Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Julia Gildea and Tristram 7 Secure the Win in the Ariat National Adult Medal

For Immediate ReleaseJennifer Wood Media, Inc. Equitation competition began on Saturday morning with the Ariat National Adult Medal taking place in the South Ring. The class saw 27 riders and called back the top six...

Erynn Ballard Scores Again in $25,000 CaptiveOne Advisors Classic

January 9, 2021 – Wellington, FL – Erynn Ballard captured her second major win of the week on Saturday, January 9, in the $25,000 CaptiveOne Advisors Classic at the 2021 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF)....

USET Foundation Awards Will Faudree With the Connaught Grant in Memory of Bruce Duchossois

Gladstone, NJ – The United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation has awarded the Connaught Grant to Will Faudree, and his mount, Mama’s Magic Way, a ten-year-old Hanoverian gelding owned by Jennifer Mosing. Each year, the...

Dean and Dotcom d’Authuit Speed to the Win

There were 29 entries in the $2,500 Lugano Diamonds High Amateur-Owner Jumpers as the first class to start out International Arena competition on Friday morning. Contesting a power and speed course format designed by...

Hannah Isop and Believe Rise to the Top in the $25,000 USHJA International Hunter...

Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. January 8, 2021 – Wellington, FL – At the 2021 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) on Friday, January 8, 2021, Hannah Isop and Believe captured the win in the $25,000 USHJA International...

Laura Kraut and Diadem du Thot Crowned First 2021 Turf Tour Victor

Laura Kraut and Diadem du Thot were crowned the first winners of the Ridge at Wellington's 2021 $5,000 1.30M Rising Star Classic series.

Peterson & Smith Equine Hospital Announces Launch of Re-Branding with a New Look and...

January 6,2021 OCALA, Florida – Peterson & Smith Equine Hospital, a leading equine veterinary practice located in the Ocala area, announced the launch of a new brand.   As part of the rebranding, Peterson & Smith...

Holly Orlando and Fable Claim the 3’6” Green Hunter Championship

Jennifer Wood and Sabrina Brashares for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. January 7, 2021 – Wellington, FL. Competition in the E.R. Mische Grand Hunter Ring began on Thursday morning with Holly Orlando and Fable taking home...

Erynn Ballard and Walter White Fly High in $35,000 Adequan® WEF Challenge Cup Premiere...

Jennifer Wood and Sabrina Brashares for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. January 7, 2021 – Wellington, FL – In the first week of the 2021 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF), competition continued on Thursday, January 7, 2021,...

LEG Colorado Shows Join Texas Super Series Group

LEG Shows & Events announced on Wednesday its partnership with the Texas Super Series Group (SSG). Established in 2012, the Texas Super Series Group's purpose is to promote the hunter industry, developing hunters, and...

With a Record 26th Title, Hall of Fame Trainer Jonathan Sheppard Calls it a...

Jonathan Sheppard, a Hall of Fame trainer whose horses excelled on the dirt, on turf, and over steeplechase fences, announced today (Jan. 4) that he is retiring from American racing. For now, he will continue to train a small stable in Ireland.

Geoffrey Hesslink and Trademark Jump to Top Marks in $10,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby,...

On Friday in Ring 11, 19 horse-and-rider duos competed in the final derby of the ESP Holiday Series, the $10,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby, presented by Noltrex®Vet. The class consisted of a first-round course, designed...

Matthew Sampson and Paul Walker Claim Top Honors in $50,000 Equiline Holiday Finale Grand...

Wellington, FL – January 3, 2021 – Competition came to an end at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) on Sunday in the International Arena with the $50,000 Equiline Holiday Finale Grand Prix. Thirty-four riders...

Martha Jolicoeur’s Leading Lady Rider Award Honors Female Athletes at Winter Equestrian Festival

Martha Jolicoeur, a leading real estate broker for Douglas Elliman, will present her popular Leading Lady Rider Award for the 11th consecutive season during the 2021 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF), running January 6 through...

USEF & WEC Statement

The United States Equestrian Federation (“USEF”) and World Equestrian Center Ocala (“WEC”) are pleased to announce that they have agreed to work together on a plan for WEC to host USEF sanctioned competitions in...

Fieldstone Show Park: Focus Forward

Fieldstone Show Park has a very different look in December. You might not recognize the Fieldstone barn, with its bright red exterior disguised by snowfall, and the lush, expansive grass field is hidden beneath a...

FEEDING IN WINTER

BY SUSAN LIBBY Forage first is always the rule of feeding horses, but in winter it may not be enough.  Staying warm takes a lot of calories. Every horse has a LCT - lower critical temperature....

Congress Passes Historic Legislation to Protect Racehorses

For Immediate ReleaseWashington, DC (December 22, 2020)—The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) applauds the passage of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (H.R. 1754/S. 4547) late Monday. This bill, approved by Congress as part of...

Safe Supplements For EMS/IR and Cushing’s Horses

Eleanor M. Kellon, VMD The cornerstone of managing horses and ponies with metabolic issues resulting in high insulin, is tight control of their diet — specifically, avoiding anything that would promote higher insulin. Easy weight gain,...

“CUPPY” FENWICK, SCION OF RACING FAMILY AND MARYLAND HUNT CUP STALWART, PASSES AT AGE...

By Tod Marks Charles C. (“Cuppy”) Fenwick, the long-time director of the Maryland Hunt Cup, died on Dec. 16. The retired Baltimore County businessman was born and raised in the Glyndon Area and spent his entire...

US Equestrian to Recognize Sally Ike with 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Junior Equestrian of the Year Award to be presented at the virtual 2021 US Equestrian Annual Meeting. Sally...

Centenary University Equestrian Center receives the Gold Medal Horse Farm Award for 2020 by...

The University is recognized for its outstanding equine farm and dedication to environmental sustainability and management. HACKETTSTOWN, NJ, Dec. 2020—The Centenary University Equestrian Center received the Gold Medal Horse Farm Award for 2020 at a...