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Sharn Wordley’s Florida Season Wraps Up With More Victories
Ocala, FL—Sharn Wordley continued his winning ways during the Florida season with numerous blue ribbons and loads of prize money. The time in Florida caps three successful years that the New Zealand native has spent in the United States. During that time he has won more than 30 grand prix coast to coast, including the $25,000 Surfside Grand Prix in Del Mar as well as Grand Prix in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Arkansas and Tennessee.“Florida has ... Read the full article

Sharn Wordley Brings Home Top Prize in the $25,000 EMO Grand Prix
Conyers, GA—New Zealand native Sharn Wordley once again led the victory gallop, this time during the $25,000 EMO Grand Prix at the Atlanta Fall Classic III. He rode his reliable partner Epson Pierreville, who’s known as Rocket around the barn, to the victory. Wordley bested an impressive field, including Debbie Stephens and Kyle King, over the Michel Vaillancourt-designed course.In the first round, riders faced a difficult triple combination that ... Read the full article

Sharn Wordley Returns from Europe to Win HITS Culpeper V $40,000 Grand Prix
Culpeper, VA —New Zealand native Sharn Wordley returned from another trip to Europe to claim two of the top spots in the $40,000 Grand Prix during the final week of the HITS Culpeper show series. Wordley finished first on the Selle Francais gelding, Epsom Pierrerille. This partnership has been nearly unbeatable this year with wins in the $25,000 Ox Ridge Grand Prix and the $25,000 Fairfield Grand Prix as well as victories in four Welcome Stakes. ... Read the full article

Sharn Wordley Helps Qualify New Zealand for Olympics at CSI*** Balve
Balve, Germany—It was do or die for the New Zealand show jumping team hoping to qualify for the 2008 Olympics in Hong Kong, but consistent riding from some of the country’s top veterans ensured their spot at next year’s games. Sharn Wordley, currently based in the United States, had come to Europe to compete with the goal of riding on his country’s Nation’s Cup team at Balve.“Obviously this was really important to everyone,” Wordley says. “I have ... Read the full article

Sharn Wordley Victorious in the $25,000 Aiken Spring Classic Grand Prix
Aiken, SC—Spring is in full bloom in beautiful South Carolina and with it comes a first, third and eleventh place showing for New Zealand Grand Prix rider Sharn Wordley. Sharn topped the field of 29 starters in the $25,000 Aiken Spring Classic Grand Prix on his Irish mount, Mr. Flanagan. The team’s string of visits to the winner’s circle continues to grow after yesterday’s victory over a fast and technical Anthony D’Ambrosio course.“I love to com ... Read the full article

Sharn Wordley Qualifies Second Horse for the Olympics
New Zealand Closes In on Four Riders for Hong KongLummen, Belgium---When the pressure's on, Sharn Wordley and the rest of the New Zealand Olympic candidates turn on the heat and lay down fault-free trips at the world's most competitive showjumping venues. Although New Zealand already qualified a team for this summer's Olympic Games, in order for the team to compete, each individual rider must also earn a Certificate of Capability (COC) by jumping ... Read the full article

First Coast Invitational Grand Prix to be Webcast on November 30th
Dallas, TX - HorseTV and NickerNetwork.com, the on-demand equestrian video portal destinations on the Internet, continue their expansion in providing pay-per-view access to major horse shows and events with all day coverage on November 30 of the 2nd Annual First Coast Invitational Grand Prix in Okeechobee, Florida. Some of the top riders expected to compete as of this date include Chris Kappler, Sharn Wordley, Margie Engle and many others.HorseTV ... Read the full article

U.S. Based Sharn Wordley Named to Olympic Show Jumping Team
Ocala, FL---With a stellar year on the U.S. Grand Prix circuit that included more than a dozen visits to the podium, Florida-based Sharn Wordley, 34, has claimed one of the highly-contested spots on the New Zealand Olympic showjumping team. Dreaming of making the team since he left New Zealand at 18-years-old, Wordley is ecstatic about representing his native country in Hong Kong. "For me, this is the culmination of everything I've been working ... Read the full article

Sharn Wordley and Rockville Triumph at Jacksonville Mid Winter
Green Cove Springs, FL – It was a perfect day for the 2008 Olympic duo of Sharn Wordley and the brilliant Rockville, today’s winners of the Lucky Sevens Jumper Welcome Classic presented by ShowNet.biz.Wordley’s one mount bested 27 contenders for the top spot, including Wilhelm Genn, who dominated the circuit last year with his three mounts, Chantal, Loredo, and Happy Z. But as the sun began to set on the swift jump off round, Wordley had survive ... Read the full article

Armando Hassey Wins Again in Colorado
Parker, CO—Armando Hassey continued his winning ways at the Colorado Horse Park by taking home the blue ribbon in the $40,000 AGA Rocky Mountain Grand Prix Presented by Murdoch’s. The 21-year-old amateur rider from Mexico City rode his 12-year-old Hanoverian stallion La Roche to the victory over some of the sport’s top professionals. Last week Hassey was victorious in the $25,000 High Prairie Grand Prix on his mare Canada. If Hassey can win again ... Read the full article

Wordley Martin Equestrian Brings Health and Safety to North American Equine Athletes
Ocala, FL - Many equestrians work tirelessly to provide their horses with a standard of living that would be envied by anyone with two or four legs. These mounts are cared for, tended to, examined, and loved. They have a plethora of clothing for every season, top of the line healthcare and nutrition, special shoes and even designer accoutrements. Occasionally, these horses are asked to perform under less than ideal conditions that put their healt ... Read the full article

Tracy Fenney and Grace Capture the $50,000 Purina Mills Grand Prix at HITS Ocala
OCALA, FL (March 3, 2008)—For Texas' Tracy Fenney, the joke about every Grand Prix at HITS Ocala being won by someone named Tracy isn't getting old.Fenney won her fourth Grand Prix class during the 2008 HITS Ocala Winter Circuit when her mount Grace had the lone double-clear round on builder Jack Robson's route to win $15,000 in prize money for Hidden Lakes Farm during the $50,000 Purina Mills Grand Prix at HITS Ocala. Another Tracy, Maryland's T ... Read the full article

Wordley & Vale Launch the 2009 Jacksonville Winter Series with Big Triumphs
Green Cove Springs, FL –The opening week of the 2009 Jacksonville Winter Series began the new season with international flair as New Zealand native and 2008 Olympic rider Sharn Wordley claimed the first victory at Thursday’s Lucky Sevens Welcome Jumper Stake presented by new sponsor Arlington Toyota. Wordley said the 11 year-old Westphalian gelding Zorro and he are starting their new year off “quite nicely”. Owned by Filip Amram, Zorro is no str ... Read the full article

Sharn Wordley and Tracy Magness Both Score Wins during Purina Mills Weekend at HITS Ocala
OCALA, FL (March 16, 2010)--The HITS Ocala Winter Circuit celebrated its fifth consecutive week of AA-rated competition as Sharn Wordley and Andiamo Pyon, owned by Swept Away Farm, captured the win in Sunday’s $50,000 Purina Mills Grand Prix, presented by Pfizer Animal Health. "I don’t know what I did – I just kept kicking!" exclaimed Wordley, who was ecstatic with his victory. "He [Andiamo Pyon] went very fast today and I was ... Read the full article

Wordley Martin Equestrian Riding Arenas Help Keep Top Horses Fit to Compete
Ocala, FL-- International riders and veterinarians strive to develop sports medicine programs that keep top horses fit to compete. Carefully selected nutrition plans, specialized training programs and quality shoeing are three keys to success. However, the best-laid plans can be quickly derailed by deep or hard footing. Fortunately, equestrians now have access to one of the world's best surfaces and arena construction, available in North America ... Read the full article

Atlanta Fall Classics Opener is a Cornucopia of Action
Conyers, GA.—November 9, 2008—Mother Nature provided crystal blue skies, a blaze of fall colors and perfect riding temperatures for the opening of three weeks competition at the Georgia International Horse Park. “What a wonderful week to kick off the finale to our show season! And what great talents we have for it!” Bob Bell, president of the Classic Company said. Following a nearly 3 year absence from Atlanta, Aaron Vale proved he’s no veiled ... Read the full article

Epson Piereville & Sharn Wordley Claim Victory at the $25,000 Fairfield Grand Prix
WESTPORT, CT - July 6, 2007 - Urged on hundreds of spectators and over 450 guests at the EQUUS Benefit Grand Prix Luncheon, Sharn Wordley aboard Epson Pierevile claimed the top honors at the $25,000 Fairfield Grand Prix on Saturday, June 30, 2007, the culminating event of the Fairfield County Hunt Club June Benefit Horse Show in Westport, Connecticut. Split seconds behind Wordley's time was Libby McKinney on Gun Du Desfi. Margaret Preston represe ... Read the full article

HITS Ocala Week V Wrap-Up
OCALA, FL (March 17, 2010)--The Ocala Winter Finals wrapped up another exciting week of show jumping that included two of the four remaining qualifying Grand Prix classes this winter for the Pfizer Million at HITS Post Time Farm in Ocala, Florida. Maryland’s Tracy Magness captured the win in the $25,000 HITS Grand Prix, presented by Pfizer Animal Health, aboard Mr. and Mrs. John Barko’s Tarco Van Ter Moude for their second Grand Prix ... Read the full article

Laura Kraut Wins for Second Day in a Row in Wellington
WELLINGTON, Fla., March 28 - For the second day in a row, victory belonged to Laura Kraut of Wellington, Fla., at the CN Winter Equestrian Festival, presented by Zimmerman Advertising, at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center.Hot off a win in Thursday's $8,000 PowerIce 1.45m competition riding Nocturnal, Kraut returned to the International Arena on Friday to claim the $10,000 Wellington Golf Cars Welcome Stake. A total of 57 entries tac ... Read the full article

Jumpers Take Center Stage at Atlanta Fall Finale
Conyers, GA.—November 20, 2008— “I like to think it’s Holiday bonus time.” Bob Bell president of Classic Company said of the nearly $150,000 in prize money awarded during this finale week of the Atlanta Fall Series. “And given the economy now, these cash awards could mean a lot more to our hard working riders.” he added. Thursday evening saw the first big bonus check handed out to New Zealand Olympic team member Sharn Wordley in the $25,000 EMO I ... Read the full article




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