Europeans Ready to Return

World CupAll roads lead to Las Vegas as Longines FEI World Cup series begins in Oslo, Norway.

The lure of the bright lights of Las Vegas adds an extra incentive as the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Western European League series got underway in Oslo, Norway in mid-October.

 
Mark Your Calendars For 2015 Horse Expo

January and June dates set for Horse Expo extravaganzas next year.

According to a recent study by the American Horse Council, there are over 9.2 million horses in the United States today, and more than 4.6 million Americans who consider themselves equine aficionados.

 
Mendocino Moments - Northern California coastal county offers adventures and relaxation.

From beach horseback rides to rodeos, Mendocino County has oodles to offer equestrian in search of adventure and/or relaxation. Located 114 miles north of San Francisco and encompassing the gorgeous California coast, Mendocino is a great place for quick get-aways, with or without your steed!

 
Giving Back Francisco "Pancho" Lopez Scholarship Established at UC Davis.

As Jose Guerrero Cota dons a white coat in the annual UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine ceremony for incoming students, he will experience another step in realizing his childhood dream of becoming a veterinarian. That dream is coming true, thanks to a new scholarship established by Bob Haas, who established an endowment to provide four years of support for a Hispanic student entering veterinary school.

 

 
Oakbrook Awards & Promotions

Promotional items can be a big boom to a business. "To get a profitable return on investment you need to use the right item at the right time," Melissa explains. "It might be a pen for less than $1 for one event and a special executive thank you gift for another occasion." Melissa's many years of experience make her a big help in finding that right product. Whether customers come to her with a firm idea of what they want or no clue about the products or process, she has all the right questions to elicit the information needed to fulfill their needs and dreams with professionalism and, if desired, pizzazz.

 
Long Live The Legacy

ushja foundationHunter/jumper history gets a boost at Wheeler Museum

On the heels of a week of championships in a sport that celebrates tradition, the United States Hunter Jumper Foundation is pleased to recognize and thank Dr. Kenneth and Selma Garber, the Hallman Family and Merrylegs South, the Oberkircher Family, and Jennifer and Roger Smith who recently became the first four founding members of the USHJA Foundation's Legacy Circle.

 
Home Sweet Home

Young show jumper Lauren Hester returns to the States after advancing her Olympic quest in Europe.

To further her dreams of one day representing the United States in the Olympics, American Lauren Hester had relocated from Rancho Santa Fe, to the tiny town of Baarlo in the Netherlands. Beginning in April of 2013, Lauren and her horses were housed with Stal Hendrix, where she would be working with Emile Hendrix.

 
The Great Indoors - Inaugural "indoor eventing" competition is a big hit.

Pacific Indoor EventingThe Pacific Indoor Eventing Series got off to a great start Oct. 11 in Sycamore Stables' big covered arena in San Juan Capistrano. The day saw 220 jumping rounds completed, by eventers and hunter/jumper riders, from Sycamore and surrounding stables and a great time was had by all.

 

 
Heads Up! - Early Registration Discount

January collegiate equestrian event offers early registration discount.

The 2015 College Preparatory Invitational (CPI), slated for January 16-18, is offering discounted early registration through November 15.

 
For Sale Beautiful historic acreage in North San Diego County.

A large section of an 1845 Spanish Land Grant made by Governor Pio Pico to an Indian named Maria Juana de Los Angeles, is now on the market. It is located in San Diego County's Pauma Valley. The 605 acres of beautiful oak-covered rolling hills south of Palomar Mountain is part of the original 2,174-acre Rancho Cuca de el Potrero.

 

 
Sonoma Season Finale

sonoma horse parkBig money Derby closes out fifth season for Bay Area venue.

Sonoma Horse Park will conclude its fifth season with the $20,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby presented by Devoucoux. The competition will take place on Friday, Sept. 19, during the SHP Season Finale, which has been upgraded to an AA rating.

 
Iberian Horse Show Debuts this Month in Las Vegas

andalusian world cupInsiders anticipate new competition may be the biggest of its kind in the country. The inaugural Feria del Caballo Español National Show and Andalusian World Cup, widely predicted to be the largest Iberian Horse Show of its kind in the country, kicks off Sept. 25 in Las Vegas at the South Point Arena and Equestrian Center.

The show, to be held Sept. 25-27, combines multiple Iberian horse show divisions at one venue, and is expected to be the largest Iberian horse show in the world outside of Spain and Portugal. According to the show's organizers, entries have exceeded initial targets and a wide variety of sponsors have joined in the opportunity to be a part of this exciting new event.

 
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