Kentucky Horse Shows LLC and USEF Notice of Competition Cancellations Kentucky Summer Classic and...

FROM KENTUCKY HORSE SHOWS, LLC -- We have been notified today that two more individuals have tested positive for COVID-19, after attending the Kentucky Summer Classic, for a total of four reported cases. US Equestrian...

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...

Hunter/Jumpers to Roll Out New Divisions Based On Income

BY TPH STAFF In the past year, there has been much debate on the line between professional and amateur. With the amateur “influencer rule” shut down and continued crisis determining who should and shouldn’t compete...

World Equestrian Releases Ocala 3D Video Tour

Ocala 2021 Campaign Begins! WILMINGTON, Ohio – January 7, 2019 – The World Equestrian Center has released a dynamic 3D video tour of their burgeoning Ocala, Florida, facility; beginning a countdown to its Grand Opening in January 2021. The...

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...

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...

USEF Update On Licensed Official’s Social Media Comments

On Wednesday, April 29th, The Plaid Horse shared an op-ed on USEF on our public Facebook page. A robust conversation in the comments resulted. This conversation included some comments from an individual licensed by...

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...

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...

Hannah Selleck Sails to $15,000 1.35m Bronze Tour Victory at Showpark Summer Classic

San Juan Capistrano, CA – August 28, 2021 – As the first entry in the ring for Saturday’s $15,000 1.35m Bronze Tour Jumper Classic at the Showpark Summer Classic, Hannah Selleck and Kasper van het...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...