Boston Pride Reigns as Ireland’s Paul O’Shea Brings $50,000 Fieldstone Grand Prix Victory and $25,000 Boston Strong Rider Bonus Home at the…
Sunday, August 18 2013 by Editor
Halifax, MA – August 17, 2013 – The luck of the Irish was with Paul O’Shea this afternoon at the Fieldstone Show Park as he piloted Instant Karma to the victory in the $50,000 Fieldstone Grand Prix, presented by Gallo Dark Horse Wine, Ocean Spray and Samuel Adams, narrowly beating Boston Bruins owner, Charlie Jacobs. Not only did O’Shea claim the win, but because of his back to back victories, he nailed down the inaugural $25,000 Boston Strong Rider Bonus check.
Prestigious Pin Oak Charity Horse Show Reports Record Donation of $200,000 in 2013 to Designated Children’s Charities
Sunday, August 18 2013 by Editor
HOUSTON, Texas (July 31, 2013) – Steeped in tradition and rich in history, the Pin Oak Charity Horse Show has lived its mission of helping children since 1945. The 68 th Pin Oak Charity Horse Show presented by Irish Day Farm was held during the last two weeks of March in 2013 and has yielded a record donation of $200,000 for its designated charities. Beneficiaries are Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston’s Ronald McDonald House Family Rooms, and Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Family Alliance.
Scott Stewart and Garfield Grab Top Honors in the USHJA International Hunter Derby Championship Classic Round
Saturday, August 17 2013 by Editor
Lexington, KY – August 16, 2013 -It really was déjà vu all over again for Scott Stewart.
Wednesday, August 14 2013 by Editor
Parker, CO – August 13, 2013 – Parker Adventist Hospital Dressage in the Rockies I, II and III, presented by Horseware Ireland and held at the picturesque Colorado Horse Park (CHP) Aug. 5-7, was the ideal opportunity for riders to earn points and qualifying scores for Regional Dressage Championships while enjoying the summer Colorado weather.
Monday, August 12 2013 by Editor
Lexington, KY- August 11, 2013 – Today’s 2013 United States Equestrian Federation Pony Medal Final was the perfect conclusion to a close to perfect week at the 2013 USEF Pony Finals for best friends Emma Kurtz and Olivia Woodson. Kurtz was extremely successful in the hunter divisions throughout the week, and today Woodson bested a field of nearly 190 riders to win the 2013 USEF Pony Medal Finals, while Kurtz finished in a close second. The equitation class, held in the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park, marked the final event at this year’s USEF Pony Finals
Carson City, NV – August 5, 2013 - Historically, the number 21 is related to celebration, whether it is for a 21st birthday or dealing blackjack at a casino. At the $25,000 Franktown Meadows International Hunter Derby, located just outside Reno, NV, it was fitting to have 21 fabulous horse and rider combinations. Course designer and show manager Phil Devita exclaimed, “This was a perfect number for a standalone derby of this magnitude.” Each horse and rider combination attempted round one of 13 fences and 4 options set at 4’3″.
Hampton Falls, NH – August 9, 2013 – In a rain shortened schedule on Friday at the Silver Oak Jumper Tournament in Hampton Falls, NH, Ramiro Quintana and his talented young jumper Bialda raced to his second victory in as many days, topping a field of just sixteen to win the 1.30m Jumpers Time First Round class on the grand prix field at the Silver Oak Equestrian Center. A not heavy, but steady rain fell throughout the day across New Hampshire and was forecast to end early this evening with clearing skies overnight
Buying your tack and equipment used can be a great way to cut costs. If you’re patient, you can find some excellent deals online or through tack shops offering consignment items.
Thursday, August 08 2013 by Editor
A little over a year ago I wrote a blog about my son and his initial show experiences. Since that time, he has graduated from a pony, to a horse, and most recently from a horse, to a more advanced HORSE
Adena’s Chance, aka “Chance” is a 16.1 hh Bay gelding. He is available in Marysville, OH for $500.