Jockey Club Meets Research Funding Goals

Lizzy Schultz

Niall Brennan Stables has committed to the donation of a $10,000 gift to the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation’s Ocala Initiative, and the gift has allowed the research initiative to meet the organizational side of its $200,000 goal designed to advance equine research in Florida. “It’s a really great honor to have the support of Niall and his team,” said Garrett …

Ag Group, Equine, Horse Racing, Jockey Club, Research

AHC National Issues Forum Wraps Up

Lizzy Schultz

The American Horse Council’s (AHC) Annual Meeting wrapped up last month with the National Issues Forum, with several relevant presentations and discussions on major issues and projects currently at the forefront of the council and the horse industry in general. Christie Schulte, Marketing Manager for the AHC Time to Ride Campaign, provided attendees with the campaign’s 2016 progress report, as …

Ag Group, American Horse Council, Equestrian, Equine, Jockey Club, Policy, USEF

Zoetis Announces Equine Industry Vision Award

Lizzy Schultz

Zoetis and American Horse Publications (AHP) presented Gary L. Carpenter, commissioner and CEO of the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA), with the 15th Annual Equine Industry Vision Award at the AHP seminar in Orlando, Florida last week. This is the first major award created to showcase innovation across the equine industry, and it serves to recognize ingenuity and service, and …

AAEP, Ag Group, AQHA, award, Equestrian, Equine, Jockey Club, Zoetis

TIP Approves Over 850 Shows for 2016

Lizzy Schultz

The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (TIP) recently announced that more than 850 horse shows in 43 states and Canadian provinces will feature TIP-approved awards and classes during 2016. A full calendar of events is available online. 2016 will be the fifth year that The Jockey Club has offered TIP awards. Of the 150 horse shows that offered awards in …

Ag Group, Animal Welfare, Equestrian, Equine, Horse Racing, Jockey Club

Model to Thoroughbred Breeder Story Continues

Lizzy Schultz

America’s Best Racing (ABR), a multi-media fan development and awareness-building platform created and funded by The Jockey Club, has officially released the second installment of the original four-episode video series, “After the Runway: Esther de Jong’s Story.” The series chronicles the journey of Esther de Jong, a Dutch model who has graced the runways for some of the most prominent …

Ag Group, Equestrian, Equine, Horse Racing, Jockey Club, Keeneland