When Buck Davidson found his lucky red socks stashed in the corner of his camper the other day, he knew it was a good omen. Then, when he and Copper Beech scored 43 in dressage – the horse’s owner Carl Segal’s favorite number – he figured he had this event in the bag. Who can argue with fate?
Sunday, Davidson (Riegelsville, Pa.) and the eight-year-old Irish gelding won the CCI3* at the Jersey Fresh Three-Day Event when they finished on 50.8 with a clear round, moving up from second place when overnight leader Phillip Dutton and Fernhill Fugitive had a rail down.
School is almost out, but the new year of the USEF High School Equestrian Athlete program is about to begin. If you know a high schooler that rides, remind them to sign up for the 2014-2015 season today. They’ll be ready to get recognized for their hard work as equestrians, and they’ll save $5 on the application fee if they sign up before June 1.
GGT- Footing™, the equine division of Polysols Corporation is proud to announce that the Fieldstone Show Park has installed a new all -weather GGT- Footing Arena created by Mike Waidlich of East West Arena Construction. For several years GGT-Footing has been the Official Footing provider to the Fieldstone Show Park.
Story Via: Tim Hayes
Most problems people have in horseback riding, whether English or Western, are not with their riding; they’re with the quality of the relationship they have with their horse. In order for any relationship to work – horse or human - there must always be mutual love, trust and respect.
Flarida Wins Adequan/USEF Open Reining National Championship and Selection Trial for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games U.S. Reining Squad
Sixteen combinations entered the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena Sunday morning with National Championship honors and selection for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games on their minds for the second and final round of the Adequan/USEF Open Reining National Championship and Selection Trial for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games U.S. Reining Squad. And in a repeat of Friday’s initial round at the Kentucky Reining Cup, Shawn Flarida posted the top score of the day to claim the National Title and punch his ticket to Normandy, France for the World Championship in August. Additionally, five other riders earned their place on the squad with strong performances over the week.