Multi-Olympian Eventer Joins Kenny Rice for Coverage of the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping The Plains, Virginia, USA. August 6, 2014. Multi-Olympian Karen O’Connor will be providing the expert commentary for NBC’s coverage of the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping from Aachen. The program will air on the NBC Sports Network on Saturday, August 9, 2014 from 6-7pm Eastern. O’Connor joins veteran sportscaster Kenny Rice, who provides the play-by-play commentary of the action from the Aachen Grand Prix
Saturday, August 02 2014 by Editor
Pagosa Springs, CO- (July 30, 2014)– Dressage training is systematic and based on the classical training scale, but often it is a complex task for riders to assimilate the training scale into their day-to-day riding programs.
Thursday, July 31 2014 by Editor
Beach riding is one of the many percs to showing at the Charleston Summer Classic The Classic Company sm just wrapped up its biggest Charleston Summer Classic since returning to Charleston eight years ago. Record entries and stalls, perfect weather and non-stop party action is how the show will go down in the record books. The overall sentiment was, ‘I’m having so much fun, I don’t want to leave.’ The Unbridled Affair sponsored by the Seabrook Island Beach Club included an open bar, live band and delectable local favorite food.
Monday, July 28 2014 by Editor
COLUMBIA, S.C. – University of South Carolina head coach Boo Major announced on Friday the hiring of Hillary Dobbs as the Gamecocks’ new hunt seat coach.
By Jan Westmark Franco Tucci is the real deal. An Italian bootmaker. A master- craftsman. A designer. His love of fabulous footwear is rooted in his genetic makeup — passed down to him from his father who became a shoemaker’s apprentice in a small Italian village when he was just a child. Franco was born
Friday, July 11 2014 by Editor
Lake Placid, NY–July 10, 2014–On Sunday, July 6, the Lake Placid Horse Shows hosted their 22nd Annual Doggie Costume Contest, a popular competition at the show. All people with leashed dogs in costume were admitted to the horse show free of charge, and the contestants from the horse show and the local community took center stage in a special ring set up near the horse show’s Richard M. Feldman Grand Prix Field. The contest co-sponsors, Animal Planet and The Brown Dog Café & Wine Bar, presented the awards to this year’s “top dogs.” All canine contestants went home with a special event bag of doggie treats! Rascal, a 4-year-old Shetland Sheepdog owned by Bruno Freeman of Bloomingdale, NY, took top honors as “China Dog.” Rascal received 4 scores of a perfect 10 with only one judge giving him an 8.5.
Valiant’s Legacy Lives On with the Valiant Human-Animal Bond Award During the American Horse Publications’ Annual Award
Thursday, July 03 2014 by Editor
South Daytona, FL – July 1, 2014 - The relationship between horse and human is one that has held strong throughout the centuries. For Jeanette Sassoon of PoloGear®, one horse tugged at her heartstrings more than most: a blind dressage horse named Valiant.
Tuesday, July 01 2014 by Editor
Adrienne Lyle-photo credit to SusanJStickle.com July 1, 2014 – The Dressage Foundation has announced that Adrienne Lyle is the recipient of the 2014 Patsy Albers Award, established in 2012 in special remembrance of Patsy. The $500 award provides financial support for continuing education and training to a High Performance rider.
George H. Morris Gladstone Program at Annali-Brookwood Farm Completed As Riders and Program Developers Eagerly Move Forward
Tuesday, July 01 2014 by Editor
Antioch, IL – June 30, 2014 - The George H. Morris Gladstone Training Session at Annali-Brookwood Farm, organized by Diane Carney has come to a close, but riders who participated in the session are more motivated than ever to take the next steps to get on a team USA list. The six-day training session included daily riding sessions with Morris and afternoons packed with industry experts who shared their knowledge with the ten riders who were hand picked by Morris
“Little Horses Do Big Jobs” – Sidelines Story by Lauren R. Giannini Wins Alltech A+ Journalism Award
Monday, June 23 2014 by Editor
By Lauren R. Giannini During the recent tornadoes in Moore, Oklahoma, Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy horses found themselves both the heroes and the victims. When disaster stuck, the little horses remained calm while founders Debbie and Jorge Garcia-Bengochea made a decision that would result in renewing hope to a town that had nearly lost