The Colorado Horse Park CCI ** / CCI*, Training and Novice 3-Day, National Horse Trials and Area IX Championships Come to a Close
Tuesday, August 26 2014 by Editor
Parker, Colo. – August 24, 2014 – The Colorado Horse Park CCI ** / CCI*, Training and Novice 3-Day, National Horse Trials and Area IX Championships came to a conclusion to day with show jumping in the derby field.
By Jan Westmark The book Sandsablaze is receiving rave reviews! I love to read and I love horses – so if I can combine both and read a great horse story then I am a happy camper. I just finished reading the book Sandsablaze, Grand Prix Greatness from Harrisburg to the Olympics , by Kimberly Gatto, and suffice it to say I am a very happy camper – even without the s’mores! Sandsablaze is a great ride through history. The book kicks off with a foreward by George Morris that is a fascinating look at what life was like in the show jumping world in the 1970s.
Friday, July 25 2014 by Editor
Del Mar, CA – July 20, 2014 - A host of talented equestrians came out to play on a crystal clear afternoon at the Showpark Summer Festival, closing out a busy week of competition. Twenty-seven entries vied for the top prize in the $30,000 Summer Festival Grand Prix, presented by Mary’s Tack & Feed, on an intricate course designed by Venezuela’s Leopoldo Palacios. Featuring a technical layout with many related distances that covered every corner of the Grand Prix Field, the course required accuracy and adherence to a set track and deliberately short distances.
Traverse City, MI – July 10, 2014 - When Kim Carey traveled to Europe to look for a new horse for client Michelle Carroll, they went with high hopes.
Wednesday, June 25 2014 by Editor
Carly Coles and Contessa, owned by Claire Parr $1,500 Marshall & Sterling Children’s Jumper Classic Winners Photo by Mary Adelaide Brakenridge Carly Coles: “I’m leasing Contessa for the summer from Claire Parr in Matt Cyphert’s barn.
Wednesday, June 18 2014 by Editor
June 17, 2014 — Lexington, KY — USA Equestrian Trust has awarded nearly $300,000 in grants to help fund more than a dozen projects by equine non-profits. Since the inception of the Trust’s grants program, the organization has awarded more than $1.8 million in grants. The projects funded as part of the grant application period ending in May were: AMERICAN MORGAN HORSE EDUCATIONAL CHARITABLE TRUST ($44,500) to develop an online home school module that teaches courses through horsemanship and to purchase online testing software, which can also be used in other programs.
Friday, June 13 2014 by Editor
Lexington, KY – June 12, 2014- The summer show season has begun and Castlewood Farm has hit the road running.
George Morris Summarizes Four Days of Work on the Flat and Over Fences to Prepare Riders For Final Day of 2014 Gladstone Program
Monday, June 09 2014 by Editor
Gladstone, NJ – May 24, 2014 – The fifth day of the George H. Morris Gladstone Program saw an abundance of auditors line the stands at the USET Foundation Headquarters at Hamilton Farm for the Saturday mounted sessions. The sessions this morning reviewed the previous four days of instruction, summarizing position, release over fences and exercises using classical dressage.
Victoria Colvin and Don Juan Strike Gold in $25,000 Hollow Creek Farm Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic at American Invitational
Saturday, April 12 2014 by Editor
Miami, FL – April 5, 2014 – A field of the nation’s top 20 riders gathered at Sun Life Stadium for the inaugural $25,000 Hollow Creek Farm Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic-earmarking a page in history as they set the stage for the 42nd American Invitational, presented by G&C Farms. Victoria Colvin was the only rider to lay down a double-clear effort, taking home the victory with Don Juan. Nicole Bellissimo and VDL Dogan rode to the second place, while Venezuela’s Emanuel Andrade was awarded third place.
Saturday, March 29 2014 by Editor
Wellington, Florida – Victoria Colvin emerged the winner of the fourth annual Artisan Farms Young Rider Grand Prix Series (AFYRGPS), presented by The Dutta Corp.