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Suppenkasper Named Adequan®/USDF Grand Prix Horse of the Year
Written by CRM
Friday, 13 December 2019 00:07
The United States Dressage Federation™ (USDF) would like to congratulate the eleven-year-old, 18.0 hand, Dutch Warmblood gelding, Suppenkasper, owned by Akiko Yamazaki’s Four Winds Farm LLC, and ridden by Steffen Peters of San Diego, California, for being named 2019 Adequan®/USDF Grand Prix Horse of the Year. Suppenkasper's median score of 75.696 percent made him the top horse in the United States competing at this level and the recipient of USDF’s highest honor.    


Suppenkasper was recognized at the 2019 Adequan®/USDF Salute Gala and Annual Awards Banquet with a commemorative personalized plaque, an embroidered cooler, and a gift certificate provided by Dressage Extensions.  Also, Suppenkasper is the recipient of the Colonel Thackeray Award and will have his name engraved on a silver trophy to be on permanent display in the Roemer Foundation/USDF Hall of Fame, housed at the USDF National Education Center, located at the Kentucky Horse Park.

“USDF is thrilled to be able to recognize this extraordinary horse for his many accomplishments during the 2019 competition season.  We also congratulate Akiko Yamazaki, Four Winds Farm, Steffen Peters, and the entire Suppenkasper team,” stated USDF Executive Director Stephan Hienzsch.

For more information about the Adequan®/USDF Horse of the Year awards or to access a list of past and current recipients, visit the USDF website at www.usdf.org, or contact the USDF office at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Founded in 1973, the United States Dressage Federation is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to education, recognition of achievement, and promotion of dressage.  For more information about USDF membership or programs, visit www.usdf.org, e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or call (859) 971-2277.

Press release provided by Unites States Dressage Federation.

 
Nominations Open for the 2020 Equine Industry Vision Award
Written by CRM
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 00:00
Nominations are now open for the 19th annual Equine Industry Vision Award. Sponsored by Zoetis since its inception, the prestigious award is the first of its kind to showcase innovation across the entire equine market, as well as ingenuity and service.


Award nominees may include individuals and/or organizations. Candidates may be considered for a single outstanding visionary achievement or for sustained outstanding contributions that have made a profound impact on the equine industry. Anyone is eligible to be nominated, re-nominated or to nominate a candidate for the award. Nominations are due Feb. 5, 2020.


The 2020 Equine Industry Vision Award recipient will be announced during a breakfast ceremony sponsored by Zoetis on May 29, 2020, during the American Horse Publications (AHP) Equine Media Conference in Lexington, Kentucky. The winner receives a lead crystal trophy created by master artisan Peter Wayne Yenawine and commissioned by Zoetis.

“The Equine Industry Vision Award recognizes individuals who are committed to improving the lives of horses and strengthening our industry. This aligns perfectly with our own mission to be an industry leader working to continually improve horse health and welfare, while supporting equine veterinarians and horse owners alike,” said Jeannie Jeffery, head of the Zoetis U.S. equine business. “We’re very proud to continue our sponsorship of this important award, which is now in its nineteenth year.”

To request a nomination ballot for the 2020 Equine Industry Vision Award, contact Judy Lincoln, EIVA coordinator, American Horse Publications, at 386-760-7743 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Nomination information is also available online. All entry materials are due Feb. 5, 2020.

Past recipients of the Equine Industry Vision Award are true visionaries who have contributed to the growth and preservation of the equine industry, and include:

  • 2019 – Tom Lenz, DVM, MS, DACT, recognized for advocacy supporting humane treatment of horses
  • 2018 – David Jones, DVM, chairman of Brooke USA, recognized and celebrated for global equitarian efforts
  • 2017 – Sydney Knott, founder, president and CEO of Horses4Heroes, for her passion for increasing the public’s exposure to horses and growing involvement in the equine industry.
  • 2016 – Gary L. Carpenter, commissioner and CEO of the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA), for his passion for increasing involvement with horses and working across disciplines in the equine industry.
  • 2015 – Gayle Ecker, director of Equine Guelph, for her heartfelt work in connecting people, especially youth, with horses.
  • 2014 – Patti Colbert for her numerous contributions to the equine industry including marketing Time to Ride, an initiative of the American Horse Council’s marketing alliance formed to connect people with horses and designed to encourage horse-interested consumers to enjoy the benefits of horse activities.
  • 2013 – Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH Int’l) for their work in promoting safe and effective therapeutic horseback riding for individuals with special needs throughout the world.
  • 2012 – Equine Land Conservation Resource (ELCR) for the organization’s dedication to help preserve land for the future of equestrian sports, recreation and industry.
  • 2011 – Robert Cacchione, executive director and co-founder of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA), for his exemplary vision to start an organization that would allow any college student to participate in horse shows, regardless of financial status or riding level.
  • 2010 – John Nicholson for his work as the executive director of the Kentucky Horse Park and as president of the World Equestrian Games 2010 Foundation including his leadership in bringing the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games to the United States
  • 2009 – Charlotte Brailey Kneeland, founder and director of the American Riding Instructors Association, for her vision to promote and certify riding instructors across the United States.
  • 2008 – Sally Swift (1913-2009), the founder of the Centered Riding®, for having a revolutionary impact on horseback riding worldwide in the 20th century.
  • 2007 – David O'Connor, best known for his Olympic accomplishments and his work as president of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF).
  • 2006 – Stanley F. Bergstein (1924-2011), executive vice president of Harness Tracks of America (HTA), for his positive contributions to the Standardbred racing industry and lifetime of accomplishments.
  • 2005 – John Ryan Gaines (1928-2005) for his countless contributions to the horse world that continue to reach across disciplines.
  • 2004 – American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) for the organization's vast, positive impact on the equine experience worldwide.
  • 2003 – Don Burt (1930-2012) for more than 50 years of living and working as a member of the horse industry and his efforts across disciplines.
  • 2002 – Alexander Mackay-Smith (1903-1998) for his broad contributions to the whole of the equine industry.            
American Horse Publications is dedicated to excellence in equine media through education and communication. The association celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2020. AHP strives to be the primary source of education, resources and networking for the equine media community. We believe a proactive approach in an ever-evolving communications-driven world allows us the flexibility and opportunity to promote, support and reward excellence in equine media. For more information, please contact Chris Brune, American Horse Publications at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 386-760-7743 or visit the AHP website at www.americanhorsepubs.org.


Zoetis is the leading animal health company, dedicated to supporting its customers and their businesses. Building on more than 65 years of experience in animal health, Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and a range of services. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals with sales of its products in more than 100 countries. In 2018, the company generated annual revenue of $5.8 billion with approximately 10,000 employees. For more information, visit https://www.zoetisus.com.
 
Schleese Takes Home the Gold at NZ Equitana
Written by CRM
Friday, 29 November 2019 00:00
Equitana Auckland returned to New Zealand this past November 21-24 for the second time after the record breaking attendance in Melbourne in 2018. Schleese made the long trek halfway across the world to attend both of these shows and managed to come home with best booth award in 2018, and Innovative Product of the Year in New Zealand (along with 2nd place for best booth!)
 
Certified Master Saddler and Saddle Ergonomist Jochen Schleese was once again a featured educational presenter, and squeezed in his appearances at Equitana between a Saddlefit 4 Life Equine Ergonomist  course in Johannesburg and a subsequent course in Melbourne. His trip around the world will see him covering over 30,000 miles in less than three weeks!
 

The innovative product award was presented for Schleese’s new Bi-NateLine™, which is revolutionizing saddle fit in every market. Part of the decision was based on a live presentation in front of a prestigious panel of three veterinarians who acted as judge and jury. The Bi-NateLine™ (BNL) saddles are made on our infinitely adjustable lightweight AdapTree®, which outperform any other tree on the market today – be it English or Western!  It is the ultimate wedding of Western and English worlds to keep the horse comfortable and moving optimally to perform at its best.
 
With this new Bi-NateLine™ Schleese secures its position as the leading ‘horse-friendly’ manufacturer in the world, by creating a saddle that not only combines form with function, but provides the lowest pounds per square inch pressure distribution on the horse’s back with the PSI panel. Avoiding the sensitive reflex points on the horses back, Schleese has created a saddle line with the Bi-NateLine™ that will support a longer-lasting softer, closer, saddle fitting, which is unmatched in today’s market and will become the new standard.
 
About Jochen Schleese and Schleese Saddlery Service Ltd.
Jochen Schleese got his certification as Master Saddler in Germany at the age of 22 and came to Canada in 1986 to establish and register the trade of saddlery in Ontario, Canada. With over 80 different models designed over the years, Schleese Saddlery Service Ltd is the world leading manufacturer of saddles designed for women, specializing in the unique anatomical requirements of female riders. Schleese authorized representatives provide diagnostic saddle fit analysis and saddle fitting services across the globe to maintain optimal saddle fit to horse and rider.
 
Jochen is the author of the best-selling “Suffering in Silence: The Saddle Fit Link to Physical and Psychological Trauma in Horses”, now in its third printing by Trafalgar Square and available in hard copy, digital, and paperback versions at amazon.com. He and his company have been the recipients of numerous business and industry awards over the years and have been featured in the Wall Street Journal , twice on the Discovery Channel and soon on PBS. He has won a “Winnie” award for his DVD “Beyond the 9 points of saddle fit” as best educational video in 2017 and this year his book is up for an Equus Film Festival literary award.
 
He is a regular guest lecturer at various equine and veterinary colleges around the world.
 
For more information about Jochen Schleese and Schleese Saddlery Ltd. please go to www.saddlesforwomen.com or www.saddlefit4life.com
 
Langer Equestrian Group & West Palms Events Combine Forces for the 2020 Woodside Shows
Written by CRM
Thursday, 28 November 2019 01:22
NOVEMBER 27, 2019 — WOODSIDE, Calif.— Langer Equestrian Group is jumping into 2020 with a management team for its popular Woodside Spring and Summer Series shows at the Horse Park at Woodside. “Dale Harvey and his West Palms management team are going to manage our five show series,” stated LEG Managing Director Marnye Langer. “I am really excited about the synergies our two management groups can achieve, and I believe the trainers and exhibitors are really going to benefit by this collaboration."

 


Langer Equestrian Group has a twenty-year history of producing shows at the Horse Park at Woodside and was instrumental in the development of the facility as a top-notch horse show venue in Northern California. West Palms produced its first show at the Horse Park in 2017 and added a second week in 2019.

 

“The West Palms team is really excited to manage the full series of shows for the 2020 Woodside show schedule. We look forward to working with Langer Group and The Horse Park at Woodside to deliver the best show season yet,” stated Dale Harvey, CEO of West Palms Events.

2020 Dates

  • WOODSIDE SPRING PREVIEW: April 22-26, 2020
  • WOODSIDE SPRING CLASSIC: April 29- May 3, 2020
  • WOODSIDE CIRCUIT OPENER: June 17-21, 2020
  • BAY AREA FESTIVAL: June 24-28, 2020
  • GOLDEN GATE CLASSIC: July 1-3, 2020
  • SILICON VALLEY EQUESTRIAN FESTIVAL 1: August 19-23, 2020
  • SILICON VALLEY EQUESTRIAN FESTIVAL 2: August 26-30, 2020

Prize lists and additional information will be available after the first of the year.

For questions or comments, please reach out to Dale This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Marnye This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it In the meantime, mark your calendars for seven super shows at one of the loveliest venues in California!

 
California Drug Testing Fee Increase
Written by CRM
Friday, 15 November 2019 21:42

ALERT: As of January 1, 2020, the California drug testing fee will be $8 per horse entered in competition or consigned to a public sale. If you have any questions regarding the fee increase, please contact California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Equine Medication Monitoring Program (EMMP) at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 916-900-5002.

 
Cassio Rivetti and Kaiser Win the $25,000 GGT Footing Grand Prix Series
Written by CRM
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 18:59

During the last week of the Delmar International horse show produced by Dale Harvey and his team at West Palms Event Management, the GGT Footing grand prix series came to a close for 2019.

Cassio Rivetti is the proud winner of the check and other perks that go along with the win!

 
Ante Up!
Written by CRM
Thursday, 17 October 2019 18:10

Split Rock Jumping Tour debuts ground-breaking $1.5 million Grand Prix in Rancho Santa Fe in April 2020.

The Split Rock Jumping Tour will host a new concept in show jumping as part of its 2020 national tour. The $1.5 Million “Ante Up” Grand Prix will debut April 7 at Pomponio Ranch in San Diego County’s Rancho Santa Fe.

“The main purpose of the Ante Up Grand Prix is to introduce a completely new dynamic to show jumping that currently does not exist at the highest level,” said Derek Braun, Founder and CEO of the Split Rock Jumping Tour. “Riders, owners, sponsors, and spectators will each play a valuable part in helping the sport progress to unprecedented heights. The format will allow each participant to be part of a unique, high intensity Grand Prix that is sure to draw attention and raise awareness around the world.

 
Hard Work Pays Off on First Day of Great American/USDF Region 7 & California Dressage Society Championship Show
Written by CRM
Friday, 20 September 2019 00:00

by Yellow Horse Marketing for the California Dressage Society

Where there’s a will there’s a way, and for adult amateur competitor Lindsey Schulz, hard work and dedication paid off in spades on the first day of the Great American Insurance Group/United States Dressage Federation (USDF) Region 7 and California Dressage Society (CDS) Championship Show, being held September 19-22, 2019 at the Murieta Equestrian Center in Rancho Murieta.

Aboard Nora Capers’ Lippizaner mare Delia 87, Schulz (representing the Los Angeles Chapter) topped a tough field of 11 predominantly open competitors in the Region 7 Intermediaire Freestyle Championship, earning the unanimous win under both judges with a top score of 74.300% (watch her winning ride HERE).

 
AMHA Board Unanimously Approves Home Office Relocation Proposal
Written by CRM
Monday, 09 September 2019 00:00

Shelburne, VT—At the Third Quarter Board meeting held Saturday September 7 in Las Vegas, Nevada, The American Morgan Horse Association’s (AMHA) Board of Directors unanimously approved the recommendation to relocate the AMHA home office. The office will be relocated to the grounds of the Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, and the main transition will take place during the holiday period that occurs between Christmas and the New Year. However, it is expected that while the new office location will open January 2, 2020, the current office will remain open through January 31, 2020.

 
Hansen Dam Horse Park Hosts Ashlee Bond Clinic (Jan. 4-5, 2020)
Written by CRM
Thursday, 12 December 2019 19:52
LAKE VIEW TERRACE, Calif. – Grand prix show jumping rider Ashlee Bond is coming to Hansen Dam Horse Park for a jumping clinic on January 4-5, 2020. Ashlee brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the world of show jumping. Most recently, Ashlee helped the Israeli Equestrian Team qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

There are only a few spots still available in the clinic. Each group is limited to six riders and every rider will receive individualized attention from Ashlee. There will be four groups, ranging in height from .80m to 1.30m. See below for complete schedule.


The clinic will be held in the Hansen Dam Grand Prix Arena featuring geotextile footing and show quality jumps.  Spur Tech Spurs will be one of our sponsors and each rider will receive a pair of spur straps courtesy of Spur Tech. There will also be professional photography from Kristin Lee Photography. Auditing is free for spectators – come watch and learn. Lunch will be provided for clinic participants.

LEG Shows & Events is honored to welcome Ashlee and to host the second annual clinic at the beautiful Hansen Dam Horse Park. Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information and to reserve your spot today.

Saturday and Sunday Schedule:
8:00 – 10:00 a.m.                   Group 1 (1.20 – 1.30m)
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.        Group 2 (1.20 – 1.30m)
12:30 – 1:00 p.m.                  Lunch
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.                     Group 3 (1.10 – 1.20m)
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.                     Group 4 (.80 – 1.00m)
 
Pricing:
 
Groups 1-3:  Two Days - $500 - One Day- $275
Group 4:  Two Days - $250 - One Day- $150
Weekend Stall: $40
Day Stall: $30
Shavings: $12 per bag
 
Press release provided by LEG Up News.
 
Applications Now Open for 2020 Thoroughbred Makeover
Written by CRM
Monday, 02 December 2019 00:00
The Retired Racehorse Project announced today that applications are open for the 2020 Thoroughbred Makeover, presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America. Applications will be accepted through January 15, 2020, and accepted trainers will be announced on February 15, 2020.
 
Now in its sixth year, the Thoroughbred Makeover features competition in ten disciplines for recently-retired Thoroughbreds in their first year of retraining for a second career after racing. Disciplines include barrel racing, competitive trail, dressage, eventing, field hunters, freestyle, polo, show hunter, show jumper, and ranch work.
 

Horses and trainers will compete for more than $125,000 in total prize money, plus the coveted title of Thoroughbred Makeover Champion, at the Kentucky Horse Park on October 7-10, 2020. The Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium includes not just the competition, but educational seminars, a vendor fair, the Makeover Marketplace horse sale and the Makeover Master Class featuring demonstrations and insight from leading trainers. The Finale features the top five horses in each discipline and will be livestreamed for viewers at home.
 
"The Retired Racehorse Project was created to drive demand for Thoroughbreds after racing as sport horses, and the Thoroughbred Makeover is one of the most successful executions of this mission," describes the RRP's executive director Jen Roytz. "Each year the event has grown in both size and scope and we’re seeing more and more Makeover graduates representing the breed on the national stage.”
 
The Thoroughbred Makeover is open to professionals, amateurs, juniors (ages 12 and older) and teams. Applicants are required to provide information about their riding and competition background as well as references, including one from a veterinarian. Applicants are encouraged to provide links to riding video, which is a requirement for first-time competitors. Competitors do not need to have acquired their horse at the time of application, though must declare their horse no later than July 31, 2020.
 
Approved trainers may acquire eligible Thoroughbreds through whatever source they choose, or can ride under contract for an owner. Eligible horses must have raced or had a published work on or after July 1, 2018 and must not have started retraining for a second career prior to December 1, 2019 other than a maximum of 15 allowable rides. The 2020 Thoroughbred Makeover Rulebook outlines all rules and information relevant to the competition, with changes for 2020 marked in red and clarifying information marked in blue.
 
The Thoroughbred Makeover, produced by the 501(c)3 non-profit organization Retired Racehorse Project, is made possible each year by the generosity and support of sponsors and donors. In addition to the Makeover, the RRP publishes Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine, maintains the Retired Racehorse Resource Directory, the online Thoroughbred Sport Tracker (the only user-driven database for Thoroughbred bloodlines in second careers), and a library of educational materials online, and produces educational demonstrations around the country at clinics and expos, all with the goal of increasing demand for Thoroughbreds in second careers.
 
Thoroughbred Makeover Links:
 
•  2020 Thoroughbred Makeover Rules and Information
•  FAQs About the Thoroughbred Makeover
•  Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities
•  2019 Thoroughbred Makeover Results
•  2019 Thoroughbred Makeover Finale Videos
 
2019 Thoroughbred Makeover Recap
 
•  673 trainers were accepted to compete in 2019. The accepted trainers represented 44 states and four Canadian provinces.
•  474 horses were entered by the Aug. 15 registration deadline. Taking into account last-minute scratches, 359 horses completed.
•  The most-raced horse entered in the competition had 150 starts. The highest money-earner had career winnings of $1,050,400.
•  Total number of horses entered in each discipline, as of Aug. 15: Barrels, 31; Competitive Trail, 80; Dressage, 177; Eventing, 93; Field Hunters, 26; Freestyle, 44; Polo, 16; Ranch Work, 29; Show Hunters, 178; Show Jumpers, 136.
•  Approximately 150 horses were entered in the ASPCA Makeover Marketplace.
•  More than 115 volunteers helped staff the competition.
•  50+ companies were Makeover sponsors.
•  70+ vendors took part in the Sponsor Fair.
 
All Eyes and Ears on Horses December 2
Written by CRM
Thursday, 28 November 2019 02:05
November 27, 2019 Solvang, California: On Monday December 2 the 4th annual Radiothon on the Horse Radio Network is giving us all an excuse to talk about horses AND Cyber Monday, all day!
 
Priscilla Presley and Monty Roberts will share their passion for horses on the 1pm eastern time hour of Horsemanship Radio on the 12 hour long Horse Radio Network Radiothon, December 2, 2019 from 9am to 9pm EST. The complete schedule is here.
 

The Holiday Radiothon is now the most celebrated horse media event in the holiday season. 12 hours of unbelievable guests, fun and prizes! Call in Number on Dec. 2 is 435-272-1997. Live from 9am to 9pm Eastern. Theme:  The funniest or sneakiest thing your horse ever did? Prizes:  Over $10,000 in prizes will be given away.
 
In Monty's 1pm hour alone, over $600 in prizes will be given away. Monty will be giving away a Dually Halter in a choice of 5 sizes, and a year long subscription to his Monty Roberts University. Omega Fields, title sponsor of the Horsemanship Radio Podcast will give away a gift pack including a SaddleRight $100 gift certificate to put towards a custom made orthopedic saddle pad of their choosing, a $225.00 value. Show sponsor Cavallo Horse and Rider is giving away a pair of Cavallo Trek Hoof Boots, a $180.00 value. Lastly, HorseLoverZ.com is giving away a $50.00 Gift Certificate.
 
But Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are part of the fun too!
 
Inspired by Monty Roberts’ famous American Mustang, Shy Boy's story is immortalized on a silver charm with a replica of the famous Shy Boy image.  Adopted from the BLM by Monty, Shy Boy helped raise awareness of the treasure this breed is in American history.
 
The Sterling Silver Shy Boy Charm and chain come ready to gift to a horse lover you know, displayed inside a certificate folder containing a beautiful imprinted limited edition photo of Monty & Shy Boy, suitable for framing.

The solid 925 Sterling Silver Shy Boy Charm has an 18” chain included. Charm size is 19mm = 3/4 inch high x 24mm = 15/16 inch wide.
 
This limited edition gift is $40 for Black Friday and Cyber Monday December 2 or until the limited edition is sold out.  
 
For a complete description visit the website or phone 805-688-6288
 
Opportunity Knocks! Equestrian Facility for Sale in Landrum, SC
Written by CRM
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 22:34

PRICE REDUCTION! Opportunity Knocks – Equestrian Facility For Sale - $2,100,000 $1,690,000

Very successful & profitable training/lesson barn & business for sale. 25 minutes from TIEC (the site of the 2018 World Equestrian Games). Active show & training clients/multiple on-site horse shows/IEA Teams/summer camps. The most beautiful & well-run facility in the area. ~22 acres; 2 barns; 18 stalls; 2 rings; 90 foot round pen and multi-acre grass jumping field.Offered by CS Realty 843-568-3974 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Property description:

Clear View Farm is a professionally managed equestrian center located 25 minutes from Tryon International Equestrian Center and just 30 minutes from the major cities of Greenville and Spartanburg, SC. If you're not looking for a fixer upper or a project farm, this is the one for you. Bring your horses, unload and enjoy the fact that everything is already in place. This farm was designed to make the work associated with every daily activity flow smoothly. Currently operating as a profitable training, lesson and boarding business.

  • 3 Bedroom House plus a second gorgeous 1 BR/1 BA apartment above the barn
  • 2 Barns, 18 12x12 Stalls w/ Rubber Mats and Fans
  • Tack Room, Feed Room, Bedding/Hay Storage in Each Barn
  • 4 Indoor Hot & Cold Water Wash Racks w/ Rubber Mats
  • 10 Private Grass Paddocks w/ Automatic Waterers
  • 2 Private "Dry Lot" Paddocks w/ Automatic Waterers & Large Run-in sheds
  • Large 5 Acre+ Shaded Grass Turnout Field w/ Automatic Waterer & Oversized Run-in shed
  • 2 Irrigated Arenas w/ Fabulous Footing
  • 90” Round Pen & Grass Jumping Field
  • Driveway Accommodates Tractor Trailer access to both barns

Home Features:

  • There are 2 residences included with this property - a beautiful 1 bedroom, 1 full bath apartment above Barn 2 (address 105 Smith Rd.) that overlooks the jumping field and all 12 turnout paddocks making it easy to keep an eye on things from any of the numerous windows or from the back deck. The apartment features an open floor plan that includes a spacious kitchen with a breakfast bar, an open living room dining room combo, an office area and a laundry with a full-size washer and dryer in addition to the bedroom with a huge walk in closet and a full bath.
  • A second 3-bedroom, 1 full bath single family detached house (address 107 Smith Rd.) sits on its own 2.03-acre lot adjacent to the main property. It features wrap around decks, a nice sized yard and ample parking. The house was just renovated with an upgraded bathroom (tiled shower, linen storage, new comfort height vanity, fresh paint, etc.) a kitchen makeover, fresh paint and new carpets have it in move in condition. It is serviced by its own private driveway leading to the tranquil wooded setting Just below Barn 2.

Lot Features:

  • Exterior features include gently rolling land.
  • 12 private, safe turnout paddocks with automatic waterers.
  • 10 paddocks are in grass with the remaining 2 as dry-lots.
  • A large, multi-acre fenced shaded grass field also features an automatic waterer to complete the more than adequate safe turnout space.
  • Fencing is predominately single board with "no-climb" horse wire to the ground.
  • All 12 paddocks include an additional ribbon of electric fence on top.
  • Paddocks 1, 2 & 3 are separated by lanes - just for those horses who shouldn't be touching noses across the fence.
  • The entire perimeter of the property is also fenced to the ground with the same materials.Your horses and dogs will stay on the property unless they manage to exit via the main gate.

Horse Facility Features:

  • Facilities include 2 barns with a total of 18 box stalls w rubber mats and ceiling fans. All barn aisles are also covered w rubber mats. There are four wash racks with hot & cold water & over-head heaters, 2 tack rooms, 1 in each barn. The tack room in the main barn includes heat and air, a washer & dryer, a half bath, separate utility sink, ample cabinet and counter space and a refrigerator. Each barn also contains a separate feed room and an adjacent bedding storage area. The main barn also includes an office with heat and air, phone and Wi-Fi and drop-down all-weather curtains to protect you and the horses under your care from the elements.
  • The riding facilities include 2 arenas with fabulous footing (new in 2017), both are serviced by an automated irrigation system to control footing consistency and dust. The main arena (150 ft x 300 ft) also boasts a large judges booth with a ceiling fan, power, a PA system that serves both arenas, and the same drop-down curtains found on the main barn. Ring 2 measures 125 ft x 250 ft and sits adjacent to the main ring. A 90-foot round pen and a multi-acre grass jumping field complete the riding areas.
  • The driveway circles the main barn and easily accommodates the largest horse rigs including tractor trailers. Barn number 2 also includes a large covered bedding storage area (holds a full truckload of loose sawdust bedding) and a covered hay storage area that holds a full tractor trailer load of compressed square bales.

 

Distances:

  • 22 miles to TIEC
  • 17 miles to airports
  • 12 miles to hospitals
  • 4 miles to shopping

Offered by CS Realty: 843-568-3974 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 
3 richest horse races in the world
Written by CRM
Friday, 15 November 2019 00:00

The prize funds are growing sharply in the horse racing world. New races are emerging every year and they are changing the landscape of horse racing. However, the old perks of this sport are still the same as you can still use Bet-ri.com and try to land a big fortune for yourself through betting.

 
Julia Nickl Tops the First Round of LAHJA Junior Medal Final Presented by LEGISequine.com
Written by CRM
Saturday, 19 October 2019 03:00

Darcie Grote Clinches Round One of the LAHJA Senior Medal Final

BURBANK, Calif.– The first rounds of the LAHJA Junior and Senior Medal Finals kicked off on Thursday night at the Gold Coast October Horse Show. Horse and rider pairs navigated a course designed by Kevin Holowack of Langley, British Columbia.

Julia Nickl trained by Elvenstar Farm topped the first round of the LAHJA Junior Medal Final presented by LEGISequine.com. Julia and Nicolas, her six-year-old Belgian Warmblood, earned scores of 82 and 84 for an average of 83. In second place was Brooke Mostman trained by Stephanie Haney, receiving scores of 80 and 81 aboard her Anakin.

 

 
USHJA Member Notice of Scam Phone Calls
Written by CRM
Monday, 30 September 2019 00:00

USHJA Members:

Recently, we were alerted to a phone scam in which several horse shows have reported that criminals are trying to steal credit card information from exhibitors by using fake feed and bedding order forms, or by asking for personal payment information over the phone.

 
CVHJM Comes to an End
Written by CRM
Tuesday, 10 September 2019 00:00

It is with great sadness that we come to an end of the Central Valley Hunter/Jumper Miniseries.  

As you all know, our attendance at these shows has been less than expected and much less than fiscally viable to continue the series.  The show on September 21 suffers the same low attendance forecast. Therefore, we have come to the conclusion that we must sadly end the show series.  Luckily there are many other schooling shows in other areas nearby for your riders to participate in.  

 
Enter in September for Vegas in November!
Written by CRM
Wednesday, 04 September 2019 18:21

Blenheim Equisports Presents The Las Vegas National Horse Show, CSI3*-W • November 11-17, 2019

Interested? Here's what you need to do:

• ENTER BY SEPTEMBER 13! The most important step to qualifying for the AON/USHJA National Championships is entering by Sept. 13 with your $50 application fee. Click here to enter! If you have already submitted an entry and need to add a class or section, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . You do not need to do a full new entry.

• YOUR POINTS ARE COUNTING! The points you've been earning from Dec. 1, 2018, until Sept. 13, 2019, at USEF competitions are used to determine qualified riders. However, only those who enter by Sept. 13 will be considered.

• QUALIFIED? BOOK YOUR TRIP! After Championship entries are due, you will hear back from Ryegate Show Services about where you stand on the qualifying list. If you are accepted, the next step is to follow their instructions which will tell you where to send your Entry Deposit and Stall Reservation payment. Click here to learn more about lodging discounts at the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa.

Enter Now!

Deadline to enter and qualify: September 13th

Qualifying for the Championships differs based on the division in which you want to qualify. However, all entrants must pre-enter the competition with a nonrefundable $50 application fee by September 13.

Entries are available online through horseshowsonline.com, or members may mail their completed entry form to Ryegate Show Services. If you have already submitted an entry and need to add a class or section, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . You do not need to do a full new entry. Points earned from competitions with a start date from Dec. 1, 2018, to Sept. 13, 2019, will count toward qualifying. USHJA Affiliates are invited to send their best 2' and 2'6" horse-and-rider combinations to compete in the Affiliate Championships.

How to Qualify

New Classes added for 2019!

This year's AON/USHJA National Championships, will feature more classes and more prize money. New classes include:

  • USEF/USHJA 1.0m Low Children's Jumper Championship
  • USEF/USHJA 1.0m Low Adult Amateur Jumper Championship
  • USHJA 3' Adult Equitation National Championship
  • $25,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby
  • 3'3" USHJA Hunter Seat Medal
  • 3'/3'3" and 3'6"/3'9" USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Stake classes

The accompanying Las Vegas National Horse Show, CSI 3*-W will also offer:

  • $55,000 1.40m Jumper Division
  • $25,000 In It 2 Win It Stake presented by Omaha Equestrian Foundation
  • Markel Insurance 1.45m Jumper Series Finals
  • Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Las Vegas
  • CPHA Foundation/West Coast Equestrian (WCE) Medal Finals
  • Non-rated Hunter/Jumper classes

 

Compete. Learn. Have FUN.

The USHJA will also be hosting a series of FREE educational clinics covering a variety of topics including:

  • Sports psychology
  • Training, conditioning, and sports medicine
  • Judge's perspective
  • Hunter Derby course walk
  • Grand Prix course walk
One-of-a-Kind Equestrian Venue

Amenities offered by South Point Hotel:
  • Indoor Arena & Equestrian Center
  • Constant access to stables
  • Competition live stream the competition from hotel rooms
  • Luxurious spa
  • Casino with tables and slots
  • 64 bowling lanes
  • 9 restaurants on site
Learn more about the competition and lodging discounts at thelasvegasnational.com.

#ThePlaceToJump #LVN2019 #WestCoastShowcation #PathwayToSuccess
Press release provided by Blenheim EquiSports Management Company, LLC.
 
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