Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum and Malou Top an Impressive Jump-Off to Win the $50,000 HITS Grand Prix, Presented by Zoetis
Sunday, March 10 2013 by Editor
THERMAL, CA (March 4, 2013) – The $50,000 HITS Grand Prix, presented by Zoetis, won’t be easily forgotten. Fifty-five top horse-and-rider combinations took to Brazilian course designer Marina Azevedo’s course Sunday afternoon and 10 of the most competitive made it to one of the most exciting jump-offs yet this season, with the top four having less than a second to differentiate their time
As you continue to prepare for show season, chances are that you’re focusing on not only getting your horse back into shape, but in also bringing your own riding position back into top form.
Friday, February 15 2013 by Editor
Wellington, FL – February 14, 2013 - As Valentine’s Day welcomes in the roses, cards and candy, we all can enjoy the ones we love, or even imagine the ideal date with a celebrity. Look no further as the White, White West Party benefiting Horses Healing Hearts offers more than food, fun and entertainment at the Players Club on February 22, 2013.
Callan Solem Starts off Week IV at HITS Ocala with Two Top-Five Finishes in the $25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix
Saturday, February 09 2013 by Editor
OCALA, FL (February 7, 2013) – Callan Solem admits that she feels at home at HITS Ocala and she staged quite the homecoming today when she rode Torlando Group’s VDL Torlando to a win in the $25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix, presented by Zoetis . Solem of Glenmoore, Pennsylvania and VDL Torlando, of which she is part owner, topped 25 contenders over a course designed by Germany’s Olaf Petersen, Sr
Wednesday, February 06 2013 by Editor
If you watched the Super Bowl on Sunday – and even if you didn’t watch it – chances are that you’ve seen the Budweiser commercial that’s gone viral in the equestrian world since it first aired. The touching one-minute mini movie gives viewers a look into the bond between a Clydesdale colt and his breeder from birth right on through when the horse leaves the farm for training to become a member of Budweiser’s prided hitch-pulling team. The most poignant part of the commercial comes with the reunion of horse and breeder, and it’s a testament to the incredible bonds that can form between horse and human.
Wednesday, January 30 2013 by Editor
Wellington, FL-January 29, 2013 -Wellington Classic Dressage is proud to be the presenting sponsor of “Who Reins Supreme?,” a February 1 charity event at Palm Beach County Jim Brandon Equestrian Center benefiting the Equestrian Aid Foundation. “Who Reins Supreme?” fields teams of world-class equestrians from dressage, show jumping, hunter and polo, who will tackle a custom reining test of speedy spins and sliding stops
By Jan Westmark-Allan All kinds of wonderful things are happening with Sidelines – let me catch you up! We have started Sidelines TV with producer Robert Jordan! Pretty exciting. Check out his interview with Joseph Der of Der Dau Custom Boots and his interview with Nona Garson, the Olympic show jumper who is in Wellington for the season.
Friday, January 25 2013 by Editor
Wellington, Fl – January 24, 2013 - After a few tense moments, including a second inspection of Hans Peter Minderhoud’s Withney van ‘t Genthof, all 14 horses entered in World Dressage Masters (WDM) CDI5* Palm Beach were determined fit and ready to compete. One horse, Sentimiento I, who was to be ridden by Australia’s Nicholas Fyffe, was scratched before the jog. The jury, which was comprised of the foreign judge, the FEI veterinarian, and the president of the ground jury, evaluated the horses at today’s 11 a.m.
By Jan Westmark-Allan The Bit Blanket – an electric bit warmer – wrapped about Spirit’s bit. In one of our recent Sidelines Magazine Facebook contest, Bit Blanket – the electric bit warmer – gave away one of their Bit Blankets as a prize