By STEPHEN SINGER, Associated Press
Owners of horses and other domestic animals must try to prevent their animals from causing foreseeable injuries, the state’s highest court ruled Wednesday in a decision that avoided the larger issue of whether horses are inherently vicious while siding with a family whose child was bitten by one. The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled 6-0 to uphold an Appellate Court decision that said a horse belongs to “a species naturally inclined to do mischief or be vicious.”
Mountain Horse and the USEA have been partnering together for the past several years to provide USEA members and eventing enthusiasts the opportunity to purchase high quality Mountain Horse jackets and fleeces featuring the USEA logo. In 2014, the USEA and Mountain Horse will join forces once again to sell Mountain Horse USEA logo wear.
ESSEX COUNTY TRAIL ASSOCIATION is hosting the 19TH annual EQUINE EXPO held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 9-3 in the Arena Building at the Topsfield Fairgrounds on Route 1, Topsfield, MA. This popular event draws over 800 people each year. Individuals, groups and businesses will be offering their goods and services-selling anything new or used for the horse, rider or driver. If you are looking to outfit the kids for the show season, upgrade your horse’s equipment, build a barn, find an equine dentist or massage therapist, purchase supplements, home décor, gifts, books or herbal products this is the place to be. We also have free information table with pamphlets on trails, land organizations, businesses, etc.
Marilyn Little and RF Demeter Make a Steady Climb to the Top with a Fast Run at the Carolina International CIC3*
Marilyn Little and RF Demeter made a steady, if unexpected, climb to the top of the leaderboard at the Carolina International CIC3* and Adequan USEA Gold Cup/PRO Tour Series.
Little and “Demi” (Rubin-Royal/Patricia) weren’t the pair to beat until they clocked one of only two double-clear rounds on Hugh Lochore’s cross-country course, where time was of the essence.
Ashlee Bond Clarke admits that she had to keep her nerves and her emotions in check when entering the ring for the jump-off of Sunday’s AIG $1 Million Grand Prix, presented by Lamborghini Newport Beach, at HITS Thermal. She was, however, a picture of poise and control to the crowd of 4,000 spectators that looked on as she topped a star-studded field to win the historic event with Little Valley Farms’ Chela LS.