October 20, 2011



U.S. Dressage Team Invincible in Individual Medals at 2011 Pan American Games

by Joanie Morris

The U.S. Dressage Team continued to own the Guadalajara Country Club's beautiful dressage arena, continuing their medal run at the 2011 Pan American Games. They added Individual Gold, Silver and Bronze to the Team Gold they won on Sunday and they all scored over 80 percent in today's freestyle. Keep reading ...



Book Review: West Coast Show Jumping

Edited by Erin Gilmore and Allison Eckeroth; Reviewed by Kim F. Miller

This beautiful coffee table book celebrates the West Coast hunter/jumper scene with an emphasis on high performance jumping. Chapters on the World Cup league, the growth of the Grand Prix scene, course design, Hunter Derbies and breeding are fun and informative. The photographs really knock it out of the park. Keep reading ...



Charles Wilhelm Launches New Television Show on HRTV

California trainer and clinician Charles Wilhelm and HRTV(R), The Network for Horse Sports (channel 404 DishTV), have reached agreement on a new series which will begin Tuesday, October 18 at 10:30 a.m. Pacific time, 1:30 p.m. Eastern time. Keep reading ...



Ride Safer After Dark with Reflective Leg Bands

Shorter daylight doesn't mean shorter riding time. With a pair of Reflective Leg Bands riding after dark and on cloudy days provides the safety one needs to be seen. Keep reading ...



Galway Downs International Three-Day Event to Benefit Operation Homefront of Southern California

Operation Homefront of Southern California, the organization that provides emergency financial and other assistance to military families and wounded warriors, will be the beneficiary of the Galway Downs International Three Day Event, part of the Professional Riders Organization's PRO Tour Series to be conducted in Temecula, California from November 4 – 6 , 2011. The roots of "eventing," are found in the military cavalry, with the events designed to help keep riders and mounts in shape for military operations. Keep reading ...



Podiatry Meeting at Vista Palomar Riders Club • October 27 at 6:00pm and October 28 at 8:00am

San Luis Rey Equine Hospital is sponsoring a Podiatry meeting with Pfizer, Butler and Sound Horse. This event will be held at Vista Palomar Riders Club. There will be two separate presentations. The first will be Thursday, October 27, at 6:00 PM (5:30 for those that want to purchase dinner from Estrella's Mexican Restaurant- PROCEEDS TO SAN DIEGO EQUINE SAFETY NET COALITION)

Dr. Fraley and Paul O'Reily from Kentucky will be presenting to horse owners about foot problems, solutions, and more.
The following day; Friday, Oct 28, starting at 8:00am we will have a presentation/demonstration on four horses, for veterinarians and farriers, to attend.

Space will be limited so please RSVP to 760-726-4566 for the Thursday evening presentation. Veterinarians and farriers should RSVP to Sara.cash@pfizer.com or 951-259-7070.



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