Dressage Superstar Ravel Named 2009 USEF Farnam/Platform Horse of the Year

Ravel and Steffen Peters winning the 2009 FEI World Cup Dressage Final.
Ravel and Steffen Peters winning the 2009 FEI World Cup Dressage Final.

January 15 2010 Louisville, KY – Annually, five of the USEF’s 130,000 registered horses achieve so much in a year that they are named USEF Horses of Honor and enter the running for the title of Farnam/Platform Horse of the Year.

In 2009 all five of these horses were nothing short of remarkable.

But one forever changed the face of his sport, and with that, Ravel was voted the 2009 USEF Farnam/Platform Horse of the Year.

It began in April at the FEI World Cup Dressage Final when, with the weight of a nation on his 11-year-old shoulders, Ravel trotted back into Las Vegas’ Thomas & Mack Arena after winning the Grand Prix to perform his Freestyle.

He delivered. Read more> http://www.horsesinthesouth.com/article/article_detail.aspx?id=9865

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