Charlotte Jorst and Vitalis proved their mettle on Friday going head-to-head with the best six-year-olds in the world at the FEI World Breeding Championships for Dressage Young Horses. The combination has qualified to compete in Sunday’s Final by way of finishing ninth out of a field.
As the equine community in the Northeast heads out to the Hamptons for the 2013 Hampton Classic Horse Show, the Equestrian Aid Foundation is offering a way for exhibitors and spectators alike to relax and mingle outside of the ring.
The Massachusetts state health department says Eastern equine encephalitis has been found in a second horse in Belchertown, MA. Officials are urging more precautions against mosquitoes in nearby Amherst.The health department said Wednesday the threat level for the mosquito-borne virus has been raised to "high" in Amherst because the infected horse was stabled near the town border. Belchertown has already been designated at "critical" risk.
Charlotte Jorst and Vitalis have travelled to Verden, Germany to represent the U.S. at the 2013 FEI World Breeding Championships for Dressage Young Horses this week. The talented pair will compete in the six-year-old division at the annual championship which hosts many of the of most promising young dressage horses from throughout the world.
The 2013 Capital Challenge Horse Show (CCHS), presented by The Gochman Family, is pleased to announce that the 2013 prize list has been mailed out and the PDF is available for download on the official horse show website www.capitalchallenge.org.
Entries should be submitted as soon as possible as space is limited, and they are taken on a first come, first served basis.