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Ella and Whinny: Chincoteague Show Pony Steams Back to Health with Young Horsewoman’s Help

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 14, 2020. Franklin, Tenn. The mention of Marguerite Henry's Misty of Chincoteague novels beams many equestrians back to their childhood dreams. As the protagonists of the 1950s tales, these hearty, feral ponies roamed Virginia...

Applications Open for 2025 Andrew Ryback Photography Scholarship, Deadline 3/31

The Andrew Ryback Photography and The Plaid Horse Higher Learning Scholarship is returning in 2025. Over the past years, the scholarship has awarded over $27,500 to students pursuing higher education.  The scholarship is open to...

FEI Statement on Allegations Raised of Unauthorized Training Methods in RTL News Report

Edited Press Release The FEI is aware of the allegations made in the documentary broadcast on RTL in Germany on 11 January 2022 and is making enquiries regarding the matter. We are already in touch with...

World Equestrian Center – Ocala Unveils 2021 Guide to Winter Spectacular Featuring $9 Million...

OCALA, Florida – Oct. 27, 2020 – The World Equestrian Center is pleased to present the Guide to World Equestrian Center – Ocala Winter Spectacular in advance of the grand opening of its state-of-the-art...

Animal Groups Highlight Scofflaw Participation at Walking Horse Event and Renew Call for Federal...

The Humane Society Legislative Fund and the Humane Society of the United States have written to the United States Department of Agriculture about flagrant violations and flouting of the Horse Protection Act at the...

US Equestrian Announces U.S. Jumping Team Short List Ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games...

US Equestrian has announced the 10 athletes who have been selected to the U.S. Jumping Team Olympic Short List for continued observation ahead of team selection for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games later this summer. The...

World Equestrian Center to Sanction All Competitions with National Snaffle Bit Association (NSBA)

World Equestrian Center management has decided that beginning May 3rd, all 2021 competitions at their Wilmington, Ohio, and Ocala, Florida, venues will be sanctioned by the National Snaffle Bit Association (NSBA). WEC released the following...

Meet Me in St. Louis! The St. Louis Horse Show Series Returns Under New...

A new year will mean a fresh start for the time-honored St. Louis Horse Show Series, which will return in 2021 under the ownership of Mo Duhon. With extensive experience in nearly all facets...

16 year old Brooke Peterson Soars To The Win In the $100,000 Great Southwest...

Katy, TX--Saturday night saw 24 riders put their skills to the test over the challenging 3* course where five pairs made it into the jump off. The youngest competitor, Brooke Peterson, took the win...

Desert Circuit V Cancelled as DIHP Announces Updated Rules and Protocols

Edited Press Release The Desert International Horse Park (DIHP) announced the cancellation of its fifth week of hunter-jumper competition Sunday in light of the continued outbreak of Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) onsite. Management released the following statement: Dear...

Stacia Madden Breaks Down the Basics at Rutledge Farm Sessions

Middleburg, Va. - November 12, 2019 - The Rutledge Farm Sessions welcomed renowned equitation trainer Stacia Madden of Beacon Hill Show Stables to its historic facility in Middleburg, Virginia Saturday, Nov 9-10, for a two-day clinic. Three groups of...

Horse Tests Positive for Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) in Ocala | WEC- Ocala Recommends Precautionary...

OCALA, Florida – March 2, 2021 – World Equestrian Center – Ocala management has been made aware that a horse in the Ocala area has tested positive for Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1). There have been no...

Kady Abrahamson and Banco du Moulin Seize $50,000 ‘Ride for David’ Grand Prix at...

Edited Press Release Wilmington, Ohio – The final Grand Prix competition of the 2022 WEC Winter Classic series took place Saturday night in honor and support of recently injured show jumper David Beisel. A record-breaking...

Sonoma Horse Park Ceases to Show Under Auspices of USEF

Edited Press Release On Tuesday, November 9, 2021 Sonoma Horse Park announced that it will cease to host rated competitions due to restrictions related to USEF Mileage Rule. Please see below for the statement released...

Aaron Vale and Elusive Amaze Crowd with First Saturday Night Lights Win

By Allie Hay for TIEC Mill Spring, NC – June 12, 2021 – Aaron Vale (USA) and Elusive jumped clear and raced to a blue ribbon in the $137,000 Cleghorn Golf and Sports Club Grand Prix CSI...

McLain Ward Charges Into WEF Week Three With Douglas Elliman Real Estate CSI3* 1.45m...

Wellington, FL – January 22, 2020 – U.S. Olympic team gold medalist McLain Ward opened week three at the 2020 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) with a win riding Catoki in the $37,000 Douglas Elliman Real...

Scott Stewart Dominates Thursday Professional Hunters at WEF, Rides Catch Me to 100 in...

Scott Stewart piloted Gochman Sport Horses LLC’s Catch Me to a perfect score of 100 and the championship ribbon Thursday in the High Performance Hunters, sponsored by Antarès Sellier France. “That horse has really come...

Tom Pierce and Joanne Pierce Take the Reins of StreamHorse TV

StreamHorse TV, an online platform for horse show livestreams, is now under new ownership by mother and Son power team, Joanne and Thomas Pierce. Since its creation in 2014, StreamHorse TV has been an...

Schneider Saddlery Partners with Make-A-Wish to Make a Local Equestrian’s Dream Come True

Schneider Saddlery, a leading supplier of horse blankets, stable supplies, and horse care products, partnered with the Make-A-Wish foundation to grant a local equestrian's wish. When Paulina Franchini was 13, she was gifted a pony...

USHJA Announces Recipients of 2021 Gochman Grant for USEF Pony Finals, presented by Honor...

The U.S. Hunter Jumper Association is pleased to announce Kelly Finn, Adison Stark and Janie Wilder as this year’s recipients of the USHJA Gochman Grant for USEF Pony Finals, presented by Honor Hill Farms. Finn, 16, of...

National Snaffle Bit Association Announces Expanded Approval of Hunter Jumper Classes

BY NSBA The National Snaffle Bit Association is pleased to announce that the association is expanding its approval of hunter jumper classes, beginning in 2021 with the World Equestrian Center Ocala’s Winter Spectacular series in...

Kevin Babington Wins $30,000 Voltaire Design Jumper Classic at 2019 Lake Placid Horse Shows

Lake Placid, NY—June 28, 2019— Irish Olympic veteran Kevin Babington rode Shorapur to victory in the $30,000 Voltaire Design Jumper Classic at the 2019 Lake Placid Horse Shows, Sponsored by Bainbridge Farms, LLC and Presented by Sea...