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McLain Ward and Rothchild Repeat Victory in $210,000 CP Grand Prix

Calgary, AB, Canada – June 14, 2015 – For the second year in a row, USA’s McLain Ward and Rothchild emerged victorious in the $210,000 CP Grand Prix during the ‘Continental’ Tournament at Spruce Meadows. It all came down to the wire in the tournament’s final event on Sunday, as Ward and Rothchild went last in an 11-horse jump-off to win by nine one-hundredths of a second. Todd Minikus (USA) and Babalou 41 finished second, and Richard Spooner (USA) and Chivas Z placed third. Read more »


McLain Ward Kicks Off Devon with Open Jumper Domination

The country’s top show jumpers have arrived at the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, and in a fitting fashion eight-time Grand Prix of Devon winner McLain Ward claimed the first two Open Jumper victories. In the first Open Jumper class, he piloted the 15-year-old Hanoverian mare HH Ashley to the fastest double clear effort during the five-horse jump-off for owners Double H Farm of Wellington, Florida. He followed it up with a victory in the $10,000 Open Jumper Speed class aboard HH Best Buy, also owned by Double H Farm. Read more »


CBS Sports Network to Broadcast 2015 FEI World Cup Finals in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada – April 23, 2015 – The 2015 FEI World Cup™ Finals, featuring the Reem Acra FEI World CupTM Dressage Final and the LONGINES FEI World CupTM Jumping Final, held April 15-19 in Las Vegas, will be broadcast on Saturday, April 25 from 8:00-10:00 pm EDT on CBS Sports Network. Read more »


“East Meets West”– Big Names Launch Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League

The brand new Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League was launched in Miami (USA) today by three of the biggest names in the sport – Beezie Madden, the most decorated US female equestrian athlete of all time and currently the only woman in the top 10 of the Longines world rider rankings, American Gold Cup winner and FEI Solidarity Ambassador Jessica Springsteen, and Hannah Selleck, team and individual gold medallist at young rider level and one of the sport’s up-and-coming stars. 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 »