Story Via: Tim Hayes, Hayes is for Horses
It’s the holiday season: families, friends, eating, travel, reflection, spirituality and gifts. Before running out to buy the new I-Phone or that GAP gift certificate, I’d like to share some thoughts with all of us lucky enough to have a horse in our life. As the years go by I become more aware of and grateful for the amazing gifts I receive not only from my horse Austin but from every horse I try and help.
Kathy Connelly and Betsy Steiner, two of the biggest names in U.S. dressage, will launch their Nutrena/USDF Adult Clinic Series, “How to Develop a Winning Program and Partnership With Your Horse,” at the 2014 Adequan/USDF Convention held Dec. 3-6 in historic Cambridge, Mass.
FarmTek, the industry leader in hydroponic fodder systems and agricultural products, has introduced a redesigned and more efficient commercial fodder system that provides easy assembly and yields abundant growth.
The FodderPro 3.0 Commercial Feed System by FarmTek has enhanced its nutrient film technique (NFT) trays in an effort to produce fresher and healthier fodder than ever before. It comes available in three different daily output capacities, 375, 750 and 1,150 lbs. Customized systems can also be designed to fit your specific needs.
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce McCamey Kimbler as the winner of the 2014 USEF Youth Sportsman’s Award. The USEF Youth Sportsman's Award is designed to identify potential future leaders in the equine industry and provides an opportunity for the USEF to recognize outstanding youth members for their achievements. An international endurance rider from Aberdeen, S.D., Kimbler was nominated by the American Endurance Ride Conference (AERC).
Through her new business, Michele Vaughn Dressage Life Coach, this longtime coach, trainer, breeder, competitor and event manager is filling a gap in the dressage rider's education, support and direction with coaching services that address performance in the arena and beyond.
"My coaching and competition experience showed me that riders on all levels have a need for more than just lessons in the arena," Michele explains. "To succeed in dressage a competitor needs coaching beyond the arena as well. I bring my clients a combination of dressage coaching and life coaching, personalized for every client's unique needs."