Out and About - WEG 2010

Show jumping, the final phase of eventing at WEG

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Jessica Schaberg and Nancy Schetchman of Reddemeade at the John Deere display.

Betsy Novotny, Cathy Tucker Slaterbeck & Pam Link.

Jess Schaberg sitting with Col Sanders at the KY exhibit.

World famous trainer John Lyons asked to ride Karen Kraushaar's Paso Fino stallion Pirata de Quebrada in a breed demonatration. Pictured from left: John Lyons, professional rider Alei Ortiz, and Karen Kraushaar.

Magnificent murals brighten the show grounds.

Larry Snee and Janice Gill of Olney try on official WEG medals at the Ariat booth.

Cross country spectators....can you see U.S. rider Boyd Martin galloping through the crowd?

Victoria and Nicki Carson of Middleburg, MD got a chance to watch Dressage Olympic medalist Anky van Grunsven's (NED) reining debut.

Glenda Player and PL Tammy of Playland Farm in Union Bridge, perform a musical freestyle.

WEG eventing officials Marilyn Payne (NJ) and Gretchen Butts (Waredaca, Laytonville)

American Morgan Association does a presentation in the demonstration area at Kentucky Horse Park.

Mclain Ward aboard Sapphire with the best US show jumping team performance.

Dandelion Diamond Rebel (aka Conor) is a registered Irish Draught Stallion owned by Irvin L.. Crawford II, MFH of the Potomac Hunt.

Alexa, Savannah and Carly Easton of Sandy Spring

U.S. event team rider Boyd Martin

Haley Cohen of Davidsonville with US show jumper Beezie Madden.

Eventing show jumping

The California Cowgirls do a demonstration on Wednesday.

Niklaus Shurtenberger of Sweeden on Catas.

Conor demonstrates the versatility of the Irish Draught breed. This is a full sized picnic table but he makes it look like a miniature. The horses in the background are waiting their turn to jump the picnic table but most of them chose not to do it.

The Indigenous Horse Society of India brought a rare breed called the "Marwari" to the demo area. Note the curved ear tips. Only 12 horses of this breed live outside of India.


U.S. eventing team member Phillip Dutton

John Nunn's Bit of Britain was the official supplier to all of the WEG competitors and had the largest vendor space. John had less than a week to pack up his gear and products and head back to Maryland to set up at Fair Hill International.

Jessica Schaberg of Reddemeade fits inside a John Deer tractor tire.

Brian Scrivens and Barbara Strawson.

Kelly McGinn aboard Lolke 371, perfroming in the "Friesian Train" freestyle during the opening ceremony at WEG.

Alexa Easton of Sandy Spring was impressed by the gradeur of the cross-country jumps and decorations, like the trakehner pictured here.

Steffan Peters and Ravel.

Artist Susan Sponenberg of PA and Fair Hill resident Louisa Emerick.

Rodrigo Pessoa and HH Rebozo.

Lisa Easton, Savannah Easton, Alexa Easton, Hannah Rosenberg and Carly Easton. The Easton family is from Sandy Spring and Hannah is from Silver Spring.

Cezanne, 10- year old Holsteiner, from Saudi Arabia warms up for the Show Jumping Team Finals.

Ijsbrand Chardon (NED) negotiates the driving course.

Meredith Michaels Beerbaum (GER) and Checkmate.

Mrs. Linda Parelli (wife of Pat Parelli) gives a demonstration to visitors.

Wells Fargo Stagecoach performs.

Conor (RID) and Brittany Meyer Fiebrandt warm up before their demonstration.

Diane Trefry and Susie Tadlock from Chesapeake City.

Philippe LeJeune VigoD'arouilles

Jessica Schaberg, Debbie Powell, Katrina Dodd, Suzanne McDonald of Reddemeade Farm in Silver Spring in front of the ditch and wall, fence 16 of the cross-country.

The American Vaulting Association perform in the Clinicians Corral.

Arabian Horse Association horses come out to greet visitors by the fenceline after their demonstration at WEG Oct 6th.

Reddemeade students at the John Deer display


Edward Gal on Totilas

Dutch fans cheer on Totilas.

Dressage champion Edward Gal on Totilas.

Maryland dressage judge, Susan Carr Davis of Potomac.

Reddemeade students at WEG

Suzanne McDonald, Debbie Powell, Jessica Schaberg and Katrina Dodd peek out from behind a huge cross-country jump.

Don't we all wish this was true...

U.S. eventing team member Buck Davidson

A pair of driving ponies

show jumping finals

show jumping finals

Conor (RID) and fans.

Grand Prix rider and author Tami Hoag with Potomac Valley Dressage Association president Betty Thorpe.

Tim McCutcheon waves to the fans.

WEG spectators had opportunities to watch various competitors warm up (Australian vaulting team pictured) in practice rings throughout the show grounds.

Tim McCutcheon

Domino, from Ran Chon Horse Training. He is 3/4 Friesian and 1/4 Appaloosa.

Jessica Schaberg, Suzanne McDonald and Nancy Schetchman try on medals

Pessoa and HH Rebozo.

Sharon Myers of Croom.

U.S. riders sweep the Western Reining medals

Dotty Chaney of Lothian.

JJ Tate with Wendy and Marty Costello express their awe at the performance by Edward Gal and Totilas.

Driving Dressage competitor and silver medialist from the US, Chester Weber, competes in the driving competition.

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