An Open Letter by Georgina Bloomberg

I write this letter as a devoted animal advocate, frustrated rider and teammate. On Saturday, July 8, 2017, after winning the Cascais leg of the Global Champions League, our team, the Miami Glory, was quickly disqualified after Scott Brash’s horse, Hello Forever, came out of the arena and a steward noticed an extremely small spur mark […]

Horse of the Week: Run Forrest Run

Camille Ostiguy Duplain of Montreal, QC, topped a competitive field to win the 1.25m Open Jumper speed competition on Thursday, July 13, at the Ottawa National Horse Show at Wesley Clover Parks in Ottawa, ON. Duplain earned the win aboard Run Forrest Run, a 12-year-old Thoroughbred and former racehorse that she purchased off the track […]

Photo of the Day. . .

Conor Swail was the talk of Thunderbird Showpark on Friday, June 2 2017 in Langley, Canada when he sat chilly through an awkward distance and extreme acrobatics by the 12-year-old BWP mare Flower —to clear this oxer quite amazingly without fault. Equally amazing was the timing of photographer Kathy Russell, who clicked the shutter just as […]

Photo of the Day. . .

Conor Swail was the talk of Thunderbird Showpark on Friday, June 2 2017 in Langley, Canada when he sat chilly through an awkward distance and extreme acrobatics by the 12-year-old BWP mare Flower —to clear this oxer quite amazingly without fault. Equally amazing was the timing of photographer Kathy Russell, who clicked the shutter just as […]

Photo of the Day. . .

Rolf-Göran Bengtsson paid tribute to his amazing mount Casall ASK in Hamburg, Germany on Saturday, May 27, 2017, after the 18-year-old Holsteiner stallion won the €300,000 Longines Grand Prix of Hamburg CSI5* in epic style on the eve of his retirement from the sport. Casall ASK’s long career with Sweden’s Bengtsson is unmatched, and in front […]

Photo of the Day. . .

Rolf-Göran Bengtsson paid tribute to his amazing mount Casall ASK in Hamburg, Germany on Saturday, May 27, 2017, after the 18-year-old Holsteiner stallion won the €300,000 Longines Grand Prix of Hamburg CSI5* in epic style on the eve of his retirement from the sport. Casall ASK’s long career with Sweden’s Bengtsson is unmatched, and in front […]

Photo of the Day….

It was a stunning, emotional moment when Team Italy made history on Friday, May 26, 2017 when they captured FEI Nations Cup victory for the first time in 32 years on hallowed home ground at the Piazza di Siena in Rome, Italy. The team of Piergiorgio Bucci, Alberto Zorzi, Lorenzo de Luca, and Bruno Chimirri […]

Photo of the Day. . .

There was something familiar about the serious expression on one leadliner’s face in the Lead Line class at Old Salem Farm on Sunday, May 21, 2017. Lily Ward, daughter of Longines FEI World Cup Champion and World No. 2 McLain Ward, took a turn around the arena with mom Lauren Ward, getting what might have […]