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  • 23 April 2014 at 22 : 41 PM

    Henk Van Bergen Clinic May 16-17, 2014 South Florida

    Henk Van Bergen Clinic May 16-17, 2014 South Florida

    Henk Van Bergen has served as both the Dutch National Coach, Japanese National Coach, British Young Rider Coach, and presently is a JSP Member.   He will be available for clinic sessions and auditing in either Palm City or Loxahatchee. Clinic fee is $275/lesson Stalls available $25 dry stall. Night watch and bedding are not included. Let me know if you want more information. Luis Reteguiz-Denizard (401) ...

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  • 22 April 2014 at 15 : 52 PM

    USEF Equine Drugs & Medications Program Advisory

    USEF Equine Drugs & Medications Program Advisory

    From the USEF Communications Department Important Changes to the USEF  EquineDrugs and Medications Rules for the 2014 Competition Year became effective December 1, 2013. These important changes were discussed and published in multiple distribution channels in 2013. The change to General Rule 414 introduces a new concept called Prohibited Practices to the Equine Drug & Medication Rules. For your convenience GR 414 rule is printed at the end of this advisory. There are a few bullet points to remember to comply with GR 414: -  No horses or ponies may be injected within twelve hours of competing. - There are only three exceptions to this rule: therapeutic fluids, antibiotics, ...

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  • 21 April 2014 at 16 : 33 PM

    The Wait is Over! American Horse Publications Names Finalists in 2014 Awards Competition

    The Wait is Over! American Horse Publications Names Finalists in 2014 Awards Competition

    APRIL 21, 2014 – Sixty-four American Horse Publications members are named finalists in the 2014 AHP Annual Awards Contest for material published in and dated 2013. Over two-thirds of the 97 AHP members who submitted entries will receive 171 awards for placing first, second, third or honorable mention.  This year’s contest included a total of 736 entries in over 50 classes.  Held since 1974, the AHP Annual Awards Contest provides members with an opportunity to be recognized for excellence in equine publishing. Twenty-five professional judges placed the classes and provided critiques for all entries to encourage members to strive for journalism excellence. The Valiant Human-Animal ...

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  • 21 April 2014 at 16 : 02 PM

    ELCR Launches Crowd Funding Campaign to Support Planning Tools for Horse Friendly Communities

    Lexington, KY - April 21, 2014 – The Equine Land Conservation Resource (ELCR), feels that effective community land use planning is one of the fundamental cornerstones to keep land open and accessible for horses. To help horsemen across the country better understand and become more actively involved in the planning process, ELCR has just launched its first crowd funding campaign on Indiegogo with support from many of our Conservation and Corporate Partners including: Active Interest Media, American Quarter Horse Association, American Competitive Trail Horse Association, Equineprofessionals.com, Equitrekking, Kentucky Performance Products, National Cutting Horse Association, US Equestrian ...

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  • 21 April 2014 at 14 : 56 PM

    Konyot and Parra Close Out 2014 Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Final with Improved Scores

    Konyot and Parra Close Out 2014 Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Final with Improved Scores

    Written by Helen Murray Lyon, France - The 2014 Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Final came to an exciting conclusion Sunday afternoon at the Lyon Eurexpo, as 17 of the world's best performed their Freestyles in front of the Ground Jury of Eduard de Wolff van Westerrode, Dr. Jean-Michel Roudier, Thomas Lang, Dr. Evi Eisenhardt, Gary Rockwell, Jacques van Daele, and Leif Tornblad. The two American riders, Tina Konyot and Cesar Parra, both posted improved scores over their Grand Prix results to close out their trip to the FEI's only annual championship. Tina Konyot & Calecto V. (Mary Adelaide Brakenridge/Phelps Media Group/PSdressage.com) Entering the ring as the fifth ...

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  • 21 April 2014 at 12 : 35 PM

    Dujardin and Valegro Dance to Reem Acra Glory

    Dujardin and Valegro Dance to Reem Acra Glory

    Charlotte Dujardin (centre) claimed the Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage 2014 title at Lyon, France today after a spectacular Freestyle performance with Valegro. Pictured with her on the prize-winner’s podium are (left) runner-up Germany’s Helen Langehanenberg and (right) third-place Edward Gal from The Netherlands. Photo: FEI/Dirk Caremans. Lyon (FRA), 20 April 2014 – World No. 1, double-Olympic and European champion and the rider who holds all three world records in the sport, Charlotte Dujardin, became the first-ever Briton to win the Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage title at Lyon in France today. To the strains of a newly-created musical score she steered Valegro, ...

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  • 19 April 2014 at 22 : 52 PM

    Dujardin does it again with new world record score in Reem Acra Final Grand Prix

    Dujardin does it again with new world record score in Reem Acra Final Grand Prix

    REEM ACRA FEI WORLD CUP™ DRESSAGE 2013/2014 Final - Grand Prix Lyon (FRA), 19 April 2014     Photo Caption: Great Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin and the brilliant gelding Valegro set yet another new world record when scoring 87.129 to win today’s Grand Prix at the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2013/2014 Final in Lyon, France. Photo: FEI/Dirk Caremans.    By Louise Parkes Britain’s Dressage superstars, Charlotte Dujardin and the brilliant gelding Valegro, set yet another new world record when scoring 87.129 to win today’s Grand Prix at the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2013/2014 Final in Lyon, France.  The British duo have blazed a trail ...

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  • 18 April 2014 at 21 : 50 PM

    Diamante Farms Presents Exciting Final Week of Competition at 2014 Adequan Global Dressage Festival

    Devon Kane and Destiny. (Photo courtesy of SusanJStickle.com) Wellington, FL (April 16, 2014) – For the third consecutive year, Week 12 of the 2014 Adequan Global Dressage Festival was presented by Diamante Farms of Wellington, Florida. The prestigious CDI5*/3* and National Show of Week 12 featured outstanding riders and horses, including Diamante Farms’ own Devon Kane and her horse Destiny. The GDF 12 CDI5*/3* and National Show took place on Thursday, March 27 – Sunday, March 30 at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. Diamante Farms, a dressage facility owned by Terri Kane and her daughter Devon, was happy to sponsor an event that is so central ...

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  • 18 April 2014 at 13 : 42 PM

    REEM ACRA FEI WORLD CUP™ DRESSAGE 2013/2014 Final – Draw

    REEM ACRA FEI WORLD CUP™ DRESSAGE 2013/2014 Final – Draw

    Lyon (FRA), 18 April 2014         All 18 riders gathered for the draw for the first leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage Final 2013/2014 which begins tomorrow in Lyon, France with the Grand Prix. Standing to the left of the trophy is defending champion Helen Langehanenberg from Germany. Photo: FEI/Dirk Caremans.           Star British duo get best of Reem Acra Final draw By Louise Parkes America’s Tina Konyot will be first into the arena when the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage Final gets underway at the Eurexpo Arena in Lyon, France tomorrow afternoon.  The Grand Prix is the first of the ...

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  • 17 April 2014 at 17 : 37 PM

    Live in Lyon: Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping and Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage Finals on FEI TV

    Live in Lyon: Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping and Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage Finals on FEI TV

    FEI PRESS RELEASE Lausanne (SUI), 17 April 2014 World number one, Britain’s Scott Brash (Jumping) and Olympic and European Champion Charlotte Dujardin (Dressage) are amongst a star-studded cast that will be competing at the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final and the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage Final in the French city of Lyon this week (17-21 April). The world’s best riders and horses representing 23 nations from around the globe will be fighting it out for the prestigious title of FEI World Cup™ Champion in Jumping and Dressage, two Olympic equestrian disciplines.   Live line-up Don’t miss a hoof beat - watch all the action live on FEI TV, the ...

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  • 16 April 2014 at 20 : 02 PM

    Trailering With Safety in Mind

    As a horse owner, it’s likely that it will be necessary to trailer your horse at one time or another. Whether it’s a short distance to nearby trails or several hours’ drive to a competition, with a bit of care and attention, you can safely get your horse to where you’re going and minimize the possibility of any mishaps or undue stress. While it’s just common sense to ensure that your horse has been trained to load and unload safely and in a calm manner well in advance, proper planning ahead for any trip can ensure that the entire transportation process goes smoothly and is safe for both horse and handler. “No matter the distance, trip planning is the key to successful ...

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  • 16 April 2014 at 20 : 50 PM

    U.S. Eyeing Top Finishes at FEI World Cup Finals in Lyon, France

    U.S. Eyeing Top Finishes at FEI World Cup Finals in Lyon, France

    Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Final By Helen Murray The hotly contested Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Final gets underway Saturday afternoon with the FEI Grand Prix Test. All eyes will be on the Lyon Eurexpo on Sunday, April 20, as the winner of the FEI Grand Prix Freestyle will be crowned the 2014 Final champion. This year's Final is shaping up to be a battle of the titans of the sport, as current Olympic and European champions, Great Britain's Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro, look to add the World Cup title their resume. They will be pushed all the way by the world-class field, including reigning champions, Germany's Helen Langehanenberg and Damon Hill, as well as the United ...

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