May 12, 2011

USEF Equestrians in Action: New Program Encourages Youth to Volunteer, Offers $1,500 Grant

from the USEF Communications Department

Equestrian youth have a new opportunity to give back to the community - and a chance to win a $1,500 grant.

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Equestrians in Action program tracks youth volunteer hours that are aimed at improving the welfare of the horse or positively promoting equestrian sport. Sponsored by The EQUUS Foundation, the program encourages youth to give back to equestrian sport - at horse shows, equine promotional events, equine businesses or organizations, trade fairs, therapeutic riding clinics, horse rescue and 4-H events. Keep reading ...

Manna Pro Connects with Equine Customers, Inviting Them to Share Their Personal Stories of "Why I Ride."

Trusted animal nutrition provider Manna Pro is using a brand new Facebook promotion called Why I Ride to connect horse lovers across the country. Starting May 1, 2011, horse enthusiasts will be able to post photos, videos and stories about why they love horses and riding, to share with the broader equine community. The person whose post gets the most "likes" on Facebook each week will win a tote personalized with their own photo. The Why I Ride Facebook promotion will run through July 30th, giving contestants 13 chances to win a personalized tote. Keep reading ...

Ride for the Mustangs and Win a Barn!

The American Competitive Trail Horse Association is hosting a Ride For The Mustangs event across the country on June 4. Proceeds from this World Record Ride will benefit America's wild Mustangs through a donation to the Mustang Heritage Foundation. The money will come from rider entry fees and each entrant is automatically entered to win a two-stall barn from Lonestar Barns, a $10,000 value. Keep reading ...

Classical Dressage & Educational Clinic with Will Faerber • May 21 & 22 in Rancho Santa Fe

Strengthen your horses' back • Create a willing & tactful partnership with your horse • Riding slots available 8am-4pm, $100/ride • Auditing free. Applying the gymnastically progressive classical system to the modern horse to improve any discipline.

Featuring guest speaker: Ken Lyon - AFA Journeyman, Farrier, Owner Sierra South Shoeing School. Ken will be there on Saturday, May 21 from 11am-1pm - "Hoof Care for Horse Owners" Q&A Session. RSVP - 858-539-9798

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