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Legal responsibilities all horseowners should know about-courtesy American Assoc. for Horsemanship Safety
How Good is Your Release Form ? -
What to Do When There Is an Accident -
Are Your Horse Expenses Tax Deductible?

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Articles written by John Alan Cohan, Attorney at Law, regarding the horse owner/industry and the IRS
Complex New Tax Ruling Is a Victory for the Industry by John Alan Cohan, Attorney at Law.-
Expectation that Assets Will Increase in Value Important Tax Factor ,
Records? What Kind of Records Should I Maintain? ,
Are More People Being Audited in the Startup Phase?
Complex New Tax Ruling Is Disappointing

 

2008

Results for 2008 Winter Florida Shows

December
Dec. 18 - Anky van Grunsven, Edward Gal, Steffen Peters to compete at $140,000 Exquis World Dressage Masters in Wellington in January
Dec. 11 -
Horse Transportation Specialist Jim Welsh of Elite Horse Transportation speaks at Sho Clothes Shop Talk
Dec. 8
- Lars Petersen and Success win Holiday & Horses CDI*** Grand Prix Freestyle over Tuny Page and Wild One
Dec. 7 -Margie Engle wins 2008 Rolex/USEF National Show Jumping Championship; Farrington takes $60,000 Holiday & Horses FEI World Cup Qualifier
Dec. 5 - Holiday & Horses CDI 3* Grand Prix success for Denmark's Lars Petersen
Dec. 5 - Minikus and Pavarotti cruise to the Top of the Leaderboard of the 2008 Rolex/USEF National Championship
Dec. 5 - Austria’s Rudi Kronsteiner wins 2008 FEI World Reining Masters; U.S.’s Jordan Larson and Craig Schmersal take Silver and Bronze Medals
Dec. 4 - Holiday & Horses CSI-W/CDI*** opens at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center

November -
Nov. 29 - Palm Beach Steeplechase - Spectators, Jockeys, Owners declare huge success
Nov. 23 - 2008 Atlanta Fall Classics - Derek Peterson wins $25,000 EMO Insurance Grand Prix
Nov. 20 - HITS announces improvements for the 2009 Ocala Winter Circuit
Nov. 17 - US Team jumps to Nations Cup victory at CSIO Buenos Aires
Nov. 9 -
2008 Atlanta Fall Classics Opener $25,000 Grand Prix was won by Derek Peterson with Lazaro
Nov. 2 - Beezie Madden moves to the front of the class to capture the $50,000 Animal Planet Sporthorse Cup at The Syracuse Invitational Horse Show
Nov. 1
- Jessica Springsteen wins The ASPCA Maclay Championship at The Syracuse Sporthorse Invitational Tournament featuring The 125th National Horse Show
Nov. 1 - Only Christine McCrea passes the test in the $100,000 Budweiser World Cup Qualifier of Syracuse; Harry Smolders wins the $15,000 TK 99 Speed Derby for the second year in a row.

October -
Oct. 30 - Juliana Whittenburg and Gary Ellebracht of Flying Lion Farm have success in the Breeders Group at Devon (PA )
Oct. 30 - Captain Mark Phillips to continue to lead US Eventing Program until 2012
Oct. 25 - McLain Ward and Sapphire win the $100,000 President’s Cup Grand Prix , CSI-W at 2008 Washington International Horse Show . Angel Karolyi places Second.
Oct. 23 - Rolex/USEF National Show Jumping Championship featured at Wellington's Holiday & Horses Show
Oct. 21 - Sunshine Meadows Equestrian Village receives 2008 Best of Delray Beach Award. U.S. Local Business Association’s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement
Oct. 19 - Amy Tryon delivers with a New Star at 2008 USEF National CCI*** Eventing Championship; Prather finishes on Dressage Score to win CCI** Championship at the Dansko Fair Hill International
Oct. 16 - 2009 Palm Beach Dressage Derby announces Challenge Series Awards
Oct. 10 - Silver Medalist Chester Weber of Ocala, FL to perform at the Washington International Horse Show

September -
Sept 26 - New round of improvements underway at Wellington's Palm Beach International Equestrian Center
Sept. 19 - A Call to Action: Gulf Coast/Hurricane Ike - Donate Now to the USEF Equine Disaster Relief Fund
Sept. 18 - AAEP Foundation Equine Disaster Relief Fund accepting Aid for Horses
Sept. 15 - Jordan Larson cruises to Individual Gold; Craig Schmersal Bronze at 2008 FEI World Reining Championships
Sept. 15 - Soggy breeches but safe rides at Wellpride U S Eventing Association American Eventing Championships
Sept. 13 - Team USA gets Silver Medal at 2008 FEI World Reining Championships
Sept. 10
- Donations of clothing, blankets, Lifestraws for Haiti Flood Victims being collected at Wellington Horse Show Grounds
Sept. 9 - Hasbrouck Donovan, Gainesville, FL wins the 2008 ASPCA Maclay Region 3 Championship
Sept. 8 - Major improvements under way at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center for the 2009 Winter Equestrian Festival
Sept. 8 -Chester Weber, Ocala, FL wins Silver at 2008 World Four-in-Hand Driving Championship; US Team is Fifth
Sept. 7 - US Show Jumpers tops in Spruce Meadows (CAN) Nations Cup
Sept. 5
- HITS extends the 2009 Ocala Winter Circuit with a new AA-rated week and a new schedule for the season, including the featured class, The $100,000 DeLuca Toyota Tundra Grand Prix
Sept. 4 - U.S. Dressage Federation announces Robert Dover and Fiona Baan as 2008 Hall of Fame Inductees
Sept. 2
- Lauren Hough and Unicum run away with the $40,000 Avalon Saddlery Grand Prix at HITS Culpeper

August -
Aug. 30 - Minikus blazes to First and Third Place in $30,000 Sotheby’s International Realty Challenge at Hampton Classic.
Aug. 28 -
Norman dello Joio and Lady In Blue win in Bluhammock Music 1.45m Open Jumper Class at Hampton Classic NY; Todd Minikus Second
Aug. 19 - Rare Przewalski Horses born at San Diego Zoo's Wild Animal Park
Aug. 11 - Todd Minikus, Loxahatchee, FL takes the top three spots in the $50,000 In the Woods Log Homes Grand Prix at HITS Saugerties Week Six
Aug. 9 - Margie Engle and Pamina L race to victory in the $40,000 RV Sales of Broward Kentucky Classic Grand Prix at the Kentucky Summer Classic
Aug. 6 - Chester Weber, Ocala, FL wins at The German Fahrderby, Riesenbeck CAI-A 2008
Aug. 3 - Jimmy Torano, Ft. Lauderdale, FL wins the $30,000 Mount Equinox Grand Prix at the Vermont Summer Festival
Aug. 3 - Margie Engle and Hidden Creek's Coroya Z win the $50,000 HITS Saugerties Grand Prix
Aug 1 - Margie Engle and Hidden Creek's Pamina L capture the blue in Thursday's $25,000 Ariat Grand Prix at HITS Saugerties

July
July 30 - Angel Karolyi and Galant fly away with the win in the 1.40m Open Jumpers at the Kentucky Summer Horse Show
July 27 - Derek Peterson, Legacy Farm, Archer, FL wins the 2008 $25,000 Louise Salter Memorial Grand Prix at the Atlanta Summer Classic Finale
July 25 - USEF launches TEAM USA website for Equestrian coverage of the 2008 Olympic Games
July 17 - Derek Petersen, Legacy Farm, and Lazaro pick up another win in Lucky Sevens Welcome Stake at Atlanta Summer Classics III
July 10 - Television Coverage of the Equestrian Events at the 2008 Olympics announced
July 7 - U.S. Drivers Weber and Johnson Third in Nations Cup; Weber achieves personal best at World Equestrian Festival CHIO Aachen
 

June
June 30 - Derek Petersen, Legacy Farm, Archer, FL wins $25,000 Outback Steakhouse-Horses Helping Horses Grand Prix at Atlanta Summer Classic II
June 30 - Craig Schmersal outmaneuvers the competition to win 2008 Adequan®/USEF National Open Reining Championship
June 29 - Peters Perfect in USEF Selection Trials for Dressage with Ravel; Gibson Sweeps USEF National Intermediaire I Dressage Championship on Final Day
June 19 - Living Legends to be honored at US Olympic Hall of Fame; Plumb first Equestrian to be inducted
June 19 - Two Riders blog about The Road to Reining at the CN North American Junior/ Young Riders’ Championship
June 9
- Animal Planet trots out New Stable of Horse Programming
June 9 - No Unwanted horses in Wellington!
June 4 -
Behind the scenes with Pure Thoughts Horse Rescue's latest amazing rescue and Victoria McCullough
June 2 -
The Day No Horses went to slaughter: Pure Thoughts Horse Rescue saves the lives of 163 horses in a single night

June 2 - Louise Firouz , an American-born horse breeder who, while roaming a mountain range in Iran in 1965, re-discovered a pony-sized Caspian horse, from a breed that had long been thought extinct, died on May 25, at age 74. Caspian horses were found to be a precursor of modern racehorses.

May
May 31
- Angel Karolyi and Augusta Masters win the $25,000 City League International Grand Prix in Alpharetta, GA
May 30 - Please help Tornado victims and equestrians in Iowa
May 28 - Tribute to a Legend - THEODORE O'CONNOR 1995-2008 was humanely euthanized today as a result of an injury sustained in an accident at Karen and David O'Connor's barn in The Plains, VA.... more
May 28 - Statement from Karen and David O’Connor regarding Theodore O'Connor
May 23 - USEF Rule Change: Attention all Active Eventing Competitors, Officials and Organizers!
May 19 -
Kentucky Spring Horse Shows Series Week 2 Wrap-Up, May 14-18, 2008, Kentucky Spring Classic
May 18 -
Three For Three: Kentucky Spring Classic - Margie Engle captures Third consecutive victory with Hidden Creek’s Pamina L in $55,000 Mary Rena Murphy Grand Prix
May 17 -
Pablo Barrios guides La Gran to great victory in the $20,000 Bluegrass Classic at Kentucky Spring Classic
May 16 -
Jimmy Torano brings home the Blue with Ormsby Hill and Magic Cruise at Kentucky Spring Classic
May 15 -
Hidden Creek’s Pamina L and Margie Engle soar sky high for victory in $55,000 Commonwealth Grand Prix CSI 3* at Kentucky Spring Classic
May 12 -
Kentucky Spring Horse Shows Series Week 1 Wrap-Up, May 7-11, 2008, Kentucky Spring Horse Show
May 11 -
Hidden Creek’s Pamina L and Margie Engle soar sky high to victory in $55,000 Commonwealth Grand Prix CSI 3* at Kentucky Spring Horse Show
May 10 -
Ali Wolff and Hertel Landman perfect $15,000 Bluegrass Derby at Kentucky Spring Horse Show
May 8 -
Danielle Torano and Marlo prevail for win in $30,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic at Kentucky Spring Horse Show
May 8
- Brazilian Olympic Dressage Team horse recovers after treatment at University of Florida Veterinary College in Gainesville.

April
April 27 - Angel Karolyi captured his first Grand Prix while in the irons on McLain Ward's Galant at the $25,000 Aiken Spring Classic Grand Prix at the Aiken Spring Classic Horse Shows
April 27 -
Sweetnam & Triviant top $25,000 Step by Step Foundation Grand Prix at Littlewood Farm Spring Finale
April 25 - Jonathan McCrea wins $10,000 Wellington Golf Car Welcome Stake at Littlewood Farm Spring Finale; Ken Berkley drives home with Golf Car
April 20 - Ken Berkley & Carlotta win Wellington $25,000 Spring 5 Grand Prix
April 18 -
Kent Farrington & Thunder-Ball capture $10,000 Wellington Golf Cars Welcome Stake at Spring 5 Show in Wellington
April 17 - The Humane Society of the United States publishes comprehensive Guide on Caring for Horses
April 7 - Lendon Gray appointed President and CEO of The Dressage Foundation
April 5 - McLain Ward and Sapphire fight storms for victory in $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational, CSI 3* in Tampa
March 29 - Beezie Madden wins $200,000 FTI Rider Challenge at WEF
March 16 -Beezie Madden and Authentic win $200,000 CN WorldWide Grand Prix at WEF
March 9 - Kent Farrington wins $150,000 CN US Open Jumping Championship at WEF
March 3 - Will Simpson wins $100,000 World Cup Qualifier at WEF

March
March 26 -
Show Jumping Hall of Fame announces 2007 Inductees
March 18 - Kate Wills Level 3 Jumper Circuit Champion at 2008 HITS OCALA
March 10 - International Equestrian Extravaganza for Wellington in December
March 10 -
125th National Horse Show to move to the Syracuse Invitational Sporthorse Tournament - ...more
March 7 - United States wins Wellington Nations' Cup - ...More
March 3 - Courtney King and Idocus qualify for 2008 World Cup Dressage Final
March 3 - Graburn and Weber win First Two USEF Selection Trials for 2008 Driving World Championships
March 3 -
Ashley Holzer makes It Two in a Row with a win in the Freestyle at the Palm Beach Dressage Derby
March 1 -
16 Olympians participate in Olympic Tribute at PhelpsSports.com Palm Beach Dressage Derby CDI-W/Y
March 3 - Ashley Holzer tops the Palm Beach Dressage Derby CDI Grand Prix ; 17 Olympians honored during Olympic Tribute
March 3 - Chelsea Moss & Rodin win Maclay at WEF in Wellington
March 2 - Welles and Armani remain fault free after Two Rounds of the USEF Selection Trials for Show Jumping

February
Feb. 28 - U.S. selects 2008 Saddle Seat Equitation World Cup Teams
Feb. 27 - Eight-time Olympic Equestrian J. Michael Plumb nominated to U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame
Feb. 27 -
Deep field to contest USEF Selection Trials for Show Jumping at WEF in Wellington
Feb. 26 - Reining added to North American Junior/Young Rider Championships
Feb. 22 - SEF National Driving Championships announced; selection procedures finalized
Feb. 22 - Singapore to host First Edition of Youth Olympic Games
Feb. 22 - USET Foundation provided $2,295,000 for High Performance Programs in 2007
Feb. 21 - USEF announces the Endurance National Training list for 2008
Feb. 14 - Simple Biosecurity Techniques help protect Horses from Disease Threats
Feb. 14 - Thousands of Volunteers sign up for Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010
Feb. 13 -
Authentic/Beezie Madden and Sapphire/McLain Ward named to the Show Jumping Short List for the 2008 Olympic Games
Feb. 7 -
2004 US Olympic Equestrian Jumping Gold Medal Team honored with The Sports Hall of Fame President's Award
Feb. 1 -
Stadium Jumping Inc. to present $20,000 International Hunter Derby at Wrenwood Farms in Naples, FL

January
Jan. 30 - Stadium Jumping, Inc., announces Official Dates of Tampa Horse Shows
Jan. 22
- Senate passes Farm Bill helpful to Horses
Jan. 8 - 2008 George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session to be held January 21-26 in Wellington, FL
Jan. 6 - $17,000 distributed to Fire Victims from USEF’s Disaster Relief Fund
Jan. 3 -Olympians representing USET Foundation cheered by millions in 119th Rose Parade
Jan. 2
- Show Jumping Trials for 2008 Olympics to be held during the CN Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL
Jan. 2 - USET Foundation featured in Special Section of February 2008 issue of Town & Country Magazine; Fundraising initiative earns $200,000

Health & Misc. News
Aug. 18 - Equine Piroplasmosis Situation Update
Aug. 15 - FL Ag Comm. Charles H. Bronson announced today that a Manatee County horse has been diagnosed with Equine Piroplasmosis (EP) - an animal disease that the U.S. has been considered free of since 1988.
July 1 - FL Ag Commissioner Bronson urges vaccinations for horses as EEE cases rise!
June 4 - New Equine Rabies Vaccine provides long-lasting protection
May 8 - Every Horse needs an Annual Dental Exam, says the American Association of Equine Practitioners
April 17 - The Humane Society of the United States publishes comprehensive Guide on Caring for Horses
April 23 -
Gulfstream Racetrack awards scholarships to UF Veterinary students
April 25 - New equine lameness service available at UF
March 21 - Florida Dept. of Agriculture urges vaccinations following early onset of Equine diseases in Florida

2008
- Beware: Acorns can cause Colic and Founder By Martha Inks, Fort White, FL

 

Derek Peterson of Archer, FL winning The $25,000 Atlanta Fall Classic Grand Prix with Lazaro
Photo: Flashpoint


Derek Petersen, Legacy Farm, Archer, FL wins $25,000 Louise Salter Memorial Grand Prix at the Atlanta Summer Classic Finale
Photo: Flashpoint


Derek Petersen, Legacy Farm, Archer, FL wins $25,000 Outback Steakhouse-Horses Helping Horses Grand Prix at Atlanta Summer Classic II
Photo: Flashpoint

- Flying Lion Farm in Zephyrhills, FL has a very successful 2007

April 5 - McLain Ward and Sapphire fight storms for victory in $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational, CSI 3* in Tampa
March 29 - Beezie Madden wins $200,000 FTI Rider Challenge at WEF
March 16 -Beezie Madden and Authentic win $200,000 CN WorldWide Grand Prix at WEF
March 9 - Kent Farrington wins $150,000 CN US Open Jumping Championship at WEF
March 3 - Will Simpson wins $100,000 World Cup Qualifier at WEF

Feb. 6 - DA Al Capone+// named 2007 Arabian Horse Association Distance Horse of the Year

Tribute to a Legend - THEODORE O'CONNOR 1995-2008

Theodor O'Connor
Karen O'Connor & "Teddy" O'Connor
Photo: Don Granger

Jan. 12 - "Theodore O’Connor" named Farnam/Platform USEF Horse of the Year. "Teddy" is bred by P. Wynn Norman of Ocala, FL, ridden by 2007 Equestrian of the Year Karen O’Connor, the Arabian/Thoroughbred/Shetland pony, standing a mere 14.1 hands against his much more statuesque competition, rallied across three days of challenging competition to carry his rider to a duo of Gold medals—Individual and Team at the 2007 Pan American Games

Jan. 11 - Eventing star Karen O’Connor named Equestrian of the Year for 2007 for her string of achievements during the past year. Lead among her list of accomplishments was a pair of Gold medals, hard-earned at the 2007 Pan American Games

Jan. 22 - USEF names Capt. Mark Phillips and Melanie Smith-Taylor 2007 Coaches of the Year

 

 


Sept. 21 - Samsung Super League with FEI - GERMANY TAKES THE 2008 TITLE IN STYLE; Belgium Second, The Netherlands third. US is Fourth .

Aug 10 - Samsung Super League with FEI - The British win the Seventh Leg, US in Fourth Place in Overall Standings
July 25 - Samsung Super League with FEI - the Germans have it again in Sixth Leg at CSIO Hickstead (GBR) - US tied in Third with GBR in overall standings
July 4 - Germany triumphs in Fifth Leg in CHIO Aachen thriller; US moves up to Fourth in Standings
July 3 - 2008 Samsung Super League with FEI Round Five this weekend in Aachen, Germany
June 20 - Germany reigns Supreme in Fourth Leg in CSIO Rotterdam
June 18 - Good start at CSIO Rotterdam; McLain Ward wins two classes on the first day of competition
June 1 - The Dutch deliver in Third Leg in St. Gallen, Switzerland; --U.S. Second in overall standings
May 23 - John Whitaker wins it for Britain; - U.S. jumps to overall lead after Second leg of Samsung Super League with FEI in Rome
May 11 - U.S. Show Jumpers Second in First Leg of Samsung Super League with FEI; Belgians are Best in La Baule
May 9
- The Belgians are brilliant in First Leg in La Baule, France


Germany wins 2008 Samsung Super League with FEI Title and Eigth Leg

Team Great Britain, the winners of the Aga Khan Trophy 2008 Seventh Leg of the Samsung Super League with FEI

Team Germany win the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Leg of Samsung Super League with FEI


NEWS - STANDINGS - RESULTS
USET Foundation applauds efforts and results of Team USA at 2008 Olympic Games

Equestrian Medal Count by Nation

Show Jumping
Aug. 18 - On Top of the World - US Jumping Team wins Gold after Jump-Off - Canada wins Silver, Norway Bronze!
Aug. 17 - US Show Jumpers look sharp tied for Lead after First Round of Team Competition
Aug. 15
- US Show Jumpers shine in first Individual Qualifier at 2008 Olympic Games

Dressage
Aug. 19 - Anky Van Grunsven (Netherlands) wins Individual Gold, Isabell Werth (Germany) Silver and Heike Kemmer (Germany) Bronze; Steffen Peters (USA) is Fourth
Aug. 16 - Isabell Werth of Germany leads after Grand Prix Special
Aug. 16 - US Dressage riders return in Grand Prix Special; Peters and Ravel sit Fourth, King-Dye and Mythilus Eighth, heading into Freestyle
Aug. 13 - Germany wins Team Dressage Grand Prix; Netherlands Silver, Denmark Bronze. US Team barely beaten for Bronze.
Courtney King-Dye Seventh, highest placed American.
Aug. 13 - King-Dye leads the way for Team USA after First Day of Dressage

Eventing
Aug. 16 - Olympic Eventing rider Amy Tryon hospitalized in Hong Kong
Aug. 12 - Heinrich Romeike (Germany) wins Individual Gold, Gina Miles (USA) gets Individual Silver, Kristina Cook (Great Britain) Bronze. Germany wins Team Gold, Australia Silver, Great Britain Bronze; US is Seventh
Aug. 11 - Miles and Dutton within Ten Points of Individual Lead; US drops to Seventh as Germans impress in Eventing at 2008 Olympic Games
Aug. 10 - Australian holds lead in Eventing Dressage; US Team Third after Dressage Portion of Eventing

Aug. 15 - Brentina given clean Bill of Health after uncharacteristic performance
Aug. 6 - Olympian Eventer "Poggio II" a former Pack Horse
July 31 - Morse withdraws Kingston; Barisone and Neruda to head to Hong Kong as traveling replacement for US Olympic Team in Dressage
July 29 - White withdraws Northern Spy; O’Connor and Mandiba named to 2008 US Olympic Team in Eventing
July 7 - USEF names U.S. Olympic Team in Show Jumping for 2008 Olympic Games
July 1 - USEF names nominated entry for the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team in Dressage
June 25 - Fantastic Equestrian Facilities in Hong Kong
June 9 - Two Months to go to the 2008 Olympic Games: A Little about Hong Kong
May 28 -
Tribute to a Legend - THEODORE O'CONNOR 1995-2008
Hong Kong Olympic Equestrian Venues (Beas River & Shatin)
Earthworms help keep Olympic Equestrian venue stables clean
Nothing is wasted at Hong Kong Olympic Equestrian Venues

CONGRATULATIONS!



Gold Medal winning USA Show Jumping Team -
Will Simpson, Laura Kraut, Beezie Madden and McLain Ward

Photo: Susan Stickle


Individual Bronze Medal in Show Jumping
Beezie Madden and Authentic


Individual Silver Medal in Eventing
Gina Miles and McKinlaigh.

CONGRATULATIONS

TO ALL OUR TEAMS!


April 27 - Germany's Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum and Shutterfly win the 2008 Rolex FEI World Cup Final; USA's Rich Fellers Second in the Rolex FEI World Cup
April 26 -
Goteborg is Jessica Kuerten Show with Grand Prix Victory; USA's Peter Wylde close again
April 25 -
Ireland's Jessica Kuerten leads World Cup Final - Americans Peter Wylde & Rich Fellers right behind
April 24
- Germany's Engemann & Aboyeur W win First World Cup Final Class - Three USA Riders in Top 10
April 14 - 4 Floridians chosen as USEF announces Show Jumping Squad for 2008 FEI World Cup Final
April 24 - FEI World Cup Finals to Return to Las Vegas in 2009
Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum

April 29 - Letter from USEF President David O’Connor and USEA President Kevin Baumgardner regarding the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day
April 27 -
Finally Phillip! Dutton wins 2008 Rolex Kentucky CCI**** after being Runner-Up Five Times previously
April 27 - Statement From Laine Ashker's Family
April 27 - Laine Ashker’s horse Frodo Baggins was humanely euthanized after sustaining serious injuries as a result of a fall on the cross country. Sarah Hansel’s horse The Quiet Man sustained a serious shoulder injury as a result of a fall and was humanely euthanized Sunday.
April 26 -
Holder conquers Cross-Country At Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event  
April 26
- Holder and Courageous Comet remain on top at the 2008 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event
April 25 - Holder keeps Dressage lead at Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event
April 24 -
Becky Holder gets a winning Dressage score for a Birthday Present on the First Day of Dressage at the 2008 Rolex Kentucky CCI****
Phillip Dutton

March 30 - Ocala, FL - Weber finds time to win Sixth Consecutive USEF National Four-in-Hand Championship;
Graburn narrowly defeats Ying in USEF Single Horse Championship at Live Oak International

March 29 - Ocala, FL -
Fairclough and Graburn win Marathon in USEF National Driving Championships at Live Oak - Weber and Ying lead Overall after Two Days
March 27 - Ocala, FL
- Peacock and Weber lead USEF National Driving Championships at Live Oak

Chester Weber


March 18 - A Message from USEA President Kevin Baumgardner
March 18 - Updates on Accidents from Last Weekend's Red Hills Horse Trials
March 16 - Red Hills Wrap Up - Montgomery & Dutton Win the Golden Cups
March 13 - 2008 Adequan USEA Gold Cup Series launches Next Weekend at Red Hills Horse Trials

- RESULTS
April 4 - Canada’s Angela Lawrence wins $20,000 1.50m Classic in Wellington
April 3 - Kent Farrington and What Ever receive warm welcome in Wellington winning the $10,000 Wellington Golf Cars Welcome Stake
April 2 -
McLain Ward and Phillipa take final 2008 $30,000 WEF Challenge Cup Victory
April 2 - Ireland’s Shane Sweetnam won the $8,000 1.45m Jumper

March 30 - $400,000 Weekend of Jumpers and Hunters draw big crowds to WEF
March 30 - $30,000 Amateur Owner Hunter Classic victory goes to Tracy Scheriff & Lavari
March 30 -
Lillie Keenen Double Winner in $30,000 Pony Invitational Classics
March 29 -
Beezie Madden wins $200,000 FTI Rider Challenge
March 29 -
Laura Chapot and Church Road claim $75,000 Penta Water Grand Prix
March 28 - Laura Kraut wins for Second Day in a Row in the $10,000 Wellington Golf Cars Welcome Stake
March 26 -
Laura Chapot takes Church Road to victory in Wellington
March 23 -
Stylish win for Canada’s Ian Millar in $75,000 Suncast Grand Prix
March 21 - Scott Stewart and Lazy Sunday win $50,000 International Hunter Derby
March 21 -
Dutchman Wiljan Laarakeers receives warm Wellington Welcome by winning the $10,000 Wellington Golf Cars Welcome Stake
March 19 - Judy Garofalo Torres and Jolly Mome enjoy victory in the $8,000 1.45m competition
March 19 -
18-Year-Old Ali Wolff wins $30,000 WEF Challenge Cup
March 16 -
Beezie Madden and Authentic win $200,000 CN WorldWide Grand Prix
March 15 -
Rodrigo Pessoa & son of Baloubet du Rouet notch another WEF victory in the Absorbine Myoplast 1.50m
March 14 -
Laura Chapot drives Church Road to victory in $6,000 Spy Coast Farm 1.40m Speed Challenge
March 13 -
Beezie Madden and Authentic win $30,000 WEF Challenge Cup Round VII
March 9 - Kent Farrington wins $150,000 CN US Open Jumping Championship; Laura Kraut tops U.S. Selection Trials
March 8 - Laura Kraut and Miss Independent win again, scoring victory in $25,000 CN Jumper Classic
March 7 -
United States wins Wellington Nations' Cup - ...More
March 7
- Canada's Eric Lamaze wins $30,000 WEF Challenge, Laura Kraut maintains Top Spot in U.S. Selection
March 6 - Georgina Bloomberg wins $30,000 CN Jumper Stake
March 5 - Will Simpson wins again, Laura Kraut moves into top spot in U.S. Selection Trials
March 3 -
Will Simpson wins $100,000 World Cup Qualifier; Jeffrey Welles leads U.S. Selection Trials
March 2 - Welles and Armani remain fault free after Two Rounds of the USEF Selection Trials for Show Jumping
March 1 -
Leslie Howard wins $20,000 Absorbine Myoplast 1.50m Classic

Feb. 29 - Ireland’s Conor Swail speeds to victory in the $6,000 Spy Coast Farm 1.40m Speed Challenge
Feb. 28 -
Lauren Hough wins $30,000 WEF Challenge Cup and First Olympic Selection Trial
Feb. 27 -
Laura Kraut opens Week Seven in Wellington with a win in the $8,000 1.45m Class
Feb. 24 - Canada's Eric Lamaze scores second Grand Prix victory by winning the $75,000 Palm Beach Equine Clinic/Adequan Grand Prix CSI3*
Feb. 23 - Elizabeth Boyd rode Fiyero to victory in the AHJF Hunter Classic Spectacular
Feb. 22 -
Rodrigo Pessoa & Palouchin Win 1.40m Speed Challenge
Feb. 21 - Hillary Dobbs wins Thursday's $30,000 Kilkenny WEF Challenge Cup - Round V
Feb. 17 - Mac Cone and Ole win the $60,000 Kilkenny International Cup Grand Prix CSI3*
Feb. 16 -
Peter Wylde anything but wild in the $20,000 Absorbine Myoplast 1.50m Classic victory
Feb. 15 -
Nicole Simpson wins $6,000 Spy Coast 1.40m NAL Speed Challenge
Feb. 14 -
Hillary Dobbs wins first Wellington Grand Prix on Valentine's Day
Feb. 13 - Hungarian horseman defies weather to win $8,000 1.45m Competition
Feb. 10 -
Rodrigo Pessoa and Rufus win
the $60,000 Spy Coast Farm Grand Prix
Feb. 9 -
Hillary Dobbs dominates $20,000 1.50m Classic in Wellington
Feb. 8 -
Canada’s Eric Lamaze flies to victory in Friday’s $6,000 1.40m competition; In the 1.40m NAL Spycoast Speed Challenge, it was Laura Chapot who posted the fastest time
Feb. 7 -
Laura Kraut wins $30,000 WEF Challenge Cup III in Wellington
Feb. 6 -
Alison Robitaille wins $8,000 1.45m on Wednesday
Feb. 3 -
Canada’s Eric Lamaze enjoys Super Sunday in Wellington
Feb.2 -
Beezie Madden in Wellington Winner’s Circle - winning the $20,000 1.50m Classic

Jan. 30 - Hometown Hero Candice King reigns in Wellington
Jan. 30 -
Olympic Champion Rodrigo Pessoa Two for Two in Wellington
Jan. 27 -
Puerto Rico's Francis Tress Roig claims $40,000 KRR Enterprises CSI2* Grand Prix
Jan. 26 -
Argentina’s Federico Sztyrle wins $20,000 Classic on Saturday
Jan 25 -
Olympic Champion Rodrigo Pessoa wins $10,000 Welcome Stake
Jan. 24 - Kent Farrington Wins $30,000 WEF Challenge Cup Series I
Jan. 23 -
Jumping heats up in Wellington - 1.40M II, Sec 1 (Section A), 1.40M II, Sec 1 (Section B), 1.45m II, Sec 1
Jan. 20 -
Scott Lenkart wins again in First Ever WEF Speed Derby, Danielle Goldstein and Nureev du Houssoit won the $25,000 Six-Bar
Jan. 19 - Addison Phillips pulls One-Two Punch in Wellington
Jan. 18
- Laura Bowery dominates Wellington competition in Friday's $10,000 Spy Coast 1.40m Speed Challenge
Jan. 17 - Scott Lenkart & Impulsive wins first 2008 WEF Welcome Stake
Jan. 17 - Scott Stewart rode the seven-year-old Castlewalk to a win Thursday in the First Year Green Working Hunters
Jan. 16 - Ireland's Shane Sweetnam wins WEF Opening Day
Jan. 16 - Ken Smith wins WEF Opening Day Working Hunter

RESULTS - CHALLENGE OF THE AMERICAS
March 9 -
Team USA Purina Mills Wins 2008 Challenge of the Americas; Team Can/Am SSG Gloves 2nd and Team International Morgan Stanley 3rd - ...More

RESULTS - DRESSAGE
March 23 - Ashley Holzer and Pop Art win CDI Grand Prix Musical Freestyle, Second Jacqueline Brooks and Gran Gesto, Todd Fletrich on Amadeus Third
March 21 - Denmark’s Mikala Gundersen & Leonberg win CDI Intermediaire II Winter Equestrian Festival Zada Dressage
March 20 - Ashley Holzer & Pop Art win Grand Prix at the Zada WEF Dressage CDI 3*
Feb. 22 - Jackie Brooks & Gran Gesto Zada Dressage Grand Prix Victors
Feb. 9 - Shawna Harding & Come On III win Prix St. Georges and Intermediate I at ESP Wellington Dressage
Feb. 8 -
George Williams & Rocher win Grand Prix at Wellington Dressage

NEWS
April 5 - 2008 WEF shatters all records, ends Sunday with $160,000 Jumper Events & Parade of Champions
April 4 -
Vets report improved footing leads to fewer horse injuries at 2008 WEF

March 19 - New round of major improvements for PBIEC After WEF 2008
March 15 -
US reigns Supreme in $50,000 Battle of the Nations
March 14 -
Maggie McAlary wins Inaugural George H. Morris Excellence in Equitation
March 11 -
Zada Dressage Center Stage at Winter Equestrian Festival
March 6 - USA vs. World Winner Take All Jumping Spectacular under lights at WEF
March 5 -
Record Nine Teams in Nations Cup at WEF Friday Night of National Passion & Partying
March 3 - Chelsea Moss & Rodin win Maclay at WEF in Wellington
Feb. 28 - USEF names CSIO Wellington Show Jumping Team
Deep field to contest USEF Selection Trials for Show Jumping

Steffen Peters to Perform “Salute to America” Musical Freestyle in Opening Ceremonies at the 2008 Challenge of the Americas
2008 Challenge of the Americas to be held March 8
Jan. 25 -
2,000 attend First Annual WEF Welcome Party at PBIEC
Rodrigo Pessoa wins Match Race, Ali Nilforushan Second

Jan. 17
- Lights go on in Wellington in The International Arena
Jan. 16 - CN Winter Equestrian Festival opens in celebration of color
Jan. 15 - WEF Opening News Conference
Jan. 14 - Olympic Dressage Rider, Ashley Holzer, to give exhibition at WEF Opening Sunday
Jan. 2 - Show Jumping Trials for 2008 Olympics to be held during the CN Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL

$25,000 USHJA International Hunter Challenge Derby to be staged by WEF

   


March 18 - Kate Wills Level 3 Jumper Circuit Champion at 2008 HITS OCALA
March 16 - Aaron Vale and Blue Danube win the HITS OCALA WINTER FINALE $100,000 DELUCA TOYOTA TUNDRA Grand Prix
March 15 - Jennifer Alfano and Rock Star roar in the $10,000 ASG Software Solutions/USHJA International Hunter Derby Classic
March 13 - David Beisel and Patoile win the HITS OCALA WINTER FINALE $25,000 Ariat Grand Prix
March 9 - Michael Grinyer and Alcatraz win the HITS V OCALA TOURNAMENT $50,000 STRONGID C 2X Grand Prix
March 7 - "Fentastic"! Tracy Fenney and Grace win HITS IV OCALA TOURNAMENT $25,000 Ariat Grand Prix
March 3 - Tracey Fenney and Grace win HITS III OCALA MASTERS $50,000 Purina Grand Prix
Feb. 28 -
She's magnificent! Tracy Magness and Tarco Van Ter Moude win the HITS III OCALA MASTERS $25,000 Ariat Grand Prix
Feb. 24 - Callan Solem and Mianta win the $50,000 Duggan Equipment Grand Prix, Morgan Hale secured the Central Equine Junior Medal; Robin Fairclough wins the Adequan Hunter Championship
Feb. 22 -
Don't mess with Texas! Tracy Fenney gracefully delivers a one-two for the second straight week winning Thursday's $25,000 Ariat Grand Prix
Feb. 17 - Tracy Fenney delivers a one-two punch during the $50,000 EMO Grand Prix
Feb. 14 -
She did it again! Tracy Magness and Tarco Van Ter Moude win the $25,000 Ariat Grand Prix at HITS Ocala
Feb. 3 - Callan Solem and Mianta win the $25,000 HITS Grand Prix Pre-Circuit Two at HITS Ocala  
Jan. 27
- Raul Halpern and "Rolls Royce" win the $25,000 Pre-Circuit One Grand Prix
Jan. 23 - HITS and Equine Medical Center announce Leading Mare Award for the 2008 HITS Ocala Winter Circuit
Benefit Raffle for Make A Wish Foundation ® - 2008 HITS OCALA is hosting a special Benefit Raffle featuring Author, Sharon Miner and her new book "Beloved Sport Horses", on March 2nd during The Talking Phone Book’s Kids Day at HITS Ocala Grand Prix Ring, Post Time Farm, Rt. 27, Ocala, FL   


2008 Tampa Equestrian Festival

April 8 - Tampa Equestrian Festival Week 3 Wrap-Up, April 1-6, 2008, Tournament of Champions
March 31 - Tampa Equestrian Festival Week 2 Wrap-up, March 26-30, 2008, Tampa Bay Classic
March 24 - Tampa Equestrian Festival Week 1 Wrap-up, March 19-23, 2008, Suncoast Internationale

April 5 - McLain Ward and Sapphire fight storms for victory in $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational, CSI 3*

McLain Ward

April 7 - Jennifer Alfano and Rock Star capture victory in $20,000 ASG Software Solutions USHJA International Hunter Derby in Naples
April 4
- Amber Henter demonstrated her expertise during The Tampa Equestrian Festival winning the ASPCA Maclay Horsemanship and Pessoa USEF Hunt Seat Medal Classes

April 4 - The 1.40m Jumper Classic victory goes to Will Simpson and El Campeon’s Tosca at Tampa Equestrian Festival
April 3 - McLain Ward and Phillipa take final 2008 $30,000 WEF Challenge Cup victory at Tampa Equestrian Festival
April 1 - Hunters Champions are crowned at the Tampa Equestrian
March 31 - Tampa Equestrian Festival Week 2 Wrap-up, March 26-30, 2008, Tampa Bay Classic
March 30 - Lowry and Rio Corde win the $75,000 JustWorld Grand Prix of Tampa at The Tampa Equestrian Festival
March 29 -
Jimmy Torano and Morgan Speed To Victory in the 1.40m Jumper Classic At The Tampa Equestrian Festival
March 28 -
Pacific Beach and Kate Levy are The Best Of The Best at The Tampa Equestrian Festival winning the 1.40m Jumper Speed Class
March 27 -
William Lowry and Polygraaf get first Tampa Equestrian Festival win in $30,000 WEF Challenge Cup, CSI 3*
March 26 -
Georgina Bloomberg and District Win Opening Class at Tampa Bay Classic, CSI 3*-W
March 24 -
Tampa Equestrian Festival Week 1 Wrap-up, March 19-23, 2008, Suncoast Internationale
March 22 -
Michael Murphy of Apopka, FL, was the winner of the Junior/Amateur-owner Power and Speed Class
March 13 -
Margie Engle and Hidden Creek’s Pamina L capture victory in $75,000 Bob Thomas Grand Prix of Florida
March 21 -
Margie Engle and Hidden Creek’s Calippo 12 score NAL Speed Win at Tampa Equestrian Festival
March 19 - Todd Minikus and Olinda win the Suncoast Internationale $30,000 WEF Challenge Cup at first week of Tampa Equestrian Festival
March 19 -
Tampa Equestrian Festival begins competition, Molly Ashe and Lutopia take First Jumper Win
March 12 -
Tampa Equestrian Festival to host $75,000 FEI World Cup Qualifier and Just World International Grand Prix of Tampa CSI 3*-W
March 10
- Canadian Eric Lamaze surges ahead on the Budweiser American Invitational Qualifying List
The Tampa Equestrian Festival and the 36th Annual $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational - Fast Facts
Feb. 1 - Stadium Jumping Inc. to present $20,000 International Hunter Derby at Wrenwood Farms in Naples, FL
Jan. 30 - Stadium Jumping, Inc., announces Official Dates of Tampa Horse Shows
 


March 19 - Gulf Coast Winter Classics Finale boasts action-packed weekend as Wilhelm Genn edges out $25,000 Grand Prix Victor Bjorn Ikast for Rider Bonus and Circuit Champs are named
March 13 -
Polygraaf and Bill Lowry win $25,000 Magnolia Welcome Classic
March 9 -
Things are jumping on the Gulf Coast - Andrew Ross and Wilhelm Genn take big wins
March 7 - David Wright and Renaissance triumph in the $10,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby
March 3 -
“BAM” fever hits the Third Week of the Gulf Coast Winter Classics
Feb. 24 -
Happy Days for Wilhelm Genn and Happy Z- capture $25,000 EMO Grand Prix of the Gulf Coast
Feb. 22 -
Week Two of Gulfport offers “Lagniappe” for All!
 Feb. 17 - Bill Lowry and Bjorn Ikast continue their winning ways in the Gulf Coast Winter Classics Opener


2008 Jacksonville Winter

Feb. 9 - Wilhelm Genn is Happy "Z" with win in $25,000 Jacksonville Finale and Bill Lowry is thrilled with $10,000 Bonus
Feb. 7 -
Roberto Teran and Distant Star 3E are winners in Thursday’s Lucky Sevens Welcome Stake
Feb. 3 - Bill Lowry triumphs in the $35,000 Jacksonville A to Z Grand Prix
Feb. 2 -
Samantha Schaefer takes One-Two-Three in the $25,000 Jacksonville Open Hunter Classic
Jan. 31 -
Wilhelm Genn win Jacksonville A-Z Lucky Sevens Welcome Classic
Jan. 26
- Wilhelm Genn and Chantal win $25,000 Grand Prix
Week Two - Wrap-Up - Kyle King riding Finnete win Thursday's Lucky Sevens Welcome Jumper Classic

Week One - McLain Ward and Lauren Hough achieve big wins during opening week

Jan. 20 -
Lauren Hough and Casadora only Double Clear to win $75,000 Green Cove Springs World Cup Qualifier
Jan. 18
- McLain Ward and Phillipa triumph at $24,777 Lucky Sevens Welcome Jumper Classic at Jacksonville Winter Opener
Jan. 18 - Jacksonville Winter Series hosts World Cup Qualifier



UNITED STATES EQUESTRIAN FEDERATION "WEEK IN REVIEW": 2008: March 6 , Feb. 28 , Feb. 22 , Feb. 14 , Feb. 7 , Jan. 31 , Jan. 24 , Jan. 17 , Jan. 10 , Jan. 2

USEF/PHR Breeders' Newsletter: 2008: February , January , 2007: December , November , October , September , News Archives

AGA 2007 Rider of the Year Standings AGA 2007 Rookie of the Year Standings AGA 2007 Horse of the Year Standings USET Showjumping Rankings USA Equitation Rankings National WCHR Rider Standings

TROXEL MEDICAL INFORMATION FORM
The USA Equestrian Safety Committee is introducing a rider Medical Information Form sponsored by Troxel Helmets, with the recommendation that each rider/driver/handler complete a copy of the form and place it in an outside coat, shirt or pants pocket whenever competing at all recognized competitions. The committee advises that the information exhibitors include in the form will assist medical personnel in the event of a serious accident or injury. Please inform your trainer and/or groom of the location of your completed form and be careful if borrowing another exhibitors jacket.
Forms are being mailed to competitions with the request that they be made available to exhibitors in the show office. Forms are also available as downloads on our website under Safety and under Competition downloads and will be mailed to all members with their 2004 membership cards

The American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act - Read the details, sign the Petition, write your representative and spread the word! Help save the lives of thousands of horses. Your help is needed NOW!
 

A Horse, Of Course! articles by Don Blazer
Testing positive for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA),
More about EIA,
Buying a New Horse,
Stifle Problems,
ESP and Horses, Vaulting,
more to follow!


ESPN - Quarter Horse Racing - America's Fastest Athlete - Click Here!
STOLEN HORSES BULLETIN BOARD - If you have lost a horse through theft, please contact us with a story and photo and we will post it on our new page. Get the word out and maybe someone will find your horse.
Dressage On Television - Cable Channel RFD-TV will be showing 2 shows every Friday. More!    
COGGINS NEWS FOR FLORIDA!
  The EA Coggins Test yellow owner's copy can now be photocopied and faxed! This new ruling was issued by Dr. Leroy Coffman, Florida State Veterinarian. This will greatly facilitate our movement inside the state, and applies for the State of Florida.
Deadly Diseases of the Horse-The Knowledge Bank- Courtesy The Horse Interactive-

We recommend an interesting series of horse articles - courtesy equusite.com
Safety First, Teach Your Horse Ground Manners, Basic Training Principles, Equine Behaviour & Specific Behaviour Problems, Riding/Training Under Saddle - more to come!
Take your Horse To the Beach for Fun In The Water! by permission of Horsenews-On Line, (Sharon Miner, author) While this article is written for the Rehoboth Beach area of North Carolina, it has good advice for riders who want to enjoy their horses at the beach! We suggest that you check with your local authorities about the restrictions on the beach of your choice!
ARE YOU AND YOUR HORSE HELPING THE ECONOMY? Interesting statistics colected by The American Horse Council.
Horse Health: Horse Sense With Magnetics - By Linda Greenlaw - Good information about using magentic therapy in horses.

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