Category Archives for "USPRE News 2010"

2010 WEG – DAY 3

While the the predictions for the top five individual pairs in the FEI Grand Prix Special were obvious to all, it was anyone’s guess how high the scores would be and what would be the final rankings. Nevertheless Juan Manuel Munoz and FUEGO XII stunned the spectators with a flawless performance and landmark score of 76.042 %. The

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2010 WEG – Day 2 – AM

The excitement for the Pure Spanish Horse (PRE) enthusiast started early on Tuesday with the warm-up Jose Antonio Garcia Mena and NORTE.   Last moments of coaching before D. Jose Antonio & Norte go into the arena   While the International Judges scored D. Jose Antonio Garcia Mena & NORTE at 68.638 percent, the pair

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2010 World Equestrian Games – Day 1

The PRE in the World Equestrian Games The 2010 World Equestrian Games (WEG) officially begun this morning. At 9:30, in the first leg of the Grand Prix dressage, PRE enthusiasts applauded Spanish rider, Dr. Rafael Ortiz into the arena with Gnidium, owned by Yeguada Azores. Juan Manuel Munoz riding Fuego XII, owned by Yeguada Cardenas

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California High Point Awards

Open Letter to the USPRE Board ” On behalf of myself, Betsy Ketcham, Katie Hoefs and the many PRE competitors who competed for the prestigious USPRE High Point Awards and the USPRE Grand Champion we can’t thank you enough for making this opportunity available to us. We truly appreciate the beautiful polo shirts, sashes and

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The PRE at WEG 2010

  The Spanish Equestrian Team Contains Three Pure Spanish (PRE) Horses ! The three Rider Pairs are:   Jose Antonia Garcia & NORTE   Juan Manuel Munoz & FUEGO XII The team have arrived in Lexington, Kentucky are presently acclimating their horses to the bluegrass weather and under the training supervision of  Jan Bemelmans, Spanish

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Courtney Is Back !

Courtney Dye Teaches Her First Clinic Since March 2010 Courtney Dye is back in the instructor’s seat, six months after a devastating head injury and coma. Last weekend she visited her sponsor Kim Boyer at  Hampton Green Farm in Michigan, in particular to spend time with PRE stallion, Grandioso–Courtney’s WEG-hopeful horse prior to her accident.

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PRE – French National Dressage Champion

PRE WINS FRENCH NATIONAL DRESSAGE TITLE   Pure Spanish Horse (PRE), Helio II and rider, Arnaud Serre captured the  Grand Prix champions’ title at the 2010 French Dressage Championships in Saumur, France(September 9 thru 12 2010). Serre and Helio II were victorious in all three championship classes – With 74.800 % in the Freestyle, “I’m

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