Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Dec. 11, 2017 – East Wind Farms, the Fort Lauderdale-based hunter/jumper operation led by owner Tiffany Morrissey is poised and ready for top competition at the 2018 Winter Equestrian Festival. East Wind horses and riders earned a series of significant accomplishments and victories during the summer and fall circuits at the top shows in the nation.
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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.
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.
Wellington, FL – Nov. 6, 2017 –The Annual South Florida Hunter Jumper Association (SFHJA) Charity Horse Show celebrates 67 years of great competition and giving. Held at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center Nov. 21-26, the US Equestrian Premier, AA-rated show is the highlight of the SFHJA series and has become a popular event for early winter season arrivals.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Fairfield, Conn. – Oct. 6, 2017 – The Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) announced the locations for the for their Western Semi-Finals competitions, the definitive step for Western riders and teams to qualify for Nationals. IHSA riders compete in a range of levels in Western horsemanship and in the open level in both horsemanship and reining.