End of the Trail

Margreet de Ruiter – Saying Goodby

A great support and friend of Arabian racing, Margreet De Ruiter has passed away30 May 2020, USA ~ We are sorry to say goodby to our friend, colleague, and supporter, Margreet de Ruiter. Margreet and her husband, Weiger de Ruiter, developed Christoffel Arabians in the Netherlands which they managed for two decades. They were successful…

Remembering The Big Red Machine (1992-2018)

He understood the game of endurance and he loved every second of it  4 December 2018, California, USA ~ His registered name was LF Crystals Charm (Crystal Wind AHS x Autumn Splendor), and because of his steady ground-eating stride and his lets get down the trail attitude, they called him, The Big Red Machine. He…

Meydan Group Is the Title Sponsor of Endurance at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018

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9 September 2018, TRYON, NC, USA ~ Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) is pleased to announce Meydan Group as the title sponsor of Endurance at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 (WEG), taking place this September (11 – 23). The sponsorship further reinforces Meydan’s ongoing commitment to equestrian sport, building on its position as…

RV Moulins Monarch Wins Listed Feature Abu Dhabi Championship

Tamooh S Wins Wathba Stud Farm Cup for Private Owners21 December 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ RV Moulins Monarch provided owner-trainer Hassan Al Hammadi with a career milestone scoring an impressive win in the Listed Abu Dhabi Championship (1600m), the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club’s feature race on Sunday, 20 December. The Arkan Stables-based horseman was…

Shadwell Bids Goodbye to Outstanding Stallion, Nivour De Cardonne

26 October 2015, USA ~ Shadwell is sad to announce the death of one of its Arabian stallions, NIVOUR DE CARDONNE (1995 – 2015). The son of Manganate was bred in France from an outstanding family that has produced among the very best Arabian racehorses in the world. Trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, NIVOUR DE CARDONNE…

In Honor of Zulu Liebenberg

9 October 2014, South Africa ~ We celebrate the life of Derek (Zulu) Liebenberg, (1960-2014), Naval Officer, South African National Equestrian Schools Association (SANESA), Endurance Ride Association of South Africa (ERASA), FEI Endurance Development Officer, Namibia and Botswana, husband and father. The man the world knew as Zulu was born in Impangeni Zululand in KwaZulu Natal Provence on 28…

Into the Sunset – Bobbie Patscheider

The Arabian Horse world has lost a cherished member of the community. Bobbi Patscheider passed away on May 15, 2014, with her husband, Don, and two of her children at her side. Bobbi spent a lifetime loving Arabian horses. Her contribution as publisher of the US Arabian Finish Line provided a huge support and resource for the Arabian race horse community.…

Into the Sunset – Deborah A. Reich

May 18, 2013, USA ~ The USA Endurance world has lost another great rider. Deborah Reich passed away March 2013 after losing her battle with cancer. Reich was a lifelong rider, originally competing in hunter/jumper trials. In 2005 Reich discovered competitive trail and endurance riding and focused her passion and enthusiasm into long distance riding.…

Kathy Brunjes 1953-2012

    Lexington, KY –  Horsereporter joins the world of equestrian sport and the United States Equestrian Federation as we mourn the loss of a great competitor and ambassador for equestrian sport.  Kathy Brunjes passed November 1, 2012 following a courageous battle with cancer. Brunjes was an avid endurance rider logging 6,745 lifetime competition miles.  Her passion…