Gladstone, NJ - August 5, 2014 -The USET Foundation is pleased to announce that this year's recipients of the Karen E. Stives Endowment Fund for High Performance Eventing Grants are Marilyn Little with RF Demeter and Hannah Burnett with Harbour Pilot.
Two parent/child duos captured Ovation Leading Riders titles together.
Traverse City, MI - August 4, 2014 - With the conclusion of the 2014 Horse Shows by the Bay Equestrian Festival, the Ovation Leading Rider Awards were finalized.
After four weeks of competitive hunter/jumper action in the resort town of Traverse City, 12 riders and trainers earned the most points in out of their respective section to earn the coveted title, a beautiful sash and a $500 English Riding Supply gift certificate.
Wellington, FL - August 2, 2014 -The Los Patojos Project Completion Challenge is the first of its kind, with the Samuel-Sanford Family of Canada generously matching dollar for dollar. Los Patojos' alternative education program currently operates out of Juan Pablo Romero Fuentes' family home. The opportunity to build a school of their own is a dream come true as it will enable them to double their capacity, expand programming, and increase sustainability through fund-generating activities.
Lexington, KY - August 2, 2014 - If the $50,000 Kentucky Summer Grand Prix sponsored by GGT Footing is any indication of how the Venezuelan team will perform at the 2014 World Equestrian Games in Normandy France, then they look very strong. Pablo Barrios' rule of the Rolex Stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park continued as he piloted Antares to blazing double clear victory, while fellow Venezuelan rider Angel Karolyi took home the second place honors aboard Indiana 127, just shy of Barrios' winning time.
WESTPORT, CT - August 3, 2014 - Thanks to Ariat International and the dedication of three volunteers in the Champions Equine Service program, three well-deserving charities devoted to horse welfare and the horse-human bond are receiving grants.
"He always wants to cuddle," she explained. "If you're having a rough day, he'll sit there and lick your face and your neck and make sure you're feeling better. We call him 'Monster' because he's so big, but he's also the sweetest."