News in the Northeast

Kirk Webby Leaves His Mark on Vermont Summer Festival

Kirk Webby won his second grand prix of the Vermont Summer Festival season in the $30,000 Battenkill Grand Prix, presented by Hampton Inn & Suites Manchester, riding Brando du Rouet. Photo by Andrew Ryback Photography New Zealand Olympian Kirk Webby’s win in the $30,000 Battenkill Grand Prix, presented by Hampton Inn & Suites Manchester, on Saturday, July 13, secured him…

Will Coleman Captures Inaugural Advanced Division at MARS Essex Horse Trials

Will Coleman and Obos O’Reilly(© i{mpack}t studio photography) It was a weekend of horsepower at the third edition of the MARS Essex Horse Trials at historic Moorland Farm in Far Hills, NJ, with more than 5,000 in attendance. U.S. Olympic veteran Will Coleman rode his longtime partner, Obos O’Reilly, to the win in the Advanced division. Coleman finished cross-country with…

Leslie Howard Dominates $133,700 Empire State Grand Prix CSI3* at Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows

Two-time U.S. Olympic medalist Leslie Howard won the $133,700 Empire State Grand Prix CSI3* riding Quadam on the final day of the 2019 Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows  in North Salem, NY. (©The Book LLC) U.S. Olympic team gold medalist Leslie Howard stormed to a victory in the $133,700 Empire State Grand Prix CSI3*, presented by The Kincade Group,…

Stacia Klein Madden Focuses on Effective Riding at All Levels in Pony Club Clinic

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Stacia Klein Madden with Grace Strosnider on Brandy and Charlotte Milner on Rocky. (©Jump Media) Eleven girls diligently brushed their ponies and horses and combed out their tails as they were tied to trailers parked in a field at Fine Idea Farm in Mt. Airy, MD, on April 27. A few of them carefully worked their pony’s tail in a…

Chile to Open Polo Series Against USA

The Newport International Polo Series, presented by Brahmin is pleased to announce that will open its 28 season on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. with USA vs. Chile. The highly anticipated return of Chile this year will mark their 7th appearance since 1996.   The teams will be introduced on the eve of the match at the Season Kick-off Celebration thrown by the Clarke Cooke House and Brahmin on…

Beezie Madden Guides Garant To First Grand Prix Victory At Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows

Beezie Madden won the $50,000 Old Salem Farm Grand Prix CSI2* during the 2019 Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows. (©The Book LLC) Four-time U.S. Olympian and New York State native Beezie Madden of Cazenovia, NY, was unbeatable in the $50,000 Old Salem Farm Grand Prix CSI2*, presented by The Kincade Group, riding young mount Garant on Sunday, May 12,…

New England Equitation Championships Celebrates 43rd Anniversary with Success

Katrina Tiktinsky and Augsburg topped the NEHC Junior Medal Final. ©Anne Gittins Photography The New England Equitation Championships (NEEC), one of the longest running and most prestigious equitation finals in the country, celebrated its 43rd anniversary this year. The renowned judging panel included course designer Ken Krome, Hope Glynn, Jenny Fischer, Lynn Forgione, Brian Lenehan, and Jean Marie Dunford-Miller. The…

American Gold Cup Culminates with $204,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup New York CSI4*-W

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Martha Ingram Wins North American Adult Amateur Equitation Championships at Capital Challenge Horse Show

©Shawn McMillen Photography The 25th anniversary edition of the Capital Challenge Horse Show began on Friday, September 28, at the Prince George’s Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro, MD, with the start of Equitation Weekend, presented by BigEq.com, and the naming of the show’s first three 2018 champions. Adam Edgar of Leesburg, VA, riding Magnolia, and Lily Walton of Shelbyville, KY, aboard…