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  • 26 February 2015 at 15 : 31 PM

    Missy Ransehousen Loses Everything in Fire…Help Needed!

    Missy Ransehousen Loses Everything in Fire…Help Needed!

    Article and photographs by: Lindsay Y. McCall Ocala, Florida - February 25, 2015- Eventer, trainer, and past U.S. Chef d'Equipe of the Paralympic Equestrian Team lost her camper and car in a fire on February 23, in Ocala, Florida. Ransehousen lost her living quarters and her Subaru Outback in the blaze in addition to her riding and show clothes and equestrian memorabilia. The cause of the fire has not been confirmed at this time, and Missy is currently working with the fire marshal and her insurance company to determine how much of the loss will be covered. Missy Ransehousen is in immediate need of clothing, breeches, boots and shoes. She wears size 6 in clothing, size 28 in ...

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  • 24 February 2015 at 17 : 06 PM

    Do You Need to Analyze Your Hay?

    By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Many horses rely entirely on hay for their forage needs. Is hay nutritious? Not very. Hay is dead grass; it no longer contains many of the vitamins, omega 3s and omega 6s it once had as living pasture. It does, however, contain protein, carbohydrates, and minerals, and is a significant source of energy. But does it have enough to maintain health? Testing will help remove the guesswork out of diet planning. Feasible approaches to testing It is best to have at least 2 month’s supply of hay, but you may not have enough space to store that much. Or you may board your horse where a new supply is brought in every week, often from different growers. ...

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  • 24 February 2015 at 16 : 46 PM

    THE EC BYLAW VOTE: WHAT’S REALLY AT STAKE

    By Horse Canada When I received the February 10, 2015 Equine Canada announcement that my vote was being sought on new bylaws, my first thought was that I should attempt to understand what impact these bylaws would have on me individually. When I received an announcement about the bylaw vote from Horse Council BC three days later, it became evident that there was much more to consider than just my personal interests. HCBC made it clear in its message that it strongly objects to the proposed bylaws; most other PTSOs have taken the same position, and they have conveyed their objections to their members through emails and bulletins on their websites. There was extensive consultation with ...

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  • 24 February 2015 at 15 : 05 PM

    Equestrian Aid Foundation Honors Mark Bellissimo at “A Night of Legends”

    Equestrian Aid Foundation Honors Mark Bellissimo at “A Night of Legends”

    Mark Bellissimo. Photo credit: Julie Unger. Wellington, Florida. February 22, 2015 – The equestrian community and Palm Beach residents gathered together on Sunday, February 22, 2015 for the Equestrian Aid Foundation’s “A Night of Legends.” An evening of cocktails, dinner and unique entertainment, the event was held at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center and raised money to support horsemen and equine-related professionals suffering from illness or catastrophic injury. White Horse Catering provided a delicious buffet with Mediterranean cuisine, assorted cheeses and dips, crab cakes and more available for VIP members, and local food trucks showcased their best ...

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  • 23 February 2015 at 18 : 42 PM

    Thirty-Six Days Left for Matching Contributions to the Jonathan Wentz Memorial Challenge

    Thirty-Six Days Left for Matching Contributions to the Jonathan Wentz Memorial Challenge

    Gladstone, NJ - February 23, 2015 - There are only 36 days left for the Jonathan Wentz Memorial Challenge for High Performance Para Dressage. The Jonathan Wentz Memorial Challenge is an exciting fundraising initiative to honor the hard work, dedication, and dreams of Team USA's Para Equestrian athlete, Jonathan Wentz. Increasing the amount of funding for this country's most inspiring athletes is critical to their success in international competition. This was the impetus for the Challenge led by Margaret H. Duprey and The Barnfield Foundation. Duprey and The Barnfield Foundation have each pledged up to $200,000, matching dollar for dollar, gift commitments of $4,000 and above, ...

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  • 23 February 2015 at 18 : 01 PM

    Peters Scores 80.825% in Grand Prix Freestyle at Mid-Winter Dressage CDI-W To Move to Top of NAL World Cup Rankings

    Peters Scores 80.825% in Grand Prix Freestyle at Mid-Winter Dressage CDI-W To Move to Top of NAL World Cup Rankings

    By Yellow Horse Marketing (Jennifer M. Keeler) for California Dreaming Productions Steffen Peters & Legolas 92 accept congratulations from the ground jury for their big win in the Grand Prix Freestyle at the Mid-Winter Dressage CDI-W. Photo by Terri Miller. Peters & Legolas 92 Score Another Personal Best BURBANK, CA - The much-anticipated inaugural West Coast qualifying competition for this year's Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Final came to a resounding conclusion on the final day of California Dreaming Productions' Mid-Winter Dressage Fair CDI-W/Y/J/U-25 in Burbank as U.S. Dressage Team veterans Steffen Peters and Legolas 92 earned an impressive score of 80.825% for ...

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  • 23 February 2015 at 17 : 02 PM

    Raine Rules the Ring on Second Day of Mid-Winter Dressage CDI-W

    Raine Rules the Ring on Second Day of Mid-Winter Dressage CDI-W

    Kathleen Raine & Breanna win the Grand Prix Special at the Mid-Winter Dressage CDI. (Terri Miller) RELEASE: February 22, 2015 Yellow Horse Marketing for California Dreaming Productions [jennifer@yellow Burbank, Calif. - Another full schedule of intense dressage competition across three arenas marked the second day of California Dreaming Productions' Mid-Winter Dressage CDI-W/Y/J/U-25, being held February 20 - 22 in Burbank, Cal. Highlighting the day's CDI action in the Equidome were victories by hometown favorites Kathleen Raine aboard Breanna in the Grand Prix Special as well as Elizabeth Ball and Avanti in the Intermediaire I. In front of an appreciative crowd enjoying a ...

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  • 23 February 2015 at 16 : 27 PM

    Peters & Legolas 92 Earn Personal Best Grand Prix Score on First Day of Mid-Winter Dressage CDI-W

    Peters & Legolas 92 Earn Personal Best Grand Prix Score on First Day of Mid-Winter Dressage CDI-W

    Yellow Horse Marketing Steffen Peters & Legolas 92 on their way to a personal best Grand Prix score. (Terri Miller) Burbank, Calif. - The West Coast 2015 CDI season got off to a hotly-contested start on Friday as top riders and horses from the U.S. and Canada sought valuable qualifying scores for this year's Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Final and the Pan American Games at California Dreaming Productions' Mid-Winter Dressage CDI-W/Y/J/U-25, being held February 20 - 22 in Burbank, Cal. Despite the tough competition, both Steffen Peters and Sabine Schut-Kery rose to the occasion to win the first day's tests in their respective large and small tour divisions. "We saw some nice ...

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  • 23 February 2015 at 16 : 26 PM

    Training for the New Dressage Tests 2015! Featuring Lilo Fore and Judy Harvey

    Training for the New Dressage Tests 2015!  Featuring Lilo Fore and Judy Harvey

    February 23, 2015 DressageClinic.com is proud to present online the California Dressage Society Annual Symposium with Lilo Fore and Judy Harvey. All Videos of all training sessions will be released on February 23, so if you have been eager to have expert analysis on the new 2015 dressage tests, here is the one and only opportunity. We will all be riding these tests at the shows so listening to Lilo and Judy give in depth guidance not only as to how to ride them but to also understand each test’s logic. If you are not a member to DressageClinic.com yet, sign up now and don’t miss these training videos which are vital to our success in the arena. Click HERE to subscribe to ...

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  • 22 February 2015 at 22 : 18 PM

    Kimberly Herslow and Rosmarin Sweep FEI CDI1* presented by Mission Control at AGDF 7

    Kimberly Herslow and Rosmarin Sweep  FEI CDI1* presented by Mission Control at AGDF 7

    Carly Weilminster for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. Wellington, FL - February 22, 2015 - Kimberly Herslow (USA) and Rosmarin swept the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival Week 7 FEI CDI1* competition presented by Mission Control, handily winning all three classes in the Small Tour. The pair won the FEI Intermediaire 1 Freestyle CDI1* today with a 75.525%. Ayden Uhlir (USA) aboard Sjapoer finished in second with a 71.350%, and Tina Irwin (CAN) and Fancy That placed third receiving a 71.100%. Competition will resume at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival, in two weeks, March 4, 2015, with AGDF 9/Palm Beach Dressage Derby CDI-W 1*, presented by Everglades Dressage and Peacock Ridge. ...

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  • 22 February 2015 at 16 : 03 PM

    USEF Sport Department Positions Open for Applications

    USEF Sport Department Positions Open for Applications

    Lexington, Kentucky - February 22, 2015 - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is seeking to appoint two Sport Program Assistants. These assistants will work with the Olympic Disciplines of Dressage, Eventing, and Show Jumping, as well as the Non Olympic Disciplines of Reining and Endurance. These positions work under the direction of the Managing Directors of Dressage and Eventing. The role of the Sport Program Assistant is to support the Sport Department with identifying talented athletes and horses and developing each discipline to win medals in international competition. Expected duties include logistics for riders/teams; collaborating with various organizations, ...

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  • 21 February 2015 at 15 : 16 PM

    Gundersen and My Lady Victorious Again at AGDF 7 with Win in Freestyle

    Gundersen and My Lady Victorious Again at AGDF 7 with Win in Freestyle

    Carly Weilminster for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. Wellington, FL - February 20, 2015 - Mikala Gundersen (DEN) and My Lady added another win at Week 7 of the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival (AGDF), this time taking home the prize in the FEI Grand Prix Freestyle CDI 4*, presented by The Dutta Corporation. Gundersen and My Lady performed a nearly flawless test receiving a 75.625%, followed by Karen Pavicic (CAN) and Don Daiquiri in second with a 72.250% and Kasey Perry (USA) aboard Trostruplunds Scarlet in third with a score of 72.025%. The crowd braved the unseasonably cold temperatures to watch the spectacular evening of competition. Carla Jablonski of the Florida Grand Opera along ...

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