Cody Rego, and Nicholas Lopes competed in the 2022 WEF 2 Hygain Feeds CSI3* International Horse Jumping Event in Wellington Florida.
During the WIHS Jumper Phase CALI Class, Rego finished 15th riding Tanzanite De Semilly with a score of 76.
In the Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal (Section A) Class, Lopes finished 14th riding Casino 71, while Rego and Tanzanite De Semilly finished 19th.
Rego and Tanzanite De Semilly finished 30th in the ASPCA Maclay (Section A) Class.
During the 1.15m Children's Modified Jumper II2b Class, Lopes riding Supreme Z finished 11th, they clocked a time of 69.908, but they had 3 Penalty Fault Points.
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Minors & Rego Compete in Wellington Florida
Minors & Rego
Ki-Juan Minors and Cody Rego competed in the 2022 WEF 2 Hygain Feeds CSI3* International Horse Jumping Event in Wellington Florida.
Competing in the Schooling Jumper 1.10m Table II Class, Rego finished T1st clocking a Clear Round time of 72.149 riding Tanzanite De Semilly, while Minors finished T2nd riding Silvermine’s Cruising, they had a time of 74.915, but they also had 1 Penalty Fault Point.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Harness Pony Racing Officials Cancel Weekend Action
The Bermuda Driving Harness Pony Executive have announced the cancellation of this weekends scheduled racing at the National Equestrian Center on Vesey Street.
A press Release states, “Unfortunately, we find ourselves feeling the impact of the current Covid environment on the island and have had to make the decision to CANCEL the races scheduled for Sunday January 16th, 2022 given the number of entries for the race day.
Hopefully things will take a turn in our favor and we can return to racing for the next scheduled race day of Sunday January 23rd, 2022.”
Thursday, January 06, 2022
Interview with CEA President Mello @ 11 am
As we reported, Heidi Mello was elected as the new Caribbean Equestrian Association’s President.
Mello will join www.islandstats.com at 11 am to discuss her vision and ideas for moving the region forward.
Mello, has been in the Farrier business for more than 25 years.
Mello has achieved great success and renown throughout the world. It was essential for Mello to leave Bermuda in order to practice farriery, as the island lacked the equipment and resources needed for shoeing.
Since she left the island, Mello has worked to increase Bermuda’s equestrian presence and since which four riders have qualified to compete for a world championship
In her career, Mello has traveled throughout Southeast Asia, Africa, South America and North America, teaching her trade to up-and-coming farriers.
Mello has also returned to Bermuda to host shows and to farriery horse on island.
Wednesday, January 05, 2022
Mello Elected Caribbean Equestrian Association President
Heidi Mello has been elected as the President of the Caribbean Equestrian Association (CEA). Mello received all seven votes for the position, while Shelley Mello has been elected as the CEA Secretary.
The Caribbean Equestrian Association (CEA) currently has six member nations from the English-speaking Caribbean, consisting of: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, while Haiti is also a member.
The CEA hosts two primary competitions, the CEA Caribbean Dressage Challenge and the CEA Regional Jumping Challenge.
The CEA’s original event, the Junior Show Jumping Competition was suspended in 2016 due to logistical issues, but may be reinstated when conditions warrant.
The CEA Caribbean Dressage Challenge is both an individual and team competition among member nations that typically takes place in the Spring of each year.
The CEA Regional Jumping Challenge (RJC) is both an individual and team competition among member nations. Each country may schedule their leg of the RJC at any time during the calendar year. The CEA selects a course and each member country builds it to the exact specifications prescribed by the CEA.