The 83rd Tryon Riding & Hunt Club Charity Horse Show held the $25,000 Equestrian Sport Productions Grand Prix on Saturday June 11th. Course designer Doug Russell presented a technical course that whittled down the field of 25 to only 2 riders, each with 2 rides in the jumpoff. A familiar sight for shows in the Southeast, it was Tryon’s own Vick Russell and Aiken’s Daniel Geitner left to duel it out for the win.
In 2010, Jamie Greene of Five Star Tack discovered a creative new way to benefit horse-related charities: by collecting bridles and then sending them to training programs for Off the Track Thoroughbreds, such as CANTER, New Vocations and the Mid-Atlantic Horse Rescue. Initially Five Star Tack made a donation of thirty-five new bridles to the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation and CANTER USA to be used in their retraining programs.
Wellington, FL (June 15, 2011) – SSG® Riding Gloves, a complete line of equestrian gloves, is pleased to announce they are sponsoring Dressage rider Caroline Roffman. SSG Riding Gloves offers over 50 styles of gloves to choose from for every type of equestrian need, from dressage, hunters, jumpers and eventing to polo, carriage driving, reining, roping and pleasure riding.
Boston, MA – June 15, 2011–Developed in conjunction with top professionals, the RSL HindBoot encourages a superior jump and overall performance. The RSL HindBoot is currently the only boot on the market to feature removable 'pressure points;’ making them highly effective on a wide range of horses. The RSL HindBoot aids in creating a more animated canter, while helping the horse follow through with the hind legs while jumping.
Devon, PA - June 14, 2011 - The Brandywine Valley Summer Series horse shows presented by Taylor Harris Insurance Services (THIS) is pleased to announce that Wyndsor Farm of Elverson, Pennsylvania, is one of this year's top sponsors. Wyndsor Farm is a premier full service training and competition facility located in scenic Chester County, led by trainer Kim Zindel-Buzby.
Traverse City, MI - June 13, 2011 - Horse Sports by the Bay, Inc is pleased to announce that Dr. Heather Woodruff from Hagyard Equine Medical Institute will be returning this season as the official Show Veterinarian of the 2011 Horse Shows by the Bay Equestrian Festival.