Monthly Archives: February 2015

Kentucky Spring Horse Shows Prize List Now Available Online

Lexington, KY (Kentucky Spring Horse Show) – Kentucky Spring Horse Shows’ management company, Kentucky Horse Shows LLC, is pleased to announce that the hunter/jumper competition’s prize list is currently available online. The prize list and entry blank are posted at www.kentuckyhorseshows.com,…

Messenger Hill Farm’s Vazquez to Serve as Chef d’equipe

    Wellington, Florida – Freddie Vazquez will act as chef d’équipe for his native Puerto Rico in show jumping at the Nations Cup presented by Hollow Creek Farm for young, junior and child riders at the Winter Equestrian Festival…

Thoroughbred Assn. Pleads Horsemen Come to its Aid

AUSTIN, (TTA) – Last year, at the request of Texas horsemen, the Texas Racing Commission   proposed draft rules to regulate and implement pari-mutuel wagering on historical races.  The proposed rules were published in the Texas Register and over 13,000 comments,…

A Gathering of Trail Leaders

  RIDE HOSTS NEAR AND FAR GATHER AT MILANO ACTHA Holds Yet Another Retreat MILANO (ACTHA) – Following previous gatherings ACTHA conducted yet another weekend workshop at noted Morning Star Ranch in Milano Texas. Ride hosts from near and far gathered…

A Matter of Arithmatic

Dr. Getty’s Tip: Calculating with PPM in Two Easy Steps The trace mineral content of most feeds and supplements is provided in terms of parts per million (ppm). A ppm is the same as mg/kg (1 mg is a millionth…

FEI removes Arab Endurance events from official calendar

Following the first meeting of the new FEI Executive Board, chaired by recently elected President Ingmar De Vos, Secretary General Sabrina Zeender has removed the two remaining international Endurance events scheduled to be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)…

Ride Hosts Confer on Making Better Trail Ride Experiences

MILANO, TX (Morning Star Ranch) – Ride Hosts Near and Far Gather at Milano ACTHA Holds Yet Another Host Retreat Following previous ride host gatherings nationwide ACTHA conducted yet another weekend workshop at noted Morning Star Ranch in Milano Texas.…

Stakes Winner Williamson Dead at 25

GEORGETOWN, KY – Graded-stakes winner Williamstown has died.The 25-year-old son of Seattle Slew was euthanized on February 25 due to complications caused by the neurological disease EPM. Williamstown had been pensioned at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Farm in Georgetown, KY,…

Putting on the Ritz at Old Salem Farm Jumpiing Event

American Gold Cup Awarded Top Show Jumping Event in the United States for Second Consecutive Year by the North American Riders Group WELLINGTON, (NARG) – At the annual meeting of the North American Riders Group, held in South Florida last…

Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital surgeon saves finger of rodeo champion

Editors Note: Photo not of Taylor Wharton HOUSTON – (Methodist Hospital) – In September 2014, 19-year-old-patient Taylor Wharton saw Dr. Anthony Echo, a plastic surgeon at Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital after injuring her finger practicing for a rodeo. Taylor was…