Monthly Archives: July 2015

Jennifer Alfano Takes Over the Hunter Ring During WCHR Week During Equifest II at Lamplight Equestrian Center

  Jennifer Alfano piloted The Exchange to the 3′ Pre-Green Championship during WCHR Week. Wayne, IL – July 31, 2015 – Competition continued at Lamplight Equestrian Center during week II of the Equifest two-week series. The grand finale of the…

An Unexpected Freestyle Competition Results in High Scores at Hickstead for Katherine Bateson-Chandler and Alcazar

Hickstead, West Sussex, UK — When top-scoring American dressage rider Katherine Bateson-Chandler returned to her native United Kingdom this summer, she was ready to take on international competition with her partner Alcazar— a ten-year-old KWPN gelding (Cantango X Polin, Ferro) owned…

‘Mintz’ Gets Back in the Game After Rare Ovarian Tumor

  When Dr. Carl Gittens noticed that his Thoroughbred mare, Mintz, was acting unusually aggressive towards other horses, he knew there must be an underlying cause to her behavior. Gittens, a human physician, is an amateur polo player with a…

U.S. Show Jumping Team Finishes Third in Jump-Off for Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup of Great Britain

From the USEF Communications Department Hickstead, GBR – The Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team finished third in the jump-off for top honors in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup of Great Britain presented by Longines at CSIO5* Hickstead in Hickstead, Great Britain. The…

Equine Industry Poised for Growth,Third American Horse Publications Survey Shows

 Horse ownership and involvement has stabilized and is likely to rise  FLORHAM PARK, N.J., (Zoetis) — The equine industry has found stability and shows positive signs of growth, especially among young adult horse owners and event participants, according to results of…

Training Jumper Division at the Colorado Horse Park

    Parker, CO (July 31, 2015)– During the month of July, the jumper ring at the Colorado Horse Park saw outstanding horse and rider pairs claim blue ribbons in the Premier Equestrian 1.10m Training Jumper Division. Premier Equestrian is…

Texas Horses to Star at California’s Del Mar

TEXAS-BREDS IN WEEKEND STAKES Accredited Texas-bred Thegirlinthatsong (My Golden Song – Belle of the Band) will take on 8 opponents, including 2-time Eclipse award winner Beholder, in the $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (gr.1) for fillies and mares, 3-years-old and…

It’s Time for That Big Aggie Meeting About Beef, What Else?

COLLEGE STATION – The 61st Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course is scheduled Aug. 3-5 on the campus of Texas A&M University. Multiple sessions throughout the three-day event will focus on beef cattle production, management, market outlook and the future…

Knowledge Beats Wild Hogs Every Time

BRYAN – A Feral Hog Management Workshop will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Brazos County Expo complex, 5827 Leonard Road in Bryan. The program is free, but $15 for a catered lunch. RSVP…