|McLain Ward and Sapphire are leading the races for AGA Rider and Horse of the Year, respectively.
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McLain Ward and Sapphire Open Up Huge Leads in AGA Races Following CN Worldwide Florida Open Win
The 2007 American Grand Prix Association (AGA) tour is only five events old, but McLain Ward, a three-time American Grand Prix Association (AGA) Rider of the Year, has already put himself in an excellent position to take home a fourth title, following his impressive victory in the richest grand prix ever held in the United States.
Entering its 29th year, the AGA Grand Prix Series of Show Jumping is the world’s richest and longest running series of equestrian show jumping events. The AGA series offers over $3-million in prize money on a tour that encompasses 30 events and 20 different equestrian markets across the United States.
World Games 2010 Foundation Names Discipline Managers for 2010 Event
The World Games 2010 Foundation, Inc., announced its discipline manager selections for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010.
Stacey Meier Joins USEF as Director of National Marketing
Stacey Meier has joined the United States Equestrian Federation as Director of National Marketing effective March 5, 2007. Located in the Lexington, KY office her main responsibilities will be to grow and promote the grassroots efforts among the USEF national breed and discipline affiliates.
62nd Annual Del Mar National Horse Show: Three Weeks of Equestrian Pageantry
For more than 60 years, the Del Mar National Horse Show has been one of the most respected, distinguished and popular equestrian events in Southern California. Consisting of three disciplines—Western, dressage and hunter/jumper—the Del Mar National Horse Show is a delight for horsemen, as well as a great spectator event. The 2007 show will run for extended weekends Thursday, April 19, through Sunday, May 6.
Tickets Now Available for Equestrian Aid Foundation’s Divas Las Vegas Party
Divas Las Vegas, an all-out concert and celebrity dance party, is pleased to announce that tickets are now available for the event, which will be held on Friday, April 20, 2007. The festivies are scheduled to take place during the Rolex FEI World Cup Jumping and Dressage Finals in Las Vegas, NV, at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, with doors opening at 9:30 p.m.
30-Second Television Advertising Spots Available During Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Broadcast
There are currently limited 30-second television advertisements still remaining for the NBC telecast of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by Farnam. This is the fourth year the event has been telecast on NBC, and the telecast will air on Sunday May 6, from 5-6 p.m.
For information on television advertisement, please contact Scott Carling at (859) 225-6928 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
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National Reining Horse Association Professionals Train Rookie Reiners
How would you like to receive specialized one-on-one training from a National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) professional and contribute to a worthwhile cause at the same time? Sounds like a dream come true for many beginning reiners who are searching for any training assistance they can get. The Reining Horse Sports Foundation’s (RHSF) Rookie Day presented by Classic Equine may be the answer for you.
Beautifully Hand-Crafted USEF Leather Bags Made Exclusively by Freedman Harness, Canada
Made from soft brown pebble leather with solid brass hardware and zippers, the exclusive collection of USEF bags come in three distinct styles. Choose from the Cabin Bag, Back Pack or Boot Carrier for all of your travel and equestrian needs.
Call toll free today to order your USEF Leather Bags at (877) 256-7674 or visit www.freedmanharness.com.
Do some serious spring cleaning with the United States Equestrian Federation Visa® Platinum Card
This spring it’s out with the old and in with the new when you use the United States Equestrian Federation Visa® Platinum Card, now offering 0% APR for 12 months*! With this exclusive card, every dollar you spend is interest free until next year, allowing you to purchase those new items you’ve been waiting to buy. So whether you use your United States Equestrian Federation Visa for everyday purchases, or that special purchase, switch now and save.
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This Visa Platinum card issued by U.S. Bank is now the only card that supports the United States Equestrian Federation. Upon receiving your new card, the United States Equestrian Federation receives a payment from U.S. Bank, and then we will continue to receive a percentage of each net purchase you make on your card. This helps us fund our international teams.
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Hurry, offer ends April 30, 2007.
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Watch All Eight Rings of the Winter Equestrian Festival Live from Tampa, FL, on Your Computer from Anywhere in the World
Productions East Video, Stadium Jumping, Inc., the United States Equestrian Federation® (USEF) and LiveBroadcast.TV will be presenting eight channels of live video webcasting of the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) 2007 in Wellington, FL, and continuing in Tampa, FL, January 24–April 7, 2007.
This year’s Winter Equestrian Festival, the nation’s longest, consecutively running equestrian sporting event, celebrates its 35th year in Florida, and will offer more than $4-million in prize money.
The United States Equestrian Federation®, Inc. (USEF), as the National Equestrian Federation of the U.S., is the regulatory body for the Olympic and World Championship sports of dressage, driving, endurance, eventing, reining, show jumping, and vaulting, as well as 20 other breeds and disciplines of equestrian competition. As the country's largest multi-breed organization, the Federation has over 86,000 members and recognizes more than 2,800 competitions nationwide each year. It governs all aspects of competition, including educating and licensing all judges, stewards and technical delegates who officiate at these shows.
The vision of USEF is to provide leadership for equestrian sport in the United States of America, promoting the pursuit of excellence from the grass roots to the Olympic Games, based on a foundation of fair, safe competition and the welfare of its horses, and embracing this vision, to be the best national equestrian federation in the world.
©2007, United States Equestrian Federation®, Inc.
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