Monthly Archives: January 2016

TheraPlate Helps Show Jumper Todd Minikus Heal From Injury and Return to Win Grand Prix at Winter Equestrian Festival

Wellington, FL (January 29, 2016)– He’s soared to first place in the Zoetis $1 Million Grand Prix in Saugerties, New York; toured Hickstead, the United Kingdom and Dublin, Ireland on the United States’ Nations Cup team; and won well over…

Discover The Palm Beaches & Palm Beach County Sports Commission are Presenting Sponsors of 7th Annual International Gay Polo Tournament

Wellington, FL – January 29, 2016 – Discover The Palm Beaches and Palm Beach County Sports Commission have teamed up to fill the role as the first-ever presenting sponsors at the 7th Annual International Gay Polo Tournament. Discover The Palm…

IEA National Finals to Precede Rolex at Kentucky Horse Park April 2016

Lexington, KY – January 29, 2016 – The 2016 Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) National Finals will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky April 20-24, the week preceding Rolex Three-Day Event. This year’s National Finals will unite…

CHANGES BENEFIT SAM HOUSTON

  By Alastair Bull Sam Houston’s richest night of racing is reaping the rewards of significant changes to its two major Jan. 30 races. Having been promoted to grade III, the $400,000 Houston Ladies Classic attracted a useful field while…

Messenger Hill Farm Continues Success During WEF Week II Freddie Vazquez and Esprit De Vie Named “Best Presented” by Equis Boutique

Wellington, FL ­- Jan. 28, 2016 – ­ The Messenger Hill Farm team continued on their roll with success during WEF Week II with a championship for Jodi Vazquez and Modigliani, owned by Jamie Stryker, in the Open Hunters 3’3,…

Tradition meets top sport: “110 percent CHIO Aachen” in July With Otto Becker and Monica Theodorescu in the CHIO Museum

You can’t experience an atmosphere like that at the CHIO Aachen anywhere else in the world,” said Otto Becker, the national coach of the German show-jumpers. The long tradition, the many stories and of course the unique stadiums are what…

Canada’s Belinda Trussell and Anton Capture Victory in FEI Grand Prix, Presented by Yeguada de Ymas, at AGDF 3

Allison Kavey and Carly Weilminster Wellington, FL – January 28, 2016 – The extraordinarily full FEI Grand Prix class, presented by Yeguada de Ymas, concluded today at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival (AGDF). Held over two days with 49 pairs…

Old Friends Receives Donation from Fasig-Tipton – Blue Horse Charities to Create John Hettinger Memorial Barn

A fire at Old Friends destroyed an 8-stall Hospital Barn. No horses were lost or injured GEORGETOWN, KY – JANUARY 28, 2016 – On January 24, 2016, fire destroyed a “hospital” barn at the Old Friends farm in Georgetown, KY.  Old…