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April 6, 2011

USEF Welcomes PulseVets' VersaTron And ProTec PRP Technology As Official Suppliers

Lexington, KY - Expanding its already considerable support of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), PulseVet Technologies' VersaTron® has signed on as the "Official Shock Wave Supplier of the USEF". In addition, the company's ProTec PRP technology is the "Official Platelet-Rich Plasma supplier of the USEF".  
PulseVet manufactures VersaTron® extracorporeal shock wave technology (ESWT) as well as ProTec™ Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) for treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions causing pain and lameness in horses.

April 6, 2011

New! Live Wagering Approved On Strawberry Hill Races!

(New Kent, Va.) – In a bid to ensure that those in attendance actually realize that there are horses involved, there will be wagering on the Strawberry Hill Races for the first time in 2011.

The Virginia Racing Commission has approved a live racing application that permits pari-mutuel wagering on four Strawberry Hill Races steeplechase races on May 21, 2011 at Colonial Downs in New Kent County. Strawberry Hill’s traditional training flat race, the SFVA Turf Cup, is exempt and will not be available for wagering.

April 5, 2011

American Invitational Horseless Horse Show

Tampa, FL - April 4, 2011 - With only six days until the Gene Mische American Invitational, presented by G & C Farms, often called the "Super Bowl of Show Jumping," the excitement is building. The Invitational, now in its 39th year, brings together a star-studded international group of equestrians to compete for one of the greatest titles in all of show jumping. Held at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, the event takes place on Saturday, April 9, 2011, at 7:30 p.m.

April 5, 2011

Olympic Rider Lisa Wilcox And Pikko Del Cerro HU Win Vita Flex Victory Pass Award At International Horse Sport Dressage Premier

Wellington, FL (April 5, 2011) – Thanks to a brilliant ride in the Intermediaire I class at the International Horse Sport Dressage Premier, Lisa Wilcox and Pikko del Cerro HU rode away as the Vita Flex Victory Pass Award winner. Sponsored by Vita Flex Nutrition, the award is given to a horse and rider who display remarkable skill during a show.

Wilcox, an Olympic bronze medalist, has recently taken over the ride on the eight-year-old bay stallion by Pik L. Considered a horse to watch, Pikko del Cerro was the 2009 FEI Six-Year-Old National Champion.

April 5, 2011

Gene Mische American Invitational, Presented By G & C Farm, Welcomes Derby Gold As The Official Equine Bedding Sponsor

Tampa, FL - April 5, 2011 - Stadium Jumping, Inc. announced today that Derby Gold has been named as the Official Equine Bedding Sponsor for this year's $200,000 Gene Mische American Invitational, presented by G & C Farm.

April 5, 2011

Be Proactive Against Radioactive Fallout And Environmental Toxicity

We don’t know if we will be physically affected by the after effects of the tsunami that hit Japan.  But let’s face it; the world is talking about radiation.  Radioactive fallout is a buzz phrase these days.  Hopefully, it won’t be something we ever have to worry about but there are steps that can be taken to help protect our horses.  It’s called KAM DTX-Formula, a new product recently created by KAM Animal Services.

April 4, 2011

The Results Are In For Round 1 Of America's Favorite Equestrian

Wellington, FL - The results of Round 1 of America's Favorite Equestrian are in. Six equestrians in each of the eight disciplines that participated in the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games have moved onto Round 2.

America's Favorite Equestrians Round 2:

Dressage: Todd Flettrich, Courtney King-Dye, Debbie McDonald, Leslie Morse, Steffen Peters, Guenter Seidel
Driving: Tucker Johnson, Fred Merriam, Lisa Singer, Suzy Stafford, Rochelle Temple, Chester Weber
Endurance: Garrett Ford, Becky Hart, Dave Rabe, Robert Ribley, Julie Suhr, Bill Wilson

April 4, 2011

Riders4Helmets Campaign To Be Promoted at IOC International Federations’ Medical Commission Chairpersons Meeting

Lexington, KY U.S. Equestrian Team Physician and Chair of the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) Medical Council, Craig Ferrell M.D, will be attending the International Olympic Committee International Federations’ Medical Commission Chairpersons Meeting in Monaco April 6, 2011. The meeting is for international sport federation national chairmen, and is sponsored by the IOC.

April 4, 2011

Third Season Of Thoroughbred Celebration Horse Shows Kicks Off In Virginia

The Virginia Horse Center Foundation’s call to post for their third season of Thoroughbred Celebration Horse Shows once again attracted full fields on March 18-20, 2011. This unique hunter/jumper horse show series which features Thoroughbred ex-racehorses and those bred to race now boasts three energetic days of competition in the all enclosed East Complex of the Virginia Horse Center.

April 4, 2011

Spring Gathering Charity Horse Show To Award Over $150,000 In Hunter Prize Money

Katy, TX - March 30, 2011 -The Spring Gathering Charity Horse Show is just around the corner, and the top horse and rider combinations are preparing to travel to this incredible horse show where they will compete for $250,000 in total prize money. The hunter divisions alone will be awarding an unprecedented $150,000 in prize money to the winning combinations during the weeklong event, running prizes April 5-10, 2011 at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center in beautiful Katy, Texas.

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