Congratulations to show jumper Daniel Bluman, who rides for Colombia, and lives in Wellington. Daniel is on a roll – on opening day at Spruce Meadows he and Sancha la Silla won the $32,000 Enbridge Cup. The bigger news is that Daniel and Sancha are headed to the London Olympics, where they will compete for their country. Good luck to this amazing duo.
Sidelines is heading to Colorado! We are excited to announce that the combination of Sidelines and Colorado is growing, expanding and booming! Sidelines is a proud sponsor of the Colorado Horse Park and you can find monthly issues of Sidelines and Sidelines banners throughout the Horse Park. More great news: You can also find Sidelines at many of the local tack stores throughout the Colorado equestrian communities: Dover Saddlery, A Bit of Tack and Vetlink in Parker; Foxcreek in Boulder; Happy Horse in Fort Collins; Once Upon a Horse in Castlerook; and Frank’s Feed and Supply in Elizabeth. Here we comeColorado! Be sure and LOOK for Sidelines in your favoriteColorado tack store!
Congrats to Chloe Reid ofWashington,DC on being named to the 2012 Show Jumping European Junior Rider Tour by the USEF. She will be traveling with three qualified horses: King of Hearts, Quebon and Toulon.
Holly Hugo-Vidal, Sidelines’ West Side Story columnist has teamed up with Alicia Saxton at Oceancrest Farms in Rancho Santa Fe, California. Holly will continue to judge and give clinics.
Liliane Stransky, an avid poker player and owner of Stransky’s Mission Farm and her team of riders are at it again helping children in need and jumping behind a new cause called Aces For Kids. Funds raised by Step by Step supporters will go to provide “Step Ahead” backpacks to abused and abandoned children and poker players like Paulo Santana, Angel Karolyi, Jimmy Torano and Margie Engle are helping the cause.
SmartPak and Allison Springer: On The Road To London
Three-day eventer Allison Springer, who placed second at the 2012 Kentucky Rolex, has always had an unshakeable faith in her horse Arthur. On the heels of their remarkable Rolex run, the duo continued to live their dream when they were added to the short-list for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Allison credits the daily customized supplements from SmartPak, one of her sponsors, on helping to unlock Arthur’s potential. The 17 hand Irish Sporthorse gelding, who looks like a million bucks, is flourishing with: SmartFlex® IV Ultimate, one-of-a-kind formula designed to support elite performance horses in intense work, by providing advanced care for joints, tendons and ligaments; SmartDigest® Ultra, an innovative combination of probiotics, prebiotics, enzymes, oat beta glucan and other ingredients specially designed to support a healthy, balanced digestive tract; and SmartLytes®, a sugar-free, cherry flavored electrolyte formula carefully designed to replenish sodium chloride and other minerals lost in equine sweat.
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