June 7, 2012



Visit Riding at Western States Horse Expo!

Stop by our booth at Western States Horse Expo in Sacramento, June 8-10, and enter our drawing for either a full page color ad in Riding Magazine, or a 1/4 page color ad in the 2013 Directory. We hope to see some of you there!



Western States Horse Expo Benefits Bikers Against Child Abuse

This weekend, the Western States Horse Expo will be getting underway at the Cal Expo Fairgrounds in Sacramento, CA, scheduled for June 8-10, 2012. On Friday, June 8, $1 of every ticket sold will be donated to the Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA). The international organization exists with the intent to create a safer environment for abused children. One of the highlight events on Friday night will be the Magnificent Seven All Around Stock Horse Championship, where seven finalists are just four events away from a $25,000 purse, and the best horseman will receive the winning title. Keep reading ...



Lane Clarke Takes 1st and 3rd In $30,000 Memorial Day Classic Grand Prix at LA Equestrian Center

With 26 horse and rider teams in the $30,000 Memorial Day Classic Grand Prix, eight made it clear into the jumpoff. Ultimately, taking first place was Lane Clarke (of Hayden Show Jumping in Laguna Hills, CA) riding McLord's First John, owned by head trainer, Mickey Hayden. Clarke also took third place riding Granville's Casseur de Prix. This young rider is on a roll having placed first and third in the $25,000 Grand Prix at Flintridge exactly one month ago. Keep reading ...



HorseShow.com Launches Online Young Horse Evaluation Program with Janet Foy

By Yellow Horse Marketing for HorseShow.com

As talented young horses competed for top honors during Dressage at Flintridge CDI*/Y/J in California over Memorial Day weekend, the revolutionary online horse show site HorseShow.com hosted a Friday evening reception to celebrate the launch of their new online Young Horse Dressage Evaluation Program with renowned FEI and USEF judge Janet Foy. Keep reading ...



Obbie Schlom Wins Norco, CA, Extreme Mustang Makeover
Eighteen-year-old phenomenon Obbie Schlom of Silverado, CA, took the Norco, California Extreme Mustang Makeover by storm. Schlom showed two Mustang mares at the event and walked away with champion and reserve champion honors. Schlom and her Mustang mare Rosamay received 354 points in the finals to win, while Schlom and her Mustang mare Crazy Mary received 352 points. Keep reading ...


USEF Welcomes USA Reining as FEI Affiliate

From the USEF Communications Department

The United States Equestrian Federation is pleased to welcome USA Reining as its newest USEF International Discipline Association. On Monday, May 21, 2012, the USEF Executive Committee reviewed and accepted unanimously the application submitted by USA Reining to be the FEI Affiliate for reining. Keep reading ...



Troxel Supports International Helmet Awareness Day 2012 With Modernized Safety Center
Troxel LLC, the worldwide leader in ASTM/SEI-certified equestrian helmets, is delighted to announce their continued support and participation in the third annual Riders4Helmets International Helmet Awareness Day, to be held on Saturday, June 9th, 2012. In Troxel's ongoing effort to educate riders of the importance of wearing a safety helmet "every ride, every time," Troxel has redesigned their Safety Center with exciting new interactive upgrades. Keep reading ...

Marketing Initiatives and Advocacy Are Topics of AHC National Issues Forum
The American Horse Council's National Issues Forum, entitled "Reinvigorating the Horse Industry," will feature several important initiatives undertaken by major organizations in the last year. The forum will be held June 26 in Washington, DC, during the AHC's annual meeting, which will run from June 25 to 27 at the Washington Court Hotel. Keep reading ...

Farnam Introduces Centaura™ Insect Repellent for Horse and Rider
Have you been waiting for an insect repellent that you can use with confidence on your horse . . . and your entire family? The wait is over! Farnam introduces Centaura™ Insect Repellent for Horse and Rider – the first and only insect repellent for both horse and rider that is registered in the United States by the EPA, and the only one with Picaridin as the active ingredient. Keep reading ...

Supplement Experts Share Smart Strategies for Aiding the Aging Horse

SmartPak powers healthy horses and happy riders, and one way they seek to accomplish that is through education. The Supplement Experts at SmartPak host monthly informational webinars, and this month the topic is on senior horse health with a session called "Smart Senior Strategies: Providing Care and Nutrition for the Aging Horse." SmartPak's Staff Veterinarian, Dr. Lydia Gray, and Senior Director—SmartSupplements, Jessica Normand, will host the webinar. Keep reading ...

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