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March 22, 2011

Custom Saddlery Awards Liz Austin And Olivier “Best Turned Out Horse” Award At Wellington Classic Dressage Challenge II CDI

Wellington, FL (March 21, 2011) – Liz Austin’s handsome bay Dutch Warmblood, Olivier, owned by her mother Madeleine Austin, is an eye-catching stallion with four white socks, white star and stripe and gorgeous thick tail. Olivier’s looks, along with his excellent conditioning and Austin’s fashionable turnout, helped the pair ride away with Custom Saddlery’s “Best Turned Out Horse” Award during the Wellington Classic Dressage Challenge II CDI.

March 18, 2011

The Dressage Foundation Announces Launch Of 'Lessons In Fundraising And Giving'

(Lincoln, Nebraska) March 18, 2011 - Olympian Carol Lavell has said, “For most Young Riders, obtaining financial support becomes the ultimate hurdle.”  Through The Dressage Foundation's new 'Lessons in Fundraising and Giving' Program, riders will learn valuable tools that will help them throughout their equestrian careers.

March 18, 2011

Equine Anhidrosis Can Be Treated And Spring Is The Perfect Time

Horses that don’t sweat – a condition called equine anhidrosis – run a serious health risk. Managing the symptoms is difficult for owners and trainers but now there’s an effective, natural alternative that can prevent and treat anhidrosis or non-sweating: an electrolyte-balancing patch marketed under the trade name “Equiwinner”.

March 17, 2011

Premier Equestrian Made Everything Under Foot Ideal At Jim Brandon Equestrian Center During World Dressage Masters Palm Beach

West Palm Beach, FL (March 17, 2011)  – Dressage rider Steffen Peters not only rode away with a personal best and high score of 80.872% during the World Dressage Masters (WDM) Palm Beach, but Peters praised the custom blended GGT FootingTM in the arenas at Jim Brandon Equestrian Center for the WDM and said the footing helped him ride Ravel to victory.

March 17, 2011

Good Works Vet Eases Pain In Therapy Horses, Takes Charge During Fires

The American Association of Equine Practitioners has selected Dr. Kevin May of El Cajon Valley Veterinary Hospital in El Cajon, Calif., as the Good Works Campaign honoree for the month of February.

The AAEP's Good Works Campaign honors AAEP-member practitioners who perform volunteer service to benefit horses and the equine community. Horse owners and veterinary professionals are encouraged to nominate veterinarians to be considered for the next monthly recognition by March 31.

March 17, 2011

World Class Equestrians Dominate International Competitions

March 16, 2011, Simpsonville, KY – Four top international competitors are pounding the competition in equestrian events in 2011.And they all share one winning secret:LubriSyn Joint Supplement.

Following Olympic triumphs in 1996 and 2008, and a spectacular showing at the 2010 World Equestrian Games, 2010 FEI World Cup Champion Steffen Peters and 13-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding Ravel earned the highest score of their career at the World Dressage Masters Palm Beach Grand Prix on March 11, 2011.

March 16, 2011

Jodie Kelly Dressage Wins Classic Equine Stall And Tack Room Award At Wellington Classic Dressage Challenge II CDI

Wellington, FL (March 16, 2011) – Jodie Kelly’s Dressage Sport Horse Farm was pretty in pink during the Wellington Classic Dressage Challenge II CDI, and thanks to Kelly’s pink motif her farm took 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 is awarded at a variety of dressage and WEF shows during the Florida winter show season.

March 16, 2011

Darragh Kenny Leads The Fun & Games At Fete Cheval For The EQUUS Foundation

Wellington, FL - March 15, 2011 - This year's Fete Cheval was a huge hit that featured fantastic riders performing games on rescue horses on Friday, March 11, 2011. The beautiful night, presented by Foundation Farm, benefitted The EQUUS Foundation, which helps equestrian and horse related charities across the United States. There was a beautiful dinner for guests, catered by White Horse Tavern Catering on the grounds of the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center at their Special Events Tent.

March 16, 2011

National Federations Request More Time For Consultation On Restructuring

Following requests from National Federations, the FEI Bureau has agreed to extend the period of consultation on new FEI Statutes that would allow for restructuring of the current FEI governance model. The vote on restructuring had originally been scheduled to take place at an Extraordinary General Assembly at the FEI’s new headquarters in Lausanne (SUI) on 6 May 2011.

March 16, 2011

World Dressage Masters Star Steffen Peters Wins Premier Equestrian Sportsmanship Award

Wellington, FL (March 15, 2011) – United States Dressage rider Steffen Peters turned in the ride of his life aboard his equine partner, Ravel, in front of a sold-out crowd at the World Dressage Masters Palm Beach CDI5* at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in Wellington. In addition to earning a “personal best” score on Ravel, Peters also rode away as the winner of the Premier Equestrian Sportsmanship Award.

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