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Lauren Billys has only been riding her mount Castle Larchfield Purdy for a little more than a year, but she's made that year a productive one. At last year's Woodside International the pair won the CIC2*, and this year, with a lead going into the decisive cross-country phase, they look ready to take the blue ribbon in the Adequan USEA Gold Cup and PRO Tour Series CIC3*.
Longtime Area V Young Rider coach, Mike Huber received a very special surprise at this year’s Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships. During the competitor’s party on Saturday, a crowd of young riders took to the stage to recognize Huber for his years of unwavering dedication and leadership to Area V.
On a sunny Thursday afternoon the USEA Future Event Horse (FEH) West Coast Championship presented by Priefert was held at The Horse Park at Woodside in Northern California. In all 13 yearlings, 2-year olds, and 3-year-olds were presented to judges Faith Fessenden and Samantha Allen. The judging panel had a clear favorite in the group, a 3-year-old half-brother to the well-known Eventer Gin and Juice named Cheers. The geldi
Riders from around the West Coast will make the competition top-class at the Woodside International Horse Trials, Oct. 2-4, at the Horse Park At Woodside. The event will offer three international divisions - the Adequan USEA Gold Cup and PRO Tour Series CIC3*, the CIC2* and the CIC1*.
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team and Alternates for the Military Boekelo-Enschede CCIO3*, October 8-11 in Boekelo, The Netherlands.
The following athlete-and-horse combinations will compose the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team (in alphabetical order):