Month: February 2017

The United States Equestrian Federation Agrees to Grant Farmer/Glefke Rehearing Request

Lexington, Ky. – The United States Equestrian Federation Hearing Committee has granted a request for a rehearing in the case against Kelley Farmer and Larry Glefke for the presence of GABA in the horse unexpected during competition. In November, a…

Undefeated Spiculus and Spartacus Suit Up for the Ultimate Showdown!

Round Three of $250,000 Gladiator Polo™ League Presented by the U.S. Polo Assn. at the Wellington “Coliseum” Thursday, February 23rd Wellington, FL – February 22, 2017 – Six of the top high-goal U.S. and international polo players will battle it…

Renowned International Dressage Rider and Team GB Para Equestrian Dressage Coach Michel Assouline Conducts Para-Dressage Symposium March 12-14, in Wellington, Florida

Wellington, FL – February 22, 2017 – Michel Assouline will conduct a Para-Dressage Symposium March 12-14, 2017, following the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival CPEDI3* in Wellington, Florida, March 9-12. The symposium will take place at the Van Kampen Arena at…

AMBER BURDA NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF SPONSORSHIPS, BUSINESS AND CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT AT HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO™

FEB. 22, 2017 — HOUSTON — Amber Burda, former member of the multi-channel sales team at Mattress Firm, Inc. — a Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Heritage Partner — was named executive director of sponsorships, business and corporate development at the…

KENTUCKY DERBY WINNERCHARISMATIC DIES FROM PELVIC FRACTURE

Charismatic at Old Friends (Photo: Laura Battles) GEORGETOWN, KY – FEBRUARY 21, 2017- Charismatic, 1999 dual classic winner and Horse of the Year, died suddenly at Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement in Georgetown, KY., on February 19, 2017. “A necropsy performed…

20-year Young TWH and Junior Rider Tops in Nation

Beatrice, Nebraska, USA – February 20, 2017 – Angel’s Ricochet Shot, a.k.a. Wiggles, a bay, 20-year old Tennessee Walking Horse gelding, and his owner and junior rider, Ryan Klamm, of Hutchinson, KS, earned top North American Trail Ride Conference (NATRCTM)…

Split Rock Farm Inc. provides support to HEART For Education and “Heart on the Go” Programs

Lexington, KY – February 21, 2017 – Split Rock Farm, Inc., manager of the Split Rock Jumping Tour, is pleased to support HEART Equine Ambulance with funding for education and the new “Heart on the Go” Travel Kit for 2017.  …

A Horse Called Hooch Wins NATRC Top Award

  Beatrice, Nebraska, USA – February 20, 2017 – Turnner’s Wildcard, a.k.a. Hooch, a champagne Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse gelding, owned and ridden by Lin Ward of Westcliff, CO, was named the winner of the North American Trail Ride Conference’s…