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August 25, 2015

Southern Eventing and Dressage Association to Hold First USEA Recognized Horse Trial Since Hurricane Katrina

We are pleased to announce that the Southern Eventing and Dressage Association will be holding the first USEA recognized horse trial since Hurricane Katrina in 2005 at the September 19 and 20th Fleur de Leap Horse Trials.  Formerly known as the Watershed Horse Trials, this course was completely decimated by the storm and has been in the process of rebuilding for the last 10 years. Join us in celebrating the rebirth of nationally recognized eventing in Southern Louisiana!

August 21, 2015

Dressage at Devon 2015 Announces Judges and Dressage with the Experts Line-up

(August 4, 2015) Devon, PA – Dressage at Devon has announced the Breed Show and Performance Division judges as well as the Dressage With the Experts line up.

“We are very pleased to announce that we have an outstanding group of judging professionals for this year’s show as well as a respected group of professionals who will be providing expert commentary in our Dressage with the Experts program,” said Lori Kaminski, President and CEO of Dressage at Devon.

Judges include:

Breed Division

Jayne Ayers (R-WI)

August 21, 2015

The Jonathan Wentz Memorial Challenge for High Performance Para Dressage Reaches $800,000 Goal

Gladstone, NJ - August 12, 2015 - In the spring of 2014, Margaret H. Duprey and The Barnfield Foundation launched The Jonathan Wentz Memorial Challenge for High Performance Para Dressage to help raise $800,000 for the discipline. Through the challenge, Duprey and The Barnfield Foundation each pledged up to $200,000, matching dollar for dollar, gift commitments of $4,000 and above. This month the goal was reached, providing the Para Dressage High Performance program with critical funding.

August 21, 2015

Pony Club Awards College Scholarships to Members

August, 13 2015 (Lexington, KY) – Six outstanding Pony Club members were awarded college scholarships through The United States Pony Clubs, Inc. for outstanding sportsmanship, stewardship, and leadership through horsemanship. The recipients are chosen by a scholarship committee and administered by Pony Club based on the requirements for each opportunity. 

August 21, 2015

HITS Ocala to Add Two Weeks of December Holiday Shows

OCALA, Florida (August 13, 2015): HITS, Inc. is pleased to announce two extra weeks of USEF-rated hunter/jumper shows this December, at HITS Post Time Farm in Ocala, Florida, to kick off the renowned Ocala Winter Circuit a month early.

August 21, 2015


Brentwood, TN, August 12, 2015 –Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, is putting its horsepower behind a high-profile project in the Company’s own backyard: a new multi-purpose equestrian facility currently under construction at the Park at Harlinsdale Farm in Franklin, Tennessee, which will be branded as “Tractor Supply Co. Arena” when it opens in late September of 2015.

August 18, 2015

World's Best Ready To Bring Their A Game To The Hampton Classic

Bridgehampton, NY--August 18, 2015--A world-class line-up of horses and riders is set to compete in the 40th annual Hampton Classic Horse Show which returns to Bridgehampton, NY, August 23-30. Show jumping's best and brightest stars, including Olympic and Pan American Games medalists, will be on hand to compete for top honors in three FEI Grand Prix events, culminating with the Classic's featured event, the $250,000 Hampton Classic Grand Prix CSI4* Presented by LONGINES on Sunday, August 30.  


August 14, 2015

Countdown To The $170,000 Young Jumper Championships

Georgetown, KY – August, 14, 2015 – Just a few short weeks remain until the 16th Annual $170,000 Young Jumper Championships takes center stage at premier venues across the country.  The Eastern and Western League Finals will be held simultaneously on both coasts during The Hampton Classic in Bridgehampton, NY, and Showpark All Seasons in Del Mar, CA, the week of August 22-31, 2015. 

YJC Western League

Can Jason McArdle Three-peat?

August 5, 2015

Citizens Bank Provides $31.5 Million Senior Secured Credit Facility for Dover Saddlery, Inc.

BOSTON – Citizens Bank announced today that Citizens Commercial Banking has provided a $31.5 million senior secured credit facility for Dover Saddlery, Inc., a leading multichannel retailer of equestrian products in the United States.

Dover Saddlery recently announced the completion of its merger with a company formed by Webster Capital, a leading private equity firm. 

July 30, 2015

Thoroughbred Charities of America Awards a Grant to Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center

Lexington, KY. July 28, 2015 – Thoroughbred Charities of America has provided a grant to Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center to assist with the annual dental and farrier costs for the horses. Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center fulfilled TCA’s mission of providing a better life for Thoroughbreds both during and after their racing careers by supporting retirement, rehabilitation, retraining, and adoption.

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