Monthly Archives: April 2014

PRCA: Rodeo Across America

Guymon Pioneer Days Rodeo Guymon, Okla., May 2-4 Steer wrestling: First round: 1. Dru Melvin, 3.7 seconds, $1,960; 2. Tyler Pearson, 3.8, $1,705; 3. Quinn Campbell, 4.0, $1,449; 4. Jacob Talley, 4.3, $1,193; 5. (tie) Josh Peek and Chance Howard,…

Canadian a Contender in Eventing

     Canadian Eventer Selena O’Hanlon Rides to Top Ten at the CCI4* Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event Ottawa ON, (Equine Canada) – Selena O’Hanlon, Olympic and Pan American Team member from Kingston, ON, rode into the top ten at…

Thoroughbreds for All! Event a Home Run in Third Year

  Lexington, KY (RRP) -They say the third time is the charm and it certainly was for the third year of the “Thoroughbreds for All!” program hosted by the Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) and New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program. Held…

Summer Show Dates Announced for Dressage at The Stadium

    Laura Cardon for Jennifer Wood Media   Wellington, FL – April 30, 2014 – Equestrian Sport Productions is pleased to announce a new summer dressage show series at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) showgrounds. Exhibitors are invited…

Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping attracts massive new TV audience

    LEXINGTON, (FEI) – The new global format of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping has resulted in significantly increased broadcast figures for the FEI’s oldest series.   The inaugural season of the Furusiyya FEI series, which now includes…

Spurious Posts on Horseback

By Steven Long HOUSTON – The horse slaughter verbal wars get heated frequently and usually in the thick of things is Equine Welfare Alliance president John Holland. He does not take the attacks sitting down, and usually responds with an…

Far-reaching initiatives announced at Endurance round table

    LAUSANNE, (FEI) – The FEI today announced bold steps that will ensure improved protection of the welfare of horses in Endurance events, proposing unprecedented athlete penalties for equine injuries, extended rest periods and increased accountability. The moves were…