Are you envious of other horses at your barn with long, full tails? While some horses and breeds are genetically predisposed to having thinner tails than others, there are a number of ways you can encourage fuller, healthier tail growth on your horse. Start With Nutrition The quality of your horse’s coat and his tail hair are closely linked to his health and nutrition.
Tuesday, August 05 2014 by Editor
Asbury, NJ – August 4, 2014 - The Ridge at Riverview is pleased to announce that the hunter/jumper competition’s prize list is currently available online for the 2014 Summer Spectacular.
Saturday, August 02 2014 by Editor
Parker, CO – August 1, 2014 - The flashy Friesian Eeltsje F turns heads everywhere he goes, and he stole the spotlight today at the Colorado Horse Park’s Dressage in the Rockies I. Nicole Glusenkamp rode him to a score of 66.9 percent to secure the win in the Grand Prix Open. According to Glusenkamp, the 13-year-old stallion, who is owned by Paula Marsh of Wyning Edge Friesians in Boerne, TX, loves showing off for the crowd
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
Thursday, July 31 2014 by Editor
Beach riding is one of the many percs to showing at the Charleston Summer Classic The Classic Company sm just wrapped up its biggest Charleston Summer Classic since returning to Charleston eight years ago. Record entries and stalls, perfect weather and non-stop party action is how the show will go down in the record books. The overall sentiment was, ‘I’m having so much fun, I don’t want to leave.’ The Unbridled Affair sponsored by the Seabrook Island Beach Club included an open bar, live band and delectable local favorite food.
The first day of classes is closely approaching in a few weeks but members of the USC Aiken Eventing Team are still very active! Manon Quilodran competed at the Maryland HT at Loch Moy Farm II in Area 2 on July 18th. She competed her OTTB gelding, Orison, in one of the training divisions. The pair started the day with a 39.60 in dressage
When you were young did your riding instructor encourage you to watch the lessons of older, more experienced riders? Watching experienced riders is a popular way to learn about desirable riding techniques. But have you ever considered that you can learn from younger, less experienced riders too?
Thursday, July 17 2014 by Editor
Las Vegas, Nevada – July 16, 2014 - Tickets for the 2015 FEI World CupTM Finals in Las Vegas are now on sale to the general public. The FEI World CupTM Finals return to Las Vegas, April 15-19, 2015, marking the Finals’ first time in the U.S.
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.
While you’ve likely heard of the Australian Stock Horse, did you know that there’s another breed that was hugely influential to Australia’s development? The Waler, a lesser-known breed, proved itself to be a phenomenal cavalry horse during the 20 th century.