Monday, March 16, 2015

Venezuela’s Angel Karolyi and Venus Win $100,000 HITS Grand Prix

 Venezuela’s Angel Karolyi and Venus on their way to victory in the $100,000 Sullivan GMC Truck Grand Prix held Sunday, March 15, at HITS Ocala in Ocala, FL.                                                           Photo by © ESI Photography
Ocala, Florida – For the second week in a row, Angel Karolyi of Venezuela stood in the winner’s circle following the Sunday Grand Prix at HITS Ocala in Ocala, FL.

Having claimed the $50,000 Purina Animal Health Grand Prix on Sunday, March 8, riding Wings, Karolyi returned to Post Time Farm to capture the $100,000 Sullivan GMC Truck Grand Prix on Sunday, March 15, this time riding Venus. Both horses are trained by Karolyi’s business partner, Andrea King of Aiken, SC.

Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2014/15 - 's-Hertogenbosch - Freestyle News

A thrilled Edward Gal (NED) wins the final leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2014/15 in front of a home crowd in 's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. Next stop, the Finals in Las Vegas, Nevada!

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Schoolmaster offered for a half-lease

Harrod is a real schoolmaster offered for a half-lease, he does dressage, jumping and he is great on trail rides. He is 17' hands. He is very gentle and has a kind personality.

For more information:

Home 514-935-1683
Cell: 514-909-1683

Cell: 514-583-1013
Home: 450-246-4388

3 year old Baie TB for sale

Sire: Japura’s Pride - TB - 16.3
Dam: Lyric - TB - 16.1

3 year old Baie TB, 15’2. She is registered pure TB. She is from the blood line of Seattle Slew. Her Grand-Father is a well-known in the racing discipline in the United-states. He participated in many prestigious races. This blood line has demonstrated great qualities on the show jumping and cross-country circuit. These horses are always ready to take on new challenges and more complex tasks. What characterises this mare the best is her athleticisms. She is very honest when confronted to new challenges. She will jump anything you show her. She spent the first years of her life living outside with many other horses.

This summer she did two dressage shows. She did one training level where she finish with a score of 68% (2nd) and another in the initiation level where she finished 3rd.

For further information please contact Lysel Landry at 450-245-7031.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Ashley Holzer Dances Her Way to the Top 10 at Palm Beach Derby CDI-W

Photo: Ashley Holzer and Dressed In Black took seventh place in the prestigious FEI Grand Prix Freestyle CDI-W with a score of 72.35% during week nine of the Adequan Global Dressage Festival in Wellington, Fla.  Photo Credit: Susan J. Stickle
Ashley Holzer and Dressed In Black danced their way to a top 10 finish at the prestigious Palm Beach Dressage Derby CDI-W, held March 4-8 in Wellington, Fla. as part of the Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF).

Riding to a musical arrangement composed by Tamara Williams in the FEI Grand Prix Freestyle CDI-W on Mar. 6, Holzer and Dressed In Black (Dresemann x Sweetheart), her 10-year-old Westphalian stallion, led the Canadian line-up to tie for seventh place on a score of 72.35%.

"I was thrilled with my ride on Friday," said Holzer, a four-time Olympian for Canada. "Dressed in Black was so much fun to ride.  To feel a horse try his best is always the ultimate prize in this sport. This was his first time competing in this electric atmosphere against some of the best in the world."

Fellow Canadian Olympian, Jacqueline Brooks of Cedar Valley, Ont. and D Niro (D-Day x Napoleon 625), a 16-year-old Swedish Warmblood gelding owned by Mary Brooks of Brookhaven Dressage Inc., was the next best placed Canadian in 13th place (69.825%). Dressage veteran, Diane Creech of Caistor Centre, Ont. scored 66.875% for 14th place riding Devon L (De Niro x Wolkenstein II), a 15-year-old Hanoverian gelding co-owned by D.W. Leatherdale and Leatherdale Farms.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

At 14 years old, Smart Spook still has all the moves

At 14 years old, Smart Spook still has all the moves! He was the 2004 NRHA Open Futurity Champion, the 2005 NRHA Open Derby Champion (the first horse to ever win these two events consecutively), an AQHA World Champion and three time FEI Masters Reining champion with NRHA earnings in excess of $400,000. Here is a video of our run from the AQHA's Markel Showdown in Cowtown on Saturday night where he marked a 222. Watch the full episode on RFD on Wednesday night.

Equine Canada Statement Regarding FEI Endurance in Region Group VII

As the national governing body for equestrian sport and recreation, horse welfare is paramount to Equine Canada (EC). Therefore, EC strongly supports the recent actions taken by the FEI to reform the sport of endurance in Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) Region Group VII.

EC also fully supports the FEI in its decision to cancel the remaining international endurance events scheduled to take place in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in March 2015.

EC feels that these emergency measures implemented by the FEI are necessary to protect horse welfare, and uphold the integrity of the rules governing FEI competitions.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

For Sale: All Purpose 16-1/2" Saddle

For Sale:  Saint Lourdes All Purpose 16-1/2" Saddle, medium tree, colour cognac, includes stirrup leathers, stirrups and bridle. Like new. Well made of good quality leather by one of Argentina's top saddleries.
See Selling it as I need an 18" saddle.

PRICE:: $425 OBO
PHONE: 450-424-9459 450-455-2732

Friday, March 6, 2015

Selleria Equipe Sponsors Double H Farm and Show Jumper Quentin Judge

Equipe horse riding saddles
Wellington, FL – March 4, 2015 – Double H Farm is pleased to announce a new sponsorship by Selleria Equipe for the 2015 show season. Owned and operated by the Harrison family, Double H Farm focuses on show jumpers and hunters that are born to compete at the top level of the sport. With riders Quentin Judge, Cayce Harrison, and Olympic gold medalist McLain Ward, the horses of Double H Farm show at the best competitions in North America and the world.

Double H Farm operates two world-class facilities in Ridgefield, Connecticut as well as Wellington, Florida, where the horses and riders are currently competing at the world renowned Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF). Showing top horses such as HH Copin van de Broy, HH Dark de la Hart, and HH Donnatella, Quentin Judge loves riding in Equipe saddles and appreciates their partnership as he continues to pursue his dreams as an international show jumper.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

2015 Vermont Summer Festival Features NEW Footing

The 2015 Vermont Summer Festival will feature new Kruse Cushion Ride footing in every ring, improving the competition experience for both horse and rider.                                          Photo Courtesy of Vermont Summer Festival
East Dorset, Vermont - Competitors asked for it, and the Vermont Summer Festival delivered. 350,000 pounds of new footing, that is! In a major overhaul, Kruse Cushion Ride (KCR) will be installed prior to the 2015 Vermont Summer Festival, covering 334,000 square feet of ring surface including all competition arenas, warm-up rings, and lunging areas. The six-week 2015 Vermont Summer Festival takes place from June 30 through August 9 at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, VT.

Competitors can look forward to riding on Kruse Cushion Ride footing in every ring at this year’s Vermont Summer Festival. The grand prix arena, jumper annex ring, all three hunter rings, as well as all schooling and lunging rings will be completely redone with KCR footing.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Lucy Deslauriers Goes “Clean for the Green” in SSG Gloves Promotion

 SSG Gloves “Go Clean for the Green” promotion manager Jennifer Ward presents Lucy Deslauriers, mounted on Hester, with a $1,000 bonus following her win in the $10,000 High Junior Jumper Classic on Sunday, March 1, at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL.                                                                           Photo by Sportfot
Wellington, Florida – Lucy Deslauriers claimed a $1,000 bonus for wearing SSG ‘Digital’ riding gloves on her way to victory in the $10,000 Sleepy P Ranch High Junior Jumper Classic on Sunday, March 1, during week eight of the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL. Running throughout the 12-week Winter Equestrian Festival, the SSG Gloves “Go Clean for the Green” promotion rewards riders for their loyalty to the Canadian brand in the Ruby et Violette WEF Challenge Cup, the High Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic, and the Sleepy P Ranch High Junior Jumper Classic.

Ireland’s Alan Wade set the track in the DeNemethy Ring for Sunday morning’s $10,000 High Amateur-Owner Classic, which attracted 24 entries. Ten of those would go clear to qualify for the jump-off. Returning ninth in the jump-off order, Deslauriers moved into the lead after posting a time of 36.33 seconds that would ultimately prove unbeatable. Her winning mount was Hester, a 10-year-old Belgian Warmblood gelding owned by her mother, Lisa Deslauriers.