FLORIDA, USA - Coverboy (by Veron x Corland) has been named USEF Amateur Owner Rider Horse of the Year in the USA in the 1.40 / 1.45m category, with a total of more than 23,000 points.
The jumping season has been successful so far for Coverboy and his rider Catherine Wachtell. The combination recently claimed several victories in Ocala.
Coverboy also claimed second place in a CSI2* Grand Prix during the Global Champions Tour in the USA. In the 1.40m the gelding even became first. In Saugerties the gelding came in second at the HITs high amateur competition in the Black Barn $ 100,000 class.
Coverboy was bred by the Meeuwes family from Havelte and was auctioned as a 3-year-old at the first WEF Sport Horse Auction in Wellington under the name Collalbo.
Fundament E (by Baltic VDL x Andiamo) has also achieved a Horse of the Year title, in the 1.30 / 1.35m category. Under Savannah Unger, Fundament E had a very successful season so far.
The awards will be presented on Saturday, January 11 in West Palm Beach, Florida during the prestigious US Equestrian Horse of the Year Awards Gala.