Posts tagged as: Jumpers

Captain America Rides into Middle Ranch

George Morris and students.

Who cares about Santa? George Morris is coming to town! The renowned USEF show jumping chef d’equipe and father of the hunter seat equitation riding style is holding a clinic at Archie Cox’s Brookway Stables in Lakeview Terrace, Dec. 4-6. There will be two sessions per day: a 3’ at 9 a.m. and a 3’6” […]

Thermal Million Grand Prix League

Show jumper Helen McNaught and Lariccello on course at HITS.

HITS, Inc., together with the show organizers of Blenheim EquiSports, Jump Del Mar, Sacramento International and Langer Equestrian Group, is pleased to announce the start of the 2012-2013 qualifying period for the newly formed Thermal Million Grand Prix League. The qualifying season begins August 14 and runs through the HITS 2013 Desert Circuit in Thermal, […]

Fellers King of the ‘World’

Rich Fellers and Flexible

U.S. rider Rich Fellers and his superstar mount Flexible topped the competition on day one of the 2012 Rolex FEI World Cup Show Jumping Final, April 19 at the Indoor Brabant, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. The 16-year-old Irish Sporthorse stallion has the distinction of being the oldest horse in the competition, and observers marveled that he […]

Parker Doubles Fun at Blenheim

Michelle Parker and her gray mare soar over a jump.

  Coming off a spectacular victory in the $10,000 Jumper Classic, Michelle Parker again swept the competition in the $40,000 Blenheim Spring Classic Grand Prix, presented by Summit General Insurance on April 7. With the stands filled, spring in the air and the sun shining, all eyes were on Parker as she guided her fearless […]

Stewart and Bristol nab Blenheim Blue

Rusty Stewart and his blood bay Bristol clear a jump.

Rusty Stewart and Bristol won the first major contest of the 2012 Blenheim EquiSports show season, taking blue in the $40,000 Royal Champion Grand Prix on Sunday, April 1. Stewart and his home-bred horse, owned by Grey Fox Farm, mastered the Leopoldo Palacios track, besting the field of 21. He was one of six horse […]

Pratt Luxury Cruise at HITS

Chris Pratt and his bay horse Cruise sail over a yellow oxer jump.

Chris Pratt cruised into the winners circle, taking the blue in the HITS $200,000 Lamborghini Grand Prix March 11, and, two days earlier the $25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix, riding Indigo Farms, LLC’s Cruise. It was a spectacular end to the 2012 HITS Desert Circuit for the Canadian jumper, who collected a $60,000 check for his […]

Henselwood Struts Olympic stuff at HITS

Jill Henselwood and IV soar over a jump.

Canadian Olympic Silver Medalist Jill Henselwood is hoping a great performance on the HITS Desert Circuit will help her and IV Ever get the attention of her nation’s Olympic selectors, and she solidified her position on Feb. 9, adding the $32,000 HITS Desert Classic to her prize list. She also won the first grand prix […]

Sac Int changes dates, adds Jr-Am championship

Logo for Sacramento International Horse Show

The Sacramento International Horse Show announced a change of dates. The show, at the Murieta Equestrian Center, will now take place Sept. 25-Oct 7. The two week event will again offer many feature classes culminating with the $50,000 Grand Prix of Sacramento CSI-W the final Saturday night. New to the event is the North American Team […]

Blenheim starts online entries

Robert Ridland headshot

Blenheim EquiSports today announced that it will allow exhibitors to submit horse show entry forms online via the website Equestrian Connect. Equestrian Connect is a two-year-old service used by more than 6,300 members to populate data and print entry forms for over 800 USEF A and AA hunter/jumper shows nationally. Until now, though, it hasn’t […]

Fellers HITS ‘Cruise’ Control

Rich Fellers and Colgan Cruise jumping in the outdoor arena at HITS Thermal.

  Rich Fellers got off to a great start on the HITS Desert Circuit, winning the $32,000 HITS Desert Classic on Colgan Cruise, the youngest of three grand prix horses he brought to Thermal. “She is a young, up-and-coming grand prix horse and I wasn’t expecting much before the circuit started, but I guess I […]

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