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NewsShowing News04-07-2012
On April 22nd Holland NIevergelt traveled to the Pines Horse show in Connecticut to compete in the Green Pony Hunter division and attempt to qualify her pony Glynhafan Red Kestral for Pony Finals in Kentucky.  They ended up reserve champion and qualified in their first attempt.  Unfortunately her pony was not "recorded" as the owner was sure he was lifetime recorded by ...

NewsShowing News04-07-2012
1 WAS WONDERING IF YOU WANT ANY NEWS FROM NOVA SCOTIA CANADA WE HAVE SOME REINING AND TEAM PENNING ALSO BARRLES AND POLES NEWS IF YOU WANT TO PRINT IT

NewsShowing News19-06-2012
They didn't have to absolutely, positively get them there overnight, but when the U.S. Equestrian Federation sent some of its horses to London for the Olympics, it was a special delivery. The elite U.S. three-day eventing equine squad landed in London on Monday on a FedEx flight, having taken the red eye from Newark, N.J. They're not the first competitors to arrive as the countdown to...

NewsShowing News15-06-2012
The first season in the books, horse racing begins its second season Saturday. The Triple Crown dominates the sport's first season, of course, and with all its focus on jewels it can be more glittery than substantial, more about anticipation than realization. There's no disputing jewelry's dazzling allure. The first season's appeal reaches even the most casual fans whose interes...

NewsShowing News14-06-2012
The "Road to the Kentucky Derby" begins this fall and is intended to build advance fan interest for the Derby on May 4. The scoring system will allow horses to begin earning points as 2-year-olds in designated races this fall. Churchill management believes the new structure organizes the preps into the equivalent of a regular season and playoffs, to which fans can relate. &quo...

NewsShowing News14-06-2012
In the stables at a prominent quarter horse track in New Mexico, workers quietly nicknamed Jose Trevino Morales's stables as the "Zetas' stables" and say they often saw people show up with bags of cash to buy the horses. On Tuesday, authorities raided those stables and a horse ranch in Oklahoma accusing Trevino and others of running a sophisticated money-laundering operati...

NewsShowing News06-06-2012
As the thoroughbred industry remains under siege, reeling from reports of horses used and abused and treated to the kind of milkshakes you can't order in a Baskin Robbins, the Belmont Stakes does not offer much in the way of a feel-good antidote. I'll Have Another might become the 12th Triple Crown winner, and the first since Affirmed in 1978, but the colt is trained by Doug O'N...

NewsShowing News31-05-2012
Triple Crown chance I’ll Have Another and other Belmont Stakes entrants will be monitored closely to prevent tampering in the run-up to the June 9 race. All horses will undergo blood tests when they arrive at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York, and will be stalled in a secure area from June 6. New York racing board investigators will monitor all treatments. “The Racing and Wag...

NewsShowing News30-05-2012
When you buy a racehorse, you pays your money and you takes your chances. Top yearlings at Keeneland's 2011 Thoroughbred auction, for instance, averaged nearly $350,000 and hadn't yet raced a step. Odds are that some of them never will. Now, thanks to a Binghamton University biologist, it's possible to boost the odds of getting a winner with a simple genetic test. ThoroughGen, f...

NewsShowing News29-05-2012
A traffic accident turned tragic on Friday, May 25 when a trailer carrying six of Nathalie and Michael Pollard's competition horses flipped over just five miles away from their home stable. A groom was hauling the trailer at the time, and the accident was reportedly caused by another driver cutting off the rig. According to news from the Pollard's website, the police stated there was no...

NewsShowing News24-05-2012
Peter Doubleday took the call last September. We want your horse show for the Olympic observation events, a United States Equestrian Federation committee member said. Get ready. Doubleday, manager of the Devon Horse Show, and the rest of the show's employees have been doing that for the last two years, he said, even if they didn't quite realize it. In 2010, they replaced the footing...

NewsShowing News17-05-2012
All eyes will be on Kentucky Derby winner I’ll Have Another when an 11-horse field lines up for the $1 million Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday. A victory, and I’ll Have Another will have a chance to become the first Triple Crown champion in 34 years if he goes on to win the Belmont Stakes next month in New York. But a whole bunch of 3-year-olds are out to spoil t...

NewsShowing News15-05-2012
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) recognizes heroes in the animal community each year with its Humane Awards. Nominations are being accepted now through June 8, 2012 for this year’s awards. The awards are divided into four categories: The Public Service Award is given to a public service officer (police officer, firefighter, etc.) who made a her...

NewsShowing News11-05-2012
Last summer, the trainer Doug O’Neill was formally sanctioned after one of his racehorses at Hollywood Park in California tested positive for illegal drugs. A year before, in 2010, O’Neill was punished for administering an illegal performance-enhancing concoction to a horse he ran in the prestigious Illinois Derby — the third time he had been accused of giving a horse what...

NewsShowing News09-05-2012
With one of the strongest fields and most exciting finishes in Kentucky Derby history, the 138th “Run For the Roses,” set an all time attendance record at Louisville’s Churchill Downs, with over 165,000 there in person to see I’ll Have Another take the crown. As I noted yesterday, the crowd was a mix of veterans who come every year and wouldn’t miss the race fo...

NewsShowing News03-05-2012
The horse racing industry Wednesday lined up behind a proposal to adopt tougher oversight and penalties at New Mexico's tracks, which were recently identified as having the worst safety record in the nation. Horse and track owners and a jockey's union were among those who spoke in support of a New Mexico Racing Commission proposal to adopt model regulations developed by the Associat...

NewsShowing News30-04-2012
Hansen was there, edging out a hard charging Union Rags. Dullahan ran, too, as did Daddy Long Legs, Creative Cause, Take Charge Indy, Alpha, Optimizer and Prospective. The same horses are expected to line up again on Saturday in the Kentucky Derby, just six months after the Breeders' Cup Juvenile on the same Churchill Downs track set the stage for the Run for the Roses. While no hor...

NewsShowing News24-04-2012
Picking the favorite for the Kentucky Derby may be as tough as picking the winner. Without a breakthrough star heading into the May 5 Derby, there's a stable full of 3-year-olds worthy of the leading role when a full field of 20 horses spring from the starting gate at Churchill Downs. Begin with Union Rags, who opened on top and now finishes No. 1 on the AP's final Run to the Ro...

NewsShowing News16-03-2012
67th Annual Pin Oak Charity Horse Show gets off to a fashionable start to lead into the show's open on March 21, 2012. This USEF designated Heritage Competition is an array of breeds and disciplines to create an equestrian sporting event like no other to benefit charities and runs through April 1, 2012. Pin Oak continues its Texas tradition of helping as it steps up and steps out for childr...

NewsShowing News09-01-2012
The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority has approved a deal that ensures harness racing will continue at the Meadowlands. The deal gives Jeffrey Gural, who also owns Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs in upstate New York, a 31-year lease to run the track.   Source: The New York Times

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