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October 15, 2011

Sinatra Hits All The Right Notes In Randolph College/USEF Junior Jumper Championship

Harrisburg, Pa.—Oct. 15

With as many people stopping to congratulate her at the conclusion of Saturday night’s Randolph College/USEF Junior Jumper Championship, Meg O’Mara could hardly get a full sentence in to the press.

But her beaming smile was enough to tell the whole story.

“He was amazing. I love this horse,” O’Mara, 17, said of Sinatra IV, who she has been riding for about two years. “He is the perfect ride for me.”

October 15, 2011

2011 USEF/Pessoa Hunter Seat Equitation Medal Final Preliminary Round Order Of Go

Two hundred thirty seven riders will compete in the 2011 USEF/Pessoa Hunter Seat Equitation Medal Final. The preliminary round will begin Sunday Oct. 16 at 7 a.m. Judges Jimmy Torano and Chrystine Tauber may call back 20 to 25 riders to the final round, which is set to begin at 3:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

The order of go is as follows:

October 14, 2011

It's A Landslide Victory For Zone 2 In Prix Des States

Harrisburg, Pa.—Oct. 14

After the second round of the $15,000 Randolph College/USEF Prix Des States Team Championship, a jump-off was held—but the ladies of Zone 2 were already celebrating a victory. Zones 5 and 7 battled it out for the silver medal, but Zone 2's performances throughout the evening clinched them the win—16 points ahead of the second placed Zone 5.

The Zone 2 team was made up of the following horse and rider combinations:

October 14, 2011

It's A Landslide Victory For Zone 2 In Prix Des States

Harrisburg, Pa.—Oct. 14

After the second round of the $15,000 Randolph College/USEF Prix Des States Team Championship, a jump-off was held—but the ladies of Zone 2 were already celebrating a victory. Zones 5 and 7 battled it out for the silver medal, but Zone 2's performances throughout the evening clinched them the win—16 points ahead of the second placed Zone 5.

The Zone 2 team was made up of the following horse and rider combinations:

October 6, 2011

eyeD To Sponsor Pennsylvania National Horse Show

SUMMIT, NJ, September 26, 2011 – Global Animal Management announces that eyeDä will be the Title Sponsor of Junior Weekend at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show in Harrisburg, Pa., Oct. 13-22. eyeD is the first equine identification system to utilize iris scanning technology. Horse owners and enthusiasts will have an opportunity to learn more about eyeD and sign up for special offers during the event.

October 23, 2010

Pessoa Makes It Two In A Row In Harrisburg

Harrisburg, Pa., Oct. 23

Rodrigo Pessoa couldn’t watch the jump-off for the $75,000 Grand Prix de Penn National CSI-W during the Pennsylvania National, but from what he heard in the schooling area it wasn’t an average short course.

“We didn’t have a screen there, but when I heard scores like 20, 8, 12, and 4, I said ‘This is kind of unusual,’ ” said Pessoa, who tacked up HH Ashley for tonight's featured class.

October 22, 2010

Eye Remember Rio Sees It Through At Harrisburg

Harrisburg, Pa., Oct. 22

Victoria Watters figured out a foolproof way to deal with her nerves on the day of the $10,000 North American League Adult Amateur Hunter Finals—she channeled them toward something concrete.

“I was so nervous,” she said “It’s stupid, I know, so I made a bet. I said, 'There’s two beautiful alpaca coats up there, and I told [trainer Anne Thornbury] if I get that prize money, we’re going up there and going shopping.' I just took my nerves and put them toward another goal!”

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