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Have Some Beer Or Wine And Meet Adoptable Horses on Nov. 17

November 15, 2018

CREAM RIDGE, N.J. — The Standardbred Retirement Foundation (SRF) will host a Craft Beer & Wine Tasting and Meet and Greet on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the farm location 42 Arneytown-Hornerstown Rd., Cream Ridge, N.J.

Come sample craft beers and wine while meeting a great selection of horses looking for their forever homes. Many will be shown under saddle in both Western ...

Want To Help Horses Impacted By California Fires? Here's How

CALIFORNIA — With the deadliest wildfire raging in the state’s history and nearly 210,000 acres burned and ablaze from fires across the state, California and its citizens and equine community are facing one of equestrians’ worst fears. Many people have been forced to flee their homes, farms, and ranches, with little or no warning, turning horses and livestock loose to fend for ...

Data Being Collected About Equines at Risk and in Transition

Goal is to understand trends and enhance programming for transitioning and at-risk equines

(Washington, DC)- The Equine Welfare Data Collective (EWDC), a collaborative effort to accumulate, analyze, and report data to enhance programming for transitioning and at-risk equines, has begun the collection of metrics within the equine welfare industry. The Collective was created by the Unwanted ...

Fasig-Tipton to Match New Vocations Breeders’ Cup Pledge in Honor of Bill Graves

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Fasig-Tipton will be matching all funds raised through this year’s New Vocations Breeders’ Cup Pledge in honor of the late Bill Graves. The Pledge offers owners and trainers of Breeders’ Cup contenders a chance to give back by committing a percentage of their championship earnings to support New Vocations’ aftercare efforts. The fundraiser has ...

SRF's Feed Bucket Challenge Underway

CREAM RIDGE, N.J. — The Standardbred Retirement Foundation's feed bucket challenge is underway.

Through Nov. 4 at midnight, Mc Cauley Bros., will match every dollar with their quality feed up to $7,000.

 A pound of grain averages about $.75 to $1.25. For the healthy SRF horse during the winter months, about seven pounds per day is needed. This does not include hay which ...

Turning For Home To Raffle Halters Worn By Arrogate and Songbird On Nov. 3

BENSALEM, Pa. — The PTHA’s Turning for Home is raffling two champion Thoroughbred racehorse halters worn by Songbird and Arrogate, on Breeders’ Cup Day Saturday, Nov. 3 at 3 p.m. in the Parx Racing grandstand.

All proceeds will directly benefit the retiring racehorses of Turning for Home, which is based at Parx Racing. In 2016, Turning for Home raised $7000 by auctioning the ...

Buy Treats For Humans, Help Rescued Horses

PERRINEVILLE,N.J. — Helping Hearts Equine Rescue is having a fall fundraiser.

Helping Hearts Equine Rescue was incorporated as on Jan. 10, 2008 as a non-profit corporation.

In the last nearly 11 years, Helping Hearts has helped hundreds of equines in need, young old and everything in between. It is an expensive process.

Sales of buying popcorn, chocolates and wrapping paper is the ...

New Vocations Seeks Pledges From Breeders’ Cup Contenders to Support Aftercare

LEXINGTON, Ky. — New Vocations launched of their annual Breeders’ Cup Pledge. The program is seeking owners and trainers of Breeders’ Cup contenders to pledge a percentage of their Championship earnings to support their mission to rehabilitate, retrain and rehome retired racehorses. This will be the ninth year for the fundraiser which has raised over $480,000 to ...

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Equine Events Fall Planner November 2018

Events are listed for New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. To have your event listed e-mail lshupe@tapinto.net. For premium event listings enter them online at https://www.tapinto.net/events/new?premium=true

Nov. 3 — Barrel Racing, Riders and their Horses run through a cloverleaf pattern timed to the hundredth of a second. The barrel racing competitor pays a cash entry fee and along ...

Learn Equine Expression & Drawing the Horse Head At The Harness Museum

November 16, 2018

GOSHEN, N.Y. — Join us at the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, located at 240 Main Street, Goshen, N.Y. on Sunday, Nov. 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. for an event Equine Expression & Drawing the Horse Head.

We may not be able to read our horses’ minds, but we can see their facial expressions to aid us in understanding what they are thinking and feeling. Learn how to read your ...

National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame Holiday Open House Is Dec. 1

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will be offering free admission for its Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The event will feature numerous artists, authors, photographers, crafters and other vendors with goods for sale in a holiday marketplace setting.

Special holiday-themed events will take place throughout the day, ...

Ray Negron to Appear at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Ray Negron, NY Times best-selling author and New York Yankees executive, will be making an appearance at the Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment on Saturday, Nov. 17.

Negron will be the “In The Sulky” guest on the pre-game show with Bob “Hollywood” Heyden.  They will discuss Negron’s relationship with George Steinbrenner, his ...

Try Riding English-Style at Lord Stirling Stable on Black Friday

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is offering a special Fall Family & Friends Introductory English-style horseback ride on Black Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 at 10 a.m. Registration is in progress at the Stable office until Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Space is limited.

A Lord Stirling ...

Have Lunch, Learn & Create As “A Currier & Ives Winter” Comes To The Harness Museum

GOSHEN, N.Y. — The name Currier & Ives is nearly synonymous with romantic sleighing scenes and idyllic snowy views of 19th Century America. On Thursday, Nov. 15, from 12 to 2:30 p.m., join the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame for an entertaining exploration of the fashion and cultural imagery captured in these colorful wintery works of art.

This great afternoon session will ...