It’s Time for the Great Charity Challenge

We’re in the fourth week of the Winter Equestrian Festival, and the anticipation is building for the highlight of the week — the Great Charity Challenge event (GCC), sponsored by Fidelity Investments, taking place at Wellington International on February 3. Initiated to boost support for local non-profits in Palm Beach County, the GCC has been …

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Back-to-Back Victory for Coyle and Legacy in Amsterdam Thriller

Throwing down another extraordinary performance, Ireland’s Daniel Coyle and the 14-year-old super-mare, Legacy, stormed to victory for the second time in a week at the twelfth leg of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ 2023/2024 Western European League in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. They pinned Dutch stars Willem Greve and Highway TN NOP into runner-up spot …

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Amy Millar and Christiano Clinch WEF 3 Hermès 1.50m

The Canadian national anthem rang out for the second time in as many days in the International Arena at Wellington International during Week 3 of competition at the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF). A 2016 Olympian for Canada, Amy Millar rode Christiano to the top of the leaderboard in the $62,500 Hermès CSI4* 1.50 Classic. Fellow …

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Ben Ebeling and Escona 8 End Third Week of AGDF on a Win

The 2024 Adequan® Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) closed out week three with a full day of competition concluding with the Buffalo Wild Wings Prix St. George Future Challenge as part of the Future Challenge Young Horse Series at AGDF. The U.S. anthem sounded proudly across the stadium as young professional Ben Ebeling took his place …

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Martinez Is Memorable in Puebla

In 2022, Jose Alberto Martinez Vazquez (MEX) and Quinley finished second in the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Puebla (MEX). Two years later, the pair moved up that final step on the podium, recording the first World Cup victory of their respective careers Saturday at the Quintas Ecuestres venue. The duo bested a three-horse jump-off, …

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A First for Tiffany Foster in NetJets CSI4* Grand Prix

Canadian Olympian Tiffany Foster climbed atop a ‘Saturday Night Lights’ podium at the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) for the first time on January 28 during Week 3. Piloting Battlecry, Foster won the $215,000 NetJets CSI4* Grand Prix in front of a packed house at Wellington International. Over courses set by fellow Vancouver, BC native Peter …

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Harmony’s V-Plus Steps on the Gas for Susan Pape at AGDF

At the conclusion of the Grand Prix Special CDI4*, sponsored by Donato Farms, the British anthem rung out during the prizegiving. Susan Pape and Harmony’s V-Plus took the spoils in Saturday’s top class during Week 3 of the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) in Wellington, FL. Pape was the unanimous choice from all five judges, …

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Fry and Everdale Shine Again in Amsterdam

For the second time this season, Great Britain’s Charlotte Fry and Everdale left the opposition in their wake at the eighth leg of the FEI Dressage World Cup™ 2023/2024 Western European League in Amsterdam (NED). In the Grand Prix, they had pinned Germany’s Isabell Werth and DSP Quantaz into second place and longtime league-leader Sweden’s …

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Cepano Baloubet and Richard Vogel Victorious at WEF

The 2024 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) once again saw Germany’s Richard Vogel leading a lap of honor in the International Ring as he won Friday’s $32,000 Dodd Technologies CSI4* 1.50m on Cepano Baloubet during Week 3 of competition. The win signaled the start of another successful weekend for Vogel, who was already the victor in …

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Felicitas Hendricks Hits All the Right Notes at AGDF

Germany’s 23-year-old sensation Felicitas Hendricks allowed herself to smile as she and Drombusch OLD performed their final piaffe at X in the CDI4* Grand Prix Freestyle, presented by US PRE Association, as the audience clapped enthusiastically to the beat of their lively music. The pair — unbeaten in all four of their starts at the …

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