EzPz Lemon Squeeze (Photo courtesy of New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program) Thoroughbred mare, EzPz Lemon Squeeze (Ez), is available for adoption from New Vocations’ Marysville, Ohio, facility. Adoption fee is $500.
Key Point (Photo courtesy of New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program) Thoroughbred gelding, Key Point (Key), is available for adoption from New Vocations’ Lexington, Kentucky, facility.
Wednesday, April 08 2015 by Editor
Thoroughbreds For All a Celebration of Racehorses in Second Careers Presented by New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program and Retired Racehorse Project Thoroughbreds For All, an event that showcases the versatility of the Thoroughbred horse, will once again be hosted at the conclusion of the dressage phase of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event on Friday, April 24. Hosted at New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program’s Lexington facility, West Wind Farm, the event will run from 5-9 p.m.
Thursday, September 04 2014 by Editor
Vaulting in action. Story and Photos By Darlene Ricker Vaulting doesn’t tend to get as much attention as the Olympic equestrian disciplines of Dressage, Eventing and Jumping, but let me tell you, it’s a beautiful sport to watch – especially at the level of performance this week at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy, France. These legions of strong and nimble vaulters, many of them still teenagers with tender self-images, are as dedicated as any of the combined drivers, and as fiercely competitive as the riders in the mounted disciplines.
Wednesday, September 03 2014 by Editor
Okay, we lost sleep, following the Jeux Equestres Mondiaux, the acronym WEG in English-speaking countries, but we’re going to be quirky (what else is new?) and refer to them as JEM – because the world championships are gems. In retrospect, now that the first week is complete and the US reining team earned all of the medals, one might question why our other teams didn’t do as well and medal somehow, some way, in eventing, dressage, paradressage and endurance… Well, listen up, because we’re only going to say this one time: to qualify and compete in the world championships is not easy – just getting there is a victory of sorts.
Wednesday, August 27 2014 by Editor
Win tickets to see the American Gold Cup! With the American Gold Cup will be here soon and Sidelines Magazine is honored to be able to give out five pairs of tickets to the American Gold Cup, held September 10-14 at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, New York. How do you win tickets?
Tuesday, August 26 2014 by Editor
A crew member for the US Endurance Team tends to My Wild Irish Gold, owned by Team veteran Valerie Kanavy and ridden by Kelsey Russell. By Darlene Ricker Photos by Darlene Ricker In the old days, tradition held that Sunday was a day of rest, and that’s exactly what the organizers of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy had in mind when they created the schedule of events.
Galloping your horse along the surf, water splashing up around you as the sun sets – it’s on any rider’s bucket list. As summer draws to an end, some beaches will once again open up to horses
Sunday, August 17 2014 by Editor
Lexington, KY – August 15 – Tori Colvin and Inclusive claimed victory in the Classic Hunter Round of the $180,040 USHJA International Hunter Derby Championship. Their scores of 92, 90 and 95 for a 289 total was unmatched after a field of 75 horses contested today’s course in the Kentucky Horse Park’s Rolex Stadium. Jimmy Torano, the busiest rider with eight mounts in the class, saved the best for last as he guided Mindful to second place with 90, 92 and 94 for 288 total points.
If your horse just has too much energy and is too excitable, your first impulse might be to put him on a calming supplement. But before you reach for that supplement bucket, there are a few other things that you should try first that can make a big difference in your horse’s energy levels