May 19, 2011

Sacramento's Western States Horse Expo is Not Cancelled

Contrary to some news reports that all horse-related events in California have been cancelled due to an outbreak of an equine virus (Equine Herpes, EHV-1), the Western States Horse Expo — the largest in the nation — will open its gates to horse enthusiasts June 10-12 at Cal Expo in Sacramento.

For the 13th year, the Horse Expo continues to be proud of bringing the finest in the horse industry to its visitors, including demonstrations, education, competitions, a horse sale, shopping, a parade of breeds, and a Santa Fe style barbecue on Saturday night.

For more information, visit

Equine Herpes (EHV-1) Outbreak

press release provided by LEG Up News

In light of the recent outbreak of Equine Herpes (EHV-1) at a cutting horse show in Ogden, Utah, Langer Equestrian Group staff has closely monitored the situation and consulted with veterinarians and state equine health representatives. "First and foremost," stated LEG President and CEO Larry Langer, "the health and safety of horses is paramount. We are working diligently to make informed decisions and provide useful information." Keep reading ...

Orange County Fairgrounds Gets Some Good News

State Assemblyman Jose Solorio (D-Anaheim) presented to the Assembly Committee on Appropriations the merits of Assembly Bill 35, his legislation which would provide Governor Jerry Brown with a revenue-sharing option in an effort to keep the Orange County Fairgrounds from being sold to a private company. The Committee agreed with the Assemblyman, and passed the measure on a 10-2 vote. Keep reading ...

Riders' Quests to Earn Spots on Pan Am Teams Continue at Woodside Spring Dressage CDI*/Y/J in Woodside

By Yellow Horse Marketing for Cornerstone Event Management

Riders will continue their quest for a Pan American Games team berth at the Dressage at Woodside CDI*/Y/J in Woodside, CA, May 19 - 22, 2011. As a valuable qualifier for the Northern California region, horses and riders will compete in front of judges Axel Steiner (FEI 5* USA), Hilda Gurney (FEI 4* USA), Brenda Minor (FEI 4*CAN), and Sandra Hotz ("S" USA). In addition, this competition will serve as a qualifier for the Collecting Gaits Farm/USEF Festival of Champions (Pony Rider, Junior, Young Rider, and Brentina Cup divisions); NAJYRC; Markel/USEF Young Horse Dressage Program; and the USEF Developing Horse division (sponsored by Dutta & PSI). Keep reading ...

Woodside Spring Preview Welcomes New Footing

Spring is in full force in California, and it brings with it the beginning of the Langer Equestrian Group Woodside show series with Woodside Spring Preview (Apr 28-May 1). Some top notch horses and riders showed up to welcome the new show season. Keep reading ...

Ticket Deadline Approaches For Preliminary Challenge Gala Dinner At The Event At Woodside

The third annual Preliminary Challenge will climax on Saturday, May 28, as the sun sets over The Event At Woodside, just a half an hour south of San Francisco, and fans, friends and family can watch the action while enjoying a catered dinner sitting at ringside. Keep reading ...

Classified / Photo Ads - Advertiser of the Week!

Visit to see more ads!


Matisse, medium paint pony, very cute
and catches everyones eye. Safe and honest from
walk/trot thru the pony hunters or jumpers. Auto lead changes.
Very fun and comfortable to ride.  
Sweet and patient, great for kids to handle from a
bare back ride to the wash rack. Sadly must sell.


Do you have news for us? E-mail Cheryl:
Riding's Publications • 8622 Argent St, Ste A • Santee, CA 92071 • 619-258-1570