EEM, creator and organizer of the of the Longines Masters series, is pleased to announce that Gucci is continuing its commitment to equestrian sports with the debut of the Gucci Gold Cup in America. The competition will take place during the Longines Masters of Los Angeles event, held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on October 1-4, 2015.
The FEI has announced that three Swiss Jumping horses have tested positive for prohibited substances.
Samples taken at the CSIO5* at La Baule (FRA) on 17 May from the horse Nino des Buissonnets (FEI ID FRA45550), ridden by Steve Guerdat (SUI) to win the Grand Prix on the day of testing, have returned positive for the Banned Substances Codeine and Oripavine, and the Controlled Medication substance Morphine.
By Louise Parkes
Team Denmark came out on top by a narrow margin at the sixth and last leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Dressage 2015 pilot series staged at Hickstead, Great Britain today. It was their second successive victory at the British venue, and once again they pinned the host nation into runner-up spot, while Sweden filled third place ahead of South Africa in fourth.