Your barn is supposed to be a safe place where your horse can live comfortably, but barns also often contain many health hazards you might not be aware of. Since your horse may be spending more time indoors during the summer to escape the bugs and the heat, now is a perfect time to evaluate your barn to make sure that it is truly a safe place for your horse to be
I couldn’t count the amount of time I have been asked “You really stay in Aiken during the summer?”. Many of the snow birds have no idea what Aiken is like in the summer and are baffled by the idea of riding in 90 degree weather every day from around May to about October! Despite the many beliefs, there is a lot to do in Aiken during the summer! Yes it may not be as busy and all the Olympians might not be here but summer in Aiken has been something that myself and others have learned to love. So here is a list of what us Aikenites do in the summer! We take a break! In Aiken we can pretty much keep our horses going all year long! However, we all know that’s not fair to our ponies.
Saturday, July 05 2014 by Editor
Parker, CO – July 3, 2014 - Consistency is crucial for success in the hunter ring, especially when the horses are required to jump several courses over multiple days. In a sea of many capable professional hunters, one particular bay gelding captured the judge’s eye
Friday, July 04 2014 by Editor
Spooner Makes It Three in a Row For Immediate Release Lauren Fisher for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. Calgary, AB, Canada – June 28, 2014 – The ‘Canada One’ Tournament at Spruce Meadows continued on Saturday featuring the $33,500 McDaniel & Associates Cup 1.55m with a win for Ireland’s Darragh Kenny and Alpha VDL. The small margin of six one-thousandths of a second separated Kenny from second place finisher Kirsten Coe (USA) aboard Czardas 30
If you’re an Arabian fan, there’s only one place to be during June: the Egyptian Event held at Kentucky Horse Park. Now in its 34 th year, the Egyptian Event showcases the Egyptian Arabian. This year’s event was held from Tuesday, June 3 rd through Saturday, June 7 th
Thursday, June 19 2014 by Editor
Parker, CO – June 18, 2014 - Hannah Holik and Czech Mate LLC’s Cupido de Laubry were on fire as Summer in the Rockies III kicked off today. They raced through a speedy jump-off round and earned first place in the $2,500 Open Jumper 1.40m.
Heading out on the trails is a great way to enjoy a summer day.
Tuesday, June 17 2014 by Editor
Jacksonville, FL – June 16, 2014 - Last year’s Southeast Medal Finals, launched the Parent Lead Line Class, a fun new class and an opportunity for parents to have their moment in the spotlight in the coliseum at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center.
Why is it that some horse shows seem to fall on the hottest days of the summer? Keeping both yourself and your horse cool in the summer heat can be a challenge, but we’ve got some tips to help you cool off.
Tuesday, May 20 th - The 2014 Atlanta Spring Challenge Horse show came to a close this past Sunday. The event in its 11 th year had its biggest turnout to date. The show again took place at the famed Georgia International Horse Park May 14 th -18 th home of the equestrian portion of the 1996 Olympic Games. JP Godard and his Equus Events team handled the managing duties. Gold sponsors of this year’s event included Fenwick Equestrian, Dietrich and Company Equine Insurance, The Tack Room, Reflections Farm, and DFG Stables. The Tack Room of Camden, SC presented this year’s daily continental breakfast throughout the event. Hospitality has always been a key element at the Atlanta Spring Challenge and this year was no exception. Exhibitors, trainers, and spectators alike were treated to daily ring hospitality, an ice cream party, as well as an exhibitor’s dinner Friday evening sponsored by the 2014 Hospitality Sponsors. This year’s sponsors were; Booth Parker, Black Ankle Farms, The Atlanta Hunt Club, DFG Stables, Finally Farm, Liz Tarumianz, The Meadow Hill Stables, Proof of the Pudding, Reflections Farm, The Tack Room, and The Marketplace. DFG Stables presented this year’s annual Preakness Party on Saturday evening and The Meadow Hill Farm and the Porath Family sponsored a farewell pizza party Sunday afternoon.