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Paralympian Sydney Collier Aims For 2020 Games With Help Of Bloomberg

August 14, 2018

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Georgina Bloomberg is sponsoring Paralympian Sydney Collier in support of her bid to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games.

Bloomberg, who is one of the United States’ top show jumpers, has been friends with Collier for years and is excited to help the talented para-dressage rider continue on her quest to represent the United States in championship competition ...

Want To Host T.I.P. Classes At Your Show? Apply Now

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The application period for horse shows to apply for Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) awards in 2019 is now open. T.I.P. offers high point awards and classes for Thoroughbreds in multiple disciplines, including dressage, eventing, hunter, jumper, pleasure, and Western.

The T.I.P. application period for 2019 shows is open through Sept. 30. Shows should apply even if ...

Monmouth At The Team Horse Show Set To Jump Into Action

GLADSTONE, N.J. — Competition at Monmouth at the Team begins Monday, Aug. 13 with pony classes, equitation competition and breeding classes. The show is being held at Hamilton Farm, headquarters of the U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation, and runs through Aug. 20.

Action gets underway 7 a.m. each day.

Eastern Hay is the sponsor of Monmouth at the Team’s $5,000 USHJA National Hunter ...

Monmouth At The Team Horse Show Set To Jump Into Action

GLADSTONE, N.J. — Competition at Monmouth at the Team begins Monday, Aug. 13 with pony classes, equitation competition and breeding classes. The show is being held at Hamilton Farm, headquarters of the U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation, and runs through Aug. 20.

Action gets underway 7 a.m. each day.

Eastern Hay is the sponsor of Monmouth at the Team’s $5,000 USHJA National Hunter ...

Take A Picture With The Triple Crown Trophy At Saratoga, Help Lustgarten Foundation

August 16, 2018

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will welcome racing fans to get an up-close look at the new Triple Crown trophy in conjunction with Lustgarten Foundation Day at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday, Aug. 18.

The afternoon will feature the running of the Grade 1, $600,000 Alabama for the nation's top 3-year-old fillies and the Grade 2, $300,000 Lake ...

Two Horses Join "Hoofprints Walk Of Fame" at Saratoga Race Course

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The Saratoga 150 Committee announced the two newest inductees to the Hoofprints Walk of Fame at Saratoga Race Course: champion horse Checkmate and Travers winner General Assembly.

Modeled after the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Hoofprints Walk of Fame was installed outside the clubhouse gates to Saratoga Race Course in 2013 in conjunction with the sesquicentennial ...

Pa.-Bred, Call Paul Wins Grade 2 Saratoga Special

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Call Paul, a 2-year-old son of Friesan Fire from the Forestry mare Avanti Force, survived a bumping incident in the home stretch and went on to a 1-3/4 length win in Saratoga's $200,000, Grade 2 Saratoga Special on Aug. 12.

The colt, who was bred in Pennsylvania by Beatrice Patterson and Vicky Schowe, took the measure of four rivals in the 6-1/2-furlong ...

Trainer Chad Brown Earns 3rd Arlington Million Trophy; Voodoo's Song Wins Fourstardave

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS,  Ill. — Chad Brown became only the third trainer of Thoroughbred horses to send out the winner of the Grade 1 Arlington Million, Arlington Park's signature race three times, when Carlos E. Lavin's Chilean-bred Robert Bruce won the 36th running of North America's first million dollar horse race on Saturday afternoon.

Three quarters of an hour earlier, ...

WEG Hopeful, Deslauriers Wins 3 Classes At International Bromont In Canada

August 13, 2018

BROMONT, Quebec, Canada — Young American rider Lucy Deslauriers won three classes at the 2018 International Bromont.

Deslauriers, 19, of Brewster, N.Y. and her mount Hester won the Quebec Original Grand Prix at the Bromont Olympic Equestrian Park during International Bromont I on July 30.

The course, designed by Anthony d'Ambrosio (USA), was the perfect ending for this first ...

Pa. Pony Club Members On Winning Team At Championships

MILL SPRING, N.C. — Pony Club members returned to Tryon International Equestrian Center for the USPC Charles Owen 2018 Championships East, presented by Flair, LLC and Airowear July 25 to 29, 2018.

There was great competition in dressage, eventing, quiz, show jumping and tetrathlon but the President's Cup competition sponsored by Hero Kids Foundation was the highlight event during the ...

4 New York Riders Team Up To Claim Young Rider Show Jumping Gold

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. — For the 11th time in the history of the event, Zone 2 show jumpers claimed Young Rider team gold in team competition at the Adequan®/FEI North American Youth Championships.

The international affair took place at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, N.Y., Aug. 1 to 5.

On Aug. 3, the team of Samantha Cohen, 16, New York, N.Y., Ailish Cunniffe, 20, South Salem, N.Y., ...

Horse Club Members among N.J Delegation To 4-H Leadership Washington Focus

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fourteen New Jersey 4-H members are ready to take on the challenges of leadership after experiencing the vibrant, living classroom of the nation’s capital as part of Leadership Washington Focus (LWF), an intensive 4-H leadership development program for middle-school youth held July 16-20 at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Md.

The New ...

SRF Working To Save 38 Standardbreds From Being Sent To Slaughter

August 8, 2018

CREAM RIDGE, N.J. — The Standardbred Retirement Foundation working to save more than three dozen Standardbreds due to ship to the slaughterhouse.

 As of Aug. 8, 13 had been diverted but 25 were still at risk. Some were tagged for the trip on Aug. 8, a few have until Friday, Aug. 10.

Those saved include Bullville Kriss, Nu Example and Icey Rose who were taken back by breeders and ...

50th Horse Rehomed in 'Retrained and Remarkable Challenge'

LEXINGTON, Ky. — New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program’s Retrained and Remarkable Challenge has pass the half-way mark.  

Since the program was launched on March 1, 50 horses have been adopted out of a goal of 100. The Challenge was created to bring about a fundamental change in how former racehorses are viewed by the public. An incentive-based program that offers ...

The Homes for Horses Coalition Announces Exciting Line-Up for its 2018 Conference

ORLANDO, Fla. — Whether it's talking to other rescuers or seeing presentations of innovative ideas and practices that really work, attendees will be inspired to think outside the box at the 2018 Homes for Horses Coalition Conference, Sept. 21 to 23 in Orlando, Fla. This is the only national conference designed for horse rescues and sanctuaries or anyone in the equine welfare and ...

Volunteer At Lucky Orphans Horse Rescue Is 'Equus Champion'

DOVER PLAINS, N.Y. — Danica Rix-Wayne is one of five Champions selected to receive a pair of Ariat boots in recognition of her volunteer service on behalf of horse welfare.

Ariat International sponsors the EQUUS Foundation's Champions program to inspire and reward equine service. Five people are honored each quarter.

Rix-Wayne volunteers with Lucky Orphans Horse Rescue, Inc. in ...

Equine Health Alert: First Case of West Nile Reported in New York

August 9, 2018

ADDISON, N.Y. — The New York State Dept of Agriculture and Markets confirmed the state’s first 2018 West Nile Virus case, according to the Equine Disease Communications Center. http://equinediseasecc.org/alerts/outbreaks

The horse, from Addison, Steuben County N.Y., a 15-year old gelding, started to show signs on Aug. 4. The owner noticed ataxia on all four limbs, generalized ...

Horses Needed For Equine Laminitis and Hindgut Microbiome Research

Equine laminitis is a devastating condition impacting the equine population for decades, but despite research and development, progress has not advanced in reaching a solution. Most recent research however has indicated that there might be a connection between the bacterial species present in the digestive tract and overall health in the horse.

In many studies regarding metabolic and laminitic ...

Equine Health Alert: Asian Tick, Coronavirus Cause Concern

Longhorned Tick May Pose a Threat to Livestock, Including Horses

The Asian Longhorned Tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis has now been found in five New Jersey counties (Hunterdon, Union, Middlesex, Mercer, and Bergen) as well as Westchester County, N.Y.

The tick is known to be found on people and animals (deer, horses, and others). They pose a hazard to hunters and their dogs, as ...

Hampton Classic Board Member Agneta Currey Retiring After 35 Years Of Service

August 11, 2018

BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. —  In honor of her many years of dedication and hard work, the Hampton Classic Horse Show is naming its famed Boutique Garden after longtime Board member and former chairman Agneta Currey.

Agneta is retiring from the Classic’s Board of Directors after more than 35 years of service including nearly three decades as Chair. She will continue to serve as an ...

International Helmet Awareness Day Is Aug. 18 and 19

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The ninth Riders4Helmets International Helmet Awareness Day, will be held Aug. 18 and 19.

Riders4Helmets International Helmet Awareness Day is a campaign event designed to educate people about the importance of wearing a helmet, following dressage Olympian Courtney King-Dye’s accident from which she suffered a brain injury.

To mark the occasion, the ...

Iconic N.Y. Dude Ranch Rides Again After Foreclosure

KERHONKSON, N.Y. — Summer is in full swing at the iconic Pine Ridge Dude Ranch, the place generations of families have visited annually to see their favorite horses and breathe the clean, mountain air. 

Pine Ridge, which had its soft opening on April 2 and grand reopening on Memorial Day weekend, has hosted hundreds of families this summer from the metro area and tri-state ...

'Horses In Hunterdon' Showcases Various Equestrian Pursuits On Aug. 4

DELAWARE TWP., N.J. — Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association will host Horses in Hunterdon on Aug. 4 at the showgrounds at 299 Rosemont-Ringoes Road.

The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 per car.

There will be vendors, food trucks, exhibitions and more. DVHA will showcase jumpers, hunters, western, dressage, driving and more. The Hunterdon County 4-H ...

Nominations Open For WIHS Klinger Perpetual Award for Honor and Service

August 2, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is accepting nominations for the Sixth Annual WIHS Klinger Perpetual Award for Honor and Service, presented by EQUUS Foundation and The Stephens Family.

The 60th anniversary WIHS runs Oct. 23-28 at Capital One Arena in downtown Washington, D.C.

The award recognizes a horse, individual, or organization that best ...

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Aug. 1-5 — Adequan/FEI North American Youth Championships for Jumping and Dressage at Old Salem Farm (North Salem, N.Y.)

Aug. 2 —Thurs. Morning Horse Show, Hunter/Jumper, ...

Want To Host T.I.P. Classes At Your Show? Apply Now

August 14, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The application period for horse shows to apply for Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) awards in 2019 is now open. T.I.P. offers high point awards and classes for Thoroughbreds in multiple disciplines, including dressage, eventing, hunter, jumper, pleasure, and Western.

The T.I.P. application period for 2019 shows is open through Sept. 30. Shows should apply even if ...

Hall of Fame Jockey Julie Krone To Sign Autographs On Sunday, Aug. 19

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Legendary jockey Julie Krone, the first woman inducted into the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame, will sign autographs at the Museum on Sunday, Aug. 19 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Autographs are $15 each with proceeds benefiting the Museum. Krone will be signing limited-edition prints of her groundbreaking victory aboard Colonial Affair from the 1993 ...

72nd Annual Buffalo International Horse Show Returns Sept. 12 to 16

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The 72nd annual Buffalo International Horse Show (BIHS) returns to the Buffalo Equestrian Center, home to SBS Farms, Inc. and the Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center (BTRC), Sept. 12-16.

The BIHS is held each year as a benefit for the BTRC and is designated a 'Heritage' competition by US Equestrian (USEF), reserved for horse shows in existence for 25 years or more ...

66th Annual Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing Is Aug. 12

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Strategies for improving Thoroughbred racing will be the theme when The Jockey Club hosts its 66th Annual Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing on Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

The Jockey Club Chairman Stuart S. Janney III will preside over the conference, which will begin at 10 a.m. For the second year, ...

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