Chenoa McElvain has taken over riding Katie Riddle. After some great ribbons at Thermal the pair made their FEI debut at The Omaha International in April. We are excited to see this exciting team at The Colorado Horse Park this summer!
Rancho Corazon has just finished their foaling season with five exceptional foals by Boritas, Diarado and Contefino. Rancho Corazon will host an American Holsteiner Horse Association approvals site next fall. Rancho Corazon is proud to once again be offering frozen semen from the exceptional producing stallion, Contagious. He has produced several top hunter derby competitors.
BioStar EQ will begin hosting webinars relating to nutrition topics. Stay tuned to the BioStar Facebook page and to their website, www.BioStarEQ.com as details will be along shortly.
Congratulations to Nancy Hohmann on her new book, “Games for All Seasons.”Nancy has been teaching and working in the therapeutic riding field for many years and is now sharing her knowledge of the therapeutic games she has played with children and horses throughout the years. Be sure and get a copy! (Available on Amazon.com) The best news: ALL of the proceeds from Nancy’s book go to Therapeutic Riding Centers!
A big thanks to the Equestrian Aid Foundation, which helped Ralph Hill following his accidents (see the story in the May issue of Sidelines). The nonprofit has given more than $2.1 million in assistance to help the many people in the equestrian world who have suffered a catastrophic accident, injury or illness. For more information, or to make a donation to help those in need, visit equestrianaidfoundation.org or on Facebook at EAF.Ride4Hope.
Beverly Harrison, who owns The Tack Collection, in Lafayette Colorado, will be opening her store for “Lafayette Night Out,” the third Friday of every month, from May through September. Bev is an equestrian artist and her contemporary equestrian style art will be on display in the store and will also be for sale. Sounds like great fun, an exciting evening out and some wonderful artwork!
It’s official!! Olympian and Three-Day superstar Karen O’Connor will be leading the Sidelines Magazine Jersey Fresh cross-country course walk at The Jersey Fresh International Three Day Event on May 10th this year! Thanks Karen, it’s going to be a great event!
Way to go Purina! Purina Horse Feed has pledged up to $150,000 in free feed to rescue shelters through A Home for Every Horse. For the second year in a row, Purina is offering a base donation of $125,000 to help find new homes for horses in need of adoption of fostering. To promote additional awareness and funding, Purina will also donate an additional $1, up to $25,000 for every new “Like” or “Share” it receives through Facebook between April 16 and August 21. This is something to definitely “like.”
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