August 4, 2011

Rodrigo Pessoa Held His First Ever North American Clinic at the Sonoma Horse Park

California Riding Magazine's editor, Kim F. Miller, attended the past weekend's Rodrigo Pessoa Clinic at the Sonoma Horse Park, his first clinic ever in North America. Pictured are Abby Weese and Ace soaring over a warm-up fence in the clinic's professionals session; and Rodrigo taking a break in the lifeguard chair standard while Chelsea Jones warms up in the background. Look for a full report on the excellent clinic in our September issue!

Omega Fields and Dr. Kris Hiney Release Equine Lipid Nutrition Series

Omega Fields® and Kristina Hiney, Ph.D., are pleased to release a series of articles discussing lipid nutrition for horses. The series discusses how fat is digested and handled in the equine, the types of fats fed to horses, and the many beneficial effects that can be realized through the addition of fat to the diet of our horses. Keep reading ...

Good Things Now Come in Smaller Packages

Farnam's Popular TRI-TEC 14™ Fly Repellent Now Available in 16-Ounce Travel Size

Taking your horse to shows this summer . . . wish you had a premium fly spray in a handy travel size bottle? TRI-TEC 14™ Fly Repellent in the new 16-ounce travel size bottle is just the answer you are looking for. Keep reading ...

Zone 10 Forum Invitation

Please join your Zone 10 Hunter and Jumper Committee members and USHJA's Diane Popp for an update on the happenings within the Zone. Topics to be Discussed: • Scholarships • Rule Changes • Election Procedures for 2012• Zone Specifications• Zone Finals, Championships and Bonus Points

Where: Menlo Charity Horse Show, Atherton, CA (Forum will be held in the Sponsorship Tent). Diane Popp will be available starting at 1pm in the Sponsorship Tent for questions or concerns.
When: Thursday, August 11th, 5:00 PM,

Menlo Charity Horse Show Continues to Garner Awards

Now in its 41st year, the Menlo Charity Horse Show continues to be recognized as a major equine event country wide.  Named in the past as “One of the Best Shows” by the National Hunter Hall of Fame and “One of the Best in North America” the event currently has been nominated as a “Heritage Horse Show”. Additionally, founder and long-time Co-chair, Betsy Glikbarg, in recognition of her continuing efforts to promote equestrian activities and competitions, recently was the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the United States Hunter/Jumper Association, Zone 10 (California and Arizona). Keep reading ...

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