by Cheryl Erpelding In 2023, Classic Equine continues to set the highest standards of excellence in helping their customers create beautiful and functional environments for their beloved equines. Working side by side with barn builders,Read more
Author: Alicia Anthony
Sycamore Trails is Thankfully Saved from Bulldozer!
Longtime horse lovers preserve the horse lifestyle for many in Orange County by Cheryl Erpelding Last year, long-time equestrian enthusiast Denise Haunert-Marshall and her husband Tim Marshall grew concerned about the growing trend of SouthernRead more
Horse Insect Defense Supplements
courtesy of SmartPak Insect defense supplements are daily, feed-through formulas that help deter pesky insects. These formulas commonly include garlic, apple cider vinegar, and brewer’s yeast to deter biting insects. Why Are Insect Defense SupplementsRead more
Rebecca Rigdon-Blake and Jagger – CDS 2022 Horse of the Year – Prix St. Georges
by Cheryl Erpelding When Rebecca Rigdon-Blake found Jagger, as a 4 year old, he was 16.1 hands high. He eventually grew to an impressive 17.3 hands and has been living up to the huge potentialRead more
Spring Horse Care
Management Strategies to Get Your Horse Ready for the New Season by Dr. Lydia Gray • courtesy of SmartPak Houses get a spring cleaning, cars get a spring tune-up . . . why shouldn’t horsesRead more
Love Stories: Why I Own an Off the Track Thoroughbred
IEHJA has partnered with Santa Anita Park to promote the versatility of the Thoroughbred horse specifically focusing on second careers for retired racehorses. Known as off the track thoroughbreds or OTTB’s these horses can andRead more
It Was a Blast!
The Santa Barbara County Chapter of the California Dressage Society celebrated chapter members’ 2022 accomplishments with a beautiful luncheon on the outdoor patio at Convivo Restaurant at the Santa Barbara Inn. Lovely flower arrangements wereRead more
Kent Farrington and Orafina are Untouchable in $226,000 Adequan® CSI4* Grand Prix
by Tori Bilas • photos: High Desert Sport Photo Kent Farrington’s (USA) cross-country trip to the Desert International Horse Park (DIHP) paid off in spades Sunday afternoon as he and Orafina took top call inRead more
Risk-based Vaccines: Does Your Horse Need Them?
courtesy of PennState Extension Determining which vaccines your horse should have is not always simple, particularly when talking about risk-based vaccines. It is important to work with your veterinarian to determine the vaccines needed forRead more
Prevalent Parasites: Common Types of Equine Internal Parasites
courtesy of PennState Extension There are many species of internal parasites that affect horses. Knowing common types of internal parasites and the symptoms caused by infestation is important when creating a deworming plan and strategyRead more