Highlander Ranch at McClennan Community College in Waco, Texas, welcomed eleven horse/rider pairs to a small but well-run Working Equitation competition on February 16-17, 2019. Sue Watkins, r, California, judged the event. Claire Edwards competed on two horses. She and Tennessee Walking Horse Señorita S earned 63.96% in Dressage and 58.75% in Ease of Handling […]
This award was sponsored by ZL Friesians and Sporthorses to honor the registered Friesian with the highest number of points earned. The 2018 winner was Friesian stallion Lark of Honor Bright, owned by Aimee Ziller and ridden by Bryan Ludens (both of California). Lark of Honor Bright earned 297 points in 2018. There were 9 horses in this […]
This award was sponsored by the Canadian Horse Heritage and Preservation Society (CHHAPS), to honor the registered Canadian Horse with the highest number of points earned. The 2018 winner was Metistar Taj-Mahal Amaro, owned and ridden by Kristina Eckert and Dawn Rhoads (both of Oregon). Metistar Taj-Mahal Amaro earned 255 points in 2018. There were 6 horses in […]
This award was sponsored by Susan Watkins, Kigers de los Californios, to honor the registered BLM Mustang with the highest number of points earned. The 2018 winner was Pippin, owned and ridden by Moira McCarthy (Oregon). Pippin earned 176 points in 2018. There were 12 horses in this breed division.
This award was sponsored by the Lora family of Carlsbad, California, to honor the registered purebred Arabian with the highest number of points earned. The 2018 winner was HH Ascot, owned and ridden by Darlyne Wells (Oregon). HH Ascot earned 67 points in 2018. There were four horses in this breed division.
The 2018 High Point Appaloosa award was won by Plaudit’s Nightshade, an Appaloosa gelding owned by Adrienne Raymond and shown in working equitation this year by Jennifer Lenz and Adrienne Raymond, both of Washington state. There were 6 Appaloosas that competed in working equitation in 2018. Plaudit’s Nightshade ended the season with 80 points.
The International Andalusian and Lusitano Horse Association sponsored four WE United year-end awards in 2018: High Point and Reserve High Point Purebred Andalusian or Lusitano and High Point and Reserve High Point Half-Andalusian or Lusitano. During the 2018 competition season, 57 purebreds and 23 part-breds registered with the IALHA competed in licensed working equitation competitions with […]
Please join us in congratulating Barbara Price on her recent promotion from “r” to “R” judge with WE United! Barbara was one of the first people in the United States to earn a judge license for Working Equitation, and she has been actively involved in the sport ever since. Since earning her WE United judge […]
Twenty-six horse/rider pairs (23 competing and 3 taking advantage of the opportunity to have gain more WE experience by signing up for the Coached Schooling Ride option) enjoyed a very full day of working equitation at the WE Oregon Thanksgiving Weekend Show I on November 24, 2018. Judge Nicole Chastain, r, California, officiated, with Tracey […]
The first U.S. National Championships for the sport of Working Equitation welcomed 45 horses, ponies, and mules to the DevonWood Equestrian Centre in Sherwood, Oregon, for three jam-packed days of stiff competition and a great deal of laughter and celebration. Competitors, spectators, and staff hailed from Arizona, California, Utah, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Texas, and Kentucky […]