July 28, 2011

Four California Eventing Pairs make the Pan Am Shortlist

Big congrats to four California eventers who made the USEF's Short List/Nominated Entry for this October's Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. They are: Maxance McManamy and Project Runway of Templeton; Alexandra Slusher and Last Call of Auburn; Tamra Smith and Mar de Amor of Murietta and Jolie (Sexton) Wentworth and Good Knight of Martinez.

They are on the list of 15 horse/rider pairs in the running and will participate in a "mandatory outing" in Michigan Aug. 24-28. We are rooting for you all!

Ashlee Bond and Chivas Z Kick Off Kentucky Summer Horse Shows with 1.40m Open Jumper Victory

press release provided by Phelps Media Group

It was beautiful and sunny for the opening day of the Kentucky Summer Horse Shows at the Kentucky Horse Park. Today, riders gathered at the Walnut Ring to compete for top prizes in the Open Jumper classes. Ashlee Bond and Chivas Z were the big winners, claiming the victory in the 1.40m Open Jumper class with the fastest clear effort. In the 1.35m Open Jumper class it was Kaely Tomeu and Bella Blue S that took home the blue ribbon, after they completed a quick and clean jump-off round. Keep reading ...

Another Adequan USEA Gold Cup Victory for Hawley Bennett-Awad and Gin N'Juice

After a rollercoaster day of extreme highs and lows, the 10th anniversary of the Event at Rebecca Farm in beautiful Kalispell, Montana wrapped up today with a nail-biting climax in the CIC3*, part of the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Series. Keep reading ...

FEI Counts Down to 100 Years of Olympic Equestrian Sport

Olympic fever is ramping up as today marks the one-year countdown to the London 2012 Olympic Games and 100 years of equestrian sport in the Olympic movement. The London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony on 27 July will be followed by 12 days of equestrian competition in Greenwich Park, where the world's best horses and riders will compete for six gold medals in the Olympic disciplines of Eventing, Dressage and Jumping. Keep reading ...

Owner Illness Forces Sale of 10 Horses

(received via e-mail)

I am trying to help a friend who had a stroke and is paralyzed on her right side. She is still in the hospital and friends are taking care of her animals. All of her horses must be sold. She had a 20+ year Holsteiner & Trakehner breeding program so there are several unbroke broodmares and four stallions. Prices negotiable and all offers will be considered. Keep reading ...

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