The winner of the junior beginner novice division of the American Eventing Chamionships—an Appaloosa ridden by 15-year-old Melissa Morris—stood out from the crowd for his flashy coloring, but Morris’ story makes it clear the pair was unlikely from their first day together to win the title.
Kimberly Storm is like many amateurs in eventing, balancing her work life with raising her two sons and being able to financially support her horse habit.
But she also faces a unique challenge—she’s deaf.
Buck Davidson wouldn’t have made the long trip to Texas from his Pennsylvania base without wanting a shot at a big win, so as the intermediate title at the Nutrena/U.S Eventing Championships slipped through his grasp when Quasar dropped a rail in show jumping, he was ready to put the pressure on in the advanced division with Caroline Martin’s Petite Flower.
When Lainey Ashker woke up on Thursday morning, she wasn’t even sure she’d be riding Anthony Patch at the Nutrena/U.S. Eventing Association American Eventing Championships. Find how what happened and check out more action from Friday.