Mark Kinsella and Quality H Command $75,000 Adequan Grand Prix

Mark Kinsella and Quality H Command $75,000 Adequan Grand Prix

Mark Kinsella was a force to be reckoned with in Saturday afternoon’s $75,000 Adequan® Grand Prix at Desert Holiday III. Back on the grass field, the Irishman topped a competitive field of horse-and-rider combinations aboard Ben Asselin’s Quality H, taking top honors...
Kent Farrington Flies to First in $74,200 CSI5* 1.50m

Kent Farrington Flies to First in $74,200 CSI5* 1.50m

The former world-ranked number one has made his mark on Desert International Horse Park (DIHP). Kent Farrington (USA) returned to Thermal for the first time in over 10 years and snagged a CSI5* win Friday evening of Desert Holiday II aboard Orafina in the $72,400 CWD...
Twice is Nice for Michelle Berry in $30,000 1.40m Classic

Twice is Nice for Michelle Berry in $30,000 1.40m Classic

Michelle Berry braided a variety of “good luck” charms into Mecho Van’t Kiezelhof’s mane for the $30,000 1.40m Adeptus Open Classic Sunday afternoon of National Sunshine Series II. Considering she won the class last week, she may not have needed too much extra luck,...
Quintana and Catoki Boy Capture $100,000 FarmVet Grand Prix

Quintana and Catoki Boy Capture $100,000 FarmVet Grand Prix

There’s a new name in the desert, and it’s Jose Maria Quintana. The 20-year-old has taken California by storm recently, and it was no different at Desert International Horse Park (DIHP) as he bested 51 entries aboard Catoki Boy to win the $100,000 FarmVet Grand Prix...
Seeing Double for Nick Haness and HH Elmo

Seeing Double for Nick Haness and HH Elmo

Nick Haness’s partnership with HH Elmo just keeps getting better. Just seven days after he won the $100,000 WCHR West Coast Hunter Spectacular with Lindsay Maxwell’s 13-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding (Verdi x Padinus), he took top honors yet again, this time in the...