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.
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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.
Julie Holzberger and Revealed Take Top Honors in North American League Adult Hunter Final At the Pennsylvania National Horse Show
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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.
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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.