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July 25, 2011
News from USEF, affiliates and the equestrian world


Another Adequan USEA Gold Cup Victory for Hawley Bennett-Awad
and Gin N'Juice


Hawley at Rebecca WIR 7-25-11
Hawley Bennett-Awad
and Gin N'Juice. 

Photo: USEA.

Kalispell, MT - After a rollercoaster day of extreme highs and lows, the 10th anniversary of the Event at Rebecca Farm wrapped up Sunday with a nail-biting climax in the CIC3*, part of the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Series.

Though Allison Springer and her longtime partner,Arthur, had a 10-point lead heading into show jumping, victory wasn't yet in their grasp, and because the Irish gelding is notoriously spooky, Springer knew she had her work cut out for her. A life-size horse statue in the middle of the ring would prove to be their nemesis ... 



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The Laurels at Landhope CDE Combines International Competition
and Family Fun

Laurels logo West Grove, PA - The 25th Annual Laurels at Landhope International Combined Driving Event - one of the most prestigious events of its kind in the U.S. - will be held in West Grove, PA, September 9-11, 2011. Combining family fun with international ...  


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Congratulations to four-in-hand driver Chester Weber on his weekend win at CAI Riesenbeck, Germany
Weber riesenbeck WIR 7-25-11

Chester Weber wins CAI Riesenbeck.
Photo: Hippoevent.



Margie Engle Beats Out 40 Starters to Win the $25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix, presented by Pfizer Animal Health, at HITS-on-the-Hudson IV
Margie Engle WIR 7-25-11
Margie Engle and
Lord Spezi.

ESI Photography.

Saugerties, NY With competition taking place in 10 different show rings and more than 1,600 horses on the premises, the opening week of the HITS-on-the-Hudson summer series proved that Saugerties, NY, is the place to be this summer.


Olympian Margie Engle picked up right where she left off upon her return to HITS-on-the-Hudson when she piloted Ashland Farms' Lord Spezi to an exciting victory ... 



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Lee Pearson WIR 7-25-11


Britain's Lee Pearson has become a Paralympic icon with nine Paralympic Gold medals (pictured at Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games).
Photo: FEI. 


London, England Para-equestrians bidding to compete at the London 2012 Paralympic Games can now apply for funding as part of a brand new grant scheme to help with training expenses.

Eurovestech, PLC, the pan-European development capital fund, has put up ...



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California Dressage Society to Provide Exclusive Coverage of Region 7 Teams from NAJYRC 

CDSLexington, KY - Qualifying has concluded, entries are in, and teams throughout the country are preparing for the upcoming 2011 Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships presented by Gotham North, to be held July 25-31, 2011 in Lexington, KY. 



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Gentile Wins NRHA Intercollegiate Reining Championship

NRHA logoOklahoma City, OK - Twelve college-aged riders competed in the 2011 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Collegiate Reining Championship during the recent NRHA Derby Show in Oklahoma City, OK. Jesse Gentile of The Ohio State University won the ...


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WIR 12-23 ASHA logo Simpsonville, KY - Midge Wagner, longtime member of the American Saddlebred Horse Association (ASHA), and founder of Copper Coin Farm in Simpsonville, KY, passed away on July 13, 2011.

Midge loved life and lived it to its fullest. For the last 40 years, she lived on Copper Coin Farm, the American Saddlebred horse farm she started from  ... 


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NEW Top jobs WIR 4-4-11

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Industry News 

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Bridgehampton, NY - The 36th Annual Hampton Classic Horse Show, which returns to Bridgehampton, NY, August 28-September 4, is sponsoring a food drive in support of the Sag Harbor Food Pantry. The online personal shopping service, mygofer.com, is lending its support as sponsor of the event.



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