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Michael Hughes Earns Top Call at Region Two ASPCA/NHSAA

Each year, junior riders work diligently to earn points for the ASPCA/NHSAA Maclay Regional Championships. Today, the top competitors from Region 2 gathered at Old Salem Farm during the at 2013 American Gold Cup CSI4*-W to showcase their skills and qualify for the ASPCA Maclay Championships at the Alltech National Horse Show. After an over…

Michael Hughes Takes Consecutive Victories in Jumpers For Final Day of Tampa Bay Classic

RELEASE: April 1, 2013 AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: Emily Riden for Phelps Media Group, Inc. International Read online on USEF Network Micheal Hughes, pictured aboard Zammetje, led the victory gallop in both the NAL Low Junior/Amateur-Owner Classic and the SJHOF High Junior/Amateur-Owner Classic Sunday in Tampa (Emily Riden) Tampa, FL – Michael Hughes sped to victory in the…

Michael Hughes and Luxina Capture the $50,000 EMO Grand Prix

presented by Zoetis, as $1 Million Classes Become Top Priority Read Article online Michael Hughes, 17, topped a star-studded field on Sunday in the $50,000 EMO Grand Prix, presented by Zoetis, at HITS Ocala IV. Hughes of Allendale, NJ had two rides in Sundays main event and captured the win aboard Christina Fried’s Luxina. “It’s…

Michael Hughes’ First Grand Prix Victory in SmartPak Grand Prix at HITS Ocala

OCALA, FL (March 9, 2012) – Michael Hughes was all smiles at the conclusion of Thursday’s $25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix, presented by Pfizer Animal Health, at HITS Ocala. The sixteen-year-old from Allendale, New Jersey posted the only double cle ar round of the day to win his first-ever Grand Prix aboard Drumnacross Farm Ltd.’s Mac…

Michael Hughes, Lillie Keenan, and Catherine Tyree Top 2011 ASPCA Maclay Regional Championships

Michael Hughes, Lillie Keenan, and Catherine Tyree Top 2011 ASPCA Maclay Regional Championships Written by: Kendall Bierer Client: Alltech National Horse Show Date: 2011-09-28   Wellington, FL -September 28, 2011 – This weekend concluded the 2011 ASPCA Maclay Regional Championships with the final competitions held for Regions 1, 2, and 4. Championship honors were awarded…

Zone 4 Clean Show Jumping Sweep At NAJYRC

Zone 4 Makes A Clean Show Jumping Sweep At NAJYRC From: The Chronical of the Horse Date: July 29, 2011 Article & Photos By: Caroline Culbertson and Lisa Slade In the junior team show jumping, Zone 4 was victorious after tying with Zone 2 in the first two rounds. A jump-off separated the two teams….

North American Junior & Young Rider Championships

Team Show Jumpers Take the Stage at the 2011 Adequan/FEI North American Junior & Young Rider Championships Presented by Gotham North From: United States Equestrian Federation Date: July 28 2011 Author: Cynthia Grisolia for USEF Lexington, KY – It was a clean sweep for the U.S. when Junior and Young Rider Show Jumping Teams vied…

Devon Horse Show and Country Fair

Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, May 26, 2011 Fifteen year old Michael Hughes started and ended the day in the Dixon Oval by leading the victory gallop in both the A Section of the Platinum Performance USEF Show Jumping Talent Search and the WIHS Equitation Classic ~ Jumper Phase.  In between the two classes…

Michael Hughes Captures R.W. Mutch Equitation Championship

Michael Hughes Captures the R.W. Mutch Equitation Championship at HITS Ocala Date: March 23 2011 Author: HITS Media This past Saturday, highly-acclaimed Junior rider Michael Hughes of Morriston, Florida captured the win in the R.W. Mutch Equitation Championship aboard Norton, owned by Drumnacross Farm, LTD. Hughes sealed the victory after a two-round score of 354….

Michael Hughes Ready to Reach the Top

Michael Hughes is Ready to Reach the Top From: The Star-Ledger Date : Nov 13, 2010 Author: Nancy Jaffer The precocious Michael Hughes is becoming a mature talent, as the gifted Allendale rider demonstrated throughout the autumn indoor circuit, culminating in a second-place finish in the National Horse Show’s ASPCA Maclay championship last weekend. First…