I was at the Winter Equestrian Festival yesterday.It was a busy Saturday; competition in the Grand Hunter ring, jumpers in the International ring and activity and competition in the other rings . There are 12 rings and also warm up rings so it was BUSY! I was there to collect boots from Der Dau boots…
Today was the opening press conference for the Winter Equestrian Festival and the Adequan Global Dressage Festival. WHO WAS THERE? Alex Granato. member of the Pan Am Games US show jumping team. Bronze medalist. Chris Payne Top hunter rider and trainer Sarah Lockman Individual gold medalist 2019 Pan Am Games and team silver medalist. Beezie…
Tuesday, January 7 2020, is the season opening Press Conference at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. There will be a line up of leading riders from dressage, jumper and hunter disciplines. Also there will be the show organizers and the ‘Powers That Be’ for the Winter Equestrian Festival and the Adequan Global Dressage Festival….
It’s about how you wait.
It’s a long way from Leyland, Lancashire to the Equestrian Village in Wellington Florida but that is the life journey British show jumper Amanda Derbyshire has made. And it is not finished…she has her sights set on the Olympics in Tokyo 2020. I had the opportunity to speak with Amanda recently about her journey….
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4.3 million people were watching the live TV coverage.
Then there are the “little people” like me!
One thing is certain….
Professional braiders who may be working in the middle of the night!
“And the sign said……”
Little riders and their ponies.