April 11, 2021

Cayman Islands: Serpell jumps first by a second

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By Eve van den Bol The Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF) held the first of the three-part FEI World Jumping Challenge (WJC) this past Sunday at Cayman Riding School. The World Jumping Challenge is designed to enable riders who live in more remote countries the opportunity to compete internationally without having to leave their own country. […]

Winter Dressage Show warms up Cayman Islands riders

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By Joanna Humphries From CIEF The Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (“CIEF”) held its second national dressage show of the season on the 31st of January at The Equestrian Center and Cayman Riding School respectively. Judge, Amy Gimbel, from New Jersey, USA, presided over both venues. A total of 50 dressage tests were ridden throughout the day […]

‘2015 Jump League gets off to a flying start’ in Cayman Islands

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Unlike dressage, the equestrian sport of show jumping does not have its origins in the military battlefields of Europe. Instead, it was, somewhat surprisingly, born in 18th century England following the passing of the Enclosure Acts. Prior to the Acts, fox hunters would gallop across open fields in their pursuit of foxes, but after the […]

Final jump leg completes the series

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From CIEF On May 25th, riders from the Equestrian Centre (the “EC”) and Cayman Riding School (“CRS) met together at CRS for the fourth and final leg of the national show jumping league. The competition takes place over four rounds during the course of each show season which runs concurrently with the school year and, […]