Story Via: Scott Ziegler, Equine Journal Publisher
Salisbury Beach, October 21, 2012
The seventh annual Beach ride to support MSPCA’s Equine Center at Nevins Farm saw record attendance and fundraising Sunday at Salisbury Beach State Reservation. Nearly 140 riders attended and helped raise over $15,000 lead by top fundraiser for the event, Donna Behrens who won a deluxe two night stay at Blue Horse Inn in Woodstock, VT, donated by innkeepers Anna Haas Kolchinsky and Keri Cole. Riders enjoyed picture perfect weather and a fabulous lunch provided by Borreli’s Italian Deli. To see photos from the event visit www.facebook.com/equinej.
Julie Holzberger and Revealed Take Top Honors in North American League Adult Hunter Final At the Pennsylvania National Horse Show
Story Via: Marty Bauman
Revealed and Julie Holzberger of Fairfield, OH revealed their championship ways by winning in the $10,000 North American League Adult Hunter Final, presented by Practical Horseman, at the 67th Annual Pennsylvania National Horse Show. This was the first year Holzberger competed in the Final and her first time at Harrisburg.
Story Via: USHJA
Earlier this year, the USHJA Board of Directors approved a new governance structure which provides for the membership to nominate Officer and Director At-Large candidates for the Nominating Committee’s consideration, as well as direct nominations to the Board through the Working Groups and Affiliates Council. Candidates were required to accept their recommendation for consideration by the Nominating Committee and to submit written answers to a series of questions the Nominating Committee created. Thirty candidate recommendations were received from the membership.
Story Via: Kenneth Kraus
Tickets for the Alltech National Horse Show, scheduled for the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky on October 30 - November 4, 2012, are now on sale.
There are big-time savings for those that book early reservations for this year's event. The special ticket sale offers an impressive 50% off on each ticket.
Story Via: USEF Communications Department
Photo Credit: Marie de Ronde
Suzy Stafford (Wilmington, DE) represented the U.S. at the 2011 FEI World Driving Championships for Combined Ponies in Lipica, Slovenia held September 21-25, 2011. She drove her Morgan-Arabian Cross mare Josephine to an impressive finish in the cones phase and was awarded the Bronze medal in the Singles Pony Championship. Stafford has been notified by the FEI that the Swedish single pony driver Susanne Ankermark driving Windy Boy Rocket has been disqualified. The results of the competition have been updated, now awarding Stafford and Josephine the Silver medal, adding to her already remarkable resume.