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February 17, 2011

New FAU Equestrian Team Makes Strong Showing Against Region's Best

PLANTATION, Fla. – Florida Atlantic University’s Equestrian Team, in its first competition and with a complement of Palm Beaches riders, made a strong showing on Feb. 5 versus the Southeast’s top collegiate programs.

The riding Owls placed in nine classes at the IHSA (Intercollegiate Horse Show Association) show hosted by the University of Miami at Plantation Equestrian Center in Broward County.

February 17, 2011

Micaela Mabragana And Idilio Win The Sanctuary Peak Performance Award At Wellington Classic Dressage Spring Challenge CDI

Wellington, FL (February 16, 2011) – Argentinean rider Micaela Mabragana, who trains with Dressage Olympian Lendon Gray, competed Hampton Green Farm’s Spanish PRE stallion, Idilio II, at the Wellington Classic Dressage Spring Challenge CDI. The pair looked stunning and in peak condition, despite the rainy weather, and rode away with The Sanctuary Peak Performance Award.

February 17, 2011

Carolina Cup Lands New Sponsor Donation To Help Raise Money For Healthcare

CAMDEN, SC - The Carolina Cup Racing Association is pleased to announce a new sponsor for the 79th Annual Carolina Cup Steeplechase Race Day.

Vineyard Vines, the Connecticut-based apparel and accessories brand founded by brothers Shep and Ian Murray, is now the official bowtie provider of the Carolina Cup. The high-end clothier is donating an estimated $22,000 worth of bowties that will be sold on-line through the racing association's gift shop and on race day.

February 17, 2011

Carolina Horse Park Announces The 60th Annual Stoneybrook Steeplechase

RAEFORD, NC (December 1, 2010) Whether it is the showstopper hat contest, the early morning 5K Run for the Ribbons, the tailgating competition, or the prized Thoroughbreds jumping hurdles at breakneck speed, this year’s 60th running of the Stoneybrook Steeplechase— held April 9, 2011—has something for everyone. General admission is $15.00 in advance and reserved tailgate parking ranges from $75.00‐$450.00. All military will receive 20% off any level of admission.

February 16, 2011

Ilse Schwarz And Cadenza Win Custom Saddlery “Best Turned Out Horse” Award At Wellington Classic Dressage Spring Challenge CDI

Wellington, FL (February 16, 2011) – Despite rainy and muddy conditions at the Wellington Classic Dressage Spring Challenge CDI, Ilse Schwarz and her Oldenburg gelding, Cadenza, managed to not only stay clean but also rode away with Custom Saddlery’s “Best Turned Out Horse” Award. Sponsored by Custom Saddlery, makers of handcrafted custom-fit dressage, jumping, and event saddles, Custom Saddlery presents the “Best Turned Out Horse” Award during designated shows on the winter dressage circuit.

February 16, 2011

Voltaire Design Becomes Sponsor Of The PRO Tour Rider Leader Board

Vero Beach, FL - February 16, 2011 - The Professional Riders Organization is pleased to announce that Voltaire Design, whose innovative products are synonymous with unparalleled quality and outstanding customer service, will sponsor the 2011 PRO Tour Rider Leader Board rankings.

February 16, 2011

Lip Sync Show To Benefit Danny And Ron's Rescue Fast Approaching

Wellington, FL - February 16, 2011 - Looking for love in all the wrong places? Well Fossy thinks that its time you put your best foot forward, be it on two legs or four, and head on down to the Lip Sync Show for Kids and Juniors on Friday, February 25th starting at 6 PM Sharp! This event will be one of the highlights of the 2011 Circuit with performances by kids you know from around the Show grounds. Come enjoy the great entertainment and support this worthy cause to help our fine four footed "Best Friends".

February 16, 2011

Gigi Stetler's Riding In Style Brand Apparel Now Available At Collierville Saddlery

Wellington, FL - February 15, 2011 - Gigi Stetler, the owner of RV Sales of Broward, is pleased to announce that her Riding in Style brand has expanded to include riding apparel, and is now available for purchase at Collierville Saddlery in Wellington, FL. Collierville Saddlery features the best fine English riding supplies and apparel.
"Riding in Style is about maintaining your confidence and pride along life's journey. We all fall off our horse once in a while, so why not look good doing it," says Gigi.

February 15, 2011

Property’s Purchase Brings A Greener Future To Galway Downs International Events

Temecula, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011—Galway Downs organizer Robert Kellerhouse is working closely with Ken and Tina Smith, who purchased the Southern California Equestrian Center in late October of 2010, in preparation for the Galway Downs International Horse Trials on April 1-3.

February 14, 2011

Foundation Farm Announced As Title Sponsor Of Fete Cheval

WELLINGTON, FL - February 14, 2011 - The EQUUS Foundation is pleased to announce that Foundation Farm will be the Title Sponsor for the upcoming Fete Cheval on Friday, March 11, 2011, in Wellington, Florida. Casual chic will be the attire for this fun-filled evening at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The event will include a cocktail reception, auction, and dinner, but the highlight of the evening will be the gymkhana games in the International Grand Prix Arena with some of the world's top riders.

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