August 26, 2010



Hannah Selleck and Tosca Dominate in the $35,000 Summer Classic II Grand Prix

Press release provided by Blenheim EquiSports

Thirty-three horse and rider duos stepped up to the challenge of the Leopoldo Palacios designed course in the $35,000 Summer Classic II Grand Prix, presented by Equ Lifestyle Magazine on August 21st in San Juan Capistrano. Out of all who had aspirations of going clean, only the first two on course, Lane Clarke aboard Bay Rose's Nikko and Hannah Selleck riding the fiery mare Tosca of Descanso Farm, were able to do so. After a battle of the sexes in the jump-off, it was twenty-one-year-old Selleck who came out on top with a stellar double clear ride for the win.

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Photo: Hannah Selleck and Descanso Farm's Tosca pictured with Blenheim EquiSports CEO R.J. Brandes, Marketing Director Melissa Braunstein, President Robert Ridland, Awards Coordinator Bobby Drennan and Patricio Pasquel. Photo © CapturedMomentPhoto.com



More Chances to Win WEG Tickets from Kentucky Equine Research

One month before the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, the ticket giveaway offered by Kentucky Equine Research (KER) continues. KER is giving away tickets through weekly drawings to those who sign up for its electronic newsletters, The Weekly Feed and Equine Review, between now and September 24. Keep reading ...




USEF Youth Sportsman's Award Nominations Due October 1, 2010

by USEF Communications

Applications for the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Youth Sportsman's Award, sponsored by Breyer Animal Creations®, are to be submitted to the applicable USEF Recognized Associations or International Discipline Associations by October 1, 2010.

Focused on developing leaders in equestrian sport, this award recognizes young equestrians who are members of both USEF and a USEF Recognized Association or International Discipline Association, who exhibit exceptional leadership potential and a commitment to equestrian sport. Keep reading ...

Photo: Maxi Gumprecht, far right, won the 2009 USEF Youth Sportsman's Award, sponsored by Breyer Animal Creations. Photo by Geoff Oliver Bugbee/USEF Archives.



Therapeutic Riding Benefit • Sept. 5 in Huntington Beach

The Therapeutic Riding Center of Huntington Beach celebrates its 12th annual Oktoberfest fundraiser. Food, fun, silent and live auction items are all part of the fun, as are racing Dachshunds. Based at the Huntington Central Park Equestrian Center, TRC encourages supporters to start sponsoring a therapy horse during the festivities. Sponsors can have a banner displayed during all eight weeks of Oktoberfest, at the Old World Village Festival Hall in Huntington Beach, where 50,000 visitors are expected. Keep reading ...


THE DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES IN THE CUTE BABY CONTEST IS AUGUST 31ST!!


Red Bluff Junior Round Up Rodeo • Sept. 11 & 12 in Red Bluff

Cowgirls and aspiring beauty queens need to mark their calendar for this year’s Red Bluff Junior Round Up Rodeo contest. Although entries have closed, spectators are welcome to come see the toughest kind of pageantry featured at California’s largest youth rodeo. Cowgirls from ages 6 to 18 will test their mettle against each other in both the senior and junior divisions to see who will reign as rodeo royalty. Keep reading ...



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