July 14, 2011

Steffen Peters and Weltino's Magic Win Prix St. Georges on Small Tour at CHIO Aachen

by Jennifer Wood for USEF

Team USA continued their success at the CHIO Aachen with strong performances over the past two days. Steffen Peters and Weltino's Magic, owned by Jen Hlavacek, won the Preis der VUV-Vereinigte Unternehmerverbände Aachen. Keep reading ...

Good equine zoning news in San Diego

by Sally Cobb

Yeah!!! This morning (July 13) equestrians from all areas of San Diego County drove to 1600 Pacific Highway to speak at the Board of Supervisors meeting showing our support for the proposed tiered system of permitting horse stables. Keep reading ...

Sheryl Crow to Receive WHINNY Award

Well known singer/songwriter and recording industry superstar, Sheryl Crow has been selected to receive a WHINNY award. Crow who has a passion for horses is a major supporter of the Cloud Foundation. Most recently she made an announcement that she will be donating a portion of the proceeds from her concert at Cheyenne Frontier Days to The Cloud Foundation based in Colorado Springs. The donation from her upcoming concert at Frontier Days in Wyoming aims to promote awareness and increase appreciation for America's free roaming wild horses. Keep reading ...

Members of Congress Address AHC National Issues Forum
This year's American Horse Council National Issues Forum, entitled "Congress on a Diet: What It Means for the Horse Industry," highlighted the current budget environment in Washington. The issues forum was part of the AHC annual meeting held from June 19th to the 22nd that also included the annual Congressional Ride-In, AHC committee meetings, and a Congressional Reception. Keep reading ...

Rainbow Equus Meadows Announces Their Sponsorship of the $5,000 Children/AA Jumper Classic!
Rainbow Equus Meadows, one of North America's largest quality sporthorse producers, is proud to announce their sponsorship of the $5000 Children/AA Jumper Classic at the upcoming Equestrian Classic I at Sonoma Horse Park, July 26 - 31. Susan and Edgar Schutte will be presenting the awards in this Classic on Sunday, July 31, some come on out and meet them!

Bay Area Summer Festival Good Competition from Top to Bottom

Martin-McAllister Leads $20,000 Bayfest Grand Prix

The only thing that's been predictable about the weather this year is that it is unpredictable, and the Bay Area Summer Festival (June 29-July 3) proved that by starting off with an unseasonable rainstorm. However, the clouds soon gave way for a beautiful weekend, and all levels of riders from grand prix to walk-trot found plenty of opportunities to step up their game to meet the demands of the challenging competition and courses. Keep reading ...

Winners of First Quarterly Contests to Receive Year's Supply of Omega Fields Products
Omega Fields® is pleased to announce the winners of their first Year's Supply of Omega Fields Products Giveaway quarterly contests. The three-month contest was the first of a series of contests intended to promote their Omega-3-rich supplements and treats. It is actually comprised of three separate equine, canine, and poultry contests with each offering a prize of a year's worth of product. Keep reading ...

Wild Horses and Burros to be Available for Adoption in Lakeside

Residents of the San Diego area will have the opportunity to add a wild horse (mustang) or burro to their families when the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) brings its Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Program to Pillsbury Ranch, 13036 Willow Road in Lakeside, July 22-24. Keep reading ...

Support Your Trainer! Submit an Essay on "Why Your Trainer Makes You Happy"
Winning essay to be published in the September issue of California Riding Magazine. Winning author to receive $100 gift certificate for Saratoga Saddlery & International Boutiques, Del Mar. Contest sponsored by Sue Hardman. Submit entries online, no later than July 31st, at C21Sue.com and click on the "Contest Entries" tab. Official rules and guidelines found at www.C21Sue.com.

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