Dressage rider Kelly O’Shea Duncan, who was celebrating her birthday during the Wellington Classic Holiday Challenge Toys for Tots Benefit Show, received one extra birthday present when she and her horse Baryshnikov won The Sanctuary Peak Performance Award. Sponsored by The Sanctuary Equine Sports Therapy & Rehabilitation Center, the award is presented to a horse with a successful performance due to their conditioning and fitness level.
Voltaire Design harnessed the creative power of its fanbase to come up with a name for the custom saddlery's latest creation, a new cross-country saddle. The "Elkton" will become part of Voltaire Design's growing line of high-quality saddles.
International dressage rider Tuny Page and her 17.2 hand black Danish gelding, Ice Cup, were in the holiday spirit at the Wellington Classic Holiday Challenge Toys for Tots Benefit Show. Ice Cup not only won the Prix St. George class with a score of 74.605, but also rode away as the winner of the Arenus Performance and Conditioning Award.
Horses also get stressed and their digestion and gut can suffer with ulcers and other ailments. How to identify potential problems is something every horse owner should learn. One way to help prevent your horse(s) from getting sick or bring them back to health is by making sure what they eat is good for them. We pay careful attention to our diets, but do we pay attention to what we feed our horses? What our horses eat is important if we want them to be healthy and free from disease.
Cazenovia, N.Y.– Festrausch (Florestan-Carprilli), a 1994 Westfalen stallion from Hilltop Farm in Colora, Md., recently arrived at Cazenovia College, where he will be involved in teaching students at the Equine Education Center, standing at stud for the College’s breeding program and for breeders throughout the Central New York region and beyond.