USEF Names Short List for Olympic Show Jumping

Lizzy Schultz

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named 10 athletes and their horses to the Short List for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team. The athletes and their horses will compete in designated CSIO/CSI observation events taking place May 12 – June 26, 2016. The following athletes and horses have been named to the Short List for the 2016 …

Ag Group, Competition, Equestrian, Equine, International, USEF

USEF 2015 Equestrian of the Year Nominees Announced

Lizzy Schultz

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has announced the nine finalists for the 2015 USEF Equestrian of the Year Award. The nine Equestrians of Honor represent the best of equestrian sport, with representatives from multiple disciplines included on the nomination ballot. Each finalist recently received a unique, competitive trophy to commemorate their achievements within their discipline. The William C. Steinkraus …

award, Competition, Equestrian, Equine, USEF

The Catch-Ride Of A Lifetime

Lizzy Schultz

11-year-old Alayna Applegate, of Ewing, Kentucky, rode into the history books of saddle seat equitation at this year’s American Royal UPHA National Championship Horse Show, demonstrating confidence, horsemanship, and an unbelievable story of success as she claimed the title of this year’s United Professional Horseman’s Association (UPHA) Junior Challenge Cup Grand Champion. Showing as a 10-year-old, Alayna was one of …

Ag Group, Audio, award, Competition, Equestrian, Equine, Youth

American Star Finalist Discusses Program

Lizzy Schultz

William Zell Woodworth of the Mineral County FFA Chapter in West Virginia was named one of the four finalists of the 2015 American Star in Agricultural Placement Awards last month at the 2015 National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky. Will works at his family’s operation, Flying W Farms, a diverse operation that raises over 200 head of Angus from calves …

Ag Group, Audio, award, Beef, Competition, FFA

The 2016 AQHA Calendar Has Arrived

Lizzy Schultz

The 2016 AQHA Calendar is now available at Quarter Horse Outfitters. Earlier in the year, AQHA encouraged members to submit photos of an American Quarter Horse for a photo contest. After receiving more than 430 submissions, the top 100 finalists were selected by AQHA and American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum staff to be displayed at the 2015 …

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Dairy Industry Supports Movember

Lizzy Schultz

November has become the hairiest month of the year in support of a great cause, and The MoDairy campaign is making sure that agriculture professionals are joining in on the movement. MoDairy supports the Movember Foundation, a national organization committed to raising awareness of men’s health issues including prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health. The foundation uses the mustache …

Ag Group, Audio, Company Announcement, Competition, contest, Dairy, Dairy Group

Good Hands, Great Hearts

Lizzy Schultz

Two exceptional young equestrians were recognized over the weekend with the top honors in the prestigious Good Hands Equitation Finals, the first leg of the elusive saddle seat equitation triple crown. Cameron Kay, of West Bloomfield, Michigan, took home the championship title with her horse, CH-Eq Reedann’s Heir To Glory, and Courtney McGinnis, of Montecito, California, rode CH-Eq Imagine My …

Audio, Competition, Equestrian, Equine, Youth

World Appaloosa Show Features Special Events

Lizzy Schultz

The Appaloosa Horse Club(ApHC) is gearing up for the upcoming 2015 World Championship Appaloosa Show. The industry’s nine-day, premier international event will take place October 23- 31 at the Will Rogers Memorial Equestrian Center in Fort Worth, Texas. The horse show will showcase the talent, athleticism, and versatility of Appaloosas and their exhibitors: traditional equestrian divisions such as jumping, cattle, …

ApHC, Competition, Equestrian, Equine

AQHA-PRCA Horses of the Year Announced

Lizzy Schultz

Six exceptional American Quarter Horses have been recognized by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association(PRCA) and the American Quarter Horse Association(AQHA) for outstanding performances throughout the 2015 season with the 2015 AQHA-PRCA Horse of the Year awards. The honors are awarded to champions in one of six categories, also recognizing a second and third place in each category, including five first-time …

Ag Group, AQHA, Competition, Equine, PRCA, Rodeo

Sausage is in the Air

Kelly Marshall

It’s tailgating season, and with fall in the air what’s not to love about sausages cooking on the grill.   In fact, the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) says Americans love sausage so much they’ll eat 14 billion servings of it this year with peak consumption being autumn.  Thus October has been declared National Sausage Month. As part …

Ag Group, Competition, Food