All Blog Posts Tagged 'jumper' (19)

Horses currently available at Adena Retirement

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.…


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.…


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…


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.…


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…


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.




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…


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…


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…


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…


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

Thinking Like A Rider

Growing up on Long Island in the 1960s was a lucky break for an aspiring horseman.  The quality of competition, even at the lowest levels, was keen with local riders vying for National honors every year.  With the level of competition so high, the riding instruction had to reflect that quality.  While there were many good people to learn from, and I took advantage of many of those opportunities, one teacher will always stand out.  He was Captain Vladimir Littauer.  Captain Littauer was…


Added by chris hickey on May 1, 2011 at 6:20pm — 2 Comments

Natural Horsemanship Solutions: 5 Easy Exercise to a Calm and Confident Jumping Horse

5 Easy Exercises to a Calm and Confident Jumping Horse

There are many reasons why horses might be rushing or refusing fences. To review the most common reasons for horses rushing and refusing fences please read my article 'Rushing and Refusing Fences' by…


Added by Lindsey Forkun on October 12, 2010 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment


No, it's not about the pop group from the 90's!!

It's about the wettest start to the Royal Adelaide Show in a hundred years.

They say there were a thousand lightning strikes in the metro area, all I know is the thunder was so close it caused a traffic accedent in my pants!!

7.30am Friday, all 4 horses and the two ponys loaded well and we were out the gate on time on our way to the Show in good spirits. Tony Hall, Kate, Nick and Briony and myself looking forward to a…


Added by Geoffrey Pannell on September 9, 2010 at 5:00am — 2 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 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…


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.

Well… Continue

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

Chloe's progress

Chloe rode at Western Lawns Equestrian (England) at the w/e achieving first/second/first team on the Saturday on Sunday first in both classes Discovery and Fox. Chloe is still achieving great things with her show jumping and never ceases to amaze me with her patience. Going to Gracelands equestrian (England) tomorrow with her riding two ponies trying to acheive her double clears for next years… Continue

Added by Anne Marie Turnbull on July 17, 2009 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Beautiful weather for a great week of showing in Palgrave Ontario

What a great week it was at Palgrave. Beautiful weather, great jumping and lots of wonderful horses. Chris course designed 2 hunter rings all week. The show ran so well that the over 150 trips in each ring ended by 4 pm every day. Today he set a very interesting and challenging Equine Canada Medal for the 3'6" junior riders. Over 25 took part and many mastered the subtle tests he built into the track. We are… Continue

Added by Evie Frisque on May 24, 2009 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

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