Wednesday, January 09 2013 by Editor
Wellington, FL-January 8, 2013 -The line-up for the World Dressage Masters (WDM) Palm Beach, presented by Wellington Classic Dressage, will feature a star-studded cast of riders and horses for the January 23-27 event at the Palm Beach County Jim Brandon Equestrian Center. The riders confirmed their participation and the horses are arriving in Florida to compete head-to-head for their share of over €100,000 (EUR), or about $131,850 (USD), in prize money. The World Dressage Masters series, presented by the Axel Johnson Group featured over €450,000 (EUR) in prize money over their 2012 series, making it one of the richest dressage series in the world. Patrik Kittel Photo by SusanJStickle.com “I think we have a fantastic line-up and we will really see top competition for this year’s WDM Palm Beach,” said Noreen O’Sullivan, Show Manager and Managing Partner of Wellington Classic Dressage, organizers of the event. “For most of these riders, this will be the only appearance in Florida under the lights at Jim Brandon, so this is surely an event not to be missed.” John van de Laar, Managing Director of WDM, said, “The WDM Palm Beach show has been on the WDM calendar from the very beginning. This is THE show where the U.S
Equestrian Sport Productions Hosts Successful A-T Children’s Benefit Horse Show and Spy Coast Farm Young Horse Show Series Finals at PBIEC
Tuesday, January 08 2013 by Editor
Wellington, FL – January 8, 2013 -Equestrian Sport Productions hosted its A-T Children’s Benefit Horse Show on January 3-6, 2013, at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) in Wellington, FL, with a full schedule of hunter/jumper competition. The week featured a $25,000 Grand Prix and $10,000 Welcome Stake along with hunter, jumper and equitation divisions throughout the week.
Monday, January 07 2013 by Editor
Wellington, FL – January 7, 2013 – It was an amazing day for Big Dog (&Little) Dog Ranch Rescue this past Friday, January 4, 2013-two litters of puppies were born in one day.
I am looking for that special someone to adopt me and give me a forever home. If you are interested in adopting me, please fill out the adoption form online or contact Big Dog Ranch Rescue (561) 309-3311 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
At New Vocations we are constantly looking for ways we can help more horses. It’s an ongoing drive that is part of our team’s culture. In order to take in more horses each year two things have to happen. We have to raise more funds and we have to find more homes.
Wayyy back in November, Tucker and I took a lesson with Jeff Cook, one of my favorite trainers, at our friend’s beautiful farm, Stoneleigh (Tucker and I have farmsat there a few times). Since Tucker was just getting back to work after time off to recover from popping his splint, and wasn’t quite at his usual fitness level, we took it easy but still got some valuable feedback from Jeff, which I’ve been meaning to share with you. You may recall I was a little MIA for a while because of a trial that lasted all summer… this had the unintended side effect of leaving Tucker looking generally like a wildabeast. So, before we could go anywhere we needed a little Extreme Makeover: Horse Edition . Before: (everyone always looks grumpy in the before photo) After: So much better! I’m not sure Tucker fully appreciated my efforts given that it was a little chilly that morning for a bath, but you know, the price of beauty and all that…
Homer’s Information Marge’s Information Homer & Marge arrived at The Fort Lauderdale Animal Care & Adoption Center on December 5th. Homer and Marge are stunning American Bulldogs
Like a baseball team, I try to build contenders. I try to build contenders from the hands (riders and horses) I am dealt. The kids and adults come to me with goals and aspirations, and I attempt to coach them into successful horsemen and hopefully winners
Friday, December 21 2012 by Editor
By Jan Westmark-Allan Miniature Horses from Gentle Carousel Miniature Horses are headed to Connecticut. This photo was a runner up in the Sidelines Magazine Horses & Holidays contest. We’ve all had our world’s rocked by the horrific school shootings in Connecticut last week.