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The National Collegiate Equestrian Association on Tuesday announced its 2014-15 preseason rankings, as determined by the NCEA Selection Committee.
Georgia, the 2014 NCEA Champion, is the nation’s No. 1 team in the preseason. The Bulldogs captured their sixth NCEA Overall Championship this past April.
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is now accepting applications to host the 2015 USEF Dressage Seat Medal Finals. The USEF Dressage Seat Medal program celebrates excellence in equitation and strives to develop a solid foundation for future success in the international dressage arena.
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Twenty-three of the world's best horses and riders jumped in the inaugural $210,000 Central Park Grand Prix CSI 3*, presented by Rolex, with an exciting victory for New York's own Georgina Bloomberg riding Juvina. The Central Park Grand Prix, presented by Rolex was televised live on NBC Sports Network as the first live primetime broadcast of equestrian sport on a major sports network. Later in the evening, New York native Lucy Deslauriers rode her horse Hester to victory in the $20,000 Under 25 Grand Prix, presented by PwC. The Central Park Horse Show, presented by Rolex continues through Sunday, September 21.
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Join us for our 9th annual Beach Ride! Bring your horse, or “hoof it” on your own two feet for a beautiful eight mile ride along the ocean at Salisbury Beach State Reservation, raising money to help the many horses and farm animals of Nevins Farm. Your registration will include a delicious pasta lunch following the ride. Registration is now open at www.mspca.org/HHH, is just $30 and will include a delicious vegetarian pasta lunch.
Support for legislation that would put an end to the cruel training practice known as “soring” continues to grow among horse industry professionals and celebrities. Among the latest celebrities urging passage of the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act, H.R. 1518/S. 1406, are wellness author Kathy Freston; TV personalities and actresses Maria Menounos, Torrey DeVitto, Bonnie-Jill Laflin, Fiona Gubelmann and Victoria Summer; and actor Michael Vartan.