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.
If your horse just has too much energy and is too excitable, your first impulse might be to put him on a calming supplement. But before you reach for that supplement bucket, there are a few other things that you should try first that can make a big difference in your horse’s energy levels
Jake Miller, AJR and Sabrina Carpenter to join Fifth Harmony at Tween Brands Concert at The Classic Presented by Justice & Brothers:
Monday, August 11 2014 by Editor
Tickets on sale for The New Albany Classic Invitational Grand Prix & Family Day Presented by JPMorgan Chase & Co. Ohio’s camouflage-wearing and greasepaint covered “Millertary” can officially rejoice. Jake Miller, indie pop sensation AJR and singer/songwriter and star of Disney Channel’s hit show Girl Meets World , Sabrina Carpenter will join Fifth Harmony as performers in the Tween Brands Concert at The Classic, presented by Justice & Brothers
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
Are you envious of other horses at your barn with long, full tails? While some horses and breeds are genetically predisposed to having thinner tails than others, there are a number of ways you can encourage fuller, healthier tail growth on your horse. Start With Nutrition The quality of your horse’s coat and his tail hair are closely linked to his health and nutrition.
By Jan Westmark The book Sandsablaze is receiving rave reviews! I love to read and I love horses – so if I can combine both and read a great horse story then I am a happy camper. I just finished reading the book Sandsablaze, Grand Prix Greatness from Harrisburg to the Olympics , by Kimberly Gatto, and suffice it to say I am a very happy camper – even without the s’mores! Sandsablaze is a great ride through history. The book kicks off with a foreward by George Morris that is a fascinating look at what life was like in the show jumping world in the 1970s.
Monday, August 04 2014 by Editor
The horse world was vastly different in the early 20 th century.
If you have a horse who “gets fat on air” in your barn , then you are well acquainted with the “easy keeper.” Making sure that your easy keeper stays at a healthy weight can become a particular challenge during the summer, when pastures are lush. Need some help? Here are some ideas
Appaloosas roamed the Americas during the 19 th century. The Nez Perce Indians knew these horses well, and the horses were central to the Nez Perce Tribe
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