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Emerging Athletes Program Underway At Centenary, Auditors Welcome

June 18, 2018

LONG VALLEY, N.J.— The fourth of 10 Regional Training Sessions for the 2018 Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund/USHJA Emerging Athletes Program got underway on June 18 at Centenary University’s equestrian center in Long Valley, N.J.

Olympian Joe Fargis is leading the clinic with 24 riders participating with Colleen Reed providing stable management education throughout the five-day ...

NJ Teen Steers His Mustang Into Tractor Supply Store

MONROE TWP., N.J. — James Duffey, 18 of Garwood, drove his 2014 mustang through the doors of the Tractor Supply in Monroe Township, N.J. on Tuesday, June 12, about 12:30 p.m.

But it isn't what you think. Duffey is a lot like other high school Seniors. He likes to go out with his friends for a soda. In Duffey's case, his friend is a 4-year-old American Mustang he named "Star ...

N.J. Rider Leads U.S. Team To Gold Medal in Children’s Nations Cup

LANGLEY, Canada — A young rider from new Jersey lead the U.S. team to victory in the Children’s Nations Cup competition at the Langley Odlum Brown BC Open on June 2.

The U.S. competed against fellow North American countries Canada and Mexico. Led by Chef d’Equipe DiAnn Langer, the Children’s Team of Emma Callanan, of Tewksbury Township, Dylan Laiken, Parker Cliff, and ...

Being Blind In One Eye Is No Obstacle For Devon Junior Hunter Champ

DEVON, Pa. — Despite being blind in one eye, a horse named Tztargazer is a champion in the show ring.

Most recently, the coveted Devon Grand Junior Hunter Champion title was presented to the 12-year-old Swedish Warmblood gelding owned by Steve Schaefer and ridden by Chloe White of Berwyn, Pa. on May 26.

After accumulating 28 points across the board and winning the championship ...

Beacon Hill Students Dominate Equitation Division At The Devon Horse Show

DEVON, Pa. — Students of Beacon Hill Show Stables in Colt’s Neck, N.J. took home the top prizes in the equitation classes that kicked off the Devon Horse Show.

On opening day, May 24, Madison Goetzmann and Alexandra Worthington frequented the winner’s circle to make the team at Beacon Hill Show Stables and head trainer Stacia Madden proud.

Worthington piloted her own ...

NJ Pony Club Is 7th in 2018 Live Oak Hounds USPC Foxhunting Challenge Award

COLUMBUS, N.J. — The Pineland Riders Pony Club placed seventh in the United States Pony Clubs, Inc. Live Oak Hounds USPC Foxhunting Challenge. 

The Live Oak Challenge is designed to encourage Pony Club members who do not regularly hunt to try the sport, and to reward members who hunt on a regular basis to act as mentors to the less-experienced Pony Club members. For their ...

Somerset County 4-H Horse Club Members Earn Scholarships

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Four horse club members are among 11 students have been named recipients of Somerset County 4-H scholarships. 

Open to members and alumni of the Somerset County 4-H Youth Development program, the 11 winners will receive a total of $21,000 for their continuing education.

Recipient of the Joseph J. & Florence K. Klimas Scholarship is Camille ...

Pennsylvania Riders Compete In Prince Philip Cup In Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. — A team that included riders from Pennsylvania placed third in the Prince Philip Cup that was held during the Land Rover Kentucky 3-Day Event.

The team, called Switch Blade, consisted of members from Eastern Pennsylvania, Old Dominion and Tri-State Regions. They included Jesse Bradley-Johnson (C-2 of Brandywine Hounds Pony Club) and Maggie Buchanan (c-2, Mr.

Collegiate Riding: Sweet Briar Earns Sportsmanship Award

WACO, Texas — The Sweet Briar College equestrian team was chosen as this the 2018 NCEA Team Sportsmanship award winner.

The annual award is a coveted honor that reflects on the outstanding nature of collegiate equestrian athletes and their respective programs.

The 2018 NCEA Team Sportsmanship trophy was presented to the Sweet Briar College equestrian team for humility in victory ...

New York Teams Win At Interscholastic Equestrian Championships

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) is experiencing another record breaking year.

Celebrating its 16th competition season, the IEA, again set a record for membership. This season (2017-2018), membership is nearly 14,000. While the highest concentration of members is East of the Mississippi; the Western states are experiencing a greater percentage of growth.

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