Friday, June 07 2013 by Editor
SAUGERTIES, NY (June 3, 2013) – Agatha D’Ambra couldn’t wipe an excited smile off her face Sunday as she waited patiently to take a victory gallop aboard Trade Winds Farm’s Udiana. The Rexford, New York professional and her 12-year-old Dutch Warmblood mare jumped to a $22,500 payday in the $75,000 HITS Grand Prix, presented by Zoetis , at HITS Saugerties this weekend.
Tuesday, June 04 2013 by Editor
Performers at Arabian Nights in Orlando, Florida.
Friday, May 17 2013 by Editor
Halifax, MA – May 15, 2013 – The first day of the Fieldstone Spring Festival welcomed the top riders in the nation to the new and improved Fieldstone Show Park. After an overhaul, the Fieldstone Show Park kicked off the first day of the weeklong show with thrilling hunter and jumper competition
Friday, May 17 2013 by Editor
North Salem, NY – May 15, 2013 – The Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Show continued in its second week with today’s competition and presentation for the Grand Hunter Championship. Mariano, the champion of the Green Conformation division, scored the most points for the top title with rider Sandy Ferrell for owner Stephanie Riggio. Winston and Brooke Baldwin-deGrazia rode Winston to the win in the $1,000 USHJA Pre-Green Incentive class.
By Dani Moritz When Jeanette Sassoon bred her black Dutch stallion, Valiant, to her newly acquired mare, Caprice, she named the foal Valiant. Little did she know at that time just how much he would embody his name. Born on the wild side, Valiant always had an exuberant spirit. When he was only two-years-old,
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Thursday, May 09 2013 by Editor
Having fun in the paddock with white plastic From Fear to Curiosity to Confidence When fear is reduced, curiosity surfaces. Curiosity is essential to stimulate learning. However, curiosity is not enough to build confidence, but rather the first step to a mentally healthy horse.
Wednesday, May 01 2013 by Editor
By Marissa L. Quigley As horse lovers, we spend our childhoods doodling horses and cantering around the house. For most of us, this obsession is amiably tolerated by our families. They politely smile and pretend to understand when our idea of pleasant dinner conversation consists of stories about lead changes and the cutest
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Thursday, April 25 2013 by Editor
Syracuse, New York-April 25, 2013—351 of the nation’s leading middle school and high school equestrians competed at The New York State Fairgrounds April 19-21 for the Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) National Finals sponsored by Dover Saddlery and the American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA). The finalists represented 889 teams and over 8,000 student-riders from eight zones throughout the United States. Individuals and teams participated in multiple competitions during the 2012-2013 regular season shows, regional and zone finals to qualify for the IEA National Finals competition
Wellington, Florida – Canadian Olympian David Marcus of Campbellville, ON, wrapped up a highly successful winter season with a bronze medal performance as part of Team Canada 1 in the CDIO3* Wellington Nations’ Cup held April 11 to 14 as part of the Adequan Global Dressage Festival at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, FL. Riding Don Kontes, a 13-year-old Swedish Warmblood gelding owned by Deborah Kinzinger Miculinic, Marcus put in an exciting performance in the Grand Prix on Friday, April 12 to help lead Canada to the podium.
Monday, April 15 2013 by Editor
We ran in to the Florida Gulf Coast Equestrian Team at the American Invitational in Tampa, Florida. I always love to catch up teams everywhere I can as they are really the backbone of the sport here in the United States.