March 17, 2011

The 2011 California Horseman's Directory Ships Tomorrow!

The latest edition of the California Horseman's Directory will be shipped tomorrow ... pick yours up at your local tack & feed store! Copies can also be ordered by calling our office (888-272-0472).

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Lendon Gray and Courtney King-Dye Answer Questions About The Road To Grand Prix--the Theme of the KWPN-NA Annual Meeting

Press release provided by Equestrian Sports Promotions

What does it take to get a horse to Grand Prix? This is the theme of this year's KWPN-NA Annual Meeting to be held at DG Bar Ranch on March 24-26. This incredible opportunity to learn from some of the most respected names in sport horse breeding and training begins Thursday evening with Olympian Lendon Gray, USET member Courtney King Dye, Olympic medalist Steffen Peters, and top young horse trainer Scott Hassler via video, sharing their experiences of bringing a horse up the levels, including a review of their work with international Grand Prix stallion Idocus. Keep reading ...

Wild Horses and Burros Available for Adoption at Temecula's Galway Downs

Strength, endurance, and spirit are qualities embodied in wild horses and burros that roam America's rangelands. These living legends are available for adoption at Galway Downs (Southern California Equestrian Center) in Temecula, Calif., March 18-19, 2011 through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Adopt-A-Wild Horse and Burro Program. Spectators are welcome. Keep reading ...

Galway Downs International Horse Trials Will Feature Elite Event Horse Auction

For the third consecutive year, the Galway Downs International Horse Trials, on April 1-3, will host the Elite Event Horse Auction. About 25 horses are expected to be offered, from just-started youngsters to experienced competitors, and they'll all be available for inspection and trial throughout the weekend. Keep reading ...

Professional's Choice Announces Sponsorship with the United States Pony Club!

Professional's Choice is proud to announce they are now an official sponsor of the United States Pony Club to help benefit the organization and its members. The United States Pony Club was established in 1954 and has provided countless children and young riders with the foundation to become effective horsemen and women. Keep reading ...

115,000 Fans and Counting - Customer Service is the Key to SmartPak's Success on Facebook

By staying true to their customer-focused roots, SmartPak Equine has reached an impressive milestone, surpassing 100,000 Facebook fans. As the largest equine catalog and online retailer in the U.S., SmartPak is accustomed to setting the pace, and Facebook is no exception. SmartPak's Facebook page now has more fans than all other major equine retailers combined. Keep reading ...

California State Parks Advocacy Day • March 22 in Sacramento
The annual Park Advocacy Day will be more important than ever given California's current economic state. With recently proposed budget cuts and increased pressures on our state parks, legislators need to hear from everyone that uses these parks or would like to someday. Speak up equestrians! Keep reading ...

Sports Psychology for Riders • March 27 in Watsonville
Riding is a mental game in a way few sports are. That's why sport psychologist Tonya Johnston, MA has found plenty of demand for her work with equestrians. This session at Paige Pierce Training in the Monterey area's Watsonville includes a two-and-a-half hour classroom session and a two-hour riding session. Keep reading ...

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