Posts tagged as: World Cup

HITS bows $1 Million Grand Prix in Thermal

Duncan McFarlane and Mr. Whoopy jump before a packed house at HITS NY.

  We’d call him the $2 million man, except he is priceless! HITS president and CEO Tom Struzzieri is giving the U.S. its second seven-figure grand prix, the Thermal $1 Million, to cap the West Coast’s winter season, falling at the end of the Dessert Circuit in Thermal, CA, beginning in 2013. The class will […]

Coe Packs One-Two Punch

Kristen Coe and her chestnut horse clear a huge jump.

It was a one-two punch for Kirsten Coe, who took first and second at the $50,000 Blenheim World Cup Qualifying Grand Prix Sept. 16 at the Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park in San Juan Capistrano. Combined with her third place ribbon at the Grand Prix of Showpark CSI-W in Del Mar Sept. 3, Coe has […]

Brown, Cassiato top Showpark


Riding for Australia, Harley Brown and Cassiato earned the blue sash at the $50,000 Grand Prix of Showpark, presented by the Grand Del Mar. The Sept. 3 event was the first World Cup Qualifier on the West Coast, taking place during the Blenheim EquiSports Showpark All Seasons Summer Classic, which ran Aug. 31-Sept. 4. The […]

Madden Top U.S. Cup Jumper


Christian Ahlmann and Taloubet Z recorded Germany’s fourth consecutive World Cup jumping championship May 1 at the Leipzig Exhibition Centre in Germany. Canada’s Eric Lamaze claimed the second-place prize, with the Netherlands’ Jeroen Dubbeldam notching third in a hard-fought contest that included two qualifiers, April 28-29, leading up to the May 1 Rolex/FEI World Cup […]

Ebeling 11th at World Cup Dressage

Winner Adelinde Cornelissen flanked by 2nd place Nathalie zu Sayn-Wittgenstein (left) and Ulla Salzgeber, 3rd. (Photo by Kit Houghton / FEI)

In Leipzig, Germany, a strong field of 15 riders from nine nations contested the Grand Prix Freestyle on April 30 to bring the Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Final to a close. The Netherlands’ Adelinde Cornelissen  and Jerich Parzival waltzed their way to victory to the strains of Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite.” Denmark’s Nathalie zu […]

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