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October 24, 2014

Devon elects new Foundation Board members made up of top equestrians, long time volunteers, renowned business leaders and celebrated philanthropists.

 Devon, PA – Thursday, October 23, 2014 - The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair Foundation met on October 3, 2014 to approve new bylaws and elect additional officers and board members.

The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-for-profit charitable organization that owns the land and facilities of the Show grounds. Sarah Coxe Lange, CEO of the Foundation, is extremely excited about the depth and caliber of those who were elected.

October 23, 2014

Richard Spooner and Jennifer Gates Ride for Mustard Seed Ranch At Longines Los Angeles Masters’ Charity Pro-AM

LOS ANGELES, CA,—Mustard Seed Ranch (MSR) was recently awarded $35,000 as one of twelve charities showcased at the Charity Pro-AM, a unique philanthropic competition held at the Longines Los Angeles Masters on September 27. Professional rider Richard Spooner and amateur rider Jennifer Gates competed at the event on behalf of MSR, a nonprofit providing equine assisted therapy and life-experience programs to abused and neglected youth in Southern California.

October 20, 2014

BIVI Announces Prascend® Horse Owner Contest Winners

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (Sept. 24, 2014) – Prascend® (pergolide mesylate) has been available to U.S. veterinarians and horse owners for nearly three years as a treatment option for horses suffering from Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (PPID), formerly known as equine Cushing’s disease. In an effort to raise awareness of the disease and share treatment success stories, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI), manufacturers of PRASCEND, recently hosted a testimonial contest.

October 10, 2014

The Dressage Foundation's Renee Isler Fund Awards Grant To Jhesika Wells

October 9, 2014 - The Dressage Foundation's Renee Isler Dressage Support Fund has awarded an $800 grant to Jhesika Wells (WA) to receive training from Severo Jurado, a trainer and top rider for Andreas Helgstrand in Denmark.

Jhesika, a successful young U.S. rider, is currently in Denmark working for Helgstrand.  She will use the grant to take a series of intensive training lessons with Jurado, riding Helgstrand’s horse, Digital.  Jhesika plans to continue learning how to train a horse to the FEI levels and compete throughout Europe.

October 7, 2014

Melissa Rudershausen Named Show Jumping Hall of Fame Rider of the Month for September

Lexington, KY- October 7, 2014 - Melissa Rudershausen of Kennett Square, PA has been named the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Rider of the Month for September.

 

October 3, 2014

CNN Announces JustWorld's Partner Juan Pablo Romero Fuentes As CNN Top 10 Hero Finalist

Los Angeles, CA - October 3, 2014 -Yesterday, the worldwide leader in news, CNN, announced the Top 10 finalists for the CNN Heroes of 2014 award. Juan Pablo Romero Fuentes, the founder of Los Patojos, the JustWorld International partner project in Guatemala, has made a difference in the lives of over 1,000 children. Since its inception, CNN Heroes has received tens of thousands of submissions from more than 100 countries and profiled over 200 heroes, and out of all this year's entries, Romero Fuentes was officially named a Top Ten Finalist.

September 30, 2014

Year of the Horse Gets the Red Carpet Treatment in True New York Style with a Star-Studded Film Festival

NEW YORK, NY, September 29, 2014 - The Equus Film Festival is coming to New York City on Friday, November 21st and Saturday, November 22nd to highlight and reward the diverse and creative efforts of those in indie film, music, and advertising, who artistically pay homage to the horse through media. 

September 30, 2014

Virginia Horse Center Foundation Names New Board Members

Lexington, VA - September 30, 2014 - The Virginia Horse Center Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to the Foundation's Board of Directors. Joining the Board as the Horse Center continues to expand its team of top-notch industry professionals and leaders are Bill Heizer, Tim Jennings and Brian Ross.

September 26, 2014

Final Qualifiers Announced For the 2014 Washington International Horse Show

Washington, D.C. – September 25, 2014 – The qualifying period for the 2014 Washington International Horse Show concluded on August 31, and the top finishers in all divisions are now set to compete at the nation’s leading metropolitan indoor horse show. The WIHS offers championships for junior and pony equitation riders as well as adult and children’s hunter and jumper competitors. The 56th Annual Washington International Horse Show, held at Verizon Center in downtown Washington, D.C., will run October 21-26, 2014.

September 26, 2014

2014 EQUUS Foundation/USEF Humanitarian Award Nominations Due October 31st

WESTPORT, CT - September 26, 2014 - The EQUUS Foundation Humanitarian Award was jointly established by the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and the EQUUS Foundation in 2009 to celebrate the humanitarian achievements made by members of the equine community. Nominations are due on or before October 31, 2014.

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