Alexandra Ladove: A Star in the Ring & on the Big Screen By Taylor Renner Watching actors ride or play equestrians in movies can be both laughable and cringe-worthy. Hollywood is finally catching on, however, by casting real riders to portray these roles. Actress and equitation star Alexandra Ladove saddled up for her first major
Friday, February 20 2015 by SL Editor
By Katie Navarra The annual Pin Oak Charity Horse Show is a time-honored family tradition for the Hopson family of Houston, Texas. As a youth competitor, Courtney Hopson and her sisters never missed an opportunity to compete in the annual horse show fundraiser. In the years following her career as a junior rider, she has
Saturday, June 14 2014 by Editor
By Lauren R. Giannini Missy Clark believes in the basics: The first is proper position, because riders can’t function without correct form. Then she believes riders should understand the value of correct flatwork and the importance of consistent and thoughtful horsemanship. An experienced trainer with extensive hunter and jumper mileage of her own, Missy
By Kate Eagleton Cairo and I on his first day at East Wind Farms in Florida. He traveled all the way from Kentucky
Wednesday, December 04 2013 by Editor
New Show Series Offers Experience for Developing Horses and Riders Wellington, FL – November 28, 2013 – A new hunter, jumper and equitation, monthly, year-round show series will debut in Wellington on January 3-4 at Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in Wellington, FL.
By Alan Korotkin Editor’s Note: Alan is at a horse show and sent in his blog, but didn’t have access to a photo to go with it – so we picked out the photo. After you read his blog, hopefully you will agree that the photo fits. Thanks for this great lesson Alan – enjoy the read (and the ride) everyone - Everyone gets frightened at some point before they enter the riding ring, either because they are nervous about doing poorly, or they think they are going to fall off and crush themselves.
Tuesday, October 01 2013 by Editor
East Aurora, NY and Wellington, FL – October 1, 2013 – Charlotte Jacobs has kicked off the fall show season with a major victory, winning the ASPCA Maclay Regional Championship for Region 1 at the Fairfield Hunt Club in Fairfield, CT. After an over fences phase, a flat phase, and a final test, Jacobs received the top call from the judge for her efforts aboard Patrick.
Riders With Disabilities Earn Championships At 38th Annual Hampton Classic Riders in three divisions show their skills.
Tuesday, August 27 2013 by Editor
Bridgehampton, NY-Aug. 26, 2013- For the eighth consecutive year, the Hampton Classic hosted the championship finals for the Long Island Horse Show Series for Riders with Disabilities on Monday, with riders in three divisions competing for year-end titles.
Friday, May 24 2013 by Editor
Due to popular demand the Mid-Atlantic Equitation Festival, November 16-17, 2013 will be adding a new 2’6” Pre-Children’s /Adult division on Saturday with their Finals on Sunday for riders that have shown in Zones 2 & 3. Another new addition is a $100 cash award for the high scoring Thoroughbred Horse sponsored by the Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Awards program
Take a BIG Look at the Big Equitation Finals – Including the Pennsylvania National Horse Show & Southeast Medal Finals
Monday, October 29 2012 by Editor
By Jan Westmark-Allan Riding in the Big Equitation classes has long been a Big deal for junior riders. Many Big names in the show jumping world started their successful careers by winning Big Eq classes. In my blog yesterday I talked about Brianne Goutal and how she won the Big Eq classes in a Big way – by winning all four titles! It was Big news! So have you noticed my Big theme so far?