Due to popular demand the Mid-Atlantic Equitation Festival, November 16-17, 2013 will be adding a new 2’6” Pre-Children’s /Adult division on Saturday with their Finals on Sunday for riders that have shown in Zones 2 & 3.
Fourth Annual Angelstone Tournament Offers Over a Million Dollars in Prize Money Over Six Weeks of Events
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May 22, 2013 marks the beginning of six weeks of competition between May and September at the Angelstone International Show Jumping Tournament. Highlights of the fourth annual horse show will include five Grand Prix events, the FEI World Cup Qualifier, the 2013 Young Horse Championships, and over a million dollars in prize money.
First cutting is right around the corner in most parts of the country . . . for most of us this means our barns will need to be ready to store our hay in the next few weeks. “There’s nothing worse than having a load of new hay and having nowhere to stack it,” says Laurie Cerny. “Cleaning up your hay stack and storage area should be a constant process, but if it hasn’t been, it’s wise to do it now.”
Blue skies welcomed competitors back into the Main Hunter Ring on the second day of the Fieldstone Spring Festival. The professional hunter divisions wrapped up this morning with a strong finish by David Oliynyk, who claimed the Performance Working Hunter Championship and Reserve Championship aboard his two mounts, while Thomas Hern and Picture Me were awarded the championship title in the Pre-Green Hunters. The Amateur-Owner Hunter division got off to a great start this afternoon with Lisa Foster and Castleguard taking blues in both over fences classes.
The use of force to get what you want is a paradox. You may initially get what you want, however you will most often get any number of other things you don't want. Although it can bring momentary desired results, force always leaves a backlash of deeply counterproductive side effects. This is true whether it's used with humans or with horses.