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Charlie Jayne aboard Cassino Z rides to an impressive win at the 2006 USEF Show Jumping Talent Search - East in Gladstone, NJ.
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Charlie Jayne Captures USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals – East
Following two days of demanding competition with some of the most talented
junior riders in the eastern United States, Charlie Jayne emerged as the USEF
Show Jumping Talent Search Finals – East Champion, riding Cassino Z, owned by his girlfriend, Lauren Sturges.
The 20-year-old resident of Elgin, IL, was emotional about his win and felt his success was due to the support of his family, particularly his father, Alex, who also happens to be his trainer.
“It means a lot,” said Jayne. After all the hard work my dad, mom and Missy [Clark] did for me and all the support they gave me, I’m glad that I was able to do this for them and for me.”
Delaware State University Launches Into its First Women's Equestrian Team Season; Six-Woman Team Opens its NCAA 2006-07 Season
After almost a year of planning and preparation, the Delaware State University Women Equestrian Team will commence its first competitive season with seven meets scheduled for the 2006-2007 season.
Led by Head Coach Leigh Nichol and Assistant Head Coach Amy Walls and Western Assistant Coach Bill Brown, the inaugural Lady Hornets Equestrian Team begins its first season with six team members – Kayleigh Karnbach, Kamerra Brown, Christina Smith, Kera Russum, Jenna Warren and Morgan Scuse.
Laura Kraut Wins Tack365.com Leading Show Jumper of the Year
At the 2006 Horse of the Year Show, U.S. show jumper Laura Kraut took home top honors when she and Anthem beat out 23 riders from around the world in the Tack 365.com Grand Prix. Anthem is a 15-year-old KWPN gelding, owned by Summit Syndicate. To hear an audio interview with Laura at the show, click on the following link, www.hoys.co.uk. Kraut and Anthem also had sucess at the CSI***** Brussels, September 20 - October 1, taking second place in the Audi Equestrian Master Trophy Gold League 1.60.
Farnam Presents The Horse Show with Rick Lamb
Farnam and Daily72 team-up to present The Horse Show with Rick Lamb. Scheduled to join the RFD-TV lineup beginning October 31, 2006, the show airs Tuesdays at 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. EST, and Wednesdays at 9 a.m. EST. The show will also air each weekend – check your local listings.
This new weekly television show, certain to hook horse lovers everywhere, is a magazine-style program. Topics including training, travel, health, human interest and historical segments are all slated for the first season.
Exclusive USEF Offer for 2006 Hunter Seat Medal Final And Junior Jumping Championship Polo Shirts
The 2006 Hunter Seat Medal Final and 2006 Junior Jumper Championship polo shirts are now available. The polos are available in a junior cut and fit. Click here to shop now! http://store.yahoo.com/cgi-bin/clink?allpro2+VdsCre+newitems.html
Paso Fino Horse Association Fall Board of Directors Meeting Scheduled for October 27
This is a reminder that the Paso Fino Horse Association Fall Board of Directors Meeting is scheduled for October 27-28, 2006 in Tampa, FL. This event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 10221 Princess Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL 33610. The meeting starts at 6:00 p.m. (Eastern) on Friday, October 27. Call (813) 623-6363 to make your reservations or contact PFHA (813) 719-7777, e-mail: email@example.com
Top Riders Converge in Harrisburg, PA, Next Weekend for the 61st Pennsylvania National Horse Show
Nearly 1,200 of the finest American and international show horses and riders will travel to Harrisburg, PA, for 10 days of exciting equestrian competition at the 61st annual Pennsylvania National Horse Show (PNHS). The show, held October 12-21, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center, is America’s largest indoor multi-breed horse show and one of the equestrian world’s premier events. Tens of thousands of horse enthusiasts from throughout the region and across the U.S. will enjoy the unparalleled competition, special attractions, excellent shopping, and the opportunity to watch the cream of equestrian sports in action.
Advertising Opportunities Available In New ADS Buyer's Guide
The American Driving Society, an affiliate of USEF, is preparing a buyer's guide for carriage driving enthusiasts. If your business provides products or services for carriage drivers, list your company name and address in the category of your choice. It's free and easy!
Go to http://www.americandrivingsociety.org/advertise.asp and select "Submit your business's information TODAY!" The deadline is November 1 to list your company in the 2007 ADS Carriage Driving Buyer's Guide.
Contact Pam at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance or advertising information.
Pre-Show Special Price DVD Available for the 2006 Pessoa/USEF National Hunter Seat Equitation Medal Final presented by Becker College and 2006 Adequan/USEF National Junior Jumper Championships
Productions East Video is offering a pre-show special price of $35.00 for a DVD of your competition round for the Pessoa/USEF National Hunter Seat Equitation Medal Final presented by Becker College and $35.00 for your round in the Adequan/USEF National Junior Jumper Championship. This includes a DVD of the round and shipping. Your warm-up class will be $40.00 and additional copies are only $25.00. You must order through e-mail at email@example.com, fax (518) 584-7359 or call (518) 587-4853. Orders must be in by October 11, 2006. The cost at the show is $70.00 for each of these two classes. This is a 50% savings, so take five minutes and get your order in to Productions East Video today. A live webcast will be available on www.Livebroadcast.tv for $25.00/day or $100.00 for the entire Pennsylvania National Horse Show.
Make Your Stallion Stand Out
Advertise in the December/January stallion and breeding issue of EQUESTRIAN. Reach over 80,000 USEF members in this special double-month issue. As a USEF member, you receive discounted advertising rates and reach the best audience. For more information, contact Kim Russell at firstname.lastname@example.org or (859) 225-6938 Book Early! Space closes October 31.
2007 USDF Dressage Tests and Booklets Now Available
The United States Equestrian Federation® (USEF) dressage tests for training through fourth level are now available. These new editions become effective with the beginning of the 2007 USEF competition year (December 1, 2006) and will remain in use for the next four years..
Karin Offield of Offield Farms Offers USEF Members Interested in Dressage Free Membership to DressageDirect.com
Dear USEF Dressage Enthusiast,
Offield Farms has the opportunity to introduce all American dressage-interested USEF members to www.dressagedirect.com. Dressagedirect is dedicated to promoting the sport of dressage throughout the world.
In case you are not familiar with Dressagedirect, the service aims to provide its members with all international dressage show results on the grand prix level, along with interesting facts of the dressage community. This information is sent directly to the subscriber’s e-mail box shortly after each event.
For the full letter, click here.
Help Debbie Ride On!
Respected rider and trainer Debbie Atkinson, 44 of Columbia, KY, sustained a
serious injury after taking a fall while competing at the Kentucky Classic Horse
Trials in September. She crushed her C1, C2 and C3 vertebrae and injured her
spinal cord, causing paralysis but is totally coherent in mind and soul.
Debbie wishes to have one of her successful horses, Pantera, continue to compete with rider Cathy Wieschhoff of Lexington, KY. Sponsored by Nutrena and the Ocotillo Group, Cathy is an accomplished rider who has represented the U.S. at the Burghley CCI**** in England and is a longtime local favorite at the Rolex Kentucky three-day event. She is also a longtime friend of Debbie’s, who had started training with her after moving to Kentucky earlier this year.
2006 Washington International Horse Show Hosts Top Junior Equitation Riders of the United States
The nation’s top junior and pony riders will face off in a challenging battle of horsemanship skills in the 2006 Washington International Horse Show Equitation Classic and WIHS Pony Equitation Classic, at the Washington International Horse Show, to be held October 24-29, 2006, at the Verizon Center in downtown Washington, D.C.
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.
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