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Call for Artists Art at the Classic: Equine and Western Art Show
Written by CRM
Wednesday, 18 April 2018 02:15

Are you interested in showcasing your artwork at Art at the Classic, a top-ranked equine and western art show? Held during the Draft Horse Classic, September 21 – 23, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, this equine and western art show features impressive works of art in a dozen categories and more than 100 works by painters, sculptors, photographers and other fine artists.  The show has become one of the premier displays of its kind - attracting both art lovers and horse lovers. Artists are encouraged to participate by entering artwork in the show and purchasing booth space at the show.

 
Horse Show Action, Elegance and Excitement
Written by CRM
Thursday, 05 April 2018 20:15

A TRADITION of EXCELLENCE

In just a few short weeks we’ll kick off the 73rd Annual Del Mar National Horse Show, and we’re planning fantastic entertainment and activities alongside some of the most excellent equestrian competitions offered on the west coast.

 
Schleese Brings Revolutionary Eventing Saddle to the Market
Written by CRM
Monday, 19 March 2018 19:15

World-renowned saddle manufacturer Schleese has done it again! Together with former eventer and new General Manager of the company, Miriam Boutros Dale, the Schleese team has designed and made an incredibly light and comfortable new jumping saddle. The new “LightFlight” has been tested by Canadian Olympian Edie Tarves, who said, “this saddle affords me the closest contact I have ever felt and lets my horse move with wonderful freedom!“

 
April 2018 - Kudos Cristallo
Written by by Kim F. Miller • photo: Wendy Gleason/Malibu5starnaturals.com
Wednesday, 07 March 2018 07:09

A life-changing horse bids a quiet farewell to the Grand Prix circuit.

by Kim F. Miller • photo: Wendy Gleason/Malibu5starnaturals.com

"The last thing I wanted was that horse,” recalls Richard Spooner of Cristallo, the jumper with whom he wound up winning nearly $3 million in Grand Prix prize money. That was 15 years ago when the Holsteiner gelding by Carentino was 5. “I was still showing Robinson in the big classes and the last thing I needed was another maniac.”

 
The Nine Points of Saddle Fit
Written by Jochen Schleese, CMS, CSFT, CSE
Friday, 02 March 2018 18:46

by Jochen Schleese, CMS, CSFT, CSE • ©2018 Saddlefit 4 Life®. All Rights Reserved

In the spring, a young man’s fancy turns to love. Well I have found that a woman’s fancy turns to her horse and getting ready for warmer weather and possibly the competitions that go with it. Although in California you are lucky enough to enjoy temperate climates (for the most part) and shows to attend pretty much all year around!

 
Make 2018 Your Horse’s Healthiest Year Yet!
Written by CRM
Thursday, 25 January 2018 18:11

SmartPak Introduces the Horse Health Challenge

Everyone has new year’s resolutions, and SmartPak’s goal is to make 2018 the healthiest year ever for horses from coast to coast.SmartPak is introducing the Horse Health Challenge, and is asking riders and horse owners to join!

“At SmartPak, we work hard every day, striving towards our mission of changing the world, four hooves at a time - but we're not able to do it alone,” said Sarah Mann, SmartPak’s Vice President of Brand and Customer Experience. “We're encouraging riders to take charge of their horse's health, and change their horse's world for the better, and we've got a number of easy and approachable ways they can get started. And because we believe doing the right thing deserves a reward, there's something in it for the riders, too! Be sure to check back on SmartPak’s Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages for exclusive deals, and even a chance to win a grand prize!”

 
Performance Bell Boots – Great for Stall Use and During Exercise
Written by CRM
Friday, 29 December 2017 22:02