September 18, 2015 - Lexington, KY - The New Vocations Charity All Thoroughbred Show celebrated its inaugural year with 116 Thoroughbred exhibitors and over 430 total entries and $10,000 raised to support racehorse aftercare. Held in conjunction with The Jockey Club’s Thoroughbred Incentive Program, the one-day show, sponsored by the Paulick Report and Prospect Farm, offered newly retired racehorses, as well as seasoned show horses, a chance to compete at the Kentucky Horse Park in both the famous Rolex Arena and Walnut Ring.
New York, NY - This September, SOVARO is launching a new line of luxury coolers at the Rolex Central Park Horse Show. SOVARO Coolers offer an unparalleled suite of features that will keep your drinks chilled to perfection with the feel of luxury in tow.
Each cooler is insulated with a thick layer of renewable cork. This natural material is harvested from the Cork Oak trees of Portugal and can resist temperatures up to 1,000 degrees. Working alongside the cork insulator is an airtight seal and radiant barrier, keeping the cold in and the heat out.
Jacksonville, Florida (September 17, 2015) — Southeast Medal Finals producer James Lala promised, “There are notable changes at the 2015 Southeast Medal Finals from last year that we hope you will be as excited about as we are.” As the Southeast Medal Finals hunter, jumper, and equitation competition officially gets underway at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center, both Lala and the new management at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center are showing how exciting these new changes are.
Washington, D.C. - September 14, 2015 – The 2015 Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is pleased to announce the details of this year’s WIHS Barn Night, presented by Dover Saddlery. Barn Night is a favorite with young riders, barn mates and horse lovers who attend in groups and have a chance to enter contests, win great prizes, and enjoy a fun, horse-filled evening. This year’s Barn Night, themed “Keeping Up With the Equestrians,” will be held Thursday evening, October 22, during the 57th annual WIHS competition at Verizon Center in downtown Washington, D.C.
September 14, 2015 - The Dressage Foundation's Renee Isler Dressage Support Fund has awarded a $750 grant to Dot Demis of Townsend, MA.
Dot is a USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold Medalist and USEF ‘R’ Judge. She has been licensed for over fifteen years, and has been accepted into the ‘S’ Judges Training Program, for which she will be using her Isler Fund grant.
September marks the traditional end of summer but it also rings in the start of the fall championship season as the first round of Great American Insurance Group/United States Dressage Federation (USDF) Regional Championships get underway across the country, with almost 950 competitors preparing to ride down the centerline this weekend in USDF Regions 2 (Michigan), 7 (California), and 8 (New York).
Devon, PA – Dressage at Devon has selected artist, Frederique Poulain, to create artwork for the 2015 show poster. Specializing in hand-painted equestrian ceramic art, Poulain began her love for horses at a young age – her first drawings were of horses at age four or five.
New York, USA, 16 September 2015 - From 23 - 27 September, top equestrian athletes will gather at one of the most stunning venues worldwide for the second annual Rolex Central Park Horse Show. Attempting to defend her Rolex Grand Prix title will be Georgina Bloomberg, daughter of former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Janelle Henningsen (Tess Harris, Paul Rohrbach, and Corky Shaha, trainers) has dreamed about going to the ASPCA Maclay Finals ever since she was 12 years old. Every year, she would plant herself down in front of the computer and spend virtually the whole day watching every jump, every lead change, every extended trot. Now after winning the Maclay Regional Final for Region 6 at the Colorado Fall Preview (Sept 3-6), the junior from Valor Christian High School is finally heading to Kentucky to show the rest of the nation what she has to offer.