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Horsepower's Ebony Chosen as Hope in the Saddle Therapy Horse of the Year

February 24, 2018

HUNTINGDON, Pa. — A mare named Ebony is the winner of the inaugural Hope in the Saddle Therapy Horse of the Year contest.

The Therapy Horse of the Year contest was a national competition hosted by Hope in the Saddle, along with sponsors Nutrena and Tractor Supply Company, to acknowledge the hard work, special skills, and selfless contributions of therapy horses.

Selected from more ...

N.J. Horse To Be Awarded Planetree Therapy Animal Medal of Honor

 

THREE BRIDGES, N.J. — Thanks to bitter cold weather, it had been some time since the veterans had been able to attend therapy sessions at Spring Reins of Life (SRoL).

When the weather cleared the veterans arrived at the farm with news they were excited to share — Spring Thaw, the lead therapy horse, was to be honored by the Veteran’s Administration with the ...

PATH Intl. Offers Scholarships To Veterans For Equine Assisted Therapy

DENVER, Colo. — PATH Intl. has renewed its partnership with the Wounded Warrior Project(r) (WWP) to provide equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) for WWP veterans. WWP has made a significant grant to PATH Intl. for the purpose of awarding scholarships for veterans to attend local programs.

Post 9-11 veterans, especially those participating in EAAT programs at PATH Intl. Premier ...

Riding With HEART's Stanley To Be Inducted Into Animal Hall of Fame

ALEXANDRIA TWP., N.J. — “Dr. Livingstone” or Stanley as he is better known, will be inducted into the New Jersey Animal Hall of Fame at ceremonies on March 11,

Stanley is a 24-year-old, 16.2-hand tall Dutch Warmblood therapy horse.

Every year, the New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association (NJVMA) honors the human-animal bond by recognizing special animals that have made a ...

Carrier Clinic Hosts 'Barn Warming' Party for Therapy Animals

BELLE MEAD, NJ - Carrier Clinic hosted a welcome party to introduce the staff to their newest "colleagues" - six therapy animals, two horses, two miniature donkeys and two goats.

Therapy horses Faith and Hope were the first to take up residence on the 100-acre campus in December; they were joined by Lily and Sally, the miniature donkeys, and the two goats, Hazel and Chyna at the end ...

Equestrian Events, February 2018 onward

Dates listed for New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, to list your dates e-mail lshupe@tapinto.net

Feb. 23 — Hearts for Horses Fundraiser to Benefit Special People United to Ride, Inc.’s Scholarship Fund. 6:30 p.m. at On the Deck Restaurant and Bar, 10 Simon Lake Drive, Atlantic Highlands, N.J. 07716, live music and a 50/50 raffle. Food will be available for purchase. Tickets can ...

Upcoming Events

Sun, February 25

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Arts & Entertainment Green

Sun, February 25

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Arts & Entertainment Green

Sun, February 25

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Arts & Entertainment Green

American Horse Council To Announce Study Results on Feb. 28

February 24, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Horse Council Foundation (AHCF) will announce that the results of its 2017 Economic Impact Study on Feb. 28 at a reception with the Congressional Horse Caucus on Capitol Hill.

 “We know that the industry has been eagerly awaiting the results of this study,” said AHC President Julie Broadway. “We are pleased to be able to hold this ...

Hearts for Horses Fundraiser on Feb. 23 benefits SPUR

Come in from the cold and join Special People United to Ride, Inc. (SPUR) at its Hearts for Horses Fundraiser on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

All proceeds will benefit the SPUR Scholarship Fund. The event will be hosted by On the Deck Restaurant and Bar and will feature live music and a 50/50 raffle. Food will be available for purchase.

Tickets can be obtained for $25 at ...

Author Donates Portion Of Sales To Equestrian Aid Foundation

WELLINGTON, Fla. — Author Shane Ledyard will donate a portion of the paperback sales of his latest book, “Sycamore Whispers,” to the Equestrian Aid Foundation through February.

Equestrian Aid Foundation provides financial assistance to horse people from all corners of the U.S. equestrian world who are facing catastrophic injury or illness.

Purchase “Sycamore ...

SRF Has Breedings for Sale

MILLSTONE TOWNSHIP, N.J.— The Standardbred Retirement Foundation has many breedings for sale as of Feb. 13 and anticipates others to become available throughout the season. To access the list, or to donate a breeding and receive a tax deduction for your gift, contact Tammy at 732 446-4422, or via email at SRFHorsesandKids@gmail.com.

The list of current available breedings can be ...