The Canadian narrowly edged out American Karrie Rufer to win the Saturday night feature, plus an update re: non-neurologic EHV-1 at DIHP.
Desert International Horse Park
Conor Swail (IRL) soared to victory with Vital Chance De La Roque, and four Canadian entries broke the top 10 to conclude Desert Circuit III.
Top Canadian in the class at Desert International Horse Park was Ali Ramsay riding Lutz, who finished 4th out of 34 entries.
Four Canadians land in the top 10 of Sunday's feature class in Thermal, California, led by 4th-place Beth Underhill and Count Me In.
The American rode the mare Lyranta Van’t Gebroekt to victory over a track designed by Peter Grant of Calgary.
Calgary's Darrin Dlin was top Canadian aboard Buddy Bounce in 6th place as week 6 at the Desert International Horse Park concluded.
German show jumper Kevin Lemke is in hot water after PETA got hold of a video of him striking his mount Good Luck at DIHP.
Week four of the Desert Circuit at DIHP wrapped up with a win for King; top Canadian was Brian Morton, who was 7th riding Crusador Z.
Canadians topped the leaderboard, claiming all three podium positions in the Sunday feature at Desert International Horse Park in Thermal, CA.
“I wanted to create something that was inviting, allowed for rideability ... and wasn’t as traditional as their typical hunter course.”