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Sweet Lou & Trixton Breeding Auction On March 14 Benefits SRF

Trixton jogs back to the winner's circle after the 2014 Hambletonian as trainer/driver Jimmy Takter celebrates. Credits: Lillian Shupe

MILLSTONE TOWNSHIP, N.J. — The Standardbred Retirement Foundation will hold an auction for one breeding to Sweet Lou and one to Trixton for the 2018 season. The auction is on and will open Wednesday, March 14 at 9 a.m. and close Thursday, March 15 at 8:30 p.m.

Trixton stands at Deo Volente Farms in Flemington, N.J. Sweet Lou stands at Diamond Creek Farm Pennsylvania. 

Funds raised will help with the expense of care for 351 trotters and pacers with SRF. Donations of breedings are tax-deductible and help rehabilitate, rescue, retrain, adopt and follow-up every adoption for life, as well as support SRF's Youth Programs.

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New Breeding donations are greatly appreciated and several are available for sale by contacting SRF at, you can also call the office at 732-446-4422 or visit our to see an up-to-date listing of breedings available. 

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Equine Events: March & More

Dates listed for New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, to list your dates e-mail

March 20 — New Jersey nonprofit Spring Reins of Life (Three Bridges) is hosting Veterans and NJ VA Healthcare System to receive a national medal of honor for a horse in their veterans therapy program called Operation Horse. The event is public. Spring Thaw is a horse who gave his all in ...

Upcoming Events

Thu, March 29, 4:00 PM

Texas Roadhouse, Hamilton

Horse Park of NJ Fundraiser


ELCR to Host Webinar: ‘How to Use and Understand ELCR’s 'Horse-Friendly Zoning Practices in American Communities'

March 22, 2018

LEXINGTON, KY — Equine Land Conservation Resource (ELCR), in partnership with My Horse University, announced a new webinar “How to Use and Understand ELCR’s “Horse-Friendly Zoning Practices in American Communities” guide. Author and planner Christine Hughes, AICP, will show viewers how to navigate and use the new guide.

The webinar will be held on Tuesday, March ...

Registration is Now Open for Horse Care Workshop Beginning 3/31

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable is offering Horse Care Workshop 101 for adults and youth seeking to gain experience and confidence around horses through a combination of non-riding activities and hands-on practice.

Horse Care Workshop 101 will be held at Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, NJ beginning Saturday March ...

Applications Open for New USHJA Foundation J.T. Tallon Memorial Equitation Grant

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The USHJA Foundation opened applications for the 2018 USHJA Foundation J.T. Tallon Memorial Equitation Grant, which provides $1,000 to one junior rider who has qualified for a select national equitation championship at a fence height of 3' or higher. Completed applications must be received by Aug. 1, 2018.

"We are very excited to offer this new grant to USHJA ...

Zone 2 USHJA Championships To Be Held in NJ and Pa.

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The United States Hunter Jumper Association announced the dates for 2018 Zone Horse of the Year, Stirrup Cup and Equitation championships, which provide members with an exciting opportunity to earn Championship Points toward zone year-end HOTY and Stirrup Cup awards. 

The championships are open to all zone competitors who meet the minimum requirements, except the ...

Well This Stinks: 'Lonely' Only Wants A Human To Play With

BB is a lovely, intelligent Arabian mare. Life can be pretty quiet at home and she had become bored with the daily routine. She discussed this with her owner, animal communicator Anita Curtis and she decided that she would like to give advice to animals who were having problems. Due to opposable thumb problems, Curtis agreed to do the typing and computer work as long as she was allowed to give ...