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Central European and North American Leagues Bring 2014/2015 Jumping Qualifiers to a Close

By Louise Parkes
     All the qualifiers for the Longines FEI World Cup™ 2014/2015 Final have now concluded, following the Central European League Final in Warsaw, Poland 12 days ago and the last legs of the North America East and West Coast Leagues at Ocala, Florida and Thermal, California.
The excitement is building by the day, with the deadline for receipt of nominated entries coming up tomorrow, 27 March, and definite entries due to be confirmed by 6 April, just a week before the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final begins at the Thomas & Mack Arena in Las Vegas, USA, the 37th running of arguably the sport’s most sought-after individual title.

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Contestants at Tuesday night’s RodeoHouston BP Super Series V Championship Round continued their ride toward a $50,000 prize. Read more »


Gal and Undercover Reign Supreme on Home Ground at ‘s-Hertogenbosch

by Louise Parkes
The Netherlands’ Edward Gal and Glock’s Undercover clinched victory at the last qualifying leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2014/2015 Western European League on home ground at ‘s-Hertogenbosch today. Always favourites to take maximum points after their convincing win in yesterday’s Grand Prix, the pair didn’t disappoint this afternoon when producing some spectacular work when third-last into the arena. But Gal’s masterful riding skills were fully tested by moments of tension from the 14-year-old gelding with which he finished third at the Reem Acra Final in Lyon, France last season.

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Joe Frost Rides Three to Claim His First CBR Title

BOSSIER CITY, La., March 14, 2015 – Beating the odds against a bull that has beaten him in two previous attempts, Joe Frost, Randlett, Utah, rides his arch rival, 063 Half Nutz to claim his first CBR buckle, check, and title at the Eldorado Resort Casino Tuff Hedeman Championship Bull Riding in Bossier City, Louisiana.

Riding on a special invitation from Tuff Hedeman, Frost and his younger brother Josh, made their first appearance on the Mahindra Road to Cheyenne televised tour in Bossier City which features a popular three round tournament-style competition. Read more »


Matthew Metell Cruises to Victory in The Ridge at Wellington’s Turf Tour 1.30-1.35m Jumper Class

Matthew Metell and Cyon Z Won 1.30-1.35m Jumper Class at 
The Ridge at Wellington Turf Tour

Wellington, FL – March 11, 2015 – The Ridge at Wellington’s Turf Tour returned to International Polo Club (IPC) Palm Beach to kick off the tenth week of competition.  While the morning saw some unexpected showers, the afternoon brightened up and competitors flocked to the expansive polo fields to try their hand against some of Wellington’s most competitive jumpers.  It was a gorgeous setting for the horses and riders to enjoy beautiful courses designed by Eric Hasbrouck in the main ring and Nick Granat in the second ring, with polo games taking place just a few fields away. Read more »