Monthly Archives: September 2015

FEI President pushes Clean Sport message

 FEI President  has sent a strong message to the equestrian world on the importance of the FEI Clean Sport campaign, in the countdown to the rollout of the FEI’s global Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Programme (EADCMP) on 1 January…

Triple Crown Nutrition, Inc. Named Official Feed Sponsor of the U.S. Eventing, Show Jumping, and Dressage Teams

Lexington, Ky.- The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is proud to announce that Triple Crown Nutrition is now the Official Feed Sponsor of the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team, the Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team, and the U.S. Dressage Team.…

Texas Racing Brought to a Standstill by Politics

There were a lot of stories, rumors and misinformation yesterday, concerning the situation with the funding of the Texas Racing Commission. The only facts which can be verified are: At 12:01 last night, the TxRc had not received its funding…

Churchill Downs Announces $18 Million in Upgrades to Iconic Track

Latest Capital Improvement Project Scheduled for Completion by 2016 Kentucky Derby LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 01, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Churchill Downs Racetrack, one of the world’s most recognized sports venues and home of the Kentucky Derby, has announced an extensive…

Jacobs Family Foundation of Wellington Donates $15,000 to Horses Healing Hearts

    Wellington, Fla. – September 1, 2015 – Horses Healing Hearts (HHH), a unique preventative education and equine assisted therapy program for children living with alcoholism and addiction will receive a $15,000 grant from the newly formed Jacobs Family…

Vita Flex Victory Team Rider Lisa Wilcox and Gallant Reflection HU Take Victory Gallop at 2015 Markel/USEF Young Horse Championships

Wayne, IL  − When Lisa Wilcox and Gallant Reflection HU made their victory gallop in the Six-Year-Old Young Horse Finals at the 2015 Markel/USEF Young Horse Championships, Wilcox once again demonstrated why she is part of the Vita Flex Victory…

American Paint Horse Association and Trail of Painted Ponies partner on art competition

Fort Worth, Texas – Three years ago, the American Paint Horse Association and Trail of Painted Ponies partnered on a national art competition to celebrate the 50th anniversary of APHA. The response was so overwhelmingly positive that today the two organizations are…

The First “Old Friends Stakes” to Take Place at Kentucky Downs, Sept. 16

GEORGETOWN, KY – SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 – The inaugural running of the $150,000 Old Friends Stakes will take place on Wednesday Sept. 16, 2015 at Kentucky Downs, the historic oval located in Franklin, KY. Sponsored by Tribute® Equine Nutrition, the…