March 14, 2013



Fasten Your Seatbelts for HITS Million Dollar Weekend, March 15-17 in Thermal

Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a wild weekend in Thermal with the HITS AIG $1 Million Grand Prix debuting as Sunday's denouement in a jam-packed circuit-closing weekend. Friday's highlights include the first round of the East Meets West Hunter Challenge, the R.W. Mutch Equitation Championship and the SmartPak Grand Prix Wildcard, the last chance to quality for Sunday's big money class. Saturday, it's round two of the bi-coastal hunter class, PCHA's Jimmy Williams Classic and the $25,000 California Horsetrader Junior/AO Jumper Classic. Sunday's showcase Grand Prix, presented by Lamborghini of Newport Beach, is preceded by a parade of current circuit champs and a preview of tomorrow's in a leadline class. Keep reading ...



Bill to Prohibit the Sale of Horses for Food Introduced in House

On March 12, 2013, Congressman Patrick Meehan (R-PA) introduced the Safeguard American Food Exports Act of 2013 (H.R.1094). The bill would prohibit the sale, transport, export or import of horses or horse meat for human consumption. A Senate version of this bill is expected to be introduced by Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA). Keep reading ...


The 92nd Annual Flintridge Horse Show to Host North American Junior Young Rider Championship Trials

The 92nd Annual Flintridge Horse Show April 25-28, 2013 is hosting North American Junior Young Rider Championship Trials (NAJYRC) at the historic Flintridge Riding Club. The NAJYRC is the premier equestrian competition in North America for junior and young riders, age 14-21. Equestrians come from the United States, Bermuda, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean Islands to compete for FEI medals. The NAJYRC is a highly regarded competition, often considered a stepping stone to compete on World Cup and Olympic teams. Keep reading ...


The Top Five Ways to Get Your Horse Ready for Spring Vaccines

It's that time of year, again, when horse owners need to schedule their vaccines with their veterinarian. Knowing which ones are necessary, and preparing for their administration is beneficial to everyone included: the horse, the vet, and the handler. "Don't assume that because your horse has always been good for your vet, or has never had an adverse reaction to their shots that it won't happen," said Laurie Cerny, editor of publisher of www.good-horsekeeping.com. "I've had horses that have always been perfect angels become difficult over something as simple as the vet having an assistant or vet student come along on the day of the shots." Keep reading ...


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EMILY TEARS DRESSAGE

Emily has been an active exhibitor in the Southern California dressage community since a young age and is excited to begin her dressage training/instruction career at Seabreeze Farms Equestrian Center in Northern San Diego. She is a recipient of numerous CDS and USDF
awards as well as a member of the 2007 gold medal team at the North American Young Rider Championships. She has experience at all levels, from the developing horse through Grand Prix. She also has a B.S. in Animal Science from Cal Poly Pomona giving her an extensive knowledge of proper equine care. Emily welcomes all levels and breeds and looks forward to helping you and your horse achieve your goals. Full and half training options are available as well as potential lesson horse/lease option.

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