All Blog Posts Tagged 'hunter' (24)

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Amazing Breeze

Amazing Breeze is a sweet 3 year old mare who has never been raced. She is a lovely, quiet mare that will be suitable for any discipline. Breeze currently stands at 15.3hh and has been working well under saddle.…

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Added by Adena Springs Retirement Program on July 21, 2012 at 10:39am — No Comments

King Rush

King Rush is a handsome 16.3hh bay gelding. He had a year off from work where he lived his life grazing in a large field. King is now currently back in work under saddle and is becoming stronger by the day. He is ridden at walk, trot and canter with ease. Would be suitable as a hack/pleasure horse.…

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Added by Adena Springs Retirement Program on July 21, 2012 at 10:28am — No Comments

Gypsy Eyes

    Gypsy Eyes is a sound eleven year old chestnut TB mare standing approx 16.1hh. Gypsy was found discarded by her previous owner after having a couple of foals and rescued by Adena Springs Retirement Program this past fall (she is no longer suitable for breeding). She her rescue Gypsy has been in training with the program and has been going under tack walk, trot and canter. She is a kind, friendly and loving mare who deserves a…

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Added by Adena Springs Retirement Program on June 7, 2012 at 5:21pm — No Comments

Norman the one-eyed Jumper

In case your horse is going blind in one-eye or needs to have it removed due to illness and you're not sure how to move forward.  Before you decide to either put them out to pasture or put them down please consider Norman's story.…

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Added by Heather Young on May 23, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Kelly Champion won the $10,000 North American League Adult Hunter Finals

Kelly Champion of Washington, NJ rode her horse All In to victory in the $10,000 North American League (NAL) Adult Hunter Finals at the 66th annual Pennsylvania National Horse Show.    

 

The win was bittersweet for Champion, who was on tap to show at the Capital Challenge two weeks ago, but was unable to compete because her husband, Tony, suddenly fell ill and was rushed to the hospital where he was diagnosed with a…

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Added by North American League on November 10, 2011 at 11:01am — No Comments

Elizabeth Adelson won in the East Coast $10,000 North American League Children’s Hunter Finals

Double Down gave Elizabeth Adelson of Tulsa, OK a belated birthday present with a win in the $10,000 North American League (NAL) Children’s Hunter Finals at the 66th annual Pennsylvania National Horse Show.  Adelson just turned 14 last week and she had even more reason to celebrate in Harrisburg after receiving a score of 90 points in the first round of competition, the highest of the 29 qualifiers in the class.

 

“The…

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Added by North American League on November 10, 2011 at 10:58am — No Comments

The Hampton Classic Horse Show Returns For 36th Year

The Hampton Classic Horse Show returns to Bridgehampton, NY, August 28 – September 4, for its 36th year of bringing world-class equestrian competition, shopping and entertainment to the eastern end of Long Island. The horse show's scope, however, extends far beyond the Hamptons, attracting masses of spectators, socialites and celebrity riders from across the world, who turn out to see and be seen at this iconic end-of-summer event.   

 

The Hampton Classic features 6…

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Added by Hampton Classic Horse Show on August 17, 2011 at 9:26am — No Comments

Don't Miss Opening Day of the 36th Annual Hampton Classic Horse Show

The 36th annual Hampton Classic Horse Show returns to Bridgehampton, NY, with an exciting schedule of events planned for Opening Day on Sunday, August 28.

 

The Hampton Classic, which takes place August 28 – September 4, is one of the most prestigious horse shows in the nation and features competitors at every level from young children in leadline to Olympic veterans in the Classic’s feature event, the $250,000 FTI Grand Prix and FEI World Cup…

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Added by Hampton Classic Horse Show on August 17, 2011 at 9:08am — No Comments

Best Show Day Ever!



 

As you can tell by the superlatives in the title, I'm about to go overboard.  Much gushing about the Sainted Bay Mare will follow, so here's your warning to either pull on your waders or abandon ship now!



Last Saturday we showed at the Sussex County Farm and Horse Show in the…

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Added by Me & My Big Girl on August 16, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

First Sleep Away Show Ever: Reflections on Day 4

It's actually Sunday morning, the last day of the show, and I'm writing this while the kiddo is happily singing in the shower. The joy in her voice as she belts out whatever lyrics come to mind is the reason we did this whole away show thing. Ridiculously expensive as it it is, it's a chance for Mom and kiddo to live… Continue

Added by Me & My Big Girl on July 24, 2011 at 8:31am — No Comments

The Thrifty Boarder!

I'm sure a lot of folks who self board their animals have had this happen once or twice.. 'Oh look, the feed bill came, how much is it this month?'... -insert jaw drop, eye pop, and then possibly a thwack after hitting the ceiling + string of expletives- Mine got to 700 dollars for TWO HORSES a few months ago FOR ONE MONTH. 'WTF!'

 

My first…

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Added by Michelle Synnot on July 15, 2011 at 2:39pm — 2 Comments

Draw Reins for Jumping??????

I read something this week that totally mazed my mind.  Since I am unable to even think about anything else I guess I will write about it. 

 

On Barbara Ellin Fox's US Horsemanship blog she has a posting on the modern misuse of draw reins (the web address is at the end.)  As a general rule I do not like draw reins, I know that, in experienced well trained hands, they can be an extremely…

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Added by Jackie Cochran on June 26, 2011 at 2:05pm — 1 Comment

SARAH WARD WINS $2,000 A/O HANDY HUNTERS AGAINST BEST RIDERS IN COUTNRY WITH TORN ACL & MENISCUS WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW Washington, DC, October 2010 -- Despite riding with a torn ACL a…

SARAH WARD WINS $2,000 A/O HANDY HUNTERS AGAINST BEST RIDERS IN COUTNRY WITH TORN ACL & MENISCUS WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW





Washington, DC, October 2010 -- Despite riding with a torn ACL and meniscus and year-long effort to earn a place to compete at the 52nd annual Washington International Horse Show in DC, the payoff was…

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Added by Sydney Masters on November 3, 2010 at 10:05am — No Comments

William Micklem asks IS THIS A MAGIC SUIT OF CLOTHES?

 

 

Dublin show at the Royal Dublin Society in Ballsbridge is the centrepiece and driving force for many in the Irish Equestrian community. It is so dominant in our culture that people just talk about it as ‘the horse show’, despite the fact that there are…

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Added by William Micklem on August 8, 2010 at 3:00am — 8 Comments

Percheron Nostalgia

I wrote this several winters ago.

 

It's 52℉ outside (unseasonably warm by about 20℉ ) and wind is gusting to about 60 mph, with a constant force…

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Added by Kimberly Cox Carneal on July 17, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

March show!

So as I packed up the horse trailer to go home, I though to myself it had been a great day, could have been better though. But the day did not go as smoothly as id had hoped. First, my mom was unable to drive me to the show so I had to car pool me and my horse with a barn friend. Anyway, my class started at 8 so at the least had to be their at the least 7:30, so i got picked up at 7:00 (supposed to be picked up at 6:30) and we got there at 7:45! Well yes, my first show with Summer I was…

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Added by Rachel G on March 14, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Horse show!!

March 7th will be my first hunter show with Summer, we will be entering the X-Rail Division at Arbutus Meadows in Parksville. Ive been planning for this show for about a month now, she has been ridden for 6 days a week for a month in preperation for this show. This will be my second time cantering a course, I havent cantered a course in like 4 years! But yesterday was my last lesson untill the show, and I must say that we are pretty good now, except for the occasianal run-out, we both have…

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Added by Rachel G on March 6, 2010 at 3:01pm — No Comments

At the Tack store.....

So the other day I inoccently wandered into a local tack store and ended coming out with a new sheepskin half pad, a set of jointed irons, new leather riding boots, and a new bit for Summer.

Its funny how no horse person can ever go into a tack shop without spending $200 and up! Mabye its the new leather smell, or all the shiny objects..lol Its like we go into the store just needing a rubber martingale stopper and then suddenly we remember we need a new show bridle, a new show…

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Added by Rachel G on February 12, 2010 at 11:51pm — No Comments

We Bought Summer!

Yes we did! Its official now. I own a beautiful white and brown 6 yr old Dutch WB X Paint X Welsh pony now. After a LOOOOOOOOOONG and drawn out affair it was, its finally over and I'm happy with my desicion. We are now working towards our first show together as a team in the second weekend in March. Going to start low, like cantering a low course of X-rails, and we'll go from their. I want to be able to complete my last 3 Level's on her and then see where we both are at then.



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Added by Rachel G on January 25, 2010 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments

Cant Wait!

So we put in an offer for Summer and we pretty well have it accepted. For those of you who dont know Summer, she is a 6 yr old 14.2hh Dutch WB X Paint X Welsh (Dam is Paint and Sire is Dutch X Welsh). Beautiful Little Hunter Pony. The reason we were interested in buying her is because she is a pony that we want to take on for a project. Also knowing that judges allow an extra stride for ponys, and Hunter ponies being worth more, we thought taking on a nice little horse like this one would be… Continue

Added by Rachel G on January 21, 2010 at 11:04pm — No Comments

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