Sabine Schut-Kery and Sanceo Win Prix St. Georges and Intermediare

Grand Meadows Sponsored Rider Sabine Schut-Kery and Horsegate Farm’s Sanceo debut in Florida at the CDI Pan Am Qualifier at Global Dressage in Wellington  for their first show of the Season, January 16 through 19, 2015.  They went on to win the Prix St. Georges on Friday with a 71.8% and the Intermediare I on Saturday with a 74.5%.

This years Global Dressage Festival is the largest one yet, being in it’s fourth year.  There were 216 riders entered in the CDI portion of the show with competitors from all over the world.  This show drew riders preparing to qualify for the Pan Am Games in July to be held in Toronto where it will be the first Games to showcase teams of both small and large tour horses on the same teams.

There are a total of seven CDIs on this years Global Dressage Circuit and offers $650,000 in prize money over the circuit making it the richest Dressage Circuit in the world.  We are all wishing this talented pair and the rest of the American riders the best of luck in their journey to qualify to represent the US Team at the Pan Am Games!

by Nick Hartog

In 1994, Nick Hartog became an owner and President of Grand Meadows Equine Supplements bringing his talents and extensive background in domestic and international equine sales and manufacturing. He has a reputation for plain speaking of the truth. In 1997, when the US horse supplement market was something akin to the Wild West with a complete lack of standards, Nick personally tested 32 different horse joint supplements to see if they matched the label. Unsurprisingly, to him at least, only 2 products matched the label claim. Read more...