Devon, Pa. – June 1, 2017 – Thursday night at the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair belonged to world number two ranked rider McLain Ward of Brewster, New York, who surpassed 28 contenders to claim the $225,000 Sapphire Grand Prix of Devon CSI4* for the ninth time in his career. Ward rode the 16-year-old chestnut Warmblood, Rothchild, owned by Sagamore Farms, around the famed Dixon Oval in front of a packed crowd, consisting of diehard show jumping fans to Pennsylvania locals, hoping to witness some of the greatest names in the sport of show jumping go head-to-head for the most coveted trophy in the Devon collection: the Celeste McNeal Harper Perpetual Trophy.
Calgary, AB, Canada – July 4, 2015 – The stars aligned for McLain Ward (USA) and HH Azur to earn a major victory in Saturday’s $400,000 ATCO Power Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Spruce Meadows. There are not many major competitions left in the world that Ward has not won, but he will now have his name etched in history in one of the sport’s most prestigious events aboard a rising young star.
Jessica Springsteen on her victory gallop
Photo by Emily Riden
North Salem, NY – June 30, 2015 – This September, the prestigious American Gold Cup will return to Old Salem Farm in North Salem, New York. Now entering its 45th year, the international show jumping competition will play host to a total of five Longines FEI Rankings events, culminating with the prestigious $215,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping New York competition where the top international riders will compete for the prestigious American Gold Cup.
Wellington, FL – February 6, 2013 – Time is running out to get your entries in for the fifth Grand Prix of The Ridge at Wellington Invitational Grand Prix this Friday.
Wellington, FL - January 28, 2013 –The opportunity to show on the luxurious grass fields of Mida Farm is one that hasn’t presented itself in over 10 years. Now for the second time in two weeks, Mida Farm will open its “Topps Field” to top riders, juniors and amateurs alike for the fourth week of The Ridge at Wellington’s $175,000 1.40m Invitational Grand Prix series.
Lexington, KY – November 3, 2012 – It was a very emotional night at Alltech National Horse Show as McLain Ward piloted his top mount Antares F to victory during the Alltech $250,000 Grand Prix, benefitting the United States Equestrian Team Foundation.
Lexington, KY – October 22, 2012 – Now just around the corner, the Alltech National Horse Show, scheduled for the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky on October 30 – November 4, 2012, will feature a world-class field of top national and international open jumpers, competing for some of the biggest purses on the fall indoor tour.
|North Salem, NY-September 16, 2012-Peter Leone, aboard Lincourt Gino, sailed to the win as the only double clear horse and rider combination in the starting field of 29 at the $200,000 American Gold Cup at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, NY, on Sunday.The day dawned cool with fluffy clouds dotting the sky, while the wind billowed the tents dotting the show grounds. The weather throughout the week in North Salem has been ideal for riders and spectators alike.
Leone’s clean round (44.050 seconds) placed him ahead of Kent Farrington, who came in second riding Voyeur with a time of 41.630 seconds with four faults in the second round. McLain Ward, riding Antares F, claimed third place with a time of 42.00 seconds with four faults in round two, while Beezie Madden, riding Cortes C, earned the fourth place ribbon with a time of 43.140 seconds, also with four faults in the jump-off.