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Record Number Of Entries For Jersey Fresh 3-Day Int'l at Horse Park of NJ

May 8, 2018

STONE TAVERN, N.J. — The Jersey Fresh International Three Day Event has drawn a record number of entries including riders from seven other nations.

Aside from many of the top riders from the United States, entries are coming from Australia, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland and Brazil. U.S. riders will be vying for a spot on the team for the World Equestrian Games to ...

Rutgers Study on Therapy Horse Published in Journal of Equine Veterinary Science

May 3, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK - Animal therapy helps people to relax, but how do the animals feel about it? A Rutgers University-New Brunswick study finds that horses don’t mind working as part of therapy for traumatized veterans.

The small pilot study by Rutgers’ Equine Science Center, which appeared in the Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, May volume included nine horses and seven ...

New Jersey Equine Artists’ Association Show opens May 20

April 28, 2018

STOCKTON, N.J. — New Jersey Equine Artists’ Association’s eighth biennial national juried show and sale, “NJEAA Art of the Horse,” will open with a public reception, and an opportunity to meet the artists on Sunday, May 20, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Prallsville Mills, 33 Risler Street, Stockton.

The exhibit will be on display through Friday, June 15 and will be open ...

Photos: Horses In Hats Help Young Humans Who Are Hurting

May 7, 2018

RARITAN TWP., N.J. — Horses and children donned hats, some fancy, some not during a fundraiser for Team Velvet, Inc. a non-profit that uses horses to help children deal with traumatic experiences in their young lives.

Three local individuals were also honored at the May 6 event — Lon Hosford, Pier Guidi and Wilma Wilt.

Lon Hosford and Pier V. Guidi were presented ...

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Equine Events May 2018 Onward

Events are listed for New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. To have your event listed e-mail lshupe@tapinto.net. 

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May 15-20 — Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Show, North Salem, N.Y. www.OldSalemFarm.net

May 17 — Preakness Stakes celebration, National Museum ...

Family Fun Day At Lord Stirling Stable Set For May 6

April 27, 2018

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — Head over to the farm and join us for our 35th annual Family Fun Day on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Ave., Basking Ridge.

This unique community festival will begin at 8 a.m. with current Lord Stirling Stable students competing in games on horseback for fun and ribbons. Musical Stalls, Fit to Be Tied, Ride-A-Buck, and a number of new ...

How Do Human Foals Ever Walk On Those Funny Hooves?

BB is a lovely, intelligent Arabian mare. Life can be pretty quiet at home and she had become bored with the daily routine. She discussed this with her owner, animal communicator Anita Curtis and she decided that she would like to give advice to animals who were having problems. Due to opposable thumb problems, Curtis agreed to do the typing and computer work as long as she was allowed to give ...