Monthly Archives: November 2016

Spendthrift Farm Shows Support for Old Friends

Spendthrift Farm Shows Support for Old Friends     Old Friends’s Michael Blowen (left) accepts donation from Spendthrift Farm  General Manager Ned Toffey.   GEORGETOWN, KY – NOVEMBER 25, 2016 – Spendthrift Farm, one of the Thoroughbred industry’s leading breeding farms,…

Flarida, Schmersal and Schoeller lead the first section of the Open Futurity

Matt Palmer and CC Enterprise are the 2016 NAAC Open Champions Thanksgiving day in Oklahoma City welcomed the National Reining Horse Association’s (NRHA) 50th anniversary as well as the start of the 2016 NRHA Futurity & Adequan North American Affiliate…

OLYMPIC CHAMPION NICK SKELTON TO COMPETE AT OLYMPIA

 24 November 2016 Organisers of Olympia, the London International Horse Show, are delighted to announce that double Olympic gold medal winning duo, Nick Skelton OBE and Big Star, will be competing at the Show this December. The combination, part of the…

Luiz Francisco de Azevedo and Collin Claim Top Honors in $10,000 Open Stake at ESP Pre Charity Show

Wellington, FL – November 23, 2016 – Luiz Francisco de Azevedo of Brazil guided Collin to victory in the $10,000 Open Stake at the ESP Pre Charity Show at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC). Paige Jardine of Wellington, FL,…

USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Program and Green Hunter Challenge Align with New Green Hunter Section Names

Lexington, Ky.—– November 23, 2016 —– As Green Hunter section names change and Young Hunter sections are added for the 2017 competition year, the United States Hunter Jumper Association Pre-Green Incentive Program is now named the USHJA Green Hunter Incentive…

Olympic Athletes Speak Against Canadian Vote at FEI General Assembly

Brussels, Belgium –Members of the 2016 Canadian Olympic show jumping team have spoken against the vote cast by the Canadian delegation at the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) General Assembly held November 22, 2016, in Tokyo, Japan. The FEI proposed changing…

California Players Enjoying Opportunities At Grand Champions Polo Club; Crowder, Sheldon Compete Wednesday In USPA National 20-Goal Final

WELLINGTON, Fl.-November 22, 2016—Jason Crowder, Jerod Sheldon and Jesse Bray made the move from California to Wellington to play polo at Grand Champions Polo Club this fall and are loving every minute.   The trio grew up playing together in…