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Crackerjack, a 15.3 hand Irish Sport Horse gelding by Aberjack out of Satan’s Slave was bred by Lucy Boynton Lie for her son Colin Davidson to ride. Davidson started “Crackers” at the Beginner Novice level in 2008 and campaigned him through the Preliminary level. In December of 2010, Davidson passed away in a car accident at the age of 29.
Original Post Date: 11/01/2017 - 11:27   |   Last Updated: 2017:11:01 16:36:51

In November of 1979 it was announced in the USCTA News (now Eventing USA) that a new high score award trophy would be presented annually to the leading Junior rider in the country in memory of Linda Moore. The trophy itself is a bronze sculpture by artist, Patricia Dunn Bowen, of Woodbury, Connecticut. The sculpture entitled 'Miss You' is of a free -moving horse that captures the expression of concern shown by a horse for his missing master. The bronze was commissioned by Moore’s friends, Judy Danneman and Sue Maynard.
Original Post Date: 10/20/2017 - 08:36   |   Last Updated: 2017:10:20 08:36:37

Foxwood High has only jumped one clear show jumping round this year, but Selena O’Hanlon has been focusing on that phase with John and Judy Rumble’s 14-year-old Hanoverian gelding (Rio Bronco W x Evita 2) to make the clean rounds happen. Her hard work paid off in spades today as show jumping clinched her the win in the 2017 Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International CCI3*.
Original Post Date: 10/15/2017 - 16:07   |   Last Updated: 2017:10:15 16:07:54

Susprite Syrius cantered into the show jumping arena with two rails in hand, but he didn’t need them and jumped a flawless round to earn the 2017 Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International CCI2* title. The 9-year-old Trakehner gelding (Titulus x Slytely Cinnamon) owned by Sunsprite Warmbloods first partnered with Tamra Smith as a 5-year-old and she has brought him up the levels.“I’m thrilled,” said Smith following her win. “He was perfect in every phase and I couldn’t have asked him to be any better. He show jumping like a million bucks.”
Original Post Date: 10/15/2017 - 13:38   |   Last Updated: 2017:10:15 13:40:54

The second veterinary inspection at the 2017 Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International Horse Trials is complete and 26 horses will be moving forward to show jumping in the CCI3* and 53 horses in the CCI2*. All horses passed the inspection in the CCI2*. In the CCI3* Muggle, the Phoenix Syndicate’s 13-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding ridden by Nilson Moreira da Silva was held and not accepted upon reinspection. Kevin Baumgardner’s Wembley, ridden by Tamra Smith, was held, but passed upon reinspection. Clayton Fredericks withdrew Kingfisher Farm’s FE Ophelia before the jog.
Original Post Date: 10/15/2017 - 09:58   |   Last Updated: 2017:10:15 10:00:11

Time was definitely the deciding factor on Derek di Grazia’s cross-country course at the Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International CCI3*. In what is often referred to as a three-and-a-half star, there were only four pairs who crossed the finish line under the 10-minute time allowed. The class serves at the USEF National Championship and di Grazia laid out a true championship test for the three-star competitors, but they came prepared and 28 of the 36 pairs finished with only seven different fences causing any problems.
Original Post Date: 10/14/2017 - 19:08   |   Last Updated: 2017:10:14 19:08:48

For the ninth year the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) East Coast Championships were held at the Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International Horse Trials in Elkton, Md. This year saw 55 of the best 4- and 5-year-olds in the country compete for a chance to be named the champion among their peers. For the second day of competition, horses and riders competed in a jumping test designed by Trish Gilbert in front of judges Judy Bradwell and Mark Weissbecker.
Original Post Date: 10/13/2017 - 19:39   |   Last Updated: 2017:10:16 16:34:03

With 55 horses contesting the USEA Young Event Horse East Coast Championships at the Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International Horse Trials it was a full day of dressage in Elkton, Md. The 4-year-olds kicked off the morning of dressage in front of judges Judy Bradwell and Mark Weissbecker with Faith Fessenden evaluating each horse’s conformation following their turn in the arena. Kristen Bond’s Bea Ready, her own Dutch Warmblood mare (Cicero Z Van Paemel x Tizora) topped the 4-year-old class with an 86.40% in dressage and a 74.70% in conformation for a total of 41.45%.
Original Post Date: 10/12/2017 - 19:35   |   Last Updated: 2017:10:13 18:43:58

The 2017 Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International Three-Day gets underway today in Elkton, Md. with the first veterinary inspection. The event plays host to a CCI3*, CCI2* and the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) East Coast Championships. For many eventers this is the highlight of their fall season and hours of work went into the event – here’s what you need to know:YEH Fast Facts
Original Post Date: 10/11/2017 - 08:38   |   Last Updated: 2017:10:11 09:37:32

With over 250 events to fit into 52 weekends, organizing the United States Eventing Association (USEA) and United States Equestrian (USEF) Recognized Event Calendar is like completing a 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle. Creating a balance of caring for longstanding events and welcoming new ones into the fold is the goal of the USEA and USEF as they create the calendar each year. With only so many competitors in the U.S.
Original Post Date: 09/11/2017 - 12:27   |   Last Updated: 2017:09:11 12:27:39

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