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TODAYS EQUESTRIAN Happy Holidays NovemberDecember 2014 Focusing on East Coast Riders and Their Horses Great Gifts for Horse Lovers

SEASONS GREETINGS From Authorized Dealer of Parlanti and Lucchese Tel 1.844.PARLANTI 1.844.LUCCHESE PARLANTI MIAMI PARLANTI ROMA PARLANTI DENVER PARLANTI OCALA Call uswe want to answer all you

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H From the Publishers Desk ow does the popular song go....Celebrate good times, come on, lets celebrate now Lets face it, celebrating is FUN and celebrating during the holidays is even more fun Of c

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HAVE A SPECIAL HOLIDAY SEASON AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR From the Show Staff at Stepping Stone Farm 2015 Show Dates USEF NEHC CHJA FWPHA Feb. 8 March 8 March 14 May 9 May 25 June 6 June 28 July 12 Aug.

SHOW SHOTS Johanna faricelli Alexa Stiegler and her new horse, Argante, were Childrens Hunter Horse champions at the Fairfield County Hunt Club Horse Show on October 18. ALexa is trained by Bill Barr

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newsr r a l co Amateur Rider Association Update Whats new around our region The United States Hunter Jumper Association USHJA recently announced their 2014 Members Choice Award winners, where the ac

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I First Inaugural National PHA Invitational a Huge Success By Karin Immerman Centenary Colleges beautiful equestrian center in Long Valley, New Jersey. Divisions were offered to juniors and amateurs

About the National PHA Horsemen Helping Horsemen is the motto of the National Professional Horsemens Association. The PHA is an association made up of professional horsemen which has been in existence

T he history books were made to house Tori Colvins name. The young phenom has been winning championship titles since her pony days. At just 17 years old, she has already won the USHJA International H

T he 2014 WIHS Equitation Finals concluded with a win for Michael Hughes, 18, of Allendale, NJ. Hughes rode Jordyn Rose Freedmans Finnick through the first two phases of competition, finishing with a

T Northeast Regional Adult Amateur Dressage Championships he NRAADC Championship, sponsored by the Connecticut Dressage Association, was held at the Mystic Valley Hunt Club Fall Dressage Show Octobe

Happy Holidays from Whether you are a seasoned rider or just beginning, Red Oak Farm can help you grow to your full potential all in a safe and friendly environment. For more information, visit us at

at Stanhope Stables, Huntington, NY Congratulations to our Riders On a Successful 2014 Show Season Now accepting students of every age and ability as well as riders to join our competitive show team.

M aking sure horses are comfortable in their stalls is important to all horse owners. Here are a few considerations when bedding your horse down for the night. How do you buy shavings Does size of ba

What a Difference a Few Months Make Ask anyone who rides and theyll tell you that its a lot of hard work. Sometimes the ups and downs can really put a toll on you. For me, one of the toughest parts wa

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North Shore Equ and Brook Would like to Congratulate Successful 2014 G We currently have openings for new horses and riders to join our team for the upcoming 2015 season. If you are interested, ple

uestrian Center ke Chasin All Horses and Riders for a Good Luck in 2015 Good Luck in 2015 Brooke Chasin, Trainer 700 Northern Blvd Old Brookville, NY 5166269714 North Shore Equestrian Center Toda

Ask Ashley s the year end approaches, my children are half thrilled and half disappointed. Not because they dont like the holidays, but because the teachers love to give first semester exams RIGHT bef

To all our clients, friends and supporters... May you have A Happy Holiday Season and A Healthy and Wonderful 2015 THANK YOU for your continued patronage Looking For ard to an Exciting 2015 Season A

And Proudly Offers for Lease or Sale Bruce ESI Photography Wishes Happy Holidays and Good Luck in 2015 to all her Students, Friends and Horse Show Family Patty Messina Sh

Happy Holidays from Our Family to Yours From Your Friends at Stanhope Stables, Jumpers Creek and Sagamore Hill Stables Huntington, NY Todays Equestrian NovemberDecember 2014 35

Happy Holidays from MilRidge Farm Come Fox Hunt with Us Quality Boarding in a Picturesque Country Setting Training for the Competitive Rider Indoor Arena Trails Stalls and Turnout Available 451

Q. A. KIPS TIPS... By Kip Rosenthal My Horse is Tense at Horse Shows... My young horse gets really wired when he goes to horse shows. He doesnt work down, he works up. Hes pretty sensible at home. H

H By Ann Jamieson eading to Old Dalton Farm in Poughquag, New York, The history starts just beyond the front door of the Dalton you turn onto Roosevelt Drive before making the right Farm Clubhouse.

additional 200 acres. In addition to being the son of one of the most significant presidents in history, and Eleanor Roosevelt, one of the most important women of her time, FDR, Jr. was himself an imp

Congratulations Happy Holidays to All and Good Luck in 2015 From Swan Creek Farm Bridgehampton, New York 40 Todays Equestrian NovemberDecember 2014

Congratulates Their Students On a Fabulous 2014 And Wishes Them Continued Success in 2015 East End Stables We Wish All Our Clients, Family and Friends A Happy Holiday Season and a Successful and Hea

Congratulations Silver Oak Stables 2014 Zone 2 Champion Adult Amateur Hunter 1835 Djorko to to Rider Jessica Longo and Trainer Marty deLeyer Best Wishes for the Coming Show Season to Djorko, Jess a

Congratulations to Ava Caputo and Saltwood Tuscany On a Very Successful 2014 USHJA Zone 2 Hunter Finals Champion SmallMedium Childrens Hunter Pony Overall Grand Champion Childrens Hunter Pony Best

The Roving Reporter Asks... What was the Best Horsey Gift You Ever Received think the best horsey gift I ever received was from my trainer, Kris Ward, when I was 11 years old. She gave me a matching

On a Very Successful 2014 Show Season What a Year You Had with Your Two Horses Julianne Marklin Congratulations to Marshall and Sterling Year End Champion Adult High Jumpers Marshall and Sterling

love compiling my Holiday Wish List. Throughout the year, whenever I see something special, I jot it down and, come November, to the list it is added Sometimes they are little things that would make l

8. A Horsemans App. Can someone smart invent an app that stores all your horse numbers and membership numbers, addresses, etc. and directly enters them at the push of a button I am not sure why in thi

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A beautiful equestrianthemed silk scarf of a jumper in two color combinations, bluepink or yelloworange shown. Julie Anna Freund was selected as L Lavones inaugural designer for their scarves. Julie,

Todays Equestrian Wishes Good Luck to all its friends on the Florida Circuit While youre having fun in the sun, keep up with all the news back home... Pick up a complimentary copy of Todays Equestri

Is available for lessons at all levels At Island Hills Stable, Middle Island, NY Beautiful Indoor ring, onsite horse shows, all amenities for horse and rider. Horses available for lease and half lease

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Answers to Quiz on page 32 1. The trot. The reinback also has a diagonal footfall but it is not a gait. 2. Left hind, left front, right hind, right front. 3. Shoulderin is ridden on three tracks. The

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Wishing All of our Clients and Friends a Wonderful Holiday Season Wi from Your Friends at the Competition Auto Group and Competition Equestrian, LLC. Equine photos by Shawn McMillan Photography Give