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Style File: LA Masters


The mood lighting was great, due in no small part to the sparkling crowd at the Longines Masters of Los Angeles,  Oct. 1-4. To EEM, a toast (Barons de Rothschild, mais oui!)  for fantastic production values throughout. Across the board, horses, hosts, riders and guests offered consistent spectacular turnout, but The Equestrian News votes its Style & Prestige award […]

Simpson, Madden, Sailor Sizzle at Del Mar


Del Mar’s famous seaside setting was a scenic backdrop to the start of the Del Mar International Horse Show, Oct. 7-18. Will Simpson and The Dude took top honors in the 1.40m jumper class, and Simpson was also third on E-Unanimie De La Haie, both owned by Monarch International. Enrique Gonzalez and Santos, owned by Carlos Hank, […]

Judge, Jobs Master Day One


Quentin Judge and HH Fyloe rode to victory in the first 5* level class of the Longines Masters of Los Angeles, Oct. 1 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Judge cruised to victory in Prix The Hollywood Reporter 1.45m CSI5* with a time of 56.66 seconds, narrowly edging out Germany’s Jerome Guery and Upper Star. Jame Richard Philips (SUI) and […]

SoCal Riders Ready for Indoor


The 2014 inaugural Longines Masters of Los Angeles was a tremendous hit for many young West Coast riders new to the excitement and quality of a European indoor horse show.  While the centerpiece of the show were the FEI Masters classes, event organizer EEM also included 1.20m classes for less experienced horses and riders, opening up […]

Masters Red Carpet Arrivals


The stars are out for the Longines Masters of Los Angeles, where no 5* horse costs under $5 million, according to one owner-attendee. The Oct. 1-4 event at the Los Angeles Convention Center has turned the spotlight on the top equine talent from around the world. Beezie Madden (USA) will take to the field on Simon, owned […]

Germans Win Eventing Nation’s Cup in Belgium


Germany was again victorious in Waregem, Belgium, at FEI Nations Cup Eventing 2015. Germany beat by 50 penalties the home-side Belgium team, which came in second on this seventh leg of this 8-part Nation’s Cup series. It was Germany’s third win this season, following victories at Houghton Hall in England and in Aachen, Germany. But Britain, who have participated in the […]

Parot Plumbs Atlantis Riches in $100K


Chilean rider Samuel Parot and his own 12-year-old bay gelding Atlantis took the win in the $100,000 Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Sacramento CSI3* last night at the Rancho Murieta Equestrian Center. A sell-out crowd packed the stands and VIP Lounge at facility’s indoor arena for an evening of excitement  presented by Lasher’s Elk Grove Dodge […]

Swail Speeds to $40K NYC Win


Ireland’s Conor Swail and Simba De La Roque got show jumping started at the second annual Rolex Central Park Horse Show, with a victory in the $40,000 FEI Speed Class Thursday last night. Todd Minikus (USA) and Quality Girl placed second, with Daniel Bluman (COL) and Concreto Believe in third. Course designer Guilherme Jorge of Brazil set the […]

Menezes, Caruschka Rev Sacto


The Sacramento International Horse Show started off with a bang, as Eduardo Menezes and Caruschka won the $25,000 Jumper Classic. The week of competitive classes features world class riders such as Richard Spooner, Will Simpson, Quentin Judge, Mandy Porter, Eric Navet, Jill Humphrey and Ben Asselin, to name a few. “The eighth anniversary of the Sacramento […]

Sterling Finish for M&S Finals


With classes in Children’s and Adult Hunter, Jumper and Equitation, the Marshall & Sterling Insurance League National Finals at HITS on the Hudson, Sept. 9-13, saw some of the best riders the country finding their way into the spotlight. Marshall & Sterling Junior/Amateur Horsemanship Final Grace Saad and Amendment 15, owned by Darren Chiacchia, finished first in the Marshall […]

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