Articles Tagged 'Show Jumping'

New York City’s Central Park Horse Show

Equestrian Travel Articles — September 21, 2016
With the city skyline as a backdrop, top equestrians compete in the disciplines of show jumping, dressage, and hunters at this unique venue in Central Park. The third annual Central Park Horse Show, taking place September 21-25, promises an exciting program of competition and performances amidst skyscrapers in the iconic… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Georgina Bloomberg, Professional Show Jumper and YA Author

Expert Equestrian Articles — March 6, 2013
Georgina Bloomberg has made her career as an equestrian, author and philanthropist helping animal-centered charities. by Karen Braschayko Many have heard of her as the mayor of New York City’s daughter, but in the horse world she’s Georgina Bloomberg, award-winning professional Grand Prix show jumper sponsored by Ariat. Fiercely competitive,… Read more »

Meeting Olympic Equestrian Reed Kessler

Equestrian Travel Articles — November 1, 2012
Alexis Mozeleski and the Washington International Horse Show Junior Committe meet Olympic equestrian teen Reed Kessler. by Alexis Mozeleski During the Washington International Horse Show, I and my fellow junior committee members enjoyed a special surprise; we got to eat pizza with the youngest show jumping Olympian in history, Reed Kessler. At… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Equestrian Public Relations

Expert Equestrian Articles — October 3, 2012
Attending the Olympics and meeting the world’s top riders and horses is all part of Rebecca Walton’s equestrian career. by Karen Braschayko Lifelong rider Rebecca Walton has found her dream job with horses by working in public relations. She represents elite equestrians and their horses as a senior account executive… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Saddle Fitter

Expert Equestrian Articles — August 9, 2012
Sarah Steel uses her equestrian career to help horses and riders perform their best. by Karen Braschayko Sarah Steel has been riding since childhood, and she turned her love of equines into a business. As a saddle fitter in Yorkshire, England, she travels the countryside to help horses and their… Read more »

Meet Your Host-  Scarlett Oak Equestrian Centre

Meet Your Host — December 1, 2011
Learning to ride at the age of five on the Ivory Coast of Africa and going on to train with great pro-riders and coaches, including Caroline Powell, Blyth Tait, Jody Harstone, Vaughn Jefferies, Mark Todd and Lucinda Green, Celine Falletta has led an interesting equestrian life. Learn about her background… Read more »

Vermont Summer Horse Festival

Darley's Travel Blog — July 9, 2010
The Vermont Summer Festival is back with six week of horse events in East Dorset, only about an hour from the Mountain Top Inn and two hours and twenty minutes from the Vermont Icelandic Horse Farm. On my visit to Vermont to film for Equitrekking Vermont, part of Equitrekking's first season, I was… Read more »

Washington DC- Washington International Horse Show

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Behind the scenes at the Washington International Horse Show. by Darley Newman You could call it backstage, the area before the horses and their riders enter the arena to compete, but I didn't get a jittery vibe by the schooling ring, a tiny oval shaped ring with two five foot… Read more »