Zionsville, IN – June 22, 2012 – Set along the countryside of Zionsville, IN, just north of Indianapolis, the Traders Point Hunt Charity Horse Show is sprawled along a 250-acre facility-the ideal spot for the $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby. BKD Wealth Advisors, LLC (BKDWA), an investment advisory firm, has stepped up to sponsor the popular derby event.
Rotterdam, Netherlands – June 22, 2012 – Laura Kraut and Cedric could not be stopped on Thursday, June 21, 2012, as they emerged the victors of the qualifying 23’000 € 1.55 m Syndicaat van de Rotterdamse Havenbedrijven Prix. The Concours Hippique International Officiel(CHIO) has seen some of the world’s greatest competitors vie for the prestigious title of the Rotterdam CHIO champion, and it looks as though Kraut and Cherry Knoll Farm’s Cedric are going to leave nothing to chance.
RENO, NEV., June 22, 2012 — There was a shakeup in the saddle bronc riding at the eighth performance of the Reno Rodeo that changed the travel plans of six of the twelve final round qualifiers.
RENO, NEV., June 21, 2012 — One year ago, when Ardie Maier entered the Reno Rodeo, he was 10th in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association World Standings, the exact same ranking as this year.
Secretariat’s winning time in the 1973 Preakness has been changed to reflect that the Triple Crown-winning colt’s time was actually faster than the stakes record.
Saratoga Springs, NY – June 20, 2012 – SBS Farms emerged victorious at the Skidmore College Saratoga Classic. Jennifer Alfano dominated the professional divisions, as well as securing the top honors in the $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby with both Jersey Boy and Miss Lucy, eventually leading the victory gallop. Katherine Karrer also took excellent ribbons in the Amateur-Owner 18-35 Hunters with Contifax.
Lexington, KY – June 20, 2012 – Professional rider Peter Pletcher once again captured the winning honors with NLF Shakespeare’s Rhythm in a derby event. The pair earned the top call during the $30,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby at the Country Heir Horse Show for Nordic Lights Farm and the Bruheim Family. A flawless handy round helped them receive high scores and eventually head the event’s victory gallop.
Lexington, KY – June 19, 2012 – The Alltech National Horse Show, scheduled for October 30 through November 4, 2012 at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park announced today that the show’s new website has officially launched at www.AlltechNationalHorseShow.com.
Calgary, Alberta – June 18, 2012 – Abigail McArdle and Cosma 20 continued to take the 1.40m Junior/Amateur Jumpers by storm during the second week of the Spruce Meadows Tournament. The pair claimed two victories, winning the $3,500 Trimac Junior/Amateur Jumper event on Friday, and the $5,000 AECOM Junior/Amateur Cup on Sunday. They produced double-clear efforts in each class to lead the victory gallop at the prestigious horse show. McArdle also competed in the Rocky Mountain Show Jumping, winning the Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search for the second week in a row with Apartico.