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April 21, 2011

Niemi Dressage Wins Classic Equine Stall And Tack Room Award At Gold Coast Dressage Finale

Wellington, FL (April 21, 2011) – Niemi Dressage’s beautifully appointed stall and tack area at the Gold Coast Dressage Finale helped owner and trainer Elizabeth Niemi take home the Classic Equine Stall and Tack Room Award. Sponsored by Classic Equine Equipment, a nationally recognized leader in quality horse stall systems and stable accessories, the Classic Equine Stall and Tack Room Award was awarded at a variety of dressage and jumping shows during the Florida winter show season.

April 21, 2011

Lusitano Festival At Sons Of The Wind Farm To Support PDVA "Ride For Life"

Merrimac, MA - April 21, 2011 - On Saturday, June 4, 2011, the Sons of the Wind School of Equestrian Arts is be hosting their third annual Lusitano Festival.  This year, the Pride of Portugal; The Lusitano, joins the "Ride for Life". This exciting event showcases the beautiful Lusitano horses and the highlights the amazing Portuguese culture, and will now also be helping to try and raise $50,000 for the Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center.

April 20, 2011

USHJA Announces Markel Insurance As The Sponsor Of Trainer Certification Program

Lexington, KY-The United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) is pleased to announce Markel Insurance Company as the presenting sponsor of the USHJA Trainer Certification Program (TCP).

April 20, 2011

International Dressage Star Susie Dutta Wins Wellington Institute “Rider Wellness Award” At Gold Coast Grand Finale

Wellington, FL (April 20, 2011) – International dressage rider Susie Dutta rode into the winner’s circle during the Gold Coast Grand Finale, wrapping up a successful winter show season with her Grand Prix horses. Dutta also earned the prestigious “Rider Wellness Award” from The Wellington Institute while competing at the Gold Coast Grand Finale.

April 20, 2011

Preliminary Challenge Returns To The Event At Woodside

Woodside, Calif., April 20, 2011 – The third annual Preliminary Challenge will be the competitive highlight of the Event At Woodside on May 27-29. The popular competition, which climaxes as the sun sets over the San Francisco Bay on Saturday evening, will offer $15,000 in prize money and $15,000 in prizes in each of the two divisions.

April 19, 2011

Tickets On Sale May 1st For The 2011 Fidelity Investments® Jumper Classic®

April 18, 2011, Hampton Falls, New Hampshire--Tickets will go on sale online May 1st for the 2011 Fidelity Investments Jumper Classic, New England's premier international equestrian show jumping event featuring the $75,000 Fidelity Investments Grand Prix. The show brings the nation's top horses and riders headlining this exciting Olympic sport to Hampton Falls, New Hampshire from Wednesday, September 14th to Sunday,
September 18th.

April 19, 2011

Master Your Riding - And Your Mind

HARVARD, MA - For many years, athletes in a wide variety of sports have realized the value of sports psychology to improve their game.  And riders, especially those competing in the dressage arena, are increasingly embracing the idea of equestrian sport being as much an intellectual challenge as a physical one.  A dressage rider's mental preparation is as important as their horse mastering the correct degree of bend in a shoulder-in or a sequence of flying changes; this understanding of the differences between human and horse mentalities is critical not only when preparing to ente

April 19, 2011

Auburn Claims Overall National Championship At 2011 VENC

Auburn claimed its second overall team national championship in the 2011 Varsity Equestrian National Championships at Waco, Texas, in the Extraco Events Center. The Tigers, also winners in 2006, placed first in Hunter Seat competition and fourth in Western. Georgia claimed second place with second place (Hunter Seat) and third place (Western) finishes. Texas A&M was awarded third place by finishing first in Western and sixth in Hunter Seat.

April 19, 2011

World Equestrian Brands’ Equilibrium Therapy Massage Mitt Is Huge Hit For Horses and Owners

Buena Vista, VA (April 18, 2011) – Horses and riders can now benefit from an affordable massage any time they want thanks to Equilibrium Therapy’s Massage Mitt, sold in the United States by World Equestrian Brands, LLC. The Massage Mitt is the result of three years of research by Equilibrium Products.

April 15, 2011

Purchase The George H. Morris Trainer Certification Clinic At Canterbury Farm DVD Set Today

Hampshire, IL - April 14, 2011 - USHJA, in Conjunction with Diane Carney, is pleased to offer an exclusive opportunity to purchase the George H. Morris Trainer Certification Clinic at Canterbury Farm DVD set. As the first USHJA Trainer Certification Clinic, this clinic set the standard for education by hosting three days and three sessions with George H. Morris. Each day can be purchased individually for $120 or you can purchase the entire set for $350.

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