Friday, August 15 2014 by Editor
Bridgehampton, NY – August 14, 2014 - The 39 th annual Hampton Classic Horse Show returns to Bridgehampton, NY, starting with The Atlantic Opening Day on Sunday, August 24. The Classic, which runs August 24-31, features world-class show jumping competition, as well as magnificent shopping and a variety of entertainment attractions. The highlight of the Classic’s The Atlantic Opening Day is the $50,000 Clear Channel Hunter Der b y, presented by MeadowView Farms, which will take place at noon in the Classic’s famed Gran d Prix Field. The Derby follows the adorable SeaAire leadline classes, jud ged by Olympic gold medalist Joe Fargis, which feature riders as young as 2 years old. In addition, traditional Local Hunter Divisions will include the Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists Professional Division, the Revco Local Junior Hunter division, and the Local A mateur-Owner division, all open to horses that make their home on Long Island. “The Atlantic Opening Day activities set the Classic off on a great foot,” said Shanette Barth Cohen, Executive Director of the Hampton Classic. “Our local Long Island exhibitors get their chance to take center stage and spectators are able to see top level hunters in action!” Kids will not b e l eft out of the O pening Day fun wit h m an y activities taking place in the Kids Tent! Cookie decorating with gourmet market, Citarella, live animals from Long Island Livestock Co., and activities with Church Street School for Music & Art will all be taking place throughout the day.
Facebook has taken over the horse world for better or worse. (For better: A) A. You can see what your friends have won at that special event.
“Dreamer” by Barbara Wright Get your cameras ready for Sidelines Magazine’s amateur photo contest! Send us your equestrian-themed photograph for a chance to win a beautiful canvas print from artist Barbara Wright called “Dreamer.” The winner will also have their photo published in Sidelines Magazine . In addition to the overall winner, selected honorable mentions will also be featured in the magazine. All entrants will also receive a free digital subscription to Sidelines Magazine
Zone Team 1/9 Win Junior Division Team Gold and Zone 3 Dominates Young Rider Division for the Win in the Adequan FEI North American Junior & Young…
Friday, July 25 2014 by Editor
Lexington, KY-July 19, 2014-The 2014 Adequan FEI NAJYRC Show Jumping Championship, presented by the United States Hunter Jumper Association, w elcomed 65 athletes ages 14 to 21 from Canada, the Dominican Republic, Mexico and the United States to the Kentucky Horse Park for four days of team and individual competition. After an individual warm-up on Thursday, Friday’s competition focused on teams with a Nation’s Cup-style format
ATTENTION OTTB LOVERS! New Vocations has several wonderful Thoroughbreds currently available for adoption that would make excellent riding partners in a variety of disciplines for all riding levels. This is the perfect time of year to start training your next riding partner! For more information on our horses currently available for adoption please visit: www.newvocations.org New Vocations Ohio Facility Grand Piano Man Grand Piano Man - 7 yr old, 16.2hh gelding – has an uphill build, nice even rhythm, self-carriage and high energy. SUITABLE FOR ANY DISCIPLINE! Adoption fee: $ 700 http://www.horseadoption.com/horseprofiles/grand-piano-man/ Affair To Remember Affair To Remember - 8 yr old, 15.3hh mare – smart, forward thinking, forward moving and has already started to show a talent for jumping. SUITABLE FOR ANY DISCIPLINE! Adoption fee: $ 300 http://www.horseadoption.com/horseprofiles/affair-to-remember/ Driller Man Driller Man - 13 yr old, 16 1/2hh gelding – picks up his shoulders and floats across the ring; could be quite an impressive Dressage prospect. SUITABLE FOR ANY DISCIPLINE! Adoption fee: $ 5 00 http://www.horseadoption.com/horseprofiles/driller-man/ New Vocations Kentucky Facility Zellers Zellers - 5 yr old, 16.2hh gelding – brave, classy, gentle & willing under saddle; enjoys trail riding and hanging out with people
Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation mourns the loss of the great show jumping mare Sapphire who died on June 22, 2014 following complications from colic.
Wednesday, June 18 2014 by Editor
June 17, 2014 — Lexington, KY — USA Equestrian Trust has awarded nearly $300,000 in grants to help fund more than a dozen projects by equine non-profits. Since the inception of the Trust’s grants program, the organization has awarded more than $1.8 million in grants. The projects funded as part of the grant application period ending in May were: AMERICAN MORGAN HORSE EDUCATIONAL CHARITABLE TRUST ($44,500) to develop an online home school module that teaches courses through horsemanship and to purchase online testing software, which can also be used in other programs.
Kenny Continues Dream of a Week, Azcarraga Is Best In Winning Round at Spruce Meadows ‘National’ Tournament, Presented by ROLEX
Saturday, June 07 2014 by Editor
Calgary, AB, Canada – June 6, 2014 – Ireland’s Darragh Kenny continued a stellar week at the ‘National’ Tournament, presented by ROLEX, when he won the $35,000 Encana Cup 1.45m with Picolo.
Mickie Sage Pilots Harlu to the Blue in the USHJA National Hunter Derby at Spring Warm-Up II at Colorado Horse Park
Monday, May 26 2014 by Editor
Parker, CO – May 8, 2014 – The $2,500 USHJA National Hunter Derby and the Mini Prix both were set to run at the same time during Spring Warm-Up II at the Colorado Horse Park. Professional Mickie Sage planned to compete horses in both classes putting her a little under the gun
It’s been a very long time since I watched or participated in a Lead Line Class (my daughter is now 30) so I made a special effort to be on hand the other afternoon (NOT BEFORE 1:00, as the posted schedule stated) at The Devon Horse Show, Devon, Pennsylvania. For many, this class of miniature people and miniature horses is the highlight of the weekend