On Sunday I trailered Tucker over to Alicia’s for a jumping lesson and he was such a good boy. I had a discussion with a friend recently about cross-training or doing different things with your horse, and we agreed that while you can’t have a top level show horse who also trail horse and also a dressage horse, you can do lots of different types of riding and activities and end up with an all-around awesome horse who is fun to ride no matter what you’re doing
Tuesday, October 29 2013 by Editor
Del Mar, CA - October 27, 2013 - Wrapping up the very last day of the Del Mar International Horse Show, there was still plenty of excitement to be had as the GGT Footing Grand Prix Series Final got underway. Sixty-five horse and rider pairs entered this class to battle it out for top honors today, and sixteen made it to the jump off.
Braeburn Equestrian Center Hosted “Cocktails in the Country”, A Presentation of the Old Chatham Hunt Club Hounds
Thursday, October 24 2013 by Editor
Braeburn Equestrian Center hosted “Cocktails in the Country” on October 19, 2013 at 5pm. Patricia Jon Salerno, huntsman for the Old Chatham Hunt Club, made a presentation of the hounds, accompanied by Mary Conmee. The enthusiastic crowd enjoyed learning about the hound pack, based in Old Chatham, NY. Since 1930, the Old Chatham Hunt Club has hunted the rolling countryside of Columbia County.
Wednesday, October 23 2013 by Editor
WELLINGTON, FL-Oct. 22 2013—-The Polo School At Grand Champions will host the inaugural ProKidz Junior Polo Tournament Saturday at 4 p.m.
Friday, October 18 2013 by Editor
Last May, the Virginia Gold Cup races at Great Meadow in The Plains, Virginia, launched pari-mutuel betting. According to the record crowd of spectators, it was standing room only at the betting kiosks scattered around key areas at the gorgeous venue in The Plains, Virginia.
Schleese Saddlery, long known as a significant player in the dressage saddle market, and specializing in saddles made specifically for women, has now ventured into the hunter/jumper market with its revolutionary Jeté saddle. The word Jeté comes from the French and in its verb form (jeter) simply means “to jump”. Jeté itself is a noun and means ‘the Jump’ – in ballet the term “Grand Jeté” connotates a classical leap high in the air in full split extension
Lillie Keenan Wins Pessoa/ US Hunter Seat Equitation Medal Finals At Pennsylvania National Horse Show
Tuesday, October 15 2013 by Editor
Harrisburg, PA – October 13, 2013 – Lillie Keenan, of New York, NY, topped a field of 234 starters today, winning the coveted Pessoa/ US Hunter Seat Equitation Medal in the Final riding CLEARWAY at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show. Lillie Keenan wins Pessoa/US Hunter Seat Equitation Medal Final “I’m very, very excited!”, exclaimed Keenan. “To have won this title after coming second last year means the world to me”
Saturday, October 12 2013 by Editor
Ankum, Germany—Lisa Wilcox and Pikko del Cerro HU began their first European training and competition tour together in style last weekend at the CDN Hagen.
Friday, October 11 2013 by Editor
The hunter competition proved tough on opening day, but it was Victoria Colvin, of Loxahatchee, FL, who stood out and proved why she is a formidable opponent in the hunter ring, winning a total of five classes. In the Small Junior Hunter 15 & Under Division, Colvin’s beautiful rounds aboard Dr
Monday, October 07 2013 by Editor
Patton and Twisther Clear for Victory in North American Junior/Amateur Jumper Challenge, Foster, Sommers, Farish, and Pilla Win Tricolors FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Upper Marlboro, MD – October 5, 2013 – Saturday of Capital Challenge Horse Show highlights the country’s young rider talent with championships for pony, junior and children’s pony hunters. The Grand Pony Hunter Championship was awarded to Madeline Schaefer on Armani. Ashley Foster on Sin City and Samantha Sommers riding Small Affair picked up the top tricolors in the Small and Large 16-17 Hunters, respectively, while Sienna Pilla was the Children’s Hunter Pony division champion