Story Via: Joel Dortch
A gorgeous classic silver mounted parade saddle valued at more than $75,000 will be given away in a special drawing scheduled for Saturday night, April 20, 2013, at the Friends of Happy Trails Banquet in Victorville, CA. Tickets for the saddle are on sale now and cost only $20 each or 6 tickets for $100.00. You do not need to be present to win. Proceeds from the drawing benefit the abused children served by the Happy Trails Children’s Foundation of Apple Valley, CA, the long-time home of Roy Rogers and Dale Evans. The foundation is a charitable non-profit organization providing residential care and treatment services to children-at-risk.
Story Via: Marty Bauman
The 67th annual Pennsylvania National Horse Show, which took place October 11-20 in Harrisburg, PA, featured exciting,world-class competition. From first-time junior riders to Olympic veterans, the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Exhibition Center showcased a wealth of talented equestrians displaying their skills.
Story Via: Washington International Horse Show
Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is excited to announce that the $100,000 President's Cup Grand Prix, CSI 3*-W will be aired on NBC Sports Network on Sunday, October 28, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. EST. The coverage will show competition from one of the most competitive grand prix events in North America and will be broadcast nationally on NBC Sports Network, home of coverage as wide ranging as the Olympics, Major League Soccer and IndyCar racing to name a few.
Story Via: Ellen Shevella
Bruno Delgrange Saddles and Smart Pak Bridle Awards to Finals Winners
The Mid-Atlantic Equitation Festival and Country Life Holiday Shopping Expo (www.midatlanticeq.com) will welcome competitors, spectators and shoppers to the Show Place Arena, Upper Marlboro, MD for the first time this month. Entries are still being accepted for all classes and sections as well as for the Saturday evening Medal, Maclay, WIHS and USEF Talent Search.
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.