Happenings in the equestrian world

Dutton duo sweep top US awards

Eventer Phillip Dutton has been granted the Robert P. Strub Trophy as the 2016 USEF Equestrian of the Year and his mount, the HND Group’s Mighty Nice, was named 2016 USEF International Horse of the Year. Dutton started 2016 by getting the prestigious Whitney Stone Cup from the USET Foundation. His opposition season started with a win in the CIC3* with Fernhill Fugitive at the Red Hills International Horse Trials.


Vet gloves to be binned

Veterinarians will never again be allowed to utilise powdered gloves from today. The FDA Ban applies to all powdered patient examination gloves, powdered specialist’s gloves and absorbable powder for greasing up a specialist’s glove. The prohibit will affect both veterinary prescription and human pharmaceutical, as per FDA authorities. All powdered specialist’s gloves, powdered patient examination gloves and absorbable powder for greasing up a specialist’s gloves must be expelled from the market by today. 


USEF gets to be US Equestrian in rebrand

The United States Equestrian Federation has rebranded and propelled another fan enrollment arrange and extra advantages for existing individuals. The association now gets to be US Equestrian, and its new logo evacuates the shield component, and, as per USE, “better alters the brand to other productive national running forms “.

Approaching President Murray Kessler reported the rebranding at the Annual Meeting in Lexington, Kentucky a week ago. The USEF site is currently USequestrian.org and has been re-designed into a client engaged and versatile inviting site. Working together with the rebrand, US Equestrian has propelled the Joy of Horse Sports promotion battle. Symbolism in print, advanced, and video grandstands the bond amongst steed and rider that is particularly one of a kind to the equestrian game.


British breeders and leaders rewarded

Desi Dillingham MBE has gotten the Meritoire Lifetime Achievement Award from the British Horse Foundation.

Dillingham was respected at the British Breeders Dinner and Awards Ceremony in London at the end of the week when Britain’s home reared stallions were perceived for their accomplishments in 2016.

 Compared by Mike Tucker, the occasion commenced with visitor speaker Henry Bullen, Managing Director at Peden Bloodstock.

Declarations of Merit were equally granted for the most noteworthy scorers in every age amass at the Futurity Eventing Championships held at Osberton.

The Young Horse Awards for the three orders saw a scope of raises venture forward to gather their honours. Among the victors was Judith Davis, who reproduced both Hawtins San Floriana (4-year-old) and Hawtins Barolo (5 years old), champs of the dressage grants with F J Veyron, reared by Fiona James taking the 6-year-old dressage grant.

The British Equestrian Federation Award to the Highest Placed British Bred Horse in Team GB at the Rio 2016 Olympic, and Paralympic Games went to the occasion horse Don Geniro, reared by Pam Dews and possessed mutually with Pip Higgins.

The Horse and Hound Outstanding Mare Award went to State Premium World’s Finest, claimed by Judith Davis of Hawtins Stud, who was excited to be the beneficiary of this prestigious honour for one of the stud’s establishment female horses.

The British Equestrian Grooms Award was interested in any prepare who upheld any British Equestrian Team competitor at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games with the honour going to Mark Beever, prepare to Nick Skelton who rode Big Star to win singular showjumping gold.