Smith College Equestrians Celebrate the Career of Sue Payne

Smith College Equestrians Celebrate the Career of Sue Payne

Edited Press Release

Northampton, Mass. – Dec. 7, 2017 – The Smith College Department of Athletics and Recreation celebrated the career of Sue Payne with a dinner Saturday evening. More than 75 alumnae, friends, family and colleagues came together to honor Payne for an accomplished 40-year career. Smith College Director of Athletics Kristin Hughes presented Payne with a Smith College commemorative chair.  Words of appreciation were delivered by guests including Bob Cacchione, Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) founder and executive director, Tracy Farnham, the former equestrian coach at UMass and Payne’s students from graduating classes 1973 through 2019.

St. Andrews University IHSA Western National Champions Send Holiday Packages to U.S. Troops

St. Andrews University IHSA Western National Champions  Send Holiday Packages to U.S. Troops

Laurinburg, N.C. – Nov. 21, 2017 – The two-time Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Western National Champion team along with the IHSA Hunt Seat team and members of their Intercollegiate Dressage team, staff and coaches gathered Nov. 15 at the Avinger Auditorium on the St. Andrews University campus for a special event. Peggy McElveen, director of the St. Andrews Equestrian Center and Carla Wennberg, IHSA Western head coach, led the group in assembling holiday packages to ship to U.S. troops stationed in Afghanistan, Iraq and Africa.

McLain Ward Donates Coolers to Support Omega Horse Rescue - Bid Now to Own a Piece of Show Jumping History

  McLain Ward Donates Coolers to Support Omega Horse Rescue - Bid Now to Own a Piece of Show Jumping History

Dear Friends,  Leave it to McLain Ward to be generous and thoughtful.  He is not only one of the greatest show jumping talents, but he is one of the greatest ambassadors of our sport.  This is just another example. McLain donated championship coolers from some of his historic wins with Sapphire and other great horses from Castle Hill. Now you can bid to win one of these keepsakes from some of the greatest moments in American show jumping history with all funds going directly to one of our favorite charities, the Omega Horse Rescue Fund. 

Learn all about Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association at Equine Affaire

Learn all about Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association at Equine Affaire

Fairfield, Conn. – Nov. 1, 2017 – North America’s premier equine exposition and gathering kicks off in West Springfield, Massachusetts, Nov. 9. The four-day event is an opportunity for horse enthusiasts to experience one of the largest equine-related trade shows in the country, educational events, demonstrations, top clinicians and more. For college-bound students, parents and all those interested in intercollegiate riding, it is a great opportunity to learn about the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA).

Recipient Christine Campbell Forges Ahead

  Recipient Christine Campbell Forges Ahead

Wellington, Fla. – Oct. 17, 2017 – Christine Campbell is fearless in the face of challenge and she has led the life to prove it. An equestrian from an early age, she rode with Ronnie Mutch, earned her colors with the Smithtown Hunt and was a whipper-in for the Fairfield County Hounds. She has trained field hunters to grand prix jumpers, ridden internationally and has worked with some of the most celebrated international riders.

Read the latest issue of Equestrian Living online

Read the latest issue of Equestrian Living online

The October/November issue of Equestrian Living is online! Visit polo star and model Nacho Figueras and his family at their amazing farm in Argentina. Then, travel to Mount Juliet,
an 18th-century Irish estate that is both a luxury resort and a sports-lover’s paradise.
Plus there is EQLiving's fascinating mix of interesting people, dining, travel, design,
fashion, décor, the arts and more.