Vendor Spots Available For National Intercollegiate Show

February 24, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) will host a career fair during the 2018 National Championship at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, Pa., Friday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This event provides equestrian-focused businesses the rare opportunity to recruit talented young people for internships and employment and to educate a collegiate ...

Collegiate Riding: Georgia Stays On Top in NCEA

WACO, Texas – The National Collegiate Equestrian Association announced its latest Farnam Team Rankings for collegiate equestrian on Feb.20, as determined by the NCEA Selection Committee.

The Georgia Bulldogs remain on top of this week’s Farnam Rankings holding an 8-1 record this season. The Auburn Tigers stay at No. 2 following a home win against SEC opponent and the defending ...

N.Y. & N.J. Riders Help Teams Bring Home Medals in International Competition

OCALA, Fla. — Local riders helped put the United States on the podium in children’s and junior team competition on Feb. 17 at HITS Post Time Farm in Ocala, Fla.

The youth events were held the day before America’s first CSIO5* Nations Cup competition which concluded with the U.S. claiming bronze.

In the $5,000 FEI International Invitational Junior Team Competition, the ...

Pennsylvania Rider Takes Part In Emerging Athletes Training

OCALA, Fla. — Chris Talley, of Honey Brook, Pa. attended the US Equestrian (USEF) Emerging Athlete Eventing 25 Program (E25) training session in Ocala, Fla.

Participants in the US Equestrian (USEF) Emerging Athlete Eventing 25 Program (E25) and the Emerging Athlete Eventing 18 Program (E18) completed their winter training sessions last month. The Emerging Athletes List ...

Collegiate Equestrian: Auburn takes down Georgia; Desiderio Is Rider Of The Month

Local Riders Helping Their Teams Win

The No. 4 Auburn equestrian team put together an impressive showing on the road on Feb. 9, taking down No. 1 Georgia, 12-6. The victory moved the Tigers to 5-3 overall and 2-2 in the Southeastern Conference.

In Horsemanship Sophomore Kara Kaufmann, of Belvidere, N.J. tied Madison Anger, 71.5-71.5 to help Auburn win the division 4-0-1.

“This team ...

Reining Horse Foundation Scholarship Deadline Is March 1

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — High school seniors who are members of the National Reining Horse Youth Association (NRHyA) are encouraged to apply for scholarships made possible by the Reining Horse Foundation (RHF).

Applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2018, for consideration. At least seven academic- and need-based scholarships will be awarded by an independent committee based upon ...

Qualifying Period Extended for the 2018 NAJYRC Dressage

LEXINGTON, Ky.— US Equestrian has approved an extension to the qualifying period for the 2018 Dressage Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships presented by Gotham North (NAJYRC). The updated qualifying period is Aug. 1, 2017 to June 18, 2018, adding seven days to the original period.

By extending the qualifying period, there will be an additional 10 ...

Pa. 4-H Leader, Ulrich to Receive AYHC's Adult Leader Award

Betsy Ullrich, a 4-H horse club leader from Chester County, Pa. will receive the American Youth Horse Council's Adult Leader Award.

Awarded annually, the award is presented to the adult leader who best exemplifies outstanding leadership to young people within the horse industry. This top leader introduces newcomers to the horse industry, mentors young horsemen, and promotes the horse ...

Pony Club Inducts Pa. Alumni Into Academy of Achievement.

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Equine enthusiasts and Pony Club members and leaders converged on the Galt House Hotel, in Louisville, Ky. Jan. 24 to 28, for the 2018 Equine Symposium and Convention hosted by United States Pony Club.

More than 600 attendees were treated to more than 60 educational workshops, presentations, and interactive learning experiences on a variety of equine topics.

Every ...

N.Y. & N.J. Horsewomen Join Harness Horse Youth Foundation Board

The Harness Horse Youth Foundation (HHYF) trustees recently elected four new individuals to its 15-member working board. Jennifer Connor, Suzanne D’Ambrose, John Reames, and Gabe Wand along with reelected incumbents Nicola Abrams, Tony Alagna, and Emily Gaskin will each dedicate their efforts to educating today’s youth about harness racing by actively working on various HHYF ...

Equestrian Events, February 2018 onward

Dates listed for New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, to list your dates e-mail

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

The list of current available breedings can be ...