Wednesday, January 20, 2021

New Leadership Appointments at Danny & Ron’s Rescue

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Wellington, FL) Danny & Ron’s Rescue is pleased to announce the appointment of Devon Degen to the position of Executive Director and Kim Tudor to the position of Chief Marketing Officer...

2020 Competition Year Rule Changes

BY ANNIE BIRMINGHAM New rules for the 2020 competition year took effect on December 1st, 2019 and were released during the 2019 USHJA Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado. These ten new regulations include pony hunter...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

2020 Fall Indoor Circuit Changes Locations Due to COVID

BY DANI SCHNEIDER Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Directors and show management teams of the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, Washington International Horse Show, and National Horse Show have worked together to satisfy...

World Equestrian Center Makes Capital Improvements for Capital Challenge

Wilmington, Ohio – Exhibitors at the Capital Challenge Horse Show, to be held September 25 – October 4, 2020, at the World Equestrian Center – Ohio, will be the first to enjoy newly completed...

Capital Challenge Announces Move to World Equestrian Center

Wilmington, OH – Capital Challenge Horse Show management has announced, after careful consideration, that this year’s show will be held at the World Equestrian Center in Wilmington, OH, on the original dates of September...

Recipients Announced for 2020 USHJA Gochman Grant for USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting...

Lexington, Ky.—May 20, 2020—The U.S. Hunter Jumper Association is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the USHJA Gochman Grant for USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm. Lulu Carney, Jocelyn Flannery and Eleanor Pieters...

USHJA Foundation Gochman Family Grant Makes 3 Riders’ Dreams Come True

Lexington, Ky.—May 13, 2019—The USHJA Foundation is pleased to award the 2019 Gochman Family Grant to Sofia McCoy of Hampstead, Maryland; Eddyn Molden of Middleton, Virginia; and Alexandra van der Woude of Warrenton, Virginia....

In Memoriam: Roy Burek of Charles Owen

We are sad to learn that Roy Burek of Charles Owen passed away peacefully on April 27, 2019, after having a heart attack in his sleep. The following is from Charles Owen in tribute...

Dominic Gibbs Hoists Winning Title at 2020 ASPCA Maclay National Championship, presented by Chansonette...

Lexington, Ky. – Nov. 1, 2020 – Capping off the 137th anniversary of the historic Heritage competition, the ASPCA Maclay National Championship, presented by Chansonette Farm, highlighted the efforts of hopeful equitation riders from...

A-List Line-Up for Magical LGCT Miami Beach

Fresh from an electric leg in Mexico City, the Longines Global Champions Tour heads to the breathtaking destination of Miami Beach, with a formidable line-up of the world’s top show jumpers vying for success...

IEA Announces 2021 National Finals Dates and Locations

July 8, 2020 (Columbus, Ohio) - The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) has confirmed the 2021 National Finals dates and locations for each of the organization’s three disciplines for this season. The season begins in August 2020 and concludes...

Turning Pro During Quarantine: How 3 Grand Prix Equestrians Take the Leap at Stone...

Nicole Loochtan’s backstory of being a horse crazed kid is somewhat typical. She began riding at 8, competing ponies at local shows near her home town of Hawthorn, Illinois. Eventually graduating from the locals...

Mighty Madeline Davis Rides Again

BY JIM ARRIGON, COACH OF OHIO UNIVERSITY EQUESTRIAN By Jim Arrigon, Coach, Ohio University Equestrian I’ve coached her since 6th grade and we’ve never been prouder of a ribbon.  Twelve days after brain surgery, Madeline Davis, the...

Ava Stearns Captures Prestigious Victory in 2019 ASPCA Maclay National Championship at National Horse...

Lexington, Ky. – Nov. 3, 2019 – On the final day of its 136th anniversary, the National Horse Show welcomed junior equitation riders to the Alltech Arena for the ASPCA Maclay National Championship, presented by...

Stella Buckingham Wins the Top Prize in The American Tradition of Excellence Equitation Challenge,...

PRESS RELEASE San Juan Capistrano, CA - June 21, 2017 - Over seventy junior and amateur entries took to The Oaks International Grand Prix Field for the inaugural American Tradition of Excellence Equitation Challenge, presented...

Junior Rider Bella Kay Wins $30,000 USHJA International Derby at Pin Oak II

Katy, Texas – March 30, 2019 – Week II of the 2019 Pin Oak Charity Horse Show is flying by as the week wraps up with big wins before the weekend. The jumper ring shined...