The Kentucky Horse Park hosts numerous, top-of-the-line horse shows throughout the year, but only once a year is the Alltech Arena transformed into the beautiful home of the prestigious Alltech National Horse Show. The final destination on the indoor horse show circuit, the Alltech National Horse Show welcomes the nation's top hunter and jumper riders. Among them are Kelley Farmer and Scott Stewart.
What do you need to know before you volunteer at a horse rescue?
Story Via: Animal Welfare Council
People who care about horses and want to help decrease the unwanted horse population would do well to volunteer at a horse rescue or sanctuary. Helping the people who are working hands-on to find good homes for unwanted horses will help the industry tremendously to reduce this problem. “Lessons about the Unwanted Horse,” from the Animal Welfare Council, offers options for “hands-on helping” in its lesson: Well Run versus Well Intentioned: The Measure of a Horse Rescue. The information is suitable for individuals as well as for leaders of youth horse programs.
Seven talented U.S. horse-and-rider combinations are ready to compete in Les Étoiles de Pau CCI4*. Taking place October 23-27 in Pau, France, an elite field of 75 is ready to take on the challenging CCI4*. With all horses passing the first horse inspection, 11 nations will be represented on the first leg of the 2013/2014 FEI Classics™.
National titles were awarded to riders on Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park upon the completion of the USEF National One-Star Eventing Championships. Held October 17-19 in conjunction with the Hagyard Midsouth Three-Day Event & Team Challenge, 42 horse-and-rider combinations tackled the CCI1* in hopes of being crowned champion.
QUOTABLE, an 8 year old gelding owned by DL Glefke & Kenneth Garber, and shown by Kelley Farmer, won the prestigious Grand Hunter Championship, sponsored by P.P.C. Lubricants, at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show yesterday.
The award of Grand Hunter Champion was presented to the horse that accumulated the most points in the Green Conformation Hunter, Regular Conformation Hunter, Green Working Hunter, or High Performance Working Hunter divisions. The winner of this Championship also received the Beaufort Hunt Perpetual Trophy, donated by the late Col. And Mrs. J.B. Hollis Jr. in memory of their daughter Shari Hollis.