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Aspiring Journalists Can Enter AHP Student Award Contest

November 22, 2017

American Horse Publications knows all about students with a passion for horses and equine media. The AHP Student Award program, which began in 1993, was initiated to promote awareness to students of the career opportunities available in equine publishing. “AHP’s involvement with students is a rewarding experience for both the students and the association,” says AHP Executive ...

Collegiate Riding: Texas A&M Honored At Whitehouse; NCEA Wraps Up Fall Season

WACO, Texas — For the first time in history, a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Women’s Equestrian team traveled to the White House for a ceremony honoring its accomplishments.

On Friday, Nov. 17, President Donald J. Trump recognized the Texas A&M Equestrian Team for besting a field of 12 other NCAA Equestrian teams to capture the 2017 National Collegiate ...

Dec. 1 Deadlines For College Prep Invitational Fast Approaching

Miami, Fla. – Deadlines are approaching for the 2018 College Prep Invitational (CPI) Florida, which takes place Jan. 12-14, 2018 at Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in West Palm Beach.

After Dec. 1, applicants will incur a $50 late fee.

One of the primary goals of the CPI Horse Show is to help promote high school student riders to equestrian colleges and universities they are interested ...

N.J. High School Seniors Can Apply For Ag Achievement Award

New Jersey residents are seniors year in high school this year and are planning a career in agriculture or science may apply for the New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award. One winner will be selected and awarded a scholarship to honor their achievements.

The New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award, sponsored by Amy Butewicz, a former New Jersey Equestrian of the Year, was started ...

Collegiate Riding: Georgia Remains No. 1 in NCEA: Centenary IDA Team Undefeated

WACO, Texas — The National Collegiate Equestrian Association announced its latest Farnam Team Rankings for collegiate equestrian, as determined by the NCEA Selection Committee.

The Georgia Bulldogs claim the top spot for the fifth consecutive week after a road win against the Auburn Tigers. Texas A&M holds at No. 2 following a week off from competition and SMU jumps ahead to No. 3 ...

Mandarino Named NCEA October Standout Student-Athlete of the Month

Emma Mandarino, of Bedminster, N.J. was selected as the National Collegiate Equestrian Association October Standout Student-Athlete of the Month.

Every month the NCEA recognizes student-athletes for their accomplishments in the ring, however the NCEA would like to highlight athletes on their outstanding performances out of the ring, including academics, philanthropy, outstanding attitude, ...

Belvidere, N.J. Rider Places 2nd in Collegiate Horsemanship Challenge

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. —  Kara Kaufmann, of Belvidere, N.J., was the reserve champion at the 2017 American Quarter Horse Association Collegiate Horsemanship Challenge, held Nov. 11-12 during the Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show in Oklahoma City, Okla.

A Sophomore at Auburn University, Kaufmann was one of only 16 riders invited to compete.

“Kara has proven ...

N.J. and N.Y. 4-Hers Prove Their Mettle On The National Stage

New Jersey took home the team award in the communications contest at the 2017 Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup. Both New Jersey and New York took home ribbons in each of the events which put a 4-H member’s equine knowledge to the test.

Contests are held in speaking, horse judging and hippology.

The communications contest was comprised of public speaking, individual and team ...

Collegiate Equestrian: N.J. Riders Post Wins; Earn Monthly Honors

Madison Day, of Brick, N.J. scored an 82 which tied for the third-highest score in the discipline for a Baylor University equestrian team fences rider in 2017. That score helped No. 9 Baylor equestrian (2-3, 1-1 Big 12) earned a closely-fought road win over conference foe, No. 7 TCU (2-3, 0-1) on Nov. 3 at Turning Point Ranch.

Drawing 10-10 on points, the meet came down to raw scores, with the ...

N.Y. Teen is 2017 Maclay Winner; 2nd in U25 Champs, on Same Weekend

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The 2017 $100,000 USEF U25 Show Jumping National Championship came to an exciting conclusion on Nov. 5 at the National Horse Show.

The championship began on Nov. 2 with 17-year-old Madison Goetzmann, of Skaneateles, N.Y. and Prestigious, her 10-year-old Westphalian gelding, winning the $15,000 faults-converted competition.

The Championship ...

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Equine Events, November 2017 Onward

Dates listed for New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York, send dates to lshupe@tapinto.ne

Nov. 14 — Trivia Night in partnership with the Hampton Classic, Wölffer Estate Vineyard, 6-8 p.m., Teams can include 2-6 people, $15 per person over 21 - includes one glass of house wine; $5 under 21, www.wolffer.com/events

Nov 18 — Mix 'N Match HT weather permitting XC, Bucks ...

National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame announces “Horse Explorers” children’s educational programs

November 17, 2017

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will present an ongoing children’s educational program series called “Horse Explorers” beginning Nov. 30.

Recommended for ages 3-6, “Horse Explorers” is a hands-on series intended to creatively educate children about horses by developing age-appropriate skills in disciplines including ...

Senior Horses in Competition; "Show Some Love" and Share Your Story

Now that the 2017 horse show season is coming to an end, equineseniors.com wants to hear about equine senior horses that successfully competed throughout the year. It’s part of the website’s “Show Some Love” campaign, which helps to promote the use of horses in the show pen well into their upper senior years.

“We know that there are many senior horses that are ...

IEA Extends Deadline for Western Membership Until Dec. 15

The Board of Directors of the Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) voted to extend the 2017-2018 membership deadline for Western riders and teams until Dec. 15. 

The decision was made as part of a larger effort to expand the Western discipline within the IEA and assist those individuals, coaches, and teams with the variety of recent changes made to the Western ...

Pacing For The Cure's Next Stop is Harrah's Chester

CHESTER, Pa. — Pacing For The Cure is pleased to announce the next stop in the 2017 tour date schedule will be at Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack on Sunday, Nov. 26 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

The event will include a walk/run around the racetrack for a $10 donation, a meet and greet with the drivers before the races begin, merchandise and other great raffle ...