The Texas Shoot-Out Horse Show at the Texas Rose Horse Park had a big crowd and big weather. On Thursday the Texas Pre Green Super Stake and USHJA Pre Green Incentive Stake got under way with Forest Hill Farm’s XOXO (pictured below), ridden by Peter Pletcher, taking the blue ribbon in both. Peter also took second with Sue Lightner’s Sandriano and third went to Redding Ridge owned by Teriann Miller and ridden by Will Roberts
By Katie Navarra Aboard a wooden rocking horse stabled in the waiting room of his father’s pediatrician office, Martin David Cohen spent hours with his “first horse.” Alternating between the rocking horse and a smaller rocking donkey, Martin tallied hours in the saddle. “I rode, or rocked, until they were almost off the ground,” he reminisced.
Tuesday, July 23 2013 by Editor
For almost three centuries, July has been a prime month for barn raisings in Amish and old order Mennonite communities in North America.
Tuesday, July 02 2013 by Editor
Would You Like To Design A Hunter Derby Course? Then Enter the Sidelines Magazine – Charleston Summer Classic “Design A Hunter Derby Course” Contest Sidelines Magazine and the Charleston Summer Classic Horse Show are teaming up to give one lucky winner the chance to design a Hunter Derby course at the Charleston Classic Week II at Mullet Hall Equestrian Center on Johns Island in South Carolina
Summer brings with it the excitement of horse camps – perhaps you’re running one yourself this year. Camps are a great way to provide young riders with a fun, safe introduction to horses, but there’s only so much time that they can spend in the saddle. Have you started to brainstorm activities to keep campers entertained while they’re not riding?
Previously we discussed the importance of looking at all your options (both now and in the future) when designing your barn . In fact, you may need to expand the idea of just building a barn and look at building a “facility” – barn, arena, turnout, storage, parking, etc
Tuesday, March 19 2013 by Editor
Mount Holyoke College Equestrian Center in South Hadley, Massachusetts and their dressage team will host over 100 riders from more than 20 colleges and universities throughout the United States at the Intercollegiate Dressage Association’s 12th annual National Championship on April 27th and 28th. Four-member teams and individuals in each of the IDA’s four divisions–Introductory Level, Lower Training Level, Upper Training Level and First Level–are chosen from the approximately 600 student riders representing 55 colleges and universities across 9 regions of the US and Canada.
Merrill Lynch Team International Takes Home Quadrille Title at 2013 Challenge of the Americas Presented by SSG Gloves
Tuesday, March 12 2013 by Editor
Wellington, FL – March 10, 2013 - Merrill Lynch Team International bested Purina Team USA in a thrilling battle for the title of quadrille champions at the 11th Challenge of the Americas Presented by SSG Gloves, held on Saturday evening at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center.