Due to heavy rainfall over the last several days in Millbrook, N.Y., Intermediate and Advanced cross-country will be run on Sunday, August 5.
Preliminary cross-country has been delayed until 3:00 p.m. today and Training, Novice, and Beginner Novice show jumping will run today as scheduled but with a two hour delay, beinning at 9:30 a.m.
The order of go for today's show jumping can be found here.
The tentative plan for tomorrow is for Intermediate to show jump beginning at 8:00 a.m. and then go cross-country beginning at approximately 10:00 a.m. Advanced will show jump beginning at 10:00 a.m. and go cross-country at 12:00 p.m.
The week before and 17 hours south of The Event at Rebecca Farm another popular show attracts eventers from the Western states which is the Coconino Summer Horse Trials II and their Classic Three-Day Event. On July 11 – 14 in Flagstaff, Arizona, Summer Peterson, Hailey Dahlstrom, and Lisa Jacobs took home blue ribbons in the Coconino Classic Three-Day Event at the Training, Novice, and Beginner Novice levels. This event is part of the United States Eventing Association (USEA) Classic Series that includes a four phase ‘endurance day’, formal horse inspections, and educational activities.
Summer Peterson and Lochlann Fiona
Of the 22 horses that performed their dressage tests today, just three managed to find their way into the top 10 of the 47-horse field competing in the Millbrook Horse Trials Adequan USEA Gold Cup Advanced division at Coole Park Farm in Millbrook, N.Y. Allison Springer and Lord Willing (Lord Z x Lengende IX), the Lord Willing Syndicate‘s 10-year-old Holsteiner gelding, slotted into third place on a score of 25.0, just edging Doug Payne and Getaway out of the top three.
The 2018 Millbrook Horse Trials in Millbrook, N.Y. are in full swing with the second day of dressage competition well underway. The first 25 riders in the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Advanced division completed their dressage tests yesterday and the remaining 23 riders are taking their turn in the sandbox today. Tomorrow morning all 48 pairs will set out to tackle Tremaine Cooper’s cross-country track, which features some significant changes from last year’s course.
I’ve had my horse Beau Tie aka “Beau” for just over four years. When I got him, no one thought a single thing of him. He was a scrawny Thoroughbred that had been sitting in the pasture for months. A year and a half went by and we got nowhere. We had done one show, but Beau was not in competition shape and he wasn’t as healthy as he should be. My trainer at the time told me that he was healthy and just needed muscle. So, we kept going.
Twenty-five horses in the 48-horse field competing the 2018 Millbrook Horse Trials Adequan USEA Gold Cup Advanced division took their turn in the sandbox this afternoon at Coole Park Farm in Millbrook, N.Y. Boyd Martin and Long Island T (Ludwig von Bayern x Haupstsbuch Highlight), the Long Island T Syndicate’s 12-year-old Oldenburg/Thoroughbred gelding, scored a 22.9, their career best at the level, to sit in first place after the first day of dressage. Martin and “Ludwig” are hot off a win in the CCI3* at Jersey Fresh International in May and Millbrook is their first stop on their way to compete in the Fair Hill International CCI3* this fall.
As part of Area I, the Stoneleigh-Burnham School Equestrian Center has hosted USEA horse trials each summer and fall for many years. These horse trials have been some of the longest-running events in New England, with levels from Beginner Novice to Preliminary.
After much consideration, USEA recognized horse trials will no longer be hosted at the SBS Equestrian Center. We have enjoyed being an eventing site, but find it necessary to dedicate our resources to more student-focused programming.
Located in Allentown, New Jersey (Area II), Jersey Fresh International (JFI) takes place every May at the Horse Park of New Jersey and offers CIC and CCI two-star and three-star divisions.
The final qualifier for the 2018 Adequan USEA Gold Cup Series will take place this weekend at the 18th annual Millbrook Horse Trials at Coole Park Farm Millbrook, N.Y. The Advanced division at Millbrook is the last chance for riders to qualify for the 2018 Adequan USEA Gold Cup Final at the USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds in Parker, Colorado.
Competing at the 2018 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds will give eventers the chance to vie for hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash and prizes, all amidst the beautiful backdrop of the Rocky Mountains! The AEC will be celebrating its 15th year in 2018 and the United States Eventing Association (USEA) and the Colorado Horse Park (CHP) have some fun things in store for competitors, owners, grooms, spectators, and everyone in attendance.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) in partnership with Eventing Training Online, the “Official Online Educational Partner of the USEA,” is proud to provide exclusive educational video content featuring coaching and tips from top instructors from around the world. USEA members also benefit from discounted subscriptions to Eventing Training Online, where they will have access to a complete video library of educational content suitable for beginner riders to professional trainers. Simply enter the code USEAMEMBER at checkout to receive 50% off your Eventing Training Online membership!
The USEA has followed along with Cortney McDaniel and her horse, Charlotte the eventing Clydesdale, on their journey to compete at the Novice Three-Day USEA Classic Series Event at The Event at Rebecca Farm. Click here to meet Charlotte and Cortney and click here and here to read mo