TIP Approves Over 850 Shows for 2016

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Animal Welfare, Equestrian, Equine, Horse Racing, Jockey Club

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 … Read More

Pegasus Awards Honor Saddlebred Exhibitors

Lizzy Schultzaward, Equestrian, Equine, International, USEF, Youth

Two members of the American Saddlebred community were recognized this month for their unprecedented equestrian achievements among all breeds and divisions at the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Pegasus Awards Dinner. Elisabeth Goth, from Lebanon, Kentucky, was awarded the Robert P. Strub Trophy as the 2015 USEF Equestrian of the Year, and Cameron Kay, of West Bloomfield, Michigan, received the … Read More

USEF Announces CEO Departure and New Interim

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Equestrian, Equine, USEF

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) announced today that Chris Welton, USEF Chief Executive Officer, will be leaving his position with the Federation. USEF is grateful to Welton for his contributions over the last 18 months and wishes him the best of luck in his future endeavors. While the search for a new CEO is underway, the USEF Board of … Read More

AQHA Offering Youth Colt Breaking Program

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, AQHA, Equestrian, Equine, Youth

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) has joined forces with the American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) through the selection of twenty-seven talented young horsemen and women for participation in the 2015-16 AQHA Ranching Heritage Young Horse Development Program. The AQHA Ranching Heritage Young Horse Development Program intends to engage the youth in raising yearlings, completing projects and furthering themselves … Read More

AMHA To Honor Members At Super Convention

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, award, Equestrian, Equine

The American Morgan Horse Association (AMHA) Awards Committee has announced the following individuals will be recognized at The Super Convention, which will be held February 9-13 in Boston. The Breeders’ Hall of Fame, which honors breeders involved in the production of Morgans that have significantly impacted the breed, will be inducting Graycliff of Wisconsin, Indian Creek of Indiana, and Lynn … Read More

Thoroughbred Makeover Application Open

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Equestrian, Equine, Horse Racing, Kentucky Horse Park

An online application has been opened by The Retired Racehorse Project (RRP), a nonprofit organization that promotes off-track Thoroughbreds as valuable sporthorse prospects, as the group is enlisting for participation in the 2016 Thoroughbred Makeover Competition. The Makeover is a $100,000 competition that calls on hundreds of horse trainers across the country, recruiting equestrians from a diverse array of disciplines … Read More

USEF 2015 Equestrian of the Year Nominees Announced

Lizzy Schultzaward, Competition, Equestrian, Equine, USEF

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 … Read More

Register for the AQHA Convention in Las Vegas

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, AQHA, Equestrian, Equine, Events

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) has announced that the 2016 AQHA Annual Convention will be held March 11-14, 2016, at the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The AQHA convention is held each spring, providing members an opportunity to come together and review member-submitted rule changes, appoint new AQHA directors, induct new members into the American Quarter … Read More

Meet the 2015 Farnam All-Around Amateur Champion

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, AQHA, award, Equestrian, Equine

After besting a field of 12 Farnam All-Around Amateur contenders, Julie Cole, of Burlington Flats, New York, was named the 2015 Farnam All-Around Amateur during The Lucas Oil American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show this November. Julie showed her American Quarter Horse, Size Matters, known as “Elvis”, a 2005 sorrel gelding bred by Christine Davis of Bainbridge, New York. … Read More

More Midwest Horse Fair Clinicians Announced

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Equestrian, Equine, Midwest Horse Fair, PRCA

The Midwest Horse Fair has confirmed that two popular clinicians will return for the upcoming event, held in Madison, WI from April 15-17, 2016. Wild west show performer John S. Payne and renowned bitting expert Dale Myler are the latest additions to the Fair’s growing list of performances by internationally-renowned icons, including John and Josh Lyons, Stacy Westfall, Guy McLean, … Read More