This year’s WEF was a great success despite its early finale due to COVID-19. The Champion Awards were presented based on prize money or points won.
Abigail McArdle (USA) won the $37,000 Equinimity WEF Challenge Cup Round 10 riding Victorio 5 at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL.
Ireland’s Bertram Allen clinched the $37,000 Douglas Elliman Real Estate CSI3* riding Lafayette van Overis at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington.
The ninth week of the 2020 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) saw a second major win for Kristen VanderVeen (USA) and Bull Run’s Faustino de Tili.
Highlighted by a strong performance by Eric Lamaze, the Canadian Show Jumping Team tied for 4th place in the $150,000 CSIO4* Nations’ Cup in Wellington, FL.
Rodrigo Lambre topped the $214,000 Premier Equestrian Grand Prix with Catover to conclude WEF 8, while Kevin Babington received a special award.
Darragh Kenny (IRL) and Carthano cruised to victory in the $37,000 Equinimity WEF Challenge Cup Round 8 CSIO4* in Wellington, FL.
CSIO4* week in Wellington launched with Adrienne Sternlicht (USA) winning the $5,000 Premier Equestrian Welcome Stake riding Cadans Z.
Spencer Smith won the $50,000 Dutta Corp/Guido Klatte Grand Prix CSI2*, while Catherine Tyree topped the $73,000 CaptiveOne Advisors 1.50m Classic CSI5*.
Two-time US Olympic team gold medalist McLain Ward won his third CSI5* in two weeks by taking the $401,000 Lugano Diamonds Grand Prix CSI5* riding HH Azur.