May 31, 2012



Riding's June Issue Is Out!

This month we have, as always, a wide variety of news from our top Olympic hopefuls to having fun riding Mules. The list is endless of the things we can do with our awesome equines.

Be sure to send us story ideas and if you would like to sponsor a cover, let us know as we have a couple of cover spots available for 2012.

Happy Riding and I hope to see many of you at Western States Horse Expo or one of the many horse shows you'll find one of us at.

Cheryl Erpelding, CEO Riding's Publications Inc.
cheryl@ridingmagazine.com



For Young Horses and Young Riders, the Future Looks Bright at Dressage at Flintridge CDI*/Y/J

By Yellow Horse Marketing for Cornerstone Event Management

Outstanding quality displayed by young horses and Young Riders provided excitement for officials and spectators alike during Dressage at Flintridge CDI*/Y/J, held in a picturesque setting under grand oak trees at the historic Flintridge Riding Club in La Cañada-Flintridge, CA, May 24 - 27, 2012. This competition once again hosted the Markel/USEF Young Horse Dressage Western Selection Trial, one of only three nationwide Selection Trials to select representatives to represent the U.S. at the World Championships in August. Despite small fields, talent loomed large in both the five- and six-year-old divisions. Keep reading ...



Thieriot and Flettner Victors In Woodside Preliminary Challenge

Frankie Thieriot and Julie Flettner each rode faultless show jumping rounds to win the two divisions of the $15,000 Woodside Preliminary Challenge at the Woodside Horse Trials on May 25-27. Riding Euphoria, owned by Tory Smith, Thieriot, of Occidental, Calif., won the Horse Division with a score of 27.1 penalties. Riding her own Ping Pong, Flettner, of Petaluma, Calif., won the Rider Division with a score of 27.9. Keep reading ...



The Horse's West Coast Premiere Opens June 1
The Horse, a comprehensive exhibition on the enduring bond between horses and humanity, opens at the San Diego Natural History Museum (theNAT) on June 1 and will remain on view through January 20, 2013. The Horse explores early interactions between horses and humans and shows how horses have, over time, influenced civilization including major changes in warfare, trade, transportation, agriculture, sports and many other facets of human life. The exhibition, which has never before been seen on the West Coast, is included with general Museum admission. Keep reading ...


Dressage in the Valley • June 9-10
Fresno Chapter California Dressage Society presents "Dressage in the Valley" • Saturday & Sunday, June 9 & 10, 2012. Join the FUN and Help Save a Horse! Saturday BBQ; Live and Silent Auctions! Gail Hoff-Carmona (S), Sue Curry Shaffer (S). Benefiting SPCA, SilverWings Horse Rescue and Other Local Organizations. Recognized by USEF, USDF, CDS, CQA. La Dolce Vita Equestrian Center, Clovis, CA. www.fresnocds.net

Save the Animals Today Birthday Bash • June 23

Come celebrate Save The Animals Today's fifth year of horse rescue. This will be a great family event to raise money for the rescue horses and farm animals. Meet the animals your donations save! Great food, raffle prizes, jump house, games, music and dancing. $30/per person. RSVP by June 17th. $35 night of the event. Call 951-733-3000 or email Pattie@DudetteRanch.com. Pay on-line with PayPal, www.SaveTheAnimalsToday.org. 34400 Grigg Lane, Winchester, CA 92596.



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