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April 7, 2011

Inaugural J.C. Chester Intermediate Challenge To Offer $10,000 In Prize Money

Purcellville, Virginia (April 7, 2011)—$10,000 in prize money will be awarded to the Intermediate divisions in the inaugural J.C. Chester Intermediate Challenge at this June’s 8th annual Surefire Horse Trials. John C. “Chips” Chester was a long time Surefire supporter and owner of Jan Byyny’s competition horses Task Force, Syd Kent and Why Not.

In addition, prize money will be awarded in the four other divisions, Beginner Novice through Preliminary, with $100 going to the winner of each class. Ribbons and other prizes will also be awarded in all divisions.

April 7, 2011

2011 Eleanor Brennan Memorial Fund Scholarship Awarded To Current Pony Club Member

Lexington, KY, April 5, 2011-- Thanks to the generosity of the Brennan family, Rebekah Polacek, a C-3 rated member from Willamette Valley Pony Club in Salem, Oregon is the first 2011 Eleanor Brennan scholarship recipient. Pony Club awarded a $500 check from the Eleanor Brennan Memorial Fund during the U.S. Eventing Association (USEA) ICP Instructors Assessment March 21-23, 2011 at Cloverfield Mar in Aumsville, Oregon. Rebekah is one of the creators of the PonyTube educational videos for the United States Pony Club website, was selected to represent the U.S.

April 7, 2011

Wickliffe Veterinary Pharmacy Implements Color-Coding System For Prescriptions

Lexington, KY—With increased safety in mind, Wickliffe Veterinary Pharmacy has implemented a new and improved color-coded labeling system. Each of our prescription products has a label color that makes the product readily identifiable. This system makes it easier for veterinarians and pet owners to quickly and accurately differentiate between multiple prescriptions, greatly reducing the risk of drug selection errors. Our color-coded labeling system is simply another way for us to show how dedicated we are to accuracy, quality—and, of course, safety.

April 7, 2011

The Dressage Foundation Announces Changes To The Major Anders Lindgren Scholarship For Dressage Instructors

(Lincoln, Nebraska) April 7, 2011 – The Dressage Foundation is pleased to announce that the annual Major Anders Lindgren Scholarship has recently been revised, in order to provide scholarships to a greater number of qualified dressage instructors.

April 7, 2011

Dressage Rider Caroline Roffman Discovers Konig Boots Are Made For Riding Thanks To The Dressage Connection

Wellington, FL (April 6, 2011) – When dressage rider Caroline Roffman discovered Konig Dressage Boots she became such a fan that she hasn’t worn anything since.

April 6, 2011

Global Champions Tour Names New Director of Sponsoring, Marketing and Media

Maucca Kärki, Finnish born Equestrian professional residing in the Netherlands, has been appointed to the Global Champions tour as Director Sponsoring, Marketing and Media.  Her responsibilities will cover international sponsor relationships as well as PR, Marketing and Television. Television representing a special investment this year by the Global Champions Tour towards a high quality content production from the top circuit.

April 6, 2011

Senator Mary Landrieu To Speak In Middleburg, Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – MARCH 28 --- United States Senator Mary Landrieu (D – LA) will meet members of the Northern Virginia equine community to discuss legislation in Congress that impacts the horse community.
The April 20 luncheon at the Goodstone Inn in Middleburg, Virginia will benefit the two Virginia herds of retired race horses managed by the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation.  Master of Foxhound, John T. Ferguson and his wife Leah T. Ferguson are hosts for the fundraiser.

April 6, 2011

EquiFit Joins Forces With $200,000 Gene Mische American Invitational, Presented By G & C Farm As The Official Horse Boot And Legware

Tampa, FL - April 6, 2011 - Stadium Jumping, Inc. announced today that EquiFit has been named as the Official Horse Boot and Legware provider for this year's $200,000 Gene Mische American Invitational, presented by G & C Farm.

April 6, 2011

RV Sales Of Broward Offers RV Specials For Spring And Summer Horse Shows

Wellington, FL - April 6, 2011 -The spring and summer horse show seasons are just around the corner, and now is the time to book the best accommodations available through Gigi Stetler's RV Sales of Broward. Summer specials for camper rentals at the Kentucky Spring and Summer Horse Shows, as well as the HITS Saugerties Horse Show are now available through RV Sales of Broward. Stetler's large selection of RV rentals range from travel trailers to deluxe fifth wheels and even include rock star busses with all of the amenities.

April 6, 2011

Horse Gym Named Official Equine Treadmill Of Gene Mische American Invitational, Presented By G & C Farm

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

Horse Gym treadmills help to develop the full potential of today's equine athlete.  Using computerized technology and quality German engineering and construction, Horse Gym offers unprecedented opportunities for fitness, diagnostics and rehabilitation.

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