Monthly Archives: April 2016

MICHAEL JUNG MAINTAINS LEAD AT THE 2016 ROLEX KENTUCKY WITH SIGHTS SET ON THE ROLEX GRAND SLAM OF EVENTING

30 April 2016, Lexington, USA – Michael Jung riding Fischerrocana FST has maintained his position as the current leader after Day Two of the dressage phase of the 2016 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event and now has his sights firmly set on the Rolex Grand Slam of…

OLYMPIC STARS HEADING TO ROYAL WINDSOR HORSE SHOW

No fewer than five Olympic gold medallists will be competing in the international show jumping classes at Royal Windsor Horse Show (11 – 15 May) to kick start a summer where all eyes look ahead to the 2016 Olympic Games…

FEDERAL LOW INTEREST FINANCING PROGRAM WILL HELP FARMERS REACH LOCAL FOOD MARKETS

Washington, DC  – Small and mid-scale family farms operating in burgeoning local and regional food markets received some welcome news from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced that their Farm Storage Facility Loan (FSFL)…

Taxes: Is Your Horse a Hobby?

VICTORY FOR HOBBY LAW TAX CASE By Eric Mitchell Horse owners won a significant victory recently in federal court regarding how the Internal Revenue Service determines whether a venture is a hobby versus a business. The U.S. Court of Appeals…

DON’T MISS THE DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR USA EQUESTRIAN TRUST GRANTS

  LESINGTON, KY  — There is still time to submit proposals for USA Equestrian Trust’s 2016 grants program. IRS-registered equine non-profits are invited to apply by filling out the online grant application at http://www.trusthorses.org. The Trust’s financial support has been…

USEF Reining Championships Move to Tulsa Reining Classic

In an unprecedented move, the United States Equestrian Federation has announced that the US National Reining Championships will be held at the Tulsa Reining Classic for the next three years, beginning in 2016. Colleen McQuay, President of Global Reining Sport…

Brussels Court denies FEI appeal in GCL case

  BRUSSELS, ND – The Brussels Court of Appeal has today denied the FEI appeal on the interim measures imposed by the Belgian Competition Authority which prevent the FEI from imposing its unsanctioned event rule on athletes and horses competing…

In Memoriam: Daddy Stibbe (NED), 1922-2016

Daddy Stibbe, former member of the FEI Eventing Committee (1982-87), has passed away aged 93. (Arnd Bronkhorst) Daddy Stibbe, former member of the FEI Eventing Committee (1982-87), has passed away at home in Vught (NED). He was 93. Born in…