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Saturday, December 16, 2017

Glenn Showcase’s Special Story

ICSI embryo continues a treasured sporthorse bloodline.

Jennifer Grubb-Reed’s Glenn Showcase, a 2017 colt by Glenn Livit out of the dam Showgirl, was High Scoring Premium Colt at the ISR/Oldenburg NA inspection hosted by Starr Vaughn Equestrian this past August.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

The Kids Are Our Future

United States Dressage Federation Region 7 FEI JR/YR Clinic with George Williams gives tomorrow’s stars many tools.

by Cassidy Gallman

It seems like everyone these days is talking about the future of horse sports. There are thoughts, theories and hypotheses about what the future holds and what the future will look like. Well, Whitney Houston sang, “the kids are our future,” and if she is correct then the future of dressage is here.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

NorCal Update: Perry, Sanders, Lakey & Bell Earn Top Honors

Medal Finals are successful & Geoff Teall set for annual clinic, held concurrent with TCP session, Nov. 30-Dec. 3.

Fall in Northern California is often a fleeting season, typically lasting only a few weeks before the heavy rains and brisk temperatures settle in the region. 

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Know Before You Show

USEF rule changes affecting hunter/jumper sport take effect December 1.
In an effort to help members understand the rule changes coming into play, the United States Hunter Jumper Association has issued a Know Before You Show guide of rule changes taking effect for the new competition year. The following are important rule changes that will be effective Dec. 1, 2017, for the 2018 competition year and affect hunter/jumper competition. Visit www.ushja.org for a comprehensive list of rule changes that were approved in early 2017 and will take effect for the 2018 competition year. The entire 2018 USEF Rulebook is available at www.usef.org

Friday, December 8, 2017

Area VI News: The 2017 Championships

Generous sponsors make this year’s finale extra special.

photos: MGO Photography

This years’ Area VI Eventing Championships took place Oct. 20-21 at the Fresno County Horse Park. “We welcomed sponsorship for the first time,’ says Area VI chairman Chris Scarlett. 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Successful Stallion Sport Test In The US

Leapfrog WT and Rohmeo among those to shine at West Coast staging of popular new format.

by Dr. Ludwig Christmann

The first three-day stallion-sport-tests in North America after the model, which was introduced to Germany in 2016, took place at Hilltop Farm in Maryland and Pollyrich Farm in California from October 31 until November 5.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Future Flexibles

Rich Fellers’ retired star poised to fly high as a sporthorse sire.

by Kim F Miller

There was not a dry eye in the Del Mar Arena when Flexible retired during the Del Mar National Horse Show this past May. The 21 year old Irish Sporthorse stallion was fit as ever and in fine form, but it was time for his one and only rider, Rich Fellers, to gallop him in front of a full house of adoring fans for the last time. If all goes according to plan, however, Flexible’s legacy will live through his offspring for many generations to come.