September 2008 Blog Posts (7)

Barnmice Member Belinda Trussell Sweeps Saugerties Small Tour!

Had to post this news because you couldn't meet a lovelier, more down to earth person....Go Bee!!

Ottawa, ON—Canadian Olympian Belinda Trussell of Stouffville, ON, won all three small tour FEI classes at the New England Dressage Association Fall Festival Of Dressage, CDI-W Saugerties, held in Saugerties, NY, September 10–14, 2008.

Riding the eight-year-old German-bred gelding Anton (Antaeus x Melit) owned by Robyn Eames, Trussell started the competition off by handily…


Added by Barbara F. on September 24, 2008 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Hurricane Ike hits Habitat for Horses

During this emergency the efforts of our volunteers have made a powerful impact on the livestock community of Galveston County. While the west end of Galveston Island is on the uphill side of the recovery, Bolivar is just now becoming accessible. The destruction on Bolivar was almost 100%, and the loss of livestock quite heavy. The reports say that only 150 head of cattle and 2 horses are left standing, although we have reports of two mules and… Continue

Added by Emily at Habitat for Horses on September 24, 2008 at 12:45pm — 1 Comment

Just a guick question/been trying to figure this out for weeks!

ok, so i have this video that i've been trying to upload onto barnmice, but every time i try to upload it says there's been an error. it's only about a 40 second video, so it can't be too big
Does barnmice normally upload things from windows movie maker, or do i need to use another program???

i've been trying to figure this out for weeks, post a comment if you can help me


Added by Hilary on September 20, 2008 at 11:23am — 1 Comment

Paralympics - The favourites take the lead 07/09/2008

A fantastic start as the first part of the team competition played out in front of an enthusiastic crowd. For some, it tested their centre court nerves, while for others, it was a stroll in the park.

The 13th edition of the Paralympic Games on the verge of making history 06/09/2008

The highly experienced Anne Dunham and Teddy Eddy add the best score of the day to the already succesful British team effort in the team competition. (c) FEI

An eager crowd… Continue

Added by Barnmice Admin on September 7, 2008 at 3:06pm — No Comments

Oldest para-rider hopes for medal at Beijing Paralympic Games

HONG KONG, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Bermuda's Sandy Mitchell, aged 64and believed to be the oldest rider of the equestrian events at the Beijing Paralympic Games, is looking to earn a medal, no matter its color, in the upcoming competition.

Born in Scotland with cerebral palsy in 1944, Mitchell began riding as a boy but did not devote himself to the sport until just 15 years ago.

His experience as a spectator to applaud for Bermuda's first equestrian team to compete in the…


Added by Gary Stuart on September 5, 2008 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Olympic and Paralympic Stabling Trivia

Did you know?

Engineered wood made from sustainable bamboo was used in the construction of the stables in Hong Kong

Recycled tires were used for internal equine walkways and stall interiors in the stabling complex
All organic waste including horse manure, food waste and bedding (straw, wood, shaving and old newspapers) are being collected and recycled using a vermicomposting (earthworm) process to produce organic fertilizer!

Added by Barnmice Admin on September 4, 2008 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Quotation Of The Month - September 2008

"To understand the soul of a horse is the closest human beings can come to knowing perfection."
~ Author Unknown

Added by Suzanne on September 2, 2008 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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