DALLAS – Feb. 20, 2019 – For over 20 years, Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses have been bringing comfort and support to individuals, families and communities which have experienced loss, tragedy or trauma. From hospital rooms to scenes of natural disaster, these miniature horses have offered their own brand of healing to those most in need.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Feb. 19, 2019 – The Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Lifetime Achievement Award is a prestigious accolade bestowed upon a board member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, commitment and exemplary service to the association. This year’s IHSA Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Carla Wennberg, meets the criteria with her life’s work, positive outlook and dedication to her students.
WELLINGTON, Fla – Feb. 15, 2019 – Brooke USA’s Sunset Polo™ & White Party is the most memorable event of the winter equestrian season. If you have your heart set on a Cabana to watch the match and enjoy the evening's festivities, you should secure it now. Cabana sales are brisk for the event which returns for the fourth consecutive year to The Wanderers Club, Wellington’s exclusive private club and gathering venue, Friday, March 22, from 5:30-11 p.m.
Tamara Gooch’s love for photography is equaled only by her love of horses, and her passion for each subject is revealed in the artistry, rich color and unique focus of every image she shoots. After fifteen years as a professional photographer, Tamara still gets excited every time she picks up her camera.
Delicioso! Ingrid Hoffmann is the host of “Top Chef Estrellas” (Telemundo, NBC), “Simply Delicioso” (Cooking Channel) and “Delicioso” (Univision). Ingrid will team up with The Wanderers Club’s Chef Tam to create an over-the-top menu for The Touch of Orange Dinner, a private VIP party in The Stables restaurant and on the veranda of The Wanderers Club for Brooke USA's Sunset Polo™ & White Party Friday, March 22, at 5:30-11p.m.
The old-world European-inspired Palm Beach Polo home of equestrians Ken Berkley and Scott Stewart was the setting of a spectacular dinner to benefit Equestrian Aid Foundation, Thursday, Feb. 7. The lavish event featured Dom Pérignon, a brand synonymous with vintage Champagne and prestige cuvées, and The Mascot, a wine brand created by Will Harlan born out of the famous Harlan Estate Vineyard.
GLADSTONE, N.J. – Feb. 11, 2019 – The leadership of the Junior Essex Troop, producers of the Garden State Horse Show, announced that the 2019 prize list is now online. Horseshowing.com is now officially accepting online entries for hunter/jumper horse show scheduled for April 27-May 5 at its new home, Hamilton Farm, the U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation headquarters and former training grounds for the U.S. Equestrian Team.
GLADSTONE, N.J. – Feb. 5, 2019 – The leadership of the Junior Essex Troop, producers of the Garden State Horse Show, announced that Running ’S’ Equine Veterinary Services was named “Official Veterinary Practice of the Garden State Horse Show.” The Garden State Horse Show is New Jersey’s premier AA-rated hunter/jumper competition and will be held for the first time at Hamilton Farm, home of the U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation, April 27 - May 5, 2019.
DALLAS — Jan. 15, 2019 — Join Elise Gaston Chand on Because of Horses for a conversation with guest Reese Koffler-Stanfield, U.S. Dressage Federation (USDF) bronze, silver and gold medalist. Reese is a lifelong professional horseperson from Kentucky, who has competed in the sport of dressage since early childhood. She is one of the only USDF Certified Instructor/Trainers through Fourth Level in Region II, which encompasses five states.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Jan. 15, 2018 – College Preparatory Invitational (CPI) announced the addition of a new challenge scholarship prize for riders who attend two or more competitions in 2019. The CPI Penultimate High-Point Challenge will be awarded to the cumulative high-point rider competing at the CPI Florida Horse Show Jan. 17-20 and March16-17 held at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in West Palm Beach, and the CPI New Jersey Horse Show held at The Ridge Farm at Riverview in Asbury, Sept. 21-22.
DALLAS — Jan. 8, 2019 — Horseman, performer and poet Guy McLean will join Elise Gaston Chand for conversation Friday, Jan. 11, on the Because of Horses podcast. Originally from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, McLean moved to what became his parents’ Susan River Homestead Holiday Ranch. There, this shy young boy grew up, devoted to horses and developing his horsemanship skills and deep love for the Bush country.
Lexington, Ky. – Jan. 2, 2019 – Make plans now to attend the 2019 Country Heir I & II for two weeks of top-notch competition at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, June 5-16. With over half of $1 million in prize money, the US Equestrian Premier “AA” Hunter and Level 5 Jumper event is a summer favorite for the most notable horses and riders in the hunter/jumper community, setting the stage for the best in sport.
Mettawa, Ill. – Dec. 27, 2018 – Messenger Hill Farm grew in 2018, adding new faces and new horses. The team enjoyed a successful fall season. Many members of the goal-oriented group moved up in their divisions during the three weeks in Tryon in preparation for the winter equestrian season in Wellington. The Messenger Hill Farm team were awarded multiple championships, a significant win for Freddie Vazquez in the $25,000 Hunter Spectacular at Tryon Fall with Exceptional and other key wins and top rankings.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Dec. 18, 2018 – The Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) has selected Amanda Terbrusch as a 2019 media intern. IHSA Media interns gain practical experience assisting the public relations committee and the communications team.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Dec. 10, 2018 – The Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) is celebrating their 40-year anniversary of the Western disciplines. Recently, the organization’s leadership announced the locations for the for their Western Semi-Finals, sponsored by the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA), scheduled for March 16-17. The Semi-Finals are the decisive step for Western riders and teams to qualify for the IHSA National Championship Horse Show, May 2-5 in Syracuse, New York. IHSA riders compete in a range of levels in Western horsemanship and in the open level in both horsemanship and reining.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Nov. 26, 2019 – US Equestrian, the national governing body of equestrian sport, will hold their annual meeting and Pegasus Awards in Palm Beach, Florida in January. New to the Pegasus Awards celebratory evening, the 2018 Intercollegiate and Interscholastic Equestrian Team Awards will be presented Thursday evening, Jan. 10. US Equestrian’s Pegasus Awards honor some of the great men and women of equestrian sport. The 2018 Intercollegiate and Interscholastic Equestrian Team award winners demonstrated their excellence in USEF-affiliated collegiate and scholastic organizations in 2018 and will be recognized for their achievements and success during Pegasus night.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Nov. 21, 2018 – The 2019 College Preparatory Invitational (CPI) is pleased to announce that Sarah Booker will judge the Florida Horse Show Jan. 17-20, 2019 at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in West Palm Beach. Booker is a US Equestrian Federation ‘R’ Registered judge in the Hunter, Hunter Seat Equitation and Jumper divisions, and she has judged many collegiate shows of all formats.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Nov. 13, 2018 – Management of the 2019 College Preparatory Invitational (CPI) announced that Chris Mitchell, head coach of the Randolph College equestrian team, will serve as clinician and CPI “Hire-a-Coach” at the Florida Horse Show. CPI Florida is scheduled for Jan. 17-20, 2019 at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in West Palm Beach.
LEXINGTON, Ky – Nov. 12, 2018 – Brooke USA, along with the World War I Centennial Commission, announced the completion of their Horse Heroes website, in commemoration of the World War I Armistice Centennial.
GLADSTONE, N.J. – Nov. 12, 2018 – Monmouth at the Team will be more spirited than ever in 2019 with the addition of Sourland Mountain Spirits to its sponsor lineup. The New Jersey-based distillery will serve their award-winning craft spirits in the hospitality tent as the official spirit sponsor of the hunter/jumper show. Monmouth at the Team is scheduled for Aug. 12-19 at Hamilton Farm, the headquarters of the U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Nov. 5, 2018 – North America’s premier equine exposition and gathering will be held in West Springfield, Massachusetts, Nov. 8-11. The four-day event is an opportunity for horse enthusiasts to experience one of the largest equine-related events in the country, including a trade show, educational events, breed exhibits, demonstrations, top clinicians and more. The Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) will be on-site to educate college-bound students and their families about the opportunities to ride and compete in college.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Nov. 1, 2018 – College-bound equestrians should mark their calendars for the 9th Annual College Preparatory Invitational (CPI) Florida Horse Show, scheduled for Jan. 17-20, 2019 in West Palm Beach. This year the event kicks off with a welcome reception for all riders, trainers and coaches Thursday, Jan. 17 at the West Palm Beach Marriott.
GLADSTONE, N.J. – Oct. 24, 2018 – The Garden State Horse Show, presented by the Junior Essex Troop, is pleased to announce that New Jersey-based leading equine transportation company, EquiJet, will sponsor the $25,000 Garden State Grand Prix. The show, held April 27 - May 5, 2019, at its new venue, Hamilton Farm, U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation headquarters, Gladstone, New Jersey, is a premier, US Equestrian AA-rated hunter/jumper competition. The Grand Prix, sponsored by EquiJet, is scheduled for Saturday, May 4. The leadership of the Junior Essex Troop and show manager Tucker Ericson, welcome EquiJet and its founders, Bastian Schroeder and Margot Peroni.
GLADSTONE, N.J. – Oct. 8, 2018 – The leadership of the Junior Essex Troop, presenters of the Garden State Horse Show, made an official announcement that in 2019 the hunter/jumper horse show will move to its new home, Hamilton Farm, headquarters of the U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation and former training grounds for the U.S. Equestrian Team. Garden State Horse Show will offer two days of unrated competition April 27-28 and US Equestrian “AA” premier competition April 29-May 5.
TRYON, N.C. – Oct. 1, 2018 – Brooke USA works to improve the welfare of working horses, donkeys and mules and the people they serve throughout Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America by raising funds and responsibly directing them to the areas of greatest need.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Sept. 26, 2018 – Junior Weekend at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show (PNHS) in Harrisburg, held Oct. 11-14, is always abuzz with activity. During Junior Weekend, there are Pony and Junior Hunter classes, The Neue Schule/USEF National Junior Jumper Team and Individual Championships and the coveted Dover Saddlery / USEF National Hunter Seat Medal Finals.
Join Brooke USA, sister charity of Brooke, the official charity of the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 (WEG), as they launch a 360° video and immersive interactive experience in the World Equine Expo™.
GLADSTONE, N.J. – Aug. 20, 2018 – Monmouth at the Team, presented by Precise Buildings, concluded a full week of top-notch competition Monday at beautiful Hamilton Farm, headquarters of the U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation and former training grounds of the U.S. Equestrian Team. Riders competed on what U.S. equestrians consider hallowed ground.
GLADSTONE, N.J. – Aug. 19, 2018 –Monmouth at the Team presented an exciting $10,000 Mini-Prix, sponsored by Horseflight, at Hamilton Farm, headquarters of the USET Foundation, on Sunday. The event brought the entire community together. Riders, owners, friends and family gathered in the hospitality pavilion for music, food and an afternoon of great show jumping.