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March 9, 2018

Partners for Pink Share Hope with the Challenge of the Americas

Challenge of the Americas (COTA) Partners for Pink Judy Sloan, Cece Stewart, the Wellington Regional Medical Center and Sarah and Katie Hoog of C U at X Tack equestrian boutique have first-hand knowledge of the strength and power of breast cancer survivors. Read more here…

March 6, 2018

Homer Hits It Out of the Park with Support of Challenge of the Americas

Homer is thrilled to support the Challenge of the Americas (COTA) as a Partner for Pink, but his mom won’t let him go to the Friday, March 9 event to sit ringside at the Global Dressage Festival showgrounds. She’s afraid that his fondness for eating the contents of all the sugar packets may make him an unsuitable dining companion at the Challenge Gala. Read more from Homer…

March 5, 2018

Heather Blitz and Catherine Haddad Staller Think Pink to Join the Cause

Two top Grand Prix dressage riders, Heather Blitz and Catherine Haddad Staller, have joined forces to create a pas de deux as the perfect way to begin the 2018 Challenge of the Americas (COTA). Read more from Heather and Catherine…

March 5, 2018

Back on Track Backs the Challenge of the Americas

Long-time Challenge of the Americas (COTA) sponsor Bo Lofvander of Back on Track® believes in paying it forward. Acutely aware of what breast cancer can do to a family after losing his sister-in-law to the disease at the age of 36, Lofvander believes in COTA’s mission to raise funds for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation through Play for P.I.N.K. Read more about Back on Track…

March 1, 2018

Williams Family Helps Friends Think Pink

George and Roberta Williams and daughter, Noel, go all in when it comes to supporting the Challenge of the Americas. George and Noel are riders on two different teams competing in the March 9 Challenge of the Americas (COTA), Team Purina and Team Back on Track respectively. Read more about the Williams Family…

March 5, 2018

Tinne Vilhelmson-Silfvén Joins Line-Up for Challenge of the Americas

Tinne Vilhelmson-Silfvén added her name to the star-studded list of Grand Prix riders who have given their time and talent to raise funds to help cure breast cancer in the 2018 Challenge of the Americas. Read more…

February 23, 2018

Discover Dressage Joins COTA to Advance Dressage while Fighting Breast Cancer

When Challenge of the Americas (COTA) organizer Mary Ross approached Kim Van Kampen, the founder of discover Dressage, to join in COTA’s fight against breast cancer, Van Kampen thought it was a great idea. Read more about the discover Dressage quadrille…

February 14, 2018

Team Winged Foot Poised to Fly High for the 2018 Challenge of the Americas

Team Winged Foot, formerly known as Team International in The Challenge of the Americas (COTA), has a new name thanks to its generous sponsor, but it remains populated by Grand Prix dressage riders from around the globe. Read more about Team Winged Foot…

January 31, 2018

Team Purina Practicing for the 2018 Challenge of the Americas

Team Purina, sponsored by Purina Animal Nutrition in conjunction with Red Barn Feed and Supply, is led by choreographer Terry Ciotti Gallo and coach Bill Warren practice their pattern at Betsy Juliano’s Havensafe Farm.
Read more more about Team Purina…

January 15, 2018

The Challenge of the Americas Goes Global in 2018

The Challenge of the Americas (COTA) is back after a year’s hiatus and we’re busting down borders! Not only is COTA returning to help find a cure for breast cancer, it’s so big, it’s going global. Read more about the Challenge of the Americas…