Doreen Atkinson earns WE United’s first Platinum Medal in Working Equitation

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Doreen Atkinson, “S” Judge, competitor, and riding instructor, made Working Equitation history by becoming the first member of WE United to earn the scores required for a Platinum Lifetime Rider Medal. The award, which recognizes members’ lifetime achievement in the sport, requires riders to demonstrate not just proficiency, but expertise. To earn a Platinum medal, […]

2018 Candidate Statements – Watch email for ballots Nov. 1

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2018 CANDIDATE STATEMENTS PRESIDENT ELECT (2 NOMINEES) Nominee: Julie Alonzo Three years from the date a small group of us founded WE United, the organization continues to grow and thrive, with membership numbers—and opportunities for people to learn about the sport and participate in WE events across the country—growing exponentially. For me, the most exciting […]

Show Report: Region 5 September Show, II

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Wonder Lake, Illinois welcomed Working Equitation fans from Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin to a weekend of competition and laughter with two back-to-back licensed competitions judged by Polly Limond, r, California. Day 2, September 24, 2017, dawned hot and humid, but the weather wasn’t enough to scare six brave competitors from the field. Kris Blacklock took […]

Congratulations to Bronze Medalist Jill Hamann-Bannister!

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Jill Hamann-Bannister had a lot to celebrate at the February 18-19, 2017 WE United B-Rated competition hosted by Working Equitation Oregon. Not only did she and her self-trained Quarter Horse gelding Omni’s Easy  Jet take home the first place win overall in a highly-competitive Novice B  Open class, their performance also garnered Hamann-Bannister the final […]