Thursday, April 12 2018 by Editor
2018 Grant Application Deadline Is May 7 April 12, 2018 — Lexington, KY — USA Equestrian Trust ® announced today it has awarded more than $130,000 in grants to help fund equine-focused projects at 12 non-profits. The organizations receiving funding all submitted applications as part of the Trust’s 2017 application period. Since the inception of its grants program, the Trust has awarded nearly $2.1 million in grants
Canadian Artist Melinda Brewer By Katie Navarra Canadian-based artist Melinda Brewer has dedicated her life to chronicling the sport of polo and its most accomplished horses. She’s been honored with countless awards and her artwork has hung in galleries across North America and around the world. This year marks the fourth consecutive year she’s been
Thursday, March 19 2015 by Editor
HSUS logo When the Equine Protection Department of The Humane Society of the United States decided to host its first national event devoted to horses, several names for the event were suggested.
Tuesday, February 10 2015 by Editor
HSUS logo The Homes for Horses Coalition is a group of like-minded horse rescues and sanctuaries dedicated to ending horse slaughter and other forms of equine abuse, while promoting growth, collaboration and professionalism in the equine rescue and protection community. The Coalition was founded in 2007 and is supported by the Animal Welfare Institute, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and The Humane Society of the United States through the Jim and Jeannie Dodson Equine Protection Fund. The Homes for Horses Coalition is actively engaged in improving the lives of America’s equines by advancing the highest operating standards for equine rescue and retirement homes, promoting responsible horse ownership and facilitating communication and collaboration among equine welfare organizations.
Friday, December 19 2014 by Editor
HSUS logo Nothing compares to the special bond people can share with horses. So, it’s no wonder that many equestrians yearn for a horse to call their own, a familiar face peering over the stall door—ears pricked and muzzle outstretched for a treat—day after day.
Polo Gives Alex Ebel His Wings By Lauren R. Giannini Alex Ebel was 5 when he discovered Ralph Lauren’s signature line of polo shirts. Made from the softest pima cotton, they felt good against his sensitive skin and became a mandatory element in his daily attire. Now 18, Alex still wears Ralph Lauren polo
By Susan Friedland-Smith Back in July, my husband, Mark, who is now a budding equestrian, purchased a helmet in anticipation of his future riding “career.” I really had no idea he was planning on crossing over to the horse side. He’s more of a beach goer and skier. I knew something was up when he
HSUS logo At The Humane Society of the United States, we know that the majority of horses are happiest when they have jobs and are physically and mentally healthy enough to train in a discipline most suited to their body type, skills and personality. Not all horses are suited for all disciplines.
HSUS logo Every August, the performance Tennessee walking horse show industry crowns its World Grand Champion at the National Celebration, held in Shelbyville, Tenn.
By Taylor Renner It’s not often someone can transform their passions into their livelihood — even more rare is the selflessness to utilize those passions to give back to someone else. But this is exactly what Colorado artist Barbara Wright has accomplished. Barbara’s artistic career began as a child, drawing the Disney princesses she