There were three competitive equitation finals held today during the Capital Challenge Equitation Championship Weekend, presented by Bigeq.com. Victoria Colvin was victorious in the North American Junior Equitation Championships on VIP Z. The win in the Taylor Harris Insurance Services (THIS) National Children's Medal Finals went to John Porter on Kennebec, while Conor Perrin and Gelato won the blue ribbon in the North American Adult Amateur Equitation Championships. The Capital Challenge Horse Show runs through Sunday, October 6, at Prince George's Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro, MD.
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I glanced at the pastured horses on my way to the barn. I stopped when I came to Sport. He had hives…small swollen bumps on his neck and chest. They were various sizes, with the largest about the size of a nickel.
He had been fine the night before.
USEF Accepting Applications for the “Verden Experience” at the FEI World Breeding Championships for Dressage Young Horses
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is now accepting applications for the “Verden Experience.” In 2013, USEF began providing the opportunity for a small group of riders, trainers, breeders and owners of Dressage Young Horses to participate in a trip to the FEI World Breeding Championships for Dressage Young Horses. The 2014 Championship will take place in Verden, Germany, on August 6-10, 2014. The “Verden Experience” will be led by USEF Young Horse Coach Scott Hassler and will include tickets to the Dressage events as well as meetings with European young horse dressage experts. Participants will be responsible for their own travel to the Championships as well as meals and hotel. USEF will assist with obtaining hotel rooms.
he first ever Final of the new look Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup series got started in at CSIO5* Barcelona Friday and, with the backdrop of a beautiful day, a strong set of horses and riders from 18 countries looked to qualify for Sunday's eight-team final round. Chef d'Equipe Robert Ridland's U.S. team was looking to finish a strong season with a top result, but suffered a heartbreaker and finished in 9th place, one position short of a spot in that final. They will return for Saturday's consolation round.