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Collegiate Equestrian: Auburn Wins National Championship

April 22, 2018

WACO, Texas — The Auburn University equestrian team capped its season by winning the 2018 NCEA team title, followed by wins in the Equitation over Fences and Horsemanship events competitions. Success there helped the Tigers earn the Western and Hunt Seat discipline titles as well. There were seven championships available on April 21 — Auburn went home with five.

Auburn defeated top ...

Local College Equestrians Head To Harrisburg For IHSA Nationals, May 3-6

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania national Horse Show (PNHS) will welcome the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) National Championships to Harrisburg and the Farm Show Complex, May 3 to 6.

The IHSA is comprised of over 400 colleges and universities and 10,000 members across the U.S. and Canada.Teams are traveling to nationals from schools in New Jersey, New York and ...

Local Riders Make The APHA NCEA Academic Honor Roll

WACO, Texas — Some local equestrians were named by the National Collegiate Equestrian Association the American Paint Horse Association NCEA Academic Honor Roll, recognizing student-athletes for success in the classroom during the 2017-18 academic year.

The APHA NCEA Academic Honor Roll recognizes the top academic student-athletes who have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.25 while maintaining ...

Centenary Is Reserve Team At ANRC Nationals; Andrade Is High Point Rider

HERNDON, Va. — Centenary University was the reserve champion team  at the 2018 American National Riding Commission, (ANRC), Championship held at Frying Pan Farm Park, April 10 to 15.

Competing teams are composed of four student-riders, two student-grooms, four of the University's top horses, and two coaches Michael Andrade's consistency throughout all phases also helped ...

Students to Compete In Teresa L. McDonald IHSA Scholarship Challenge

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The IHSA announced the 16 national qualifiers for the Teresa L. McDonald IHSA Scholarship Challenge. These students achieved the highest scores from their zones on the online test. They will compete in a practicum phase at the 2018 IHSA National Championship Show in Harrisburg, Pa., May 3-6.

Teresa L. McDonald IHSA Scholarship Challenge is sponsored by EQUUS. The ...

Collegiate Equestrian: IHSA Members Lauded For Academic Achievements

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — The IHSA announced the list of nearly 800 recipients for their National All-Academic Award. The National All-Academic Award recognizes academic achievement for an IHSA undergraduate or alumni member based on their fall 2017 semester grades. All the recipients competed in at least one IHSA competition during the academic year.

Students who achieved a grade point average ...

Collegiate Equestrian: Local Students Make NCEA ALL-Academic Teams

WACO, Texas — The National Collegiate Equestrian Association announced the 2018 Farnam NCEA All-Academic Teams on April 5, recognizing student-athletes for success both in the arena and in the classroom during the 2017-18 academic year. Several riders are from New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Farnam NCEA All-Academic First Team

Must have competed in a minimum of 70 percent of ...

Collegiate Equestrian: Desiderio, Fabiano Earn All America Honors

WACO, Texas — Two local riders made the 2018 Ariat All-America Team as determined by the National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA).

Alex Desiderio, of Chester, N.J. who rides for Texas A&M and Lauren Fabiano, of Malvern, Pa. who rides for South Carolina have both been consistent performers for their team. The were both named to the second team in equitation over ...

Deslauriers Snags Biggest Victory of Her Career

WELLINGTON, Fla. — Eighteen-year-old Lucy Deslauriers (USA) clinched the biggest victory of her career on March 29 in the $132,000 Equinimity WEF Challenge Cup Round 12 riding Hester, owned by Lisa Deslauriers.

After coming back from a shoulder injury and a surgery on her hand at the end of 2017, Deslauriers returned to the saddle during week four of WEF. She topped a field of 63 in and ...

Photos: IHSA Zone 3 Finals Held At Centenary University

LONG VALLEY, N.J. - The Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Zone 3 hunter seat finals were held April 7, 2018 at Centenary University's equestrian center in Long Valley, N.J. 

According to the IHSA, the Zone Championships represent the final step for IHSA hunter seat teams and individuals on their quest for Nationals. Each region will send two individual riders and one team to ...

Equine Events: April Onward

April 7 — Dressage Schooling Show, judge, Danielle Toscano, Saddlebrook Ridge, Shamong, N.J., www.saddlebrookridge.com

April 7 — Burlington County Horse 4-H, Advisory Council Open Horse Show, Springfield Twp., N.J., www.bchorseadvisory.com/

April 7 — April Fools No Frills, Fulton, N.Y., ctdunnagan@aol.com, 315-598-3774, ...

Youth Reining National Championship Qualifiers To Be Held in NY & NJ

April 21, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The 2018 US Equestrian (USEF) Youth Reining National Championships are set to take place during the Tulsa Reining Classic on Friday, Aug. 31, at 5:30 p.m. in Tulsa, Okla. The qualifying period ends Aug. 1 so there is still time for youth competitors to take advantage of the upcoming qualifying events for a chance to compete for the title.

Local riders can qualify at the ...

Tip Your Hat To Spring! To benefit Team Velvet

FLEMINGTON, N.J. — Come meet the therapy horses at Team Velvet, a 501-(c)-3 organization that provides pediatric non-mounted horse therapy for children with adjustment and trauma. “Tip Your Hat To Spring” on Sunday, May 6 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. will benefit the program.

A fun afternoon is planned with activities for children such as making a hat for Mother's Day, ...

Kentucky Derby Party Benefits CANTER PA

Put on your most stylish hat and join CANTER PA for their first-ever Kentucky Derby Party! The event includes dinner with one drink plus cash bar, a silent auction, games and contests, and live Kentucky Derby action. Held at the rustic Blue Hound Farm in Lewisberry, Pa., you'll have a lovely time relaxing with other horse enthusiasts.

A silent auction will be held with fantastic items up ...

Raffle For Trip To Sweden Benefits SRF, Drawing is April 27

MILLSTONE TWP., N.J. — The celebrated Elitloppet at the Solvalla Racetrack in Stockholm, Sweden is one of harness racing's largest events for those who love the sport of racing. This fabulous trip is a fundraiser for the Standardbred Retirement Foundation (SRF); raffle tickets are available now by calling the office at 732-446-4422.

The Elitloppet is not just one of the greatest ...

Hampton Classic Seeks Intern

BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. — The Hampton Classic Horse Show is looking for a highly motivated intern to assist in the following areas of horse show and event management for the 2018 horse show.

Duties include:

• Assist in sponsorship fulfillment, including tracking amenities and hospitality benefits.

• Assist with VIP hospitality activities and providing services to our ...