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

November 14, 2017

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 ...

Racing Roundup: Spring Quality Wins Red Smith & More

November 13, 2017

Spring Quality Makes Successful Move To Turf

George Strawbridge, Jr.'s Spring Quality made a successful transition from dirt racing to turf racing when he took the lead at the head of the stretch and then went on to win Aqueduct's $200,000, Grade 3 Red Smith Stakes on Nov. 11.

With Hall of Fame rider Edgar Prado in the saddle for Strawbridge's Chester County, Pa. Augustin Stable ...

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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 ...

IEA Extends Deadline for Western Membership Until Dec. 15

November 14, 2017

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 ...

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 ...

Webinar Focuses on Tax Reform As It Pertains to Horse Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The AHC announced the topics and speakers for its fourth quarter webinar, which will take place Monday, Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. Eastern time.

“Will the grass be greener on the other side of Tax Reform?” will be the focus of the webinar, and will feature speakers Danielle Beck, Director of Government Affairs for the National Cattlemen’s Beef ...