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Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team Holds Third Place in Standings Heading into Cross-Country in SAP Cup CCIO4*-S

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 1, 2022, 6:54 PM EST

Aachen, Germany – The Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team finished a competitive day of two phases at CHIO Aachen in the SAP Cup CCIO4*-S sitting in third place heading into the final phase tomorrow. All four combinations contested dressage earlier this morning, with the stadium phase taking place in the evening in the main stadium with cross-country set to begin tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m. GMT+2. Buck Davidson & Carlevo ©ShannonBrinkmanPhotography The team was led by Sydney Elliott...

McLain Ward & Contagious Dash to Second Win at CHIO Aachen in RWE Prize of North Rhine-Westphalia

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 1, 2022, 6:50 PM EST

Aachen, Germany – In a masterful show of talent and speed, McLain Ward (Brewster, N.Y.) and Contagious captured their second win of the week at CHIO Aachen, tackling the 1.60m track designed by Frank Rothenberger (GER) in the main stadium. The pair dashed through the jump-off timers in 41.70 seconds, the only combination in the jump-off field of seven to finish under 42 seconds. Steve Guerdat (SUI) and Albfuehren’s Maddox finished in second place with a time of 42.38 seconds, while...

Close Competition Concludes Day Two of the 2022 Adequan®/USEF Junior Hunter National Championship – East

by Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Communications | Jul 1, 2022, 5:00 PM EST

Traverse City, Mich. – The second day of competition at the 2022 Adequan ® /USEF Junior Hunter National Championship – East brought horse-and-rider combinations into the ring for the under-saddle phase to be judged on their performance on the flat. Clara Propp and Arabesque. ©Andrew Ryback Photography For flatwork, the classes were divided into groups of no more than 12 entries at a time with awards given for four sections in each of the two heights. Their scores for the...

2022 Adequan®/USEF Junior Hunter National Championship – East Kicks off with Classic Rounds

by Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Communications | Jun 30, 2022, 9:00 PM EST

Skyhawk and Stella Wasserman. ©Leslie Potter/US Equestrian Traverse City, Mich. – Junior Hunter competitors took over the rings at Flintfields Horse Park on Thursday, with 272 entries completing the first of three phases of competition at the 2022 Adequan ® /USEF Junior Hunter National Championship - East. With overall champion titles on the line for 3’3” and 3’6” heights with four sections in each, there’s no shortage of talent on the grounds this...

North American Team Claims Gold in 2022 FEI Youth Equestrian Games Team Final

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 30, 2022, 3:20 PM EST

Aachen, Germany - The North American Team participating in the 2022 FEI Youth Equestrian Games Team Final secured a podium finish in today’s Team Final, taking the gold medal in the two-round competition hosted over two consecutive days. The team featured strong rides from U.S. athlete representative Mimi Gochman (New York, N.Y.), Xaviera Maurer Buch (MEX), Shannon Grubba (CRI), Gabriela Maradiaga (HON), and Carlos Andres Meany Morataya (GTM). The team was led by Chef d’Equipe DiAnn...

The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team Aims for Podium After First Day of FEI Dressage Nations Cup CDIO5* Competition at CHIO Aachen

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 30, 2022, 2:16 PM EST

Aachen, Germany – The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team completed their first day of team competition at CHIO Aachen, with all four combinations contesting the FEI Grand Prix test in Deutsche Bank Stadium in front of a large, enthusiastic crowd. The team combinations will return on Saturday, July 2, for the FEI Grand Prix Special to determine team medals, with the FEI Grand Prix Freestyle CDIO5* scheduled for Sunday, July 3, at 10 a.m. GMT+2. Steffen Peters & Suppenkasper ©US...

Adequan® Renews Sponsorship of Young Adult Brentina Cup and Junior Dressage Championships for 2022

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 30, 2022, 11:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – American Regent Animal Health, maker of Adequan ® i.m. (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan), is pleased to announce the renewal of its title sponsorship of the Adequan ® USEF Junior Dressage National Championship and the Adequan ® USEF Young Adult Brentina Cup Dressage National Championship. These prestigious championships are part of the U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions , which will be held August 22-28, 2022, at HITS Chicago at Lamplight Equestrian Center and...

NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team Finishes Sixth in Mercedes-Benz Jumping Nations Cup CSIO5*

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 30, 2022, 5:45 AM EST

Aachen, Germany - The NetJets U.S. Jumping Team finished sixth in the Mercedes-Benz Jumping Nations Cup of Aachen CSIO5* on a final team total of 27 faults. The team featured Lillie Keenan and Argan de Beliard, Chloe Reid and Souper Shuttle, Adrienne Sternlicht and Cristalline, and was anchored by McLain Ward and Kasper van het Hellehof. The team led by Chef d'Equipe Robert Ridland. Lillie Keenan & Argan de Beliard ©TaylorPence/US Equestrian Keenan (New York, N.Y.) and Argan de...

Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team Ready for Competition Start in SAP Cup CCIO4*-S Tomorrow

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 30, 2022, 5:29 AM EST

Aachen, Germany - The Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team will begin competition tomorrow in the SAP Cup CCIO4*-S at CHIO Aachen after passing the first Horse Inspection this afternoon at the venue. The team will contest both dressage and stadium tomorrow, returning Saturday, July 2, for cross-country. The team will feature four combinations for the U.S, including last year’s winners Will Coleman and Off The Record, as well as Buck Davidson (Unionville, Pa.) and Carlevo, Sydney Elliott (Bossier...

McLain Ward and Contagious Rise to Top of Turkish Airlines-Prize of Europe at CHIO Aachen

by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 29, 2022, 7:02 PM EST

Aachen, Germany – McLain Ward (Brewster, N.Y.) and Contagious took their first win of the week at CHIO Aachen and one of the first individual victories at the iconic venue for Ward, besting a class of 56 entries for a competitive win. The duo stopped the timers as the third fastest combination in the first round and ultimately secured victory after finishing the second round in 41.41 seconds. Martin Fuchs (SUI) took third aboard Conner Jei, while Conor Swail (IRE) and Count Me In rounded...