Tag: Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation

Cayman dressage teams named for Caribbean competition

Cayman dressage teams named for Caribbean competition

| 05/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF) has selected its teams for the Caribbean Equestrian Association’s (CEA) Caribbean Dressage Challenge. The adult team consists of Amara Thompson, Jessica McTaggart-Giuzio and Jenn Cowdroy, while Chloe Fowler, Anja van Genderen and Ashley van den Bol round out the children’s squad. The teams were chosen based upon the […]

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Serpell tops Cayman leg of World Challenge

Serpell tops Cayman leg of World Challenge

| 13/04/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Polly Serpell finished as Champion of the Cayman leg of the 2016 FEI World Jumping Challenge – Category C, hosted by the Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF). The third and final event of the series was held on Saturday, 9 April at the Equestrian Centre located on the Linford Pearson Highway in George Town. […]

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Riders jump to it at equestrian competition

Riders jump to it at equestrian competition

| 17/03/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Riding School recently hosted the Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation’s (CIEF) Open Jumping Show, with riders competing on horses and ponies at four different heights ranging from 0.6m-0.9m. Tracey Surrey, owner and riding instructor at the school, said that all of the riders performed extremely well, with several competing at the higher heights for […]

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Full stable of dressage riders on display at competition

Full stable of dressage riders on display at competition

| 11/03/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF) held its third dressage show of the season on Sunday, 6 March, with 34 horse-and-rider combinations, including several newcomers to the show ring. Competing for the first time at a CIEF dressage show were Natalie Galloway, Lucy Lindsay, Reyah Stewart and Madison Ameline.

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Serpell jumps to first by a second in equestrian event

Serpell jumps to first by a second in equestrian event

| 02/03/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF) held the first of the three-part FEI World Jumping Challenge (WJC) Sunday, 28 February at Cayman Riding School, with Polly Serpell pulling out a win by only a second. The event is designed to enable riders who live in more remote countries the opportunity to compete internationally without […]

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Riders warm up to winter dressage show

Riders warm up to winter dressage show

| 03/02/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF) held its second national dressage show of the season on 31 January at both the Equestrian Centre and Cayman Riding School. A total of 50 dressage tests were ridden throughout the day with the riders ranging from aged nine to adult. New Jersey-based judge Amy Gimbel presided over both […]

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Cayman’s dressage riders impress US judge

Cayman’s dressage riders impress US judge

| 30/11/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The recent opening show in the Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation’s (CIEF) 2015/16 National Dressage Series marked many firsts, including a US judge coming here for the first time and several riders debuting at the event. Dressage judge Luis Denizard said he was impressed with Cayman’s dressage talent. He judged a series of tests at a […]

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Polly Serpell jumps to the challenge in equestrian event

Polly Serpell jumps to the challenge in equestrian event

| 30/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Cayman’s Youth Olympian bronze medal winner, Polly Serpell, took top honours at the recent second leg of the FEI World Jumping Challenge (WJC) hosted by the Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF). Held at Cayman Riding School in Savannah, Sunday, 27 September, this competition involves top show jumpers from across the Caribbean region competing in […]

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Cayman first past the post in hosting equestrian event

Cayman first past the post in hosting equestrian event

| 23/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF) recently hosted the inaugural Caribbean Equestrian Association (CEA) Regional Jumping Challenge (RJC), a competition created to give developing show jumpers of all ages the chance to measure their skills against other riders in the Caribbean. Riders compete in their home countries on their own horses and ride a […]

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Top equestrians honoured at awards event

Top equestrians honoured at awards event

| 24/06/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF) recently celebrated the winners of their dressage and jumping leagues for 2015. About 100 people attended the event to find out who had won the coveted champion and reserve champion titles in the National Dressage Championship and the National Jumping Series.

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Cayman to host equestrian coaching course

Cayman to host equestrian coaching course

| 10/06/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation will host its first-ever international-level training course, for nine coaches from across the Caribbean. The FEI (Federation Equestre Internationale) Level 2 course, from 20-25 June, will teach how to coach riders to 1.3m in jumping and to a medium/advanced level in dressage.

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Local riders place third in dressage competition

Local riders place third in dressage competition

| 03/06/2015 | 0 Comments

The Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF) ended the season on a high note with last weekend’s Caribbean Equestrian Association’s (CEA) Dressage Challenge and the last chance to earn points in the National Dressage Championship.

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