On the weeks we don’t have competitions I plan to do a “Meet Our Members” post so you can get to know all of our members and today Brendan Quinn is featured! Brendan is the only boy on the team and has been a huge help to me! He is always willing to help me with getting things done for the team and takes on responsibilities. Name: Brendan Quinn Year in school: Freshman Major: Business Management Hometown: Evans, Georgia Horse Name: “The Macallan” (Mac) Breed: Thoroughbred Age: 15 Level: Preliminary/Training Where do you keep your horse/Train with?: Fairwinds Farm-Lynn Coates-Holmes How did you start riding?: My mom introduced me to it not long after I was born Biggest riding accomplishment?: Eventing Gold Medal at the Novice Level/Top 10 Junior Horse and Rider pair in US at Novice in 2010 Biggest riding goal ?: To compete at the international level for the US Favorite phase in eventing?: Cross Country Why did you choose USC Aiken?: The Aiken horse community and the opportunity to compete Favorite thing about eventing?: The bond of trust it requires between horse and rider What was your reason for joining the eventing team?: To be part of something that was helping to grow our sport What are your hopes to get from being on the eventing team ?: Experiencing what it feels like to compete in a team competition
Yesterday was the schooling horse trials at Jumping Branch Farm. Hannah, Alexa and I attended the show. Hannah and Alexa had a great first outing.
It has been an exciting time for the USC Aiken eventing team! This semester we officially became recognized by the university as a club sport! There are only five club sports on campus with equestrian sports making up three of them. Also, this year we have 15 official members and have been gaining in numbers weekly
David Oliynyk and Generous Win $15,000 NEHJA 3’3″ Hunter Derby Finals at Fieldstone Summer Showcase II
Monday, August 26 2013 by Editor
Halifax, MA – August 23, 2013 - Under sunny skies and beautiful New England conditions the $15,000 NEHJA 3’3″ Hunter Derby Finals, presented by GGT Footing, featured the top horse and rider combinations from across the country. Besting a field of 40 competitors during the Fieldstone Summer Showcase II, David Oliynyk and Generous led the field from start to finish
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.
College Prep Invitational Grant winner Emma Karlson and her trainer Greta Avery from Cape Cod, Massachusetts give us the details on her journey to the Invitational.
Nan Martin of Experience-Essential-Oils.com and Lexie Using Essential Oils for People and their Animals Nan Martin of Experience Essential Oils, an internationally known intuitive, animal empath and energy healer will be presenting a groundbreaking essential oil training course for people and animals at Birchwood Farm, home of Mindful Connections in Westhampton, Massachusetts on November 17 and 18, 2012. The training class will offer live demonstrations and hands on training on several animals including dogs, cats, horses and goats. There is still time to register for this groundbreaking aromatherapy class. Nan has extensive expertise in the use of therapeutic essential oils in humans and animals as an intuitive and equestrian professional
Saturday, September 29 2012 by Editor
By Jan Westmark-Allan The Sidelines Horse Supermodel Contest was a smashing success.