Posts tagged as: Flexible

Wistful FEI Win for Bond

Ashlee Bond and Wistful clear a jump.

Course designer Florencio Hernandez of Mexico said before the start of the $54,500 HITS Grand Prix CSI-W 2* that ideally there would be one clear round, and he got his wish with a single textbook turn by Ashlee Bond and Wistful. Bond was one among 24 riders to tour the track with rails intact and […]

Team USA Assesses Its Rounds

McLain Ward and his great grey hores, Antares F

The top eight teams from Sunday’s jumping will contest three coveted medal slots today. The U.S. barely squeeked by, riding in on a two-way tie for seventh. A stellar performance combined with the frontrunners spilling an abundance of rails could see the USA atop the podium, though admittedly, it’s a longshot. But hey, Germany and […]

Saudi Team Leads Olympic Jumping

A grey horse leaps over a Liverpool

A strong performance by Saudi Arabia and a resurgent team USA were the big news out of day two of Olympic Show Jumping, the highlight of which was a second clear round from Rich Fellers and Flexible. Saturday’s contest was the first of three rounds with scores that will count toward team medals. After round […]

Jumpers Trotted Out at Olympics

Rich Fellers and Flexible make a dashing duo at the veterinary jog.

Ninety show jumping horses from 26 countries got their first glimpse of the main arena for the Olympic Games in Greenwich Park when they were presented before the Ground Jury at the jog on Aug. 2. The The U.S. Team looked sharp under the care of veterinarian Dr. Tim Ober, farrier Dr. Todd Meister, physiotherapist […]

Fellers and Flexible Olympic-Bound

Rich Fellers and Flexible clear a jump at Spruce Meadows.

Rich Fellers and Flexible aced their fourth and last Olympic observation event of 2012, winning in the $200,000 CN Grand Prix CSI-W at Spruce Meadows in Calgary on Saturday, June 16. The pair topped a field of 36 including 11 U.S. Olympic long list contenders. Kent Farrington and Uceko placed second, Reed Kessler and Mika […]

Fellers Flex Time at Del Mar

Rich Fellers and Flexible soar over a giant oxer.

The fact that Helen McNaught and Caballo topped the leaderboard with eight faults until the 12th of 20 riders went says it all about Marina Azevedo’s course for the $100,000 Hermés Grand Prix of Del Mar, May 5 at the Del Mar National Horse Show.  But it was Rich Fellers and Flexible that carried the […]

Fellers Flexes to the Top

Rich Fellers and Flexible soar over an appropriately themed "championship ribbon" jump

The global conquest of Rich Fellers and Flexible continues! After the intense test they just weathered in ’s-Hertogenbosch, where on April 22 they were crowned Rolex World Champions, they endured a long flight home to campaign to victory at the $50,000 Surfside Grand Prix, the first of two USEF Olympic observation classes to be held […]

Fellers Pours It On at World Cup

Rich Fellers and Flexible on course and in close-up.

Rich Fellers and Flexible are the new Rolex FEI Jumping World Cup champions―the culmination of a story 13 years in the making. In 1999 Flexible’s sire, Cruising, came in second to Rodrigo Pessoa’s legendary Baloubet de Rouet at the World Cup Finals in Gothenberg, Sweden. In 2008, Fellers and Flexible finished second to Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum […]

Fellers and Flexi World Cup Champions

Rich Fellers and Flexible soar over the Rolex oxer at the World Cup Finals.

The USA’s Rich Fellers and Flexible claim the Rolex FEI World Cup of Show Jumping in a nail-biting jump-off with Switzerland’s Steve Guerdat and Nino Des Buissonnets that saw the team from Sherwood, OR, win by nearly a full second. Switzerland’s Pius Schwizer and Carlina came in third, with a rail and one time fault […]

Schwizer Leads WC Jumpers

Pius Schwizer clears a jump on Carlina

U.S. rider Rich Fellers and the stallion Flexible advance to Sunday’s decisive Rolex FEI World Cup Final day three enviably positioned in a tie for second place in the overall standings. Switzerland’s Pius Schwizer starts Sunday’s final rounds in first place with a total of zero faults. His countryman Steve Guerdat is tied with Fellers, […]

Photo Gallery

Copyright 2011 The Equestrian News