Royal Horse Show


Royal Horse Show Recognized by North American Riders Group

The North American Riders Group (NARG) released their hotly anticipated annual rankings yesterday, and The Royal Horse Show has received the honour of being named the top indoor event of the 2013 season. Ranked fourth overall, The Royal received a total score of 90%. Categories evaluated include footing, stabling, courses, ceremony, the quality of all […]

Jordan MacPherson Sweeps Jump Canada National Talent Squad Series Final

Jordan MacPherson of Toronto, ON was crowned the 2013 National Talent Squad Series Champion in front of a hometown crowd at the Royal Horse Show on Nov. 10. Riding Aanwinst, an eight-year-old Dutch Warmblood mare owned by JEM Stables Inc., MacPherson made a clean sweep of the Final, winning both phases to earn a total […]

Leslie Howard Captures the $75,000 Ricoh Big Ben Challenge

America’s Leslie Howard is a legend in the sport of show jumping and she handily won the $75,000 Ricoh Big Ben Challenge tonight at the CSI4*-W Royal Horse Show, Toronto, in front of a standing-room only crowd of equine enthusiasts. Canadian Olympian Beth Underhill was runner-up again tonight, following her reserve-champion finish in last weekend’s […]

American Katie Dinan Takes the $50,000 Weston Canadian Open

The phrase “We have a jump off!” is commonly heard around the horse show ring, but it’s rarely, if ever, heard following a speed class at a four-star international event. Tonight the ‘one-in-a-million’ happened. Veteran American rider Laura Kraut (Middleburg, VA) put in an incredible round in what, under normal circumstances would have been the […]

Diane Creech Wins the $20,000 Royal Invitational Dressage Cup

Diane Creech of Caistor Centre, ON won the $20,000 Royal Invitational Dressage Cup at the Royal Horse Show tonight, dominating the Freestyle to Music with an outstanding score of 75.417 percent with partner Devon L. From the moment the pair stepped into the ring, it was clear they would be the ones to beat. “Diane’s […]

The Ziegler Family Named Jump Canada Owner of the Year

Jump Canada has named the Ziegler family of Artisan Farms its Owner of the Year for 2013. It is the second time that Jump Canada has bestowed the honour on the Ziegler family, who were also the recipients in 2011. Carlene and Andy Ziegler’s interest in show jumping first began when their daughter, Caitlin, started […]

McLain Ward Takes the $100,000 Hickstead FEI World Cup™ Grand Prix

In a masterful display of horsemanship, America’s McLain Ward (Brewster, NY) and Rothchild blazed a path to victory tonight in the Ricoh Coliseum, taking top honours in the $100,000 Hickstead FEI World Cup™ Grand Prix presented by GroupBy for the fifth time in his career. “The Hickstead class” as it is now known, was renamed […]

David Marcus Wins $20,000 Royal Invitational Dressage Cup Grand Prix

David Marcus of Campbellville, ON came out on top of the first phase of the $20,0000 Royal Invitational Dressage Cup on Nov. 6 at the Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON. The Royal Invitational Dressage Cup is a gold-level Equine Canada dressage competition held annually at the Royal Horse Show. Each year the top four […]

Alexandra Perry Takes Jump Canada Medal

Alexandra Perry of Vancouver, BC obtained a hard-fought win on Nov. 5 in the 2013 Jump Canada Medal Final at the CSI4*-W Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON. After smoothly completing the initial over fences phase, which featured 11 obstacles set at the height of 1.10m, and included multiple broken lines, tricky angles, and both […]
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World Class Show Jumping Takes Centre Stage at the Royal

Twenty-four of the world’s best riders along with their 56 horses are set to begin a week of top show jumping when the international division officially opens tonight at the prestigious CSI4*-W Royal Horse Show, Toronto. Between now and Saturday, November 9th, these select riders will have the opportunity to compete in ten matinee and […]