Toronto, Ontario – Doug Henry was inducted into the Jump Canada Hall of Fame in a special ceremony, presented by BMO Financial Group, held Saturday evening, November 2, at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON.
Oliva, Spain - November 5, 2013 - After spending the spring, summer and fall in Europe, amateur rider Eirin Bruheim of Norway will be returning to her base in Tomball, TX, for part of the winter before gearing up for the 2014 Winter Equestrian Festival. Bruheim and her family's Nordic Lights Farm concluded their circuit during the final weeks of the Oliva Autumn Gold Tour CSI2* at the Mediterranean Equestrian Tour.
Lexington, Ky.- The USEF Young Horse Championship Symposium is now just days away and anticipation is steadily building for the informative sessions to be held November 8-10, 2013, at the Kentucky Horse Park's Alltech Arena. U.S. team coaches and their representatives from dressage, driving, eventing, hunter, and jumping will gather to share their excitement about this new program and explain the details of each discipline's competition criteria for the 2014 USEF Young Horse Championships and Festival.
Wellington, FL - November 5, 2013 - After nearly 18 months of legal battles and turmoil in Wellington and in the equestrian industry, Equestrian Sport Productions is pleased to announce that it has conditionally accepted the Equestrian Village Resolutions approved by the Wellington Village Council on October 22, 2013. The only conditions to the acceptance are slight modifications to the language of two conditions to reflect the language clarified and voted on by the Council at the meeting.
Oklahoma City, Okla. - A new discipline will be on display at the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show: para-reining. USA Reining and the United States Para-Equestrian Association (USPEA) announced last month that along with the help of the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) and the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA), reining would be introduced as a discipline for para-equestrian athletes.
The 2013 auction year of the Hannoveraner Verband ends with a brilliant sales event in centrally located Alsfeld. 53 riding horses for dressage, show jumping and pleasure riding will be offered for sale on November 29 and 30.
Lexington, KY - November 5, 2013 - Beginning January 2, 2014 Janet Greenlee joins leadership at the United States Hunter Jumper Association as its new Executive Director. Janet brings with her more than thirty years of leadership and management expertise in strategic planning, team development, relationship management, communications and marketing.
Wellington, FL (November 4, 2013) – Vita Flex Victory Team member and eventer, Jan Byyny, knows only too well what it takes to cross the fine line between good and great, and she proved it, once again, by winning the Dutta Corp Fair Hill International CCI3* on her mount, Inmidair (aka “JR”). During an emotional awards ceremony, Byyny reflected on her win and her journey with JR, and rejoiced at the fact that they had just won a round-trip plane ticket to Europe on behalf of Tim Dutta and the Dutta Corp.’s new sponsorship of the Fair Hill International.
Final entries are in and horse vans have already begun arriving at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY for the US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan®, the first national head-to-head competition of its kind showcasing riders and horses competing for top honors at all dressage levels from Training to Grand Prix as well as musical freestyles, to be held November 7 - 10, 2013. With exhibitors attending from as far away as Maine, Florida, Idaho and California, competition will be fierce across 24 championship classes. More than 300 entries were received representing al