July 21, 2011



John Pearce Victorious in the $40,000 Griffis Apartment Funds Grand Prix

Small Affair Dominates the Hunters in Week Five at the Colorado Summer Circuit

Have you jumped at a mile high? If not, you are missing one of the most talked about horse shows of the year. With its expanded six-week schedule, The Colorado Horse Park has been the summer vacation spot with big money for both hunters and jumpers. Of course, this show is also about the parties, including the Friday Afternoon Club at A Bit of Tack, sponsored this week by Arenus, and an exhibitor party that rocked for hours after the Grand Prix. Keep reading ...



Scholarship Scoop: USHJA Zone 10 Ups The Incentive to Get Educated

Starting this year, the United States Hunter Jumper Assn. Foundation and participating USHJA Zones are joining to initiate a groundbreaking, scholarship development program. It has long been the desire of the USHJA membership to have a cohesive, easy-to-use scholarship system, thus enabling the zones to "give back" to their members in the form of financial assistance for education. Keep reading ...



Mustang Heritage Foundation Begins Search for Youth Employees

The Mustang Heritage Foundation is searching for qualified youth for the 2011 Youth Employment Program. Enthusiastic youth ages 15-24 are encouraged to apply for these exciting positions to help spread the word about American Mustangs. Interested youth must apply for this unique 12-week work-from-home program. After successfully completing the program, youth will receive up to $500. Keep reading ...



California Dressage Society To Provide Exclusive Coverage of Region 7 Teams from NAJYRC

By Yellow Horse Marketing for the California Dressage Society

Qualifying has concluded, entries are in, and teams throughout the country are preparing for the upcoming 2011 Adequan FEI North American Junior & Young Rider Championships presented by Gotham North, to be held July 25 - 31, 2011 in Lexington, KY. Keep reading ...



Show Report: Antelope Valley's Youth Rodeo - Team Effort Produces Great Results
The Antelope Valley Youth Rodeo Association (AVYRA) held its July 9-10 mid-season rodeo on top of the Grapevine in Kern County's Lebec. The event's hosts, the Tejon Ranch Company, made their outside arena available at the Tejon Ranch Equestrian Center in Crane Canyon. Keep reading ...


New Horsemanship Ideas - Western Dressage Evolves as More Than a Discipline

by Debbie Beth-Halachmy

My husband Eitan Beth-Halachmy and I are founders and advising directors of the Western Dressage Association™ of America (WDAA). The WDAA emerged as an organization last year from an initial series of meetings which brought together people from across the country, all seeking to better train their western horses by applying classical dressage methods. Keep reading ...


Don't miss the 2nd Annual Giant Steps Charity Gala Dinner, Saturday, August 6, 2011 at 3:30pm

On the Antares VIP Berm overlooking the Triple Crown Feed Grand Prix Arena • Ticket prices range from $150

Order your tickets now via the secure website: https://giantstepsriding.ejoinme.org/?tabid=286958

Ticket price includes Gourmet dinner, Riding demonstration by Giant Steps young riders, Calcutta, Grand Prix VIP Seating, Silent and Live auctions, Fine Wines, Beer and Cocktails.

Reservation Deadline is Thursday, July 28! Keep reading ...


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