May 24, 2012



Riders4Helmets International Helmet Awareness Day Slated for June 9

Riders4Helmets International Helmet Awareness Day marks the third year of the organization's mission to bring helmet savvy to absolutely everyone who's ever even thought of getting on a horse. Educating all on the benefits of wearing a properly fitting, secured and certified helmet is Riders4Helmet's year-round mission since it started in 2010 and the effort is intensified on June 9. Keep reading ...



HITS Goes Primetime on HRTV with $200,000 Lamborghini and $100,000 Sullivan GMC Truck Grand Prix

HITS, Inc. and HRTV®, The Network for Horse Sports, are proud to announce that the television shows produced from the $200,000 Lamborghini Grand Prix, presented by Lamborghini Newport Beach and $100,000 Sullivan GMC Truck Grand Prix, presented by Great American Insurance Group television shows have been scheduled for airing. HRTV joined forces with both A Good Show (AGS) and HITS, Inc. earlier this year to produce the two full-length shows during the 2012 winter circuits in Thermal, California and Ocala, Florida. Keep reading ...



Markel/USEF Young Horse Dressage Western Selection Trials Set to Kick-Off in California

from the USEF Communications Department

This weekend horses and riders will take their first steps toward earning a chance to represent the U.S. at the FEI World Breeding Championships for Young Horses in Dressage, to be held in Verden, Germany, in La Cañada Flintridge, California. Six horses will contest the 2012 Markel/USEF Young Horse Dressage Western Selection Trials in the five-year-old division while one entry will show in the six-year-old division. These selection trials are being held in conjunction with the Dressage at Flintridge CDI*Y/J running May 24-27. Keep reading ...



Dressage Riders Under 25 Have Opportunity To Win New Dressage Saddle In Custom Saddlery's New Young Ambassador Program
Custom Saddlery, makers of handcrafted custom-fit dressage, jumping and event saddles, is proud to announce they are launching a new program called Custom Saddlery's Young Ambassador Program. The program is designed to educate the future stars of the dressage world about the value of proper saddle fit for horse and rider. Keep reading ...


Charles Wilhelm Headlines at AmerEquine Expo in Ft. Worth
Charles Wilhelm will be one of the headliners at the new equine exposition, AmerEquine, June 1-3 in Ft. Worth, Texas at the Will Rogers Coliseum. "Texas is long overdue for a great equine expo," says Charles, "and I'm proud to be a part of this new adventure. They've done a great job of getting a diverse group of presenters together to educate and entertain the crowd, and I'm looking forward to listening to the terrific music they're hosting. Emmy Lou Harris is one of my favorites, and my wife Anne and I can hardly wait to hear her." Keep reading ...

Kensington Announces 2012 Limited Edition Plaid Design Contest Winner

Response to Kensington's first ever Plaid Design Contest announced in January was much larger than anticipated. Entries from across the United States and Canada arrived daily from the start of the contest to the final hours of the deadline for entry submission on April 30, 2012. Keep reading ...


Sacramento International Horse Show announces its 2012 Special Events and a new format to the $20,000 Jumper Suitability Finals
The Sacramento International Horse Show has moved to Sept. 25-Oct 7 2012. The two week event will again offer many feature classes culminating with the $55,000 Land Rover Grand Prix of Sacramento the final Saturday night. Keep reading ...


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