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Lady Eli Sells For $4.2 Million, La Verdad's Filly For $800,000 At Keenland

November 6, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky. —  Champion and five-time Grade 1 winner Lady Eli, in foal to leading sire War Front, sold for $4.2 million at Keeneland’s 2018 November Breeding Stock Sale on Nov. 6.

John Sikura’s Hill ‘n’ Dale both consigned and purchased Lady Eli, a 6-year-old daughter of Divine Park regarded as one of the all-time leading turf distaffers in North America.

2018 Far Hills Steeplechases Is An Irish Affair

FAR HILLS, N.J. — Irish eyes were smiling brightly at the 98th running of the Far Hills Races on Oct. 20.

Irish-bred horses won four of seven races, and those which were not born in the Emerald Isle were trained or ridden by people with Irish backgrounds.

To kick things off, British-bred Caldbeck, who had been racing in Ireland but had yet to win in six starts, won the $50,000 ...

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New Jersey Riders Kick Off National Dressage Championships Victoriously

November 10, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky. — It’s hard to miss New Jersey’s Alice Tarjan and Candescent when they enter the ring, and the elegant black Hanoverian mare’s extravagant movement and mistake-free performance caught the attention of not only spectators but also the judges on the first day of the 2018 US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan, being held Nov. 8-11 in Lexington, Ky.

The ...

M. Michael Meller Presents Style Award to Molly Ashe Cawley at the National Horse Show

LEXINGTON, Ky. — M. Michael Meller and Gallagher/Meller Sport Horses presented this year's M. Michael Meller Style of Riding Award to Molly Ashe Cawley at the National Horse Show, held, Oct. 27-Nov. 4 in Lexington, Ky.

The M. Michael Meller Style of Riding Award is presented to the rider who best demonstrates the values of horsemanship, skill and presentation in the show ...

Malvern, Pa. Rider Wins NAL Final In First Try

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Leslie Schillat of Malvern, Pa. made her debut in the North American League (NAL) National Finals a winning one.

After a year of earning points to qualify, riders headed to the 2018 finals at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, held Oct. 11-20, 2018, in Harrisburg, Pa.

The winners of each Final were presented awards including gift certificates donated by EquiFit, ...

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N.Y. Teen, Therapy Horse, Win Junior 3’3” Hunter Grand Championship at National Horse Show

November 5, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky. — After narrowly missing out on the championship title at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show in October, 17-year-old Emma Walters of Lancaster, N.Y. and the Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center (BTRC)’s Crisp redeemed themselves and concluded hunter competition at the 2018 National Horse Show on Saturday by earning the overall Junior 3’3” Hunter Grand ...

N.J. Riders Help Teams Win in NCEA Action

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

The top 4 spots remain the same in this week's poll with Auburn coming in at No. 1. Texas A&M at No. 2, SMU at No. 3, and Baylor at No. 4.

No. 5 TCU, No 6 South Carolina and No. 7 ...

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SRF's Feed Bucket Challenge Underway

October 25, 2018

CREAM RIDGE, N.J. — The Standardbred Retirement Foundation's feed bucket challenge is underway.

Through Nov. 4 at midnight, Mc Cauley Bros., will match every dollar with their quality feed up to $7,000.

 A pound of grain averages about $.75 to $1.25. For the healthy SRF horse during the winter months, about seven pounds per day is needed. This does not include hay which ...

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Rutgers' Evening Of Science And Celebration Gives Horsemen Some Feed For Thought

November 11, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The Rutgers Equine Science Center presented the latest progress in equine research at its “Evening of Science & Celebration” on Nov. 8.

Dr. Burt Staniar from Pennsylvania State University was the keynote speaker and talked about how the type of feed given to horses affects their overall health.

Ulcers are an issue in horses, especially those used ...

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Mortonhouse Farm Designated As Gold Medal Horse Farm

November 10, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The Rutgers Equine Science Center presented the annual Gold Medal Horse Farm honors to John Crater and Mortonhouse Farm in Long Valley, N.J. at its 2018 “Evening of Science & Celebration” on Nov. 8

The award, part of the New Jersey Equine Environmental Stewardship Program, gives recognition to outstanding equine farms for their dedication to ...

Kennis 'Buttons' Fairfax Presented With Spirit of the Horse Award

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Kennis “Buttons” Fairfax, a renowned horseshow judge and clinician from Westfield, N.J. was presented with the 2019 “Spirit of the Horse Award” at the Rutgers Equine Science Center’s  “Evening of Science & Celebration” on Nov. 8. 

Former Governor and current New Jersey State Senator, Richard J. Codey, presented ...

American Horse Council Lobbies For Bills That Would Help Trails

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Horse Council is seeking help from equestrians to help move two bipartisan bills through Congress which would improve access to land for riding, as well as other recreation.

The first, the Restore Our Parks Act (S. 3172) would supports the National Park Service (NPS) and creates a revenue stream by dedicating funds from energy development projects to ...

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