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Lisa Wilcox and Galant Win FEI Grand Prix at the 2017 Adequan® Global Dressage Festival

The 2017 Adequan® Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) began its first day of competition at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC), in Wellington, FL, on Thursday with a win for Lisa Wilcox and Galant in the FEI Grand Prix sponsored by MTICA Farm. The first week at AGDF features CDI-W competition from January 12-15 and is presented by the AMCI…

Todd Minikus and Valinski S Take $35,000 Ruby et Violette WEF Challenge Cup Round 1

Day two of the 2017 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) in Wellington, FL, saw a win for USA’s Todd Minikus riding Valinski S in the $35,000 Ruby et Violette WEF Challenge Cup Round 1 in the International Arena at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC). The 12-week WEF circuit runs through April 2, 2017, featuring competition for hunters, jumpers, and…

Kevin Babington and Super Chilled Earn First Win of the 2017 Winter Equestrian Festival

The 2017 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) kicked off its first day of competition at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) in Wellington, FL, with a win for Ireland’s Kevin Babington aboard Debra Wycoff’s Super Chilled in the morning’s $8,000 Douglas Elliman 1.45m speed class. Olympic course designer Guilherme Jorge is setting the jumper tracks in the International Arena at…

USEF Issues First Penalties in Accordance to the Equine Drugs and Medications Penalty Guidelines

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Hearing Committee has issued its first decision imposing penalties pursuant to the Equine Drugs & Medications Penalty Guidelines that went into effect January 1, 2016. The Penalty Guidelines recommend ranges of penalties for violations of the Drugs & Medications rules with regard to particular categories of forbidden substances. Substances in Category IV, which include…

FEI Announces Candidate Cities For 2022 FEI World Equestrian Games™

FEI Press Release

We already know that the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 will be held at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in North Carolina in September 2018, but the FEI has already announced two candidates for the 2022 games! Lexington, Kentucky and Samorin, Slovakia have both been selected as potential hosts for the FEI flagship in six years’ time. “We are very happy to have…

Test Your Horsemanship at Ohio Equine Affaire’s Versatile Horse & Rider Competition

Applications are now being accepted for Equine Affaire’s popular Versatile Horse & Rider Competition (VHRC) that will take place in the afternoon on Friday, April 7th, in the coliseum at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus. A select group of horse and rider teams will tackle a challenging obstacle/trail course in this timed and judged race in pursuit of $5,500…

2017 George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session Riders Announced

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the participants for the 11th annual USEF George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session presented by the USHJA and sponsored by Adequan, Ariat, Practical Horseman, and Equestrian Sport Productions. The Training Session will be held at The Stadium at Equestrian Village, the home of the Global Dressage Festival, in Wellington, Fla.,…

Springsteen Takes $35,000 Noble Outfitters Holiday & Horses Opener CSI 4*

Jessica Springsteen and Davendy S Win Big at PBIEC

Jessica Springsteen and Davendy S rose to the top of the class in the $35,000 Noble Outfitters Holiday & Horses Opener CSI 4* at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC), taking the class with a time of 58.95 seconds. Richie Moloney and Alsvid took second place in the class after crossing through the timers in 59.05 seconds. Eugenio Garza piloted…