January 2017 - The Gallop: The USHJA Annual Meeting

Sport integrity and new thinking in governance and promotion dominate hunter/jumper get-together.

by Kim F. Miller

Having covered the hunter/jumper sport for close to 20 years, I left this year’s United States Hunter Jumper Association annual meeting newly excited to be a part of this sport. I’ve always been bowled over by the quantity and quality of planning, time and effort volunteers put into governance and guidance, and this year a spirit of constructive cooperation seemed to maximize those contributions. Not everybody agreed on everything, but they were all pulling in the same direction.

 
January 2017 - Parade of Champions

 

This year’s winners share insights on their successes.

produced by Kim F. Miller & Alicia Anthony

Welcome to part II of our fourth annual Parade of Champions. Begun in our December issue, this edition features more of the year’s junior and amateur stars sharing a little behind-the-scenes info on their terrific seasons and their relationships with their horses and ponies. They also shared observations on their corner of the sport, which ranged from appreciating new fun fashions in dressage to wishing that more of the mainstream world knew about and appreciated all of our equestrian sports.

 
January 2017 - Golden Anniversary

CDS welcomes Adequan as title sponsor of 50th anniversary Jan. 20-22 annual meeting in San Diego.

The California Dressage Society welcomes Luitpold Animal Health, makers of Adequan® i.m. (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan) as title sponsor of the CDS 50th Anniversary Annual Meeting in Del Mar, January 20-22.

 
January 2017 - USEA Convention Report

“Course drift,” new Modified division & safety are focal points of national eventing meeting: Area VI Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet coming to Fresno Feb. 17- 19.

by Chris Scarlett, Area VI Chair

The U.S. Eventing Association convention was a successful look at the adult amateur and the important part they play in the continued growth of eventing. Course drift, the addition of the Modified division and, as always, what we are doing to make the sport safer were some of the subjects discussed.

 
January 2017 - The Masters Riders Cup

American-European show jumping face-off to hit Los Angeles in 2018.

A new American-European show jumping duel, the Masters Riders Cup, is slated to premiere in 2017 in Paris, then come to Los Angeles in 2018. The organizers are EEM, known for bringing the Masters show jumping tournament to Los Angeles for the last three years; and the recently formed European Equestrian Federation.

 
January 2017 - CARMA Graduates

Racers well on track for new lives.

The California Retirement Management Account, aka CARMA, has helped more than 100 Thoroughbreds transition from the racetrack into the next stage of their life.

Here are three success stories:

 
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