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May 27, 2014

The Chicago Hunter Derby Announces Judges Panel for 2014

Antioch, IL - May 26, 2014 - The Chicago Hunter Derby presented by Chicago Equestrians for a Cause is pleased to announce the judges panel for this year's derby to be held September 5 -7th, 2014 at the beautiful Annali-Brookwood Farm in Antioch, IL. The prestigious derby is now in its sixth year of producing one of the best stand-alone derby events in the country while raising money for local charities. The event features a $50,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby sponsored by Canadian Pacific and a $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby.

May 27, 2014

ReRun Announces eBay® Auction Of Moneighs By Triple Crown Race Winners

Did you know 12 of the past 20 Kentucky Derby winners have created Moneigh® paintings?  A Moneigh® is an original, abstract, watercolor painting made by equines using  the muzzle, whiskers, tail, hoof, or paintbrush held in the artist’ teeth. The name is trademarked by ReRun and derived from the name of a famous artist and the sound a horse makes.  Over 1,300 paintings have been completed  since the project began in 2001.  ReRun is a non- profit program that assists Thoroughbreds in finding second careers after racing.

May 27, 2014

Stadium Jumping to Manage Southeast Medal Finals with James Lala

Jacksonville, FL - May 25, 2014 - James Lala is pleased to announce that world-class show management organization, Stadium Jumping, Inc., has been contracted to help produce this year's popular Jacksonville championship competition, Southeast Medal Finals. Stadium Jumping, led by Michael Morrissey, has been the producer of such groundbreaking and iconic show jumping events as the American Invitational, The American Gold Cup, World Cup Finals, Olympic Games Show Jumping Selection Trials, FEI World Equestrian Games Selection Trials and the Winter Equestrian Festival.

May 27, 2014

George H. Morris Gladstone Program Concludes Exemplary Week at USET Foundation's Hamilton Farms

Gladstone, NJ - May 25, 2014 - The final day of the George H. Morris Gladstone Program came to a conclusion today at the USET Foundation Headquarters at Hamilton Farms. Legendary horseman, George Morris, pushed the 10 riders to their fullest potential in the flat and gymnastics phases, being as forward as the seat he advocates. The riders were tested through training in classical dressage, as well as over a full course featuring a water jump, liverpool, airy verticals, and a dodgy triple combination.

May 27, 2014

Jaclyn Duff Scores First FEI Victory at Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park

May 27, 2014

George Morris Summarizes Four Days of Work on the Flat and Over Fences to Prepare Riders For Final Day of 2014 Gladstone Program

Gladstone, NJ - May 24, 2014 - The fifth day of the George H. Morris Gladstone Program saw an abundance of auditors line the stands at the USET Foundation Headquarters at Hamilton Farm for the Saturday mounted sessions. The sessions this morning reviewed the previous four days of instruction, summarizing position, release over fences and exercises using classical dressage.

May 26, 2014

George Morris Drops the Stirrups to Pin Point Positioning at Gladstone Program

Gladstone, NJ - May 23, 2014 - The fourth day of the George H. Morris Gladstone Program opened to a brisk breeze and 60-degree weather. With the horses feeling fresh, riders had to be on point as they mounted sans stirrups for the morning sessions with the world-renowned horseman.

May 23, 2014

Artisan Farms’ Caitlin Ziegler has New Ride in Coco Bongo

Vrasene, Belgium – Artisan Farms has a new horse joining its stables.  Coco Bongo has been purchased for young professional Caitlin Ziegler of Mequon, Wisconsin.

May 22, 2014

Eric Lamaze Rides Winning Streak into Rome

Rome, Italy – Hot off his victory in the €200,000 Grand Prix of La Baule, France, on Sunday, Canadian Olympic Show Jumping Champion Eric Lamaze enjoyed another win on the opening day of CSIO5* Rome, Italy.

May 22, 2014

Taylor Harris Insurance Services $200,000 Triple Crown Challenge Returns for 2014

Middleburg, VA - May 22, 2014 - For the third consecutive year, Taylor Harris Insurance Services  (THIS) is offering world-class riders $200,000 if they can win the $100,000 Grand Prix of Devon, the $250,000 Hampton Classic Grand Prix and the $250,000 National Horse Show Grand Prix. Riders must win each of these prestigious competitions on the same horse in the same year to claim their bonus.

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