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Monday, November 20, 2017

Winner's Circle

Tamie’s Trip Pays Off
After making the cross-country trek from Southern California’s Murrietta, Tamie Smith’s show jumping trip proved successful on Sunday, Oct. 22 as she completed a wire-to-wire win in The Dutta Corp./USEF CCI2* Eventing National Championship in Maryland with Sunsprite Warmbloods’ Sunsprite Syrius. 

Friday, November 17, 2017

Candid With Karen

Preparation that involves doing it the hard way produces the best results. 
by Karen Healey
A little bit of preparation goes a long way toward success in our sport. As a student of George Morris, that idea was hammered into my consciousness early on. It was a foundation of my training program for 30-plus years and today as I coach riders with all levels of equitation and jumper ring aspirations.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Founder's Notes

Living in inland San Diego County, I’ve had way too much first-hand experience with wildfires. Even as a seasoned fire veteran, I am heartbroken by the extent of devastation caused by October’s windblown rampages in both ends of the state. Our report details two of what were probably hundreds of evacuations, all of them executed by brave, selfless members of our equestrian community – not to mention some non-horsey people who said yes when a horse was handed to them in an Albertson’s parking lot in Orange County!

Monday, November 13, 2017

IEHJA Update

Increased cash awards for Fall Festival End of Year Horse Show. 
Our president Gretchen Clark announced an increase in prize money awards for the Fall Festival End of Year Horse Show. “Cash awards are really appreciated by the riders,” states Gretchen “as it helps to offset the cost of competition.” IEHJA will be offering a $500 Derby, a $100 Stirrup Classic and a $100 Green Rider Hunter Classic. In addition, the $250 rider scholarship will again, be provided. Click Here To Read More!

Saturday, November 11, 2017

USDF: Hinnemann Headlines And Discover Dressage

Hinnemann Headlines: Adequan/USDF FEI-Level Trainers Conference Comes to California in February. The 2018 Adequan®/USDF FEI-Level Trainers Conference will be moving to California, with featured presenter Johann Hinnemann.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

SFHJA Updates

Top Competition is showcased at the six San Fernando Hunter Jumper Association Medal Finals.
by Regina Antonioli
Over a hundred junior and amateur riders showed up to compete in the San Fernando Hunter Jumper Association’s six medal finals. Positioning itself as a bridge between the grass roots and premiere levels of equestrian sports, the SFHJA Medals have varying degrees of difficulty and fence heights, with riders ranging in age from under 10 to over 60.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

A Fine 50th

Golden Anniversary California Dressage Society Championship has many highlights.
photos: Jennifer M. Keeler
In 1967, the idea of the California Dressage Society (CDS) was born among friends gathered in a living room. One of their main objectives was to create an annual showcase event where competitors could gather to pursue their passion.