Yesterday Aspen Farms in Yelm, WA welcomed three hundred and thirty horse and rider combinations to the first horse trials they have hosted since September 2019, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The show, running today through Sunday, is hosting United States Eventing Association (USEA) horse trials divisions from Beginner Novice through Intermediate as well as FEI CCI2*–Short and CCI3*-Short divisions and the Adequan®/USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge.
With the support of excellent show sponsors, Aspen Farms in Yelm, WA awarded over $25,000 worth of prizes to the top finishers at Aspen Farms Horse Trials and the FEI CCI3*-Short and CCI2*-Short on June 13, 2021.
“Overall everything went smoothly,” said Show Organizer Jonathan Elliott. “I think the cross-country courses rode quite well. There were some tough questions out there, but people rode them well. It was a great show.”
Despite a difficult show jumping phase, there was no change in the overnight standings in the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Advanced division at Aspen Farms Horse Trials in Yelm, Wash. Mary Burke and Prince William took two rails to finish first on a score of 38.4, earning their second consecutive Adequan Gold Cup win at Aspen Farms.
Mary Burke and Prince William have positioned themselves for a repeat win in the Adequan USEA Gold Cup at Aspen Farms Horse Trials in Yelm, Wash. after a clear cross-country round inside the time today.
Six riders from the Pacific Northwest and Canada completed dressage under blue skies in the Adequan Gold Cup Advanced class at Aspen Farms Horse Trials in Yelm, Wash.
Late this afternoon, hundreds of spectators gathered to watch the Adequan USEA Gold Cup division run cross-country at Aspen Farms Horse Trials (AFHT) in Yelm, Washington. Mary Burke and her own Thoroughbred gelding Prince William held their overnight lead, maintaining a score of 35.6.
For the third year in a row, Aspen Farms Horse Trials (AFHT) in Yelm, WA is hosting the only Advanced division in Washington state which serves as a qualifying event for the Adequan USEA Gold Cup and PRO Tour Series
Just over 300 horses and riders competed for more than $21,000 in cash and prizes this past weekend at Aspen Farms Horse Trials (AFHT) in Yelm, WA. Karen O’Neal took the top spot in the Open Intermediate division aboard her 11-year-old off-track thoroughbred gelding Markus. O’Neal moved into the lead by less than a point after Maya Black and Doesn’t Play Fair—leaders after dressage—incurred 3.2 time faults on cross-country.