Lexington, KY] – In a firm affirmation of its ongoing commitment to equestrian sport, Alltech has signed on as the title sponsor of the 128th National Horse Show to be held at the Alltech Arena in Lexington, Ky, USA, from November 2-6, 2011.
Parker, CO---As part of its commitment to education, The Colorado Horse Park (CHP) hosted a two-part series, Conditioning for Success, this spring. Featuring area experts such as Terry Swanson DVM, partner at Littleton Equine Medical Center, and Deeda Randle, M.S. in Animal Physiology, the event drew riders and auditors from around the region.
Aiken, SC (April 26, 2011) – World Equestrian Games Bronze Medalist Steffen Peters calls his equine partner, Ravel, his “horse of a lifetime.” Ravel, a 13-year-old KWPN gelding owned by Akiko Yamazaki, has helped Peters win more medals and awards than most riders could dream of during their career.
Chicago, IL…….Now available from Finish Line: FURA-FREE™ is the safer alternative to Fura-zone*.
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Wellington, FL (April 24, 2011) – International dressage rider and trainer Shannon Dueck and Tamara Geber’s PRE stallion Sentimiento I have been in the spotlight recently, including appearing on the cover of Dressage Today magazine. Dueck and Sentimiento were back in the spotlight at the Gold Coast Dressage Finale, riding away with The Sanctuary Peak Performance Award.
Wellington, Fla. (April 26, 2011) – Dressage rider and trainer Heather Ward rode away with the win in the Intermediaire I class at the Wellington Classic Dressage Challenge II CDI as well as the Vita Flex Victory Pass Award, sponsored by Vita Flex Nutrition. Ward was all smiles following her success at the show.
Merrimac, MA - April 25, 2011 -Sons of the Wind School of Equestrian Arts is pleased to announce that it will once again be returning to the PDVA Ride for Life on June 25, 2011. This annual event is a premier dressage show and breast cancer benefit where all proceeds fund quality of life and breast cancer research at the Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center. The Sons of the Wind will be showcasing the talent of their Lusitano mounts during the Ride for Life Dancing Horse Challenge.
Lexington, KY (April 24th, 2011)–The popular helmet awareness campaign Riders4Helmets.com has partnered with generous sponsors to offer the largest ever giveaway of riding helmets with a combined value of over $6,500, in addition to a highly sought after iPad2. Visitors to the Rolex KY 3DE (April 28-May 1) may visit the Riders4Helmets area in the “old” indoor arena to register for the giveaway, receive helmet safety literature, and, have the opportunity to participate in helmet fitting demonstrations (times available online).
Lexington KY - April 22, 2011 - The Kentucky Spring Horse Shows is one of the nation's premier hunter/jumper events, and will be kicking-off its two weeks of competition with the Kentucky Spring Horse Show May 11-15, 2011, and will conclude with the Kentucky Spring Classic May 18-22, 2011. This incredible event is proud to offer only the best to all of its exhibitors, with Otto Sport Footing in the main rings that will be used throughout the two weeks.
Wellington, FL (April 22, 2011) – FEI rider and trainer Elizabeth Niemi competed her KWPN gelding Sting at the Gold Coast Dressage Finale Show, and thanks to Sting’s dazzling chrome and brilliant coat the pair were turned out to perfection. Niemi and Sting’s perfect look helped the pair ride away with Custom Saddlery’s “Best Turned Out Horse” Award during the show, sponsored by Custom Saddlery, makers of handcrafted custom-fit dressage, jumping, and event saddles.