Horses Start Their Next Chapter At Old Salem Adoption Event

May 26, 2018

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. — After more than a week of intermittent rain and thunderstorms, the sun came out on Sunday, May 20, not only for the always exciting $130,000 Empire State Grand Prix at the Old Salem Spring Horse Show, but also to showcase horses that are currently up for adoption and horses that were recently adopted as part of the EQUUS Foundation Next Chapters program.


UHVRC Provides 3,500 Vaccines to Horses in Need

LEXINGTON, Ky. — In the 10th year of partnership between the American Association of Equine Practitioners and Merck Animal Health, the Unwanted Horse Veterinary Relief Campaign (UHVRC) provided 3,500 doses of vaccines. The donated vaccines are to protect horses from eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), western equine encephalitis (WEE), equine rhinopneumonitis (EHV-1 and EHV-4), tetanus, West ...

Recipient Of Gift Ticket Wins Trip To Sweden For Elitloppet

MILLSTONE TWP., N.J. — The annual fundraiser for the Standardbred Retirement Foundation (SRF), the raffle to win a trip to the fabulous Elitloppet race in Sweden, has some terrific history behind it.

First, the winner is Adam Skipper of Hardwick, N.J. The story behind it all starts with the wonderful sponsorship of the trip by Marc and Marci Goldberg, the owners of Arch Madness who is ...

Helping Hearts Equine Rescue To Hold Open House On May 6

PERRINEVILLE, N.J. — Helping Hearts Equine Rescue which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year will hold an open house on May 6 in honor of Help A Horse Day.

In the last 10 years, Helping Hearts has helped hundreds of equines in need, young old and everything in between.

At the open house, visitors can meet the equine residents, watch demonstrations and peruse the Silent ...

Mylestone Celebrates Help a Horse Day at Horsemen’s Outlet on April 28

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Mylestone Equine Rescue, based in Pohatcong Township, N.J. will hold a Help A Horse Day fundraiser on Saturday April 28, at Horsemen’s Outlet, 37 Molasses Hill Rd., Lebanon, N.J.

The event runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.

This year, one donor is offering to match all donations made up to $10,000. Supporters can send donations through the mail, ...

NYRA teams with TAA to support Thoroughbred aftercare

Horseplayers can make tax-deductible donations through self-service terminals

OZONE PARK, N.Y. — Horseplayers cashing winning tickets at New York Racing Association tracks can now share their good fortune with retired thoroughbreds by making a tax-deductible contribution to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance at self-service AmTote betting terminals.

Horseplayers cashing a winning ...

Former Owners Retrieve Horses From 'Kill Pen,' More Need Help

MILLSTONE TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Some Standardbreds in imminent danger of shipping to slaughter were returned to their former owners, but others await help.

Since Friday, April 20, of the 21 horses weighed and tagged to ship for slaughter:

Mr. Mystic N was helped by his past owner, Eric Goodell, and trainer Joshua Green, and is being returned to Goodell.
Jeremy Sharky was helped by ...

20 Tri-State Area Rescues Plan Help A Horse Day Events

NEW YORK, N.Y. — ASPCA Help a Horse Day is celebrated annually on April 26 — a date chosen for its significance to the ASPCA’s long history of horse protection. In 1866, ASPCA founder Henry Bergh stopped a cart driver from beating his horse, resulting in the first successful arrest for horse mistreatment.

A national grant competition in honor of Help a Horse Day ...

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Equine Events May 2018 Onward

Events are listed for New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. To have your event listed e-mail lshupe@tapinto.net. 

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May 15-20 — Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Show, North Salem, N.Y. www.OldSalemFarm.net

May 17 — Preakness Stakes celebration, National Museum ...

Durkin To Discuss His Most Memorable Belmont Stakes Calls On May 31

May 26, 2018

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Legendary thoroughbred racing personality Tom Durkin, who called 25 editions of the Belmont Stakes from 1990 through 2014 for the New York Racing Association, will discuss several of his favorite calls of the iconic race during a special program at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame on Thursday, May 31 at 7 p.m. The program is open to the public and free ...

Pennsylvania National Horse Show Increases Prize Money, Improves Schedule for 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania National Horse Show (PNHS), presented by The Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund, one of the largest and most prestigious horse shows in the U.S, has made significant changes for this year's show including increased prize money and an improved schedule. The 73rd annual event is set to welcome back the nation's top horses and riders to ...

Enrollment Begins June 2 For Lord Stirling's Summer Riding Lessons

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — The Somerset County Park Commission will be conducting registration for summer horseback riding classes and other seasonal programs at Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, N.J.  

Lessons are offered to juniors (ages 9-17) and adults, and will accommodate first-time beginners through more advanced levels with jumping ...

Golf Outing On May 26 Benefits Retired Racehorses

MILLSTONE TOWNSHIP, N.J. —May 29, will mark Standardbred Retirement Foundation's (SRF) 26th Annual Charity Golf Outing being held at the beautiful Battleground Country Club in Manalapan, N.J.

This much anticipated event is held in conjunction with SRF's online auction which will open for bidding beginning Friday, May 25 and end at 7 p.m. on  Thursday, June 7. The outing ...