April 12, 2012

U.S. Show Jumping Chef d'Equipe, George Morris, to Undergo Treatment for Cancer
From the USEF Communications Department

U.S. Show Jumping Chef d'Equipe George Morris will be undergoing treatment for prostate cancer this spring. Morris will remain in his position of Chef d'Equipe and will stay closely involved with the program, the selection process and the riders even though he will be unable to travel to the Observation Events. Keep reading ...

Your Opinion Counts! American Horse Publications 2012 Equine Industry Survey

The purpose of this survey is to gauge participation trends and management practices in the U.S. equine industry. In addition, it seeks to gather information regarding the most important issues facing the industry. Please note that when we use the word "horse," we are referring to all equids (horses, ponies, mules, and donkeys). Keep reading ...

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First Female Farrier, Ada Gates, Shares Her Story with EquineVIP.com

Ada Gates has exciting stories to share as the first licensed female Farrier. She was the Farrier liaison at the '84 Olympics overseeing 300 horses and 55 Farriers in 30 days. She is also the horse shoe inspector for the annual Rose Bowl Parade. She made David Letterman laugh while imparting valuable information any horse owner can use to measure their horse's feet. Watch the video here.

Don't Miss CBS Sports Network Coverage of FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival in Primetime

Equestrian Sport Productions is pleased to announce that next Tuesday, April 17, CBS Sports Network will broadcast the final round of the 2012 USEF National Show Jumping Championships and Selection Trials for the U.S. Show Jumping Team at 8 p.m. ET. The 2012 USEF National Show Jumping Championship is a four round competition that began on March 21 and ended March 24. CBS Sports will air the determining round of that competition which featured strong performances from Reed Kessler, Margie Engle, Mario Deslauriers, Rich Fellers and other premier American riders. Use the CBS Sports Network Channel Finder to find CBS Sports Network in your area.

Watch the 2012 NCEA National Championship Live Via Webcast

The American Quarter Horse Journal, April 6, 2012 - The nation's top collegiate equestrian teams will travel to Waco, Texas, April 12-14 for the 2012 National Collegiate Equestrian Championship.

If you can't make it to Waco, the American Quarter Horse Association, a National Collegiate Equestrian Association sponsor, will offer a free live webcast of the event, beginning at the opening ceremonies at 6:30 p.m. CDT on April 11. AQHA will broadcast the entire event live, ending with the crowning of the 2012 NCEA national champions on April 14. Keep reading ...

Seventeen Animals Seeking a Home

Nine horses, seven burros, and one mule are looking for new homes through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Program. On Saturday April 14, the Sundance Ranch in Redlands will host a BLM Wild Horse and Burro Adoption from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a preview on Friday, April 13 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.   The Sundance Ranch is located at 27273 Pilgrim Road (off San Timoteo Canyon Road), Redlands, Calif. Keep reading ...

Paul Rodriguez and After the Finish Line "Stand Up For Horses" at the IMPROV Comedy Club in Los Angeles

Actor/Comedian Paul Rodriguez will Headline After the Finish Line's comedy night, "Stand Up For Horses." You know Paul from his starring roles and featured appearances in over 45 films and countless television series and comedy specials. His performance will raise money to help Thoroughbred Ex-Racehorses. Stand Up with After the Finish Line to give Ex-Racehorses the opportunity to transition into a new career after their racing days are over. Keep reading ...

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