The Virginia Horse Center Foundation, in partnership with the VHCF Equestriennes, is pleased to announce the 2013 Barn Tour, which will take place on Saturday, October 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Middlebrook and Staunton
Wednesday, August 07 2013 by Editor
WASHINGTON – July 31, 2013 – As competition heats up around the country this summer, the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) would like to remind competitors that there are still many opportunities for horses and riders to earn points for the 2013 year-end championships. The WIHS qualifying period runs from shows starting on or after Sept. 1, 2012, through shows starting on or before Aug
Thursday, June 27 2013 by Editor
Special “Battle in the Saddle” Event to Support Caisson Platoon Equine Assisted Program at Ft.Belvoir Washington, D.C. (June 26, 2013) – Great Meadow Polo Club is set to host the 19 th annual Military Appreciation Night on June 29 in The Plains, Va., benefitting the Caisson Platoon Equine Assisted Program at Ft.
Thursday, June 13 2013 by Editor
Fifteen-year-old Lillie Keenan and Pumped Up Kicks jump to first grand prix win SAUGERTIES, NY (June 10, 2013) – Lillie Keenan and Pumped Up Kicks were pumped up just enough Sunday afternoon to win the $125,000 Purina Animal Nutrition Grand Prix, presented by Zoetis . The 15-year-old rider and Chansonette Farm, LLC’s Pumped Up Kicks closed out three weeks of spring shows at HITS-on-the-Hudson with the only double clear of the day, cracking the code to Canadian designer Danny Foster’s track. The pair started competing together at the start of the winter circuits in Florida this year and Sunday marked the first grand prix victory for both.
Tuesday, June 11 2013 by Editor
Upperville, Virginia – Venezuela’s Angel Karolyi braved the wet weather to claim victory aboard Amigo in the $75,000 Upperville Jumper Classic on Sunday, June 9, at the Upperville Colt and Horse Show in Upperville, Virginia. Karolyi and Amigo, a nine-year-old Zangersheide gelding, topped a starting field of 27 horse and rider combinations to capture the win over a course that left many struggling. Not a single rider completed the first round fault-free, with 10 opting to retire.
Hi Everyone – Sidelines is pleased to welcome Rachel Cline as our summer intern! Rachel lives in Virginia, but attends college at SMU – and here is her story she wrote for the June issue of Sidelines. Welcome Rachel – it’s going to be a great summer!! – Jan Westmark-Allan SMU Campus By Rachel Cline During my first visit to Southern Methodist University, I had an overwhelming sense of being home
Wednesday, May 15 2013 by Editor
Fairfield, CT — (May 14, 2013) – Only twice in the 40-year history of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association National Championships have two hunter seat teams tied for the Collegiate Cup overall high point title: 1980, when Southern Seminary College tied with SUNY Stony Brook, and 1989, when Colby-Sawyer College tied with Pennsylvania State University. Add 2013 to that short list. St
Rolex Kentucky offered drama and surprises today, but that’s pretty much to be expected. After day one of dressage, Andrew Nicholson (NZL) and Calico Joe held their lead on 40.8 penalty points.
Thursday, April 25 2013 by Editor
Why is it so challenging to get sorted out with deadlines and pack for Rolex without a lot of last minute insanity and assorted crazy moments? Well, perhaps because Rolex is, quite simply, one of the greatest (horse) shows on earth! This four-star equestrian triathlon of dressage, cross-country and show jumping is an exciting three-phase test of horse and rider. We’re looking forward to a completely unique Rolex experience this year, because for the first time ever the Sidelines’ presence will be a team: editor Jan Westmark-Allen, writer Abby Westmark, freelance photographers Beth Harpham and Beth Grant, Sidelines TV Rob Jordan (who might not be able to join us after all), and yours truly.