Kelley Farmer Wins 2013 WIHS Grand Hunter Championship and Leading Hunter Rider Award Gochman and Portela Are Grand Amateur-Owner Hunter…
Thursday, October 24 2013 by Editor
Washington, D.C. – October 23, 2013 – Day two of the 2013 Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) featured the presentation of championship honors in the professional and amateur-owner hunter divisions at Verizon Center in downtown Washington D.C
Touted as America’s most attended polo event, The Scottsdale Ferrari-Maserati Polo Championships: Horses and Horsepower is back for its third year Friday, November 1st and Saturday, November 2nd at the WestWorld of Scottsdale, Arizona Polo Fields. The three-match showdown, which drew more than 9,000 fans last year, has kicked the polo action into high gear bringing
Saturday, August 18 2012 by Editor
August 16, 2012 (Wellington, Fla.) – The U.S. Polo Association (USPA), the national governing body for the sport of polo, is continuing to accept applications for its Team USPA development program for 2013 through September 1. Polo players across the U.S., ages 18-23 years old, are eligible to apply to the prestigious program which provides one-of-a-kind mentoring, training and playing opportunities
4th Annual THJA College Equestrian Fair “Getting on Track” ‒ How to Become a Potential Candidate for a College Equestrian Team…and more! (Houston, TX) ‒ The Pin Oak Charity Horse Show is known as one of the largest and most prestigious horse shows in the country. With a legacy of 68 years of helping children, and a leader in giving, Pin Oak has donated more than $4.5 million to help build Texas Children’s Hospital’s Main and West Campuses. Seven years ago, Pin Oak created an educational field trip, inviting 1st and 2nd grade school children to the show for a “behind the scenes” barn tour to foster a passion for horses and excite young children about the world of equestrian sports.
Thursday, August 16 2012 by Editor
Silicon Valley audiences have flocked to Cavalia: A Magical Encounter Between Human and Horse since it galloped into town. After weeks of sold-out performances and overwhelming demand, this equestrian extravaganza has been extended one final time. Performed under the White Big Top at the intersection of Hwy 101 and 87 East on the 101 Tech campus site, across Hwy 101 from the San Jose Airport, Cavalia’s last San Jose performance will be August 26, 2012. Check future performance near you at www.cavalia.net Cavalia.
Wednesday, August 15 2012 by Editor
There is only one week left until closing day of the 2012 Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Bit of Britain, so be sure and send in your entry today! In three and a half weeks 500+ riders will be heading to Chattahoochee Hills in Fairburn, Georgia for the third and final year to try their best to be named National Champion for their level.
Holly Hugo-Vidal, who writes the “West Side Story” column for Sidelines Magazine, recently visited Del Mar Race Track and did a great photo journal of her “Day at the Races.” Holly captured part of the giant mural in the lobby of the Del Mar Race Track (can you spot any celebrities?) and then went to the stable area where she spotted a lone washing machine that is responsible for lots and lots of laundry! “I love the washing machine,” Holly said! She also discovered the best way to dry bandages if it’s a sunny California day! Photos by Holly Hugo-Vidal. Part of the mural in the lobby at the Del Mar Race Track. Del Mar Race Track shows off its California style with a multitude of palm trees Best thing to do on a sunny California day
Abigail McArdle, Shawn Casady and Charlotte Jacobs were on a roll at the 2012 North American Junior & Young Rider Championships in the Junior Show Jumping division this year. Abigail and Cosma 20 were the stars of the event, completing an incredible five clear rounds in just three days to capture the Gold Medal. It
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Friday, August 26 2011 by Editor
Boston, MA, August 25, 2011 : At the second annual Putnam Boston Equestrian Classic Preview Party, Bruins Principal, Charlie Jacobs made history aboard his mount Quidditch II after jumping the coveted 118-year-old Stanley Cup trophy on Boston Common today. It was a surprise to the enthusiastic and substantial crowd of spectators that had gathered to view this once-in-a-lifetime event. Mayor Menino and his staff were in attendance to support this historic occasion. The outdoor event was a preview to the main event taking place September 8 – 11, 2011 at the prestigious Myopia Hunt Club in Hamilton, MA. Charlie Jacobs, Principal of the Bruins aboard his mount Quidditch II, makes history by jumping the 118-year-old Stanley Cup to preview the Putnam Boston Equestrian Classic. Photo ©Glenn Kulbako of KulbakoPhoto.com Olympic Gold Medalist and native Bostonian, Peter Wylde flew in from a recent competition in Germany to add to the majesty of the show jumping component. “What an amazing event, the rain held off and Charlie surprised us all. Being home to jump on Boston Common was personally gratifying for me,” said Peter Wylde, Olympian. Other world-renowned equestrians that rode the course were two-time Olympic Medalist Leslie Burr Howard, international champion Schuyler Riley, up-and-coming talent Nick Della Joio and accomplished rider and trainer, Bill Lowry. The event benefited the Boston Park Rangers Mounted Unit, the equestrian troop responsible for policing the nine parks throughout the city known as the Emerald Necklace. Despite threats of rain and thunder storms, the event went off without a hitch and concluded with a successful fundraiser reception on the elegant Roof of the Taj Boston hotel honoring the Park Rangers. ______________________________ About the Putnam Boston Equestrian Classic: The 2011 Putnam Boston Equestrian Classic is an Olympic-caliber show jumping event that will be held from Thursday, September 8, through Sunday, September 11, 2011 at the Myopia Hunt Club in Hamilton, Massachusetts. For the second consecutive year, Putnam Investments will serve at the title sponsor for the event, which has a top prize of $50,000 for its showcase Grand Prix event, an increase from last year’s $30,000. The Putnam Boston Equestrian Classic is planning a 9/11 tribute with local firefighters, jousting, skydiving, cabaret singing, boutique shopping, ladies hat contest and the much anticipated, Patrons Luncheon