An Update from Ariat English Athletes
Jun 1, 2015
• Liza Boyd has been busy with horse Sterling! She has recently won the $2500 First Year Green Handy Hunter at Devon; we’ve been watching that duo closely and are excited to see what’s next for them!
• Also at Devon, John French wins reserve champion in the First Year Green Hunters on horse Sochi, congrats John!
• Beezie Madden is busy as always travelling the world to top shows. Recently Beezie placed second at the Live Oak International CSI2*-W Grand Prix on horse Vanilla, coming off the heels of a great WEF season which included second place in the $150,000 Lugano Diamonds CSIO4* Grand Prix on horse Simon.
Three Day Eventing
• Phillip Dutton and Boyd Martin have both been named to the U.S. Pan American Games eventing team!! For more information, visit USEF network.com. We are so proud and will be cheering them on throughout the games!
• We are still feeling the excitement from Rolex, always a great event!—Phillip Dutton finished in the top 10 with two horses "Jack" and "Cuba", their first four-star event. . Fernhill Fugitive (Jack) finished 9th, and Fernhill Cubalawn (Cuba) finished 5th, which made him and Phillip the highest placed American combination to win the USEF National CCI4* Championship. That's Phillip's fourth time winning the title. He has now completed Rolex 34 times in his career.
• Big congratulations to Chester Weber who recently scored a CAI3* Win at Royal Windsor Horse Show!
• Chester made quite a statement at his first competition abroad in 2015, earning an impressive victory in the CAI3*-H4 World Cup Qualifier at the Royal Windsor Horse Show.
• Ultimately, Weber’s score of 137.61 put him atop the overall leaderboard and allowed him to defend his win at the prestigious Royal Windsor Horse Show from the year prior.