The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) is pleased to announce its partnership with Dressage at Devon to create a new sport horse seminar geared toward youth. This new seminar has been created to familiarize the younger generation with the dressage sport horse industry. The seminar will be held over two days, September 28-29 at Dressage at Devon, and will consist of classroom and practical handling sessions, along with the opportunity to observe competition classes and practice judging. Participation is limited to USDF members between the ages of fourteen and 23, with only twelve spots available.
First Official Show with GGT- Footing™ as the Official Footing Provider to Paso Robles Horse Park is Off to a Great Start
Riders have been telling me all week that they are thrilled with the new footing as it is providing the secure and safe feeling their horses are looking for in a competition arena! This custom blend of GGT- Footing includes an elastic fiber that creates an energy rebound for each step.
by Louise Parkes
Team Great Britain produced a superb back-to-back double in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2015 Europe Division 1 League when following up their success at La Baule, France a week ago with another extraordinary victory at Piazza di Siena in Rome, Italy today. It was another nail-biting competition that came down to a fierce battle with the reigning Furusiyya champions from The Netherlands this time around. And, not for the first time in his long and legendary career, the result was sealed by the master craftsman John Whitaker.
The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) announced today the new Dressage Seat Equitation Rider Awards, to first be awarded in the 2016 competition year. Available to both USDF Participating and Group Members, riding in any division, these awards are designed to recognize riders' achievements in equitation and will be awarded at three levels; Elementary, Accomplished, and Elite. For each level, riders must earn five scores of 65 percent, 72 percent, and 80 percent, respectively.
Low-level electrical stimulation (microcurrent) provides healing results that astonish horse owners. Matrix Therapy Product has just released its newest microcurrent device, the Matrix Best-Vet III™. This therapy device is the latest in the Best-Vet microcurrent series by Avazzia and the name “Best-Vet” stands for Biofeedback Electrical Stimulation Technology for veterinary applications.