Cedar Valley, Ontario – Close to $10,000 was raised in support of the Canadian Dressage Athlete Assistance Program (C-DAAP) at the ‘Dressage Soiree’ fundraising event held Saturday evening, June 21, during the CDI3* Equivents competition.
ACTON, Mass. (July 2, 2014) – For years, veterinarians have used MRIs to aid in diagnostics, but the veterinarians at Equine Performax located at The Jaeckle Centre in Thompsons Station, Tennessee, are taking it a step further. With the recent installation of Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging’s standing equine MRI system, the veterinary team at Equine Performax is hoping to utilize MRIs in therapy progression.
July 1, 2014 – The Dressage Foundation has announced that Adrienne Lyle is the recipient of the 2014 Patsy Albers Award, established in 2012 in special remembrance of Patsy. The $500 award provides financial support for continuing education and training to a High Performance rider.
Traverse City, MI - July 1, 2014 - While the Horse Shows by the Bay Equestrian Festival, July 2-27 at Flintfields Horse Park, draws some of the country's top horses and provides a major economic boost to the Traverse City summer economy, the show's impact doesn't stop there.
Last year, the four-week Horse Shows by the Bay Hunter/Jumper series hosted a record 1,355 competing horses from 32 states and Canada, and the direct local economic impact during the month of July exceeded $15 million.
The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the world governing body of equestrian sport, has today launched the FEI Awards 2014, the annual global search to reward excellence, commitment, dedication and courage within the equestrian community.
Nominations are now open and submissions can be made until midnight on 9 September at www.feiawards.org for five categories.
Gladstone, NJ - June 30, 2014 -As Para Dressage riders are training and preparing for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, The Jonathan Wentz Memorial Challenge for High Performance Para Dressage continues to gain momentum and bring in new pledges, having raised $585,000 towards the $800,000 goal.
Zionsville, IN - June 27, 2014 - Traders Point Hunt Charity Horse Show and Country Fair, celebrating its 37th anniversary, will host the popular $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby again this year. The event is scheduled for Saturday, August 9 at 3 p.m.
Lexington, VA - June 30, 2014 - On Wednesday, June 25, like magic, five dump truck loads of gravel stone dust appeared at the Virginia Horse Center (VHC). Within hours a Bobcat, a grader and some additional road construction equipment followed while the VHC grounds crew steadily watered the main road - a road dented with potholes and erosion.