On Saturday night, October 12, 2013, there will be an added degree of excitement at the U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions presented by The Dutta Corp. Prior to the start of the Grand Prix Freestyles, the Dressage Celebrity Mounted Games will be held in the Rolex Stadium of the Kentucky Horse Park, featuring competitors participating in pony relay races as a fundraiser for the U.S. High Performance Dressage programs.
The USEF National Open Horse Trial Championship wrapped up Sunday morning after the Advanced stadium phase was delayed a day due to torrential rain. Run in conjunction with the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships presented by VTO Saddlery, national championship competition ran from September 26-29, at the Texas Rose Horse Park in Tyler, Texas. Eleven combinations vied for the Jack Le Goff Trophy awarded to the winner of the USEF National Open Horse Trial Championship.
There were three competitive equitation finals held today during the Capital Challenge Equitation Championship Weekend, presented by Bigeq.com. Victoria Colvin was victorious in the North American Junior Equitation Championships on VIP Z. The win in the Taylor Harris Insurance Services (THIS) National Children's Medal Finals went to John Porter on Kennebec, while Conor Perrin and Gelato won the blue ribbon in the North American Adult Amateur Equitation Championships. The Capital Challenge Horse Show runs through Sunday, October 6, at Prince George's Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro, MD.
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I glanced at the pastured horses on my way to the barn. I stopped when I came to Sport. He had hives…small swollen bumps on his neck and chest. They were various sizes, with the largest about the size of a nickel.