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The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team Takes Third at 2019 FEI Dressage Nations Cup France

The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team took third in the FEI Dressage Nations Cup France (©PSV Photo) After two days of strong performances at the 2019 FEI Dressage Nations Cup France, The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team comprised of Katherine Bateson-Chandler, Heather Blitz, Shelly Francis, Nick Wagman, and led by U.S. Dressage Development Coach Charlotte Bredahl as Chef d’ Equipe…

Brian Moggre and MTM Vivre Le Reve Race to Win $36,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic CSI3*

Thursday evening at the Kentucky Spring Horse Show welcomed the fourteenth season opener of the seven-part Hagyard Challenge series with the $36,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic CSI3*. The class hosted a substantial starting list of 94 horse-and-rider combinations, all attempting to walk away with the top honors. At the end of a competitive class, Brian Moggre and Major Wager LLC’s MTM…

Townend and Cooley Master Class Defend Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event Title

©Equine Journal/Terisé Cole In a repeat finish, the 2019 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN at the Kentucky Horse Park found last year’s winners, Oliver Townend and Cooley Master Class, take the top prize again. Top-placing American team Boyd Martin and Tsetserleg stayed in second, securing the Land Rover/United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) CCI5*-L Championship, and Tim Price held…

Townend Stays in Front at 2019 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event

©Equine Journal/Terisé Cole Cross-country day at the 2019 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN finished with a shuffled leaderboard and a familiar face on top. Last year’s winner and overnight leaders Oliver Townend and Cooley Master Class remained in the lead after tackling Derek di Grazia’s technical course. Boyd Martin fills the second place slot with Tsetserleg, and Tim…

Townend Back on Top at 2019 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event

©Equine Journal/Terisé Cole A blustery day two of dressage at the 2019 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN found last year’s winners, Oliver Townend and Cooley Master Class, on top at the Kentucky Horse Park. Fellow countrywoman Piggy French sits in second aboard Quarrycrest Echo, and Boyd Martin is in the third place slot with Tsetserleg. The…

Felix Vogg Takes an Early Lead at 2019 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event

©Equine Journal/Terisé Cole Aboard Colero, Switzerland’s Felix Vogg rode down the centerline at the Kentucky Horse Park and straight to the top of the leaderboard on the first day of dressage at the 2019 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN. Slotted in second is Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp and Deniro Z, while Buck Davidson sits closely in third with…

Boyd Martin and Tsetserleg Sail to Redemption with CCI 4*-S Win at The Fork

©Shannon Brinkman Photography Boyd Martin and Tsetserleg sailed clear through the cross-country course to take top honors and conclude CCI 4*-S competition at The Fork at TIEC presented by Lucky Clays Farm at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC). Martin stopped the timers in 6:47 to finish on a total score of 35.00, improving from a third place rank throughout the…

Two Horses and Two CCI4*-S Phases in the Bag for Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp at The Fork

©Shannon Brinkman Photography Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp retained control over the first and second-place slots in CCI 4*-S competition at The Fork at TIEC presented by Lucky Clays Farm hosted at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC), walking away from the Show Jumping phase adding four faults to her score on Fernhill By Night for 28.80 points, and putting in a clear round…