August 14, 2021Like

Simonson Becomes Double Gold Medalist After Victory in Young Rider Individual Championship at the 2021 FEI North American Youth Championships

Traverse City, Mich. – The FEI North American Youth Dressage Championships (NAYC) continued today, with the Young Rider division awarding a second gold medal to Christian Simonson (Ventura, Calif.) and Zeaball Diawind after the pair rode to a personal best score of 75.353% in the Individual Final. The silver medal went
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June 14, 20211

A trio of young riders representing the United States took third place at the CDIO-Y Nations Cup competition hosted at Future Champions in Hagen, Germany, from June 10-13, 2021.

This result marked the highest finish in program history for the U.S. Young Rider Dressage Team at Future Champions. Ten countries with 25 horse-and-rider combinations competed in the CDIO-Y, which featured talented young athletes from across Europe. Read entire story here.
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June 11, 2021Like

U.S. Young Rider Dressage Team Wins Bronze at CDIO-Y at Future Champions in Germany

Hagen, Germany – A trio of young riders representing the United States took third place at the CDIO-Y Nations Cup competition hosted at Future Champions in Hagen, Germany, from June 10-13, 2021. This result marked the highest finish in program history for the U.S. Young Rider Dressage Team at Future Champions.
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June 11, 2021Like

Germany Wins Hagen Young Rider Nations Cup Gold, Denmark Silver, USA Bronze

HAGEN, Germany, June 10, 2021–Luca Sophia Collin on Descolari led Germany to the Future Champions Young Rider Nations Cup team gold Thursday with Denmark taking silver and Christian Simonson on Zeaball Diawind leading America to the bronze. Read the entire article here.
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May 5, 2021Like

3 American riders expected at the International dressage competition in Compiègne

If the American riders approached to participate in the Olympic Games in Tokyo will not compete in Europe this season, the country of Uncle Sam will still be represented from May 27 to 31 at the International Dressage Compiègne. The American Federation announced a few days ago that 3 young
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February 28, 2021Like

Sidelines Magazine – March 2021

When Christian Simonson puts his mind to something, he’s sure to achieve it.  An exceptional student, avid mountain biker and young pilot, Christian succeeds in many areas, but his biggest passion is dressage. Read the entire article here
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February 28, 2021Like

‘They’re Both All About Feel’: How Christian Simonson’s Pilot Training Helps Him Soar in the Dressage Ring

by Lizzy Youngling Christian Simonson during the Robert Dover Horsemastership Clinic Week in Wellington, Florida on January 6, 2019. If you watched U.S. Equestrian’s Robert Dover Horsemastership Clinic earlier this month, did anything stand out to you? I’ll give you a hint, this rider was the only male and rode
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