Monthly Archives: September 2016

Geoffrey Hesslink Takes Home Series Win in the 2016 Hallway Feeds USHJA National Hunter Derby Program

Lexington, KY – Sept. 1, 2016 – After five weeks of premier hunter derby competition in the Hallway Feeds USHJA National Hunter Derby Series, it was young professional Goeffrey Hesslink who topped the leaderboard to take home the 2016 series…

Organizer of Rolex Kentucky to Add Winter Competition in Ocala, Fla.

Lexington, KY – September 1, 2016 – Equestrian Events, Inc., the organizers of the renowned Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event in Lexington, Ky., will be managing a new Eventing competition in Ocala, Fla. “EEI’s mission is to promote the sport of Eventing and…

Kylie Schoelen and Phoebe Topping Take Top Honors in $2,500 Marshall & Sterling Children’s Hunter Classics at Hampton Classic

Bridgehampton, NY – August 31, 2016 — Kylie Schoelen and Phoebe Topping took top honors in the $2,500 Marshall & Sterling Children’s Hunter Classics at the Hampton Classic Horse Show.  Schoelen won the 15-17 division riding Capone Z and Topping…

U.S. Paralympic Equestrian Athletes Head to Florida for Mock Competition

Weirsdale, FL –  August 31, 2016 – In preparation for the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, the United States Paralympic Equestrian squad has headed to the Grand Oaks Resort and Museum located in Weirsdale, FL, for a mock competition. The Team…

Jimmy Torano and Levland Capture High Performance Championship at Hampton Classic Horse Show

Scott Stewart claims four championships and three reserves. Bridgehampton, NY – August 31, 2016 –Jimmy Torano of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, and Levland, owned by The Levland Group, captured the prestigious High Performance Hunter Championship in the Anne Aspinall Ring at the…

Georgina Bloomberg Wins Again at the Hampton Classic

Riding Crown 5, She Wins the $10,000 Royalton Farms Open Jumper Class. Bridgehampton, NY – August 31, 2016 — Georgina Bloomberg of New York, NY, won her second open jumper class in as many days at the Hampton Classic Horse…

Longtime Horseman and Magazine Man Gone

Jerry Thames, founder of Houston’s Horse Talk Magazine has died. The magazine morphed into Texas Horsetalk, and eventually to Horseback Magazine. Thames was an avid horseman and family man.  Further details of funeral arrangements will be forthcoming. Arrangements will be…