Category: Awards

Erynn Ballard Excels to Win First Martha Jolicoeur Leading Lady Rider Award of the 2021 Winter Equestrian Festival

Wellington, Florida, USA – January 10, 2021 – Canada’s Erynn Ballard won the first Martha Jolicoeur Leading Lady Rider Award of the 13-week 2021 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) on Sunday, January 10 at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC). Ballard accumulated the highest number of points among […]

Alexandra Thornton Thrives to Win Martha Jolicoeur Leading Lady Rider Award at Winter Equestrian Festival CSIO 4*

Wellington, Florida, USA – British show jumping athlete Alexandra Thornton (GBR) claimed the Martha Jolicoeur Leading Lady Rider Award on Sunday, March 1, to close out week eight of the 12-week Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) in Wellington, Florida, USA. Riding her top mount, Charielle, a 14-year-old Oldenburg mare […]

Kristen VanderVeen Claims Martha Jolicoeur Leading Lady Rider Title at Winter Equestrian Festival CSI 5*

Wellington, Florida, USA – Saturday, February 22, 2020 – U.S. show jumping athlete Kristen VanderVeen (USA) claimed the Martha Jolicoeur Leading Lady Rider title on Saturday, during week seven of the 12-week Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) in Wellington, FL. Vanderveen’s consistent finishes riding Bull Run’s Risen in the […]

Vanessa Mannix Claims Martha Jolicoeur Leading Lady Rider Award at Winter Equestrian Festival CSI 3*

Wellington, Florida, USA – Saturday, February 16, 2020 – Canada’s Vanessa Mannix (CAN) won a career-first Martha Jolicoeur Leading Lady Rider Award on Friday, February 14, during week six of the 12-week Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) in Wellington, Florida, USA. Two top-10 finishes during week six guaranteed Mannix […]

Jessica Springsteen Claims Martha Jolicoeur Leading Lady Rider Award at Winter Equestrian Festival CSI 4*

Wellington, Florida, USA – Saturday, February 01, 2020 – Jessica Springsteen (USA) claimed the Martha Jolicoeur Leading Lady Rider Award during week four of the 12-week Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) in Wellington. Having placed sixth in the $73,000 Equinimity WEF Challenge Cup Round 4 held Thursday, January 30, […]

Abigail Wexner Honored by USET with R. Bruce Duchossois Distinguished Trustee Award

Wellington, Florida, USA – January 23, 2020 – The United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation presented the organization’s three most prestigious awards to Brian Moggre (USA), Boyd Martin (USA), and Abigail Wexner on January 17 at the “Take Me To Tokyo” Gala in Wellington, Florida, USA. Abigail Wexner Awarded R. Bruce Duchossois Distinguished Trustee Award The USET […]

Amanda Derbyshire Clinches Martha Jolicoeur Leading Lady Rider Award at Winter Equestrian Festival CSI 3*

Wellington, Florida, USA – January 26, 2020 – Great Britain’s Amanda Derbyshire (GBR) claimed the Martha Jolicoeur Leading Lady Rider Award during week three of the 12-week Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) on Saturday night, January 25, in Wellington, Florida, USA. A double-clear performance for a fourth-place finish in […]

Lillie Keenan Flies Higher & “Fasther” to Win Second Martha Jolicoeur Leading Lady Rider Award of 2020 Winter Equestrian Festival

Wellington, Florida, USA – January 19, 2020 – Lillie Keenan (USA) won her second consecutive Martha Jolicoeur Leading Lady Rider Award during week two of the 12-week Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) on Saturday night, January 18, in Wellington, FL. After a top placing in the $37,000 Equinimity WEF […]

Abigail Wexner’s Darry Lou Named 2019 International Horse of the Year at US Equestrian’s Pegasus Awards

West Palm Beach, Florida, USA – January 11, 2020– US Equestrian is pleased to share that Darry Lou, Abigail Wexner’s 2008 Dutch Warmblood stallion, has been voted the 2019 International Horse of the Year. International Horse of the Year Darry Lou (Tangelo van de Zuuthoeve x Venus/Nabab de […]