Traverse City, MI - June 13, 2011 - Horse Sports by the Bay, Inc is pleased to announce that Dr. Heather Woodruff from Hagyard Equine Medical Institute will be returning this season as the official Show Veterinarian of the 2011 Horse Shows by the Bay Equestrian Festival.
Aiken, SC (June 9, 2011) – Six lucky sleuths recently became proud owners of DSB Dressage Sport Boots thanks to the “Find Ravel” contest on Custom Saddlery’s website. The contest featured photos of the highly decorated Ravel, a world famous 13-year-old KWPN gelding owned by Akiko Yamazaki, hidden throughout the website. Contestants who emailed in the correct number of hidden photos were entered in a drawing, and the six names drawn were then presented with a pair of DSB Dressage Boots.
Canton, MA (June 9, 2011) – Draper Equine Therapy, makers of therapeutic horse and rider products featuring the innovative “smart fiber” Celliant®, is proud to announce the addition of Men’s and Women’s Long Sleeved T-Shirts to their therapeutic line of body-centric clothes, supports and blankets. People all around the world have already discovered the Draper products for horses, riders and dogs, and are thrilled that the products have been proven to reduce pain in three out of four users in clinical studies.
Westford MA, June 8th, 2011. Volo Farm is pleased to report an end to their quarantine. State officials released us from quarantine on June 7th.
The farm owned pony “Bullwinkle” was tested on April 26th, and was positive for both the respiratory and neurologic strains of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV1). Volo staff immediately placed the farm on voluntary quarantine, with no horses moving in or out. State officials placed the farm under quarantine on May 4th.
Flair LLC, makers of the FLAIR® Equine Nasal Strip, is pleased to announce their sponsorship of Phillip Dutton’s 2011 Dutton Academy Eventing Camp. Phillip Dutton, a two-time Olympic Gold-Medalist and member of the US Equestrian Team, will hold this year’s annual Dutton Academy June 12-17, 2011 at Dutton’s True Prospect Farm in Pennsylvania.
Reno, NV - May 25, 2011 - The Second Annual Franktown Meadows Hunter Derby is pleased to invite all of its participants to a VIP rider reception benefitting ALS of Nevada. The beautiful reception will be held on Sunday September 4, 2011 from 6:30p.m. to 8:00p.m. at the luxurious BuBinga Lounge in the host hotel, Eldorado Hotel Casino Reno. Riders, trainers, owners, and sponsors are all invited to attend this exciting event, where the order of go will be drawn for the hunter derby the following day.
Despite Mother Nature's record breaking rains this last weekend, Riana and Romax Foldager made a clean sweep winning all three Young Rider classes at the Shelly Siegel Show in Santa Rosa, CA. After her victory, Riana commented, "Romax and I are really just starting to compete this season. We had some show hurdles for the month of May." Weather and the EHV-1 lockdowns have made competitions difficult this season.