September 29, 2011

Riding's October Issue ... Hot Off The Press!

Our October issue shipped today - look for it at your local tack & feed store this weekend! If you can't wait read it online (click here).

We send our thanks to Miki Cohen and Horse Expo for sponsoring our cover story this month. We are thrilled they have picked up the Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 2-4, dates for Horse Expo Pomona, and left that Super Bowl Sunday open. Be sure to come out and see us at that fun event and stop by our booth to win a shopping spree!

In our November issue we'll feature eventing and December is the first of our two breeder-focused issues. Let us know if you have news or a story for any of our upcoming issues, and keep our advertisers' products in mind as the holiday season nears.

Happy Riding!

Cheryl Erpelding, CEO Riding's Publications Inc.


The Equine World's First Reality Star Search Comes to RFD-TV

The American Quarter Horse Journal, September 27, 2011 – Tune in on Monday, October 10 to watch an hour-and-a-half special on the first-ever Project Cowboy, presented by the American Quarter Horse Association. The show will air on Monday at 7:30 p.m. Eastern/4:30 p.m. Pacific and will repeat Tuesday, October 11 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern/6:30 am Pacific. Keep reading ...

Linda Parelli to Headline 2012 Horse & Soul World Tour

Imagine a pitch-black arena filled with thousands of antsy spectators. Every one of you is standing up, breathing, waiting. As the music rises, it launches the 2012 Horse & Soul Parelli World Tour. Drumbeats fill your chest and the hair stands up on your arms. Out of the darkness bursts not a mustached cowboy, but a petite, blond woman with high black boots and dressage saddle. With a massive chestnut Hanoverian Linda Parelli by her side, she sails across the arena waving to 4,000 cheering spectators and smiles. Keep reading ...

Non Pro Finalists Announced for 2011 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity

The National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity Non Pro and Intermediate Non Pro Finalists were decided Monday, September 26, with the completion of the cow work. It took a composite score of 618 to make both the Non Pro and Intermediate Non Pro finals. Keep reading ... Launches Tevis Cup Blog with Endurance Rider Jenni Smith

Award-winning website announces the launch of its new blog, "Journey to the Tevis Cup." Jenni Smith, a competitor in the 2011 Tevis Cup, will chronicle her preparations for the grueling ride, which takes place October 8. Keep reading ...

Free Footage: How to De-Spook Your Horse Positively!
Wish you could train your horse to do anything? Here is your chance! Shawna Karrasch, President and Founder ofOn Target Training, has developed an easy and effective technique to de-spook your horse through positive reinforcement. For a limited time, you can melt your and your horse's worries away with FREE access to this exclusive De-Spooking Your Horse footage. Keep reading ...

Save The Date! Rick & Jordan Kovacs Memorial BBQ

In light of the recent tragedy that took the lives of the Copperopolis residents Rick Kovacs and his granddaughter, Jordan Kovacs, there will be a Memorial Fundraising BBQ to raise funds for the family on Saturday, October 29, 2011.

John and Kim Lemke have generously donated the Bridlewood Equestrian Center facility in Copperopolis for this wonderful family-friendly event. The Bret Hart FFA Boosters will be lending their labor, expertise and equipment for the BBQ. The time and more details for this event will be coming out shortly. In the meantime, please mark your calendars, tell your friends and family, but most of all come join us for a fun-filled family day!

Check the “Pray For Jordan Kovacs” page on Facebook for regular updates.

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