Monday, August 04 2014 by Editor
The horse world was vastly different in the early 20 th century.
If you have a horse who “gets fat on air” in your barn , then you are well acquainted with the “easy keeper.” Making sure that your easy keeper stays at a healthy weight can become a particular challenge during the summer, when pastures are lush. Need some help? Here are some ideas
When the temperature climbs over 90° and the humidity is high, sometimes it’s best not to ride your horse. And while not being able to ride is disappointing, the day doesn’t have to be a total loss. There are many ways to continue moving forward with your horse even when you can’t be in the saddle.
Chester Weber in Saturday’s Marathon (Shannon Brinkman Photo) Aachen, Germany - A fantastic four-in-hand driving season for American star Chester Weber got even better on Saturday with a hard-earned win at CHIO Aachen. The CAIO4* field full of international talent and former world champions, and the crowd of spectators at the historic show, made the weekend’s win one of the biggest of Weber’s career
Hills on your property can be a great training and conditioning tool, and there are various ways to use hills to your advantage when riding and conditioning your horse . Here are a few tips so that you can put hills to work for you. Keep Safety First Hills help to condition your horse and develop his muscles in strength, but they are only safe if approached correctly.
Nobody likes finding ticks on their horses, but if you live in the Northeast part of the country, ticks carry with them an added risk: Lyme disease. If you’ve ever had to treat your horse for Lyme disease you know how difficult it can be. Is your horse at risk for Lyme disease and if so, what can you do to prevent it?
Great Meadow Foundation in The Plains, VA will host the WEG PREP TRIAL , a mandatory outing for the USA 3-Day Team and the alternates, plus a couple of Canada’s WEG-team members, July 26-27.
If you have your own barn and a few empty stalls , it might be tempting to open your facility up to boarders. Bringing in boarders has some advantages, in that it can bring in some money and will create more activity at your barn. But should you take on boarders?
Ebeling Withdraws Rafalca from CDI4 Aachen and Contention for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games U.S. Dressage Team
Monday, July 14 2014 by Editor
Lexington, Ky. - Jan Ebeling has withdrawn Beth Meyer, Ann Romney, and Amy Ebeling’s Rafalca from the CDI4* Aachen and contention for the 2014 Alltech FEI World “With mixed emotions, we regretfully announce that Rafalca will relinquish her bid for the WEG team in Normandy. We will be cheering on Team USA from the sidelines, with so many new horses and riders on the forefront,” said Ebeling.
Friday, July 11 2014 by Editor
Lake Placid, NY–July 10, 2014–On Sunday, July 6, the Lake Placid Horse Shows hosted their 22nd Annual Doggie Costume Contest, a popular competition at the show. All people with leashed dogs in costume were admitted to the horse show free of charge, and the contestants from the horse show and the local community took center stage in a special ring set up near the horse show’s Richard M. Feldman Grand Prix Field. The contest co-sponsors, Animal Planet and The Brown Dog Café & Wine Bar, presented the awards to this year’s “top dogs.” All canine contestants went home with a special event bag of doggie treats! Rascal, a 4-year-old Shetland Sheepdog owned by Bruno Freeman of Bloomingdale, NY, took top honors as “China Dog.” Rascal received 4 scores of a perfect 10 with only one judge giving him an 8.5.